An update on the flu season, a personal look at genome testing, a fuel cell of microbes and mud, and the history of the word tuberculosis.
Building a transistor from a single atom, companies sidestepping web privacy controls, new research into geologic activity on the moon.
Federal agency approves a license to build two nuclear reactors, a look at concrete--from its use in the Paleolithic Age to modern greener alternatives, and a linguist unveils thousands of audio recordings of words and sentences from dying languages.
A potential for seven gigawatts of solar power farms, the health effects of large quantities of fructose, the health effects of smog exposure, and cuttlefish camouflage.
Why it may not be to late to learn how to play a musical instrument, and two experts explain the audio science behind the music.
The Vital Signs Camera app from Philips (http://www.vitalsignscamera.com) performs a contactless measurement of your heart rate and breathing rate, simply by using the camera of your iPad 2. This breakthrough technology allows you to measure your vital signs in an easy and unobtrusive way...
Experts discuss the military and commercial applications of increasingly sophisticated drones, and a study details how researchers decoded brain electrical activity to reconstruct speech.
SciFri 021012 Hour 1: Experimental Alzheimers Drug, The Science of Yoga, Supercontinets, The Look of LoveFebruary 12, 2012 8:41 am Podcasts Comments
A drug given to mice with Alzheimers quickly improved symptoms, NYT science writer William Broad investigates popular health claims about yoga, theories on where the next supercontinent will form, and a look at the pupil.
Scientists have created a soap containing iron, solar flares and their effects, mobile payment options, and the coolness of ice.
These are the episode notes from the third in our series on easy ways of remembering tricky areas of anatomy, covering the Development of the General Peritoneal Cavity - see www.instantanatomy.net for more details
This is the third in our series on easy ways of remembering tricky areas of anatomy, covering the Development of the General Peritoneal Cavity - see www.instantanatomy.net for more details
An early trial of stem cell therapy, making scientific research more open, and what an ancient skull find can tell us about our history with domesticated dogs.
Studying the composition of the Milky Way, why people find things disgusting, tracking the progression of Alzheimers in mouse brains, and a video about the making of the iconic Earth-from-space images.
New research suggests placebos may have the power to heal in certain applications, a microbiologist and a biosecurity expert debate publishing two studies, and a video about flies in zero G.
A parasitic fly may threaten honey bees, and a panel of experts discusses the science of the winter season.