How would you improve humans?
Level Up Human is an optimistic science podcast with ambition for the human race.
We'll soon be able to edit our genome, travel in driverless cars, hug companion robots... let's write a to-do list for humanity.
Wouldn't it be great to zoom in with your eyes, change colour at will or type with your feet?
Our guest judges consider pitches from experts, the studio audience and Mother Nature herself in pursuit of good ideas for our descendents.
Trying to keep charge of all of this is biologist, comedian and presenter, Simon Watt.
Best known for the BAFTA winning Inside Nature’s Giants and Channel 4's The Elephant: Life After Death, Simon runs the Ugly Animal Preservation Society and now sets out his new mission: move the human race onwards and upwards. This man loves an uphill battle.
We've just released a fantastic episode recorded at Einstein's Garden at the 2015 Green Man festival. Our guests were Rosie Wilby, Jim Bell and Suzi Gage. Simon Watt was in the chair as ever! The panel discussed bum cushions, stackable humans and whether there's a 'best' addiction. Have a listen here:
If you enjoyed that, here's everything we've released so far in one handy playlist. Including episodes with Robin Ince, Danielle Ward, Holly Walsh, Robert Llewellyn, Professor Sophie Scott and Dan Schreiber. Fill your boots, humans!
What would you like your great great great grandchildren to be able to do? Fancy any new body parts?
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