The Secrets in Our DNA

The Secrets in Our DNA

The Secrets in Our DNA Synopsis Today, DNA testing is exploding in popularity. Caught up by an explosion of popular interest in genealogy research, more than 26 million people have sent their DNA to be analyzed by companies like 23andMe and Ancestry DNA, and that...
Look Who’s Driving

Look Who’s Driving

Projects Synopsis The real possibility of a world in which cars no longer require human drivers has been sparked by a surge of innovation that’s being heralded by some as the biggest advance in transportation since horses gave way to automobiles. But successfully...
Silicon Valley: The Untold Story

Silicon Valley: The Untold Story

Synopsis Silicon Valley has often been imitated but never duplicated. Though pieces of its history have been told, they have focused primarily on the Valley’s role in the development of silicon chips and computers. Yet there is a much bigger and largely untold story:...
Science Bytes

Science Bytes

A.P. Sloan TAX DEDUCTIBLE DONATION IN HONOR OF MICHAEL SCHWARZ In honor of Michael’s allegiance to the truth, we ask that you consider helping us bring to fruition the project he cared about deeply. It’s a series of short documentaries called Science Bytes. To make a...
The $1 Microscope

The $1 Microscope

Synopsis Manu Prakash and his colleagues from Stanford University have invented a foldable microscope–called a Foldscope–that can be made for less than a dollar and has the potential to bring the power of microscopy to people who have never used a...