Latest Natural Sciences Podcast Episodes

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Feeding your gut bacteria: what we know about how gut bacteria influence health with Jessica McCann

Skype a Scientist Live - April 01, 2020 18:26 - 47 minutes ★★★★★ - 2 ratings
Feeding your gut bacteria: what we know about how gut bacteria influence health with Jessica McCann

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Black Holes with Jesse Shanahan

Skype a Scientist Live - April 01, 2020 15:19 - 49 minutes ★★★★★ - 2 ratings
We talked all about space, why it's awesome, and black holes!

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A guided 20 minutes of coherent breath (6/6 breathing)

Ciara's Wholly Aligned Podcast - April 01, 2020 13:00 - 22 minutes ★★★★★ - 1 rating
Ciara brings you a guided breath practise. Very useful for self-regulation and physiological recalibration. The breath has a profound impact on our emotions. This breath technique moves the body/mind into a safer state. During times of intense stress, this is so helpful. Be gentle in your explor...

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Eight Years to the Moon: The History of the Apollo Missions​ With Nancy Atkinson

Skype a Scientist Live - April 01, 2020 04:13 - 43 minutes ★★★★★ - 2 ratings
Eight Years to the Moon: The History of the Apollo Missions​ With Nancy Atkinson

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BATS with Kristen Lear

Skype a Scientist Live - April 01, 2020 01:00 - 43 minutes ★★★★★ - 2 ratings
We talked about everything from how bats fly to how they poop, echolocation to butt blankets. Buckle up, this one's a wild ride. 

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Primates with Michelle Rodrigues

Skype a Scientist Live - March 31, 2020 23:46 - 44 minutes ★★★★★ - 2 ratings
We talked about primates, evolution, hormones, poop, everything primates!

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Fossils with Sarah Sheffield

Skype a Scientist Live - March 31, 2020 23:38 - 45 minutes ★★★★★ - 2 ratings
We talked all about fossils with Sarah Sheffield!

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Gray Whales with Clara Bird

Skype a Scientist Live - March 31, 2020 23:28 - 45 minutes ★★★★★ - 2 ratings
We talked about Gray Whales and answered listener questions with Clara Bird!

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Skype a Scientist Book Club: Wanderers with Chuck Wendig

Skype a Scientist Live - March 31, 2020 17:36 - 46 minutes ★★★★★ - 2 ratings
Check our Chuck's Book Wanderers at his local book shop

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Pacman the Jaguar with two girlfriends in two countries

Wild Animals - March 30, 2020 23:00 - 30 minutes ★★★★★ - 12 ratings
Pacman was a jaguar in the Mayan rainforests of Southern Mexico. He was easily recognized by a bite mark on his flank shaped like his namesake video game character. International collaboration between scientists led to the surprise finding that Pacman would cross a major river to patrol parts of...

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WCC Ep.55. Butterflies of Australia with Chris Sanderson

Wildlife, Cake & Cocktails - March 27, 2020 04:48 - 1 hour ★★★★ - 3 ratings
Chris Sanderson is an Ecologist and PhD Candidate at the University of Queensland. He joined us to discuss butterflies, birds, threatened species, and IT, over Mexican Butterfly cocktails. Chris is studying how threatened species listings and legislation processes differ across the country, the ...

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High Hopes: Hemp - Navigating the Crossroads - Future Thought Leaders Series Presented by the Berry Good Food Foundation

Agriculture and Natural Resources (Video) - March 25, 2020 21:00 - 1 hour - Video ★★★ - 5 ratings
As an agricultural crop, hemp is the strongest natural fiber in the world and can produce crucial resources such as food, rope, clothing, paper, and housing material. The U.S. sales value of hemp-based products is more than $600 million annually and growing. A panel of experts discusses the incre...

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Jon Snow the Marmot who died and came back to life again.

Wild Animals - March 23, 2020 23:00 - 19 minutes ★★★★★ - 12 ratings
Biologists often use themes to name their study animals, making it easier to keep track of which group an individual was from. John Snow was a male marmot in the Game of Thrones marmot colony, obviously. As biologists tracked this marmot they were amazed at how much the animal’s story paralleled...

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Introduction to Season 2

Wild Animals - March 23, 2020 22:02 - 1 minute ★★★★★ - 12 ratings
This is a short introduction to season two of the Wild Animals Podcast

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Resilience in Materials and in Life

ASU KEDtalks: The Podcast - March 23, 2020 13:00 - 38 minutes ★★★★★ - 2 ratings
No stranger to resistance, Regents’ Professor Aditi Chattopadhyay has forged her own path in aerospace engineering to design resilient materials capable of withstanding the rigors of the world. "ASU KEDtalks: The Podcast" is a production of ASU Knowledge Enterprise. For more details, visit our...

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Episode 05: 5 ways to manage eco-anxiety

Clear the Air - March 21, 2020 10:38 - 31 minutes
Episode 05: Do you suffer from eco-anxiety? What even is eco-anxiety? In this episode, Jenna shares the science behind this theory, plus provides 5 ways to manage eco-anxiety. It’s time to Clear the Air of all this confusion about climate change. It’s time to learn how we, the youth climate le...

