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Category: Science to Save the World

September 17, 2020
This episode of Science to Save the World, Lifespan.io's general science show, is about the increase in wildfires in recent years and decades, how fires start and proliferate, and what we may be able to do to reduce them.
September 04, 2020
On this episode of Science to Save the World, Lifespan.io's general science show, we discuss the study of the stomatal index of fossil leaves to help us better quantify the effect of CO2 on past climates, enabling improved projections of future environmental change.
August 20, 2020
On this episode of Science to Save the World, Lifespan.io's general science show, we explore how we can use computer simulations to aid in understanding how proteins fold incorrectly, possibly leading to therapeutics for some diseases such as cystic fibrosis and sickle cell anemia.
August 06, 2020
On this episode of Science to Save the World, Lifespan.io's general science show, we discuss how new research and developing technology in brain implants may eventually pave the way to the treatment of complete blindness and bring vision to the blind.
July 23, 2020
This time on Science to Save the World, Lifespan.io's general science show, we discuss the small fluctuations that precede earthquakes, how advances in AI technology are allowing for predictive models that use these fluctuations, and how you can help in detecting earthquakes before they occur.
July 10, 2020
This time on Lifespan.io's new general science show, Science to Save the World, we discuss the problem of plastic pollution in the oceans, various innovative solutions to help clean it out, and ways that you can get involved in the search.