Lydia EmmanouilidouMay 3, 2018 10:33 PM
At This New Boston Restaurant, The Meals Are Prepared By RobotsYou’ve got top chefs, iron chefs, master chefs… and now robot chefs.
Marc FilippinoApril 26, 2018 12:18 PM
How Board Games Reflect Our WorldFrom Monopoly’s anti-capitalist roots to Twister’s place in the sexual revolution of the 1960s, board games have mirrored the societal values of the day.
Marc SollingerMarch 22, 2018 03:43 PM
From Ford To Foxconn: How Factories Helped Shape Modern SocietyLook at the objects around you: your computer, your phone, your water bottle, the books on your desk. Chances are, all of these things came from a factory.
Cristina QuinnMarch 21, 2018 07:19 PM
Addressing Gender And Racial Bias In Facial Recognition TechnologyClick the audio player above to listen to the radio version of this story.
Heather GoldstoneMarch 6, 2018 06:58 PM
Living Lab Radio: The Finding That Ended Gun Research; Mice With Alzheimer's Healed By Disco, And MoreTwo different forms of light have showed up in recent science headlines. Shamini Bundell, multimedia editor at Nature, explains:
Marc SollingerMarch 2, 2018 08:42 AM
Why Americans Pay More For Solar PanelsLet’s say you want to install some solar panels on your home. For the average homeowner, that will set you back around $16,000, according to Andrew Birch, former CEO of the solar installation company Sungevity. But in Australia, you would pay about $7,000. And solar panels aren’t cheaper only in Australia. Birch says that the U.S. is an outlier when it comes to how much solar installation costs the regular consumer. Why the difference?
Bob SeayMarch 1, 2018 08:25 AM
The Inventors At Work In SomervilleIn a former autobody shop in Somerville, scientists and engineers are working to turn their visions into inventions. And what they come up with may have a profound effect on how we produce and consume energy in the future.
Alec GreaneyFebruary 23, 2018 01:54 PM
The Psychology Behind Our Relationship With FoodAmericans are no strangers to counting calories. We continue to push for more transparency around what we eat, through efforts like government-mandated posting in restaurant chains. And with more data, we hope we can convince our brains to eat healthier.
Heather GoldstoneFebruary 20, 2018 11:04 AM
Living Lab Radio: The Robots Of The Pyeongchang OlympicsDespite the increased size of the 2019 budget, President Trump's 2019 spending proposal calls for slashing funding for many science programs, including a 37 percent cut to EPA’s Office of Science and Technology, and 20 percent reductions to the U.S. Geological Survey and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The research outreach and extension program Sea Grant and the National Estuarine Research Reserve network would both be eliminated.