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Karl Deisseroth on the future of neuroscience

The bioengineer and psychiatrist discusses the transformational research techniques that shape our understanding of the brain on this episode of The Future of Everything.

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Unraveling the secrets of quantum entanglement

Physicist Monika Schleier-Smith explains scientists’ fascination with the elusive phenomenon on this episode of The Future of Everything.

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The future of the gut microbiome

Microbiologist KC Huang on our relationship with the trillions of bacteria inhabiting our gut. “We’re kind of both cautiously engaging with them as allies, but also realizing that we could be at war at any point.”

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Undergrad team builds a video game for bioengineering students

A free, educational video game designed by a team of undergrads lets students step into a digital version of Stanford’s world-class Uytensgu Teaching Lab.

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The science of light

Researchers in the field of photonics are harnessing the power of light to improve our electronics, help us live more sustainably, and learn more about how our bodies work.

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The future of coastal erosion

By studying the chemical secrets locked in coastal rocks, geoscientist Jane Willenbring says, we can tell what coastlines looked like a thousand years ago and predict how far they’ll retreat in the future.

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Treating mental health in the context of faith

Rania Awaad, who studies mental health in U.S. Muslim communities, says Islamic approaches offer lessons that can be applied in other religious and spiritual communities.

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How to beat bad science

Jonathan Osborne says the goal of science education isn’t to give kids enough knowledge to evaluate the facts for themselves; it’s to teach them how to interact with expertise.

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Jennifer Widom’s instructional odyssey

Seven years ago, the School of Engineering dean and developer of one of the first-ever MOOCs took her show on the road, delivering free data science courses to students around the world. She’s just back from Mongolia, and the lessons are still rolling in.

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The future of longevity

On The Future of Everything, David Rehkopf explains the science of longevity – and why people born in certain regions are more likely to make it to 90 or beyond.

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