Month: June 2015

004: Are Children Born Scientists?

We romanticize childhood in so many ways. For example, we look at our children and see little scientists. After all, they’re naturally curious and they even conduct basic experiments that help them to understand their surroundings.

003: The Distractingly Sexy Episode

In praise of a new generation. A rat forelimb has been grown in the lab! Lovely! Tossing and turning ain’t so good for your heart. President Obama signs into existence the Greater Farallones Marine Sanctuary. Genetic mutation found to block prion disease in tribe that once practiced ritual cannibalism. And good sir knight, you’re an asshole.

002: Because Science

Okay, a paleontologist announces discovery of a dinosaur and proposes marriage in same paper. What if the answer is “no”? Do you request the journal retract the paper? Learn the answer to this and so much more in today’s awesome episode!

001: Science and Poetry

It’s my pleasure to introduce to you our new host Sophie McManus! Also, we have JD prattling on about science and poetry, as well as the Blue Streak Science News, and the A***ole of the Week!