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Episode 3: A Scandal in Stem Cells

6/11/2018
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In this episode, I will be presenting the story of Haruko Obakata; a now infamous Japanese scientist who notoriously claimed to have developed a new technique for generating stem cells. This is a story which sadly ends in scandal, suicide, and resounding shockwaves throughout the world of biomedical research. References Amid stem cell research scandal, co-author commits suicide https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8tMMdJRfZHU Review- “Adult stem cells: hopes and hypes of regenerative...

Duration:00:21:32

Episode 2 - Search and Rescue, or Seek and Destroy

5/28/2018
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In this episode, I’ll be talking about automation, AI, killer robots, the boycott of a Korean institute, the 4 D’s of robotics, and all things autonomous weaponry. Show Links: Archytas’ Pigeon http://www.ancient-origins.net/ancient-technology/steam-powered-pigeon-archytas-flying-machine-antiquity-002179 The Jaquet-Droz Automata at the Neuchatel Museum http://en.neuchatelville.ch/profils/residents.asp/1-11-160-21345-10001-1001-1-1-2-1/2-0-1345-10001-1000-2-0/ Furby (you’ve been...

Duration:00:15:03

Episode 1 - Biohacking a path to better Science

5/22/2018
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In this episode, I'll be talking about the global phenomenon of biohacking; which has recently been highlighted following the death of Aaron Traywick, the 28-year-old CEO of the now infamous company Ascendance Biomedical. Show...

Duration:00:10:48