TechNation Radio Podcast
Summary: TechNation Radio hosted by Dr Moira Gunn
On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with New York Times journalist MATT RICHTEL (“RICK-tul”) with two books – the non-fiction “A Deadly Wandering” and his latest novel, “The Doomsday Equation”. Then on BioTech Nation, DR. KEVIN COX and PROFESSOR ROGER GUNN, its Chief Scientific Officer from Imanova. Where do medications go in our bodies? Or do we even know?
On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with UC Santa Barbara professor MICHAEL GAZZANIGA tells us about both sides of our brains – in fact, there are many parts to our brains – not just a right hemisphere, and a left. Then on BioTech Nation, Moira speaks with PROFESSOR DAME SALLY DAVIES, the UK Government’s Senior Medical Advisor, and author of “The Drugs Don’t Work – A Global Threat.”
On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with the Forbes.com Communications coach CARMINE GALLO about how to speak like all those speakers at TED – there’s actually a little science to it! Then on BioTech Nation, DR STEVEN POWELL, the CEO of Virttu Biologics in Glasgow, Scotland, tells us how they engineer viruses to cancer treatments to make them more effective.
On this weeks Tech Nation Moira speaks to the authors of THE ART OF SOCIAL MEDIA, GUY KAWASAKI and PEG FITZPATRICK. Find out why they are the Jack Bauer and Chloe O'Brian of social media. We ask if can social media really add value to your business or is it a big waste of time? On Biotechnation its all about Epigenetics. Does what surrounds your DNA effect cancer, autism, and diabetes in your body? We'll find out from DR. JOHN MORROW author of "CANCER, AUTISM AND THEIR EPIGENETIC ROOTS."
On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN columnist MICHAEL SHERMER about his book, “The Moral Arc ... How Science and reason lead Humanity toward Truth, Justice, and Freedom” about how science and reason shape humanity over time. Then on BioTech Nation, a South African firm makes strides in modelling the human body. Even since computers have been on the scene, scientists have been trying to model the human body. The problem is: It’s really, really hard to do. DR. RIANN CONRADIE is the Executive Founder of LIFEQ based in Stellenbosch, South Africa. Then Moira speaks with ROBERT COULL, CEO of SCIODERM, about their new success in treating EB – Epidermolysis Bulossa – a genetic disease described as the worst disease you never heard of.