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A New Season, A New Normal

Genomics Revolution - March 20, 2020 23:30 - 3 minutes ★★★★★ - 1 rating
Brad introduces a new season of podcasts focused on viral genomes such as the one behind our current COVID-19 pandemic.

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Fresh AiR – Season 2 – Preseason!

Answers In Reason - March 20, 2020 16:00 - 3 minutes ★★★★★ - 1 rating
Hello and welcome to the Fresh AiR Preseason! I’m Joe, also known as Davidian on Answers in Reason and I thought I would just walk you through what you can expect from Season 2, and inform you about our Patreon site. Season 2 is all about Ethics and Morality, covering topics like personhood, mora...

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Interview with Pickle Extraordinaire, Amanda Feifer!

Food Micro Minutes Podcast - March 19, 2020 15:00 - 31 minutes ★★★★★ - 25 ratings
FMM had the opportunity to interview fermentation instructor, author, and blogger, Amanda Feifer! Listen to learn some interesting facts about fermentations and get excited for our upcoming fermented vegetables episode!Music from “Vivacity” by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompe...

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Meta & Fysikken: Afsnit 30: Karantænesamtaler - 1

Meta & Fysikken - March 18, 2020 07:37 - 28 minutes
Karantæne! Hvad skal vi nu lave? Vi sidder i hver vores ende af en Skype forbindelse og taler om situationen. Og nej, det kommer i disse særudgaver IKKE kun til at handle om pandemier. Faktisk meget lidt! Vi synes vi trænger til at fylde hjernen med noget andet! Men vi starter i det små og opdat...

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The Coronavirus Pandemic

Physical Attraction - March 17, 2020 22:52 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 46 ratings
For weeks I've been debating in my mind whether or not to do an episode on the coronavirus pandemic, since it's essentially been all I have been able to think about for the last few weeks as my friends and relatives, long-suffering as they are, will attest. For someone who spent so long thinking...

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72: 2019 Recap and Looking Forward to 2020 in Space

SPEXcast - March 17, 2020 22:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 17 ratings
This week on SPEXcast, we kickoff the year by recapping 2019 in space. Faris joins the team as an episode regular, and we also discuss what we anticipate will be the biggest stories and missions of 2020.

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response to questions and comments

Amateur Theoretical Physicist - March 17, 2020 20:37 - 8 minutes ★★★★★ - 1 rating
I try to have an authentic two-way conversation with the viewers.    the whole point of me putting out my ideas is to get feedback on those ideas.   I have no way of knowing if my ideas are right or even close to being right.  I need people to set me straight.  feel free to be as negative as you...

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Plant Health Summit Series: Jeff Schoenau

Inputs - by Top Crop Manager - March 17, 2020 10:10 - 21 minutes
The 2020 Plant Health Summit gathered farmers, agronomists, researchers and industry members at the TCU Place in Saskatoon to learn about the latest research and strategies for optimal crop health. In the first episode of our Plant Health Summit Series, Jeff Schoenau, professor of soil fertility ...

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Episode 37: What are those fog trucks spraying?

Tiny Vampires - March 16, 2020 15:56 - 21 minutes ★★★★★ - 29 ratings
A truck slowly drives by your house at night with a cloud of fog coming out from behind it. It might seem creepy but that fog is effectively synthetic chrysanthemums water that is engineered to target mosquitoes based on their flight patterns. For information regarding your data privacy, visi...

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Episode 4 Why Predictions Are Hard

Warming World Explained - March 15, 2020 01:00 - 17 minutes
A discussion of what computers models are, how they fit into the science of climate change,  and why modeling clouds  still causes controversy among climate scientists.

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CarbonSafe in North Dakota

Mined: Lignite Energy in America - March 12, 2020 20:00 - 23 minutes ★★★★★ - 1 rating
Wes Peck, a geologist and project manager of CarbonSafe at the UND Energy & Environmental Research Center in Grand Forks is Kate Muggerud’s guest on this week’s new podcast titled “Mined: Lignite Energy in America.”   Wes talks about the studies of subsurface geology that have been completed a...

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070: Find the Green Job of Your Dreams with Lisa Yee-Litzenberg, Green Career Advisor

Green Team Academy with Joan Gregerson, Eco-Nut - March 12, 2020 19:37 - 38 minutes ★★★★ - 9 ratings
Are you spending tons of time working for the planet, but not getting paid for it? Or maybe you can't spend as much time as you'd like because of your job. Sound familiar? If either of those are you, then you'll want to tune in to my interview with Lisa Yee-Litzenberg, Green Career Advisor. Fi...

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Undisciplined: The Sports Media Analyst And The Research Ecologist

UnDisciplined - March 12, 2020 07:15 - 25 minutes ★★★★★ - 2 ratings
This week on Undisciplined, we’re talking about the impact of sports on human behavior and impact of chaos on plants, with guests whose fields couldn’t be more different. Or, at least, that’s what it looks like at first.

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Undisciplined: The Social Health Researcher And The Biological Anthropologist

UnDisciplined - March 12, 2020 01:34 - 25 minutes ★★★★★ - 2 ratings
This week on Undisciplined, we’re talking about the black market exchange of diabetes medications in the United States and the evolution of vocal traits of a small, nocturnal primate in Indonesia, with guests whose work is very different, but whose drive to ask and answer complicated questions is...