Fri., October 22, 2010 4:36pm (EDT)

Dean Kamen Explores Invention
By Talk of the Nation
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Updated: 3 years ago

Dean Kamen appears with a team from Brazil at the FIRST Robotics Competition San Diego Regional in 2009. He is co-hosting a show about inventors on the Discovery Channel's Planet Green. (Image courtesy Dave Wilson Photography via Flickr.)
Dean Kamen appears with a team from Brazil at the FIRST Robotics Competition San Diego Regional in 2009. He is co-hosting a show about inventors on the Discovery Channel's Planet Green. (Image courtesy Dave Wilson Photography via Flickr.)
Dean Kamen’s list of inventions includes everything from an insulin pump to the Segway Transporter. He started the FIRST Robotics engineering challenges for students.

Now, inventor Dean Kamen also has his own television show. He is the co-host of "Dean of Invention" which airs on the Discovery Channel's Planet Green. The show’s aim is to spread excitement about inventions.

Kamen talked more about it on Talk of the Nation.

Listen to the full interview below.