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Intelligence Squared is the world’s leading forum for debate and intelligent discussion. Live and online we take you to the heart of the issues that matter, in the company of some of the world’s sharpest minds and most exciting orators. Join the debate at www.intelligencesquared.com and download our weekly podcasts every Tuesday and Friday. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/intelligencesquared.
 
Bill Nye is on a mission to change the world — one voicemail at a time. Bill and science writer Corey S. Powell take your burning questions and put them to the world's leading experts on just about every topic in the universe. Should you stop eating cheeseburgers to combat climate change? Could alien life be swimming inside the moons of Jupiter and Saturn? Does your pet parakeet learn to sing the way that you learned to speak? Bill, Corey, and their special guests will answer those questions ...
 
Tim Ferriss is a self-experimenter and bestselling author, best known for The 4-Hour Workweek, which has been translated into 40+ languages. Newsweek calls him "the world's best human guinea pig," and The New York Times calls him "a cross between Jack Welch and a Buddhist monk." In this show, he deconstructs world-class performers from eclectic areas (investing, chess, pro sports, etc.), digging deep to find the tools, tactics, and tricks that listeners can use.
 
Ever wanted to know how music affects your brain, what quantum mechanics really is, or how black holes work? Do you wonder why you get emotional each time you see a certain movie, or how on earth video games are designed? Then you’ve come to the right place. Each week, Sean Carroll will host conversations with some of the most interesting thinkers in the world. From neuroscientists and engineers to authors and television producers, Sean and his guests talk about the biggest ideas in science, ...
 
Gene editing technologies have the power to change life as we know it. So why aren’t more people involved in conversations about how we should use it? This was the central question of the Guardian's Gene Gap project. And the key motivation for this new podcast series, which features five different communities around the UK and the conversations they had about a technology that could, one day, allow us to rewrite our DNA
 
Join host Chris Hill and a panel of Motley Fool investment analysts each week as they cover the week’s top business news and financial headlines, while breaking down the stock market implications for investors. Plus, interviews with best-selling authors, industry experts, and an inside look at stocks on our radar. New episodes available every Friday.
 
Grace Fraga goes behind the scenes with comedians, actors, comedy writers, authors & producers to interview them on their career paths and life experiences. These awesome humans provide advice and guidance to aspiring entertainers & writers. You will learn, laugh & fall in love with them. ❤️ Presented by The State of Grace. More than funny, it's a condition. 👸👑
 
How do we learn to negotiate a world of growing complexity and uncertainty? Perpetual Novelty is a six-episode set of conversations from Perry Chen, artist and the founder of Kickstarter. A long-time critic of the attention economy, Chen served on the Knight Commission on Trust, Media, and Democracy from 2017-18 to examine and make recommendations in response to the collapse in trust in U.S. democratic institutions, media, journalism, and the information ecosystem. In 2018, he was honored wi ...
 
Every week, you’ll hear from the entrepreneurs, innovators, and leaders that are changing the food and agriculture industry on and off the farm. Your hosts are Tim and Tyler Nuss. They are brothers, 5th-generation farmers, and entrepreneurs who have scaled tech startups, developed international supply chains, and built brands. The Modern Acre is Ag Built Different.
 
Podcast by Aota Media Dorm Room Sports offers a podcasting platform free of the censorship restrictions of the corporatized media. You'll always get our real opinions, jokes, commentary, and most importantly just real conversation. With that comes biases to our individual fandoms which means we're not afraid to attack each other's teams and defend our own. For those whose opinions have felt underrepresented by East Coast companies like Barstool, you'll be happy to find that the hosts on Dorm ...
 
This podcast, starring host Dr Rob Doubleday, features weekly evidence-based discussions about the pressing challenges facing policymakers, brought to you by the Centre for Science and Policy at the University of Cambridge. Our second series - Science, Policy & a Green Recovery focuses on big geopolitical, infrastructure, and economic challenges our society faces as we seek to build back better, promote wellbeing, and protect our environment. Our first series - Science, Policy & Pandemics fo ...
 
