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Series | Hard Reset
How mirrors could power the planet… and prevent wars 09:28
If adopted globally, concentrated solar power could make major waves in manufacturing, not to mention prevent wars over oil and mitigate climate change.
‘Liquid Death’ Canned Water — a Thrilling Alternative To Plastic 06:37
Liquid Death is shifting consumer mindsets toward canned water through radically imaginative marketing that is frightening to some, but entertaining to most.
Is DMT the best new treatment for depression? 7:08
Psychedelic therapy could bring the ancient healing powers of drugs like DMT into mental health clinics.
The CEO of Axon on building safer weapons 05:50
After a tragic loss, Rick Smith wanted to find a way to help end gun violence, and in 1993 he brought the TASER device to the market. 30 years later, he believes they’re closer than ever to “making the bullet obsolete…”
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Series | Hard Reset
Murder-free chicken nuggets: Real meat grown in a lab 7:16
Would you eat lab-grown chicken meat? This Singapore restaurant is the first to serve cell-cultured meat to diners.
Inside the world of a robotic surgeon 5:48
Many of the world’s top surgeons are learning first-hand what they can do with surgical robots — and it’s unlocking a new era in health care.
A new kind of haptic wearable: GPS for the blind 07:16
A new kind of wristband is about to enter the wearable tech scene — the first haptic GPS for the blind.
He built an app to send postcards to prison 6:14
Flikshop is on a mission to make it as easy as possible to send postcards to prison. Founded by a formerly incarcerated individual, the company is keeping families connected to help reduce recidivism.
Can we hack sugar to be healthy? 6:26
Is there such a thing as healthy sugar? Food scientists in Israel are hacking the sugar molecule itself – eliminating the need for subpar alternatives.
This startup is bringing same-day shipping to everyone in the world 06:25
The tech behind automated drone delivery is still being developed, but with advances like these, next-generation shipping methods are just on the horizon.
Series | Hard Reset
Do buildings have to be permanent? 8:06
Modular construction involves transporting prefabricated buildings and connecting them on-site. It’s like LEGOs on steroids, and it could transform our cities.
The case for drinking treated wastewater. (Yes, from the toilet.) 5:45
Concern over droughts and water pollution have ignited a unique solution for preserving one of our most vital resources — advanced wastewater treatment for human consumption, also known as direct potable reuse.
DIY toothpaste maker’s journey to $12 million in sales 5:59
A surprising solution to the plastic pandemic is rising in popularity — zero-waste toothpaste tablets.
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Series | Superhuman
The world’s first bionic drummer 7:31
Jason Barnes lost his arm in a horrible accident. Then he became the fastest drummer in the world…
Series | Superhuman
3D printing prosthetics for kids 7:32
The incredible movement of shared designs and tech that’s making prosthetics better and cheaper for everyone.
Series | Superhuman
The exoskeleton marathon racer 6:50
How do you bounce back from a life-changing car accident? Adam Gorlitsky decided he would break a world record.
Series | Superhuman
The emerging cyborg 6:09
Alec McMorris is testing one of the world’s most advanced prosthetics – an AI powered bionic leg.
Series | Superhuman
The real bionic man 8:36
After losing part of his arm to cancer, Johnny now has one of the world’s most advanced prosthetics.
Series | Superhuman
Hunting down his son’s killer 7:37
For years, there was no diagnosis, no treatment, and no cure — because his son’s disease had never been seen before. That wasn’t going to stop this dad.
Series | Superhuman
Brain implant gives quadriplegic movement 7:23
A brain implant connected to electrodes could offer hope to those who have lost function in their limbs.
Series | Superhuman
These gloves can teach you to play the piano. And maybe heal your brain. 7:03
Through “passive haptic learning”, these gloves can teach you how to play the piano in an hour. Braille in four hours. Now researchers want to see if victims of traumatic brain injuries can use these gloves to re-learn critical skills.
Series | Superhuman
Electric skin gives sensation back to amputees 6:21
Touch is a sensation that connects us all. This scientist created electronic skin that lets people with prosthetic limbs feel.
Series | Superhuman
Robotic wheelchair revolution 4:55
Part Wheelchair. Part Robot. Is this the future of accessibility?
Series | Superhuman
Spinal implants: Helping the paralyzed walk again 5:19
Walking after complete spinal cord injury used to be a far-fetched dream. But, with advances in spinal cord implants for paralysis, even paraplegics have been able to regain mobility and walk again.
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How a bakery is restoring hope in an Appalachian mining town 5:40
As the coal industry becomes all but obsolete, unemployment throughout Appalachia continues to climb. But a bakery in Kentucky is doing its part to bring hope back to the community.
Series | Coded
Tractor-hacking farmers take on john deere 5:46
Tractor hacking is a fast-growing trend in the farming community — but it’s not outsiders breaking in.
Hackers leak thousands of coronavirus research papers 5:46
Potentially life-saving medical research is often hidden behind expensive paywalls, limiting access for those in the developing world. So one modern-day Robin Hood illegally downloaded and shared over 5,000 coronavirus research papers on Reddit.
Can a robot really freestyle? 7:08
Engineers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have designed the first robot capable of not only playing music, but creating it.
Dope Science

Decades of misinformation and bad science has distorted what we think about illicit drugs – but that’s changing.

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Microdosing psychedelics 5:56
Microdosing is the no-flowers-in-your-hair practice of regularly taking minimal amounts of hallucinogenic substances. Although it’s currently illegal, millions of dollars are being poured into further research.
The Drug Users Bible: A guide to safe drug use 5:06
Over a 10 year period, Dominic Milton Trott self-administered 157 psychoactive drugs and documented his experiences on each one. He then created the book, The Drug Users Bible, to inform curious minds about safe drug use.
I use ketamine for depression – here’s how it works 7:31
Commonly known as a party drug, ketamine’s powerful effects on the brain have led doctors to further explore its medical potential. Now, the animal anesthetic is providing relief and hope for people with severe depression.
Cannabis as a natural treatment for autism 7:07
When typical medications simply aren’t doing enough to manage their children’s symptoms, mothers like Jenni Mai are turning to medical marijuana. But with current regulations, parents are having to become pharmacists for their own families, and some are even moving across the country so they can legally access cannabis.
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