Posted by: grokscience | July 11, 2018

Hormone History

220px-Randi_Hutter_Epstein,_MDHormones control just about everything in our bodies, but the scientific study of hormones has a long and sordid history. On this episode, Dr. Randi Hutter Epstein discussed the history of hormones.

Eh? 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | July 4, 2018

Gombe Ghosts

indexThe famous discoveries made by the investigators at Jane Goodall’s campsite in Gombe were perhaps made possible by Ruth Davis. Who was she and what happened to her? On this episode, Dr. Dale Peterson discussed the Ghosts of Gombe.

Aliens? 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | June 27, 2018

Visual Search

Can you search what you see? Hardware and software improvements are enabling a new way for us to see the world. On this program, Kavita Bala joins us to talk about visual search and what it means for consumers and future of AR/VR.

Don’t be evil! 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | June 20, 2018

Arctic Mystery

AVT_Lawrence-Millman_6352Technology often comes into conflict with nature. How has technology changed how we interact with the world? On this episode, Lawrence Millman discussed issues in his book: At The End of the World.

Turtles all the way down… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | June 13, 2018

Quench

0Optimal hydration is important for our bodies to function properly, but are there sources of water that are more hydrating than others. On this episode, Gina Bria discussed the importance of hydration and the fourth phase of water.

Water! 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | June 6, 2018

Jaws

paul-ehrlichCan poor jaw development lead to disorders like sleep disturbances? On this episode, Dr. Paul Ehrlich discussed the hidden epidemic of poor jaw development.

Don’t go in the water… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | May 30, 2018

Heredity

Carl_Zimmer_S8I0005Heredity is often taught as a straightforward biological concept involving one gene and one trait, but all of the factors involved in heredity are more complicated. On this episode, Carl Zimmer discussed heredity.

He’s not heavy… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | May 23, 2018

Anger Management

Bernard Golden NewAnger may be one of the most difficult emotions to manage, but how can we manage healthy and destructive anger? On this episode, Bernard Golden discussed anger management.

Hulk smash… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | May 16, 2018

Think Tank

220px-DJQLindenUncovering the mysteries of the brain is an ongoing endeavor. So, what do we really know about the brain? On this episode, Dr. David Linden discussed these issues in the new book, Think Tank.

Where is my mind? 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | May 9, 2018

Dinosaur History

Brusatte_Edinburgh_Mug_Shot_1Dinosaurs have long captivated the public imagination, but how much do we really know about their history? On this episode, Dr. Steve Brusatte discussed the rise and fall of the dinosaurs.

Dinosaur, roar… 😉

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