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Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Science Weekly podcast will now explore some of the crucial scientific questions about Covid-19. Led by its usual hosts Ian Sample, Hannah Devlin and Nicola Davis, as well as the Guardian's health editor Sarah Boseley, we’ll be taking questions – some sent by you – to experts on the frontline of the global outbreak. Send us your questions here: theguardian.com/covid19questions
 
Exploring the coolest and most incredible stuff in science, from way back when dinosaurs roamed the Earth to a future where humans live in space! Fun Kids Science Weekly is hosted by Dan and is the perfect science podcast for kids and families everywhere. Each week, you'll find episodes from series like Deep Space High, Age of the Dinosaurs and Professor Hallux. There's also a special guest, top experts answering all your science questions and Dangerous Dan - something scientific that’s also ...
 
Keep up with the latest scientific developments and breakthroughs in this award winning weekly podcast from the team at New Scientist, the world’s most popular weekly science and technology magazine. Each discussion centers around three of the most fascinating stories to hit the headlines each week. From technology, to space, health and the environment, we share all the information you need to keep pace.
 
This weekly podcast dives into the agbiosciences sector in Indiana, where 21st Century agriculture, life sciences innovation and cutting-edge technology converge. Ag+Bio+Science is an in-depth conversation with leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs in the space. Learn more about the pioneering industry and where it's heading from those leading the way.
 
Quirky, entertaining and informative, the weekly Science Update Podcast bundles five of Science Update’s award-winning 60-second radio shows together with insightful commentary from one of our producers. Since 1988, Science Update has covered the latest discoveries in science, technology, and medicine and has answered listeners’ science questions. Phone your question in to our toll-free answer line, 1-800-WHY-ISIT (949-4748) or submit it via our website, scienceupdate.com. Science Update is ...
 
The Best Science (BS) Medicine Podcast is a weekly presentation where practitioners can get evidence-based drug therapy content that is practical, entertaining and promotes healthy scepticism. In essence, we are the Medication Mythbusters. We present information that is useful and relevant to physicians, pharmacists, nurses, physician assistants and other health professionals, and that can easily be incorporated into day-to-day practice. The podcast is presented by Dr. James McCormack, Profe ...
 
Physics World Weekly offers a unique insight into the latest news, breakthroughs and innovations from the global scientific community. Our award-winning journalists reveal what has captured their imaginations about the stories in the news this week, which might span anything from quantum physics and astronomy through to materials science, environmental research and policy, and biomedical science and technology. Find out more about the stories in this podcast by visiting the Physics World web ...
 
Each 60-second episode of the daily Science Update Podcast series is a brief yet satisfying story on the latest discoveries in science, technology and medicine, from aardvarks to zygotes, and, every now and then, aardvark zygotes. We also answer your science questions and even say your name on the air (unless you’d really rather we didn’t) and send you a highly collectible Science Update "Smarten Up" mug. The Science Update family of radio shows and podcasts is produced by AAAS, the world’s ...
 
Urban Nerd Weekly is a podcast dedicated to all things nerdy, strange, and specific. Each Friday host (Comedian/Writer) "$pay¢e" and co-host (Meme Troll/Writer)"Kitty", dives into the biggest news in science, art, entertainment, and pop culture. Be sure to subscribe so you can get each episode while its fresh. Comment so we can know what you guys wanna hear.
 
Weekly interview show with people at the forefront of transformational technologies, scientific research, and bold new thinking that enables humans to operate at higher levels — better able to achieve whatever each person values most in life. This could be in fields as diverse as neuroscience, computer science, psychology, bio-tech, augmented reality, nutrition & fitness and so many more areas of pioneering work.
 
See How Life Works creates films and materials to guide you on the path to Peace of Mind. Our core DVD series is based on A Course In Miracles - a spiritual process that can assist and guide anyone to release fear and guilt, allowing health, joy, and peace of mind to return. We also have a weekly podcast series hosted by the co-founder of See How Life Works, Carol Howe. Her work is grounded in science and research. With decades of teaching and counseling experience, Carol is a world-renowned ...
 
