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Our Latin American edition of Advanced Spanish weekly program will allow you to listen to a normal speed conversation in real everyday Spanish spoken in Latin America. You will not only improve your oral and reading comprehension of the language, you will also be more attuned to the Latin American mind and way of regarding at the news. Each week our engaging hosts will share with you their views on international and Latin American events and help you think and feel as a native Latin American.
 
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Smarter Markets brings you the entrepreneurs, icons, and executives of commodities, capital markets, and technology to rant on the inadequacies of our systems and riff on ideas for how to improve them. Our weekly episodes explore how technology can be leveraged to redesign and improve markets to meet society’s biggest challenges, including climate change and the energy transition.
 
The Galapagos Islands are famous for inspiring Charles Darwin to form his Theory of Evolution based on the biodiversity he'd observed there. This year marks the 150th anniversary of the publication of his "On the origin of species", and the unspoilt islands still fascinate researchers. Some of the plants and animals that live here are found nowhere else on Earth. Today that biodiversity is under threat from an increasing population, tourism and invasive non-native species. The video tracks o ...
 
Explore the world’s most extraordinary travel experiences with award-winning editor, writer, and luxury travel expert Bruce Wallin. Each episode will inspire you with fascinating stories about unique, life-shaping journeys—and connect you to the remarkable people who make them possible. Gain insider access to extravagant hotels, impactful adventures, and secret hideaways, and discover the magic of travel at its very best.
 
The ArtiFact Podcast is a long-form show on books, culture, painting, and music hosted by Alex Sheremet, Joel Parrish, and a revolving door of co-hosts and guests. Each subject is covered in depth and at length, with past shows featuring the Epic of Gilgamesh, Charles Johnson's "Oxherding Tale", Leonard Shlain’s "Art & Physics", John Williams's "Stoner", and more. Opinionated, controversial, and prone to making enemies and friends of friends and enemies, ArtiFact delivers new perspectives on ...
 
An official journal of the Genetics Society, Heredity publishes high-quality articles describing original research and theoretical insights in all areas of genetics. Research papers are complimented by News & Commentary articles and reviews, keeping researchers and students abreast of hot topics in the field. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Did you know that in the world of elephants the females are the ones in charge? Or that a grizzly bear's bite is strong enough to crush a bowling ball? Amazing Wildlife gives a behind-the-scenes look inside the San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park to gain insight on rare species and to explore the ongoing conservation efforts to save endangered wildlife no matter how big or small. Join us as hosts Rick Schwartz and Ebone Monet transport listeners around the globe to highlight the San ...
 
We bring you surprising stories of science, history and innovation from 63 Degrees North, the home of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Listen as we explore the mysteries of the polar night, the history of Viking raiders, and how geologists and engineers are working to save the planet, one carbon dioxide molecule at a time — and more. Take a journey to Europe's outer edge for fascinating tales and remarkable discoveries. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out informa ...
 
This is the Inquisitive Vet. A podcast where we explore all aspects of Exotic medicine and surgery. In each episode, listeners will learn from a veterinary leader and mentor at the forefront of Exotic medicine and technology today. Find out more at inquisitivevet.com
 
Do you know why cats always bring dead animals to your doorstep, or why the scratching sound cause you goosebumps? Have you heard that Russia is holding a real Hunger Games, and UK scientists brought a pancake into the universe? With RoboTalk, no anecdote can escape your ears! Listen to daily updated stories and discover a world you never heard of. All stories from this podcast are selected from the Internet and transformed from text to audio either by Amazon’s Polly service or Microsoft’s c ...
 
The new Summer Series from THE BIG ONES is here! PLAYCATION! Amanda Lund and Maria Blasucci have been cooped up in the house for too long and they're ready to travel the world. Well, almost ready. On Playcation, Amanda and Maria plan rival vacations to the same far-off (or near) land and listeners vote on whose trip they'd rather take. The WHEEL OF ADVENTURE determines their budgets, reason for travel and one travel hiccup. From Bermuda to Australia to Berlin, Maria and Amanda travel the wor ...
 
