Posted by: grokscience | October 21, 2020

Meteorites

The natural history of the earth and solar system can be surprisingly gleaned from the study of meteorites. On this episode, Dr. Tim Gregory discussed his new book, Meteorite: How Stones From Outer Space Made Our World.

Wish upon a star… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | October 14, 2020

Bones

Bones may be some of the most remarkable biological structures in our bodies, but few may stop to realize their many functions. On this episode, Dr. Roy A. Meals discussed his book, Bones: Inside and Out.

Better inside? 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | October 7, 2020

Immortality Key

Did the early Christian church inherit a psychedelic Eucharist from the Greeks? What evidence exist from the historical record and archeological chemistry? On this episode, Brian C. Muraresku discussed his new book, The Immortality Key.

Choose wisely… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | September 30, 2020

Pediatric Advances

Through advances in modern medicine and public health, infant mortality has been largely relegated to the past. On this episode, Dr. Perri Klass discussed how science and medicine gave children a future.

They are the future… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | September 23, 2020

AI Countdown

Artificial intelligence has expanded greatly, such that it has reshaped the modern world. What is the future of AI? On this episode, Michael Kanaan discussed his book, T-Minus AI.

Ready to launch… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | September 16, 2020

Modern Madness

Mental health issues often hides in the darkness, but what can be done to increase understanding and awareness of mental health? On this episode, Terri Cheney discussed her book, Modern Madness: An Owner’s Manual.

Power reset… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | September 9, 2020

Psychological Reckoning

The internal narratives that form a basis for personality psychology may be a factor that distinguishes the 45th President of the United States. On this episode, Prof. Dan McAdams discusses his new book, The Strange Case of Donald J. Trump: A Psychological Reckoning.

Where is my mind… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | September 2, 2020

Rebel Cell

Cancer is perhaps the oldest and most formidable disease that has plagued human history. How are new theoretical advances improving our understanding of how to treat cancer? On this episode, Kat Arney discussed her new book, Rebel Cell.

Rise up… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | August 26, 2020

Synchronicity

PaulHalpern1-214x300Of the many phenomena in quantum mechanics, perhaps none is as strange as quantum entanglement. What does this imply for the physical laws of the natural world as we know it? On this episode, Dr. Paul Halpern discussed his new book, Synchronicity.

Totally entangled… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | August 19, 2020

Self Reg

Screen-Shot-2016-06-13-at-10.59.59-AMHow can a society be justly organized? Does it depend on the ability of the citizenry to self regulate? On this episode, Dr. Stuart Shanker discussed his new book, Reframed: Self Reg for a Just Society.

Get a grip… 😉

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