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Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast

Groks Science Radio Show is a weekly science radio program heard on radio stations across the country and also as a podcast. Each week, the hosts, Dr. Charles Lee, Dr. Frank Ling, Dr. Joanna Rowell and Forrest Gulden take an in-depth look at recent events in the world of science and technology, and examine the effects of recent discoveries on our daily lives.



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The famous discoveries made by the investigators at Jane Goodall's campsite in Gombe were perhaps made possible by Ruth Davis.  Who was she and what happened to her?  On this episode, Dr. Dale Peterson discussed the Ghosts of Gombe.
Topics: science, gombe, groks
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Advances in genomics are allowing us to see how a person's DNA interacts with their environment and lifestyle to influence his or her health. As our understanding of the human body improves, doctors may be able to diagnose diseases sooner and tailor treatments to match a patient's DNA, lifestyle and environment. On this episode, Dr. Eric Green discusses how next-generation genomic technology and the President Obama's initiative to advance "precision medicine" will impact the future of...
Topics: Eric Green, personalized medicine, genetics, genomics, DNA, health, precision medicine
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What's in a face?  On this episode, we talk with Jason Rogers, who recently used the Noldus software to study the science of "resting b*** face" (RBF).
Topics: science, groks, Jason Rogers, RBF, science of shafe
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Tribalism is a pervading influence in the structure of society, but is it possible to mitigate the deleterious effects of this mentality?  On this episode, Allen Buchanan discussed his book, Our Moral Fate: Evolution and the Escape from Tribalism.
Topics: science, tribalism, morality, psychology, evolution, groks
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Although the inequities across the globe require philanthropic solutions, most projects can do more harm than good.  Is there another way?  On this episode, Prof. Kirk Bowman discussed his new book, Reimagining Global Philanthropy.
Topics: science, philanthropy, community bank, groks
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Gordon Moore has perhaps done more to revolutionize our modern world than any other scientist, but few may know about his achievements.  On this episode, Arnold Thackray discussed the life and times of Gordon Moore.
Topics: moore's law, Gordon Moore, Silicon Valley, groks, technology
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The excitement surrounding the advances in physics can be more difficult to convey than the actual advances themselves.  On this episode, Tasneem Zehra Husain discussed the threads weaving through the history of physics.
Topics: science, physics, groks
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Touch is a sensation that may be overlooked, but is essential to our development, everyday language, and emotional well-being.  On this episode, Prof. David Linden discussed the neuroscience of touch.
Topics: science, touch, neurobiology, groks
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Mixed severity fires help to rejuvenate the forests, but how will current policy shifts affect the health of the forests.  On this episode, Dominick DellaSalla discussed the importance of mixed severity fires.
Topics: fires, forestry, groks
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Can robotics completely dominate the workforce?  Are any jobs immune from automation and artificial intelligence?  On this episode, Don Mazella discussed automation in the workforce.
Topics: science, robotics, workforce, groks
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Traumatic brain injury can result in the emergence of severe psychiatric symptoms.  On this episode, Dr. Sandeep Vaishnavi discussed the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatic problems associated with traumatic brain injury.
Topics: science, neuroscience, brain injury, TBI, groks
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What does mythology tell us about the scientific environment of those who created them?  On this episode, Matt Kaplan discussed the science of the magical.
Topics: science, mythology, History, groks
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Is risk taking a natural behavior?  What are the biological underpinnings of risk behavior?  On this episode, Kayt Sukel discussed the art of risk.
Topics: science, risk, groks
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Efficiency may be a hallmark of effective organizations, but is the quest for efficiency beneficial in the long run? On this episode, Dr. Edward Tenner discussed the efficiency paradox.
Topics: efficiency, paradox, science, groks
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The tragedy of flight 242 remains a potent reminder in the history of aviation.  What lessons were learned and how did the people recover?  On this episode, Samme Chittum discussed the tragedy of flight 242.
Topics: science, aviation, groks
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New encryption methods and blockchain technology may assist with cybersecurity.  On this episode, Larry Castro discussed advances in cybersecurity.
Topics: cybersecurity, computers, groks
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Can poor jaw development lead to disorders like sleep disturbances?  On this episode, Dr. Paul Erlich discussed the hidden epidemic of poor jaw development.
Topics: science, jaws, development, groks
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Is there a god?  And, can science provide any insight into this most pressing philosophical question?  On this episode, Dr. Bernard Haisch discussed a scientific inquiry into the god question.
Topics: science, god, groks
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The epic migration of songbirds heralds the dawning of spring.  But, what does their migration tell us about nature?  On this episode, Bruce Beehler discussed the springtime songbird migration.
Topics: science, nature, groks
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Although weight loss may be a challenging problem, economic theory may be able to provide a solution.  On this episode, Rob Barnett discussed the economist diet.
Topics: science, economics, dieting, groks
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Annihilation, the new film by Alex Garland, explores the self-destructive capacity of humans in a unique alien landscape.  On this episode, Dr. Adam Rutherford discussed his contributions to the development of Annihilation.
Topics: science, groks, Annihilation
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The world may seem like an illogical place at time, but is there room for logic in an illogical world?  On this episode. Dr. Eugenia Cheng discussed the art of logic in an illogical world.
Topics: science, math, logic, groks
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Sleep is an essential part of our lives, but one that we rarely think about, unless something goes wrong.  On this episode, Henry Nicholls discussed the neuroscience of sleep.
