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This week I interview Dr. Emily Monosson about her book Natural Defense: Enlisting Bugs and Germs to Protect Our Food and Health, and we talk about academia, changes in our society currently underway, and motherhood in the scientific world. Also, Robocoffee, and searching for technosignatures around distant planets. Oh, and some guy launched a car …
 
This week I had a long chat with Ira Pastor, CEO of Bioquark. We talked about their research into new treatments for disease, the importance of a good scientific process, and the challenge of translation, getting from the petri dish to mice to people. Also, a lesson the importance of looking back to past research…
 
This week I have an interview with Austin Miller of Craft Crickets (crackcrickets.com). We discuss the many benefits of eating insects and some of the details of how one farms crickets. Also, Asimov's 1953 vision of self-driving cars, and more news on Tabby's Star.저자 Sean Gill
 
This week I have an interview with Steve McKeon from the U of O. We talk about blockchain and bitcoin, what it is, what people are doing with it, and why you should pay attention. Please see the show notes for a number of links to recent news. Also, genetic engineering a skin replacement to fight a deadly disease.…
 
This week I have a long interview I did a few weeks ago John Donovan. John is the Director of the MicroAnalytical Facility at the University of Oregon's CAMCOR, Center for Advanced Materials Characterization. I got a tour of the whole facility and we talked about all the different kinds of nanotechnology scanning and imaging done at the facility.…
 
This week I have an interview with astrophysicist Steve Kilston of Interstellar Consultants. One of Steve's projects is a practical and well thought out 500 year plan for building a ship that could take us to another star system. This is not pie-in-the-sky stuff, this is grounded in practical knowledge. Also, Australia gets its own space agency.…
 
This week we enter the tiny world of nanotechnology. An introduction to what it is, and where it's being used in our lives right now. Also, gene editing breakthrough, and NASA asteroid tracking. Some links: https://www.universetoday.com/136642/impending-asteroid-flyby-will-chance-test-nasas-planetary-defense-network/ https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08…
 
This week I speak at length with Oregon State University PhD candidate Josh Fishler. We talk all things nuclear including new tech and why it's not the bogeyman.Believe it or not, it will be needed for a carbon neutral future, and for a journey to the stars. And we talk about perspective and context and how humans are bad at it.…
 
I went to the local March for Science today in Eugene. The starting point was on the U of O campus, and there was a great turnout. There was also a good diversity in the crowd. I took my portable mic for my phone and talked to a few people, from students and teachers, to astronomers and parents. Science is for everyone, not just lab techs. Listen t…
 
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