Posted by: grokscience | July 22, 2015

Moore’s Law

indexGordon Moore has perhaps done more to revolutionize our modern world than any other scientist, but few may know about his achievements. On this episode, Arnold Thackray discussed the life and times of Gordon Moore.

Silicon chips, yum… ;)

LISTEN TO EPISODE

Posted by: grokscience | July 15, 2015

A Beautiful Question

330px-Nobel_Laureate_Frank_Wilczek_2007What do movie stars, ocean sunsets, and the fundamental laws of physics all have in common? On this episode, we discussed the concept of beauty with theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate Frank Wilczek. He explains how the universe embodies beautiful ideas and the ways this realization has affected his work.

In the eye of… ? ;)

LISTEN TO EPISODE

Posted by: grokscience | July 8, 2015

Chemistry of Aging

BelskyWhat exactly is aging? How do we measure it and does everyone age at the same rate? On this episode, Dan Bleksy answers these questions and what our appearances tell us about the age of our organs.

Count the rings… ;)

LISTEN TO EPISODE

Posted by: grokscience | July 1, 2015

Zen and the Art of Cytology

J. MuellerHow do we serve underserved populations?  On this episode, we discuss the experiences of Drs. Jeffrey Mueller and Allison Cavallo in their mission trips to Nigeria and other African countries where they guided head and neck surgeons as they provided high level care in underserved populations.

Yay, care! :)

LISTEN TO EPISODE

Posted by: grokscience | June 24, 2015

Unprocessed

MeganFoto_web-209x300Our food supply is so integral to our lives that few may notice the degree of processing involved.  On this episode, Megan Kimble discussed unprocessed foods.

Where’s my blender? ;)

LISTEN TO EPISODE

Posted by: grokscience | June 17, 2015

Girl Power

51K5fHzGn1L._UX250_Many advances in science have come from the contribution of women.  On today’s show, author and journalist Rachel Swaby joins us to discuss a few of the substantial contributions that women have made to science.

Power up! ;)

LISTEN TO EPISODE

Posted by: grokscience | June 10, 2015

The Elixir of Life

Img_111_286Chronic stress causes negative impacts to the brain but caffeine can help to mitigate these effects. On this program, Rodrigo Cunha discusses the relationship between caffeine, stress, emotions.

Tall of grande? ;)

LISTEN TO EPISODE

Posted by: grokscience | June 3, 2015

A.I. Economy

147dbc1Artificial intelligence and robotics will change the economy of the future.  On this episode, Kip Marlow discussed the economics of AI.

All hail the robot over lords… ;)

LISTEN TO EPISODE

Posted by: grokscience | May 27, 2015

Tomorrowland

StevenKotler1When will tomorrow come?  On today’s show, journalist and author Steven Kotler discusses how science fiction ideas have moved from the imagination of authors to real innovations that will impact our lives.

Just like Peter Pan… ;)

LISTEN TO EPISODE

Posted by: grokscience | May 20, 2015

The Future Earth

YTLEEThe countries of the world have not yet come to a global agreement on limiting the greenhouse gases that cause climate change. While technology will play a crucial role in addressing this grand challenge, how can innovations be developed appropriately in various developmental contexts while meeting the aspirations of humanity.  On this program, Nobel Laureate Yuan T. Lee discusses the Future Earth program and shares his thoughts on sustainability and science.

We are the world! ;)

LISTEN TO EPISODE

Older Posts »

Categories

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 73 other followers

%d bloggers like this: