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Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

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Courage: Stories about standing up for yourself

38:31 | Jan 25th

This week, we’re presenting stories about the courage to be the person you were meant to be.Part 1: The lessons that Margaret Rubega learns from her dad about fighting back are put to the test when he becomes the one she must stand up to.Part 2: In f...Show More

Acceptance: Stories about belonging

36:10 | Jan 18th

This week, we’re presenting stories about the struggle to find acceptance — whether it’s at Space Camp or in the United States of America.Part 1:  Computer scientist LaShana Lewis’s childhood dream of attending Space Camp starts to feel far away — un...Show More

Stress: Stories about being under pressure

30:19 | Jan 11th

This week, we’re presenting two stories about stressful situations in science. Part 1:  Due to stress in her personal life, TV writer Joey Slamon develops a cyst in an unfortunate place.Part 2:  As a biochemistry PhD student,  Kellie Vinal has worked...Show More

Just a Number: Stories about age and science

31:14 | Jan 4th

This week, we’re presenting two stories about age, and what it means to feel either too old or too young to become a scientist.Part 1:  Miserable at her corporate job, Michelle McCrackin begins to dream of a career in wildlife biology.Part 2: Volcano...Show More

Carpe Diem: Stories about seizing the day

28:33 | Dec 29th, 2018

In our last episode of 2018, we’re presenting two stories about facing challenges head-on and seizing the day.Part 1: .On the eve of his first big talk at a major international conference, ecologist Kevin Burgio discovers there’s something seriously ...Show More

New Friends: Stories about unexpected connections

38:59 | Dec 21st, 2018

This week, we’re presenting stories about unexpected friendships in science, whether they’re formed in the field or at Burning Man.Part 1: Looking to connect with new people, mathematician Seth Cottrell sets up an ‘Ask a Mathematician’ booth at Burni...Show More

Science vs. Love: Stories about the battle between head and heart

34:19 | Dec 14th, 2018

This week, we’re presenting stories about times when science gets in the way of love — or vice versa.Part 1: Jacqueline Trumbull is preparing for a career in research psychology when she gets a call from a casting agent for The Bachelor.Part 2: Psych...Show More

Science Gets Personal: Stories about science getting real

30:18 | Dec 8th, 2018

This week, we’re presenting two stories about times when science got personal and research started to hit home.Part 1: After years of suffering, Phillip Comella discovers the cause of his “excessive bathroom breaks” while working on his thesis in bio...Show More

Moments of Truth: Stories about pivotal moments

25:12 | Nov 30th, 2018

This week, we’re presenting two stories about pivotal moments in science when everything suddenly becomes clear.Part 1: When puppeteer Raymond Carr gets the opportunity of a lifetime, to work on a big-budget show about the evolution of dinosaurs, he ...Show More

Parents: Stories about moms and dads

32:06 | Nov 23rd, 2018

This week, in honor of the start of the holiday season, we're presenting stories about parents — and the ways our relationships with them intersect with science.Part 1: As a kid, Dan Souza finds it hard to appreciate his mother’s nursing expertise un...Show More

Getting In: Stories about making the grade

26:50 | Nov 16th, 2018

It’s that time of year — application season. So this week, we’re presenting two stories about the (literal and figurative) struggle to be accepted.Part 1: The only thing standing in the way of Jennifer Landa’s dreams of studying art in college is her...Show More

Pregnancy: Stories about the science of having a baby

34:34 | Nov 9th, 2018

In this week’s episode, we’re presenting two stories about the science of pregnancy.Part 1: An expert in oxytocin, the hormone released during birth,  Bianca Jones Marlin is determined to have a natural birth — even as the hours of labor add up…Part ...Show More

Bodies: Stories About the Skin We're In

29:50 | Nov 2nd, 2018

This week, we’re presenting stories about our relationships with our bodies, in all their shapes and sizes.Part 1: Born without a right pectoral muscle due to Poland syndrome, John Trumbo has always felt defective, but then he discovers a possible so...Show More

Fear: Stories of daring adventures in science

32:42 | Oct 26th, 2018

This week, in honor of Halloween, we're presenting two stories about facing fears for science.Part 1: As a newly minted PhD student in geology, Erik Klemetti starts to question his decisions when Aucanquilcha, a 20,000-foot volcano in Chile, proves d...Show More

Rescue: Stories about taking care of others

30:45 | Oct 19th, 2018

This week, we're presenting stories about times when science comes to the rescue — or not, as the case may be. Part 1: When science writer Kate Sheridan falls in love with a man who suffers from paralyzing headaches, her background in neuroscience he...Show More

Cancer Sucks: Stories from cancer survivors

31:31 | Oct 12th, 2018

This week, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we're presenting two stories from cancer survivors.Part 1: Gail Thomas clashes with her oncologist while deciding how to fight her cancer.Part 2: As a marathon runner, Pierce McManus prides himsel...Show More

Sense of Touch: Stories about the power of contact

27:07 | Oct 6th, 2018

This week, we're presenting two stories about the power of touch.Part 1: While working on a book about the sense of touch, science journalist Sushma Subramanian experiments with haptic technology to connect with her long-distance fiance. Part 2: Nick...Show More

Overwhelmed: Stories about being in over our heads

25:45 | Sep 28th, 2018

This week, we're presenting stories about times when science is just too much.Part 1: Fiona Calvert is a crier — but when she starts her PhD, she promises herself she’ll never cry in front of her colleagues.Part 2: After graduating with his PhD, Shan...Show More

Science Saved My Life: Stories about life-saving passion

31:46 | Sep 21st, 2018

This week, we're presenting stories about passion for science that keeps us going, even in the face of overwhelming struggle. Part 1: When Cailin Gallinger struggles with her gender identity in college, her volunteer position in a plant lab becomes a...Show More

Following Directions: Stories about improvising

31:01 | Sep 14th, 2018

This week, we're presenting stories about the difficulties of following instructions -- whether it's medical advice or a recipe. Part 1: Science writer Cassandra WIllyard is frustrated by the restrictions put on her during her pregnancy.Part 2: Comed...Show More

Expectations: Stories about surprising discoveries

39:08 | Sep 7th, 2018

This week, we're presenting stories about what happens when our expectations don't match up with reality.Part 1: Married neuroscientists Susana Martinez-Conde and Stephen Macknik are surprised by what they learn when they investigate deception at a p...Show More

Trials by Fire: Stories about difficult paths to science

30:52 | Aug 31st, 2018

This week, we're presenting stories from scientists who faced unusually difficult paths to science. We all know it's hard work to become a scientist. But for some folks, even getting to that point where you can pursue your science education can seem ...Show More

Abortion: Stories from doctors and patients - Part 2

35:16 | Aug 29th, 2018

This week, we're presenting a special two-part bonus episode featuring the stories from our June 2018 show at Caveat in New York City, as part of the Underground Science Festival. Rather than the speeches we typically hear on this topic, our storytel...Show More

Abortion: Stories from doctors and patients - Part 1

50:57 | Aug 28th, 2018

 This week, we're presenting a special two-part bonus episode featuring the stories from our June 2018 show in New York City, "Abortion: Stories from doctors and patients," which was part of Caveat's first annual Underground Science Festival. Rather ...Show More

Leaving Home: Stories about the places we're from

33:08 | Aug 24th, 2018

This week, we're presenting stories about leaving home in pursuit of science.Part 1: After being raised as a creationist, Jennifer Colbourne falls in love with evolutionary science.Jennifer Colbourne is a graduate student at York University where she...Show More

Help: Stories about desperate situations

33:16 | Aug 17th, 2018

This week, we’re presenting stories about times when we’re overwhelmed and feeling alone. Sometimes, in science, we need help. Sometimes that help is hard to find. And sometimes it comes from an unexpected place.Part 1: As a first-year teacher, Matt ...Show More

Bright Ideas: Stories about inspiration

28:33 | Aug 8th, 2018

This week, we're presenting stories about unconventional solutions and things that seemed like a great idea at the time!Part 1: Author Kate Greathead sets off on a cross-country drive to escape her anxiety. Part 2: After years of studying worms, Trac...Show More

Me vs. My Brain: Stories about losing your self

38:27 | Aug 3rd, 2018

This week, we're presenting stories about what happens when our own brains keep us from being fully ourselves. Part 1: When storyteller Sandi Marx begins to develop cognitive symptoms of lupus, she worries she'll lose the aspects of her personality t...Show More

Loneliness: Stories about finding friends

34:23 | Jul 26th, 2018

his week, we're presenting stories about the struggle to find friends. Science can be a lonely job -- but it can also connect us to others in ways we'd never imagine.Part 1: Feeling isolated in her new job as a particle accelerator operator at Fermil...Show More

Surprises: Stories about the unexpected

34:33 | Jul 20th, 2018

This week, we're presenting stories about surprising revelations or events in science.Part 1: When he receives a call from the vet, writer Matthew Dicks is startled to learn that his dog is in surgery -- and that he agreed to it the night before.Part...Show More

Mortality: Stories about confronting death

33:44 | Jul 13th, 2018

This week at The Story Collider, we're presenting two stories about confronting death.Part 1: Science communicator Anthony Morgan receives an invitation to be vacuum-sealed to the bottom of a helicopter -- for science!Part 2: As a medical student, El...Show More

The Science of Dating: Stories about sex and romance

33:36 | Jul 6th, 2018

This week, we're presenting two stories about the science behind dating, ranging from a neuroscientist's attempts to use brain scans and personality tests to determine her compatibility with a rapper to a comedian's mishaps with a "penis-numbing spra...Show More

Responsibility: Stories about leadership

35:33 | Jun 29th, 2018

This week, we're presenting two stories about responsibility in science. Whether we're working in a classroom or the White House, we all have some level of responsibility for others. And sometimes we have to ask ourselves -- are we doing enough to li...Show More

Pride: Stories about coming out in science

29:41 | Jun 27th, 2018

To close out Pride Month this week, we're sharing a special bonus episode featuring stories about coming out in science! Part 1:  Science educator Charlie Cook experiments with coming out to students. Charlie Cook is a non-binary stand up comedian by...Show More

