artificial lung

Scientific advancement in the use of artificial lungs

Dr. Keith Cook of Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Biomedical Engineering has developed an artificial lung that promises to provide needed long term respiratory support for patients waiting for a transplant. He joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss this scientific advancement.

SciTech Now Episode 403

In this episode of SciTech Now, a look into the Tuvan Throat singing ensemble; a promising scientific advancement in artificial lungs; a look into how science played a role in the life of a newly selected NASA Astronaut; and watching out for wildlife.