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What If Our Clothes Could Disrupt Surveillance Cameras?

As mass surveillance reaches an all time high, some fashion designers are taking a stand.

How to Turn Skin Cells Into a Baby

Are we on the verge of eliminating infertility?

The Future of Dating is Weirder Than You Think

Tired of swiping? DNA matchmakers and AI companions could change the way we date.

Why Make Humanoid Robots?

If we want to partner with robots, we might want to make them look like us.

Why Scientists Want to Resurrect Extinct Species

This extinct bird might be the key to restoring the biosphere.

Why Male Birth Control Doesn’t Exist (Yet)

Scientists haven’t been able to figure out male birth control – yet.

Can Space Tourism Ever Be Ethical?

Space tourism is heating up, but is it ready for liftoff? And will it ever be ethical?

This Tech Tackles Climate Change (By Spying on You)

Future smart homes will address privacy concerns to take care of us and the environment.

The Future (and Challenges) of Lab-Grown Meat

Lab-grown meat is a young and expensive industry. How can it scale up and lower costs?

Will Cannabis Become the Next Craft Beer?

Experts say the cannabis industry will look a lot like the craft beer industry.

How to Avoid Running Out of Water

How technology can (and can't) fix our water crisis.

How to Stop Aging (and Should We?)

Can science hack the human lifespan? And even if it can, should it?

About Far Out

Far Out is a new PBS digital series that explores the future of science, technology, and culture and how these changes may affect humanity and life on Earth.

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