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Innovations in Sustainability

Sustainability is shaping trends all across the globe, from agriculture and fashion to architecture and gourmet dining. On this episode, we take a look at the tastiest, chicest and coolest innovations in sustainability.

Scientist Jill Farrant is a professor and research chair in the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology at the University of Cape Town in South Africa. She is currently leading the development of drought-tolerant crops. They’re called “resurrection plants” because they can survive droughts and are capable of resurrecting once supplied with water. Further development of these plants can help provide solutions for feeding populations in dry and arid climates around the world.Farrant’s research has received international praise and in 2012, she was a recipient of theL’Oreal-UNESCO Award for Women in Science.

From Cape Town, Jill Farrant joins May Lee in the Los Angeles studio to tell us more about the potential impact of her research is Jill Farrant.

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Reinventing The Wheel (Matt Dalio)

This week, we have conversations with innovators whose new approach, to some ordinary tasks, is not only making the daily grind easier, but also making the world a better place.

  • 2017-08-20T08:00:00-07:00
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Eradicating Hunger

As the global population grows, the challenge to end hunger only deepens. The U.N. World Food Programme wants to wipe out global hunger by 2030. Can it be done? On this episode of "Full Frame," we look at some of the innovative, and perhaps a little unconventional, ideas for eradicating hunger around the world, once and for all.  

Education for One and All (Shohreh Aghdashloo)

Creating greater access to education around the world comes with many barriers. But some people are taking matters into their own hands. They’re using social entrepreneurship, opening up access to technology and providing connections with peers and female role models.

On this episode of "Full Frame," conversations with people who are committed to providing an education for everyone -- despite age, gender, and background -- throughout all corners of the world.

Wearables That Change The World

There's a growing demand for businesses to produce products and services that are rooted in doing good in the world. Full Frame meets some trend setters in the industry who are creating wearable items that can change the world.

Cultural Stories that Spur Change

Who doesn’t love a great story? So much can be learned, felt and expressed through storytelling. But, most importantly, stories can foster better understanding across cultural and social lines. This week on Full Frame, conversations with cultural storytellers who are spurring change.

When you bring up Eddie Huang’s name, a few things come to mind: chef, hip hop fan, T.V. host, rebel and storyteller.

21st Century Geniuses

A genius is defined as one who has exceptional intellectual or creative power or another natural ability. On this episode, "Full Frame" introduces you to those who are among the world’s 21st century geniuses. From one of the oldest to one of the youngest, from the man being called “the next Albert Einstein” to a woman who was a child prodigy, they each offer their own unique gift of high intellect.

Hollywood Minority Report

It’s the talk of Hollywood, but it’s not about the latest blockbuster.

  • 2017-09-18T23:00:00-07:00
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