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.
Daniel Wieczynski and Van Savage show how climate affects the diversity of forests.
Jingfang Fan explains what network theory can reveal about climate systems.
Christopher Monroe discusses recent developments in quantum computing.
Alexis Noel and David Hu describe the unusual properties of a cat's tongue.
Blair Hedges discusses the state of Haiti's remaining forests and the consequences to biodiversity.
Chryssa Kouveliotou describes her efforts to compile a detailed X-ray map of the galactic plane.
Heather McKillop explores the Maya salt industry.
Mike Hout explores the persistence of occupational and socioeconomic standing from parent to child in America.
Robert Reed explains genetic controls on butterfly wing colors.
Nick Melosh describes a method for sampling RNA and proteins from cells using nanostraws.
Victoria Orphan and Elizabeth Trembath-Reichert discuss microbial life in the deep subseafloor.
Amaia Arranz-Otaegui describes the discovery of bread that far pre-dates agriculture.
Lauren Schiebelhut describes natural selection following sea star wasting disease.
Rob Voigt and Nicholas Camp examine respectfulness in police officers' interactions with community members.
Jenni Lehtimäki and Stefan Reber explore links between animal exposure in upbringing and immune system function.