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Arizona Science explores the latest scientific research and technological innovations taking place in Southern Arizona and at the University of Arizona. Catch Arizona Science each Friday during Science Friday on NPR 89.1.
What does the word “meme” have to do with evolutionary biology? And why do we call it “Spanish flu” when it was never Spanish? Science Diction is a podcast about words—and the science stories within them. If you like your language with a side of science, Science Diction has you covered. Brought to you by Science Friday and WNYC Studios.
Opinionated Science is Technology Networks’ homemade podcast, where our team of scientists-turned-journalists cut out the chewy jargon and serve up slices of the most fascinating stories from the world of science. Expect a new Opinionated Science every other Friday.
New York Times best-selling novelist Scott Sigler gives away all of his stories as free, serialized audiobooks. Described as "Stephen King meets Michael Crichton meets Chuck Palahniuk," Scott's stories of hard-science horror will have you tapping a vein as you Jones for next week's fix. Subscribe to hear major-release hardcover novels read by the author, as well as short fiction and the "FridayFix," a random piece of weekly nonsense. For more info on the author, visit http://www.scottsigler.com
TLMP breaks down the science of winning in high performance sport - especially soccer. Expert guests join Julia - chief at White Lion Performance - to share stories and make complicated themes simple and adaptable for players and practitioners alike. Topics include neuroscience, sport psychology, rehabilitation and injury, strength and conditioning, coaching, personal development, and more. There are no secrets. English episodes release on Fridays. Folgen auf Deutsch werden einmal im Monat e ...
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Kay and Taz rewatch Farscape. One episode a week, posted on Fridays. We talk about our favorite moments and break down characterization and plots. Listen to two fans analyze what makes this beloved hit one of television's most iconic science fiction shows.
Economics Detective Radio is a podcast about markets, ideas, institutions, and all things related to the field of economics. Episodes consist of long-form interviews and are generally released on Fridays. Topics include economic theory, economic history, the history of thought, money, banking, finance, macroeconomics, public choice, business cycles, health care, education, international trade, and anything else of interest to economists, students, and serious amateurs interested in the scien ...
Washington journalists from print, wire services, and broadcast media discuss the top news stories of the week. Drawing on their contacts and sources at the White House, Capitol Hill and elsewhere, our panel of journalists provide unique insights and analysis that go beyond the headlines and give listeners the "inside" story on what they see and hear in the news. Subscribe to a Podcast of the show Broadcast Schedule Issues in the News is broadcast on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. You can a ...
BOINC Radio is a participatory podcast hosted on the BOINC Network Discord server (linked below). This means you, listener, help guide the direction of each episode! Every Friday at 4pm EST your friendly hosts bring topics for everyone to discuss. Topics can range from BOINC, science, and distributed computing news to network theory to interesting anecdotes. To participate, all you need to do is join the BOINC Network Discord server and take part in the live recording every Friday at 4pm EST ...
St. Louis on the Air creates a unique space where guests and listeners can share ideas and opinions with respect and honesty. Whether exploring issues and challenges confronting our region, discussing the latest innovations in science and technology, taking a closer look at our history or talking with authors, artists and musicians, St. Louis on the Air host Sarah Fenske brings you the stories of St. Louis and the people who live, work and create in our region.
Come celebrate Fridays with T.G.I.F. Radio to give a toast to the weekend and discuss some of the hottest topics around the country. The show is hosted by Chondon & Chris James; an unlikely duo consisting of a Computer Science nerd and a free spirited loose cannon. You will definitely appreciate their presence.
Are you obsessed with ascending to the top of your field, optimizing your health, and cultivating a prosperous life? We’re obsessed with helping you get there. Welcome to H.V.M.N. By interviewing leading health experts, analyzing the latest scientific literature, and meticulously self-experimenting, Silicon Valley CEO Geoffrey Woo explores the limits of human performance & health. What's the evidence behind today's hottest nutritional strategies, such as the ketogenic diet? Is there a benefi ...
Cell Robotics, in conjunction with CellUnited.com, welcomes our resident informatic Jennifer Doe as she delivers the latest in drone, robotics, cognitive science and wearable technology news. Want your segment to be read on our show? Tweet @fmethods for more information. You'll enjoy "Today in Drone news..." if you like: technology, sci-fi, science, news, ambient, space, NASA, military, defense, action, adventure, science fiction, futurists, neo, nu-media, transmedia, Wired, electronics, gad ...
