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A new jewelry line on Kickstarter created by a biological electron microscopist immortalizes the beauty of the human chromosome.
Rafe Needleman and Donald Bell join Brian Tong on the show today to discuss all the new video-streaming options coming down the pipe. We got Amazon, Viacom, HBO, Netflix, Verizon, Redbox, and now possibly another service called Quickflix. Which one will you choose? In other news, the iPad 3 is coming in March, and we investigate who exactly Pinterest appeals to. If you are a guy you most likely have no interest in Pinterest.
Homeland Security is deploying X-ray scanners to inspect interior of vehicles crossing the border, according to documents obtained by a privacy group, raising new concerns about cancer and privacy risks.
Shape-shifting robot mannequin that helps online shoppers find the right fit used to be male only, but now it has two X chromosomes.
Researchers devise an innovative imaging technique to study an enzyme called tubulin tyrosine ligase, which can indicate how aggressive are person's cancer is and therefore how it should be treated.
Verizon's launching its LTE network on Sunday, the FCC is proposing a plan for Net neutrality tomorrow, and Google is about to take over the world EVEN MORE with its e-book venture (we're sure the EU is going to love that). Also, that deafening silence you hear on Twitter is the sound of a bunch of celebrities playing dead to raise money for AIDS. New meme: celebrity zombie impersonator accounts! Get yours today! --Molly
Craig Venter recently announced that he had modified a living organism by replacing its DNA with a synthetically-created genome. Today we're talking about this new technology, how it works, and what it means for all of us.
We yammer on about the week's news and chat about the visibility of female pro photographers.
Award winner Erez Lieberman-Aiden has developed breakthroughs in such areas as genetics, sensor technology, applied mathematics, and even evolutionary linguistics.
Open-source advocate John Mark Walker commemorates the 10th anniversary of the Nasdaq's "most successful" IPO to date, from the perspective of a company coder.