Unfamiliar Territory: Stories about journeys to new places

29:49 | Jun 22nd, 2018

In this week's episode, we're presenting stories about venturing into unfamiliar territory, whether it's an isolated community in Alaska or the Costa Rican island of Chira.Part 1: Journalist Arielle Duhaime-Ross finds common ground with an Alaskan co...Show More

In Honor of Father's Day: Stories about complicated dads

35:51 | Jun 15th, 2018

This week, we're celebrating Father's Day by sharing stories about complicated relationships with dads.Part 1: After her father, a well-known intellectual, passes away, neurobiology PhD student Eva Higginbotham tries to live up to his academic standa...Show More

Forever: Stories about unbreakable bonds

28:26 | Jun 8th, 2018

This week we're sharing stories about love that stands the test of time, transcending illness, differences, and even death. In other words -- break out that box of tissues, y'all. Part 1: Writer Alison Smith reconnects with her estranged father after...Show More

Coming of Age: Stories about growing up

25:17 | Jun 1st, 2018

This week, we're presenting stories about coming of age. Bildungsroman, if you will. (Thank you, eleventh-grade Honors English!) These storytellers will share stories about growing up and finding their identities -- whether it's within their family, ...Show More

Science Fiction: Stories about aliens and zombies

29:10 | May 25th, 2018

This week, we take a journey into science-fiction to find out if aliens can master the science of empathy and zombies can bring a couple closer together. Part 1: Chase Masterson's role on Star Trek Deep Space 9 inspires her to think about how she can...Show More

Different: Stories about standing out in a crowd

27:16 | May 18th, 2018

This week, we present two stories about being different, and the ways our differences can become our strengths. Part 1: Growing up, Amanda Gorman is determined to eliminate her speech impediment. Part 2: An aspiring scientist brought up in a family o...Show More

In Honor of Mother's Day: Stories about moms

27:45 | May 11th, 2018

This week, in honor of Mother's Day, we present two stories about science and moms!  Part 1: Marine biologist Jessica Hoey tries to keep her daughter’s belief in mermaids alive. Part 2: Jamie Brickhouse begins to notice some startling changes in his ...Show More

Identity: Stories about figuring out who we are

28:48 | May 4th, 2018

This week, we’re presenting stories about identity, whether its an external sense of cultural identity or an internal sense of self. Part 1: Mathematician and comic book writer Jason Rodriguez feels torn between separate cultural and professional ide...Show More

Challenges: Stories about overcoming obstacles

32:07 | Apr 27th, 2018

This week, we’re presenting stories about overcoming obstacles and breaking down barriers -- whether those barriers are institutional or written into our genetic code. Part 1: Aletha Maybank's childhood experiences with institutional racism inspire h...Show More

Dreams: Stories about ambition

27:03 | Apr 20th, 2018

This week, we're presenting stories about scientific ambitions and dreams -- and the ways in which they meet reality. Part 1: Planetary geologist Sara Mazrouei misses out on a dream opportunity -- because of where she was born. Part 2: Working in con...Show More

Fight or Flight: Stories about confronting threats

30:35 | Apr 13th, 2018

This week, we present two stories about confronting threats -- whether it’s actual physical danger or a threat to your career. Part 1: Climate scientist Kim Cobb is exploring a cave in Borneo when rocks begin to fall. Part 2: Neurobiologist Lyl Tomli...Show More

Science Communication: Stories about spreading the word

27:40 | Apr 6th, 2018

This week, we present two stories about communicating science, whether it's through journalism or over a fragile Skype connection. Part 1: Science journalist Judith Stone worries about causing conflict when she writes about cultural differences aboar...Show More

New Beginnings: Stories about starting over

25:00 | Mar 30th, 2018

This week, we present two stories about fresh starts and new beginnings in science. Part 1: Mari Provencher's family is rocked by changes -- starting with her mother's decision to become an entomologist. Part 2: Three years into a great faculty posit...Show More

Women in Science: Stories about defying expectations

30:24 | Mar 23rd, 2018

This week, in honor of Women's History Month, we're presenting two stories about women in science and the unique challenges they face. Follow us on Twitter @story_collider this week as we feature highlights of other stories from women in science from...Show More

Generations: Stories about passing science down

29:36 | Mar 16th, 2018

This week, we present two stories about science and wisdom passed down through generations. Part 1: Ted Olds fears he’ll fail to graduate after his parents sacrificed to send him to engineering school. Part 2: Kayla Glynn’s challenging relationship w...Show More

In Honor of Pi Day: Stories about math

29:37 | Mar 9th, 2018

This week, in honor of Pi Day on March 14, we're presenting two stories from mathematicians. Part 1: After a reluctant start, mathematician Ken Ono makes an unexpected discovery. Part 2: Mathematician Piper Harron deals with harassment after standing...Show More

Innovation: Stories about creative ideas

29:59 | Mar 2nd, 2018

This week, we present two stories about original ideas and creative solutions in science -- from a Rube Goldberg machine to using hookworms to treat an illness. Part 1: In the ninth grade, Adam Ruben and his friends create a Rube Goldberg machine for...Show More

