Neil deGrasse Tyson’s exclusive, one-on-one conversation with Edward Snowden – via robot – concludes with a deeper dive into metadata, personal privacy and covert communications, before exploring pulsars and cosmic background radiation.
Kimberly Dunham-Snary discusses the long-term health considerations of gene therapy for mitochondrial diseases and David Grimm talks about the smell of death, Mercury crashing, and animal IQ. Hosted by Susanne Bard. [Image credit: Ben Gracewood CC BY-N…
Editor’s Audio Summary by Howard Bauchner, MD, Editor in Chief of JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, for the September 22/29, 2015 issue
Neil deGrasse Tyson chats with whistleblower Edward Snowden via robotic telepresence from Moscow. In Part 1, they discuss Isaac Newton, knowledge and learning, the Periodic Table, encryption and privacy, and much more.
Daniel Markovits discusses the preferences for fairness and equiality among potential future US leaders and David Grimm talks about finding fluorine’s origins, persistant lone wolves, and the domestiction of the chicken. Hosted by Sarah Crespi. [Image …
Editor’s Audio Summary by Phil Fontanarosa, MD, Executive Editor of JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, for the September 15, 2015 issue
A strange brew of poisons, parasites and infectious diseases is on tap at The Bell House when Neil deGrasse Tyson and Eugene Mirman welcome guests Mark Siddall, the Leech Guy, and comedians H. Jon Benjamin and Jessica Williams.
Seth Bordenstein discusses how our genes affect the composition of our microbiome, influencing our health, and David Grimm talks with Sarah Crespi about the origins of the Basque language, the benefits of being raised in a barn, and how some flying ant…
Editor’s Audio Summary by Preeti Malani, MD, Associate Editor of JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, for the September 8, 2015 issue
This study uses National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data collected between 1988-1994 and 1999-2012 to assess prevalence of and trends in total, diagnosed, and undiagnosed diabetes among adults in the United States.