Peter Norvig, Engineering Director at Google, shares how we channel the flood of data in society.
Nita Farahany, Professor of Law and Genome Sciences and Policy at Duke University, argues that genetically engineering babies is a necessity because it has the possibility curbing the onset of certain diseases.
A panel of medical professionals including Roni Zeiger, former Google Chief Health Strategist, takes on the question of whether real-time, remote will be possible in the next 5 years.
Greg Biggers presents Participant Driven Science.
Futurist Peter Schwartz argues that bringing Earth back to it's prehistoric climate would result in abrupt global warming and war.
Neurologist Robert Sapolsky examines the primate brain to show pleasure isn't so much about the reward, but in the anticipation of getting one. He notes that humans seem to be unique among animals in our willingness to put off a pay-off...
Yulun Wang, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of inTouch Health, discusses some of the fears patients have of care robots.
What's more rewarding eating a piece of candy, or the sense of anticipation you feel just before you eat it? As far as your brain is concerned, it's probably the latter. Cynergey's Kes Sampanthar explains what neuroscience reveals about motivation.
David C. Blackburn, Assistant Curator of Herpetology research at the California Academy of Sciences, discusses a global epidemic that is threatening thousands of species of amphibians.
Physicist Helen Quinn and the California Department of Education's Phil LaFontaine explain how next-generation science standards may impact the classroom experience for science educators.
Kris Saha presents Patients + Caregivers + Friends.
Photographer Rachel Sussman presents an image of the oldest known living thing on planet Earth: a specimen of actinobacteria, found in Siberian permafrost. How old, exactly? Would you believe... 500,000 years?
Susan Freinkel, author of Plastic: A Toxic Love Story, explains how disposable plastics added to a culture of convenience in the 1950s.
Philippe Dinkel, Director of the Geneva University of Music, explores the surprising and sometimes contentious overlap between artistic work and scientific research.
Aerospace engineer and founder of Scaled Composites, Burt Rutan imagines what investing in suborbital and commercial spaceflight means for the future of space technology.
Professor of Psychology at Yale University Laurie Santos presents the findings of her study on whether capuchin monkeys show economic bias after teaching them how to use currency.
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