CyberCook is an app featuring a beautiful virtual environment. Here you'll choose a (virtual) recipe, hone your (virtual) culinary skills, cook delicious (virtual) food and then transfer all that (virtual) practice to your real kitchen.
On today's show, we take a look at the world's first 3D-printed jet engines, discuss an app that helps you learn to cook via virtual reality, and meet ROBEAR, a robot nurse with a cute polar bear face.
As you're reading this, companies are collecting everything they can about you. Some groups want to do something about it.
Pew researchers check in on US attitudes toward driverless cars, brain implants, robot caregivers, meat grown in labs, and of course, time travel.
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The battery-powered apnea monitor alerts caregivers if a newborn stops breathing.
SmartPlanet's Sumi Das looks at new shoes from Aetrex that could help caregivers of people with Alzheimer's disease or dementia find them if they wander off.
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