Johns Hopkins Medicine is pleased to present its health and medicine podcast, a lively discussion of the week’s medical news and how it may affect you. This five to seven-minute free program features Elizabeth Tracey, director of electronic media for Johns Hopkins Medicine, and Rick Lange M.D., professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins and vice chairman of medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
 
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Cool News Timestamps: World's most powerful magnet being shipped to ITER fusion reactor | New Scientist (01:45) Next-generation implants will be biodegradable and non-invasive | MedicalXpress (11:26) Bio-Inspired Hydrogel Protects the Heart From Adhering to Surrounding Tissue After Surgery | SciTechDaily (19:31) Mass-produced floating nuclear react…
 
It turns out that autistic individuals have a higher rate of gender variance than those not on the spectrum. This doesn’t require treatment in the traditional sense, but a better awareness, psychosocial supports, and understanding among clinicians that can provide services and help for those that need it. Today’s podcast focuses on recent studies l…
 
In the second part of our look at wildlife crime, Phoebe Weston and Patrick Greenfield from the Guardian’s age of extinction project look at another victim: orchids. Why are they valued so highly? And how are they being protected? • Read more: ‘Orchidelirium’: how a modern-day flower madness is fuelling the illegal trade. Help support our independe…
 
On this episode of Photo Geek Weekly, Steve Brazill joins the conversation for another live episode! We discuss a lot of science topics that truly push our current limits of photography, from a greater understanding of the first colour images through to breaking boundaries in lens size and resolving power. All this and a discussion [...]…
 
Quantum science and technology is growing by leaps and bounds as more physicists choose careers in quantum physics and new companies spring up to develop quantum processors and other devices. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-3759129-1'); }); In this episode of the Physics World Weekly podcast we meet Maria Violaris and …
 
Indiana's animal health + nutrition sector is fast-growing and ripe for innovation and collaboration in the coming years. The key question: how do entrepreneurs and startups in the space obtain funding to fuel that growth? On this week's episode of the podcast, AgriNovus President + CEO Mitch Frazier is joined by Julia Stephanus, Partner at Boreali…
 
As we prepare to celebrate #BlackInAstro week, the WSH is excited to welcome Ashley Walker, founder and organizer of #BlackInAstro, to the show. Ashley Lindalia Walker is a planetary astrochemist and science communicator. She received her BS in Chemistry from Chicago State University, where she became the first astrochemist in the university’s hist…
 
The delta variant of covid-19 has torn across India, and is making its way around the globe, forcing the extension of lockdown measures in the UK. The team explores its spread, and also digs into findings showing that “elimination countries” - those which enacted swift and extreme lockdown measures - have fared better across the board in the health…
 
First this week, News Intern Sofia Moutinho joins host Sarah Crespi to discuss scientists concerns about advertisers looking into using our smart speakers or phones to whisper ads to us while we sleep. Next, Bina Desai, head of programs at the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, discusses how to predict the economic impact of human d…
 
On this episode of Photo Geek Weekly, Alastair Jolly (Global Brand Manager for SmugMug and Flickr) joins the conversation to geek out about a possible retro-inspired camera from Nikon, how Instagram’s algorithms bring infringed content to your stream, Razer’s new 14″ blade laptop that checks all the boxes but one, and new images from the [...]…
 
In just a few short years, quantum science and technology has gone from the lab to the boardroom with companies ranging from tech giants to tiny start-ups seeking to commercialize quantum devices and algorithms. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-3759129-1'); }); In this special Quantum Week edition of the Physics World W…
 
We often think of the illegal trade in wildlife as involving charismatic megafauna such as elephants and big cats. But some of the biggest victims are more inconspicuous. Phoebe Weston and Patrick Greenfield from the Guardian’s age of extinction project explore wildlife crime in a two part series Read more: Jellied, smoked, baked in pies – but can …
 
