Episodes

Does animal research help us understand human aging? │ Dr. George Church

Posted on September 2nd 2022 (25 days)

In this clip, Dr. George Church describes the pros and cons of animal research and how we could move beyond its use with advanced technologies.

Could synthetic biology alleviate poverty? │ Dr. George Church

Posted on September 2nd 2022 (25 days)

In this clip, Dr. George Church discusses how gene editing could uniquely improve human life in the future.

How to make cells permanently immune to all viruses │ Dr. George Church

Posted on September 2nd 2022 (25 days)

In this clip, Dr. George Church discusses these findings and what they could mean for the future of public health.

Dr. Church's experience with narcolepsy │ Dr. George Church

Posted on September 2nd 2022 (25 days)

In this clip, Dr. George Church explains how sleeping and dreaming can inspire scientific ideas and artistic vision.

Will gene drive eliminate Lyme disease and malaria? │ Dr. George Church

Posted on September 2nd 2022 (25 days)

In this clip, Dr. George Church discusses the opportunities and possible dangers of tools for genetic engineering.

Will George Church reverse aging │ Dr. George Church

Posted on September 2nd 2022 (25 days)

In this clip, Dr. George Church discusses how aging might be reversed and what animal research can tell us about human aging.

Curing the donor organ shortage with gene editing │ Dr. George Church

Posted on September 2nd 2022 (25 days)

In this clip, Dr. George Church discusses how engineering animal organs may make them suitable for human transplant.

Going beyond CRISPR with 1 million edits per cell │ Dr. George Church

Posted on September 2nd 2022 (25 days)

In this clip, Dr. George Church shares insights on the future of gene therapies in healthcare.

Should we be afraid of exponential gene technology? │ Dr. George Church

Posted on September 2nd 2022 (25 days)

In this clip, Dr. George Church describes how gene writing projects could deliver health benefits for future generations.

Why we should sequence all vertebrates for de-extinction │ Dr. George Church

Posted on September 2nd 2022 (25 days)

In this clip, Dr. George Church describes Genome Project-Write, its goals, and the technology fueling it.

Writing chromosomes and programming biology like a computer │ Dr. George Church

Posted on September 2nd 2022 (25 days)

In this clip, Dr. George Church discusses how revolutionary technologies such as multiplex genome editing and genome writing could make this and other advances in human health possible.

Why the first human genome cost three billion dollars │ Dr. George Church

Posted on September 2nd 2022 (25 days)

In this clip, Dr. George Church discusses the Human Genome Project and how it has revolutionized many areas of science.

Do testosterone boosters work? | Dr. Stuart Phillips

Posted on July 12th 2022 (3 months)

In this clip, Dr. Stuart Phillips outlines steroid biochemistry and why he thinks testosterone boosters don't work.

Anti-catabolic effects of omega-3s | Dr. Stuart Phillips

Posted on July 12th 2022 (3 months)

In this clip, Dr. Stuart Phillips describes how omega-3 fatty acids may contribute to slow age-related declines in muscle mass and strength.

Growth hormone and collagen | Dr. Stuart Phillips

Posted on July 12th 2022 (3 months)

In this clip, Dr. Stuart Phillips discusses how growth hormone promotes collagen synthesis and how this might relate to muscle strength.

Want to view all episodes on a single page?
View our episode archive.