Posted by: grokscience | October 25, 2017

Anthrozoology

medium-88445The human need to have pets continues, despite their declining utilitarian value. On this episode, John Bradshaw discussed the animals among us.

What about Kermit? 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | October 18, 2017

Glyphosate

headshot_farGlyphosate, the active ingredient in Round-Up, has proven to be toxic to humans, yet it continues to be marketed. On this episode, Carey Gillam discussed the troubling cover-up of glyphosate.

Toxic avenger? 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | October 11, 2017

The Anthropocene

john-kress-carouselHumans are now the dominant driver of our planet’s change. Scientists call this the anthropocene. On this program, John Kress talks about what it means to live in the human era and the peril and hope of Earth’s future.

Put on the brakes… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | October 4, 2017

Quantum Labyrinth

PaulHalpern1-214x300Modern physics would likely not be the same without the work of Richard Feynman and John Wheeler. On this episode, Prof. Paul Halpern discussed their work in the quantum labyrinth.

Electron minotaur? 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | September 27, 2017

Alzheimer’s Solution

zT6wNGGBAlzheimer’s disease has become a major issue among the elderly, but how much of the progression of the disease is preventable through lifestyle choices? On this episode, Drs. Dean and Ayesha Sherzai discussed the Alzheimer’s Solution.

Do not go gently… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | September 20, 2017

Gut Microbiome

001Marie-A-PRINTING-200x300The gut is filled with a whole host of microbes that are essential for good health. On this episode, Dr. Marie Claire-Arietta discussed the gut microbiome.

Pepto? 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | September 13, 2017

Private Spaceflight

0apg5Z2WPrivate spaceflight is quickly becoming a reality, but how did the birth of this industry begin? On this episode, Julian Guthrie discussed how to build a spaceship.

Blast off! 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | September 6, 2017

Dog Cognition

berns_dog_scan_400x327What is it like to be a dog? Modern neuroscience may allow us to peer beyond the veil of how a dog perceives the world. On this episode, Dr. Gregory Berns discussed what it is like to be a dog.

Cat? 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | August 30, 2017

Quakeland

61glAz7y33L._UX250_Earthquake threats are not just limited to the pacific rim and have become more frequent due to human-induced seismic changes. On this episode, Kathryn Miles discussed earthquakes in America.

Shaken not stirred… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | August 16, 2017

Clean Economics

Joel-Solomon-Brick-wall-cropped-hi-res-1940x1293Although the invisible hand of economics may seem to be agnostic to the nature of industries supported, a change in the direction of capital may enable supporting clean industries. On this episode, Joel Solomon discussed the clean money revolution.

Dance, dance? 😉

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