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This edition: Science & Technology

Episode Details

Original tape date: January 11, 2016.

First aired: February 2, 2016.

This month Science & U! is looking at technology and its new uses in our everyday lives:

Donna Hanover talks with Dan Levine, CEO of CytexOne, about the growing trend of smart homes, connecting homeowners with their homes at all times.

Mike Gilliam looks into the future of healthcare with an app developed by Dr. Samuel Sia of Columbia University, which can test blood for disease.

Andrew Falzon tries on some fitness gear that is meant to determine how healthy you are and how much work has been put into your workout.

Lisa Beth Kovetz visits the Microfactory, a 3D printing company that fits in a two bedroom apartment.

Ari Goldberg sheds some light on the newest steps in internet technology which could improve data speeds over 100 times faster using light waves.

Carol Anne Riddell heads to the Museum of the Moving Image to figure out exactly why cats have become such an internet sensation. 

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Guest List

John Arzayus Owner, The Micro Factory

Jason Eppink Curator of Digital Media, Museum of the Moving Image

Dr. Jeffrey Espinoza Independent DPT

Dan Levine CEO, CytexOne

Prof. Vinod Menon Professor, Department of Physics, CIty College/CUNY Graduate Center

Samiksha Nayak Graduate Research Assistant, Sia Lab, Columbia University

Bre Pettis CEO/Co-founder, MakerBot Industries

Dr. Samuel K. Sia Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University

Peter Weijmarshausen CEO and Co-Founder, Shapeways

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