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Category: Science to Save the World

STSTW Concrete Batteries
On this episode of Lifespan.io's general science show, Science to Save the World, we discuss using concrete as a medium for battery development. Script Researchers are exploring the possibility of converting buildings into enormous batteries. The concept is gaining traction as we become more reliant on renewable energy sources such as wind and sun. Rechargeable...
STSTW Designer Babies
On this episode of Lifespan.io's general science show, Science to Save the World, we discuss the concept of designer babies and the use of CRISPR to genetically engineer humans. Script In October of 2018, two seemingly healthy babies were born in China. There was something different about them. Nana and Lulu were the world's first...
STSTW Movie Old
Lifespan.io's general science show, Science to Save the World, presents Science Blast, a series in which we discuss pop culture concepts and how they actually function in the real world. Today, we discuss the movie Old and how it compares to the real speed of aging. Script Can the rapid aging shown in the new...
STSTW Dreams
On this episode of Science to Save the World, Lifespan.io's general science show, we discuss the true purpose of dreaming and how it might allow us to form broader connections within our brains. Script There are many theories as to why we dream, but ultimately dreaming remains a mystery in neuroscience. Many theories treat dreaming...
What can microbes teach us?
On this episode of Science to Save the World, Lifespan.io's general science show, we discuss what we can learn and how we can benefit from understanding our microbiomes as part of ourselves. Script During this time period, the three most important factors that influence the development of our unique microbiomes are: genetics, the process of...
STSTW Microbiome
On this episode of Science to Save the World, Lifespan.io's general science show, we discuss how our bodies interact with microbes and how much of our biology relies on the microbiome. Script Since their discovery in the late 1600's, we have fostered a relationship of fear and contention with the microscopic organisms living around and...