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Each week we bring you a new, in-depth exploration of the space where science and society collide. We’re committed to the idea that making an effort to understand the world around you though science and critical thinking can benefit everyone—and lead to better decisions. We want to find out what’s true, what’s left to discover, and why it all matters.
 
Working Scientist is the Nature Careers podcast. It is produced by Nature Research, publishers of the international science journal Nature. Working Scientist is a regular free audio show featuring advice and information from global industry experts with a strong focus on supporting early career researchers working in academia and other sectors.
 
The Mad Scientist Podcast is a comedy show about the history and philosophy of science and pseudoscience. Hosted by Chris and Marie, join our intrepid hosts as they talk about all the weird stuff your science textbook left out. Because sometimes, the best way to learn how to think like a scientist is to talk about all the bad science floating around out there!
 
Can we learn to make smarter choices? Listen is as host Katy Milkman--behavioral scientist, Wharton professor, and author of How to Change--shares stories of high-stakes decisions and what research reveals they can teach us. Choiceology, an original podcast from Charles Schwab, explores the lessons of behavioral economics to help you improve your judgment and change for good. Season 1 of Choiceology was hosted by Dan Heath, bestselling author of Made to Stick and Switch. Podcasts are for inf ...
 
Keep up with the latest scientific developments and breakthroughs in this 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.
 
The SS Inner ramblings podcast is dedicated to providing no nonsense straight talk from the mind of the Stupid Scientist and other STEM professionals. Join us on your routine commute for thought provoking conversations that'll have you questioning why you've never heard of us before. We keep it real on a variety of topics including career navigation, being a minority in the STEM field along with touching base on the ish they never taught you in school.
 
Sarah Turner, the Rebel Scientist, will share the benefits and practical applications of BIOHACKING – a radical new approach to health focused on a deeper understanding of one’s body, its natural rhythms, and strategies for treating it right. In this podcast, Sarah will share her secrets to restore and strengthen your health through alternative therapies like Red Light Therapy, Foraging, Chronobiology, and Remote Healing. Sarah is a breath of fresh air and creates a practical guide to biohac ...
 
Are you a STEAM undergraduate or graduate student? An early-career scientist? A science-lover who wants to use your degree to make an impact? This podcast is for YOU! In Conversations with a Wannabe Scientist, we will interview scientists and science advocates whose work focuses on the biggest crises of our day: sustainability, climate change, and environmental justice. Each guest will answer all your questions about how to get involved, take action, and go from a wannabe scientist to the re ...
 
Liftoff is a fortnightly podcast about space, the universe, and everything. You don’t need to be a rocket scientist to understand the latest developments as explained by enthusiastic space fans Stephen Hackett and Jason Snell. Hosted by Jason Snell and Stephen Hackett.
 
Stories of Scotland is a multi-award-winning Scottish history podcast. Join hosts Jenny and Annie as they unravel the rich tapestry of Scotland’s culture, nature and heritage. Prepared to climb into caves, cairns and chaos, Jenny and Annie travel around Scotland and investigate how stories of the past can help us make sense of modern life. Stories of Scotland celebrates Scottish history through traditional storytelling, archival research, museum objects and wandering in nature. It is recorde ...
 
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Chris Smith and Kieno Kammies discuss the latest on blood clots and Covid-19 vaccines, including the US and South Africa decisions to halt use of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine. Also, are the vaccines a risk for people with aneurysms, what causes recurrent nosebleeds, can we mix flu and coronavirus vaccines, why the heart is so tied up with emotio…
 
The vibrations of a spider’s web have been transformed into some spectacularly haunting pieces of music. The team shares the work of MIT researcher Markus Buehler, which gives us a glimpse into what life is like for a spider. The team then discusses new research suggesting psilocybin, the psychoactive component of magic mushrooms, might be an effec…
 
Chris Berrow and Leigh Milner talk to one of the authors of a new report that looks at "loot boxes" offered witihn some computer games. It says the link between gaming loot boxes and problem gambling is "robustly verified". Plus, EA have patented a new kind of AI that changes how difficult a game is, based on how well you are doing. Stuck at the fi…
 
This week, with the northern hemisphere firmly in Spring and new growth bursting out all around us, we're talking about the science of seeds. Plus, in the news: the latest on the Astrazeneca COVID vaccine and blood clots, why UK plans to Covid test the population twice a week are flawed, and why beating their chests can save gorillas from fighting.…
 
