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Why Faster Travel Can Wreak Havoc on Our Bodies
As as we enter a world of flying cars, Hyperloop systems and faster airplanes, what does it mean for our body’s natural rhythms? Dr. Ronald Evans, a researcher at the Salk Institute says that flying fast between different time zones is disorienting because it exceeds the evolution of our internal clocks and we weren’t really designed to move through time zones at that rate. The resulting disorientation or jet lag can undermine our overall health. But a cure for jet lag might be closer than you think.
The smart cities of tomorrow are already here03:12
What the Mt. Kilauea eruptions mean for climate change03:03
Google Assistant gets new voices02:52
A robot barista that can make 120 cups of coffee in an hour00:56
Mommy’s little bacterial helpers: How breast milk supports an infant's microbiome02:19
Boston Dynamic’s Atlas robot goes jogging01:13