This week, Chelsea shares why electrons might be slow to escape their parent atoms, Nicole describes a next step towards building life in the lab, and Marina answers listener mail on metascience.
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, 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, 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, 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.
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, 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.