Tech Nation

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A series from The Conversations Network

Dr. Moira Gunn talks with linguist and author, Geoff Nurnberg about his new book, Ascent of the A-Word, where he dives into the history of a term with origins dating back to World War II.

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Dr. Moira Gunn talks about new diagnostics and therapy for autism with Seaside Therapeutics CEO, Randall Carpenter.
Dr. Moira Gunn learns about a new treatment for macular degeneration using stem cells from Advanced Cell Technology CEO, Gary Rabin.
Dr. Moira Gunn discusses how the power of surprise is breaking down barriers in business with Soren Kaplan, the author of Leapfrogging: Harness the Power of Surprise for Business Breakthroughs.
Dr. Moira Gunn talks about the new book, Rabid: A Cultural History of the World's Most Diabolical Virus, with co-authors Bill Wasik and Monica Murphy.
Dr. Moira Gunn looks at Medical Diagnostics, from brain scans for Alzheimer's to other neurological conditions with Positron Emission Tomography General Manager, Jonathan Allis.
Dr. Moira Gunn talks with author, journalist & editor, Fran Hawthorne, about her new book, Ethical Chic: The Inside Story of the Companies We Think We Love and reviews your favorite ethical products.
Dr. Moira Gunn sits down with Dusa Pharmaceuticals President and CEO, Bob Doman to talk about a new treatment for sunspots, a common term for pre- cancerous skin lesions.
Dr. Moira Gunn talks with author Robert McLay about how virtual reality is helping those suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Dr. Moira Gunn sits down with Martin McGlynn, President and CEO of Stem Cells Inc. to talk about how stem cells are being used to treat everything from spinal cord injury and age-related macular degeneration.
Dr. Moira Gunn talks about the process behind engineering new vaccines by typing DNA sequences into a computer with Inovio Pharmaceuticals CEO, Joseph Kim.
Dr. Moira Gunn sits down with Phil Stutz and Barry Michels, co-authors of The Tools: Transform Your Problems into Courage, Confidence, and Creativity, about changing unwanted behaviors.
Dr. Moira Gunn chats with John Latham, Chief Scientific Officer for Alder Biopharmaceuticals, about how they are winning the fight against migraines.
Dr. Moira Gunn sits down and discusses the new book, Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash, with Pulitzer Prize winning author, Ed Humes.
Dr. Moira Gunn talks about new vaccines for neglected diseases and about a handheld device which can detect disease on the spot with the CEOs from Inviragen and Opko Diagnostics, Dan Stinchcomb and David Steinmiller.
Dr. Moira Gunn talks about the new book, Zoobiquity: What Animals Can Teach Us about Health and the Science of Healing, with author and UCLA Cardiology Professor, Barbara Natterson Horowitz.
Dr. Moira Gunn learns about the extent of our obsession with technology and how to overcome it from research psychologist and author, Larry Rosen, from his new book, iDisorder: Understanding Our Obsession with Technology and Overcoming Its Hold on Us.
Dr. Moira Gunn talks with experts, Terry Hisey and Matthew Hudes from Deliotte, about the meaning of comparative effectiveness and the term: Bio- Pharma.
Dr. Moira Gunn recaps the highlights and talks with the key players from the annual BIO 2012 conference in Boston.
Dr. Moira Gunn talks with Rick Alvarez, Vice President of Operations and Research at Selexys Pharmaceuticals, about his research into Sickle Cell Anemia.