Posted by: grokscience | September 21, 2022

American Demon

Eliot Ness is perhaps best known for his efforts to enforce prohibition laws in Chicago, but his efforts tracking down the American Jack the Ripper in Cleveland are less recounted.  On this episode, Daniel Stashower discussed his new book, American Demon.

Untouchable? 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | September 14, 2022

Trauma EMDR

Psychological trauma is often a debilitating condition for those who experience it, but therapies can often be ineffective.  Can EMDR therapy help alleviate these problems?  On this episode, Dr. Deborah Korn discussed her new book, Every Memory Deserves Respect.

Respect… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | September 7, 2022

Outgrowing Capitalism

Although capitalism has led to the creation of wealth across the globe, severe inequalities and inefficiencies remain in the system.  How can we rectify these problems?  On this episode, Marco Dondi discussed his new book, Outgrowing Capitalism.

More veggies… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | August 31, 2022

Disinformation

In the information age, disinformation has become a pernicious issue that has overtaken the digital landscape.  How do we identify and handle disinformation? On this episode, Donald Barclay discussed his new book, Disinformation.

What’s that? 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | August 24, 2022

Mindreader

Is it possible to tell what someone is really thinking?  How can you tell if someone is lying to you?  On this episode, Dr. David J. Lieberman discussed his new book, Mindreader.

Pick a card… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | August 17, 2022

Existential Physics

The big questions of existence continue to be investigated by many areas of science.  What does physics tell us about existence?  On this episode, Dr. Sabine Hossenfelder discussed her new book, Existential Physics.

To be, or… ; )

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Posted by: grokscience | August 10, 2022

Light Life

Changes to the global environment will require innovative solutions, perhaps even involving novel applications of photosynthesis.  On this episode, Dr. Raffael Jovine discussed his book, How Light Makes Life.

Flip the switch… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | August 3, 2022

Green Deal

The changes to the global environment will require addressing economic, scientific, and social justice issues.  On this episode, Eric Davidson discussed his new book, Science for a Green New Deal.

Green society… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | July 27, 2022

Taskforce 714

Throughout the history of warfare, rapidly adapting and utilizing new technologies has been key to success.  On this episode, Dr. Richard Schultz discussed his book, Transforming US Intelligence for Irregular War.

Battleships? 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | July 20, 2022

Dream Existence

Although the nature of reality may appear to be solidly constructed, our conscious experiences may arise from other fundamental properties of nature.  On this episode, Dr. Howard Eisenberg discussed his book, Dream It to Do It.

Blue pill… 😉

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