Science and Creativity from Studio 360

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Science and Creativity from Studio 360: the art of innovation. A sculpture unlocks a secret of cell structure, a tornado forms in a can, and a child's toy gets sent into orbit. Exploring science as a creative act since 2005. Produced by PRI and WNYC, and supported in part by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

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Science and Creativity from Studio 360

21 A Neuroscientist Throws Science Overboard for Art2015-08-10 04:00:00
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22 A Quantified Artist Turns Her Data Into Sculpture2015-07-24 14:38:29
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A Quantified Artist Turns Her Data Into Sculpture

Take a look at Laurie Frick’s artwork, made up of colorful wooden blocks mounted to the gallery wall, and the first thing you think of is a childhood playroom strewn with building blocks. But Frick’s artwork is actually a complex response to the growing trend of self-tracking. She takes data collected by tracking her daily activity and turns it into hand-crafted visualizations in materials like wood and leather. Frick calls her art "data selfies" — abstract self-portraits that reveal volumes about their subjects. But they aren't creepy. They're cheerful and optimistic, because that's how Frick sees the future of data. In her art and in frequent talks, she spreads her mantra: “Take back your data. Turn it into art.”…read more

23 Bringing Female Heroes to the LEGO Universe2015-07-13 22:18:26
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24 Synthetic Biology In Pop Culture2015-06-29 17:04:38
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25 Blood Music2015-06-22 16:03:04
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26 The Ethics of Synthetic Biology2015-06-15 16:24:13
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27 Bio Art2015-06-08 17:15:49
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28 A Crash Course in Designing Life2015-06-01 17:39:08
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29 Bacteria Biofuel2015-05-18 19:54:54
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30 The Day After2015-05-11 18:02:12
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31 Mind Games: Designing With EEG2015-05-04 16:47:31
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32 How Do You Draw Dark Matter?2015-04-27 16:36:22
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33 Greg Stock: Redesigning Humans2015-04-13 17:25:49
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34 The Posthuman Future2015-04-06 18:43:37
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35 Backup Singers Bring the Hits2015-03-30 15:56:42
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36 What if Mondrian Were a Programmer?2015-03-24 16:01:13
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37 Can Drugs Make Your Brain More Creative?2015-02-23 17:35:40
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38 Hacking the Climate2015-02-17 19:36:32
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39 Making Music for Animals2015-02-10 16:40:35
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40 The Science of Sculpture2015-02-03 15:17:16
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