The U.S. Air Force Research Lab is a place where science fiction meets real technology. Some incredible performance-enhancing military tools are in development, and they're as applicable to Special Forces as they are to professional athletes and soccer moms. Lead scientist Dr. Josh Hagen joins Erin Sharoni in this episode to discuss skin biosensors, the science of sweat, and more.
They don't dunk but they do come through in the clutch, and their training puts even the most grueling preseason camps to shame. The Pararescue Jumpers of the US Air Force special forces are in a league of their own, functioning as part of a "Human-Based Weapon System." In this special episode, four Pararescuemen join Erin Sharoni & Michael Hurcomb to discuss what it takes to train for and serve as part of an elite special ops team.