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Steaming Piles of Science

Dec 18, 2017

What is evolution? What drives changes in species? What are current day examples of adaptations? Listen to Dr. Mark McPeek from Dartmouth College explain the simple and complicated details of evolution.

Dec 12, 2017

This episode is a full discussion of current STI testing, advice on how often to get tested, and treatments of common STIs. Turns out - a lot of STIs are curable! Her message is to get tested, and get tested often! The technology is quick and much more advanced than ever before. We even talk about the history of STIs...

Dec 3, 2017

Dr. Olivera is a renowned scientists with discoveries credited to his name in the field of DNA enzymes and, the topic of today's episode, cone snail toxins. Luckily, as Dr. Olivera explains in the interview at the end of his seminar, you have to really perturb the little guys to get stung as a human. That being said,...

Nov 29, 2017

This episode is our coverage of the October science pub about climate change. The experts discuss the current state of agriculture, where your food comes from, and some of the problems we face in feeding all the people in the world. In the Q&A section we hear about GMOs and bumble bees. Listen up and learn about where...

Nov 20, 2017

This episode is a gem. We talk with Dr. Khokhar about the "chicken and the egg" problem with marijuana and schizophrenia. We also get to Ritalin in children, legalization of drugs, and much more. We hope you enjoy and be sure to leave comments or questions on our website or Facebook page!