Neil deGrasse Tyson gets inside the cage with Joe Rogan to explore the physics of fighting, mental and physical health, and the mysteries of the universe. Featuring comic co-host Sasheer Zamata, author and scholar Jonathan Gottschall, comedian Chuck Nice, and sport psychologist Dr. Leah Lagos. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/fighting-philosophy-and-the-primal-mind-with-joe-rogan/ Photo Credit: Brandon Royal
Hannah Devlin looks at why there is renewed interest in lunar exploration following the Chinese Chang’e 4 adventure on the far side of the moon
The heart of a marathon runner is actually built differently from the heart of a weightlifter - but both activities seem to be beneficial to your long-term health.
Many research projects and departments grind to a halt, from food inspections to scientists who can no longer monitor their data.
Astronomers report more observations of the puzzling Fast Radio Bursts—including one that has burst twice.
We take a look at 2019 tech trends on display at the Consumer Electronics Show.
Two new studies shed light on the inner workings of black holes. Plus, how black holes can tell us more about galaxy evolution.
How cellphone sonar can tell you're still breathing—and if you stop.
Starting this month, hospitals have been required to post a list of prices—but they may be less than useful.
Our Season 10 Premiere features Neil deGrasse Tyson’s interview with Anthony Bourdain, recorded before his death in 2018. With co-host Sasheer Zamata, food scientist Guy Crosby, Natalia Reagan, hot sauce guru Noah Chaimberg, and “SciBabe” Yvette d'Entremont. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/food-science-and-culture-with-anthony-bourdain/ Photo Credit: Brandon Royal
This week we're looking back at where some of our modern ideas about science being objective, independent, and apolitical come from. We journey back to the Cold War with historian and writer Audra Wolfe, talking about her newest book "Freedom's Laboratory: The Cold War Struggle for the Soul of Science".
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In this episode, we meet Kristin Keunen from The University Medical Centre Utrecht. She and her team used postnatal neuroimaging to map early developmental trajectories of structural brain wiring in preterm and full-term neonates. The study provides valuable insights into the early stages of structural connectome development. Related article: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41390-018-0138-1
Writer, filmmaker and social activist Jennifer Nix joins us to share about how she saved 90% on her anti-rejection medications while on vacation in Spain...and how her story led her to Bernie Sanders's Senate office to meet his powerhouse social media team. Jennifer had a kidney transplant in 2009 and has written extensively about her experience.
Some scientists are beginning to question whether it really was an asteroid impact that led to the dinosaurs’ extinction – instead, they think it may have been a supervolcano in India. Graihagh Jackson investigates
This week, Western Science Speaks brings you the magic of synthetic chemistry – mixing molecules to create new materials! Dr. Joe Gilroy from the Department of Chemistry at Western University shares his insights about a new, cheaper and more efficient imaging dye designed in his synthetic chemistry lab. The molecules that make up the dye are red and they glow! Listen here to find out more. If you like this podcast, follow Western Science Speaks and check out the science topic that most interests you; from space and exoplanets, climate change and ecology biodiversity, evolution and natural resources to health, new materials and the energy economy. You are always welcome to suggest a podcast topic. Just email your suggestion to [email protected]
Do you love fossils, adventure, and spending time in small spaces? If so, you could become an underground astronaut! Marina Elliot, Becca Peixotto, and Kenni Molopyane found this unusual job description through a Facebook ad, and landed deep inside a cave that few people can access. The team of archeologists talked to Tumble in the middle of excavating Homo Naledi, one of the biggest recent discoveries on the human family tree. Find out how they squeeze through a 7 inch gap on their daily commute, and how their work could change the way we understand early human history.
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California’s historic first-in-the-nation safe staffing ratios, sponsored by the California Nurses Association, took 13 years to win. The legislation has now been in effect since January 2004 despite continued efforts from the hospital industry to overturn the law. Safe RN to patient ratios have been proven to improve the quality of care and nurse recruitment and retention in California hospitals. Director of Nurse Practice Safety for California Nurses Association, National Nurses United Gerard Brogan joins us for this podcast.
Der Verdacht auf Blauzungenkrankheit bei einem Kalb in einem Rinderbestand im Landkreis Trier-Saarburg hat sich bestätigt. Das hat das Landesuntersuchungsamt nach entsprechenden Laboruntersuchungen am Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut mitgeteilt.
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