Double Lives: Stories about loving both science and art

26:41 | Feb 22nd, 2018

This week, we present two stories about being torn between love of science and a love of art. Part 1: Saad Sarwana tries to juggle careers in physics and comedy.  Part 2: Jean Zarate is torn between science and music until a tragic event brings both ...Show More

Black Holes: Stories about dark times

28:36 | Feb 16th, 2018

This week, we present two stories about dark moments in science. Part 1: Astrophysicist Jesse Shanahan tries to uncover the mysteries behind both the black holes she studies and her own chronic pain. Part 2: Comedian Sarah Pearl checks into a psychia...Show More

Heartbreak: Stories about times science breaks our hearts

26:15 | Feb 9th, 2018

This week, in honor of Valentine's Day, we're presenting two stories about heartbreak in science. Part 1: Rattled by a recent heartbreak, neuroscientist Prabarna Ganguly makes a mistake in the lab. Part 2: Marine ecologist Kirsten Grorud-Colvert bond...Show More

Recovery: Stories about responding to crises

33:16 | Feb 2nd, 2018

This week, we're p​resenting stories about the ways we respond and recover to dire situations in science, whether it's cancer or sexual assault.​​​​​​ Part 1: Biochemist Melanie McConnell encounters unexpected resistance when she tests an experimenta...Show More

Good and Evil: Stories about the science of gray areas

30:00 | Jan 26th, 2018

This week, we bring you two stories about the science of morality. Or morality in science. Either way you want to look at it. Part 1: Political scientist Ethan Hollander interviews a Nazi war criminal. Part 2: As a graduate student, Cather Simpson wa...Show More

Bad Days in the Field: Stories about fieldwork frustrations

24:48 | Jan 19th, 2018

This week, we bring you two stories about frustrations in the field, whether it's a failure to find dinosaur fossils or a struggle with a painful medical condition. Part 1: Paleontologist David Evans and his team start to feel defeated after three da...Show More

Origin Stories: Stories about paths to becoming a scientist

31:56 | Jan 12th, 2018

This week we present two stories about the inspiration behind scientists' careers. Part 1: Kate Marvel's dream of being a genius takes her to Cambridge to study astrophysics. Part 2: When Joe Normandin begins to question his sexuality as a teenager, ...Show More

Math Problems: Stories about struggles with math

27:59 | Jan 5th, 2018

This week, we present two stories about the struggles "math people" face. Part 1: Lew Lefton tries to succeed as both a math professor and a math comedian. Part 2: Vanessa Vakharia faces her first day as student teacher of a math class. Lew Lefton is...Show More

Home: Stories about science and community

32:49 | Dec 8th, 2017

This week, we present two stories about finding community with science. Part 1: Keoni Mahelona leaves his home in Hawaii in pursuit of science. Part 2: After growing up wealthy, Chuck Collins' thinking is transformed by his work with mobile home park...Show More

The Science of Growing Up: Stories about coming of age

28:22 | Dec 8th, 2017

This week, we present two science stories about becoming the people we're meant to be.  Part 1: Research technician Jean Ansolabehere finds herself falling in love with a woman in her lab. Part 2: As a child, psychologist Scott Barry Kaufman is told ...Show More

Life and Death: Stories of loss and resilience

34:14 | Dec 8th, 2017

This week, we're presenting two stories about loss and resilience in science. Please note: Our first story this week contains graphic depictions of violence. Part 1: Anthropologist Andrew Oberle barely survives an attack by the chimpanzees he was stu...Show More

Doubt: Stories about moments of uncertainty in science

24:17 | Dec 8th, 2017

This week, we present two stories of doubt in science, from a mysterious illness to imposter syndrome.  Part 1: A sudden illness casts doubt on whether Maia Pujara will be able to finish her neuroscience PhD. Maia Pujara received her Ph.D. in Neurosc...Show More

Psychotropic Substances: Stories about altered states

30:10 | Dec 1st, 2017

This week, we present two stories about psychotropic substances, from a study on the impacts of magic mushrooms on cancer surivors to a comedian's spiritual epiphany. Part 1: Actor Gail Thomas is invited to take part in a study testing mushrooms as t...Show More

The Bats and the Bees: Stories about winged wildlife

25:44 | Nov 24th, 2017

This week, we present two stories about the challenges of studying winged wildlife, from bats to honey bees. Part 1: Cylita Guy finds unexpected adventure when she studies bats in the field. Part 2: Rachael Bonoan discovers she may be dangerously all...Show More

Reflection: Stories about our sense of self

31:00 | Nov 17th, 2017

This week, we present two stories about the things that make up our sense of self, from our appearance to our memories. Part 1: On the verge of losing her teeth, Jean Le Bec travels abroad to find a solution. Part 2: Science writer Michael Lemonick i...Show More

DNA: Stories about family

31:27 | Nov 10th, 2017

This week, we bring you two stories about science and family, from a biochemist and a neuroscientist. Part 1: Biochemist Katie Wu is lactose intolerant, but her mother won't believe her. Part 2: Neuroscientist Oliver Vikbladh and his family look for ...Show More

