A look at how the gorilla genome compares to our own, a chat about how to taste, how exercise affects your genes, and a trip to the Concord Field Station.
Host: Marc Pelletier Co-Host: Markus Veolter Dr. David Baker explains how the game Foldit uses crowdsourcing to intelligently design artificial proteins never seen before in nature. Guest: Dr. David Baker We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes. Comments and...
Mapping dark matter in a distant galaxy, how an early spring affects the natural world, and an update on a mission to Pluto.
Podcast 37 is an overview of the Autonomic Nervous System - see www.instantanatomy.net for more details
These are the episode notes from the fourth in our series on easy ways of remembering tricky areas of anatomy, covering the Development of the Lesser Sac - see www.instantanatomy.net for more details
This is the fourth in our series on easy ways of remembering tricky areas of anatomy, covering the Development of the Lesser Sac - see www.instantanatomy.net for more details
A panel of experts debate whether there is a shortage of scientists and engineers in America, and an amateur trip to the skies.
Nobel Prize-winning astrophysicist Adam Riess discusses the mysterious force known as dark energy, and a look at an upcoming expedition to Mount Everest.
Experts discuss electric car technology and the auto industry, scientist stars as the main character in a new romantic comedy, and a look at images of the developing embryo.
Eleven-year-olds from around the world will judge entries to the Flame Challenge, and archaeologist Elizabeth Stone describes her recent trip to Iraq.
Ira Flatow and guests share science funnies, and a video looks at a sticky question that has plagued arachnologists for decades.
Tying to determing brain function by studying structure, dolphin communication and cognition, questioning the constancy of basic physical rules, and a video about moth flight.
Host: Marc Pelletier and Special Guest Host Dave Brodbeck, PhD How understanding our mind will shape our futures with Dr. Adam Gazzaley. Guest: Dr. Adam Gazzaley, M.D., Ph.D. . We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes. Comments and suggestions on Futures in...
Engineering mosquitoes to crash dengue mosquito populations, and a look back at the Antarctic expeditions of Scott and others.
Treatments for the winter blues, Walter Isaacson discusses his biography of the Apple leader, and a hunt for an elusive bird.