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24 Feb 2017

New York Academy of Sciences Podcast

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The Academy brings you regular podcasts featuring cutting-edge research and science from New York City and beyond. Leading scientists tell their stories in a mixture of documentaries, interviews, and lectures. Visit www.nyas.org/podcast.

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    Finding the Nutritional Key to Longevity

    You see the headlines all the time linking nutrition to health and aging, but it's not so easy figuring out where the science is behind them. This podcast examines the connections between nutrition and longevity through the eyes of scientists researching the question.

  • Posted on 16 Feb 2017

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    A Cross-Fertilization of Ideas: 200 Years of the New York Academy of Sciences

    In this special podcast, learn about the stories that shaped the Academy's 200 year history. From the emergence of the Academy on a bustling street in downtown Manhattan of 1817 to the professionalization and expansion of the sciences through the 1800s. From our early efforts to help disseminate and share scientific research long before the internet to our efforts today to expand who has access to scientific careers around the globe.

  • Posted on 26 Jan 2017

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    The Face of Science: Mentors and Connections

    The Academy's After School STEM Mentoring program improves science education and brings science out of the lab and into the community by placing early-career STEM professionals in public middle schools to serve as mentors to students. This is the last podcast in a three-part series.

  • Posted on 22 Dec 2016

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    A Quantum State of Mind

    Are physicists on a path to upend some of the time-tested fundamental theories of physics? This podcast explores the interplay between quantum theory and general relativity, and how these phenomena may be exploited, from black holes to quantum computing.

  • Posted on 08 Dec 2016

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    The Face of Science: Teaching Teachers

    So many of our misconceptions about science come from where we first encountered them—the classroom. How can we do a better job of teaching science, both so we make sure we have a new generation of STEM professionals, but also a STEM-literate public? The second of the three-part series.

  • Posted on 17 Nov 2016

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