Science Nonfiction - Exploiring the new possible

We are living in the most transformative period of human history. Technologies that once only existed in science fiction are beginning to show up in our homes, cars, and workplaces. We traveled across the country to meet eight companies who are rewriting the rules of what's possible. Here are their stories.

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Super Materials

Graphene Technologies

The super soldiers of sci-fi series like Doctor Who owe their ostensible immortality to super materials that have been impossible until now. Just north of San Francisco, a company called Graphene Technologies has found a way to harness the power of pure carbon to transform the building blocks of our world. Learn why our cars and homes will never be the same.

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Instant Translators

Waverly Labs

Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy stoked our imaginations with the babel fish—a strange biodevice that bestowed its wearer with universal language translation across the galaxy. Back on earth, Waverly Labs has finally made Douglas Adams' daydreams a reality with The Pilot. Here’s how it will transform the way we communicate.

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Vertical Farming

Aerofarms

In The Martian, Mark Watney staved off certain death by developing an ultra-efficient space potato farm. In Newark, Aerofarms has just opened the world's largest vertical farm, capable of producing nearly 2M pounds of greens annually with minimal resources or environmental impact. Come have a taste of the future of food.

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Organs-On-A-Chip

UC Berkeley

Films like Repo Men depict a future where life-extending artificial organs can be purchased on the open market. In the present, a team of scientists at UC Berkeley has developed technology that allows you to grow a model of your organs on a microchip. Find out why it promises to change medicine forever.

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Future Episodes

Medical Tricorders

Cloud DX Coming Soon

Augmented Reality Helmets

Daqri Coming Soon

Genetic Engineering Tools

Synthego Coming Soon

Object Replicators

Made In Space Coming Soon

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