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, Derrick, and Chelsea for an electric episode on superconductors and lightning. Plus, a description of the research behind this year’s Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine.
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.
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.
A scientific adventure through the land of molecular legos, the dystopian oceans of the post-climate change future, and the colorful frontiers that may open to the colorblind after a new gene therapy treatment.