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
TED-Ed [ 10 SEP 2020 | Innovation Economics | 5:40 ] Trace the history of the invention of plastic, and how the material ushered in what became known as the plastics century. For centuries, billiard balls were made of
Curtis Stone is a tuber, in our right lane – just about a mile (or two) ahead of us. They have a greenhouse setup that’s also very interesting to us. But first – the paint, which I’m thinking it makes
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.
Cece Doucette [ 25 OCT 2018 | Urban Design | 56:40 ] My name is Cece Doucette, from Ashland, and we’re here at the Burlington Public Library to discuss 5G and the Internet of Things and the impact that
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