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For this episode of Amazing Wildlife, we're taking a trip to the highest peak of the Galapagos Islands where a unique reptile calls home. The Galapagos Pink Iguana is so special that it was officially classified as its own species in 2009. Sadly, there are an estimated 200 to 300 remaining in nature. Hosts Rick and Ebone touch on the several obstac…
 
Caffeine is the most consumed stimulant on the planet. In fact, 90% of humans consume caffeine on a daily basis. Most people do not even think about this tiny molecule as they drink their morning coffee, or sip on their afternoon tea, or as their children chug soda at a birthday party. We’ve gone so far as to claim that it’s the sugar affecting the…
 
Welcome back to Season 5 of the Hashtag59 Podcast!In today's episode we continue our adventure ideas in the Midwest by heading out to some of the best hiking trails in the state of Ohio PLUS food to eat with it.Did you know we now have a Patreon Page? Become a member at www.Patreon.com/Hashtag59Mike R & Jill G are sharing ways to experience outdoor…
 
Published just a few years after Kurt Vonnegut’s “Slaughterhouse-Five”, Thomas Pynchon’s “Gravity’s Rainbow” uses many of Vonnegut’s postmodern literary techniques: serpentine plots, anchoring phrases/themes, implicit and explicit political commentary without over-moralizing, humor (or attempts at humor), pastiche, and more. Yet the two books are w…
 
In Herman Hesse’s “Steppenwolf”, we get a dense text which draws on various philosophical traditions in service of richly characterizing its protagonist, Harry Haller. What does Haller think and why? Are his flights of fancy a mere defense mechanism, or is there genuine depth behind his observations? How do the book’s less obvious (but no less impo…
 
In ArtiFact #20, Joel Parrish and Alex Sheremet went through the history of photography from Louis Daguerre (the creator of the daguerreotype) to contemporary photographers. In ArtiFact #25, there are fewer technicals to address and more emphasis on ‘forgotten’ and misunderstood photographers, with more connections to the art world as a whole. Amon…
 
Humanity might be the worst thing in the known universe, so why not take a break from that and learn about the non-mythical Unicorn of the Ocean, aka Narwhals. The first thing that comes up when you Google search Narwhals is “Do Narwhals still exist?” proving Amber isn’t the only one that thought they were a made up animal, and that there is a lot …
 
Kirstie Cummings and Sofia Beas are both new assistant professors in the department of neurobiology at the University of Alabama, Birmingham. When they met, they discussed the job application process, their support network, and their own personal processes, and they decided to write an article that could serve as a resource for candidates from diff…
 
On our final episode of Demystifying the Carbon Markets, host David Greely sits down with Governing Board Member of the ICVCM and Managing Director + Head of Sustainable Finance at IIF, Sonja Gibbs, to explore the ongoing efforts in establishing core carbon principles and benchmark standards to scale integrity and governance in the voluntary carbon…
 
Amazing Wildlife takes a look at a tree-loving bear known for the light-colored fur around its eyes that looks like a pair of eyeglasses... the Andean bear! The Andean bear is special because it is the closest living relative of the extinct species of North American short-faced bear. Hosts Ebone Monet and Rick Schwartz explore the background of how…
 
Elon Musk impone la ley del dinero en la plaza de Twitter Las ‘devoluciones en caliente’ tumban al jefe de Frontex El estado de excepción socava la democracia en El Salvador Rafael Correa vuelve a esquivar su extradición a Ecuador La soja florece en Paraguay pero empobrece a los paraguayos
 
Dr. Inti Zlobec, professor of digital pathology at the Institute of Pathology in the University of Bern, discusses her team’s recent publication in Modern Pathology on the role of image analysis in assessing area of extracellular mucin and predicting consensus molecular subtypes (CMS) in colorectal carcinoma. The utilized deep learning algorithm ha…
 
