Biological samples have been used for purposes that don’t benefit indigenous people. The Native BioData Consortium is working to change that. Plus, how a Long Island tribal nation is fighting climate change and development. And why saving the wetlands can save the world.
In this segment, Ira talks with primatologist and anthropologist Jane Goodall about her work in studying chimpanzees, preserving habitats, and what lies ahead for the field of evolutionary science.
Sure, robots can weld car parts or stack cartons on an assembly line. But can they develop friendships with people? In this hour, Ira talks with inventors developing robots with personalities. How soon will it be before social, lovable robots enter our homes?