PNAS Science Sessions Podcast
Summary: Science Sessions is the podcast program of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). Listen to brief conversations with cutting-edge researchers, National Academy of Sciences members, and policy makers as they discuss topics relevant to today's scientific community. Learn the behind-the-scenes story of research published in PNAS, plus a broad range of science news and discoveries that affect the world around us.
A collection of research articles explores developments in interfacial transport and mixing, with wide-ranging practical applications.
Jennifer Mandel outlines the evolutionary history of the sunflower family.
Jonathan Lefcheck and Robert Orth discuss nutrient pollution and recovery in the Chesapeake Bay.
Daniel Hodgson explains the physics of chocolate-making.
Chris Field discusses misconceptions about climate change and how humans can adapt to a warming planet.
Noah Diffenbaugh and Marshall Burke discuss how global warming impacts economies and income inequality.
Margaret McFall-Ngai describes how a symbiont bacterium affects a host cephalopod.
A paleontological site preserves the immediate aftermath of the asteroid impact that may have caused a global mass extinction.
Thor Berger and Per Engzell explore connections between European immigration and present-day economic mobility in the US.
Erin Cech discusses parenting and gender disparities among STEM professionals.
Bettina Schulz Paulsson explains the origin and spread of Europe's megaliths, including Stonehenge.
Daven Henze discusses how air pollution spreads across the globe and what policymakers are doing in response.
Tetsuto Miyashita describes how the hagfish helps define the vertebrate tree of life.
Daniel Wieczynski and Van Savage show how climate affects the diversity of forests.
Jingfang Fan explains what network theory can reveal about climate systems.