Nicole MCs a live night of science fun and games on the Stanford Campus. Chelsea talks quantum simulation, Derrick enlightens us about lightning, and Nora talks about crispy butterfries? No wait, that was CRISPR’d butterflies. Thanks to all our Bay Area friends who came out!
This week, Nicole connects the seasons, your diet, your microbiome, and your health, and Nora goes cuckoo for cuckoo calls. Plus, Natalie does a Feature Follow Up on the development of CAR-T cancer treatments.
This week, Derrick explains why it might rain diamonds on Neptune and Uranus, Emily covers three new developments in cancer therapy, and Nora answers some listener mail about lead in your dishes.
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.
This week, Nicole talks about some crazy critters currently crawling on your skin, Marina tells us about the tiniest of transistors, and Chelsea shines a Scientist Spotlight on dynamic archaeology duo, the Leakeys.