Goggles Optional

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Sinopsis

On Goggles Optional, scientists from Stanford University provide their professional yet humorous takes from the world of science. Join us as our hosts explore the significant news and discoveries of the week using a combination of wit, analogies, and words with less than four syllables. Dont worry, you dont need to be a scientist to listen. The Goggles are Optional!

Episodios

  • Episode 302: Asgard Archaea, Cuttlefish Vision, and Clinical Trial (Non)-Reporting

    Episode 302: Asgard Archaea, Cuttlefish Vision, and Clinical Trial (Non)-Reporting

    27/01/2020 Duración: 32min

    David, Carmen, and Kristen discuss a newly-cultured archaeon, depth perception in cuttlefish, and a recent investigation into reporting standards for clinical trials.

  • Episode 301: Heating Earth and Cooling Humans

    Episode 301: Heating Earth and Cooling Humans

    20/01/2020 Duración: 32min

    Nora, Emily, and Amanda talk about climate prediction models, moving maple trees, and humans getting cooler.

  • Episode 300: Dog-Gone Spectacular

    Episode 300: Dog-Gone Spectacular

    14/01/2020 Duración: 26min

    Carmen, Kristen, and Abhijit share our favorite new research about dogs to celebrate our 300th episode... or #2000th in dog-episodes.

  • Episode 298: Heavy metal pollution, sneaky bacteria, and Snowball Earth

    Episode 298: Heavy metal pollution, sneaky bacteria, and Snowball Earth

    16/12/2019 Duración: 41min

    Nicole interviews David Gonzalez about mercury exposure in the Amazon rainforest, Kristen tells us how bacteria disguise themselves in our body, and Courtney teaches us about Snowball Earth.

  • Episode 297: The Sleepy Winter Recap

    Episode 297: The Sleepy Winter Recap

    10/12/2019 Duración: 33min

    In this special episode, Katie gathers some of our favorite stories about sleep. Curl up under a warm blanket and prepare for some winter hibernation!

  • Episode 296: Naked Mole Surfer Tunes

    Episode 296: Naked Mole Surfer Tunes

    03/12/2019 Duración: 32min

    Kristen, Katie, and Rebecca talk about the naked mole rat immune system, the universality of music, and biomimicking bees in water.

  • Episode 295: Isotopes, Plastics, and Cryptocurrency

    Episode 295: Isotopes, Plastics, and Cryptocurrency

    27/11/2019 Duración: 32min

    Abhijit, Carmen, and Courtney discuss unstable isotopes and the human impact on the environment from both plastic pollution and cryptocurrency.

  • Episode 294: Ancient Roman DNA, inception loops, and scooping in science

    Episode 294: Ancient Roman DNA, inception loops, and scooping in science

    18/11/2019 Duración: 48min

    Nicole interviews Margaret Antonio and Hannah Moots about ancient Roman DNA; and Nicole, Nora, and Katie talk about the brain processing vision and getting scooped in science.

  • Episode 293: Beer Goggles Optional, The Chatty Edition

    Episode 293: Beer Goggles Optional, The Chatty Edition

    12/11/2019 Duración: 31min

    Carmen, Dave, and Kristen are joined by first time host David in a special Beer Goggles Optional all about science communication!

  • Episode 292: Exoplanets, Algorithms, and Extinctions

    Episode 292: Exoplanets, Algorithms, and Extinctions

    04/11/2019 Duración: 35min

    Courtney, Abhijit, and Kristen discuss the Nobel-winning search for other planets, racial bias in healthcare management algorithms, and theories on megafauna extinctions.

  • Episode 291: Halloween Live Show!

    Episode 291: Halloween Live Show!

    28/10/2019 Duración: 43min

    Hosts Amanda, Abhijit and Carmen are joined by Nora and Katie at the annual Goggles Optional Live Show! This special Halloween themed episode discusses the science behind the spook, including creepy crawlers, carnivorous plants, and vampire bats.

  • Episode 290: Fungi and Fungi

    Episode 290: Fungi and Fungi

    23/10/2019 Duración: 28min

    Amanda, Carmen, and Kristen talk about fungi with plants, fungi in the pancreas, and the geology of Machu Pichu.

  • Episode 289: Tuna, Hospital Rhythms,  Groundwater

    Episode 289: Tuna, Hospital Rhythms, & Groundwater

    14/10/2019 Duración: 36min

    Emily, Dave, and Amanda discuss the sustainability of tuna fishing, the unusual patterns of drug delivery in hospitals, and groundwater movement and contaminants.

  • Episode 288: Plague, genes, and quantum supremacy

    Episode 288: Plague, genes, and quantum supremacy

    08/10/2019 Duración: 34min

    Adam, Nicole, and Dave talk about new research on an old disease, how ultrasound can be used to study genetics, and what the recent quantum supremacy buzz really means.

  • Episode 287: Microbes, rocks, and lost cities

    Episode 287: Microbes, rocks, and lost cities

    30/09/2019 Duración: 38min

    Emily interviews the author of a paper linking the microbiome to ALS. Plus, Emily, Carmen and Rebecca talk about finding hidden rock bridges and lost cities.

  • Episode 286: Hide and seek, off target drugs, and natural killers

    Episode 286: Hide and seek, off target drugs, and natural killers

    24/09/2019 Duración: 30min

    Carmen, Kristen, Dave, and new host Katie talk about rats playing hide and seek, cancer drugs working in unexpected ways and the potential for NK cells in cancer therapies.

  • Episode 285: Mouthwash, Language, and Breakthrough Prizes

    Episode 285: Mouthwash, Language, and Breakthrough Prizes

    16/09/2019 Duración: 32min

    Emily, Abhijit, and Kristen discuss how mouthwash affects post-exercise blood pressure, the rate of information transfer across several languages, and the winners of the Breakthrough Prize in science.

  • Episode 284: Salty plants, touchy proteins and smoky lungs

    Episode 284: Salty plants, touchy proteins and smoky lungs

    04/09/2019 Duración: 30min

    Adam, Amanda and Nora chat about how to overcome salty soil in agriculture, a major protein involved in touch, and the rise of e-cigarettes.

  • Episode 283: Cats, nets, and the web of science

    Episode 283: Cats, nets, and the web of science

    26/08/2019 Duración: 28min

    Kristen, Dave, and Adam tell us about treating cat allergies, gallstone formation, and what happens when scientists cite themselves.

  • Episode 282: Toasty Eggs and T-cells

    Episode 282: Toasty Eggs and T-cells

    19/08/2019 Duración: 29min

    Abhijit, Emily, and Carmen are joined by new host Courtney to talk about how eggs can communicate, immune cells attacking immune cells, and arctic warming.

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