Posted by: grokscience | January 15, 2020

Exercise Medicine

5c359a49f66b3e92b4484f1a0f295859_400x400Aging may seem like an inevitable deterioration of our bodies, but is there a routine way to prevent it? Can exercise help? On this episode, Judy Foreman discussed her book, Exercise is Medicine.

Get moving… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | January 8, 2020

Polar Expedition

91fuHY9HeGL._US230_The polar region continues to be a mysterious and unexplored region of the earth. One of the first to explore the area was an expedition led by Adolphus W. Greely.  On this episode, Buddy Levy discussed the Greely Polar Expedition.

To the moon… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | December 19, 2019

Astrophysicist Letters

400px-Neil_deGrasse_Tyson_in_June_2017_(cropped)How can a scientific perspective on the world inform us about non-scientific issues? On this episode, Neil deGrasse Tyson discussed his new book, Letters from an Astrophysicist.

Lots of stamps… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | December 11, 2019

Medical Parenting

1835378Navigating the medical system can be daunting, but even more so for parents caring for the well-being of their children. On this episode, Dr. Jacqueline Jones discussed the issues of medical parenting.

Call 911? 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | December 4, 2019

Planetology

ErikAsphaugThe development of the planets and the solar system has continued to intrigue scientists. Recent advances in planetary science have broadened our perspective on the issue. On this episode, Dr. Erik Asphaug discussed his book, When the Earth had Two Moons.

The monolith? 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | November 27, 2019

Charts

1fotocodasquaredCharts and graphical displays of information are essential to the modern age, but they are only as useful if one is prepared to us them. On this episode, Prof. Alberto Cairo discussed his book, How Charts Lie.

Pants on fire… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | November 20, 2019

Imagined Life

Michael+Summers+NASA+Holds+Update+New+Horizons+PLLE9Pwv6pVlWhat is the possibility of life elsewhere in the universe? How much closer are we to determining this issue? On this episode, Professor Michael Summers discussed the possibility of extraterrestrial life in his book, Imagined Life.

Phone home? 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | November 13, 2019

Hearing

Owen_David_940_529_72-ppiHearing is one of the basic senses that is often ignored until something goes wrong. What can we do to protect our hearing and what are the current treatments for hearing problems? On this episode, David Owen discussed his book, Volume Control.

Turn it to 11… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | November 6, 2019

Galileo’s Error

5HYsZi0R_400x400The scientific study of consciousness continues to be plagued by a gap in understanding that may be traced to the foundations of modern science. On this episode, Philip Goff discussed the foundations for a new science of consciousness.

Cogito ergo…? 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | October 30, 2019

Rabbit Effect

sgnA-gEK_400x400Although modern medicine has improved health outcomes in the past century, it continues to overlook hidden factors for human health, such as kindness. On this episode, Dr. Kelli Harding discussed the Rabbit Effect.

Down the rabbit hole… 😉

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