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American Innovations

By Wondery

DNA science. Artificial intelligence. Smartphones and 3D printers. Science and technology have transformed the world we live in. But how did we get here? It wasn’t by accident. Well, sometimes it was. It was also the result of hard work, teamwork, and competition. And incredibly surprising moments.Hosted by bestselling author Steven Johnson (“How We Got To Now”), American Innovations uses immersive scenes to tell the stories of the scientists, engineers, and ordinary people behind the greatest discoveries of the past century. From Wondery, the network behind Business Wars, American History Tellers, and Dirty John.

  1. 1.
    Anesthesia | The Swindle | 211/15/2018
    41:19
  2. 2.
    Anesthesia | The Frolic | 111/08/2018
    33:57
  3. 3.
    Introducing Imagined Life11/05/2018
    4:16
  4. 4.
    Polio Vaccine | And Stay Out! | 411/01/2018
    46:18
  5. 5.
    Polio Vaccine | The Fight Goes On | 310/25/2018
    40:16
  6. 6.
    Polio Vaccine | Can You Patent The Sun? | 210/18/2018
    46:04
  7. 7.
    Polio Vaccine | Marching Towards a Cure | 110/11/2018
    36:29
  8. 8.
    Thinking Machines | Garry Kasparov | 610/04/2018
    49:36

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