FutureTech Podcast

FutureTech Podcast

Podcast interviews with genius-level (top .1%) practitioners, scientists, researchers, clinicians and professionals in Cancer, 3D Bio Printing, CRISPR-CAS9, Ketogenic Diets, the Microbiome, Extracellular Vesicles, and more. Subscribe today for the latest medical, health and bioscience insights from geniuses in their field(s).

Episodes

March 11, 2020 18 min

Tracy Leparulo Founder and CEO at Untraceable, is an early crypto investor and Blockchain Futurist, she founded Untraceable in 2013 to help build and grow the crypto community.

Untraceable is the first event management and marketing agency within the blockchain and cryptocurrency community in Canada. We provide a full suite of services for events including logistics, marketing, and sponsorship.

Our specialty is designing cutting-e...

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Jamie Burke, Founder, and CEO of Outlier Ventures provides an overview of bitcoin and blockchain and the ways that companies can aggressively push their businesses forward with emerging technologies.

Burke is a pioneer in the blockchain industry. As Europe's 1st Web 3.0 blockchain venture builder, he and his team have pushed forward on utilizing blockchain as a significant key to emerging trends (AI, Mixed Reality, IoT, and Aut...

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MatterHackers is one of the largest and most trusted online resources for materials, boasting over 350 standard, exotic and exclusive styles of filament.

They distribute over 40 types of 3D Printers, with free shipping and lifetime support. From software, to supplies, to printers, they are working to enable people to turn the ideas they have into the things they use.

They provide software, MatterControl is an open source desktop 3D...

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Dr. Sivan describes some the basics and the intricacies of quantum computing. When you listen, you'll learn about

  • the difference between classical computers and quantum processors,
  • the weaknesses involved in the quantum system such as the paradox between necessary binary isolations and interaction, and
  • how these systems may impact the future in technologies such as machine learning and AI.

  • Dr. Itamar Sivan is the co-founder of Q...

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    Mechanical engineering professor Dr. Adrian Bejan explains how his new book takes on the hierarchy system of natural movement.

    He explains the gist of this theory by discussing

  • how from an engineering point of view, evolution is possible because movement is possible,
  • why this freedom of movement makes change possible, and
  • how this freedom of movement and change means hierarchy is unavoidable.

  • In this podcast Dr. Adrian Bejan, disti...

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    Denise Ruffner, Chief Business Officer, Cambridge Quantum Computing, discusses quantum computing.

    Denise Ruffner, as Chief Business Officer at Cambridge Quantum Computing, is a valuable member of the company’s executive leadership. Ruffner coordinates and oversees Cambridge Quantum Computing’s business development activities that build upon and support their active growth agenda, client development, corporate strategy, and importan...

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    Guillermo A. Cecchi, Research Staff Member, Computational Neuroscience at IBM, discusses his background and the current state of computational neuroscience research.

    Podcast Points:

  • What can we learn from neuroimaging?
  • Is it possible to predict psychotic outbreaks?
  • An update on new ALS research

     

  • Dr. Cecchi has an extensive background in Physics (MSc, University of La Plata, Argentina); in Physics and Biology (PhD, The Rockefeller U...

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    Ronald T. Merrill, Professor Emeritus of Earth and Space Sciences at the University of Washington, and author of, Our Magnetic Earth: The Science of Geomagnetism, engages in a lively discussion about multiple broad concepts of science, the Earth’s magnetic field, and geomagnetism.

    Podcast Points:

  • What is magnetism?
  • What has modern science learned from past experiments in physics?
  • How do animals use magnetism to guide them?

  • Professor...

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    Dr. Mark Z. Jacobson is an expert on global climate models and created one of the first.

    In this podcast, he describes

  • how modeling took on more complexity over  the years and what its potential uses are,
  • why measuring electric car payback is also about health effects, not just an emissions versus production measurement, and
  • what states are approaching 100% renewable energy efforts and which technologies will get us there the fastes...
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    Mark Pipher is the Vice President of FacilityConneX, a company that aims to reduce energy consumption through equipment optimization and smart building ideas. 

