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 Mind Games: Designing With EEG2015-05-04 16:47:31
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42 How Do You Draw Dark Matter?2015-04-27 16:36:22
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43 Greg Stock: Redesigning Humans2015-04-13 17:25:49
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44 The Posthuman Future2015-04-06 18:43:37
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45 Backup Singers Bring the Hits2015-03-30 15:56:42
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46 What if Mondrian Were a Programmer?2015-03-24 16:01:13
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47 The Neuroscience of Jazz2015-03-09 17:06:08
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48 Big Data and Culturomics2015-03-02 18:18:59
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49 Can Drugs Make Your Brain More Creative?2015-02-23 17:35:40
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Can Drugs Make Your Brain More Creative?

The association of art with altered states of consciousness goes back a long way. Archeological evidence of fermented beverages and some of the oldest musical instruments were found at the same 9,000-year-old site in China. (If the Lascaux painters had had six-packs, the caves would undoubtedly have been littered with them.) In modern times, it’s hard to imagine American culture without drugs — from the epic drinking of Hemingway and Fitzgerald to the reefer preferred by Louis Armstrong and other jazz musicians. Do alcohol and marijuana improve creativity? How do they compare with each other? …read more

50 Hacking the Climate2015-02-17 19:36:32
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51 Making Music for Animals2015-02-10 16:40:35
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52 The Science of Sculpture2015-02-03 15:17:16
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53 Want to Be Creative? Try Getting Bored2015-01-26 20:34:56
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54 Billboard Top Five, But for Whales2015-01-05 17:17:26
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55 Alan Turing, Man and Myth2014-11-24 18:26:55
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56 Making Memories with a Microchip2014-11-10 18:42:53
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57 They're Made Out of Meat2014-10-27 18:58:05
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58 Power Cart2014-10-21 15:54:52
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59 Spencer Wells: Making Maps From DNA2014-10-06 22:38:11
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60 10,000 Year Clock2014-09-29 21:04:08
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