Maternal Bond: Stories about moms and their kids

31:00 | Nov 3rd, 2017

This week, we present two stories about the mother-child relationship intersecting with science, from a daughter and a mother.  Part 1: Actor and writer Erica Silberman tries to find a place for her mother with Alzheimer’s. Part 2: When Pat Furlong’s...Show More

Pressure: Stories about stressful situations

28:17 | Oct 27th, 2017

This week, we present two stories of scientists under professional and academic pressure, both in the field and in the lab. Part 1: In China, ornithologist Sam Snow and his colleague gather as much data about a species of bird as possible -- but it c...Show More

Adaptation: Stories about survival

28:20 | Oct 20th, 2017

This week, we present two stories of adapting to survive, from a cancer survivor's creative solution to the after-effects of his treatment to an Iraqi who becomes a computer scientist to survive the war. Part 1: Ben Rubenstein survived cancer, but no...Show More

Invisibility: Stories about hiding in plain sight

29:07 | Oct 13th, 2017

This week, we bring you two stories of invisibility, from a man looking to escape his identity to a marine biologist who feels invisible to her colleagues. Part 1: Richard Cardillo escapes his problems by joining a Catholic mission in Peru, where he ...Show More

Perception: Stories about tricks of the mind

24:25 | Oct 5th, 2017

This week, we present two stories from science journalists about the ways the ways we perceive -- or misperceive -- the world around us.  Part 1: When science journalist Eli Chen begins to have doubts in her relationship, she tries to control her fee...Show More

Migration: Stories about journeys home

28:42 | Sep 28th, 2017

This week, we bring you two stories about long journeys home, from an Iranian-American biologist and a psychologist who survived Chernobyl. Part 1: Biologist Maryam Zaringhalam is visiting her family's home country of Iran when the travel ban goes in...Show More

Attachment: Stories of powerful bonds

28:06 | Sep 22nd, 2017

In this week's podcast, two chemists try to balance their love and their science, and a mother must choose her newborn daughter's surgeon. Part 1: Heather Abbott-Lyon falls in love with another physical chemist, but can they solve the two-body proble...Show More

Identification: Stories about who we are

41:20 | Sep 15th, 2017

This week, we present two stories about identity, from a neuroscientist's encounters with racism to an OB-GYN's struggle with her feelings about motherhood. Part 1: After a thoughtless remark from a colleague, neuroscientist Devon Collins reflects on...Show More

Chemistry: Stories about falling in love

38:21 | Sep 8th, 2017

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Metamorphosis: Stories of radical change

31:39 | Sep 1st, 2017

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Exploration: Stories about facing new challenges

27:18 | Aug 25th, 2017

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Boiling Point: Stories of reaching points of crisis

27:22 | Aug 18th, 2017

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Zoology: Stories about wild animals

36:16 | Aug 11th, 2017

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Epidemic: Stories about medical crises

29:37 | Aug 4th, 2017

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Magnetism: Stories about attraction

32:23 | Jul 28th, 2017

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Death: Stories about untimely ends

26:35 | Jul 21st, 2017

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Evolution: Stories about evolving as people

26:33 | Jul 14th, 2017

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Friction: Stories of difficult relationships in science

31:28 | Jul 7th, 2017

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Independent Research: Stories of setting off on our own

28:37 | Jun 30th, 2017

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Oil: Stories from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill

29:54 | Jun 23rd, 2017

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Paternal Bonds: Stories about dads

32:09 | Jun 16th, 2017

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Symbiosis: Stories about teamwork

28:20 | Jun 9th, 2017

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Early Childhood Development: Stories about growth

27:41 | Jun 2nd, 2017

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Working Memory: Stories about how memory shapes us

40:35 | May 26th, 2017

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Standard Deviation: Stories about unusual encounters

25:33 | May 19th, 2017

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Maternal Instinct: Stories about moms

33:32 | May 12th, 2017

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Hard Science: Stories about journeys into physics

22:20 | May 5th, 2017

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Syzygy: Stories of celestial alignment

23:23 | Apr 28th, 2017

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Resistance: Stories about fighting oppression

26:19 | Apr 21st, 2017

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Transformation: Stories about changing states

28:38 | Apr 14th, 2017

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Technological Advancements: Stories about the ways technology impacts our lives

29:55 | Apr 7th, 2017

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Observational Error: Stories about the overlooked

31:58 | Mar 31st, 2017

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Isolation: Stories about loneliness

39:29 | Mar 24th, 2017

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Habitat Loss: Stories of changing environments

41:24 | Mar 17th, 2017

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

In the Field: Stories about venturing into the wild

31:09 | Mar 10th, 2017

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Natural Habitats: Stories of finding where we belong

28:07 | Mar 3rd, 2017

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Predators: Stories about confronting danger

30:55 | Feb 24th, 2017

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Fear Response: Stories about conquering fear

34:11 | Feb 17th, 2017

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Oxytocin: Stories of love gone wrong

28:01 | Feb 10th, 2017

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Research: Stories about the places studies take us

