Innovation Hub

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Join host Kara Miller as she engages with top innovative thinkers and examines new ideas and potential solutions to some of our most challenging problems.

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Join host Kara Miller as she engages with top innovative thinkers and examines new ideas and potential solutions to some of our most challenging problems.


39 Pieces

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On this week's Innovation Hub, we talk to Sam Kean about the unlikely group of people that prevented Hitler from developing the atomic bomb. Then D...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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This week on Innovation Hub, we take a look at the history of DARPA, and the importance of bringing diversity to innovation.

  • Added: Jul 11, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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Science journalist, Susan Freinkel explains how our lives became dominated by plastic. Historian, Louis Hyman explores the roots of the gig economy...

  • Added: Jul 02, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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On this week's episode, we talk about the changing nature of birth in America, how tech might not be ALL bad, and what happens when we get most of ...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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Randolph Nesse, the director of the Center for Evolution and Medicine at Arizona State University, looks at emotional and mental disorders from an ...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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This week on Innovation Hub, we explore the benefits of being a generalist in an increasingly specialized world. And we'll take a look at some feed...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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Matthias Doepke discusses his book, "Love, Money and Parenting" and how economics influences the way children are raised. Brian Jay Jones explains ...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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This week on Innovation Hub, we devote our entire show to an exploration of politics and polarization.

  • Added: May 29, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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This week on Innovation Hub, we look at the creation of the world's most important personality test and find out the solution to traffic congestion.

  • Added: May 23, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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César Hidalgo, director of MIT’s Collective Learning Group explains why we remember certain cultural icons for generations while forgetting others ...

  • Added: May 15, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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This week on Innovation Hub, a deep dive into the history of Motown and a look at how heart health is changing.

  • Added: May 09, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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We talk with Antonio Regalado and Carlos Bustamante about breakthroughs in genetic research. Rupali Mishra discusses the history and legacy of the ...

  • Added: May 02, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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This week on Innovation Hub we talk to Nathaniel Rich about climate change, and Julia Shaw about the nature of evil.

  • Added: Apr 25, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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This week on Innovation Hub: the history of privacy in America, a look at how the self evolved, and a deep dive into generational warfare.

  • Added: Apr 18, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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This week on Innovation Hub, we explore why we accept or reject new ideas, and the future of voice technology.

  • Added: Apr 11, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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This week on Innovation Hub, we take a look at the boundary between humans and animals.

  • Added: Apr 04, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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The birth of the electric guitar and the story of blood.

  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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This week on Innovation Hub, we examine the statistics behind violence, look at an overlooked substance, and find out why you don't need to be smar...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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We dive into the traits and trials of incredibly inventive people.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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This week on Innovation Hub, we take a look at the ecology of our homes and the lasting impact of WWI.

  • Added: Mar 07, 2019
  • Length: 58:59