Measuring emotions via technology, a biography of physicist Richard Feynman, and a look at Apollo-era space suit design.
New analysis of an old spark flask biochemistry experiment, hunting for traces of Americas first inhabitants, drilling to the mantle of the Earth.
Radioactivity basics, a book about preparing for climate change, and a biography of cancer.
Looking for the funnier side of science. No fooling. Plus the smaller signs of spring.
Author Cormac McCarthy, filmmaker Werner Herzog, and physicist Lawrence Krauss discuss art and science.
Splitting water with solar energy, looking for clues to Alzheimers disease, and observing the 50th anniversary of human space flight.
Hosts: Marc Pelletier and Vincent Racaniello It's a science mashup. FiB and TWiV together for one big show. Guests: Dickson Despommiers, Ph.D. , Alan Dove, Ph.D. and Richard Condit , Ph.D. We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes. Comments and suggestions on Futures in...
A look at the ongoing nuclear crisis in Japan. Plus, how the quake affected planetary rotation.
Hosts: Marc Pelletier and Vincent Racaniello How The Environment And A Single Protein Influence Evolution. Guests: Susan Lindquist, Ph.D. and Daniel Jarosz, Ph.D. We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes. Comments and suggestions on Futures in Biotech. Also thanks to Phil...
Joe Palca talks with researchers about how primates age, Americans' sleep problems, and the origins of the word 'clone.'
Joe Palca talks with researchers about seismology, taste sensation, and adding robots to a classic art form.
SciFri 030411 Hour 2: Calculating Spaceflight Risks/Data Backup and Storage/Stem Cells and DNA DamageMarch 4, 2011 1:35 pm Podcasts Comments
Calculating Spaceflight Risks/Data Backup and Storage/Stem Cells and DNA Damage
HPV and Cancer Risk/Navy and Climate Change/Brian Greene on Multiverses
Dr. Robert Herfkens, MD, director of radiology at Stanford University, demonstrates how the new Quadro solutions can be used take MRI data from a heart patient, create vascular volumes and surfaces in 3D, then simulate and visualize the cardiac blood flow in real-time. Harnessing Quadro...