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SciFri 072911 Hour 1: Project Nim, Nature-Inspired Materials, Video Pick

July 29, 2011 1:41 pm | Comments

A documentary about a controversial chimp language experiment, trying to learn from how nature assembles materials, and trip to a green roof.

SciFri 072211 Hour 2: Summer Science Road Trip, Anatomy of Addiction book

July 24, 2011 9:51 pm | Comments

Your tips for a sciency summer vacation, the cocaine habits of Freud and Halsted.

SciFri 072211 Hour 1: Stem Cells and Heart Tissue, Wild Life of Our Bodies, Bananas, Video Pick

July 22, 2011 11:49 am | Comments

A trial of stem cells for repairing heart attack damage, how the organisms that share our world have shaped us, a potential bananapocalypse, and a video about cilia.


SciFri 071511 Hour 2: Editing the Genome, Google Plus, Weeds

July 17, 2011 10:52 pm | Comments

Search-and-replace on bacterial DNA, a new social network from Google, and the bane of the backyard gardener: weeds.

Futures in Biotech 84: Biotech - Hot in Cleveland

July 15, 2011 2:48 pm | Comments

Host: Marc Pelletier Baiju Shah, President & CEO of BioEnterprise, explains how to transform a regional economy into a thriving biotechnological innovation center. Guest: Baiju Shah, J.D. We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes. Comments and suggestions on Futures in...

SciFri 071511 Hour 1: Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea, Webb Telescope Funding, Light Bulbs

July 15, 2011 11:43 am | Comments

Multi-drug resistant strain of gonorrhea, funding for the successor to the Hubble, and a look at efficiency and lighting.

SciFri 070811 Hour 2: San Antonio Energy, Rock Art

July 10, 2011 9:35 pm | Comments

Shifting to a more renewable energy economy, looking at prehistoric rock art.

Futures in Biotech 83: Bioinformatics: Essential Gene names Skewed in a Network of Blame(3)

July 8, 2011 5:40 pm | Comments

Host: Marc Pelletier Dr. Mark Gerstein from Yale University explains the essence of life through network theory. Guest: Mark Gerstein . And here you can find an important podcast: Biological Network Analysis We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes. Comments and...


SciFri 070811 Hour 1: Science of Beef, Longhorn DNA, Compost

July 8, 2011 12:38 pm | Comments

Using science to raise the perfect porterhouse, the gentics of the iconic longhorn cattle, and a video about a composting king.


July 3, 2011 9:34 pm | Comments

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July 1, 2011 12:34 pm | Comments

High-tech recipes for your summer BBQ, a new book about Sex,

SciFri 062411 Hour 2: Sleep and Hammocks, Robopocalypse, Pervious Pavement, Science Diction: Radio

June 26, 2011 9:37 pm | Comments

Your brain on hammocks, preparing for the robot uprising, greener paving options, and the origins of the word radio.

Futures In Biotech 82: Bionic Brain Symbionts: The Next Phage of Human Slurry

June 24, 2011 2:36 pm | Comments

Host: Marc Pelletier We discuss everything from symbiotic devices to human proteome phage to the race between transcription and translation, genetics gone wild. Guests: Andre Nantel and Justin C. Sanchez, Ph.D. We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes. Comments and...

SciFri 061711 Hour 2: Voyager 1, History of Information

June 19, 2011 10:46 pm | Comments

A trip to the outer edge of the solar system, and a look at the history of information and how people interact with it.

Futures in Biotech 81: Worm Research: The Buck Starts Here

June 17, 2011 2:35 pm | Comments

Hosts: Marc Pelletier and Simon Melov Dr. Gordon Lithgow bridges the science of protein folding and life extenstion. Guest: Gordon Lithgow, Ph.D., professor at the Buck Institute. We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes. Comments and suggestions on Futures in Biotech. Also...


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