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Tag: Science to Save the World

STSTW Greenhouse Gas Food
This episode of Science to Save the World discusses how carbon dioxide, water, and electricity can be used to produce foodstuffs through fermentation. Can humanity create food from greenhouse gasses, reducing food production's negative impact on the planet? As we currently know it, food production relies heavily on land, soil and weather conditions. Protein production...
STSTW Parallel Universes
On this episode of Science to Save the World, Ryan O'Shea talks about the idea of multiple universes and possible interactions between them. Marvel's Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness explores the potential of parallel universes, but this concept is more than fiction - many scientists treat multiverse theories seriously, and are actively trying...
STSTW Solar Panels
This episode of Science to Save the World focuses on an interesting quirk of physics by which solar panels become cooler than the surrounding air, a fact that can be harnessed for energy. In recent years, solar panels have become cheaper and more effective, providing much-needed sustainable energy. But they only work in daylight. What...
STSTW Ultrasound Diabetes
This episode of Science to Save the World is on how ultrasound might be able to affect blood sugar by stimulating sensory nerves in the liver, potentially offering a treatment for diabetes. Insulin prices have skyrocketed, threatening the lives of many people who are no longer able to afford the drug. Is the day approaching...
STSTW Women
On this episode of Science to Save the World, in honor of Women's History Month, we'll celebrate ten women who have helped save the world with science. Ada Lovelace was a self-taught Victorian English mathematician who is often regarded as the "world's first computer programmer". Some even say she was the prime force behind the...
STSTW AI Ancient Texts
This episode of Science to Save the World is about how an artificial intelligence system can offer clues to the missing pieces of ancient parchments and clay tablets. Over the centuries, many important ancient texts and inscriptions have been damaged to the point of illegibility. Can AI solve the mystery of broken or incomplete texts,...

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