New research into black holes, use of untested therapies by athletes, solar energy business.
Looking at black swan events, how aging infrastructure and outmoded communications hobble the electrical grid.
Holding on to antihydrogen for minutes at a time, looking for genetic clues to autism, and building hearts and bones.
A new 3D map of the local universe, using literature to help doctors, and a conversation with pediatric oncologist and novelist Chris Adrian.
SciFri 060311 Hour 1: Social Networks Beyond Facebook, Cyber Attacks, Mosquito Repellant Research, Sunspot VideoJune 3, 2011 12:34 pm | Comments
Moving beyond friending, cyber attacks as an act of war, smells to battle mosquito attacks, and a video about sunspot science.
New research using Apollo soil samples, 50 years since the JFK moon challenge, and how hummingbirds slurp.
How bacteria can influence hail, dyscalculia and your sense for numbers, Science Diction: syphilis.
Host: Marc Pelletier and Special Guest Host Dave Brodbeck, PhD Using optogenetics to study learning and cognition. Guest: Dr. Ann M. Graybiel We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes. Comments and suggestions on Futures in Biotech. Also thanks to Phil Pelletier and Will...
A trip to an asteroid, free-floating exoplanets, and 100 years of superconductivity research.
Nuclear reactor update, suggestions for summer reading, cicada emergence, Michio Kaku and his desk.
Host: Marc Pelletier and Special Guest Host Mark Gerstein The Test Run, the technology that will transition us into the next era of medicine. Guest: Dr. Tommy Nilsson We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes. Comments and suggestions on Futures in Biotech. Also thanks to...
Trying to contain a mighty river, modeling schizophrenia in computers, and a video about light and lenses.
Napping neurons in the sleepy brain, a book about the history of blood transfusion, and Jill Tarter on SETI funding.
Offshore wind power goes ahead, the Revenge of the Electric Car, and a new book looks at the science of what bugs us.
Musician and techie Thomas Dolby, privacy and mobile gadgets, fluorescent rocks.