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 The Tommy Westphall Universe2015-12-21 18:04:44
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22 Microbial Videogames2015-11-30 22:30:34
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23 Smart Programs Read Shakespeare2015-11-16 23:20:02
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24 Library of Dust2015-11-02 21:44:14
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25 Robopainter2015-10-19 22:05:03
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26 Making Portraits Out of DNA2015-10-05 19:08:00
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27 The Art and Science of De-Extinction2015-09-21 19:43:59
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28 Hollywood Know-How Makes Good Medicine2015-08-31 21:20:43
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29 Drone Art2015-08-17 22:00:42
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30 A Neuroscientist Throws Science Overboard for Art2015-08-10 04:00:00
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31 A Quantified Artist Turns Her Data Into Sculpture2015-07-24 14:38:29
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32 Bringing Female Heroes to the LEGO Universe2015-07-13 22:18:26
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33 Synthetic Biology In Pop Culture2015-06-29 17:04:38
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34 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

35 The Ethics of Synthetic Biology2015-06-15 16:24:13
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36 Bio Art2015-06-08 17:15:49
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37 A Crash Course in Designing Life2015-06-01 17:39:08
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38 Understanding Creative Savants2015-05-26 16:05:53
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39 Bacteria Biofuel2015-05-18 19:54:54
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40 The Day After2015-05-11 18:02:12
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