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Finding Genius Podcast

Mar 27, 2019

“The average patient doesn’t understand what causes cavities, and quite frankly, the average dentist doesn’t understand it well enough, although that’s changing,” says Dr. Kim Kush, who’s been a practicing dentist in his hometown for 40 years now. It wasn’t until about 20 years ago that he started...


Train Your Brain to Sleep Better—Guirec Le Lous—URGOTech

Mar 27, 2019

One out of every three people in the world suffer from sleep problems, whether it’s the inability to fall asleep, the inability to stay asleep longer, or just waking up feeling tired. Of all the complaints surrounding poor-quality sleep, one, in particular, is the most difficult for people to deal with: trying to get...


Expanding Access to the Benefits of Solar Energy—Noah Ginsburg—Solar One

Mar 26, 2019

Solar One is a non-profit organization that launched about 15 years ago with the goal of both educating people in the Greater New York community on solar energy and sustainability and making solar energy more accessible to everyone—particularly those who wouldn’t typically have access to it, such as community groups...


The Author of Console Wars and The History of the Future Oculus,Facebook,and the Revolution That Swept Virtual Reality Blake Harris

Mar 26, 2019

“Even if listeners are not very familiar with virtual reality or not sure if they’re interested in it, this really is just a universal story about a kid who invents something and decides to not sell out…and then he does end up selling out, which makes for a more interesting story,” says Blake Harris, commenting...


Investigating the Complexities of Alzheimer ’s Disease and Searching for an Effective Treatment—Erik Gunther, PhD—Yale School of Medicine

Mar 26, 2019

The search for a drug that can effectively treat Alzheimer’s disease remains ongoing and has been difficult to say the least—about 150 different drug trials for Alzheimer’s have already failed. But why? And what can be done about it? Erik Gunther, Ph.D. is an associate research scientist at Yale University who is...