This week, Natalie explains why we should fear an ancient otter, Derrick shares first steps towards liquid metal robots, and Chelsea answers some listener mail about quantum computing in the workplace.
This week, Derrick, Marina, and Abhijit cover electron microscopy that’s so cool it’s worth a Nobel Prize and point out some gaps in our understanding of fluid dynamics in space. Plus, Nicole F makes her hosting debut with a segment on using the blockchain in healthcare.
Join Emily, Abhijit, and Marina for a discussion of why so many football players suffer from CTE and why NASA is sending a physics lab to space. Plus, a scientist spotlight on 2009 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, Dr. Ada Yonath.
Emily, Chelsea, and Derrick talk about massive craters on the bottom of the ocean, General Relativity, and more on DNA editing.
Natalie takes us through this week’s episode, in which Nicole shares new advances in editing the human genome and Chelsea talks tuna. We also welcome new host, Abhijit Lavania, to talk about the upcoming solar eclipse.
Emily, Natalie, and Derrick get meta with a discussion about knowing what you know. They also discuss the latest news about antibiotics, and play a game of “why is this a thing?”
This week, Derrick, Chelsea, and Emily discuss ants that stack in towers, useless (?) DNA, and the latest on the TRAPPIST system.