On this week’s Bio Tech Nation, neuroscientist Daniel Levitin talks about how we can tell the difference between a simple lie and a weaponized lie. His book is “Weaponized Lies: How to Think Critically in the Post-Truth Era.” Then on Tech Nation Health, chief correspondent Dr. Daniel Kraft tells us about The Internet of Medical Things. And what it can do for us.
On BioTech Nation with Dr Moira Gunn, upping the game for wearables – NOAH KONIG from Cambridge Cognition and BEN FEHNERT from The CTRL Group, talk about their new venture, Cognition Kit. Measuring cognition along with the impact of medications, and opening up these measurements for others to develop applications.
On this week’s BioTech Nation, “The NPR Math Guy”, Keith Devlin, tells us about Finding Fibonacci: The Quest to Rediscover the Forgotten Mathematical Genius Who Changed the World”. Then on Tech Nation Health, chief correspondent Dr. Daniel Kraft tells us about the winners of the Qualcomm Tricoder Xprize - StarTrek medicine isn’t fiction any more.
On this week’s BioTech Nation, Brad Stone from Bloomberg News talks about “The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb, and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley Are Changing the World.” And on Tech Nation Health, integrating the data from all our smartphones apps and exercise bands, and much more. Drew Schiller is the CEO of Validic. And remember that every nation approves drugs, medical devices and even cosmetics differently. Greer Deal, the Director of Global Regulatory Services, breaks it down.
On this week’s BioTech Nation, NYU marketing professor, Adam Alter about the rise of addictive personal technology. Then on Tech Nation Health, chief correspondent, Daniel Kraft, talks about the cutting edge of stem cell therapies today and in the future, and Second Genome’s Dr. Karim Dabbagh links bacteria in the gut to the inflammation experienced in IBD, Irritable Bowel Disease.
On this week’s BioTech Nation, former Google CEO and Alphabet Executive Chair, Eric Schmidt along with former Senior Vice President for Products, Jonathan Rosenberg talk about “How Google Works”.
Then on Tech Nation Health, faster diagnostics for the 25 species of bacteria which cause Sepsis. John McDonough, the CEO of T2 Biosystems, talks about their efforts in Sepsis and other new diagnostics for candida and Lyme disease.
On this week’s BioTech Nation, a Special Edition of Tech Nation Health, where the NFL and Major League Baseball both figure in. First up is Jim Joyce, CEO of Aethlon Medical and Executive Chairman of Exosome Sciences. Its blood test appears to identify CTE – Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy – in retired NFL players. Then Right Eye returns with improvements to its eye tracking diagnostics for medical conditions, and a new project with professional sports. Barbara Barclay is the President of Right Eye, and Dr. Melissa Hunfalvay is its Chief Scientific Officer. Then, Tech Nation Health’s chief correspondent, Dr. Daniel Kraft, talks about disruption in medical care, all brought about by emerging technology.
On this week’s BioTech Nation, Dr. Asha Das from Tocagen talks about their approach to treating brain tumors – it starts with a virus.
On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with Steven Johnson, the Author, “Wonderland: How Play Made the Modern World.” Then on Tech Nation Health, chief correspondent Dr. Daniel Kraft talks about the future of cancer – its prevention, early detection and emergent treatments. And Dr. Niclas Stiernholm, the President & CEO of Trillium Therapeutics, tells us about identifying cancer cells so that the immune system can remove them.