Join Dave, Trisha, Emily, and Chelsea as they discuss the coolest science: Hollywood dinosaurs, a new brain structure, and very cool ants.
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.
It’s the return of Beer Goggles Optional with Dave, Diego, Lisl, Emily, Ted, and Steven. On World Oceans Day, we discuss the top ten things that are killing our oceans. Diego shares a story about falsified science and the political impacts. Finally, Ted and Steven goes deep into fracking… well not that deep.
Hosts Ted, Tyler, Trisha, and Dave honor John Nash by talking about game theory and a delicious version of the prisoner’s dilemma, then discuss just how hot blooded the dinosaurs were. Finally, they’ll share the secrets to getting your own chocolatey smooth headlines into the popular science news.
Lisl, Tyler, Diego, and Dr. Dave to learn about cooking with chemistry, the paradoxical relationship between BMI and diabetes, and why toxic algal blooms are toxic.
This week we explore what’s interesting about those elements at the bottom of the periodic table, how to pack your DNA so it fits in your cells, and a study that tries to answer when women should consider freezing their eggs.
Join Trisha, Diego, Lisl, and Tyler to learn how to establish a deep connection with your dog, what’s waving at us from 20,000 leagues under the sea, and why some animals survive while others go extinct.
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.
On this week’s show, Greg, Diego, Chelsea, and Nora talk about the physics of the Iranian nuclear deal, the first genetically modified human embryos, and how living systems use quantum mechanics to improve their efficiency!