There may have been times in the history of our moon in which it could have sustained liquid water and microbial life.
Brüssel: Tomaten aus der größten Dachfarm Europas
Heißzeit: Die Studie enthält zwar aus wissenschaftlicher Sicht nicht viel Neues, aber sie ist eine wichtige Analyse und eine Warnung. Kommentar
SoT 305: Dolphins Doing Backflips https://scienceontop.com/305 The longest lunar eclipse in 18 years gave viewers in much of the world a stunning spectacle - a blood red moon. Radar data from the Mars Express probe has revealed a large lake of liquid water beneath the red planet's surface. CRISPR is a defence mechanism used by bacteria against viruses. And it's pretty good - but it has one major weakness that viruses exploit. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and Yale University have now made a significant breakthrough - by using gene editing to treat a genetic condition in utero. In mice. Dr Jurgen Otto loves peacock spiders - a lot. And his passion has let him on a journey through southern Western Australia in search of a tiny (but cute) spider he saw 23 years ago. This episode contains traces of Journalist Simone Boyce discussing the lunar eclipse with Dr. Jackie Faherty and Hanneke Weitering on NBC's "Space is Awesome" live stream. https://scienceontop.com/305
Science is everywhere, even in the words we use.
Discover new ways we’re exploring our universe. Bill Nye the Science Guy and comic co-host Iliza Shlesinger answer fan-submitted Cosmic Queries about LightSail 1 and 2, artificial intelligence, Breakthrough StarShot, and much more. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/the-state-of-space-exploration-now-with-bill-nye/ Photo Credit: Josh Spradling / The Planetary Society, via Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License.
States across the country are holding public hearings on what to do about contamination with a class of persistent chemicals known as PFAS.
This week, the world’s first IVF baby turned 40. The procedure has come a long way since 1978, and more than 6 million IVF babies have now been born. But should we be concerned about the rising numbers of fertility treatments? And are we becoming less fertile? Hannah Devlin investigates
We rely on metal to power our daily lives. The good news is, Canada is one of the world’s largest producers of this vital material. However, balancing that productivity with the obligation to protect our increasingly fragile environment is a challenge that leaves Canadian miners and environmentalists grappling. Professor Kim Baines from the Department of Chemistry joins Western Science Speaks to discuss metal’s national importance, the common mining and separation techniques, and how chemists approach the obstacle of assembling an environmentally friendlier mining process.
Researchers with the U.S. Forest Service say social media can help them predict smoke dangers in areas not routinely monitored for air quality.
SciFri followed a biologist on a hunt for New York pigeons.
Warum ist es in Städten besonders heiß?
Mevagissey Fisherman John Arthur tells Kevin Wadland about his life and times at sea.
We talk to Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, the pediatrician who first proved that Flint’s kids were exposed to lead about her new book What the Eyes Don't See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City. Links: https://inquiring.show/episodes/2018/4/1/171-siddhartha-roy-the-science-behind-the-flint-water-crisis
This week, we're talking about weapons: both the ones that evolve in nature, and those created by humanity. We'll talk about the arms races that spur the development of horns and claws, warships and nuclear weapons, with Doug Emlen, Professor in the Division of Biological Sciences at the University of Montana, and author of "Animal Weapons: The Evolution of Battle."
Charlotte Willis chats with Plymouth's Deputy Lord Mayor, Cllr Chris Mavin
Episode 54 features Tabi Taliwaku Kalisa, program manager of NASA's Small Business Programs, who shares how NASA helps small businesses to get involved in space exploration and scientific discovery by working with them from the spark of an idea to literally being a part of the space industry. This episode was recorded on May 15, 2018.
Are you concerned about the impact rapidly advancing AI technology on your privacy, wealth and our democracy? If so, you need to hear from Dr. Dan Lizotte from the Department of Computer Science at Western University. Dan joins the podcast to dispel the evil-robot narrative, talk about his medical AI research and illuminate the life-saving upside that robots can contribute to the health of Canadians in the very near future.
A conversation with the leadership of NASA's Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley, Center Director Eugene Tu and Deputy Center Director Carol Carroll. Transcript: https://www.nasa.gov/ames/nisv-podcast-ep100-eugene-tu-and-carol-carroll