memory

The Hidden Life of Magnets

Ainissa Ramirez is a Scientist, Author and a self-proclaimed “Science Evangelist.” She is the creator of a podcast series called “Science Underground.” She joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the hidden life of magnets.

A memory boosting brain implant

Today’s increasingly advanced technology has helped humans surpass their bodies normal limitations. Now scientists are testing an implant that could help improve memory–especially for those who suffer from cognitive disorders. Michael Kahana, Director of the University of Pennsylvania computational Memory Lab joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss how memory works and how is it stored on […]

SciTech Now Episode 434

In this episode of SciTech Now, we take a look at how experts are breaking everyday items in an effort to save lives; car features of the future; how an implant could help improve memory; and a new technology warning wrong way drivers.

SciTech Now Episode 311

In this episode of SciTech Now, Hari learns to play Pokemon Go in Central Park with Visual Reality expert Mark Swarek; Ainissa Ramirez reveals some mysteries of magnetism; Sims Municipal Recycling facility in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, processes 800 tons of recyclables; and scientists are researching how the brain stores and recalls information at the first […]