WIRED Science is a new weekly series that brings Wired magazine’s award-winning journalism, groundbreaking design and irreverent attitude to public television. WIRED Science combines reportage from WIRED with stories developed by the show’s producers to create a next-generation science and technology series - on air, online and in the classroom. Each week, WIRED Science correspondents take viewers to the frontiers of discovery across the country and around the world, spotlighting the cutting-edge innovations and research that are defining 21st-century culture, and introducing the high-tech mavericks who are making it happen.
1. EARTH: Flotsam Found
Retired oceanographer Curt Ebbesmeyer and his colleague tracked thousands of plastic toys that fell off a freighter during a storm to map current patterns. Their work leads them to an unbelievable discovery; a mass of swirling garbage in the North Pacific as large as the state of Texas.
2. Fired Up
Firefighters put cutting-edge firefighting tools and techniques to the test.
3. Zone Creep
Gardeners reap global warming benefits by being able to grow species that aren’t native to their neck-of-the-woods.
4. Lie Detectors
WIRED Senior Editor Adam Roger takes on new fMRI lie detecting technology to see whether or not he’s even thinking of a lie.
5. Miracle Gro
Chris Hardwick unearths what's inside a product that helps our gardens grow."
6. Chat: Cameron Sinclair
Architect Cameron Sinclair connects smart design with war refugees, disaster victims and poor people of the world.
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