Big Picture Science – Glutenous Maximus: Dana Lis / Gluten Free

February 1, 2016

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! Glutenous Maximus – Gluten Free click to listen (trt 9:40) Part 2 of Skeptic Check: Glutenous Maximus, featuring Dana Lis, sports dietician and PhD student at the University of Tasmania, describing her study which found no health benefits in […]

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Big Picture Science – Replace What Ails You

January 25, 2016

Big Picture Science – Replace What Ails Youclick to listen! Germs can make us sick, but we didn’t know about these puny pathogens prior to the end of the 19th century. Just the suggestion that a tiny bug could spread disease made eyes roll. Then came germ theory, sterilization, and antibiotics. It was a revolution […]

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Big Picture Science – Replace What Ails You: Ali Khademhosseini / 3D Printed Human Tissue

January 25, 2016

Replace What Ails You – Ali Khademhosseini click to listen(TRT 10:40) Part 5 of Replace What Ails You, featuring Ali Khademhosseini, bioengineer, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Woman’s Hospital, describing how human biological tissues can be reproduced with 3D printing technology.

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Big Picture Science – Replace What Ails You: William Murphy / Stem Cell Research

January 25, 2016

Replace What Ails You – William Murphy click to listen(TRT 8:35) Part 4 of Replace What Ails You, featuring William Murphy, bioengineer and co-director of the Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison.

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Big Picture Science – Replace What Ails You: Jose Carmena / Brain-Machine Interface

January 25, 2016

Replace What Ails You – Jose Carmena click to listen (TRT 6:09) Part 3 of Replace What Ails You, featuring Jose Carmena, neuroscientist and biomedical engineer at the University of California, Berkeley; co-director of the Berkeley-UCSF Center for Neural Engineering and Prostheses.

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Big Picture Science – Replace What Ails You: Ye Olde Prosthetics Shoppe

January 25, 2016

Replace What Ails You – Ye Olde Prosthetics Shoppe click to listen (TRT 3:48) Part 2 of Replace What Ails You, featuring a look back at the early technology of prosthetics.

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Big Picture Science – Replace What Ails You: Thomas Goetz / Tuberculosis Cure

January 25, 2016

Replace What Ails You – Thomas Goetz click to listen (TRT 12:50) Part 1 of Replace What Ails You, featuring Thomas Goetz, author of The Remedy: Robert Koch, Arthur Conan Doyle, and the Quest to Cure Tuberculosis.

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Big Picture Science – Winging It

January 18, 2016

Big Picture Science – Winging It Ask anyone what extraordinary powers they’d love to have, and you’re sure to hear “be able to fly.” We’ve kind of scratched that itch with airplanes. But have we gone as far as we can go, or are better flying machines in our future? And whatever happened to our […]

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Big Picture Science – Winging It: Sanjiv Singh / Flying Cars

January 18, 2016

Winging It – Flying Cars click to listen (TRT 7:44) Part 4 of Winging It, featuring Sanjiv Singh, research professor at the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, on his previous work in engineering a flying car for DARPA.

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Big Picture Science – Winging It: Duncan Wass / Self-repairing Airplanes

January 18, 2016

Winging It – Self-repairing Airplanes click to listen (TRT 7:05) Part 3 of Winging It, featuring Duncan Wass, professor of chemistry at the University of Bristol, U.K., discussing his work developing material that fixes tiny cracks in airplane wings.

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