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?”
Psychology grad student Yuan Chang Leong joins Natalie, Nora, and Nicole to talk about using the show Sherlock to explore how different people store memories – and we’re more similar than you might think! Plus, a three-round game show helps us crown a scientist of the week.
On this week’s evolution-themed Beer Goggles, Chelsea explains a bamboo-zling observation about panda ‘thumbs,’ Nora tells us how our cells became different from bacteria, and Emily shares some general context about the theory that unifies biology.
Do you need a better and more science-inspired way to store your cat photos? Feeling lonely as an Earthling in a galaxy devoid of other life forms? Need a reason to stop hating insects? Chelsea, Nora, and Scott have you covered.
Emily, Ted, and Natalie talk this week about a new cousin on our evolutionary tree, the current status of the great barrier reef, and the Earth’s new fling.
This week, Natalie, Chelsea, and Emily talk about Dinosaur necks, Dinosaur muscles, and even Dinosaur feathers in a booze-lovin’, know-nothin’ Beer Goggles!
Diego, Lisl, and Scott bring you the buzz about bees and electric fields, another kind of buzz from 5000 year old beer, and what ancient DNA tells us about the domestication of dogs.