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A Promising Pancreas and CO2 Storage

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Discover how an artificial pancreas may benefit Type I diabetes patients. Also, while many scientists are trying to reduce carbon emissions, learn how other groups are searching for places to store the carbon dioxide that will be emitted.

Purifying Pollutants | Running With Or Without Shoes?

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Is it possible to use glass to remove oil from water? Is it better to run with or without running shoes? Find out here, the answers may surprise you.

The Color of Dinosaurs | Nanoburrs to Help Your Heart

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Fossil evidence has finally been found to paint a pretty picture of dinosaurs, literally. Also, nanotechnology may be used to help fight heart disease.

Illuminating Human Diversity and Light Bulb Technologies

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Learn about the incredible genetic diversity maintained in African people who are members of the oldest lineages of humans. Then, hear a comparison of established and new lighting technologies -- it could help you plan future reductions in your own energy consumption!

Guests from NanoDays!

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Across the country this March, NanoDays celebrated all things tiny. Today's guests include Dr. George Whitesides from Harvard University talking about developing simple medical diagnostics and Dr. Don Ingber from Harvard University explaining how to manipulate cells on the nanoscale.

World Water Week | Self-cleaning Clothing

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This week, we'll hear about World Water Week and the International Sanitation Year. We'll also hear about how nanotechnology is being used to create clothing that can clean itself.

Elevator to Space | Photographing Lightning

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This week we will be looking to the sky. First, we will hear about new efforts to build a space elevator. Then we will learn about how existing high-speed photography helps us discover new information about lightning.

The MBTA Hack | It's Alive!?

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On this episode we will learn about some of the technology behind the MBTA Charlie Card hack. Also, new evidence once again questions whether or not viruses may actually be alive.

Complex Carbon Footprints | Preservatives for Radiation Protection

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This week, we'll take a big-picture look at the concept of a carbon footprint, and we'll learn how an ingredient in potato chips could save you from an atomic bomb.

DNA-Powered Dating Service | Implanting Artificial Eyes

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This week, we'll celebrate Valentine's Day with a look a a new dating service that matches users based on their DNA, and I'll go on location to hear about a new implantable artificial retina.

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