RNIB Connect Radio is the UK radio station for blind and partially sighted people to find out what is happening in the community. You can also contribute and share your stories by emailing radio@rnib.org.uk (mailto:radio@rnib.org.uk) . Get involved and join the conversation. Other great podcast channels from RNIB Connect Radio Conversations (https://audioboom.com/channel/conversations) - Blind and partially sighted people speaking about a wide range of topics. Read On (https://audioboom.com/ ...
 
Health Tech is a GeekWire podcast that explores the cutting edge of digital health. On each episode, we bring you stories about innovative technologies for patients, doctors and more, giving you a window into the future of health. Our fifth season is sponsored by Premera Blue Cross. Learn more about Premera here: http://bit.ly/2rSK8mT
 
PharmaTalkRadio is an internet radio podcast platform organized and supported by the Conference Forum to give easy and free access to industry professionals, patient advocacy and students in medicine development. PharmaTalkRadio features industry insiders on the latest strategies, business models, and new innovations to advance clinical research with emphasis on clinical trials, patient- centricity, drug delivery, Immuno-oncology, digital, mobile and other technologies as well as leadership ...
 
The Business of Healthcare is a twice-monthly podcast from the Center for Healthcare Leadership and Management. The center is based at the Naveen Jindal School of Management at The University of Texas at Dallas. The show, like the center, brings together business leaders and other forward thinkers to discuss how best to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing, increasingly complex healthcare industry.
 
The iFanboy.com Comic Book Podcast is a weekly talk show all about the best new current comic book releases. Lifelong friends, Conor Kilpatrick and Josh Flanagan talk about what they loved and (sometimes) hated in the current weekly books, from publishers like Marvel, DC, Image Comics, Dark Horse Comics, BOOM! Studios, IDW, Aftershock, Valiant, and more. The aim is to have a fun time, some laughs, but to also really understand what makes comic books work and what doesn’t, and trying to under ...
 
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The Genetic Literacy Project’s Jon Entine and Innovation Forum’s Toby Webb talk about why gene editing has yet to make significant impact in the agriculture sector. Entine explains how gene editing mimics what happens in nature, enhancing qualities and eliminating problems. They discuss the differences between gene editing and genetic modification,…
 
Sight Loss charity Fight For Sight UK is funding new research that will look at gene editing, with an end goal of repairing damage to the retina. If successful, it could mean that people with a wide range of sight loss conditions could have their sight improved or restored. RNIB Connect Radio's Allan Russell spoke to Dr Jacqui Van Der Spuy, from Un…
 
This week, EURACTIV's agrifood team delves into the publication of the Commission's controversial new study on gene-editing, hearing reactions from a range of stakeholders, including Green MEP Tilly Metz, centre-right MEP Herbert Dorfmann, Garlich von Essen, secretary general of EU seed sector organisation Euroseeds, and Eric Gall, deputy director …
 
The advent of genome editing is creating the potential to correct the underpinnings of genetic diseases by rewriting the mutations that cause them. Before these emerging technologies can be put to use to treat and cure genetic diseases broadly, a number of challenges must be overcome. These include such things as validating new gene editing technol…
 
Here is what you should know about investing in these life changing technologies (1:00) - What Exactly Is mRNA Technology? (7:45) - What Is The Major Advantage To Using mRNA? (11:45) - Can mRNA Be Used To Fight Other Diseases? (17:00) - What Is CRISPR and How Is It Used? (27:30) - How Can Investors Gain Exposure To mRNA and CRISPR? (35:45) - Loncar…
 
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A surprise revelation at the beginning show leads into the realization that it was a fine week of comics, as time travel takes the double prize. Why are some comics numbered weird and named differently than the regular books? Doesn't matter if they're good. Many great G.O.S.H. contenders, and a terrible old man song earworm wraps the whole thing up…
 
