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.
Chelsea, Emily, and new host Marina discuss how eggs get their shape, quantum encryption keys, and a new development in genetics.
This week Derrick talks about stars and their partners, Nora bubbles over about liquid-hot MAGMA, and Nicole shares some laughs with “Why Is This A Thing?”. Plus, a reminder to fill out our listener survey by next Monday, *June* 26!!!
This week, Nicole tells us what happens when the gene mafia rolls in and Nora wonders whether plants can hear. Plus, Emily takes questions from Reddits Sh*** Ask Science.
This week, Nicole describes the surprising source of a new sexually transmitted infection and Scott shares some neutrino news from his own research. Plus, Emily puts the ‘Scientist Spotlight’ on the Princess of Paleontology, Mary Anning.
Nicole, Natalie, and Nora discuss some really interesting animals – the naked mole rat and plastic eating moths and introduce our new host, Derrick.