CBC [ 28 MAR 2021 | Innovation Economics | 22:06 ] Miranda Wang and Jeanny Yao were still in high school when they discovered plastic-eating bacteria in Vancouver’s Fraser River. Passionate about the problem of plastic waste, the two
Jason Fung [ 27 JUL 2019 | Obesity Epidemic | 1:11:27 ] is a nephrologist and expert in the use of intermittent fasting and low-carbohydrate diets for the treatment of Type 2 diabetes. In this presentation, delivered on Aug.
Matthew Walker [ 12 JUN 2019 | Sleep Engineering | 56:55 ] The number of people who can survive on seven hours of sleep without showing any impairment, rounded to a whole number and expressed as a percent of
Matthew Walker [ 3 JUN 2019 | Sleep Engineering | 19:11 ] Well, I would like to start with testicles. Men who sleep five hours a night have significantly smaller testicles than those who sleep seven hours or more.
Alanna Collen [ 13 NOV 2018 | Obesity Epidemic | 12:51 ] We all know why people get fat, don’t we? It’s because they eat too much and they move too little. It’s because they eat the wrong foods.
Giada Gerboni [ 14 JUN 2018 | Biomimicry | 9:27 ] So, robots. Robots can be programmed to do the same task millions of times with minimal error, something very difficult for us, right? And it can be very
Gretchen Bakke [ 5 JUN 2018 | Urban Design | 35:06 ] The Goethe-Institut and Speculative Life Cluster (Concordia University) Conference on Automated Environments at the Canadian Centre for Architecture on November 1, 2017. Gretchen Bach holds a PhD from
I’ve been relying on Tylenol PM to get me to sleep at night. Just one. But it turns out that a lot of people are leaning on this OTC “solution” – in some cases taking as many as 5 pills
Matthew Walker [20 DEC 2017 | Sleep Engineering ] It’s a delight and privilege to be here and I would like to start with testicles. Men who sleep 5 hours a night have significantly smaller testicles than those who
Radhika Nagpal [ 6 OCT 2017 | Biomimicry ] In my early days as a graduate student, I went on a snorkeling trip off the coast of the Bahamas. I’d actually never swum in the ocean before, so it was