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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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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Blood Music

Actor Steven Kearney reads excerpts from Greg Bear's 1985 novel Blood Music. Bear was one of the first sci-fi authors to delve deep into the possibilities of synthetic biology. In this section, a biologist named Michael Bernard is infected with a killer virus that has wiped out most of North America. The virus is made up of tiny biological computers called “noocytes,” where were intended to improve the human body — giving it routine maintenance and maximizing human potential. Instead, it wiped out most of North America. Bernard is under quarantine in a lab in Europe, while being monitored by his friend Paulson-Fuchs. Bernard starts hearing voices in his head. The noocytes have become self-aware, and they're full of questions for him. Bernard has his own questions — leading to a very unusual dialogue.…read more

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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