Thu, 25 February 2016
Podcast: A recipe for clean and tasty drinking water, a gauge on rapidly rising seas, and fake flowers that can fool the most discerning insects
Fernando Rosario-Ortiz joins host Sarah Crespi to discuss how approaches to water purification differ between countries.
[Image: Eric Hunt/Wikipedia/CC BY-SA 3.0]
Thu, 18 February 2016
Podcast: Combatting malnutrition with gut microbes, fighting art forgers with science, and killing cancer with gold
Laura Blanton joins host Sarah Crespi to discuss how nourishing our gut microbes may prevent malnutrition. Read the related research in Science.
[Image: D. S. Wagner et al., Biomaterials, 31 (2010)]
Authors: Sarah Crespi; David Grimm
Thu, 11 February 2016
Podcast: The effects of Neandertal DNA on health, squishing bugs for science, and sleepy confessions
[Image: Tom Libby, Kaushik Jayaram and Pauline Jennings. Courtesy of PolyPEDAL Lab UC Berkeley.]
Thu, 4 February 2016
Michael Yudell joins host Sarah Crespi to discuss an initiative to replace race in genetics with more biologically meaningful terms, and Lena Wilfert talks about drivers of the global spread of the bee-killing deformed wing virus.
[Image: Vipin Baliga/(CC BY 2.0)]