This account is no longer in use. I did 2 hours a night 5 nights a week for two years but then suspended the show for a year. I am now using Here Be Monster's account and am only doing a 2 hour weekly show. Midnight Pacific Wed mornings (Tuesday night if you prefer) If you want to contact me please do so on my Facebook page called "The Pinko the Bear Show" Or at my new network/website www.thecommonsprojectnetwork.com where you can find tons of lefty leftist shows;) Cheers. Cheers and Solidar ...
Intense rainfall and flooding killed hundreds and displaced more around the world this week. Why climate change means we can expect even more.โดย Daniel Peterschmidt
Billions Of Sea Creatures, Lost To Heat Waves A couple weeks ago, the Pacific Northwest saw record-breaking temperatures. News coverage captured countless people suffering, and dying, during triple-digit heat the region had never seen before. Portland and Seattle reached their highest temperatures ever recorded. Canada set a new record for the high…
In this episode of the talk show, both Strayed and local actor Michelle Hand join us to discuss the upcoming St. Louis premiere and its particular resonances during the challenging COVID-19 era.
St. Louis University Sociology Professor Elizabeth Chiarello outlines ways the state should spend the $450 million it will get from a lawsuit against manufacturers and distributors of addictive opioid painkillers.
Quentin has given Gredok the Splithead the gender-changing gibbeljuwance hormone. Now, all wait to see if Gredok lives or dies. While they do, Cillian shows Quentin something that threatens to alter the course of history. Written and Narrated by Scott Sigler Produced by AB Kovacs Production Assistance by Allie Press Engineered by Steve Riekeberg Co…
Issues in the News moderator Kim Lewis talks with VOA senior diplomatic correspondent, Cindy Saine, and senior reporter for Marketplace, Nancy Marshall-Genzer, about growing congressional challenges on infrastructure, police reform, COVID-19 and the economy facing the Biden administration, the ramifications of a widespread cyber-attack on Microsoft…
The cherished community gathering place and watering hole is closing at the end of this month, with husband-and-wife owners Sherri Lucas and Bob Putnam convinced it’s time to begin a new chapter in their lives.
Recent changes to NCAA's regulation on name, image and likeness has allowed for athletes across the nation to capitalize on the new publicity. One Mizzou football player shares how he has made a name for himself.
The promise of blockchain, a decentralized database technology, has drawn attention for years. But what can it really do?โดย Daniel Peterschmidt
Scientists from the agency say their assessments were altered to downplay the health risks of chemicals.โดย Daniel Peterschmidt
In the documentary 'Fathom,' two scientists explore the complex communication of humpback whales.โดย Daniel Peterschmidt
The U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Vivek Murthy, talks about the COVID-19 pandemic, and beyond.โดย Daniel Peterschmidt
Flooding Worldwide Fits Climate Change Models While the western United States is burning again this summer, other parts of the world are drowning. Germany, Belgium, and China saw floods this week after intense rainstorms that dropped many inches of rain in matters of hours, killing hundreds and displacing thousands. In Turkey and Nigeria, less dead…
University of Arizona music professor and neuroscientist Molly Gebrian is studying how the brain responds to learning through repetition.
The new hour-long episode of "In Their Words," set to premiere on Nine PBS at 7 p.m. July 27, features everyone from Berry's widow and children to musician Keith Richards St. Louis developer Joe Edwards.
Fresh off her first year as an undergrad at Oklahoma City University, Scott impressed Blue Strawberry owner Jim Dolan with her performance at an open mic night earlier this summer. On July 29, she's putting on a full show.
Matthew Mahaffey, St. Louis district defender for the Missouri State Public Defender, explains how problems at the St. Louis Circuit Attorney's Office are affecting his clients — and harming Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner's reform agenda.
The Rev. C.T. Vivian was a confidant of Martin Luther King Jr. and a man who played a pivotal role in desegregating lunch counters, buses and beaches. In this encore presentation of our March 2021 conversation with him, co-author Steve Fiffer discusses Vivian's legacy and his early years in Boonville, Missouri, and Macomb, Illinois.…
Abolitionist newspaper editor Elijah Lovejoy became the first American journalist slain for his work when he was murdered by a pro-slavery mob in 1837 Alton. In this encore presentation of an April 2021 conversation, we talk with journalist Ken Ellingwood about Lovejoy's life and times.
Illinois begins winding down its eviction moratorium on Aug. 1. Bob Palmer, policy director for Housing Action Illinois, shares resources residents can tap into for financial and housing assistance.
The Missouri Explorers program was crafted to celebrate the Show Me State's bicentennial — and encourages residents and tourists alike to travel by offering a series of challenges. Karen Meirink of Explore St. Louis shares some highlights.
