Technoptimist Radio 12/8/21: How music can rewire the brain after injury

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 luminescent cities, rock dust that can absorb greenhouse gasses, and digital music therapy.

To learn more about the topics in this episode:

Luminescent materials could cool our cities and light the streets
Rock dust can turn farmland into a sponge for greenhouse gases
How music can rewire the brain after an injury
Green sand beaches could erase carbon emissions

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. Find her on twitter @teresa_carey