The red panda (Ailurus fulgens) is a cat-sized mammal native to the Himalayas and China. Despite being protected in all countries it has ranges in, the red pandas’ populations continue to decline. Red pandas are the original pandas; they were 'discovered' by Europeans first and their discovery gave rise to the name panda, and giant pandas were late…
 
As the vice president and global leader of luxury and lifestyle brands for Hyatt, Crystal Vinisse Thomas has her fingers on the pulse of all things trending in the travel industry. She’s also a trendsetter herself, with an energy, style, and creativity that have helped her become one of the youngest and most dynamic leaders in luxury travel (and pr…
 
This morning, SmarterMarkets host, David Greely, sits down with tradfi turned defi commodities expert, Maryam Ayati, to explore the role of blockchain and decentralized finance in the carbon markets. Join us as we identify technological opportunities and tools available to make carbon markets more transparent, less prone to error, faster, and more …
 
In this episode, Amazing Wildlife meets the longest member of the weasel family... the giant river otter! Hosts Rick and Ebone detail why the giant river otter is known as the “river wolf," its role in South America’s aquatic system, and what separates this species from the other otters. A Postdoctoral Associate in Recovery Ecology at San Diego Zoo…
 
Macron obtiene la reelección en una Francia dividida El lavado de imagen de Nicolás Maduro El presidente argentino desea restablecer los lazos diplomáticos con Venezuela Jair Bolsonaro intenta llamar la atención de las mujeres brasileñas Finlandia y Suecia consideran la posibilidad de adherirse a la OTAN…
 
The Great American Interchange, also called Great American Biotic Interchange (GABI), is the epic geological event that occurred when the South American continent, which had been isolated for 50 million years, connected with the North American continent. The Great American Interchange is one of the most important events in the history of land mamma…
 
Welcome back to Season 5 of the Hashtag59 Podcast!In today's episode we continue our adventure ideas in the Midwest by going outside but then underground! We explore the Ohio Caverns in this episode.Did you know we now have a Patreon Page? Become a member at www.Patreon.com/Hashtag59Mike R & Jill G are sharing ways to experience outdoor adventures …
 
Increased temperatures resulting from global warming pose a massive threat to the global agricultural system. If that alone wasn’t enough to tackle — our population is growing resulting in a need for increased food production with decreased environmental impact. Enter carbon farming. Today, host David Greely connects with the CEO of Rabobank’s Carb…
 
Amazing Wildlife explores the smallest of the large cats, but the largest of South America's big cats.. the Jaguar! Hosts Rick and Ebone Monet uncover the native habitat of South America’s only native big cat and how they have adapted for life in the tropical rainforest. You’ll find out from Dr. Mathias Tobler (a wildlife ecologist with the San Die…
 
Lula amplía su base electoral para enfrentarse a Bolsonaro La abstención convierte en derrota la victoria de AMLO en su propio referéndum Macri y Trump: una relación de política, tribunales y negocios Imran Khan alimenta la teoría de la conspiración tras ser derrocado en Pakistán Shanghái se harta de la cuarentena…
 
Axolotl. You’ve probably seen a picture of this cute, meme-worthy animal, but what do you really know about this captivating animal? Do you know the one place on earth where they're natively found? Do you know how few are left in the wild and what hinders conservation efforts? Why some consider them the fruit flies of amphibians? Or, perhaps the mo…
 
Thousands of women have been infected with SARS-CoV2 during the COVID-19 pandemic.While very few of these infections have been shown to transmit vertically from mother to offspring, it remains unclear what effect, if any, a mother's SARS-CoV2 infection has on fetal development. In this episode, we interview Dr Brian Kalish, from the University of T…
 
Geoffrey Kent has likely done more to shape what modern luxury travel looks like than anyone else. Dating back to 1962—when he founded Abercrombie & Kent and started leading the first photographic safaris in Africa—he has been a pioneer of new destinations and new ways of traveling. Sixty years later, he’s still leading the way and discovering new …
 