29:29 | Feb 3rd, 2017

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Outliers: Stories of unusual outcomes

31:33 | Jan 27th, 2017

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Baseline: Stories about starting points

28:45 | Jan 20th, 2017

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Excited State: Stories about exhilerating experiences

23:01 | Jan 14th, 2017

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Exposure: Stories about new experiences

28:43 | Jan 6th, 2017

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Adam Becker: The Solar System

16:42 | Dec 30th, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Mary Ann Allen: My Friend Lovey

15:22 | Dec 23rd, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Rebecca Brachman: Deadly Mistake

18:27 | Dec 16th, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Emily Grossman: Crying in Science

15:25 | Dec 9th, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Amanda Buch: My Father's Brain

13:46 | Dec 2nd, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Matt Hartings: My Bacon Number

16:30 | Nov 25th, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Chiara Mariottini: Lost in Translation

14:11 | Nov 18th, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Wes Hazard: Everything Is Wrong

14:31 | Nov 11th, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Amy Oestreicher: Life Without a Stomach

19:21 | Nov 4th, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Jana Watson-Capps: Shark-Infested Waters

16:31 | Oct 28th, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Herman Pontzer: Burning Calories

16:19 | Oct 21st, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Layne Jackson Hubbard: Still Myself

13:07 | Oct 14th, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Aparna Nancherla: By Any Means Necessary

15:34 | Oct 7th, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Patrick Freeman: Elephant Time

14:17 | Sep 30th, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Rachel Yehuda: Cause and Effect

18:20 | Sep 23rd, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Ira Flatow: The Sound of the Falls

23:16 | Sep 16th, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Wyatt Cenac: Driving Drunk for Science

16:31 | Sep 9th, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Paula Croxson: How Cold Is Too Cold?

16:21 | Sep 2nd, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Ben Lillie: The Truth About My Grandfather

18:48 | Aug 26th, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Elana Lancaster: The Egg & the Equinox

13:25 | Aug 19th, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Skylar Bayer: The Hummingbird of Doom

16:07 | Aug 12th, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Aaron Wolfe: The Inseminator

13:27 | Aug 6th, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Jo Firestone: A Sex Education

10:40 | Jul 29th, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

MaryAnn Wilbur: Two Pregnancies

11:04 | Jul 22nd, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Henry Duffy: 97 Days On Pitcairn Island

12:59 | Jul 15th, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Nathan Boll: What Else Is Out There?

12:15 | Jul 8th, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Nitin Ron: Babies and Mountains

12:47 | Jul 1st, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Emily Mullin: Losing My Voice

15:47 | Jun 24th, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Jeff Sparr: Obsession

13:04 | Jun 17th, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Amanda Duffy: A Picture of My Brain

12:24 | Jun 10th, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

David Russell: In The Name Of Love

18:22 | Jun 3rd, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Rochelle Williams: Potential

16:18 | May 29th, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Steve Crabtree: Painting A Nuclear Submarine

19:00 | May 20th, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Brion Randolph: Curiosity Saves The Cats

12:11 | May 14th, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Dawn Fraser: The Mission

13:35 | May 6th, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Bill Harwood: How A Chemist Becomes A Cop

13:28 | Apr 29th, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Nneze Akwiwu: The First Female President Of Nigeria

17:30 | Apr 22nd, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Chris Duffy: A Comedian Walks Into Some Neuroscience

11:58 | Apr 15th, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Kia Salehi: Control

10:21 | Apr 8th, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Amanda Stockton: The Girl With The Big Nose

12:52 | Apr 1st, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Dan Daneshvar: Making The Death Call

11:24 | Mar 26th, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Joe Palca: 175 Riverside Drive

14:17 | Mar 18th, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Erika Engelhaupt: Fear Of Flying

12:48 | Mar 12th, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Maryam Zaringhalam: Cheating My Way To Smart

12:49 | Mar 5th, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Jonaki Bhattacharyya: Losing Control

18:36 | Feb 26th, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

David Putrino: Medical Records

14:33 | Feb 20th, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Saad Sarwana: The Math Test

10:28 | Feb 12th, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Rachel Fairbank: Scientist Or Subject?

13:24 | Feb 5th, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Abhishek Shah: Waste Disposal

10:54 | Jan 29th, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Brian Kennedy: The Back-Up Plan

12:46 | Jan 22nd, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Kaća Bradonjić: The Nature Of Space And Time

13:41 | Jan 17th, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Ali Mattu: My Brother The Trekkie

17:18 | Jan 8th, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Anna Nicanarova: Playing Sick

09:48 | Jan 1st, 2016

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Tom Levenson: Henry

18:21 | Dec 25th, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Adam Foote: The Sea Urchin Massacre

22:13 | Dec 18th, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Neer Asherie: The Milk Heist

11:55 | Dec 11th, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Rachel Pendergrass: A Bad Day At The Aquarium

11:10 | Dec 4th, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Alan Guth: Stumbling To Inflation

18:33 | Nov 28th, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Adam Rogers: Separating Cells

14:57 | Nov 22nd, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

April Salazar: The Heart Adapts

14:26 | Nov 13th, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Jimmy Wohl: Calmfidence

16:41 | Nov 6th, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Erik Vance: Is This Biology?

