Health, Science, Environment

8:35am

Tue January 8, 2013
Health, Science, Environment

TED Radio Hour ~ New on KALW!

Ryan Lash

There is no greater opening to possibility than the birth of an idea, created out of inspired imagination and spread far and wide at the speed of light. It is with total delight that we announce the TED Radio Hour. "Talks" from the legendary TED stage are coming to radio for the first time and in a new format that will intrigue curious listeners and stir the imagination. 

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8:35am

Tue January 8, 2013
Health, Science, Environment

TED Radio Hour ~ New on KALW!

Ryan Lash

There is no greater opening to possibility than the birth of an idea, created out of inspired imagination and spread far and wide at the speed of light. It is with total delight that we announce the TED Radio Hour. "Talks" from the legendary TED stage are coming to radio for the first time and in a new format that will intrigue curious listeners and stir the imagination. 

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5:43pm

Tue December 11, 2012
Health, Science, Environment

Finding alternatives for homeless encampments

One of several tents under the I-280 on-ramp at 5th and King, in San Francisco.
Mary Rees

As California sloshes through its rainy season, homeless people around the Bay Area are looking for places to stay dry. In San Francisco, the spaces under freeways are popular, and groups of homeless people sometimes band together for their mutual protection. Still, as you might expect, living on the streets isn’t safe or easy.

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8:34am

Mon December 3, 2012
Health, Science, Environment

Turnstyle: Self-taught teenage engineer builds radio station from scrap metal

If you haven’t already met 15-year-old Kelvin Doe, it’s time. The kid will no doubt be a household name in the U.S. within a decade.

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12:38pm

Tue November 27, 2012
City Visions: December 3, 2012

Understanding the Quantified Self

Credit http://www.innovation-alliance.net/

An interview with WellnessFX chief Jim Kean, local author Ashley Tudor, and Dr. Paul Abramson of My Doctor Medical Group

City Visions explores the growing "quantified self" movement in the Bay Area. Proponents say that gathering, analyzing -- and sharing-- data about our everyday activities can help us sleep better, lose weight, avoid disease, stay happier and live longer. What kinds of self-tracking technologies are out there, and is there ever such a thing as too much self-knowledge?

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