The amazing secret story of bacteria will astound you. From deep sea clams and worms who thrive on a symbiotic relationship to the potential to battle climate change with these microrganisms. Listen as Dr KT Scott explains the Martha Stewart microbiology of the ever underestimated, sometimes unfairly criminalized, incredibly resourceful bacteria.Read More
Astrophysicist Doug Gobeille, an old friend of ours, joins us over drinks to talk super massive black holes, Neil Degrasse Tyson, and dumpster-diving for science. If you like the sound of that and have been wondering what the heck string theory's all about – this is the episode for you!Read More
Listen in as Professor Philip Maini sits with the 2Scientists crew to enjoy home-made food, too much wine, and to tell us how cell signals may just hold the secret to revealing a lot about how and why our cells behave the way they do.Read More
Learn about how nematodes attacking potatoes led Dr Alexander Anderson to apply math to cancer research. Sandy is the chair of the Integrated Mathematical Oncology department at Moffitt Cancer Research Center, and he brings biologists, clinicians, experimentalists and mathematicians together in the fight against cancer.Read More
Learn about Swarm Intelligence from Simon Garnier, a scientist studying the behavior of insects in colonies. These amazing creatures organize and coordinate among thousands of members seemingly without effort. By studying the organizational patterns of these swarms, we can learn how to better organize things in the human realm.Read More
Shipwreck explorer, deep sea enthusiast, conservationist... Marine Biologist Michael Barnette is the adventuring scientist we all dreamed of growing up to be. He even has his own Wikipedia page! Listen in as he tells us about the mysteries he's uncovered at sea.Read More
Mel Rodgers is a volcanologist who studies the earthquakes generated by volcanoes, in order to better predict potential eruptions. Mel's work requires her to spend a lot of time in close proximity to volatile, active volcanoes - even sacrificing her favorite sweater to collect a sample of rock from a lava flow. Can't handle the heat? Get out of the volcano... and listen to Mel's story in this podcast.
Many thanks to the hospitality of The Fly Bar Tampa.
And many more thanks to the talented and handsome Mathew Halpern for the music featured in this podcast. You can find more of his music here and here. You can follow Mathew on Twitter as @MathewHalpern for news and updates.Read More