Nuclear Power - what are the Risks?
42:09 | Jun 1st, 2017More Details keyboard_arrow_right
Fukushima. Chernobyl. Three Mile Island. There’s been some big nuclear accidents over the past few decades, but how dangerous is nuclear power really? We take you inside the core of America’s biggest ...Show More
Great 101 on nuclear power. Half hour and you'll learn how nuclear power works, the risks and mitigation factors, the human perceptions, and...Show More
DNA Kits: Can You Trust Them?
38:31 | Apr 12th, 2019More Details keyboard_arrow_right
Millions of people are sending off their DNA to companies like Ancestry.com and 23andme to find out where they come from, and what diseases they might get. But how much can you trust these DNA kits? T...Show More
I always wondered how much of a scam these kits are 👀
The Science Of Being Transgender
40:49 | Dec 13th, 2018More Details keyboard_arrow_right
Recently we’ve been hearing a lot about transgender identity. That made us wonder… what makes us the gender that we are? And what should you do if your kid doesn’t fit the mold? To find out, we talked...Show More
I definitely learned a lot from this episode. I recommend this particular episode to more people than I do any other podcast.
Gentrification: What's Really Happening?
35:35 | Oct 11th, 2018More Details keyboard_arrow_right
You’ve probably heard that gentrification changes neighborhoods for the worse: first come the hipsters and then the bankers. Soon, the neighborhood is overrun with dog spas and wine bars, and the orig...Show More
Good episode analyzing all the claims on gentrification from multiple angles based on available data. Appreciated the effort.
36:50 | Aug 26th, 2016More Details keyboard_arrow_right
People are going bonkers for organic, but what are you really getting when you buy them? Better taste? Fewer toxic chemicals? A cleaner environment? Farmers Mark, Andy, and Brian Reeves, nutritional e...Show More
@teedeejr I just downloaded this one. Very curious about this.
Peanuts: Public Enemy No. 1?
17:06 | May 30th, 2019More Details keyboard_arrow_right
Peanut allergy in children has been on the rise since the 1990s. What’s to blame? We find a clue in a very unexpected place, and talk to pediatric allergist Prof. Gideon Lack. Check out the full trans...Show More
Because I often wonder, how did one of my fave 80s ingredient turned to something so deadly?
Probiotics: Scam or Superfood?
33:31 | Aug 27thMore Details keyboard_arrow_right
Kombucha, kefir and other probiotic-crammed foods are marketed as charmers of the human microbiome — and the key to immune, gut and brain health. But how much does the microbiome actually matter, and ...Show More
Coronavirus: Will Chloroquine Save Us?
25:22 | Mar 27thMore Details keyboard_arrow_right
President Trump says an anti-malarial drug could be a “gift from god” for treating Covid-19. Does it really work? And is it dangerous? We talk to toxicologist Professor Daniel Brooks, infectious disea...Show More
Lots of chatter about chloroquine lately, but does it work? I appreciate this deep dive into the science behind this drug. So sad about the ...Show More