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Cambridge Nights is a Science Late Night show made at the MIT Media Lab. Season 2 will bring us 10 guests and 37 videos, in which different aspects of life and science will be discussed. Tweet
Alessandro Vespignani talks with us about networks and epidemic spreading. Tweet
Marta Gonzalez talks with us about how big data can be used to understand human mobility and the diffusion of online technologies. Tweet
Ted Kaptchuk talks to us about his life. 1. How did you go from Brooklyn NY to studying placebos at Harvard Medical School? Tweet
1. How strong is the placebo effect? 2. Are placebo effects used outside of medicine? 3. How are placebo studies perceived by people working in other aspects of medicine? 4. What is the future of placebo studies? Tweet
Ted Kaptchuk talks to us about the placebo effect. 1. What are placebo studies? 2. Is the placebo effect a social phenomena? 3. Could we use the placebo effect to design better healthcare facilities? 4. Can placebo cure patients, or…
Joe Loscalzo talks to us about his life. 1. Where did you grow up? 2. What was your first research project? 3. How did your research career develop from there? 4. What’s the Role of The Physician Scientist? 5. How…
Joe Loscalzo talks to us about understanding how diseases are characterized. 1. What is the structure of the teams needed to make new medical discoveries? 2. How do you visualize disease? 3. How do you think about drug development? 4….
Joe Loscalzo talks to us about Network Medicine. 1. How is Network Medicine different from other approaches? 2. Why do we need Network Medicine? 3. Where does our obsession with single compounds come from? 4. How does this change how…
The unabridged interview with Susan Crawford. Length 47:14 Tweet
Lant Pritchett talks to us about education, migration and development. Lant Pritchett is a Professor of the Practice of International Development at the Harvard Kennedy School. Tweet
Juan Pérez Mercader talks to us about the origins of life and astrobiology. Juan Pérez Mercader directs the Synthetic Life project at Harvard’s Origin of Life Inititative. Tweet
Marshall Van Alstyne talks to us about Information Markets and how they are beginning to change the way organizations and institutions work. Marshall Van Alstyne is a professor at Boston University’s Department of Management and Information Science. Tweet
Luis Bettencourt talks to us about the science of cities and on scientific productivity. Luis is a Researcher 4 from LANL and Professor at the SFI. Tweet
Ricardo Hausmann talks to us about his views on what differentiates nations at different levels of development and on economic “black matter”. Ricardo Hausmann is the director of Harvard’s Center for International Development and Professor of the Practice of Economic…
Marc Vidal talks to us about systems biology and how we can understand the molecular biology or organisms in an integrative way. Marc Vidal is professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School and Director of the Dana Farber’s Center for…
Geoffrey West talks to us about the fractal nature of the metabolism and the scaling laws of life. Geoffrey West is a distinguished professor and former President of the Santa Fe Institute and a fellow of the American Physical Society….
Albert-László Barabási discusses the science of networks, from its fundamental aspects, to its implications in biology.Barabási is distinguished professor of physics and the director of Northeastern University’s Center for Complex Networks Research. Tweet