We have a special highlights episode this week! We peruse some of the latest hits, including highlights from the movie Furious 7, some Beer Goggles fun on space vegetables, and an interview with Dr. Kevin Beier about mapping the human brain.
Should you drink coffee before bed? Our hosts Ted, Dave, Nora, and Scott discuss how caffeine can disrupt your circadian rhythm. Plus, how Mean Whales are like Mean Girls, and is there a chance for life on a moon of Saturn?
How can we better understand the brain? By mapping it using rabies! Dr. Kevin Beier joins hosts Nora, Emily, Tyler, and Ted to explain how mapping the human brain can improve our understanding of dopamine neurons. Plus, Ted shares a breakthrough in superconductor technology and competes with Kevin in our weekly game show.
Remember when Ebola was a scary health menace? We don’t! Because this week, Ted, Tyler, Nora, and Trisha talk about the first ever Ebola vaccine, memories, and cow burps. That’s right, cow burps.
Join Diego, Trisha, Nora, and Tyler as they make connections… with Pluto, between brains, and between blood supplies.
On this week’s show, join hosts Diego, Ted, Nora, and Dr. Trisha to discuss the science of emotions featured in Pixar’s new animated film, Inside Out, recent research linking climate change to severe weather, and ultrasound-based fingerprinting.
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.
Dr. Rosanna Chau joins the Goggles Optional team to discusses why bacteria form a slip n’ slide in their quest for sunlight. We also uncover how your brain uses light to control your circadian rhythm.