PNAS Science Sessions Podcast show

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.

Podcasts:

 Rhetoric of the French Revolution | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 08:52

Simon Dedeo and Alexander Barron discuss the rhetoric that shaped the French Revolution.

 Ocean eddies and shark foraging | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 07:22

Cam Braun explains how ocean eddies allow sharks to dive and forage in deep water.

 Signs of admixture in fossil record | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 06:28

Shara Bailey explains the significance of a three-rooted lower molar in an archaic jaw.

 Nucleic acid liquid crystals | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 07:28

Noel Clark and Tommaso Bellini describe how nucleic acids form double-helical liquid crystals, with implications for the origins of life.

 Eye movement and visual perception | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 06:14

Benjamin de Haas explains individual differences in eye movement patterns.

 Serotonin, platelets, and immunity | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 07:18

Eric Boilard explains the role of serotonin and platelets in immune responses.

 Interfaces and Mixing | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 13:39

A collection of research articles explores developments in interfacial transport and mixing, with wide-ranging practical applications.

 Origin of sunflower family | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 06:28

Jennifer Mandel outlines the evolutionary history of the sunflower family.

 Nutrients and Chesapeake Bay recovery | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 08:11

Jonathan Lefcheck and Robert Orth discuss nutrient pollution and recovery in the Chesapeake Bay.

 Physics of chocolate-making | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 06:27

Daniel Hodgson explains the physics of chocolate-making.

 Adapting to climate change | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 06:16

Chris Field discusses misconceptions about climate change and how humans can adapt to a warming planet.

 Climate change and global economic inequality | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 05:46

Noah Diffenbaugh and Marshall Burke discuss how global warming impacts economies and income inequality.

 Bacterial symbiosis with bobtail squid | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 06:55

Margaret McFall-Ngai describes how a symbiont bacterium affects a host cephalopod.

 Aftermath of Chicxulub asteroid | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 13:51

A paleontological site preserves the immediate aftermath of the asteroid impact that may have caused a global mass extinction.

 Immigration and economic mobility | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 06:19

Thor Berger and Per Engzell explore connections between European immigration and present-day economic mobility in the US.

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