February 28, 2017

Cajun Mardi Gras – Biggest Day

“When you’re part of this Mardi Gras, you’re forgetting about your job, your worries, your bills..”

February 27, 2017

Cajun Mardi Gras – In Disguise

This week, in the bayous of Louisiana, costumed revelers beg for food and money from their neighbors, to support a communal gumbo.

February 24, 2017

Predicting Disease Tracking Probabilities

A newly developed algorithm is telling scientists where disease outbreaks may occur in the future.

February 23, 2017

Predicting Disease Making the Leap

How are diseases passed from animals to humans?

February 22, 2017

Predicting Disease Which Animal, Which Country

Why is it that diseases emerge from some species and not from others?

February 21, 2017

Innovation – At What Price

Does the search for new ideas mean abandoning the old ones?

February 20, 2017

Innovation – Fostering

Bell Labs vs Silicon Valley – what are the best conditions to encourage innovation?

February 17, 2017

Entrepreneurship – Practice

“There’s an entrepreneur inside all of us, and the lab is the world.”

February 16, 2017

Entrepreneurship – Scale

How the “Network Effect” can lead to “Winner Take All.”

February 15, 2017

Entrepreneurship – First Movers

The first company to come up with a new idea isn’t always the most successful.

February 14, 2017

Entrepreneurship – Startups

Got a great idea but no funds to support it? No worries!

February 13, 2017

Drugs in Our Waters – Solutions

What we can do to keep drugs out of our water supply.

February 10, 2017

Drugs in Our Waters – Effects

Everything from antibiotics to antihistamines is showing up in our water supply, effecting local ecosystems.

February 9, 2017

Drugs in Our Waters – Artificial Streams

What happens to all the pharmaceuticals we use and dispose of?

February 8, 2017

Helmet Safety – Star System

What popular sport currently has the least effective helmet?

February 7, 2017

Helmet Safety – G Force in the Lab

It takes a well designed football helmet to lower the risk of concussion.

February 6, 2017

Helmet Safety – Minimizing the Risk

The key to injury is acceleration, not speed.

February 3, 2017

Drosophila – Cancer

Using fruit fly genes to test different forms of cancer treatment.

February 2, 2017

Drosophila -Humanizing Flies

Human genes in fruit flies?

February 1, 2017

Drosophila – Making History

In the history of genetics, no species has played a more important role than a humble fly.