13:26 | Oct 31st, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Aerin Jacob: Lessons From The Man With A Machine Gun

18:08 | Oct 23rd, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Nicole Ferraro: The Summer Of West Nile

11:33 | Oct 16th, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Teppei Katori: Becoming American

17:38 | Oct 9th, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

John Rennie: The Downside Of Being The Boss

19:37 | Oct 2nd, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Adriana Salerno: A Different Kind Of Problem

15:41 | Sep 25th, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Brittany Bushnell: A Neuroscientist With A Brain Tumor

12:47 | Sep 18th, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Nate Charles Troisi: Family Chemistry

13:13 | Sep 11th, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

David Moinina Sengeh: Whose Story Is It?

12:36 | Sep 4th, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Tara Lagu: Quitting The Lab To Save The World

14:14 | Aug 28th, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Karen James: I Could Be an Astronaut

15:47 | Aug 21st, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Erica Ferencik: My Dad & His Mice

13:35 | Aug 15th, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

George Church: Playing With Fire

11:50 | Aug 7th, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

John Dimandja: The First Day Of Class

14:22 | Jul 31st, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Diana Reiss: Who is training who?

10:50 | Jul 27th, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Uzma Rizvi: Being an Archaeologist

15:30 | Jul 19th, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Brian Wecht: The Littlest Experiment

16:36 | Jul 13th, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Jessica Henkel: Stuck

17:14 | Jul 6th, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Carter Edwards: Brontosaurus Claus

17:47 | Jun 27th, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Rose Eveleth: Looking For Help

12:20 | Jun 19th, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Virendra Singh: Farm To School

16:25 | Jun 12th, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Sean Carroll: What Would Stephen Hawking Do?

13:19 | Jun 4th, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Carl Hart: My Cousin's Meds

14:41 | May 27th, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

David Kipping: Falling To Other Worlds

12:37 | May 19th, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Chris Gunter: My Prosthetic

13:53 | May 11th, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Bradford Jordan: The Brain In The Trunk

12:08 | May 1st, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Renee Hlozek: Who Looks Like A Scientist?

10:50 | Apr 24th, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Elin Roberts: The Bacon Sandwich

16:45 | Apr 17th, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Jon Ronson: Jon Ronson Vs Jon_Ronson

17:40 | Apr 11th, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Molly Payne Wynne: An Accomplice To Fish Murder

12:29 | Apr 3rd, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Bianca Jones Marlin: It's Because She's Black

11:58 | Mar 27th, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Hillary Rea: A Standard Pregnancy

12:52 | Mar 16th, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Adam Becker: How To Save Your PhD Supervisor

18:07 | Mar 6th, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Erin Barker: Plants And People

14:13 | Feb 27th, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Obehi Janice: Gather And Murmur

11:34 | Feb 20th, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Indre Viskontas: The Man Chart

13:26 | Feb 12th, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

David Epstein: Holographic Supplements

12:22 | Feb 4th, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Tara Clancy: Adventures In Babymaking

18:13 | Jan 29th, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Suze Kundu: A New Pair Of Shoes

12:53 | Jan 22nd, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Bethany Brookshire: A Perfect Mentor

0:00 | Jan 12th, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Justin Cameron: A Dangerous Trick

22:16 | Jan 3rd, 2015

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Alex Bellos: Your Favorite Number

17:07 | Dec 26th, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Ed Yong: Questioning A Hero

19:31 | Dec 16th, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Annalee Newitz: Honoring The Dead

13:33 | Dec 11th, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Steve Zimmer: Less Than One Percent

11:32 | Dec 2nd, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Shayle Matsuda: My First Expedition As A Man

13:50 | Nov 25th, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Brian Fisher: Living With The Pygmies

12:22 | Nov 16th, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Matineh Eybpoosh: Being Good

16:10 | Nov 4th, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Jeffrey Schell: Caught In The Rip Current

18:51 | Oct 27th, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Nisse Greenberg: What's In A Name

12:05 | Oct 19th, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Karen Hopkin: Who's The Donor?

14:49 | Oct 9th, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

John Rennie: Crazy Mail

20:57 | Sep 27th, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Edward Frenkel: The Test

20:42 | Sep 21st, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Meredith White: How To Write A Testimony

13:25 | Sep 13th, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Nelson Lugo: A Simple Magic Trick

12:14 | Sep 5th, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Emily Caudill: Fading Notes

17:57 | Aug 29th, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Erika Engelhaupt: The Science Of Speeding

17:17 | Aug 22nd, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Stephon Alexander: Physics Dreams

13:34 | Aug 15th, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Daniel Miller: Black Holes

17:22 | Aug 8th, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Daniel Engber: Distracting Mark Cuban

17:49 | Aug 1st, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Eugene Lim: Colliding Universes

19:49 | Jul 25th, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Ainissa Ramirez: Science Vs Football

15:35 | Jul 18th, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Annalise Kaylor: A Room Full Of Odds

14:04 | Jul 11th, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Allison Hartshorn: Common Ground

