Parenting is a daunting task, but separating science from pseudo-science in child rearing is even more challenging. On this episode, Dr. Stephen Hupp dispelled the great myths of child development.
Spare the rod… ;)
Advances in genomics are allowing us to see how a person’s DNA interacts with their environment and lifestyle to influence his or her health. On this episode, Dr. Eric Green discusses next-generation genomic technology and precision medicine.
What’s up doc? ;)
That male and female brains are wired differently is simultaneously well-accepted and controversial. In his work, Dr. Ruben Gur, Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, has studied functional and anatomical sex differences in the brain. On this episode, we discuss his findings and what they mean for the way we think and how we interact.
Men are from…? ;)
End of life care is rarely discussed, although it is perhaps one of the most important conversations that one must have. On this episode, Dr. Angelo Volandes discussed end-of-life medical care.
The undiscovered country… ;)
Professional football players today play a highly regulated game, but the toughest rules of all are the laws of physics. On this episode, Dr. Timothy Gay, professor of physics at the University of Nebraska, discusses the physics of football.
X-rays have come a long way. Since being recognized as the phenomena that led to the first first Nobel Prize in Physics, x-rays are widely used as a medical tool and to elucidate the structure of matter. On this program, Janos Hajdu and Thomas Eckberg, discuss the latest frontier in x-ray imaging.
These goggles do nothing! It burns! ;)
Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer mortality in American men, with 1 in 6 men being diagnosed in their lifetime. On this episode, Edwin Reyes tells us about the role of the androgen receptor, which senses and responds to testosterone, in circulating tumor cells. He’ll discuss the implications for potential therapies as well as our understanding of the molecular basis for cancer.
Go hormones… ;)
Touch is a sensation that may be overlooked, but is essential to our development, everyday language, and emotional well-being. On this episode, Prof. David Linden discussed the neuroscience of touch.
Best out of five? ;)