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Episode 297: The Sleepy Winter Recap

格鲁竞技In this special episode, Katie gathers some of our favorite stories about sleep。 Curl up under a warm blanket and prepare for some winter hibernation!

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Live Show 2018: Misconceptions

Hosts Nicole D, Abhijit, and Nora are joined by Marina and Nicole F during our annual live show! This year we discuss common misconceptions surrounding Neanderthals, tectonic plates, and plant communication. Also featuring a game show and live music from the Ten Thousand Ways.

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Episode 228: Early birth, early death, and early conclusions

This week, Nicole interviews Stanford Bioengineering graduate student Mira Moufarrej, who shares some of her recently published work on predicting preterm births。 Plus, Derrick describes the costs of poor healthcare and Nora takes on the misrepresentation of scientific findings。

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Episode 225: Shine on, brainy humans

格鲁竞技This week, Abhijit will brighten your day with a segment on iridescence and Derrick will blow your mind with a piece on how humans got such big, beautiful brains. Plus, Greg shares a fresh perspective on regulating fecal transplants.

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Episode 222: Time, Parasites, and the Meaning of Life

This week, Derrick flips our perspective with a segment on time crystals and Amanda uses mistletoe parasites to question the definition of life。 Plus, Nicole F describes some challenges in applying machine learning to healthcare data。

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Episode 220: Science and Social Change

On this week’s show, we cover stories about scientists engaging in social change! Nora talks environmental policy, Nicole D discusses citizen engagement in science, and Nicole F interviews data science instructor Suzanne Tamang and PhD student Margaret Antonio about a recent Stanford event highlighting women in the informatics industry.

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Episode 210: Bad Blood

This week, Nicole continues the conversation on curing cancer, but this time, with NANO-ROBOTS. Derrick tells us about nasty parasites that are pitted against each other. And Abhijit throws it back to some retro physics that is very much back in style.