EarthSky 22: Future medicine and feeding the world

Mapping global health hotspots, personalized medicine, need for a food revolution – spiders that make scuba gear. The best 22 minutes of science and music on the Internet.

Host: Jorge Salazar
Lead Producer: Mike Brennan

ES 22 Producers: Deborah Byrd, Beth Lebwohl, Ryan Britton, Emily Howard

This week’s lineup:

Geomedicine Jorge Salazar speaks with Bill Davenhall of ESRI on mapping global health hotspots. Know your “Place History”.

Weird Science with Ryan Britton. Diving Bell Spiders make their own scuba gear.

A diving bell spider has snagged a water flea and is consuming the prey inside the air-bubble chamber. (Photo: Stefan Hetz)

Personalized Medicine with computational physicist Aleksei Aksimentiev.

Feeding 7 billion and more Dr. Nina Fedoroff, president of The American Association for the Advancement of Science, talks with EarthSky’s Beth Lebwohl.

This week’s musical contributors:

Maneja Beto

Ocote Soul Sounds

The Black and White Years

One Hundred Flowers

EarthSky 22