Best Natural Sciences podcasts we could find (Updated January 2019)
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Welcome to the official free Podcast from SAGE for Life & Biomedical Sciences. SAGE is a leading international publisher of journals, books, and electronic media for academic, educational, and professional markets with principal offices in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, and Singapore.
 
Celebrating discovery and achievements in the sciences and mathematics—the podcast of the College of Sciences at Georgia Tech
 
Join our Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) community as we share behind-the-scenes insights on the innovation and collaboration taking place on campus. On this podcast, we share conversations with students, faculty, staff, alumni, and other guests. Visit our website at kgi.edu and follow us on social media @KeckGrad.
 
The Discourse on Method is best known as the source of the famous quotation “cogito ergo sum”, “I think, therefore I am.” …. It is a method which gives a solid platform from which all modern natural sciences could evolve. With this work, the idea of skepticism was revived from the ancients such as Sextus Empiricus and modified to account for a truth that Descartes found to be incontrovertible. Descartes started his line of reasoning by doubting everything, so as to assess the world from a fr ...
 
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OMNIA Podcast
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OMNIA is a podcast dedicated to all things Penn Arts & Sciences. Listen to insights and perspectives from the home of the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences at The University of Pennsylvania.
 
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BioScience Talks
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BioScience Talks , published by the American Institute of Biological Sciences, is the monthly discussion podcast of the journal BioScience.
 
Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences Podcast provides access to past lectures, symposia, and other events hosted by CPNAS. These events explore the nexus of art and science.
 
In this podcast I discuss a variety of topics in both the natural and social sciences, exploring the many fascinating insights that the scientific method yields about the world around us.
 
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Hold That Thought
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Hold That Thought brings you research and ideas from Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis. Throughout the year we select a few topics to explore and then bring together thoughtful commentary on those topics from a variety of experts and sources. Be sure to subscribe!
 
A video podcast by the American Society for Microbiology that highlights the latest in microbiology, life science, and related topics. ASM is composed of over 42,000 scientists and health professionals with the mission to advance the microbial sciences as a vehicle for understanding life processes and to apply and communicate this knowledge for the improvement of health and environmental and economic well-being worldwide.
 
Join us as we discuss various topics ranging from Law to the Natural Sciences. High Frequency Radio is a Talk Show like none other!
 
Meet the Microbiologist is a podcast that showcases the people behind the scientific discoveries. Each guest introduces their research in one of the cutting-edge areas of the microbial sciences: genomics, antibiotic resistance, synthetic biology, emerging infectious diseases, microbial ecology, public health, probiotics, and more! You no longer have to suffer in silence: learn about epidemiology as you run errands, explore drug discovery as you drive home, delve into microbial genomics at th ...
 
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Past Time
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Past Time is a podcast that explores how we know what we know about the past. There's a special focus on the fossil record - it is hosted by two paleontologists - but delving into the story of the past isn't limited to dry bones. Today's paleontologists use techniques drawn from other sciences including Physics, Chemistry, Geology, and Biology to figure out what extinct animals were like and how they lived. Whether you are just starting to learn about the amazing animals that have called thi ...
 
Podcasts on the subject of swine nutrition.
 
University of Washington Professor of Atmospheric Sciences and renowned Seattle weather prognosticator/personality Cliff Mass has joined KNKX’s roster of commentators. "Weather with Cliff Mass", our five-minute feature hosted by KNKX's environment reporter Bellamy Pailthorp, airs every Friday at 9 a.m. following "BirdNote", and repeats twice on Friday afternoons during All Things Considered.
 
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Mendelspod Podcast
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Mendelspod was founded in 2011 by Theral Timpson and Ayanna Monteverdi to advance life science research, connecting people and ideas. Influenced by the thinking tools developed by Eli Goldgratt, the founders bring a unique approach to media in the life sciences. With help from our advisors around the industry, Mendelspod goes beyond quick sound bites to create a space for probing conversations and deep insight into the topics and trends which shape the industry's future and therefore our fut ...
 
Point of Discovery takes you on a journey behind the front lines of science, where you'll meet the brilliant, quirky scientists who make the magic happen. Our stories are driven by curiosity. How much of our DNA do we share with yeast? How do our brains block out noise at a party so that we can focus on just one person speaking? How do you study a terrible disease-causing bacteria that turns mild-mannered in the lab? Come discover the answers with us. Music by: Poddington Bear.Learn more at: ...
 