We're back after taking a week off and it was sweet episode (quite literally). Full episode breakdown: Food News Food Experiences Mystery Twizzlers Nestle Shark Wafer Cookies from China - Milk, Chocolate, and Peanut Butter Pink Creme filled Twinkies - Lemonade Stand vs Cotton Candy Email: foodscientistspodcast@gmail.com phone (text or call): 402-YU…
 
New research has found a gene that looks to be the reason why rabbits, and perhaps all bouncing mammals hop. Using an unusual type of rabbit, called a sauteur d'Alfort, which doesn't hop, but runs on its front paws like a handstand, scientists have found a specific gene called RORB, that's missing in these rabbits. Defects in this gene may have dam…
 
Nancy asked: "Why does chilli stay on your fingers for so long after cooking with them, even after you wash your hands multiple times it can still hurt if you touch your eyes?" So what's the answer to this burning question. Adam Murphy asked chemist Tim Woodman, from the University of Bath... Like this podcast? Please help us by supporting the Nake…
 
In an epic edition of the Space Boffins Podcast we ambitiously celebrate the 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's flight and the 40th anniversary of the first flight of the Space Shuttle. Richard Hollingham and Sue Nelson are joined by live guests Stephen Walker author of Beyond, a new book on Gagarin, and Libby Jackson who leads the human space prog…
 
Episode 48. Cody Siciliano is an Assistant Professor of Pharmacology at Vanderbilt University. Cody is a neuroscientist and did a postdoc at MIT, PhD at Wake Forest and his undergrad degrees at Binghamton University and Sullivan County Community College.By Nick Edwards
 
Join myself, Dr. Brionna Davis-Reyes, Antonio Brazelton, Dr. Christine Daniels, and Elise Tolbert as we have a candid conversation about our experiences being Black scientists in the academy and corporate America. Support the show (https://kendroy.wixsite.com/stupidscientist?fbclid=IwAR1D3U5QbTr2cemVn0U953iCoTxmA3yhcRwpbVZRPBOWqE1K2NWhvkIQuYw)…
 
Emily Matthews joins me to discuss bioaerosols, a newly-discovered compound (HPMTF), and the ACSIS project. Transcript: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1YBPb1OsPezexUJtNtuAPaWzg4T4wgjyd/view?usp=sharing Emily Matthews twitter: https://twitter.com/EmilyMa02686449 HPMTF paper https://www.pnas.org/content/117/9/4505 ACSIS project: http://www.acsis.ac.…
 
Discover your inherent skills and the power of storytelling to elevate and effectively communicate science. Interested in becoming a science storyteller? Tune in to hear the exciting adventures of science storyteller, Laurie McGinley, AIA. Check out the detailed show notes on our website. https://www.conversationswithawannabescientist.com/…
 
This episode was funded by listeners like you. For more details on how to help support our podcast and gain access to exclusive content, please see our Patreon page. Show Notes: In episode 55, Carolina interviews two students who have been heavily involved in inclusivity in education, Ally Lloyd and Anna Gallagher. Together, they co-lead The Luna P…
 
A brief monologue / verbal essay on some interesting things I learned while reading about the evolution of human ageing. See https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00239-019-09896-2 For more information about Nice to Know, follow me on Twitter @RobynSciences, instagram @nicetoknowapodcast or email nicetoknowthepodcast@gmail.com…
 
We all know that vegetables and fruits are good for us - high in fibre, lots of vitamins. But what good do they actually do the brain? Do certain foods really benefit our nervous systems? How does this work? Can food actually prevent neurological issues? Well that's what Katie Haylor wants to find out in this month's Naked Neuroscience... Like this…
 
Two researchers with disabilities describe an ‘ableist’ culture in academia, a system designed for fully fit and healthy people that does little to account for those who fall outside those parameters. This culture can sideline scientists with disabilities, chronic illnesses, neurological or mental health problems. As a result many choose not to dis…
 
Luke was a trained and educated man. He was a physician, a trained thinker and observer, and a qualified eyewitness to the foundations and beginnings of Christianity. He wrote what he saw and verified. He was a follower of the Christ. As scientific thinkers we have much in common with Luke and can have a high confidence in what he observed and reco…
 
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