Posted by: grokscience | May 3, 2017

Canadaland

7SF47px2Oh, Canada! But, what do we know about our mysterious neighbor to the north?Β  On this episode, Jesse Brown discussed the Canadaland Guide to Canada.

Eh? πŸ˜‰

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Posted by: grokscience | April 26, 2017

Robot Management

donmazellapicCan robotics completely dominate the workforce?Β  Are any jobs immune from automation and artificial intelligence?Β  On this episode, Don Mazella discussed automation in the workforce.

Reset button… πŸ˜‰

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Posted by: grokscience | April 12, 2017

The Hardware Hacker

bunnie_jamecoWhat does it take to make great hardware? Is conventional manufacturing the only way to go? On this episode, Bunnie Huang discusses hardware hacking, the open source movement, and STEAM education.

I know kung fu… πŸ˜‰

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Posted by: grokscience | March 29, 2017

The Cell

JoshRappoportCells are the fundamental building blocks of organisms, but what actually is a cell?Β  On this episode, Josh Rappoport discussed the biology of the cell.

Let me out of here… πŸ˜‰

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Posted by: grokscience | March 22, 2017

Exoplanets

Mike-SummersDiscoveries of planets around other stars have now become commonplace.Β  But, the composition of these planets is anything but ordinary.Β  On this episode, Michael Summers discussed the discovery of exoplanets.

Far out… πŸ˜‰

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Posted by: grokscience | March 8, 2017

Fourth Phase of Water (Pt. 2)

0408_geraldpollack1Second part of our discussion on the phases of water with Gerald Pollack. On this episode, he joins us for the Groktron 5000!

Double your fun! πŸ˜‰

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Posted by: grokscience | March 1, 2017

Fourth Phase of Water (Pt.1)

61zuIqMpx2L._SX419_BO1,204,203,200_Does water only have three phases? It turns out the answer is a little more complicated. On this program, Gerald Pollack discusses an intermediary phase between liquid and solid water and what this means for biology.

Go with the flow… πŸ˜‰

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Posted by: grokscience | February 22, 2017

Citizen Science

cooper-caren-cluster-photo_origOrdinary citizens are now contributing in extraordinary ways to the scientific enterprise.Β  On this episode, Caren Cooper discussed citizen science.

Go science! πŸ˜‰

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Posted by: grokscience | February 8, 2017

Food Fight

fac_jenkins_mckay-05_180The fight over GMO foods is more complicated than just the issue of their safety. On this episode, McKay Jenkins discussed the fight over GMO foods.

Throw the tomato! πŸ˜‰

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Posted by: grokscience | January 18, 2017

How to Clone a Mammoth

imagesThe field of “ancient DNA” is using molecular biology to open new vistas of understanding and holds an intriguing technological possibility: cloning an extinct species.Β  On this episode,Β Beth Shapiro discussed her book, How to Clone a Mammoth: The Science of De-Extinction.

Double helix! πŸ˜‰

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