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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Bringing Female Heroes to the LEGO Universe

The LEGO brick as we know it was released in 1958. But it wasn’t until 20 years later that the company made its first minifigure, or “minifig.” It was a little modular man with a yellow face: just two dots for eyes and a black curve for a smile. But the humble minifigure populated the LEGO world and gave it heart. It was a very smart move. LEGO has since made a fortune creating Star Wars and Harry Potter sets. There are now hundreds of different minifigures. But one thing has not changed. It’s truly a man’s world when it comes to LEGOs. Very few minifigures are female — and they’re often relegated to being sidekicks. Maia Weinstock is hoping to change that. She’s a LEGO provocateur, rearranging these stock minifig parts to challenge the company to create more options for girls.…read more

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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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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