On this week's Tech Nation, Mark Wolynn, the Director of the Family Constellation Institute, and author of "It Didn't Start with You: How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes Who We Are and How to End the Cycle."
Then on Tech Nation Health, Chief Correspondent Dr. Daniel Kraft speaks to the new science of diet, and Dr. Evan Snyder from the Sanford Burnham Prebus Medical Discovery Institute. They figured why Lithium works for Bipolar Disorder, and why that's important for all of us.
On this week's Tech Nation, we'll hear from Dr. Herb Needleman, who measured the impact of very low levels of lead on children, and the result removed lead from household paint and put unleaded gasoline in our cars. Then, another scientist who wanted research to reach the people who needed it - Dr. Perry Nisen, CEO of Sanford Burnham Prebus Medical Discovery Institute. And Dr. Oliver Fetzer, CEO of Synthetic Genomics, enabling scientists to create unique DNA overnight in their own labs.
On this week's Tech Nation, Carmine Gallo relates "The Story Teller's Secret" Turns out - there's a science to telling your story. Then on Tech Nation Health, we learn that there's more in your gut than bacteria. Case-Western University Professor Mahmoud Ghannoum and his son, Afif (Ah-Feefth) Ghannoum, the CEO of Pathobiome (path-oh-bye-ohm), about fungus. Decades of NIH-funded research tell us what they do, how they interact with the bacteria, and why that's important.
On this week's Tech Nation, if it looks like a newborn baby and moves like one and sounds like one, well, it just might be Super Tory, the newborn simulator from Gaumard (Gah-mard) Scientific. Jim Archetto (Ar-ketto) joins Moira to talk about Super Tory in detail. Then, speaking of what it takes to address complex engineering feats, Dr. Daniel Mote, the President of the National Academy of Engineering. He joins Moira to talk about how everyone, one way or another, can be an engineer.
On this week's Tech Nation, Moira speaks with Dr. Mitch Prinstein, a professor of psychology and neuroscience at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. There's a science to being popular and a proven path to likability. Then on Tech Nation Health, Chief Correspondent Dr Daniel Kraft brings 3D printing into healthcare ? there?s a lot of value there ? far more than printing cute little widgets just for fun. And Dr. Serge Saxonov, CEO of 10x Genomics, explains how our current technology for decoding our genomes has its limits, and how to can be improved upon.
On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks DR SANDRA AAMODT, the author of “Why Diets Make Us Fat … The Unintended Consequences of Our Obsession with Weight Loss.” Then on BioTech Nation, looking for new drugs … in the ocean. DR. EDUARDO ESQUENAZI, the Founder and CEO of Sirenas Marine Discovery, talks about bioprospecting.
On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with ROBERT CIALDINI, Professor Emeritus, Arizona State University, and author, “Pre-suasion: A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade”. Then on BioTech Nation, DR. DANIEL KRAFT, the Chair of Medicine at Singularity University. He’s the Founder of Exponential Medicine, the annual fall conference each year in San Diego, which brings together people interested in the frontiers of medicine, and the technology that can drive it.
DR. RITA COLWELL, the first woman to head the National Science Foundation. Today, she has founded and chairs CosmosID, a bioinformatics company on a mission to change how we diagnose disease.
Then on BioTech Nation, DR. KEVIN JUDICE, President and CEO of DICE Molecules tells us why every medication can be delivered in pill form. And also DR. THOMAS HALLAM from Leading Biosciences. We’ll hear about the work they are doing to intervene when a person goes into shock.
On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with Edward Tufte, Yale University Professor Emeritus who is most widely known for this work in Data Visualization – and his books, including Beautiful Evidence. Then on BioTech Nation, efforts to treat the rare genetic cardiovascular disorder – HCM. You will recognize it as the leading cause of sudden death in young athletes. Tassos Gianokakos, the CEO of MyoKardia, tells us about the condition, the impact on families and Myokardia’s approach.
On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with neuroscientist Dr. Alex Pang about “Rest … Why You Get More Done When You Work Less.” Then on BioTech Nation, the focus is Alzheimer’s Disease. Dr. Gunn speaks with Kevin Cox, CEO of Imanova about the ability to actually examine the state of the brain on a more routine basis, improving diagnosis and predicting the success or failure of drugs. Then, it’s Dr. Charles Stacey, the President and CEO of Accera. The basis for their Alzheimer’s treatment centers on glucose uptake in the brain.