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Using data to track the illegal wildlife trade

Big data companies are analyzing it and scientists are mining it. And now Sunandan Chakraborty is part of a team at New York University that’s using data to track the illegal wildlife trade online. He joins Hari Sreenivasan.

Building smarter cities

Steven Koonin, director of New York University’s Center for Urban Science & Progress, discusses the future of smart cities with Hari Sreenivasan.

Dr. Martin Blaser on the pitfalls of antibiotics

Antibiotics, once considered wonder drugs, may be behind some of today’s ailments, from allergies to obesity. Dr. Martin Blaser, author of Missing Microbes and professor of medicine and microbiology at New York University, discusses the future of antibiotic use.