The Pre-Socratic Greek philosophers, that is, the philosopher-scientists who lived before or contemporaneously to Socrates, were the first men in the Western world to establish a line of inquiry regarding the natural phenomena that rejected the traditional religious explanations and searched for rational explanations. Even though they do not form a school of thought, they can be considered the fathers of philosophy and many other sciences as we have them now. None of their works is extant, s ...
 
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Arts and Letters
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Arts and Letters is a program highlighting the arts, humanities, and social sciences. It is hosted by J. Bradley Minnick of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
 
Are you searching for stories to ignite your curiosity, teach you to perform better in life and career, inspire your mind, and make you laugh along the way? In this science podcast, Dr. Marie McNeely introduces you to the brilliant researchers behind the latest discoveries in science. Join us as they share their greatest failures, most staggering successes, candid career advice, and what drives them forward in life and science.
 
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Plantlife Podcast
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Learn all about Aromatherapy, Plantlife and why ingredients matter. Plantlife Natural Body Care products are the perfect blend of science and nature, using "old world" formulas combined with the timeless sciences of herbology and aromatherapy. Plantlife's mission is to consistently create all-natural body care products that are good for you, using the purest ingredients such as fresh herbs and 100% pure essential oils. Each of our therapeutic blends and aromatherapy creations is prepared wit ...
 
CONNIE BARLOW and MICHAEL DOWD explore evolution sciences for inspiration and action TheGreatStory.org, MichaelDowd.org, ThankGodforEvolution.com
 
Discussing the Bizarre, Mysterious, & Unexplained
 
A video podcast by the American Society for Microbiology that highlights the latest in microbiology, life science, and related topics. ASM is composed of over 42,000 scientists and health professionals with the mission to advance the microbial sciences as a vehicle for understanding life processes and to apply and communicate this knowledge for the improvement of health and environmental and economic well-being worldwide.
 
Are you searching for stories to ignite your curiosity, teach you to perform better in life and career, inspire your mind, and make you laugh along the way? In this science podcast, Dr. Marie McNeely introduces you to the brilliant researchers behind the latest discoveries in science. Join us as they share their greatest failures, most staggering successes, candid career advice, and what drives them forward in life and science.
 
Dr Matt Barton and Dr Mike Todorovic are University lecturers and researchers who love discussing the anatomy and physiology of various human systems and explore important clinical correlates.
 
The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Superfund Research Program (SRP) produces a monthly Research Brief Podcast that highlights the research of SRP grantees. The SRP is a network of university grants that seek solutions to the complex health and environmental issues associated with the nation's hazardous waste sites. The research conducted by the SRP is a coordinated effort with the Environmental Protection Agency, which is the federal entity charged with cleaning ...
 
Dr. Layne Norton, a renowned prep/physique coach and pro natural bodybuilder/powerlifter with a PhD in Nutritional Sciences teams up with fitness writer and pro trainer Sohee Lee to bring you Physique Science Radio. Bringing you evidence based fitness advice.
 
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Hidden Brain
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Shankar Vedantam uses science and storytelling to reveal the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior, shape our choices and direct our relationships.
 
Weekly LIVE Radio Show Feet to the Fire with the Black Knight of Talk Radio, James Arthur Jancik, using the Lack-of-Contradiction as a map on the road to Truth on subjects ranging from The Sciences, The Spiritual and The Unexplained without paradigm bias. No Left or Right wings here. And no areas out of bounds. Civil discourse in a quest for knowledge as it should be. LIVE. SUNDAYS 7-? PM CENTRAL USA - Now in Year 14!
 
Bruce Malone presents evidence and logic to show that the Bible's explanation of the origins of life and subsequent history are supported by evidence from geology and other sciences.
 
Philosophy for our Times features debates and talks with the world’s leading thinkers on today’s biggest ideas. This live recording podcast is brought to you by the Institute of Art and Ideas – described by Total Politics as “Europe’s answer to TED” and host to the annual philosophy and music festival HowTheLightGetsIn.Visit iai.tv for more.
 
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Rationally Speaking
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Rationally Speaking is the bi-weekly podcast of New York City Skeptics. Join host Julia Galef and guests as they explore the borderlands between reason and nonsense, likely from unlikely, and science from pseudoscience. Any topic is fair game as long as we can bring reason to bear upon it, with both a skeptical eye and a good dose of humor!We agree with the Marquis de Condorcet, who said that in an open society we ought to devote ourselves to "the tracking down of prejudices in the hiding pl ...
 
