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, Nora talks about self-growing robots, Marina talks about the discovery of a new particle-antiparticle pair, and Natalie shares some quick thoughts on faking videos.
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.
This week, join Emily, Ted, Scott, and Diego as they peek behind the curtain about the genes you REALLY need to survive as a human, metals that melt, and how your immune system might use fossilized viruses to remember potential foes.
Chelsea, Emily, and new host Marina discuss how eggs get their shape, quantum encryption keys, and a new development in genetics.
This week, Natalie explains how humans recognize faces, Emily gives a quick overview of new findings about human origins, and Derrick talks about how evolution explains millenials.
This week, Scott talks about a football-field sized quantum computer, Chelsea describes the physics of frog tongues, and Natalie explains some outlandish basic research in a new segment called “WHY IS THIS A THING?”