Big Picture Science – Eye Spy: Susan Landau

August 4, 2014

Eye Spy – Susan Landau click to listen Part 3 of Eye Spy, featuring Susan Landau, professor of cyber security policy at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, author of Surveillance or Security?: The Risks Posed by New Wiretapping Technologies and Privacy on the Line: The Politics of Wiretapping and Encryption. (TRT 12:12)

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Big Picture Science – Eye Spy: Hal Rappaport

August 4, 2014

Eye Spy – Hal Rappaport click to listen Part 2 of Eye Spy, featuring Hal Rappaport, technology consultant for businesses and author of the paranormal thriller Hath No Fury: The Lesson of Three Book One. His article, “7 Sinister Technologies from Orwell’s 1984“, appeared on the SyFy Channel’s online magazine. (TRT 5:46)

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Big Picture Science – Eye Spy: Robert Gehl

August 4, 2014

Eye Spy – Robert Gehl click to listen Part 1 of Eye Spy, featuring Robert Gehl, professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Utah, discussing the potential dangers and benefits of Google Glass. His article, “A Mind Meld with the Surveillance State” appeared in an online issue of The Week. (TRT 10:01)

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Big Picture Science – Replace What Ails You

July 28, 2014

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

July 28, 2014

Replace What Ails You – Ali Khademhosseini click to listen 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. (TRT 10:40)

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Big Picture Science – Replace What Ails You: William Murphy

July 28, 2014

Replace What Ails You – William Murphy click to listen 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. (TRT 8:35)

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Big Picture Science – Replace What Ails You: Jose Carmena

July 28, 2014

Replace What Ails You – Jose Carmena click to listen 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. (TRT 6:09)

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

July 28, 2014

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

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Big Picture Science – Replace What Ails You: Thomas Goetz

July 28, 2014

Replace What Ails You – Thomas Goetz click to listen 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. (TRT 12:50)

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Big Picture Science – Stellar Job

July 19, 2014

Big Picture Science – Stellar Jobclick to listen! The stars are out tonight. And they do more than just twinkle. These boiling balls of hot plasma can tell us something about other celestial phenomena. They betray the hiding places of black holes, for one. But they can also fool us. Find out why one of […]

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