A short, weekly podcast about spaceflight, exploration, policy, and strategy in the modern era and near future.
 
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Curiosity Daily
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Get smarter in just a few minutes every day. With a timely blend of cultural trends, life hacks, and developments in science and technology, you'll learn about your mind and body, outer space and the depths of the sea, how history shaped the world into what it is today, and more. From the largest galaxies to your smallest brain cells, hosts Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer from Curiosity.com will help you understand the world better.
 
This Week in Evolution is a podcast on the biology behind what makes us tick.
 
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The Weather Junkies
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Tyler Jankoski is a broadcast meteorologist communicating the forecast on daily basis. Dakota Smith is a atmospheric science graduate student studying the carbon cycle. Different careers, different perspectives but both are "weather junkies" at heart. Join them every Thursday for their conversations on various topics in the weather and climate enterprise.
 
A fun-filled discussion of the big, mind-blowing, unanswered questions about the Universe. In each episode, Daniel Whiteson (a Physicist who works at CERN) and Jorge Cham (a popular online cartoonist) discuss some of the simple but profound questions that people have been wondering about for thousands of years, explaining the science in a fun, shorts-wearing and jargon-free way.
 
Cara Santa Maria is a science communicator, television host, producer, and journalist. She is excited to present "Talk Nerdy," a place for conversations with interesting people about interesting topics.
 
Why bother searching for the best blogs about health & fitness when it can be found and read for you? Think of Optimal Health Daily as an audioblog or blogcast.
 
John Leeman and Shannon Dulin discuss geoscience and technology weekly for your enjoyment! Features include guests, fun paper Friday selections, product reviews, and banter about recent developments. Shannon is a field geologist who tolerates technology and John is a self-proclaimed nerd that tolerates geologists.
 
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PsychCrunch
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PsychCrunch is the podcast from the British Psychological Society's Research Digest. Each episode we explore whether the findings from psychological science can make a difference in real life. Just how should we live, according to psychology? We speak to psychologists about their research and whether they apply what they've discovered in their own lives.
 
The Elements of Entomology is one of seven in a Series of First Books of Natural History Prepared for the Use of Schools and Colleges. It is a succinct little textbook from 1845 that presents an introduction to entomology. The author was a surgeon in the U.S. Navy and president of the Academy of Natural Sciences.(Summary by A.L. Gramour)
 
Recordings from the popular public lecture series on intellectual history in all its forms and across all ages. From 2014 held at the University of St Andrews, and between 2010 and 2013 held at the University of Sussex.
 
Making sense of...everything!
 
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Physics Frontiers
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Jim Rantschler and Randy Morrison discuss physics from elementary particles to cosmological effects at the limits of our theoretical knowledge or have recently emerged.
 
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You're the Expert
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Three comedians try to guess what a leading expert does all day and learn why their research is important. You're the Expert brings academia out of the Ivory Tower and into your iPhone. Hosted by Chris Duffy. Produced by Pretty Good Friends.
 
Podcast dedicated to the side of history that goes bump in the night. Every episode's content features community time that includes listener mail and experiences, a “Moment In Oddity” and “History Of The Day” segments and then interviews and discussions about a historic location, event or person and the hauntings associated with the subject of the particular show. The tagline for the show is “Ghost tours for the theater of the mind” and our goal is to entertain you while creeping you out jus ...
 
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Ask Dr. Neal your question about health, nutrition, diet, fitness, and more here: http://OLDPodcast.com/ask or call: 614-568-3643 Episode 655: Q&A - Should You Gain Weight Before Building Muscle? The Set Point Theory & Fat Cells - Losing Fat The original post is located here: https://oldpodcast.com/gain-weight-before-building-muscle Please Rate ...…
 
Learn about some of the weirdest types of planets in our galaxy; the right way to tap on a can of soda to keep it from exploding; and whether you can actually taste how strong a drink is. Please support our sponsors! Skillshare is offering Curiosity Daily listeners two months of unlimited access to over 25,000 classes for free! To sign up, visi ...…
 
Current therapies for autoimmune diseases represent a $100 billion market, but available drugs often provide limited benefits to patients or cause problematic side effects. Landos Biopharma is targeting the area of autoimmune diseases with an initial focus on inflammatory bowel disease by pursuing therapies that target a novel pathway. We spoke ...…
 
