Brave New Planet by Pushkin Industries

Brave New Planet

Utopia or dystopia? It’s up to us.In the 21st century, powerful technologies have been appearing at a breathtaking pace—related to the internet, artificial intelligence, genetic engineering, and more. They have amazing potential upsides, but we can’t ignore the serious risks that come with them.Brave New Planet is a podcast that delves deep into the most exciting and challenging scientific frontiers, helping us understand them and grapple with their implications. Dr. Eric Lander, president and founding director of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, is a geneticist, molecular biologist, and mathematician who was a leader of the Human Genome Project and for eight years served as a science advisor to the White House for President Obama. He’s also the host of Brave New Planet, and he’s talked to leading researchers, journalists, doctors, policy makers, activists, and legal experts to illuminate how this generation’s choices will shape the future as never before.Brave New Planet is a partnership between the Broad Institute, Pushkin Industries, and The Boston Globe's Opinion team.

Category: Science & Medicine
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    - Pushkin Honors Juneteenth
    Thu, 17 Jun 2021
  • - Presenting The Last Archive: Remote Control
    Wed, 02 Jun 2021
  • - Episode 7: What Will It Take?
    Mon, 23 Nov 2020
  • - Episode 6: Reshaping Nature Through Gene Drives
    Mon, 09 Nov 2020
  • - Episode 5: What Algorithms Say About You
    Mon, 02 Nov 2020
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