Technoptimist Radio 11/3/21: Mars colony tech arrives on Earth

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 new technology inspired by a Mars colony, a breakthrough in animal biology, and the first-ever drone organ donation delivery.

To learn more about the topics in this episode:
Ex-SpaceX engineers bring Mars colony tech to Earth
Scientists got an animal to breathe without oxygen
First-ever: drone delivers lungs for transplant

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