Episode 561: Episode 24-07 In the Mouth of the Wolf
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by Tech Nation
6d ago
On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with Katherine Corcoran, the former Associate Press Bureau Chief for Mexico, who talks about “In the Mouth of the Wolf: A Murder, a Coverup, and the True Cost of Silencing the Press”. She talks about the danger of being a journalist in Mexico and one woman who paid the ultimate price. And following news of one biotech firm trying to bring back the dodo bird, we hear from Joe Hernandez from Blue Water Vaccines. His quest to develop a universal flu vaccine led him face-to-face – so to speak - with the Oxford dodo ..read more
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Episode 560: Episode 24-06 One Drug, Many Diseases
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by Tech Nation
1w ago
On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with Dr. David Fajgenbaum, a Professor at the Pennsylvania School of Medicine and President of Every Cure, talks about his efforts to unlock the hidden potential of existing drugs to save his own life and others. Then, NPR science correspondent Nell Greenfieldboyce talks about her take on being a science journalist and about her book, “Transient and Strange… Notes on the Science of Life ..read more
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Episode 559: Episode 24-05 Building Immunity to Misinformation
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by Tech Nation
3w ago
On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with Doctors Andy Norman and Lee McIntyre from the Mental Immunity Project about strengthening your mind’s immunity to misinformation. Then, regular Tech Nation contributor Dr Alex Pang talks about the difference between sleep and rest – and how that can make a big difference in our lives ..read more
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Episode 557: Episode 24-03 Is There Truly a Global Press???
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by Tech Nation
1M ago
On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with Journalist and CEO of Global Press, Christi Hegranes, talks about her vision of what it really means to have a global press and her book, “Byline: How Local Journalists Can Improve the Global News Industry and Change the World.”  Then, Alex Pang, a regular contributor for Tech Nation and author of, ”Rest: Why You Get More Work Done, When You Work Less” tells us how a Four-Day Work Week can work, and Dr. Jim Brown, CEO of DURECT, talks about their clinical trials for Alcohol-Associated Hepatitis ..read more
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Episode 556: Episode 24-02 Roads, Roads, and Even More Roads???
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by Tech Nation
1M ago
On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with Science Journalist Ben Goldfarb about his book, “Crossing: How Road Ecology is Shaping the Future of our Planet.” Then, Dave Pacitti, President of Siemens Healthineers, sets out to solve problems greater than simply supplying the best technology ..read more
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Episode 554: Episode 23-52 Can Every Medicine Be a Pill???
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by Tech Nation
2M ago
On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with Dr. Stewart Campbell, CEO of Axial Therapeutics, about their groundbreaking work in Autism–related irritability in teenagers, in Parkinson’s, and in complementing the latest cancer treatments. Then Dr. Ray Stevens, CEO of ShouTi Pharma, talks about their approach in turning IV drugs into pills. Current projects include Diabetes and obesity and two Pulmonary and Cardiovascular disorders. And these are just their first candidates ..read more
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Episode 553: Episode 23-51 Science, Technology and Race
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by Tech Nation
2M ago
On this week’s Tech Nation, Dr. Patrice Matchaba, the President of the Novartis US Foundation. He talks about how the limits of medical technology itself have excluded Black/African Americans and Persons of Color … and sometimes *all* women. Then University of Chicago professor Dr Neil Shubin talks about “Some Assembly required … Decoding Four Billion Years of Life, from Ancient Fossils to DNA.” Ancient viruses in our DNA? And what about “jumping genes ..read more
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Episode 552: Episode 23-50 Don’t have any feelings? Think again
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by Tech Nation
2M ago
On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with scientist and prolific author Dr. Leonard Mlodinow about “Emotional: How Feelings Shape Our Thinking”. Tech Nation Health Chief Correspondent Dr. Daniel Kraft tells us who may medically qualify to go into space – you may be surprised by his answers ..read more
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Episode 551: Episode 23- 49 Nuts and Bolts, and Brains???
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by Tech Nation
2M ago
On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with Structural Engineer Roma Agrawal about her book, “Nuts and Bolts: Seven Small Inventions That Changed the World in a Big Way.” Then Nicolas Vachicouras, CEO and Co-Founder of Neurosoft Bioelectronics, takes us on an inside tour of our brain and what flexible implants might do. And Tech Nation Health Chief Correspondent Dr. Daniel Kraft talks about the newest XPrize worth an unprecedented $101 Million ..read more
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Episode 550: Episode 23-48 Think Fast, Talk Smart
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by Tech Nation
3M ago
On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with Stanford Business School Lecturer, Matt Abrahams, about his book, “THINK FASTER, TALK SMARTER: How To Speak Successfully When You’re Put on the Spot”. Then, Dr. Steffen-Sebastian Bolz from Aphaia Pharma talks about their new drug, currently in phase 3 trial, that may provide the benefits of Ozempic and Wegovy - without the injection ..read more
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