Science TalkAuthor: Scientific American
17 Nov 2018

Science Talk

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Science Talk is a weekly science audio show covering the latest in the world of science and technology. Join Steve Mirsky each week as he explores cutting-edge breakthroughs and controversial issues with leading scientists and journalists. He is also an articles editor and columnist at Scientific American magazine. His column, "Antigravity," is one of science writing's great humor venues. Also check our daily podcast from Scientific American : "60-Second Science." To view all of our archived podcasts please go to www.scientificamerican.com/podcast

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    A tour of Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx, N.Y., focuses on the geology of the landscape and the mausoleums.

  • Posted on 31 Oct 2018

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    Tinder for Cheetahs; and an Unusual Blindness

    Scientific American Assistant News Editor Tanya Lewis and Collections Editor Andrea Gawrylewski host a new podcast that takes a deeper look at short articles from the Advances news section of the magazine.

  • Posted on 18 Oct 2018

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    Better Living through Evolution: Nobel Prize in Chemistry

    Frances Arnold, George Smith and Gregory Winter shared the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for using evolutionary principles to create highly efficient enzymes and antibodies, with numerous practical applications.

  • Posted on 03 Oct 2018

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    Laser Advances That Changed Our Lives: Nobel Prize in Physics

    Arthur Ashkin, Gérard Mourou and Donna Strickland shared the Nobel Prize for finding ways to control and enhance laser light, leading to numerous common applications. 

  • Posted on 02 Oct 2018

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    Unleashing Immunity against Cancer: Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

    James P. Allison and and Tasuku Honjo shared the Nobel Prize for their discovery of inhibition of negative immune regulation, the basis of new drugs against cancer.

  • Posted on 01 Oct 2018

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