We're talking about innovation in Boston as we debut an innovation of our own: WBUR CitySpace, a new home for public conversation in Boston.
For the special live hour, we speak with two local researchers about work being done to advance the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, including a mammogram that can be read by AI technology and the use of blood biopsies to improve cancer treatment.
Plus, we'll speak with the creator of the MIT Cheetah 3 and learn why the future of robotics may actually come from the natural world.
Also, from a handful of people and a few fliers twenty years ago, Grubstreet is now one of the nation's premier literary groups. What has the organization done to grow and include a diverse community in that growth?
Regina Barzilay, a professor at MIT, a member of the school's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, and a MacArthur Fellow.
This program aired on February 28, 2019.