Rome is a city that is believed to have had some kind of human existence within it for at least 10,000 years. This city would rise from a place of little stature to one of the greatest empires ever to exist. Amazing structures would be built under that empire. The Colosseum in Rome, Italy was an architectural marvel, but also a place of immense ...…
 
Britain is one of the wealthiest nations in the world, so why do so many feel short-changed? Labour MP and former minister Angela Eagle sees an urgent need to protect social cohesion and makes a case for radical economic reform.In association with the New College of the Humanities: www.nchlondon.ac.uk…
 
How can we measure the distance to stars? Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices
 
Learn about a surprisingly low-tech fix to the problem of sleep-deprived teens; how you can use the Pareto Principle to help you achieve your goals; and three tips for thinking more creatively. In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a ...…
 
Jillian Kubala with Healthline shares if its good or bad to work out while sick. This is Part 1 of 2. Episode 654: [Part 2] Working Out While Sick: Good or Bad? by Jillian Kubala on Healthy Lifestyle How you feel affects every precious day of your life. Healthline understands that, which is why they’re committed to being your most trusted ally ...…
 
Today we engage in a rare discussion between a startup founder who is going beyond sequencing and working directly with cancer patient cells in 3D cultures and with one of his customers, the husband of a cancer patient.Meet Christian Regenbrecht, the CEO of CPO or Cellular Phenomics and Oncology based in Berlin, Germany and Janos Flosser, a fun ...…
 
Welcome To The Foundation! On This Episode of The Foundation, Host Sot El Discusses The Validity of The Entity Known As Trust... Talked About, Dreamed About, MisUsed, Mis-Administered, MisUnderstood, The Trust Is In Most Circles The Most Ambiguous And MisRepresented Entity Likely, Of All Time. What Are The Points Of Authority When It Comes To T ...…
 
Learn about how the Deep Carbon Observatory is transforming the way we understand life deep inside the Earth; how gravitational lensing can make gravity act like a magnifying glass to help astronomers see further away; and what to say to a friend who’s dealing with a crisis. In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following sto ...…
 
Jillian Kubala with Healthline shares if its good or bad to work out while sick. This is Part 1 of 2. Episode 653: [Part 1] Working Out While Sick: Good or Bad? by Jillian Kubala on Best Time to Exercise How you feel affects every precious day of your life. Healthline understands that, which is why they’re committed to being your most trusted a ...…
 
Paul Wheaton and Shawn Klassen-Koop discuss working on the Better World Book that will be coming out as a Kickstarter after the first of the year. Paul has been posting drafts of some chapters of the book on various locations and forums in the permies.com site and this podcast covers replacing petroleum. Credit: Eric Tolbert Support the podcast ...…
 
On this week’s episode of the KGI Podcast, we turn the mic over to Brian Avina and Niloy Chakma, a pair of first-year students in the Master of Engineering in Biopharmaceutical Processing program. Both came to KGI from UC Riverside with different academic backgrounds. Brian earned his undergrad degree in biology and Niloy studied bioengineering.…
 
The big bang theory won out over the Steady State alternative 50 years ago because we discovered the universe was expanding. But now we know that the universe is in fact accelerating away from us. Might the whole big bang theory be mistaken? Is the theory of the universe's origin just another creation myth, or is it still the best account we've ...…
 
We discuss the most fundamentally important inventions in human history. Featuring Ryan North. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices…
 
Chris Gebhardt of NASASpaceflight joins me to talk all things SpaceX: Starship and its upcoming hopper tests, DM-1 and the government shutdown, and more. This episode of Main Engine Cut Off is brought to you by 34 executive producers—Kris, Pat, Matt, Jorge, Brad, Ryan, Jamison, Nadim, Peter, Donald, Lee, Jasper, Chris, Warren, Bob, Russell, Joh ...…
 
Learn about why you can’t really “boost” your immune system; the benefits of some weird pupils you can find in the animal kingdom; and what Cody and Ashley learned at CES 2019, the Consumer Electronics Show, in Las Vegas. In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and le ...…
 
Ross Enamait shares why you should enjoy the process. Episode 652: Enjoy The Process by Ross Enamait of Ross Training on Building Healthy Habits Founded by Ross Enamait, RossTraining.com is dedicated to excellence and innovations in high performance conditioning, strength, and athletic development. His goal with the site is to provide a content ...…
 
In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara connects with science writer David Quammen to talk about his new book, “The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life.” They discuss the complexity of modern evolutionary theory, from classical Darwinian natural selection to recent discoveries in the field of molecular phylogenetics. Follow David: @DavidQua ...…
 
If you listen closely to giggles, guffaws, and polite chuckles, you can discern a huge amount of information about people and their relationships with each other. This week, we talk with neuroscientist Sophie Scott about the many shades of laughter, from cackles of delight among close friends to the "canned" mirth of TV laugh tracks. You can fi ...…
 
The Shetar is a Jewish distortion of commercial law in that it has been allowed to override the laws of the occupied nation, it has become the driving force behind their self regulating legal system for decades.
 