Larry is joined by actor and director David Oyelowo to talk about getting into acting and why he decided to create his own production company (17:47), making his directorial debut with ‘The Water Man' and what it was like to direct himself as an actor (35:37), and why he's drawn to making movies with fantastical elements (51:53). Host: Larry Wilmor…
 
The iFanboy Animation Brain Trust — Conor Kilpatrick, Paul Montgomery, and Ryan Haupt — discuss the latest release from the DC Universe Animated Original Movie line... Justice Society: World War II! Plus Kamandi: The Last Boy on Earth and looking forward to Batman: The Long Halloween, Part One! Running Time: 00:45:17 Music: "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy…
 
Disney+ subscriber growth falls short of Wall Street’s expectations. Marriott International and Airbnb find room for improvement. Roblox pops on strong revenue. DoorDash shares rev 20% on upbeat guidance. The Trade Desk and Unity Software both fall despite encouraging 1st-quarter reports. Bill Ackman orders up a 6% stake in Domino’s Pizza. Krispy K…
 
Singer-songwriter and producer Jacob Collier grew up producing music in his bedroom. After years of touring the world, the pandemic allowed him to return to that space - to continue developing his genre-bending music. In this episode, the five-time Grammy Award winner shares with host Janet Babin how the pandemic impacted his creative process, and …
 
This week, EURACTIV spoke with Riccardo Valentini, Professor of Forest Ecology at the University of Tuscia, about carbon neutrality and carbon markets for farming, and we hear from Green MEP Thomas Waitz about the news that the Spanish government has rejected a request from the European Parliament to speak about the two livestock ships that departe…
 
Trees have memories. They have wisdom. They cooperate in communities of immense complexity, communicating underground through a huge web of fungi, at the centre of which lie the Mother Trees: the mysterious, powerful entities that nurture their kin and sustain the forest. That may sound initially like New Age mumbo-jumbo. But these are the core fin…
 
Many cities fell out of favor during the coronavirus pandemic, as those with means abandoned them for safer pastures – often to the annoyance of both the people left behind and residents of the places they fled to. However, British historian and writer Ben Wilson says our love-hate relationship with cities is an age-old story that has been repeated…
 
With the pandemic creating a wave of employees who have decided to work from home part-time, it might be reasonable to assume that traffic will get a lot better. After all, how can there be traffic when a big slice of workers are sitting in their home offices? Not so fast, says Michael Manville, a professor of urban planning at UCLA, who has spent …
 
Mouse models can play an essential role in allowing researchers to understand rare diseases and develop drugs to treat them. Cat Lutz, senior director of mouse repository and in vivo pharmacology genetic resource science at The Jackson Laboratory, researches mice as a model for human neurodegenerative disease. The lab’s mouse repository and Rare an…
 
Untreated wastewater "routinely released into UK rivers" is creating microplastic hotspots on riverbeds. That is the conclusion of a study in Greater Manchester, which revealed high concentrations of plastic immediately downstream of treatment works. The team behind the research concluded: untreated wastewater was the key source of river microplast…
 
Volunteering is a great way of giving back something to charity, or even building new skills when looking for a job. There are a diverse range of rolls and you can give as much, or as little, time as you can afford. RNIB Connect Radio's Barry Snell spoke to Allan and Heather Owens to find out why they volunteer for RNIB. To learn more about volunte…
 
When you mention the word Genetics, you start to imagine a topic that's over your head, but that's not the case for those with inherited sight loss. The charity Retina UK has launched it's Unlocking Genetics resource that will help people better understand their sight loss condition and get info on the latest treatments and clinical trials. RNIB Co…
 
Vantablack is a pigment that reaches a level of darkness that’s so intense, it’s kind of upsetting. It’s so black it’s like looking at a hole cut out of the universe. If it looks unreal, it’s because Vantablack isn’t actually a color, it’s a form of nanotechnology. It was created by the tech industry for the tech industry, but this strange dark mat…
 
