Maybe CAR-T therapy will be the breakthrough scientists need to eliminate cancer once and for all.
In Breakthrough, each episode is created by a specific director and tackles a unique aspect of how science can help society in general.
97% of the water on earth is salt, 2% is locked up in ice and snow, leaving 1% for 7+ billion people. So what in the world are we going to do to prevent a water apocalypse?
The fifth episode of Breakthrough presents a number of energy visionaries who are committed to ‘spinning the wheel’ in ways that will be beneficial to our children and grandchildren.
Our ability to think, talk, reason, question, and make sense of the world wouldn’t exist if not for the brain. And yet, with all the scientific advancements in our technologically rich society, we still don’t know very much about it. But perhaps that is changing.
If you sit down to think about it, humans are pretty amazing creatures. But do we need to become more? Can we use the creations and inventions we’ve developed to somehow become more than human?
It’s time to shine a spotlight on some of the less-heralded individuals in science who make life a reality for the seven billion people on this planet. Breakthrough seeks to do just that–starting with an episode about pandemics.