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The PanFuture Society Podcast

Jan 27, 2018

This week I had a long chat with Ira Pastor, CEO of Bioquark. We talked about their research into new treatments for disease, the importance of a good scientific process, and the challenge of translation, getting from the petri dish to mice to people. Also, a lesson the importance of looking back to past research

May 13, 2017

This week we continue with longevity research. We examine some critiques against it, and consider what it will mean for society if more and more people live longer.

Also, vertical farming in Shanghai, the ISS 200th spacewalk, and wandering black holes.

May 6, 2017

More on longevity this week, with a peek into the worlds of Aubrey de Grey, Craig Venter, and Google's Calico. 

Also, the DNA of neurons, and the growing role of big data in the search for extraterrestrial life. 

Apr 29, 2017

This week is part one of a few shows on longevity. The history of living longer, areas of research, and more.

Also - Artificial womb, artificial photosynthesis, and asteroid mining

Mar 25, 2017

This week we dive into the world of CRISPR-Cas9 and gene editing with a hopefully easy to understand overview of the basics. What is CRISPR, what can and might it do, what are the concerns and roadblocks.

Also, new nano metal techniques for improving hardness, and the Air Force X37 sets a record.