Learn about why you might be causing your own peer pressure, and how to get over it; a 1927 experiment to prove that pitch is a liquid, and why it’s still going on; and how to get more done by trading your to-do list for “timeboxing.” In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get s ...…
 
Dr. Todd Zankel is co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer of Mercaptor Discoveries, Inc., a biotech company focused on developing molecules to treat brain injury and degeneration. Todd studies chemistry and molecular biology to develop new drugs to treat diseases of the central nervous system and brain. The molecules they are working on now he ...…
 
Dr. Todd Zankel is co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer of Mercaptor Discoveries, Inc., a biotech company focused on developing molecules to treat brain injury and degeneration. Todd studies chemistry and molecular biology to develop new drugs to treat diseases of the central nervous system and brain. The molecules they are working on now he ...…
 
2 short posts from Nia Shanks where she shares her thoughts on this journey called strength and why you should stop training for weight loss. Episode 651: This Journey Called Strength AND Stop Training for Weight Loss by Nia Shanks on Improving Body Composition Nia Shanks is a writer and coach, and leader of the Lift Like a Girl revolution. She ...…
 
Learn about why it’s a good thing when you have to wait in a long line; new research that says an ancient supernova may have triggered a mass extinction on Earth; the delicious origin story of Key lime pie; and how and why we forget pain. In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you g ...…
 
This week I’m joined by Jonathan Streeter (former Morman) and Lloyd Evans (fomer JW) who together with me are the Three Apostates! We each scored our respective groups on a “cult danger evaluation” and in this episode we compare and contrast our scores and ideas for each. Enjoy! The post Sensibly Speaking Podcast #175: The Three Apostates Take ...…
 
This week I’m joined by Jonathan Streeter (former Morman) and Lloyd Evans (fomer JW) who together with me are the Three Apostates! We each scored our respective groups on a “cult danger evaluation” and in this episode we compare and contrast our scores and ideas for each. Enjoy! The post Sensibly Speaking Podcast #175: The Three Apostates Take ...…
 
This week John sums up his time at the AMS meeting and we discuss the highland haggis. AMS 2019 Fun Paper Friday McNOLEG, O. L. E. G. “The integration of GIS, remote sensing, expert systems and adaptive co-kriging for environmental habitat modeling of the highland haggis using object-oriented, fuzzy-logic and neural-network techniques.” Compute ...…
 
The persistent pattern of stormy weather that caused sweeping power outages in the Northwest and restored our snowpack and water supplies in recent weeks is in the rearview mirror, for now. KNKX weather expert Cliff Mass says it will be dry and mild till the middle of next week. And the sun will break through this weekend.…
 
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Learn about why your brain treats hunger for knowledge like hunger for food; why the unexplored blue holes of Andros in the Bahamas is home to one of the most unique ecosystems on Earth; and folie à deux, a type of mental illness that can be shared and spread between people. In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following sto ...…
 
Ask Dr. Neal your question about health, nutrition, diet, fitness, and more here: http://OLDPodcast.com/ask or call: 614-568-3643 Episode 650: Q&A - The Best Way to Detoxify or Do a System Cleanse After the Holidays (Detox & Cleansing After a Binge) The original post is located here: https://oldpodcast.com/best-post-holiday-system-cleanse Pleas ...…
 
How does an engineer approach microbial genetics? cworks with microbes of all kinds to optimize metabolic and agricultural systems. Here he discusses his work with Rhodobacter to make biofuels and for membrane protein expression, with Agrobacterium and plant pathogenic viruses to make drought-resistant plants, and with Clostridium and yeast coc ...…
 
The ability to print human tissue is changing the way drug research is conducted today and opens the possibility of one-day printing replacement organs with the technology. CellInk saw an opportunity in making bioinks and started to produce a line of lower-priced printers as well in the hopes of expanding the marketing by lowering the cost of t ...…
 
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