Ainissa Ramirez is a scientist author and a self-proclaimed science evangelist. She’s the creator of a podcast series called Science Underground. She joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the similarities between the telegraph and the tweet.
goTenna is a new device that allows you to communicate by creating a smart, people-powered network, anywhere…even when you don’t have service.
In this episode of SciTech Now, an attraction in New Jersey is helping visitors picture their backyards with dinosaurs; goTenna is a new device that allows you to communicate without service; geneticists and biotech researchers are breeding cattle without horns; a new tool for film composers; and researchers in Florida are learning why the number […]
There are approximately two thousand known species of fireflies in each species flashes its own unique code. Interactive designer and nature enthusiast Joey Stein worked with evolutionary biologists to develop the Firefly communicator. He joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss his new product.
In this episode of SciTech Now, scientists are discovering ways to use 3D printed tissue in organ transplants; Joey Stein has invented a device to communicate with fireflies; Professor of Philosophy Shannon Vallor discusses the ethical issues behind driverless cars; and how officials, scientists, and politicians are working together to fight the Zika virus in […]
For decades, studies have shown that certain people across languages associate words with shapes. Science Friday investigates what makes a word seem round or spiky.