June 1st, 2016
Episode 415 of 510 episodes
A young woman found murdered on the island of Okinawa Japan is the latest victim in a long string of crimes committed by US servicemen stationed on bases and the locals have had enough. Where common wisdom advises us to remember history in order not to repeat it, author David Rieff says nurturing historical wrongs may do nothing to ameliorate them. Theranos was once the darling of startup companies but a string of mishaps is making it a pariah.
From finding awe in Hubble images to visiting the doctor, science is everywhere in our lives. Whether we wear a white lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since eighth grade, science affects and changes us. We all have a story about science, and at The Story Collider, we want to hear those stories.