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Does climate change freak you out? Want to know what we, collectively, can do about it? Us, too. How to Save a Planet is a podcast that asks the big questions: What do we need to do to solve the climate crisis, and how do we get it done? Join us, journalist Alex Blumberg and scientist and policy nerd Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, as we scour the earth for solutions, talk to people who are making a difference, ask hard questions, crack dumb jokes and — episode by episode — figure out how to bu ...
 
Each week we bring you a new, in-depth exploration of the space where science and society collide. We’re committed to the idea that making an effort to understand the world around you though science and critical thinking can benefit everyone—and lead to better decisions. We want to find out what’s true, what’s left to discover, and why it all matters.
 
ASAB is a podcast about science fact and science fiction, hosted by two trans scientists: Tessa (astrobiology) and Charles (entomology). Every other week we talk to each other or with another trans scientist about research, interesting facts, whether aliens can be gay, science fiction, and maybe sometimes about being trans. Transcripts available on our website: asabpodcast.com.
 
The Mad Scientist Podcast is a comedy show about the history and philosophy of science and pseudoscience. Hosted by Chris and Marie, join our intrepid hosts as they talk about all the weird stuff your science textbook left out. Because sometimes, the best way to learn how to think like a scientist is to talk about all the bad science floating around out there!
 
Keep up with the latest scientific developments and breakthroughs in this award winning weekly podcast from the team at New Scientist, the world’s most popular weekly science and technology magazine. Each discussion centers around three of the most fascinating stories to hit the headlines each week. From technology, to space, health and the environment, we share all the information you need to keep pace.
 
Thinking Nutrition is all about presenting the latest nutrition research in plain language and then translating this into what it means for your health. Dr Tim Crowe is a career nutrition research scientist and an Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian. Tim has over 25 years of research and teaching experience in the university and public health sectors, covering areas of basic laboratory research, clinical nutrition trials and public health nutrition. He now works chiefly as a freelance h ...
 
World-renowned sports scientist Professor Ross Tucker and veteran sports journalist Mike Finch break down the myths, practices and controversies from the world of sport. From athletics to rugby, soccer, cycling and more, the two delve into the most recent research, unearth lessons from the pros and host exclusive interviews with some of the world's leading sporting experts. For those who love sport. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Stories of Scotland is a multi-award-winning Scottish history podcast. Join hosts Jenny and Annie as they unravel the rich tapestry of Scotland’s culture, nature and heritage. Prepared to climb into caves, cairns and chaos, Jenny and Annie travel around Scotland and investigate how stories of the past can help us make sense of modern life. Stories of Scotland celebrates Scottish history through traditional storytelling, archival research, museum objects and wandering in nature. It is recorde ...
 
The intent of the podcast is to bring you the listener an easily accessible resource for a variety of topics all related to psychedelic research. There is a lot to learn about new research into the therapeutic potential of psychedelics and marijuana. Over the years, the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) has amassed an incredible treasure trove of audio archives sourced from the amazing talks, presentations and panels that have taken place at past Psychedelic Scienc ...
 
Edward Szall hosts TRUNEWS, a daily news and inspiration godcast, founded by Rick Wiles. Rick Wiles is the father of “citizen reporting.” He pioneered alternative media long before the arrival of blogs and podcasts. TRUNEWS has an extremely loyal audience around the world. The program is 100% listener-supported. Guests include members of the US Congress, members of the European Parliament, members of the British Parliament, scientists, astronauts, climatologists, billionaires, investors, top ...
 
Can we learn to make smarter choices? Listen in as host Katy Milkman--behavioral scientist, Wharton professor, and author of How to Change--shares stories of high-stakes decisions and what research reveals they can teach us. Choiceology, an original podcast from Charles Schwab, explores the lessons of behavioral economics to help you improve your judgment and change for good. Season 1 of Choiceology was hosted by Dan Heath, bestselling author of Made to Stick and Switch. Podcasts are for inf ...
 
Mark Blyth, political economist at The Watson Institute at Brown University, and Carrie Nordlund, political scientist and associate director of Brown's Master of Public Affairs program, share their take on the news. Subscribe now to hear Mark and Carrie cut through the media haze, and provide a thought-provoking, topical, and often hilarious conversation about the world today.
 
The Hero Show, a weekly podcast of OSI, explores the lives and achievements of heroes who have shaped our world, with Andrew Bernstein and Robert Begley. From freedom fighters, to pathbreaking scientists and inventors, to entrepreneurs and industrialists, these men and women can enlighten us, inspire us, and help us to be the best versions of ourselves today and in the future.
 
