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A podcast by two STEM graduate students that brings sometimes incomprehensible science into an easy-to-digest package and combats misconceptions plaguing our current economic, political, and social landscape.
 
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We talk with Thomas Reilly about a topic sometimes considered a science, but sometimes considered an art -- finance -- and learn that the only real solution is to overthrow the system, eat the rich, and start our own religion/bank.By Brittany Bonnett and Joel Serrano.
 
We speak with tracking expert Rob Speiden of the Search & Rescue Tracking Institute, Cybertracker Conservation, and Natural Awareness Tracking School, LLC, about the science of tracking both animals and humans.By Brittany Bonnett and Joel Serrano.
 
Insects are cool. What more do you need? Completely different structures of societyand different goals, the variety of these small creatures make them the masters of theworld than us. Let’s take a look into the dark holes of the world and see what crawls around.By Brittany Bonnett and Joel Serrano.
 
Ebola virus? Weak. Influenza? Child’s play. The plague? Small potatoes. At least, compared to one of the most terrifying categories of diseases known to man: prions. These ruthless misfolded proteins are unstoppable killing machines, responsible for such epidemics as Mad Cow Disease. In this episode, we discuss what prions actually are, how the ...…
 
In this episode, we talk carnivorous plants. There’s more than one way to lure in sweet tasty treats. And what makes you more complete than traps to collect them all. Like a green still siren, we can look at the nectar that’s too deadly to not eat. The ultimate snack attack!By Brittany Bonnett and Joel Serrano.
 
Where is everyone in the search for intelligent extraterrestrial life? We talk the Fermi paradox and a few of its solutions, the Drake equation, and radio telescopy. In addition, we travel to Green Bank Observatory in West Virginia to speak with scientist Ryan Lynch about his work with radio telescopy and pulsars, as well as clear up some commo ...…
 
In part 2 of our series on the science of fitness, we get into the effects of nutrition on performance including macronutrient balance and caloric intake. We also seek to debunk some bro-science myths that you may have heard around the gym, as well as get into an almost lustful discussion on potatoes and other carbs.…
 
Exercise: a lot of people hate it, some people love it, and a few are crazily obsessive about it. In Part 1 of this two-part series, we discuss how cardio and strength-training affect physiology and mental and physical health, as well as the science behind the fitness-building process and why lactic acid milkshakes are a bad idea.…
 
The proof is there: the Earth is on fire and we’re causing it. But what can we do to help slow it down or even stop it? Can small, insignificant individuals make a difference? In this episode, we discuss what each of us can do to help save the planet, the biggest contributors to climate change, what we can't change, and our inevitable future co ...…
 
In Part 2 of our climate change series, we look into some scientific articles and case studies of the effects global warming and carbon dioxide emissions are having on our planet. From ocean acidification, ice cap melt, and sea level rise, to intense weather patterns and mass extinctions, and even a bit of introductory discussion on the worst m ...…
 
Scientists have been warning the general public about climate change for many years, and only recently are people starting to take heed. However, there are still many opponents that decry climate change as “fake news.” In the first episode of our climate change series, we hope to educate you on the effects humans are having on not only the aver ...…
 
Artificial intelligence has its steady role in sci-fi as the villainous mastermind that destroys the human race, but what are its real-life applications, both in the present and the future? We delve into the history of AI, how it works, and where it’s heading. Will AI bring humans to utopia, or will it take all of our jobs, wipe out our economy ...…
 
Everyone is familiar with addiction, but why do we get addicted to things? Why can we experience addiction with not only substances such as drugs, alcohol, and caffeine, but activities such as video games or shopping? We go into the psychology and chemical mechanisms of addiction, the pharmacological criteria for addiction, brain chemistry, and ...…
 
Everyone knows humans are destroying the Earth at a rapid pace, so why not go find another cozy planet until all of this blows over? In this episode, we talk Earth-like planets: what they are, how astronomers detect them, and the possibilities of us ever even reaching these planets. In addition, we discuss some requirements for life and a biosp ...…
 
We talk about why all creatures with a psyche need sleep and the stages of non-REM and REM sleep. We touch upon dreaming, the psychological and physiological effects of sleep deprivation, and discuss some sleep disorders that are perhaps a little more poorly understood. Somehow, gremlins and leprechauns make a mention here, but don’t worry, it’ ...…
 
In our first episode, we discuss terrifying creatures of the abyss, the Kraken, the Leviathan, and sea serpents, and their ties to real-life cuddly deep-sea critters. We also clear up some misconceptions about abyssal life such as the colossal squid, and are joined by marine biologist Leah Gaines Sewell, in which she answers some burning questi ...…
 
An introduction to the Periodic Round Table. This podcast is powered by Pinecast.By Brittany Bonnett and Joel Serrano.
 
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