Topic: Science and Technology (general)
Dr. Moira Gunn learns about the movement to vaccinate the children of the World against pneumonia and meningitis from the Director of the Johns-Hopkins International Vaccine Access Center, Orin Levine.
New Obama administration goals are making this an excellent time for professionals interested in environmental sustainability. So say senior government energy and technology officials in this panel discussion convened by the Stanford's Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance. Pointing to the challenges ahead, they outline where the opportunities will lie for energy-focused entrepreneurs.
Dr. Moira Gunn goes back in time to 16th century Italy and finds out why we don't use Roman numerals any more from The Man of Numbers: Fibonaccis Arithmetic Revolution author, Keith Devlin.
Dr. Moira Gunn talks with 2011 International BIO Gene-ius Challenge participant, Michael Zhang, a high school student who discovered a new result for people with cystic fibrosis.
Dr. Moira Gunn hears about life as Google employee from author and former Director of Consumer Marketing and Brand Management, Doug Edwards, as outlined in his new book, I'm Feeling Lucky: The Confessions of Google Employee Number 59.
Dr. Moira Gunn learns about the Washington, D.C. non-profit, whose mission it is to educate key policy makers on regenerative medicine and to advocate for favorable public policies from Alliance for Regenerative Medicine's co-founder Micheal Werner and Managing Director, Morrin Ruffin.
Dr. Moira Gunn talks with Biogen Idec Senior Vice President, Gunther Winkler about the Asia-Pacific Biotech landscape.
Rotating, rolling, turning, moving forward and moving backward are all impressive gates for modular snake robots, but Per Sjoborg says the striking side-winding motion can only be described as beautiful. These complex patterns of locomotion emerge from simple fluctuations in oscillation. Beyond aesthetics and practical applications, one of the most striking features of Juan Gonzalez Gomez's work is his commitment to the free and open-source development model. He believes that the modular robotic community will emerge to solve problems together.
Dr. Moira Gunn looks at Scientific American's Worldview on biotech with Publishing Director, Jeremy Abbate and Editor of the Worldview Scorecard, Yali Friedman.
Dr. Moira Gunn learns about Google search engine feature that allows you to speak your search terms, along with other speech technology from the Manager of Speech Technology at Google, Mike Cohen.