Irena, Emily, and Abhijit discuss a new cancer treatment, why snow melts, and delve into some interesting animals.
Join Emily, Nora, and Nicole for updates on where creativity comes from and problems with p-values. And, at the end of the episode, new host Irena spices things up with the Scoville scale.
This week, Nicole shares a new way to monitor our gut microbiome and Abhijit tells us how to focus light with a META-LENS. Plus, Nora shines our Scientist Spotlight on Stanford’s own Ben Barres.
This week, Nora shares new insights about sight based on how flies smell, Abhijit connects fundamental physics to the Pyramids, and Emily uses science to justify your video game obsession.
Marina, Nicole, and Jonathan talk about how using gene drive on invasive species can still create problems and how to solve those problem. They also discuss a fungus that controls ants. Plus, the our scientists get an interesting listener mail about genetics.
This week, Natalie explains why we should fear an ancient otter, Derrick shares first steps towards liquid metal robots, and Chelsea answers some listener mail about quantum computing in the workplace.