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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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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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

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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