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

41 Want to Be Creative? Try Getting Bored2015-01-26 20:34:56
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42 Billboard Top Five, But for Whales2015-01-05 17:17:26
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43 How to Fly to Alpha Centauri2014-12-09 16:04:26
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44 Alan Turing, Man and Myth2014-11-24 18:26:55
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45 Making Memories with a Microchip2014-11-10 18:42:53
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Making Memories with a Microchip

Ted Berger is trying to build a microchip that can remember things for us. He teaches biomedical engineering at the University of Southern California, and his goal is to create a device that can take over for the hippocampus of the brain, translating thoughts into long-term memories. But that’s a complicated task. Berger would like to help patients with severe memory loss, but at the moment he’s teaching rats to pull a lever. He studies what happens when the rat learns a task — how the electrical signal of an individual thought moves through its brain. If scientists can identify the electrical pattern of a thought, could they, one day, implant that thought or memory in another person? Berger doesn’t think so, and he says we should be relieved.…read more

46 They're Made Out of Meat2014-10-27 18:58:05
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47 Power Cart2014-10-21 15:54:52
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48 Spencer Wells: Making Maps From DNA2014-10-06 22:38:11
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49 10,000 Year Clock2014-09-29 21:04:08
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50 Warming Oceans, Threatened Cities2014-09-22 21:52:03
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51 Aha Moment: Star Trek2014-09-15 18:32:43
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52 Method in the Madness2014-09-08 17:20:47
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53 Future Tense2014-08-25 22:58:27
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54 Magic Eye Paintings2014-08-11 19:26:00
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55 Annalee Newitz: The Future is Coming to Get You2014-07-14 22:13:06
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56 Hollywood Know-How Makes Good Medicine2014-06-16 14:02:07
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57 Toxic Materials2014-06-02 18:25:47
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58 Drinking and Smoking: Do They Make You More Creative?2014-04-21 18:08:21
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59 Plastics2014-04-07 21:56:45
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60 Symmetry and Sex Appeal2014-03-24 16:38:58
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