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Xenobots!

Laurent Levy 15 January 2022 5


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The promise of biological machines, “..designed from the ground up, built by combining together different biological tissues.”  What does the future of this hybrid research hold and what are the ethical and scientific considerations? A fascinating conversation with pioneer researchers Drs. Michael Levin and Josh Bongard. Plus, thoughts on the ‘other’ xeno – xenotransplantation and the first “successful” transplant of a pig heart into a human.

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The Other Animals, hosted by Laurent Levy, is Philadelphia’s only radio show covering all things animal related that looks at the fascinating and inconsistent way humans deal with and impact non-humans. Each week we explore a different topic in depth.

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A conversation with Elliot Connor / Antibiotic Resistance

Laurent Levy 12 February 2022

Join us for a conversation with Australian activist, author, filmmaker, and speaker Elliot Connor as he describes his lifelong goal to reframe our human relationship with the natural world. Plus, veterinarian and author Ingrid Taylor joins our Dr. Tom Pickard …continue

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A bonobo, beluga, and bumblebee walk into a bar…

Laurent Levy 3 February 2022

Do non-human animals really laugh? Listen to some samples collected by researchers Greg Bryant and Sasha Winkler from UCLA and decide for yourself. A delightful and insightful conversation about the nuances of play vocalization (and other sounds) that challenges the …continue

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