Matt Meacham of Illinois Humanities delves into two exhibitions currently touring the state: the Smithsonian's “Voices and Votes: Democracy in America” and the “Illinois Freedom Project.”
Tennessee Williams lived in St. Louis longer than anywhere else -- and the city exerted a powerful hold on his imagination. Washington University professor Henry I. Schvey discusses that sometimes toxic relationship and his new book about Williams, "Blue Song"
St. Louis on the Air checks in with representatives from the Factory in Chesterfield and Maryland Heights' St. Louis Music Park — and local musician and talent booker John Henry shares his sense of what this means for the region's music scene.
Quentin and Gredok's rivalry has raged for years. Gredok ratted on Quentin to the Creterakian Empire, exposing the true size of the CoQB, which led to Quentin's arrest — and torture — in the Borehole. Now that Quentin has Gredok held captive, what must Quentin do to clear his name? And, what must he do to the gangster to protect his future, his lif…
Issues in the News moderator Kim Lewis talks with VOA Congressional correspondent Katherine Gypson and correspondent for Marketplace Kimberly Adams about the ongoing battle between Democrats and Republicans over voting rights legislation, what's next after Senate Democrats agree to a $3.5 trillion human infrastructure package, the impact of the cri…
Naomi Shihab Nye went to Central Elementary School in Ferguson and Wash U is welcoming her with with a virtual homecoming on Saturday.
Benjamin Hochman, sports columnist for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, shares his take on the Cardinals run in the MLB season so far and whether the team may decide to trade players before the deadline on July 30.
People getting seriously ill from COVID-19 in the U.S. are overwhelmingly from unvaccinated populations.โดย Daniel Peterschmidt
Songbirds from the mid-Atlantic to Indiana are suffering from an illness that causes swollen eyes, neurological symptoms, and death.โดย Daniel Peterschmidt
Sweat gives us so much more than a smell, thanks to the cool chemistry of this vital bodily fluid.โดย Daniel Peterschmidt
Supernova expert Sarafina Nance explains a new theory for why red giant star Betelgeuse abruptly went dark in 2019.โดย Daniel Peterschmidt
Missouri drivers will soon have to start paying a higher gas tax. It’s been called an overdue increase needed to repair crumbling roads and bridges. But others think it's an unfair tax on the population.
Songbirds Suffer Mystery Illness From The East Coast To The Midwest The reports started in late May: Songbirds in Washington, D.C. and neighboring regions were being found dead, often with swollen and crusty eyes. In the days that followed, similar sightings came from many states, including Kentucky, Virginia, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. Now, the…
Research For New Battery Technology Is Gaining Steam As countries around the world set their goals for decarbonizing their economies, it’s becoming clear that batteries may play a pivotal role in smoothing out the peaks and valleys of solar and wind power productions, as well as driving a shift to electric vehicles, and providing power for other pa…
In this episode, the team is joined by Ben Southwell, an Assistant Professor at Lake Superior State University. We explore the world of cannabis potency testing, from start up laboratories to growers and extractors and take a look at how to select the right instruments for your needs. Opinionated Science is Technology Networks’ homemade podcast, wh…
In this episode, the team take a look at a new study that suggests the "Hygiene Hypothesis" - that early exposure to some microorganisms protects against allergic disease - might be in need of a cleanup. They also detail some findings on the psychedelic drug psilocybin and its effects on the connections of the mammalian brain. Not to be missed! Rea…
University of Arizona Neurology professor Katalin Gothard (GO-tard) says the isolation that comes with COVID-19 especially impacts our sense of touch.
Harman Moseley has seen plenty of evolution in the film exhibition industry since he got his start in it in August 1977. But he calls the onslaught of streaming services and a global pandemic, combined, a paradigm shift.
Biogen’s new Alzheimer's drug is controversial — but it’s still in demand.
St. Louis-based filmmakers joined St. Louis on the Air to talk about their newest film "Liberty", which was shot in in south St. Louis and Troy, Illinois.
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker's latest clean energy plan would phase out coal-burning plants by 2035. Environmentalists are optimistic, but some city leaders are skeptical.
The new documentary "Rural Children in Crisis: Access to Missouri Oral Care" highlights disparities in dental care for children in rural Missouri — and what needs to be done to prevent young kids from experiencing tooth decay.
Guest host Rod Milam explores an exhibit at the Missouri Botanical Garden called "Grafting the Grape: American Grapevine Rootstock in Missouri and the World."
Guest host Rod Milam talks with Isabelle Heidbreder, the executive director of Alliance Française de St. Louis in advance of Bastille Day.
Communications specialist Brianne Zwiener with the Jefferson County Health Department delves into how the county is navigating the pandemic.