Posted by: grokscience | December 8, 2021

Climate Atlas

The changes to the global climate are often too vast to accurately comprehend.  However, with appropriate visual aids, these changes become readily apparent.  On this episode, Dr. Brian Buma discussed his book, The Atlas of a Changing Climate.

Tom Tom? 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | December 1, 2021

Medicine Choice

Freedom of therapeutic choice in the field of medicine has had a long history in American society.  On this episode, Prof. Lewis Grossman discussed his new book, Choose Your Medicine.

Red or blue pill? 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | November 24, 2021

Mental Thrive

Mental illnesses contribute significantly to the health burden in the country, but finding good treatments is often more difficult than necessary.  On this episode, Dr. Margaret Chisolm discussed her book, From Survive to Thrive.

I will survive… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | November 17, 2021

Plant Hunter

The development of the next generation of medicines will likely benefit from the vast number of compounds produced by plants around the world. On this episode, Dr. Cassandra Leah Quave discussed her new book, The Plant Hunter.

Most dangerous game… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | November 10, 2021

Five Forces

Technology is quickly evolving in several different domains, but how will these changes affect our future?  On this episode, Steven Hoffman discussed his book, The Five Forces That Change Everything.

Use the force… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | November 3, 2021

Choice Elements

Although some decisions are never easy, they can be made even more complicated by the manner in which they are presented.  On this episode, Dr. Eric J. Johnson discussed his new book, The Elements of Choice.

Should I listen? 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | October 27, 2021

Thinking Better

Mathematics underlies so much of the modern world, but how can it help us to think better?  On this episode, Marcus du Sautoy discussed his book, Thinking Better.

Hardware upgrade? 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | October 20, 2021

Good Anxiety

Although anxiety levels have been increasing lately, can this actually be used for good?  On this episode, Dr. Wendy Suzuki discussed her new book, Good Anxiety.

Good grief? 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | October 13, 2021

Pump

The heart is a remarkable organ, but one whose natural history may have been unappreciated.  On this episode, Dr. Bill Schutt discussed his new book, Pump.

And, dump? 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | October 6, 2021

American Dementia

Treatments for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias continue to be developed, but with poor outcomes.  What is the best way forward? On this episode, Dr. Daniel R. George discussed his book, American Dementia.

Like apple pie… 😉

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