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Deliberative polling could move us past polarization

Communication professor James Fishkin explains how the deliberative polling model can get people to listen to one another and even compromise on some of society’s most complex policy issues in this episode of The Future of Everything.

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Data is transforming our understanding of natural disasters

In this episode of The Future of Everything, geophysicist Eric Dunham explains how new types of data collection and faster computers are furthering our understanding of earthquakes, tsunamis, and volcanoes.

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Planarian power

This flatworm’s “alien-like” ability to regenerate nerves, muscle, and other tissue can teach bioengineers something about the fundamental building blocks of life.

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Sustainability on the horizon

In this episode of The Future of Everything, Stanford’s Chris Field says the world has made more progress than we might have expected a decade ago and that we can still pave a way to a sustainable future.

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The physics of gel-like substances

On The Future of Everything, chemical engineer Roseanna Zia explains how a greater understanding of colloids can improve our understanding of cells, biological processes, and human health and disease.

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Using social media to gauge societal health

In this episode of The Future of Everything, computational and social scientist Johannes Eichstaedt discusses the technology behind using social media to measure well-being.

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What happens when computers can write like humans

On The Future of Everything, Jeff Hancock explores the positive and negative implications of computers learning to communicate as effectively as humans.

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Income gaps and children’s health

Stanford pediatrician Lisa Chamberlain says COVID-19 put a spotlight on how income disparities affect kids’ health and how telehealth innovations could help.

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A data-driven approach to cooling

Using data from sensors, civil engineers modeled settlements in tropical regions and found that painting roofs with white reflective paint could reduce heat stress incidents by 91 percent.

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Regenerating and rejuvenating human tissues

Watch a discussion on how biomaterials created in a lab can be injected into wound sites to enable tissue regeneration or rejuvenation by modulating stem cells, vasculature or immune responses.

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