Tag: blood

  • Xenobots and Space Crime

    The US scientists who created the first living robots say the life forms, known as xenobots, can now reproduce in a way not seen in plants and animals. Anthony and Jeff step through this discovery and what it could mean for humanity. Then, it appears NASA is investigating first allegation of crime in space. Jeff and Anthony speculate on how this might play out, and what the future of intergalactic criminality could look like. [more]

  • Stressful Interruptions and Sky Diamonds

    New research suggests that micro interruptions during your day can have both mental a physical health impacts. Anthony and Jeff discuss the stress of being interrupted, as they both interrupt each other constantly. Then, what if we could make real diamonds and save the planet at the same time? One UK billionaire has a company to farm materials from the sky to create carbon negative diamonds. Jeff and Anthony get excited, then wonder where this man's secret underground lair might be. [more]

  • High Blood Treasure

    James Harrison, an Australian man whose blood contains a rare antibody that can create a treatment that saves babies' lives, has donated plasma one last time. Harrison, known as "the man with a golden arm," has donated blood and plasma regularly for more than six decades, from age 18 to age 81. The service estimates that over the course of his life, he has helped save some 2.4 million babies. Jeff and Anthony want to try some of that sweet, sweet blood. [more]

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