Science & the City
The Synapse Project: Inspiring the Future of Neuroscience07/15/14
High school student Grace Greenwald connects her peers with world class neuroscientists and mentorship.
Alzheimer's Disease: Prospects for a Cure
A diverse panel of leading experts discusses innovative efforts to develop an effective treatment for Alzheimer's Disease.
Nutrition and Early Childhood Development
Experts discuss the merits of integrating nutrition and early childhood development interventions to nurture the physical and psychological health of underprivileged children.
The Problem with Protein
Protein is one of the most important nutrients in our diet, but providing an adequate and equitable supply of it to people around the world remains a vexing problem.
A Research Agenda for Nutrition Science: Activating the Agenda
The third podcast in our series on the Research Agenda for Nutrition Science focuses on implementation.
A Research Agenda for Nutrition Science: Mobilizing the Community
Part two of our podcast series on the nutrition research agenda addresses the importance, as well as the challenge, of tackling global nutrition needs in a coordinated, multisectoral way.
A Research Agenda for Nutrition Science: Why and How?
The first of two podcasts on the development of a global agenda for nutrition research.
Engineering Sustainable Futures
Engineering students in the Projects for Underserved Communities program at UT Austin are proving you're never too young to make a difference by putting science to good use.
Wizard and Orc Debate Climate Science and Middle Earth Warming
Tolkien wizard Radagast the Brown, a.k.a. climate scientist Dr. Dan Lunt, faces an angry Uruk-hai climate change denialist in a "debate" about the validity of climate science and Middle Earth warming.
Hats Off to Bacteria!
In this excerpted coverage from our live event, a panel of experts discusses our relationship with our microbiota from research and medical perspectives.
Your Brain: The Final Frontier
Blavatnik Award winning scientist Dr. Jonathan Fisher discusses the power of various visualization techniques in researchingand educating aboutthe brain.
Can We Feed the Planet?
Author Alan Weisman shares insights from his latest book, Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth?
Making (and Learning) History!
A historian and a young scientist discuss the rewards and importance of learning about the history of science.
The Science of Moral Decisions?
Social psychologist Dr. Piercarlo Valdesolo discusses his work studying moral decision-making processes in the lab.
Art and Evidence: Scientific Images
Scientific images are often beautiful, captivating both for their aesthetic value and the concepts they represent.
A Thought for Food: Veg Everlasting
The fourth installment of our systematic breakdown of a cheeseburger deals with ketchup and pickles, two attempts to give vegetables the power to defy time.
Envy: The Cutthroat Side of Science
Experts discuss the pressures that may lead scientists to misrepresent data and hinder the self-correcting mechanisms of science.
Diagnosing Urban Design
In this follow-up interview to our “Sloth: Is Your City Making You Fat?” event, Dr. Mariela Alfonzo, a research fellow in urban and regional planning at NYU-Poly and founder of State of Place, discusses the application of statistical analysis to the...
Digital Healthcare Technology Part 2: Take One App a Day with Food
Dr. Robert Kaplan, Director of the National Institutes of Health Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, and Dr. Barbara Barry, research scientist with the Northeastern University Relational Agents Group, discuss the evolving role of...
Digital Healthcare Technology Part 1: Virtual Patients, AI Doctors, and...
Dr. Joseph Kvedar, Founder and Director of the Center for Connected Health, Dr. Martin Kohn, Chief Medical Scientist for Health Care Delivery at IBM Research, and Dr. Marc Triola, Associate Dean for Educational Informatics at NYU School of Medicine...
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