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Genome sequencing is becoming affordable, fast, and poised to revolutionize medicine. But, how much can your genes tell you about your medical fate? And, will genome scans become a routine part of health care in our lifetimes? In this one-hour special, IEEE Spectrum Magazine’s Eliza Strickland, who recently had her genome sequenced, takes listeners through her personal journey explaining what genome-sequencing is, what was revealed to her, and how this technology could shape the future of medical care. LENGTH: 1 hour COST: FREE...read more
Robots that fight fires, cars that drive themselves, clothes that prevent illness – are they the stuff of science fiction? Or are they more likely than we think? Life in 2030, a one-hour special from The Engineers of the New Millennium, explores the latest discoveries to give listeners an idea of how technology will shape our lives in the not-too-distant future. Life in 2030 is part of the Engineers of the New Millennium Series, produced by IEEE Spectrum Magazine and the National Science Foundation. LENGTH: 1 hour COST: FREE AVAILABLE:...read more
PRIVATE RIGHTS AND PUBLIC FIGHTS With an expanded eight-week season, this year Action Speaks looks at moments when the rights of the individual have clashed with the needs or beliefs of the public-and where the line between private and public has been defined or blurred. Host Marc Levitt and a trio of knowledgeable panelists explore contemporary issues through the lens of history by using underappreciated moments of the twentieth-century. 2012 Topics include: 1980 Diamond v. Chakrabarty 1992 First Critical Mass Ride 1936 Chaplin’s ‘Modern...read more
International recording artist and songwriter Lionel Richie, born in Tuskegee, AL, and a graduate of the Tuskegee Institute, talks about his country roots and shares stories about the making of his masterful “Tuskegee” album of duets with old and new friends. The program includes songs from the acclaimed Tuskegee release featuring new takes on classic Lionel Richie hits. Produced by Mike Etchart (Natural Woman: the Carole King Radio Special) for On the Strip Radio. LENGTH: 54 minutes COST: FREE AVAILABLE: Content Depot, PRX,...read more
AVAILABLE NOW In the one-hour special report, part of The Engineers of the New Millennium series from IEEE Spectrum Magazine and the National Science Foundation, listeners will learn of the latest technological advances in medicine. From speeding drug discovery to helping paralyzed people walk, scientists and engineers around the country are developing new ways to enhance and extend life. LENGTH: 1 Hour COST: FREE AVAILABLE: Content Depot, PRX, Download Info SITE:...read more