Is it genes or is it the environment? or is it a combination? This question has plagued researchers and scientists and caused a lot of confusion in families about what caused their own or their child’s ASD. This week we review the mechanisms by which de-novo mutations could be the work of gene x environment interactions, and share new evidence of h…
 
A Purdue researcher has received $1.4 million in funding for his groundbreaking work to produce a biosensor-based decision-making tool that will combat bovine respiratory disease. On this week’s special episode, AgriNovus CEO Mitch Frazier is joined by Dr. Mohit Verma at Purdue University to talk about innovation in animal health and nutrition, its…
 
On today’s episode: Taking breaks helps your brain learn things! We’ve learned a little more about our immune system’s team of assassins; natural killer cells. There’s a lot of hype around cryptocurrencies right now… but how do they work? All that and more today on All Around Science. LINKS: ARTICLE: Study shows how taking short breaks may help our…
 
Cool News Timestamps: Researchers Create Soil Catalyst to Make Farming on Mars a Reality | Vice (1:35) Samsung shows off stretchable OLED screen in prototype heart rate monitor | The Verge (10:11) BYD's electric school bus will feed electricity back to classrooms | The Next Web (17:19) Breakthrough Understanding of Limb and Organ Regeneration – Clo…
 
This week we are very excited to welcome Darian Dixon, Curiosity (MSL) MMM operator and Percy's Mastcam-Z Data Management (ZDM) Lead at Malin Space Science Systems (https://www.msss.com/). Darian earned his BS in Geology in 2015 before moving to Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA, where he earned his MS in Planetary Geology in 2018. Wh…
 
For the first time in 18 years, a new drug for Alzheimer’s disease has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. This is big news because rather than just treating the symptoms, the drug targets the amyloid plaques that are thought to cause the disease. But the team explains why there are still many reasons to remain cautious. They also…
 
First this week, Contributing Correspondent Emily Underwood talks with host Sarah Crespi about the surprising role of the vagus nerve—which connects the brain to organs like the heart and digestive tract—in processes once thought to be solely controlled by the brain, such as consciousness and memory.Next, Sara Katsanis, a research assistant profess…
 
There are more than 7,000 languages spoken on Earth, but by the end of the century, 30% of these could be lost. This week, research warns that knowledge of medicinal plants is at risk of disappearing as human languages become extinct. Phoebe Weston speaks to Rodrigo Cámara Leret about the study, and the links between biological and cultural diversi…
 
In episode 483, James and Mike invite Tina to the podcast to talk about the aducanumab (Aduhelm) FDA approval story. We look at all the latest evidence, we talk about how people analyzed the data, whether or not the findings were clinically important, the side effects and finally the cost. And no matter how we looked at it we were still puzzled it …
 
Material science allows us to understand the objects around us mathematically, but there is no formula to describe the sophistication of a handcrafted teacup. Dr Anna Ploszajski is a materials scientist who has travelled all over the UK, meeting makers to better understand her craft and theirs. She spoke to Shivani Dave about what she discovered an…
 
Did you know ocean port access from southern Indiana can get your product to Italy in 18 days? Indiana’s advanced manufacturing and logistics sector is booming and with brands like Apple, Toyota and Amazon coming to the state, that momentum won’t soon slow down. On this week’s episode of the podcast, Gerry Dick from Inside INdiana Business is joine…
 
On today’s episode: Morning waking time seems to be related to risk of depression. Giraffes have high blood pressure, but they don’t seem to care! Zombie fires are lurking in boreal forests! All that and more today on All Around Science. LINKS: ARTICLE: Morning waking time seems to be related to risk of depression ARTICLE: Heads up! The cardiovascu…
 
