Posted by: grokscience | June 26, 2019

Sky Fire

2006GordonDillow-civ_275Meteoric impacts are extremely frequent events on the earth, so much so that the next one might completely destroy the planet. On this episode, Gordon L. Dillow discussed these events in his book, Fire in the Sky.

Get an umbrella… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | June 19, 2019

Generic Drugs

1811011_HS_114_RTGeneric drugs are a ubiquitous part of the pharmaceutical market, but do they deliver the same effects? On this episode, Ms. Katherine Eban discussed problems with generic drug manufacturing.

Heisenberg? 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | June 12, 2019

Creative Evolution

94692Creativity and evolution may seem to be two completely different ideas, but what can the theory of evolution teach us about the creative process? On this episode, Dr. Andreas Wagner discussed his book, Life Finds a Way.

Use a map? 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | June 5, 2019

Number Universe

c2317c444c70a04633e4fd29095ef1adda7d8fCan advances in theoretical math explain fundamental problems in physics and can experimental physics ever test some of these purely mathematical theories? On this episode, Graham Farmelo discussed his book, The Universe Speaks in Numbers.

Esperanto? 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | May 29, 2019

Animal Symphony

indexThe bond shared with animals defines much of what makes us human, but how can empathy and shared destinies with animals affect our physical, mental, and societal health? On this episode, Dr. Ayshar Akhtar discussed our symphony with animals?

Play on… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | May 22, 2019

Walking Life

antonia-malchikWalking may be one of the unique aspects of humanity is our ability for bipedal walking. But, how has our modern lifestyle affected this uniquely human ability? On this episode, Antonia Malchik discussed a Walking Life.

Let’s go! 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | May 15, 2019

Scientific Attitude

220px-Lee-press-photoScientific findings are under increasing attack from pseudoscientific views. Why does this persist and what can be done to address this issue? On this episode, Lee C. McIntyre discussed the scientific attitude.

Go, Science! 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | May 8, 2019

Evolutionary View

wilson-e1419359257819The theory of evolution can be applied to many aspects of human life, not just the genetic. On this episode, David Sloan Wilson discussed this view of life.

Evolve… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | May 1, 2019

Lost World

Author photo on Ice copy1The history of the settlement of North America may be more complicated than the classic story of the land bridge. On this episode, Craig Childs discussed the Atlas of a Lost World.

Where’s Rand McNally? 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | April 24, 2019

Eat Disease

9610982You are what you eat, so the old saying goes. But, can you eat to beat disease? On this episode, Dr. William W. Li discussed eating to beat disease.

More bacon please… 🙂

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