The Technoptimist Show 6/16/21: Could The Secret To Dieting Be In Your DNA?

Join Teresa Carey as she breaks down the latest news on the technology that is solving the world’s biggest problems. In today’s show, Teresa covers a new virtual reality as the next generation of aromatherapy and a DNA-based diet.

To learn more about the topics:
The DNA-Based Diet You’ll Be Hearing About Everywhere
VR Aromatherapy Might be Coming to a Headset Near You

About the host:
Teresa Carey is a senior staff writer at, where she covers genetics and the environment. She is also a US Coast Guard licensed captain and a NatGeo Explorer. In addition to Freethink her work can be found in BuzzFeed, Scientific American, PBS NewsHour, NPR Weekend Edition, Smithsonian and more. @teresa_carey