Cool News Timestamps: Google's speedier internet standard is now an actual standard | Engadget (01:29) New tool activates deep brain neurons by combining ultrasound, genetics | ScienceDaily (07:31) A Self-Driving Truck Got a Shipment Cross-Country 10 Hours Faster Than a Human Driver | SingularityHub (16:07) Ordinary Microscope Sees in Super-Resolut…
 
On this episode of Photo Geek Weekly, Allan Attridge joins to discuss copyright infringement in video games, the juggernauts from Canon and Nikon, inexpensive (and hopefully good) lenses, as well as the latest and future from Apple. All this and more! And if the audio sounds a little muffled, the primary recording had issues and [...]…
 
In episode 482, Mike and James take a look into all the evidence for baths for atopic dermatitis. The evidence is fairly clear that more frequent bathing has a reasonable effect in people with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis. However, adding bleach or anything else to the bath doesn’t seem to do much at all.Show notesComing soon…
 
This week we welcome Dr. Mario Borunda to the show. In his recent article published on EarthSky.com, Mario discusses advancements in warp drive technology research. You can read his article, "Warp Drives: Physicists Give Chances Of Faster-Than-Light Space Travel A Boost," here: https://earthsky.org/space/warp-drive-chances-of-faster-than-light-spac…
 
From a bat… or from a lab? It seemed the question of where SARS-CoV-2 originated had been settled, but recently it's been reignited. Amid lots of conflicting and confusing news stories, the team explores what we really know about the origins of covid-19. They then mark a historic tipping point in climate news, as three of the world’s biggest fossil…
 
First this week, freelance journalist Ian Graber-Stiehl discusses what might be the oldest community science project—observing the emergence of periodical cicadas. He also notes the shifts in how amateur scientists have gone from contributing observations to helping scientists make predictions about the insects’ schedules.Next, Jason Chin, program …
 
The astrophysicist Catherine Heymans has made history by becoming the first female Astronomer Royal for Scotland, an office that was created in 1834. In this episode of the Physics World Weekly podcast, she talks about her new role and how she will use it to show that science is relevant to everyone. One initiative she has planned will ensure that …
 
As temperatures soar in the UK, the Guardian’s Science Weekly team have decided to pull this episode out of the archive. Prof Callum Roberts is a British oceanographer, author and one of the world’s leading marine biologists. Sitting down with Ian Sample in 2019, he talks about his journey into exploring this marine habitat. Help support our indepe…
 
Moths, bats and owls are just some of the animals best observed at night, and they tell us a lot about the health of ecosystems. Age of Extinction reporter Phoebe Weston ventures into a dark wood with Chris Salisbury, author of Wild Nights Out, to see what she can learn by watching and listening to wildlife. Help support our independent journalism …
 
There have been a lot of questions about the safety of the COVID-19 vaccine, especially now that it is being offered to everyone 12 and up. At first it was restricted to the elderly, now other groups are eligible. But not everyone wants the vaccine and in fact about 30% of Americans either refuse or have serious questions about it. On this week’s A…
 
On today’s episode: Honeybees are spreading viruses because of cannibalism. Psychadelics might reduce the effects of stress. And we talk to our real life scientist friend, Niki, about how we use animals to study brain injury. All that and more today on All Around Science. LINKS: ARTICLE: Honeybee 'Trojan horse' virus relies on bees' habit of cannib…
 
Cool STEM News: Scientists Added a Sense of Touch to a Mind-Controlled Robotic Arm | SingularityHub (01:43) Fight against antibiotic-resistant bacteria has a glowing new weapon | ScienceDaily (13:06) Colombian Coffee Is Now Used to Build Houses | Interesting Engineering (20:29) World's first graphene-enhanced concrete slab poured in England | New A…
 
On this episode of Photo Geek Weekly, Don is joined by both Steve Brazill and Jordan Drake to discuss the latest software update (and persistent bugs) from Adobe, new camera and lens announcements from Panasonic, a photograph of cheese that resulted in a 13.5 year jail sentence and the most horrible way to comply with [...]…
 
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