This week, Dave Greely explores carbon as a commodity with carbon market architect and climate finance pioneer, Corinne Boone. As the Group Head of the Americas for AirCarbon, Corinne is a key player in building smarter market infrastructure to achieve climate targets inclusive of blockchain-backed carbon credits.…
 
COVID-19 did not cause disruption on just the human population, but it also took a toll on some of our animal friends. Amazing Wildlife breaks down what happened when a troop of gorillas tested positive for COVID-19, and how wildlife care specialists at the San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park kept wildlife healthy during a pandemic. Hosts R…
 
The secrets behind how Norwegian scientists and engineers harnessed the country’s wild waterfalls by developing super efficient turbines — and how advances in turbine technology being developed now may be the future in a zero-carbon world. They include an engineer who figured out how to take advantage of national fervour and build the 1900s equival…
 
- Macron y Le Pen se volverán a ver las caras el próximo 24 de abril - Viktor Orbán consolida su poder en Hungría - Los presidente de Chile y Argentina estrechan sus lazos de amistad - Las protestas ciudadanas se recrudecen en Argentina - Paraguay, tierra prometida para miles de extremistas alemanes
 
Hidden within shark genomes are clues to the evolution of marine biodiversity hotspots. In this episode, Dr Paolo Momigliano (University of Vigo), tells us about his work on the grey reef shark: from fishing in the tropical waters of the Coral Triangle to detailed demographic modelling.This episode explores the recent Heredity paper: “Genomic insig…
 
The platypus is one of (or is) the weirdest animals on this planet. With its beaver-like tail, otter-like fur, and duck-like bill, the platypus looks like someone took leftover animal parts and sewed them together to make a hoax. When the first platypus arrived in England European scientists thought they were looking at a hoax, and we don’t blame t…
 
Hidden within shark genomes are clues to the evolution of marine biodiversity hotspots. In this episode, Dr Paolo Momigliano (University of Vigo), tells us about his work on the grey reef shark: from fishing in the tropical waters of the Coral Triangle to detailed demographic modelling. This episode explores the recent Heredity paper: “Genomic insi…
 
How do carbon markets work for end user? How can carbon credits work in tandem with emissions reduction and carbon removal technologies to achieve net-zero?This Saturday on SmarterMarkets, Dave Greely sits down with the Country Chair and GM of Renewables and Energy of Shell Canada, Susannah Pierce, to explore how corporate netzero pledges are turne…
 
Amazing Wildlife takes a journey to Central Africa to learn about forest elephants! Hosts Rick and Ebone are joined by Dr. Ekwoge Abwe, manager of the San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance Central Africa Program’s Ebo Forest Research Project, which is encouraging local communities to take pride in the forest’s unique biodiversity and help protect forest …
 
- La guerra de Ucrania lastra la economía latinoamericana - Juan Orlando Hernández será juzgado por narcotráfico en Estados Unidos - La cumbre del Néguev redibuja la geopolítica de Oriente Medio - El Hubble sigue ensanchando los horizontes de la humanidad - El cambio climático destruye las momias más antiguas del mundo…
 
Traditional pathology have played an integral role in the delivery of diagnosis, semi-quantitative or qualitative assessment of protein expression, and classification of disease. Technological advances have recently paved the way for the development of digital pathology-based approaches for quantitative pathologic assessments, namely whole slide im…
 
Space tourism is a hot topic in travel these days, but what exactly is space tourism? Jane Poynter, the co-founder and -CEO of Space Perspective, give us the low-down on the realities of space tourism today—and how the facts in this case might be even better than the fantasy. Poynter’s career in space tourism stems from her time as one of the origi…
 
Fruit Flies, Drosophila melanogaster, are easily the best understood multicellular organism on the planet. Why do we know so much about Drosophila? Who decided to start studying this fly? And why do we keep investing time and money to fruit fly studies? Drosophila and humans share over 60% of our DNA, and about 75% of known human disease genes have…
 
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