Vanessa Spina is a Sport Nutrion Specialist, Biomedical Science Student. She is the Best selling author of Keto Essentials (Victory Belt) & an international speaker. On Fast Keto, Vanessa shares Keto and fasting tips & hacks, along with the science of fat burning and being a fat fueled machine! Fast Keto answers all of your pressing questions about the ketogenic lifestyle as well as intermittent fasting by featuring world renowned and leading edge keto & low carb doctors, scientist experts, ...
 
Down to Earth is a podcast about hope. As climate change collides with our industrial food system, we focus not on doom but instead on people who are developing practical, innovative solutions. We invite you to meet farmers, ranchers, scientists, land managers, writers, and many others on a mission to create a world in which the food we eat is healthy—for us, for the land and water from which it springs, for the lives and livelihoods of the producers, and for the planet.
 
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Delayed but never forgotten, we recorded this episode with materials scientist and all-around delight DECADES (months) ago so there are some timeline inconsistencies but it's still a banger of a conversation that touches on Nicole's graduate work, moving from academia to industry, what would the alien industrial complex be, and thank God most old b…
 
More than a week since England lifted its covid restrictions, infection numbers in the UK are very high. The team examines how the country has set up the perfect circumstances for the evolution of “escape variants” - forms of the virus that may be able to evade our immune systems and vaccines. The team also learns of the discovery of the earliest f…
 
Translation is crucial to science, diplomacy, theology and literary culture. But it's not always easy to get it right. How can you convey a German joke in English or a Yiddish joke in Arabic? With Ed Kessler are Duncan Large and Esther- Miriam Wagner to discuss the pitfalls... Like this podcast? Please help us by writing a review…
 
Why are billionaires racing for space? What is the UK's Covid-19 strategy since freedom day? And how will Covid-19 affect the Olympics? This week it's QnA time, and with us to explore where weightlessness begins, whether animals other than mammals suckle their young, if recent findings of methane mean life on Mars, and why the UK isn't vaccinating …
 
Ahhhh Happy Monday Folks!! 99 Episodes and Still Going Strong! We have quite the story for everyone this week. We’re pretty sure all of you understand our love for the game of baseball. RJ and Jared retell the story of the unfortunate shooting that occurred outside of Nats Park and the chaos that ensued. The worst part was our damn peanuts were ove…
 
Juliet Davenport is the founder and former CEO of the British renewable electricity company Good Energy. She joins us to discuss her career and her new podcast ‘Great Green Questions’. Juliet Davenport: https://twitter.com/DavenportJuliet Climate Scientists Podcast: https://twitter.com/ClimateSciPod Transcript for Accessibility: https://tinyurl.com…
 
Why do some forms of heater seem to warm a room up faster? What's the different between Alzheimer's Disease and dementia? Are aluminium cooking utensils a risk factor for Alzheimer's? Can magic mushrooms control dementia, or other mood disorders? How do we know what's inside the Earth, and did we collide with another planet during Earth's past? Are…
 
Many secrets are locked inside the brain, including fundamental questions of how individuals perceive the world. Some researchers are seeking answers by mapping brain activity in response to stimuli. This work typically involves human subjects, but certain scientists are branching out to understand the minds of other animals. Niki Spahich from The …
 
Beth wrote in to ask "My dog is always licking her fur but never gets a hairball. Why don't dogs get hairballs?" Sally Le Page spoke to three animal aficionados: Nick Sutton, Science Communications Advisor at The Kennel Club; Justine Shotton, Junior Vice President at the British Veterinary Association; and Ann Hohenhaus, Staff Doctor at NYC's Anima…
 
A question we're being asked quite a lot is whether the extra lengths we're going to in terms of hygiene to protect us from COVID-19 might cause us immune problems later because we're living lives that are too clean. This is the basis of what's dubbed the "hygiene hypothesis". But a report out this week says that, actually, it's the environment we'…
 
On the 10th anniversary of Space Boffins, BBC Science and Space Correspondent Jonathan Amos comes aboard to celebrate Mercury 13 legend Wally Funk as she prepares to launch to space with Jeff Bezos. We also catch up on ten years of space developments, chat to ESA's project scientist for the JUICE mission to Jupiter's icy moons, Olivier Witasse, and…
 
First this week, Editor-in-Chief Holden Thorp talks with author Patrick Radden Keefe about his book Empire of Pain and the role scientists, regulators, and physicians played in the rollout of Oxycontin and the opioid crisis in the United States.Next, Katelyn Baumer, a Ph.D. student in the chemistry and biochemistry department at Baylor University, …
 
This episode was funded by listeners like you. For more details on how to help support our podcast and gain access to exclusive content, please see our Patreon page. Show Notes: In Episode 57, Cindy interviews Kathryn Desmarais, a Senior Director of Global Education Solutions at Johnson & Johnson. (You can check out her LinkedIn profile here.) In K…
 
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