Posted by: grokscience | August 24, 2016

Medical Mishaps

8154120Medical mishaps are becoming more common, but what can be done to prevent them?  On this episode, RJ Austin discussed dealing with medical mistakes.

Not the leg!😉

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Posted by: grokscience | August 17, 2016

Restless Creatures

Rw6W6KR2How diverse is movement?  On this episode, we interview Matt Wilkinson about his book, Restless Creatures. This book is an exploration of the diversity life though the lens of locomotion.

Get moving…😉

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Posted by: grokscience | August 3, 2016

Secret of Our Success

henrich_joeHow can culture affect evolution? On this episode, we interview Joseph Henrich about his book, The Secret of Our Success: How Culture Is Driving Human Evolution, Domesticating Our Species, and Making Us Smarter. His central thesis is that human genetics is shaped by our culture facilitated by our capacity for social learning. And we bring back the Grok-O-Tron 5000 to give away a copy of his book!

Where’s TMZ?😉

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Posted by: grokscience | July 27, 2016

Nordic Everything Theory

imagesHow can Nordic society inform the construction of our own society in the United States?  On this episode, Anu Partanen discussed the Nordic Theory of Everything.

What about Hawking radiation?😉

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Posted by: grokscience | July 20, 2016

Island of Knowledge

gleiserWhat are the limits of science?  On this episode, Marcelo Gleiser we discussed his 2014 book, “The Island of Knowledge” and his new book “The Simple Beauty of the Unexpected”.

Get me a boat…😉

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Posted by: grokscience | July 13, 2016

Immuno-Social Behavior

Posted by: grokscience | July 6, 2016

Science News

imagesWhat happened in science this week? On this edited episode aired live, Unjin and Ron discuss the second event detected by LIGO, gene changes in a cadaver, Space X and what Brexit means for Horizon 2020.

Go Science!😉

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Posted by: grokscience | June 29, 2016

Zika Olympics

indexThe Zika virus has become an epidemic in Brazil, so much so that it has caused many to question holding the Olympic games there. On this episode, Dr. Joe Alton discussed the Zika Virus and the Olympics.

Marathon virus?😉

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Posted by: grokscience | June 22, 2016

Camera Traps

Roland_Kays-300x300Camera traps have enabled a fascinating view of animals in their native habitat.  On this episode, Roland Kays discussed the creatures observed by camera traps.

Say cheese…😉

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Posted by: grokscience | June 15, 2016

Science News

images.pngScience news from June 15, 2016.  On this episode, topics discussed include gravitational waves, a potential pollution solution, resilience of coral in the Great Barrier Reef, association between social media use and depression, a 3rd sex in bearded dragons, the obfuscation of the night sky, complex bone engineering, the origins of King Tut’s dagger, 4 newly named elements, entertainers endorsing junk food, and chiral molecules in space.

Go Science!😉

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