Psychology grad student Yuan Chang Leong joins Natalie, Nora, and Nicole to talk about using the show Sherlock to explore how different people store memories – and we’re more similar than you might think! Plus, a three-round game show helps us crown a scientist of the week.
On this week’s evolution-themed Beer Goggles, Chelsea explains a bamboo-zling observation about panda ‘thumbs,’ Nora tells us how our cells became different from bacteria, and Emily shares some general context about the theory that unifies biology.
Scott, Chelsea, and Natalie discuss how dinosaurs get beaks, NASA’s asteroid missions, and a new way to find out if someone has a concussion.
Do you need a better and more science-inspired way to store your cat photos? Feeling lonely as an Earthling in a galaxy devoid of other life forms? Need a reason to stop hating insects? Chelsea, Nora, and Scott have you covered.
Diego, Lisl, and Scott bring you the buzz about bees and electric fields, another kind of buzz from 5000 year old beer, and what ancient DNA tells us about the domestication of dogs.
Nora, Charlie, and Emily talk about whether climate change is going to mess with ocean circulation and try to count ALL the fish in the sea. Plus, a quick aside on what makes the holidays happy.
Natalie, Nora, and Chelsea share their professional and unprofessional opinions on some of the hottest new research in climate science. Actually, scratch that – it’s mostly unprofessional, because this week is a free-wheelin’, beer-drinkin’ Beer Goggles!
Emily, Nora, and Natalie discuss how animals get their stripes, why male hormonal birth control is difficult to come by, and electrodes on the brain.
On this week’s show, join hosts Greg, Tyler, Nora, and Chelsea to learn how moths take selfies in dimly-lit clubs, how to turn your windowsill plant into a Frankenstein heat-sensitive conductor, and how thinking like Batman can help us build better microscopes.