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SciTech Now Episode 429

In this episode of SciTech Now, we explore how a wearable device can read your brainwaves; a look at tires made from lettuce; how noise pollution disrupts wildlife ecosystems around the globe; and researchers at one university are observing how fish populations are impacted by pollution, development and erosion.

Tires made from lettuce

Ainissa Ramirez is a scientist, author, and self-proclaimed science evangelist. She’s the creator of a podcast series called Science Underground. She joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss how rubber can be made from an unlikely source.