Welcome to the May 2021 Ask Me Anything episode of Mindscape! These monthly excursions are funded by Patreon supporters (who are also the ones asking the questions). I take the large number of questions asked by Patreons, whittle them down to a more manageable size — based primarily on whether I have anything interesting to say about them, not whet…
 
Before their son was born, Sanath Kumar Ramesh and his wife Ramya had normal first-time-parent jitters. Ramesh, who works for Amazon as a software engineering manager, was so excited to welcome his little boy. He was ready for the challenges and rewards of parenthood. In August 2018, Raghav was born, and Ramesh’s life began changing in ways he’d ne…
 
Lockdowns, social distancing, restrictions on 'normal' activities - we've all been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. But how has it impacted on our mood and mental wellbeing? We chat to Dr Maxime Taquet from the Department of Psychiatry about 'mood homeostasis' (the interplay between people's activities and the way they feel), and how this has bee…
 
May is Marathon Mates month for UK sight loss charity RNIB. They're asking us to pair up, virtually if necessary, to run a marathon distance, 26.2 miles, over the month of May, not too taxing! RNIB Connect Radio's Allan Russell spoke to Shivani Maharana to find out why she's getting involved in the fundraiser and why she's encouraging others to joi…
 
Charlotte Jones, RNIB's National Involvement Coordinator shares the latest opportunities for blind and partially sighted people to get involved in. Opportunities highlighted included: Your chance to get involved in the Design for Everyone campaign and share your stories about how you manage food allergies as a blind or partially sighted person. An …
 
Why was the response of the UK and US to the coronavirus pandemic so bungled? How can we be better prepared when the next disaster strikes? These are the questions that historian Niall Ferguson discussed with Rana Mitter in this week's episode. Drawing from his new book 'Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe' he explains that while blaming populists li…
 
Sebastian Junger — Seeking Freedom, Near-Death Experiences, and Reordering Your Place in the World | Brought to you by Mack Weldon premium men's basics, Wealthfront automated investing, and Oura smart ring wearable for personalized sleep and health insights. More on all three below. Sebastian Junger (@sebastianjunger) is the New York Times bestsell…
 
David Reaney talks to RNIB Connect Radio about the importance of phone groups. David wants to encourage people to join a phone group, as a chat with someone can really help. Image is RNIB Logo. RNIB written in bold black capital letters over a white background and underlined with a bold pink line, with the words 'See differently' in black letters u…
 
Last Christmas, Siskoid played Stupor Powers! The First-Class Role-Playing Game for Third-Rate Heroes with a group of players. Now, Siskoid welcomes the game's co-designer and comics pro Steve Ellis (Only Living Girl, High Moon) to the Fire and Water studios to discuss the genesis of the game and more besides. Then, Siskoid talks about where prospe…
 
Alexi and Mosse open the show with the top MLS headlines that include the El Trafico recap (6:52), who wears the LA crown, LAFC, or Galaxy? Minnesota Loons’ struggles, Columbus rebrand. The guys then recap CONCACAF Champions League and predict the semifinals (38:45). They also react to UEFA Champions League semifinal results, Christian Pulisic’s im…
 
Blossom And Best is a company that specialises in creating fantastic clothing for kids with a range of disabilities. They're now crowd funding to raise money to buy a special machine that can put Braille on clothes. RNIB Connect Radio's Allan Russell spoke to company founder Michelle Best to find out more. To learn more about Blossom And Best, go t…
 
Michael Guirguis is the co-founder and CEO of Seso Labor, a labor marketplace for agriculture that addresses the labor problem by connecting U.S farms with qualified seasonal workers via America’s agricultural guest worker program (H-2A). Michael joins us to dive into his background in labor policy, founded and scaling the company, and some meaning…
 
“A way that math can make the world a better place is by making it a more interesting place to be a conscious being.” So says mathematician Emily Riehl near the start of this episode, and it’s a good summary of what’s to come. Emily works in realms of topology and category theory that are far away from practical applications, or even to some non-pr…
 
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