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  • 1:17:53 Popular THE ROOTS OF EXTREMISM IN YOUR BRAIN

    THE ROOTS OF EXTREMISM IN YOUR BRAIN

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    PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: Nearly every group has its extreme outliers. Where does fundamentalism come from? How does the most powerful organ in the known universe, the human brain, make emotionally driven decisions that ignore reason and fact? In this program,

  • 1:06:47 THE MICROBIOME: VITAL CELLS OF EXISTENCE

    THE MICROBIOME: VITAL CELLS OF EXISTENCE

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    For every cell in your body, there’s another tiny single-celled creature that also calls your body home. Far from being germs we should eradicate, these ancient friends allow us to digest food, breathe air, and fight off disease. They were here long befor

  • 1:03:48 Popular Age of Quantum Technology - The Qubit Revolution

    Age of Quantum Technology - The Qubit Revolution

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    One of the strangest features of quantum mechanics is also potentially its most useful: entanglement. By harnessing the ability for two particles to be intimately intertwined across great distances, researchers are working to create technologies that even

  • 59:50 Engineering Immortality: the End of Aging?

    Engineering Immortality: the End of Aging?

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    Are there limits to the human lifespan? Is it possible to stop the process of aging? On average, humans now live far longer than at any point in our history thanks to science and technology. On the horizon, advances in new drugs and medical techniques pro

  • 1:02:01 Popular If You Can’t Beat ‘em, Join ‘em: The Future of Augmented Intelligence

    If You Can’t Beat ‘em, Join ‘em: The Future of Augmented Intelligence

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    Computers are getting smarter and more creative, offering spectacular possibilities to improve the human condition. There’s a call to redefine Artificial Intelligence as Augmented Intelligence, to emphasize the potential of humans working with AI as oppos

  • 48:18 Popular WSF CONNECT Q&A with David Albert

    WSF CONNECT Q&A with David Albert

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    Philosopher and physicist David Albert from Columbia University joined us live in our studio to ponder the imponderables and answer your questions about cosmology, physics, the limits of science and many other mind-blowing topics. Find out more about Davi

  • 01:34 TRAILER: Pondering the Imponderables

    TRAILER: Pondering the Imponderables

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    Is our universe unique or one of many? What happened before the Big Bang? Why is there something rather than nothing? Is infinitely real? Some argue that if these deep questions can’t be answered empirically, they’re not relevant to science. Are they righ

  • 59:23 Popular Much Ado About Nearly Nothing: Nanotech And The Future Of Energy

    Much Ado About Nearly Nothing: Nanotech And The Future Of Energy

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    Nanotechnology can currently be found in a wide range of consumer products from cell phones to odor-resistant socks. But is this tiny technology up to one of the biggest challenges of our time: meeting the energy demands of an exploding population on a wa

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  • 41:56 Popular WS CONNECT live Q&A wth Louise Barrett

    WS CONNECT live Q&A wth Louise Barrett

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    Anthropologist Louise Barrett joined us live to continue the discussion from our program "The Social Brain" ranging from the origins of social behavior in primates, the psychology of human communication, and role of emotion in human intelligence. Learn mo

  • 1:07:13 Popular The Social Synapse: Neuroscience and the Roots of Human Connections

    The Social Synapse: Neuroscience and the Roots of Human Connections

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    Humans work together on enormous scales to build complex tools as large as cities and create social networks that span the globe. What is the key to our success? This program examines the development of the human brain — and the brains of other animals —

  • 1:26:56 Popular Me, My Microbiome, And I: The Vital Cells Of Existence

    Me, My Microbiome, And I: The Vital Cells Of Existence

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    Nearly every health website offering eternal youth and beauty will sooner or later focus in on gut health and improving your microbiome, as if the microbiome were something that needed fixing. In fact, much of you isn’t you, and that’s okay. For every cel

  • 1:39:21 The Matter Of Antimatter: Answering The Cosmic Riddle Of Existence

    The Matter Of Antimatter: Answering The Cosmic Riddle Of Existence

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    You exist. You shouldn’t. Stars and galaxies and planets exist. They shouldn’t. The nascent universe contained equal parts matter and antimatter that should have instantly obliterated each other, turning the Big Bang into the Big Fizzle. And yet, here we

  • 1:46:44 Popular Darkness Visible: Shedding New Light on Black Holes

    Darkness Visible: Shedding New Light on Black Holes

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    Black holes may hold the key to understanding the most fundamental truths of the universe, but how do you see something that’s, well, black? Astronomers think they have the answer. Thanks to a global array of radio telescopes that turn the Earth into a gi

  • 51:09 Popular WS CONNECT Q & A with Dany Spencer Adams

    WS CONNECT Q & A with Dany Spencer Adams

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    Did you watch Forever Young: The Promise of Human Regeneration https://youtu.be/e0vKOYQUmggDo you have questions about building body parts in the lab and the future of human regeneration? Join Developmental Biologist Dany Adams who will answer your questi

  • 01:10 Popular TRAILER - Computational Creativity: AI and the Art of Ingenuity

    TRAILER - Computational Creativity: AI and the Art of Ingenuity

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    What's more clever...the human brain or a computer chip? Wach the full program now: https://www.worldsciencefestival.com/videos/computational-creativity-ai-art-ingenuity/Today, there are robots that make art, move like dancers, tell stories, and even help

  • 01:20 Popular Trailer - Quantum Reality: Space, Time, and Entanglement

    Trailer - Quantum Reality: Space, Time, and Entanglement

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    Brian Greene moderates this fascinating program exploring the fundamental principles of Quantum Physics. Anyone with an interest in science will enjoy this thought-provoking and highly entertaining show. Watch the full program here: https://www.worldscien

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