    He discusses the following:

  • Why it can be so difficult for large companies to identify which pieces of equipment are using the most energy
  • By what percentage energy usage can be decreased through the correction of faults found in different types of equipment
  • Common and easily...
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    Christopher Chapman, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Director of Bariatric and Metabolic Endoscopy, Department of Medicine at the University of Chicago, provides an overview of his research, specifically detailing the area of gastroenterology, and his work with patients.

    Podcast Points:

  • What are the medical procedures designed to help lose weight?
  • Can I lose weight medically, but without surgery?
  • What does an endoscopic procedur...
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    Robert Quinn, Assistant Professor at Michigan State University, discusses his research, detailing information on rare bacterial lung infections, anaerobic bacteria infection, and especially cystic fibrosis.

    Podcast Points of Discussion:

  • What exactly is cystic fibrosis?
  • How might pure oxygen impact bad bacteria?
  • What are the long term possibilities for a cystic fibrosis patient?

  • Quinn’s education includes: a PhD in Environmental and ...

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    In this podcast, Dr Claudia Gray, PhD, Paediatrician and Allergologist, Kids Allergy Paediatric & Allergy Centre—South Africa, talks in detail about allergy issues and research, discussing many common child allergies, child skin allergy treatment, and what’s coming in the future for allergy testing and treatment.

     

    Podcast Points of Discussion:

  • How do allergy tests work?
  • Why do certain allergies improve over time, but some actua...
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    Dr. Daniel Griffin, physician, and associate research scientist/instructor (clinical medicine) Columbia University, provides an overview of infectious disease research and treatment, and his career in clinical medicine.

    Podcast Points:

  • Treatment and research for infectious diseases
  • An overview of parasitic diseases found in the United States and around the world
  • The current state of the HIV epidemic
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    Dr. Griffin discusses his import...

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    Researcher and author Dr. Richard J. Johnson has looked into the role fructose plays in many modern disease epidemics. He discusses this by describing. 

  • what fructose can do to help some animals survive harsh conditions,
  • how those assets turn into dangers in our modern world of plenty, and
  • what alternatives we might use to ease the cravings and replace fructose in our daily diet.
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    Dr. Richard J. Johnson is a professor of medicine at...

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    Alejandro Reyes, Associate Professor, Microbiologist and MSc in Biological Sciences, the University of the Andes, discusses microbes and the importance of gut health.

    Podcast Points:

  • How do viruses affect the gut?
  • What is a phage?
  • How does the microbiome impact our health?
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    Reyes holds a PhD in Computational and Systems Biology at Washington University in San Luis, MO, United States. Reyes discusses his background and work, and his ...

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    Dr. Carolyn Kurle describes how a biogeochemical tool can explain the foraging patters and locations of animals to improve ecosystem management strategies.

    She explains:

  • How stable isotope analysis looks at ratios of stable nitrogen and carbon isotopes in animal tissues to understand where that animal is foraging.
  • Why this knowledge can be passed to wildlife managers to increase animal conservation success.
  • Why understanding animal f...
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    Rupert Sheldrake, PhD, biologist, and author, known for his hypothesis of morphic resonance, discusses morphogenetic fields, morphic resonance, evolutionary biology, and much more.

    Podcast Points:

  • What is morphic resonance?
  • Does the brain store memory?
  • A discussion on developing structures and collective memory 
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    During his tenure at Cambridge University, Dr. Sheldrake worked in developmental biology as a Fellow of Clare College. Dr...

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    Many suffers of thyroid issues that are only offered one medicinal choice, but Dr. Shames says there are several natural supplements that provide meaningful holistic wellness. In this conversation, you'll hear:

  • His personal experience through his wife's struggles with treatment and how that opened his eyes to a vacuum in the medical community for thyroid care.
  • The degree to which these thyroid conditions are an epidemic and ...
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    From shampoo to carpeting to baby bottles, chemicals are prevalent in our everyday items. Author Rick Smith discusses accompanying concerns such as:

  • The depth of this issue, calling it the second great pollution problem facing humanity.
  • Why the health effects of pollution from such chemicals are prevalent and should be taken seriously.
  • Alternatives for many everyday products that are available.

  • Co-author of Slow Death by Rubber Duck...

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