Topic: Science and Technology (general)
Dr. Moira Gunn visits with author, George Prochnik, to talk about his new book, In Pursuit of Silence: Listening for Meaning in a World of Noise, where he examines why we began to be so loud as a society, and what it is that gets lost when we can no longer find quiet.
Dr. Moira Gunn celebrates the 10th birthday of decoding the human genome with author and journalist, David Ewing Duncan.
The unique advantages of zinc air fuel cells have been harnessed as an environmental sustainability measure to deliver reliable, renewable, and affordable electricity to rural communities off the grid. In this audio interview, Stanford Center for Social Innovation correspondent Sheela Sethuraman talks with 2009 Tech Award winner Rolf Papsdorf to find out how his company, Alternative Energy Development Corporation, combines sound economics, customer service, and social responsibility to tangibly improve the lives of people around the world.
Dr. Moira Gunn shares insight with Eric Thomlinson, President and CEO of Altea Therapeutics, about their new devices for injecting drugs, without the use of a needle.
Dr. Moira Gunn speaks with the President of Regulus Therapeutics, Kleanthis Xanthopolous, about his companies work in the field of micro RNA, it's role in disease and how it may provide an opportunity for treatment.
Dr. Moira Gunn and David Ewing Duncan talk personalized medicine with Wired magazine Executive Editor, Thomas Goetz.
Dr. Moira Gunn chats with author and science journalist, Shankar Vedantam about his new book, The Hidden Brain: How Our Unconscious Minds Elect Presidents, Control Markets, Wage Wars, and Save Our Lives, touching on how the brain functions automatically during times of heightened emotion.
Developing software solutions for the defence and intelligence industries is not normally open to public discussion. In this exciting talk Lena Trudeau interviews experts from Homeland Security, the Department of Defense and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) on how their organizations manage and embrace the latest web technologies. Find out how Dungeons and Dragons inspired the Intelligence community and what Twitter has to do with the Department of Defense.
Dr. Moria Gunn talks with author, David Shenk, about his book, The Genius in All of Us: Why Everything You've Been Told about Genetics, Talent and IQ is Wrong, reviewed by the New York Times Book Review as 'a deeply interesting and important book.'
Dr. Moira Gunn visits Syntaxin Ltd. CFO, Phil Boyd to talk about all things Botox.