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SciFri 061711 Hour 1: Black Holes, Untested Stem Cell Therapies, Solar Update

June 17, 2011 12:37 pm | Comments

New research into black holes, use of untested therapies by athletes, solar energy business.

SciFri 061011 Hour 2: Disasters, Retooling the Electric Grid

June 12, 2011 9:37 pm | Comments

Looking at black swan events, how aging infrastructure and outmoded communications hobble the electrical grid.

SciFri 061011 Hour 1: Antimatter Trapping, Autism Genetics, Tissue Engineering Video

June 10, 2011 12:37 pm | Comments

Holding on to antihydrogen for minutes at a time, looking for genetic clues to autism, and building hearts and bones.


SciFri 060311 Hour 2: Map of the Universe, Narrative Medicine, Chris Adrian

June 5, 2011 9:36 pm | Comments

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 Video

June 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.

SciFri 052711 Hour 2: Moon Water, Moon Speech Legacy, Hummingbird Tongues

May 29, 2011 10:35 pm | Comments

New research using Apollo soil samples, 50 years since the JFK moon challenge, and how hummingbirds slurp.

SciFri 052711 Hour 1: Microbes and Weather, Math and the Brain, Syphilis

May 27, 2011 11:36 am | Comments

How bacteria can influence hail, dyscalculia and your sense for numbers, Science Diction: syphilis.

Futures In Biotech 80: Light Up The Brain

May 23, 2011 11:36 am | Comments

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...


SciFri 052011 Hour 2: Dawn Mission, Exoplanets, Superconductivity

May 22, 2011 10:36 pm | Comments

A trip to an asteroid, free-floating exoplanets, and 100 years of superconductivity research.

SciFri 052011 Hour 1: Japan Nuclear Update, Summer Book List, Cicada Emergence, Desktop Diary

May 20, 2011 11:51 am | Comments

Nuclear reactor update, suggestions for summer reading, cicada emergence, Michio Kaku and his desk.

Futures In Biotech 79: Oceans 20

May 13, 2011 5:37 pm | Comments

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...

SciFri 051311 Hour 1: Mississippi Flood Control, Schizophrenic Computer, Sun and Lenses

May 13, 2011 12:37 pm | Comments

Trying to contain a mighty river, modeling schizophrenia in computers, and a video about light and lenses.

SciFri 042911 Hour 2: Napping Neurons, Blood Transfusion History, SETI

May 9, 2011 3:39 am | Comments

Napping neurons in the sleepy brain, a book about the history of blood transfusion, and Jill Tarter on SETI funding.

SciFri 042911 Hour 1: Cape Wind, Electric Cars, Annoying Book

May 9, 2011 3:39 am | Comments

Offshore wind power goes ahead, the Revenge of the Electric Car, and a new book looks at the science of what bugs us.

SciFri 050611 Hour 1: Thomas Dolby, Gadgets and Privacy, Video Pick

May 9, 2011 3:39 am | Comments

Musician and techie Thomas Dolby, privacy and mobile gadgets, fluorescent rocks.


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