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Feb 24, 2017
Hr2: Antibiotic Discovery, Regrowing Sensory Hair in the Ear, Trappist-1 Exoplanets

Scientists have discovered seven Earth-size planets orbiting a nearby star that could hold the conditions for life. Plus, a look at the scientific obstacles and breakthroughs involved in finding and developing new antibiotics. And Boston-based researchers have regrown a high volume of sensory hair cells in the lab using a new technique.

Feb 24, 2017
Hr1: News Roundup, Gene Editing Embryos, Computer Hacks of the Future, and How to Prevent Them

As self-driving cars and other artificial intelligence advance, how safe will we be from A.I. hacks and attacks? Plus, a report from a National Academies panel endorses the possible use of gene-editing techniques in human embryos -- under very limited conditions.

Feb 17, 2017
Hr2: Net Neutrality, The Price of Privacy, Expanse

As we trade more and more of our personal data to big companies in exchange for their services, internet users must decide for themselves where to draw the line on internet privacy. Plus, the minds behind the The Expanse chat about space flight, space politics, and how they keep the show feeling real.

Feb 17, 2017
Hr1: News Roundup, Emotion Translator, Battery Technology

Is there a new battery that can beat lithium ion in electric vehicles? We plug into the world of battery research to find out. Plus, how to squeeze more power out of the electrical grid. And a new wearable aims to help people who feel socially awkward interpret emotions.

Feb 10, 2017
Hr2: Heat-sensitive Prosthetic Skin, Flint Water, Ingestible Electronics

Three years after the Flint water crisis began, lead concentrations in the water are below federal action levels, but residents are still drinking filtered and bottled water. Plus, researchers have designed a battery that runs on stomach acid to power ingestible sensors.

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