Seed banks, rats, football and a Thanksgiving NASA disaster.
The makings of excellence, a plan to kill fewer birds and squid genes. Kelsie Anson guest hosts.
Bee venom, an ornithologist’s cross-country bike trip for birds and Black lives, penguin huddles and quantum physics. Kelsie Anson guest hosts.
Bricks, urban heat islands, stink chemistry and parasite conservation.
Interesting space sounds, millennials, underground cities and chestnut trees.
Mysterious eels and the perils of publishing. Interview with author David Parrish.
A space salvation, a Portuguese plant, a sea surprise and a religious riddle.
Bee probiotics, Twitter personality tests and cat hangouts.
The danger of Daylight Saving, the 2019 coronavirus, sustainable fashion and YouTube apologies.
Glass data storage, nail salon chemicals, self-feeding bacteria and safe airplane seats.
A science fight and picky eating. Interview with information scientist Jess Smith.
Starcraft 2, AI handwriting, early career failure and nonradioactive metals.
The Blob, bird song inception, and rats on wheels. Interview with chemist Kristina Vrouwenvelder.
Soil microbes, earthquakes, face masks and pollution. Interview with molecular biologist Giancarlo Bruni.
Information transfer, bacteria-cow hybrids and the effects of mouthwash on our blood pressure. Interview with biochemist Kelsie Anson.
Bananas, the genes that influence sexual experiences and bee brains. Interview with biochemist Tom Rivas.
Ancient bread, large telescopes and an infuriating paper on endometriosis. Interview with chemical engineer Max Levy.
Cat allergies, chem trails and polluted lakes. Interview with biochemist Jeff Cameron.
Toxoplasma in mice, ticks in the United States, and energy drinks in teens. Interview with climate scientists Daniel Palken and Joep van Dijk.
Space mold, big algae, devilish millennials and bugs. Interview with vaccine advocate Lindsay Diamond
Vampire birds, the persistence of Dr. Sarah Stewart, comedic computers and raccoon dogs. Interview with science policy experts Molly Dillon, Noemie Levy and Elle Celeste. Max Levy guest hosts.
Plastic, aliens and stressed out dogs. Interview with molecular biologist Atma Ivancevic.
Birds, fake!Bacteria, bones and snakes. Interview with science policy advocate Charli Fant.
Pokémon, Beowolf, regular wolves and bees. Interview with science writer Ed Yong(!).
Twins, billboards, trash and quakes — but TWIST: they’re all in space! Interview with space suit engineer Abhi Boppana.
Cats who know their names, mosquitos who don’t like Skrillex and fungi that don’t respond to drugs. Interview with author Beth Gardiner.
Refrigeration, natural painkillers and the frog-pocalypse. Interview with mechanical engineer Kaitlin McCreery.
Graycen hosts a rousing game of two science facts and a science lie.
Tampons, Alzheimer’s and parchment. Interview with molecular biologist Justin Brumbaugh.
Mosquitos on diets, blood on shrouds and germs on tissues. Interview with spider biologist Dr. Paula Cushing,
Poaching, the pill and particle physics. It’s P soup! Interview with systems biologist Arjun Raj.
Cricket terrorists, magnets (how do they work?), blue teeth and weird injections. Interview with scientists and podcasters Jorge Nicolas Hernandez Charpak and Andrea Marton Menendez.
Space babies, fire ants, cheating robots, and James Watson (sigh).
Cute aggression, eavesdropping viruses and plants on wheels. Interview with climate scientist Ryan Harp.
CRISPR babies and the evolution of birth canals. Interview with computational biologist Orit Peleg.
Turkey snoods, child-eating birds, sweet potatoes and more. Amanda Grennell is a bonus host.
Flu-fighting llamas and a stem cell scandal. Interview with materials chemist James Utterback.
Space, skeletons, unconventional reproduction and love. Interview with cosmobiologist Graham Lau.
Dark personalities, jellyfish and long, boring talks. Interview with ecologist Pacifica Sommers.
Cannibalism, bones, mosquitos and more bones. Plus, a science game show.
Glamorous spiders, ‘shroom microdosing, concrete batteries and blood. Interview with science radio stars Joe Palca and Maddie Sofia.
Roman roads and fancy foxes. Interview with beekeepers Zac Holmes and Jeff Stehlin.
Leeches, sharks, imposter marijuana and a geological controversy. Interview with neuroscientist and molecular biologist Zoe Donaldson.
Spiders, butterflies, kissing bugs and the powerhouse of the cell. Interview with chemical enginees Tom Aunins and biochemist Dilara Batan.
The marshmallow test, fairy circles, music and smart bees. Interview with chemical engineer Max Levy.
Cow farts and free will. Interview with biblical scholar Sam Boyd.
Deadly hippo poop, a soap-operatic biotechnology start-up and a Wikipedia citation analysis. Interview with mathematician Izzy Aguiar.
The triumphs and failings of personal genomics.
A new blue dye, the Gaia space probe’s data dump and weird moles. Interview with biochemist and moviegoer Kelsie Anson.
Plastic-eating bacteria, ocean currents, Ryan Zinke and ostracod penises. Interview with chemist Zach Decker and chemical engineer Max Levy.