What is biodesign?

An air purifier made of spider webs, a toilet insert that captures estrogen and a cactus-like water harvester; these are just a few of the projects presented at the first bio-design challenge in New York City. Science Friday has the story.

SciTech Now Episode 304

In this episode of SciTech Now, the first biodesign event in New York City; Caleb Scharf explores the possibility of life on other planets; cyborg rights activist Neil Harbisson talks about the present and future of human augmentation; and a San Antonio youth program brings kids and code together.