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Eye On Innovation - Fall, 2018 Caltech Magazine

11/13/2018
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Caltech researchers are looking for technological solutions to some of the most common causes of blindness or vision impairment.

Duration:00:18:00

Earthquakes In The Sky - Oct, 2018 Scientific American

11/8/2018
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The best early warnings of a big disaster may appear 180 miles above the ground, a controversial new theory says. By Erik Vance.

Duration:00:22:55

Cell Phones Improve - Oct, 2018 Scientific American

10/29/2018
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5G Is Just Around the Corner. It will make 4G phones seem positively quaint. By David Pogue.

Duration:00:07:29

Human Consciousness - Sep, 2018 Scientific American

10/22/2018
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Might humans be the only species on the planet to be truly conscious? Decoding the puzzle of human consciousness. By Susan Blackmore.

Duration:00:22:19

Cost of Insulin - The Conversation Sep 13, 2018

10/21/2018
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After a century, insulin is still expensive - Could do-It-Yourselfers change that? By Jenna E. Gallegos & Jean Peccoud.

Duration:00:08:07

Last Hominin Standing - Sep, 2018 Scientific American

10/8/2018
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The Last Hominin Standing. Why did homo sapiens alone survive to the modern era? By Kate Wong.

Duration:00:28:42

Origins of Morality - Sep, 2018 Scientific American

10/2/2018
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The Origins of Morality. How mankind learned to put our fate in one another's hands.

Duration:00:21:43

Inside Our Heads - Sep, 2018 Scientific American

9/25/2018
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Inside Our Heads. Two Key Features Created the Human Mind.. By Thomas Suddendorf.

Duration:00:22:00

23 And We - Aug, 2018 Scientific American

9/19/2018
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The limitations of personal genome service testing. Is current technology that tests for disease gene variants actually worth it?

Duration:00:08:25

The Seventh Sense - Aug, 2018 Scientific American

9/11/2018
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Long thought to be divorced from the brain, the immune system turns out to be intimately involved in its functioning. By Jonathan Kipnis.

Duration:00:31:06

Bringing Darwin Back - Aug, 2018 Scientific American

9/4/2018
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Research shows 60% of American teachers avoid teaching evolution. A growing movement tries to change that. By Adam Piore.

Duration:00:37:36

An Exploration of Race -Apr, 2018 UnDark.org

8/28/2018
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National Geographic: The magazine's spotlight on race coupled with their genetic testing kits seems odd... By Michael Schulson.

Duration:00:12:51

Peak Energy Storage - Jul, 2018 IEEE Spectrum

8/21/2018
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Li-Ion Battery Storage to Replace Three Natural Gas Power Plants in California. Tesla batteries to help meet peak power demand.

Duration:00:10:44

Weather Smart Grid - Jul, 2018 Scientific American

8/15/2018
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Renewable energy will rule only when weather data drives the design of a new electric grid. By Peter Fairley.

Duration:00:24:26

Battle of the Brains - Jul, 2018 Scientific American

8/8/2018
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Dogs beat their domesticated rivals, cats, in a new attempt to measure cognitive power. By Josh Fischmann.

Duration:00:05:13

Bacterial Builders - Summer, 2018 Caltech Magazine

7/30/2018
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Bacterial Builders. Frances Arnold is directing bacteria to build molecules never before assembled in nature. By Emily Velasco.

Duration:00:12:33

Ultrasonic Noise - Jun 18, 2018 Wall Street Journal

7/22/2018
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Can largely inaudible ultrasound signals from widespread electronics be responsible for headaches & dizziness? By Lee Hotz.

Duration:00:11:07

Super-Charge Your Baby -Jun, 2018 Scientific American

7/16/2018
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Many toys promise to help babies read, learn, do math and walk earlier than expected - with dubious science. By Erik Vance.

Duration:00:26:58

String Theory - Sep, 2017 TheGuardian.com

7/9/2018
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Gravitational waves could solve the hotly contested string theory by means of cutting-edge laser detectors. By Hannah Devlin.

Duration:00:08:05

Greatest Pandemic - The Conversation, Jan, 2018

7/2/2018
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The "Greatest Pandemic in History" was 100 years ago - but many of us still get the basic facts wrong. By Richard Gunderman.

Duration:00:11:57