Written on April 29th, 2016
Written on April 5th, 2016
Nancy MacLean, Democracy in Chains
Robert Reich, The Common Good
Seen the new STAR WARS movie? The Beginning, a 3 minute Star Wars-inspired video features sperm as X-wing fighters competing to fertilize an egg. Don Ingber and Charles Reilly discuss their creative project and how they made a scientific discovery along the way.
MICHAEL LEWIS’s best-selling THE UNDOING PROJECT tells how the collaborative work of Amos Tversky and Daniel Kahneman revealed previously undiscovered ways our minds fool us.
Link to video
DISRUPTIVE – the podcast from Harvard’s Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering.
We’re learning to take advantage of properties of DNA that have served nature well- but in ways nature may have never pursued. We build with it. We tap its capacity to carry information to enhance our ability to explore the inner life of cells.
In this episode, Wyss faculty members William Shih, Wesley Wong and Peng Yin share what it’s like being on the frontier of science, explain how and why they program DNA, and consider potential applications of their work.
Disruptive: Molecular Robotics transcript