Topic: Science and Technology (general)
Dr. Moira Gunn learns about how neuroscience is studying the brains of dictators.
Dr. Moira Gunn talks with Steve Rosenbaum about how the data aggregator's new role on the Internet from the pages of his new book, Curation Nation: Why the Future of Content is Context.
Dr. Moira Gunn learns about the Personal Genomes Project at Harvard Medical School and "Do It Yourself" Biotech from the Director of Community, Jason Bobe.
Dr. Moira Gunn looks into the future with author and comedian, Mark Stevenson, through the pages of his new book, An Optimist's Tour of the Future: One Curious Man Sets Out to Answer 'What's Next?
Dr. Moira Gunn talks with the Director of Personalized Medicine for Life Technologies, Linh Hoang, about personalized medicine, and what that means for a breast cancer study with just 14 select women.
Dr. Moira Gunn talks about cybercrime with Wired editor and author, Kevin Poulsen, about his new book Kingpin, How One Hacker Took Over the Billion-Dollar Cybercrime Underground.
Consumer mapping on the web and traditional back-office geographic information systems (GIS) are becoming less distinct. Both are more accessible, standards-based, and flexible. Jack Dangermond, President of ESRI, speaks about the creation of a publicly accessible GIS mapping system, ArcGIS.com, a web platform that works with maps from various authoritative sources and provides the public with useful tools to add and use their own crowdsourced, volunteered geographic information (VGI).
Dr. Moira Gunn talks with Dr. Paul Chew, Chief Scientific and Medical Officer for the US division of Sanofi-Aventis, touching on the latest from Diabetes to triple-negative breast cancer. She then talks with Chris Stern, CEO of Oxygen Biotherapeutics about their innovative oxygen carriers.
Dr. Moira Gunn learns about two vaccines: the first intended for prevention and the second, for people already infected with HIV, from Geovax President and CEO, Robert McNally.
Dr. Moira Gunn talks with author and investigative journalist, Seth Mnookin about the "bad science" which improperly suggested a link between vaccinations and autism.