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Futures In Biotech 86: Biomasses For The Masses

September 10, 2011 1:46 am | Comments

Host: Marc Pelletier Changing an Amish farm in Ohio into an energy source solution for modern times. Guests: John Griswold , Matthew J. Griswold, CFA and Mark A. Griswold, Ph.D. We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes. Comments and suggestions on Futures in...

SciFri 090911 Hour 1: Caterpillar Virus, Australopithecus sediba, Move an Asteroid

September 9, 2011 1:47 pm | Comments

Virus hypnotizes caterpillars before turning them to goo, an ancient hominid threatens to shake up the family tree, and a contest challenges students to move an asteroid.

SciFri 090211 Hour 2: Anti-Cancer Viruses, Big Roads, Space Station

September 4, 2011 9:46 pm | Comments

Studying whether viruses can combat cancer, engineering our highway system, update on the International Space Station.


SciFri 090211 Hour 1: Bacteria and the Brain, Star Formation, Plague DNA

September 2, 2011 12:47 pm | Comments

Changes in the gut alter brain chemistry and behavior in mice, star chemistry challenges formation theories, DNA detective work and the Black Death.

SciFri 082611 Hour 2: Higgs, Tomatoes, NOAA Satellites, Science Diction

August 28, 2011 9:47 pm | Comments

Update on the Higgs boson hunt, industrial tomato farming, NOAA satellites and forecast ability, and the origins of the word chemistry.

SciFri 082611 Hour 1: I Heard the Sirens Scream, Earthquakes, Video Pick

August 26, 2011 11:47 am | Comments

A Pulitzer Prize winning science writer gives her account of the days after 9/11, a geologist explains why this weeks East Coast earthquake was felt by so may people, and the video pick: water striders.

SciFri 081911 Hour 2: Google+Motorola, Tech and Free Speech, SpaceX

August 21, 2011 9:58 pm | Comments

A look at plans for Google to acquire the Motorola mobile division, freee speech issues with cell phones and mobile communications, and plans for a private trip to the International Space Station.

Futures in Biotech 85: Modeling Life With The World's Most Powerful Computer System

August 19, 2011 5:57 pm | Comments

Host: Marc Pelletier Dr. Vijay Pande, Stanford's Director of Folding@Home, details how the World's most powerful system models Alzheimers and other human diseases. Guest: Dr. Vijay Pande We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes. Comments and suggestions on Futures in...


SciFri 081911 Hour 1: Science Challenge, Charlottes Web, Video Pick

August 19, 2011 12:57 pm | Comments

Two fourth grade students discuss their award-winning projects, a look at the naturalist behind a classic childrens book, and a voyage to a floating toilet.

SciFri 081211 Hour 2: First Robotics Competition, Man of Numbers, Computer Generated Sounds, Flywheel Bike

August 14, 2011 9:54 pm | Comments

Dean Kamen and team up to get kids interested in science, the origin of arithmetic, the futuer of sound effects, and how to give your bike a boost.

SciFri 081211 Hour 1: Electronic Skin, Food Security

August 12, 2011 12:58 pm | Comments

A flexible circuit adheres to skin like a temporary tattoo and monitors vital signs and the future of farming in a hotter, drier world.

The Tinker's Toolbox - Alex Zilberman of Intel on Medical Electronics

August 11, 2011 11:23 am | Comments

In today's podcast we talk to Alex Zilberman, Market Development Manager of Intel on their efforts in the area of medical electronics.

SciFri 080511 Hour 2: Enviro Spending Bills, 2 Moon Theory, Possible Liquid Mars Water, Baseball Injury Stats

August 7, 2011 9:56 pm | Comments

Following Congress and the environment, a theory involving lunar collisions, suggestive streaks on Martian cliffs, and mining the disabled list for insights into baseball injuries.

SciFri 080511 Hour 1: Lifestyles of the Long-Lived, Retractions, Underwater Camouflage

August 5, 2011 11:50 am | Comments

Study into the lifestyles of the very aged, a look at cases of fraud that have led to retractions of scientific studies, and camouflaged cephalopods.

SciFri 072911 Hour 2: Trojan Asteroid, Juno Mission, Mars Curiosity

July 31, 2011 9:43 pm | Comments

A spaceapalooza in this hour.


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