Topic: Science and Technology (general)

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Simon Singh - Tech Nation

Dr. Moira Gunn speaks with Simon Singh, the author of "Big Bang - The origin of the Universe," who tells us why he chose to explain what scientists are saying, instead of being one himeslf. [Tech Nation audio from IT Conversations]
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Ray Kurzweil - When Humans Transcend Biology (Part 2: Q&A)

Increasing technological advances are certainly making a global impact. However, one may very well ask how new technologies will change daily life. In this question and answer session, Dr. Moira Gunn of Tech Nation talks with Ray Kurzweil about the impact of technological change on large and small arenas of life. [Accelerating Change Audio from IT Conversations]
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Norman Packard - Synthetic Biology

The debate about the definition of life is one that compels philosophers and technologists alike. Norman Packard of ProtoLife blurs the edges of the discussion by creating synthetic biology - cells made from scratch. [Pop!Tech 2005 audio from IT Conversations]
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Rick Rashid - ETech 2005

From capturing everything that you experience to digitizing any physical item, Microsoft Research Labs covers a lot of ground in many areas beyond computer science and software. Microsoft Research Senior VP Rick Rashid discusses some of the more off-the-beaten path technologies Microsoft is exploring. [ETech 2005 audio from IT Conversations]
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Richard Oste - BioTech Nation

Dr. Moira Gunn interviews Dr. Richard Oste, Food Chemistry professor at Lund University. They talk about the widespread prevalence of lactose intolerance and the new science which offers an alternative for everything from milk to ice cream. [BioTech Nation audio from IT Conversations]
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Graham Hawkes - Tech Nation

Dr. Moira Gunn speaks with Graham Hawkes, an engineer and explorer, the solo ocean dive record holder, and president of Hawkes Ocean Technologies. They talk about his quest to drive a submersible to the very bottom of the ocean, some seven miles down, as well as the very different experience of his underwater flight school. [Tech Nation audio from IT Conversations]
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James Powell - Tech Nation

Dr. Moira Gunn speaks with James Powerll, Executive Director, National Physical Science Consortium, and the author of "Grand Canyon -- Solving Earth's Grandest Puzzle." He tells us about the controversy around the beginnings of the Grand Canyon, and the present and future of its now-aging Glen Canyon dam. [Tech Nation audio from IT Conversations]
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Anders Zachrisson - BioTech Nation

Dr. Moira Gunn speaks with Anders Zachrisson, Senior Vice President, BioGaia, about the scientific studies testing "pro-biotics." He tells us about the scientific studies looking at probiotics, which are increasing in popularity today from Scandinavia to Asia. [BioTech Nation audio from IT Conversations]
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Andrew Fraknoi - Tech Nation

Dr. Moira Gunn spoeaks with Andrew Fraknoi, the chairman of the Astronomy Program at Foothill College, who explains why we're finding all those new planets, and the big fight about what's a planet and what isn't. [Tech Nation audio from IT Conversations]
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Anders Zachrisson - BioTech Nation

Dr. Moira Gunn interviews Anders Zachrisson, senior vice president of BioGaia, on the science of "pro-biotics," the flip side to antibiotics. [BioTech Nation audio from IT Conversations]
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