12:28 | Jul 4th, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Jodi Beggs: Kindergarten tycoon

20:44 | Jun 27th, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Kathleen Raven: Hearing

13:58 | Jun 20th, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Moran Cerf: Finding Fear

15:40 | Jun 13th, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Sarah Schlesinger: Experimental Treatments

20:29 | Jun 5th, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Marjorie Winther: Lighting A Fire

11:48 | May 29th, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Margaret Geller: Mapping The Universe

17:18 | May 22nd, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Carl Zimmer: Safety Carl Versus Gamera

24:54 | May 14th, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Abby Rabinowitz: Surrogate storytelling

18:49 | May 7th, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Sara Seager: A New Search For Life

16:30 | May 1st, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Jack El-Hai: Too Close To The Subject

17:22 | Apr 23rd, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Baratunde Cola: The Comeback

14:03 | Apr 16th, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Nick Hud: The Origin Of Life

13:46 | Apr 9th, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Amy Cuddy: Passing As Myself

23:12 | Apr 2nd, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Shannon Cason: The perfect solution

12:39 | Mar 26th, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Deena Walker: Just Like My Sister

14:56 | Mar 18th, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Charles van Rees: Suffering For Science

14:26 | Mar 12th, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Amy Dixon: The Caretaker Look

15:44 | Mar 4th, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Rabiah Mayas: Identical Twins

12:02 | Feb 25th, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Jesse Dunietz: Star of the science team

15:36 | Feb 18th, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Skylar Bayer: Phoning Home From Alvin

15:00 | Feb 11th, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Tonia Pinheiro: Double dose

13:48 | Feb 4th, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Brad Lawrence: The end of the world

13:01 | Jan 29th, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Rowena Fletcher-Wood: Diffraction

18:03 | Jan 21st, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Kishore Hari: We will rock the Earth

15:49 | Jan 13th, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Julian Parker: A plane nerd

12:45 | Jan 6th, 2014

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Anna Wexler: A crucial choice

14:55 | Dec 30th, 2013

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Saad Sarwana: A muslim, a physicist, and a comedian...

10:22 | Dec 23rd, 2013

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

David Epstein: A turn on the track

12:33 | Dec 16th, 2013

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Danielle N. Lee: Working twice as hard

15:20 | Dec 9th, 2013

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Pete Etchells: The next level

15:06 | Dec 1st, 2013

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Craig Lehocky: Do you always talk like that?

14:53 | Nov 24th, 2013

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Special Episode - Outtakes! (And a request for help)

09:15 | Nov 22nd, 2013

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Saswato R. Das: Wrong number

16:50 | Nov 18th, 2013

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Jim O'Grady: You, me, and the monkey

0:00 | Nov 10th, 2013

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Deborah Blum: A taste of nature

14:21 | Nov 3rd, 2013

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Victor Hwang: Spacecraft are never late

13:37 | Oct 28th, 2013

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Eliza Strickland: Lost in the deep

16:15 | Oct 20th, 2013

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Emily Graslie: From landscapes to taxidermy

12:13 | Oct 14th, 2013

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Alan Lightman: More than just the equations

14:16 | Oct 6th, 2013

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Robin Dessel: Sex and the nursing home

15:45 | Sep 29th, 2013

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Stephanie Nothelle: A last cup of coffee

14:26 | Sep 22nd, 2013

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Aviva Hope Rutkin: Sensory substitution

14:31 | Sep 15th, 2013

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Richard Pollack: The wobbly table

16:08 | Sep 8th, 2013

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

John Rennie: The lab safety officer

0:00 | Sep 1st, 2013

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Darcy Burke: The mountain lion book

13:24 | Aug 24th, 2013

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Aditi Nadkarni: How to impress your graduate advisor

16:00 | Jul 28th, 2013

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Kimberly Rae Miller: Let's fix dad

12:35 | Jul 21st, 2013

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Sara Peters and Peter Aguero: Praying for a seizure

18:02 | Jul 16th, 2013

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Ben Moskowitz: Cheating the snake

12:18 | Jul 15th, 2013

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Alex Brown: The nature of time and meningitis

13:23 | Jul 7th, 2013

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Susannah Cahalan: Patient #217

13:21 | Jun 30th, 2013

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Elna Baker: Nerd day

14:36 | Jun 24th, 2013

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Justin Werfel: Robotics lessons from termites

13:35 | Jun 17th, 2013

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Seth Mnookin: Science vs. feelings in the fight over vaccines

16:03 | Jun 10th, 2013

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Mike Nitabach: I was supposed to be a lawyer

12:19 | Jun 3rd, 2013

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Esther Perel: Science & sexuality

11:02 | May 27th, 2013

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Mara Wilson: A love affair of a lifetime (with science)

16:13 | May 20th, 2013

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Meehan Crist: My mother's brain

21:31 | May 13th, 2013

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Daniela Schiller: A new last memory

14:07 | May 5th, 2013

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Moran Cerf: Being dead while being alive

15:28 | Apr 21st, 2013

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More

Andrew Revkin: My lucky stroke

16:08 | Apr 14th, 2013

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of ...Show More