Topics: sleep, neuroscience, groks
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Economics may be called the dismal science, but an economic perspective could help solve many puzzles in everyday life.  On this episode, Steven Landsburg discussed how to outsmart an economist.
Topics: economics, puzzles, groks, science
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Reading aloud has enormous benefits for children and adults, but why has this ancient activity fallen by the wayside?  On this episode. Meghan Cox Gurdon discussed the power of reading aloud.
Topics: reading, science, neuroscience, groks
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Quantum mechanics may seem to be an esoteric topic that has little impact on our daily lives.  Surprisingly, one can find the influence of quantum mechanics in our daily breakfast.  On this episode, Chad Orzel discussed Breakfast with Einstein.
Topics: science, physics, quantum mechanics, Einstein, groks
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Scientific findings are under increasing attack from pseudoscientific views.  Why does this persist and what can be done to address this issue?  On this episode, Lee C. McIntyre discussed the scientific attitude.
Topics: science, pseudoscience, groks
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Outer space is certainly cool, but just how cool is it?  On this episode, Kate Howells discussed her new book, Space is Cool as F***.
Topics: space, groks, science, technology
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What are the scientific principles behind building a bigger, leaner, and stronger body?  On this episode, Michael Matthews discussed the scientific principles behind building muscle.
Topics: science, muscle, body building, groks
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Although the daily chores of life may seem to be a burden, the ability to deal with these tasks is of growing importance.  On this episode, Elizabeth Emens discussed tips and tricks for life admin.
Topics: science, groks, life, admin
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The polar region continues to be a mysterious and unexplored region of the earth.  One of the first to explore the area was an expedition led by Adolphus W. Greely.  On this episode, Buddy Levy discussed the Greely Polar Expedition.
Topics: science, polar north, Greely, groks
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The world would be a very different place had FDR, Churchill, and Stalin not been the leaders during World War II.  This almost would have happened had a Nazi assassination plot succeeded.  On this episode, Howard Blum discussed his new book, Night of the Assassins.
Topics: science, groks, WWII, FDR, Churchill, Stalin, groks
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Artificial intelligence is rapidly outpacing the human ability to control it.  How can we design human compatible AI systems?  On this episode, Stuart Russell discussed the design of human compatible AI.
Topics: science, computers, AI, groks
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Among all of the self recovery programs, alcoholics anonymous may be the most influential and the foundation for all those that followed.  But, the history of this institution has only recently been explored in scholarly detail.  On this episode, William Schaberg discussed Writing the Big Book: The Creation of A.A.
Topics: science, history, AA, groks
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Capturing an image of a black hole may seem impossible, but it was accomplished through an incredible global scientific effort.  On this episode, Dr. Heino Falcke discussed the story of capturing the image of a black hole.
Topics: science, astronomy, black holes, groks
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Ritualistic behaviors are not limited to humans, but abound in the animal kingdom.  What can we learn from these ritualistic animal behaviors?  On this episode, Dr. Caitlin O'Connell discussed her new book, Wild Rituals.
Topics: science, rituals, animals, biology, behavior, groks
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What are the essential features for growing a business?  Are there methods to align these necessary features?  On this episode, Dr. Phillipe Bouissou discussed his book, Aligning the Dots.
Topics: groks, business, alignment, growth, science
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Perspiration is a trait that is relatively unique for humans and one where science is making new discoveries.  On this episode, Sarah Everts discussed her new book, The Joy of Sweat.
Topics: science, sweat, perspiration, biology, groks
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What are the advantages that humans have over machines in the age of technology and turmoil?  On this episode, Kenneth Cukier discussed his new book, Framers.
Topics: science, computers, framing, human cognition, groks
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The final Apollo missions were aided by the invention of the lunar lover, which greatly expanded the exploration of the moon.  On this episode, Earl Swift discussed his book, Across the Airless Wilds.
Topics: science, moon landings, space exploration, Apollo, lunar rover, groks
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Transplant medicine is one of the most challenging areas of medicine that is rapidly evolving.  On this episode, Dr. David Weill discussed his book, Exhale.
Topics: science, transplant, lung, medicine, groks
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The diversity of life on earth continues to astound zoologists, such that some may begin to ponder what it means for the possibility of life on other planets.  On this episode, Arik Kershenbaum discussed the diversity of life.
Topics: science, biology, zoology, aliens, groks
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Did the early Christian church inherit a psychedelic Eucharist from the Greeks?  What evidence exist from the historical record and archeological chemistry?  On this episode, Brian C. Muraresku discussed his new book, The Immortality Key.
Topics: science, christianity, psychedelics, groks, chemistry
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The human brain is one of the most remarkable biological creations in nature, but its natural history is unknown to most.  On this episode, Bret Stetka discussed his book, A History of the Human Brain.
Topics: science, brain, history, evolution, groks
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Food allergies and related conditions appear to be increasing in prevalence.  But, how do we diagnose and treat these conditions.  On this episode, Dr. Ruchi Gupta discussed her book, Food Without Fear.
Topics: science, food, food allergy, celiac, nutrition, groks
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How did the concept of property arise in human society and is this a uniquely human attribute?  On this episode, Prof. Bart J. Wilson discussed his book, The Property Species.
Topics: science, property, sociology, economics, psychology, groks
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End of life care is rarely discussed, although it is perhaps one of the most important conversations that one must have.  On this episode, Dr. Angelo Volandes discussed end-of-life medical care
Topics: science, medicine, palliative care, end of life, death, groks, conversation
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Bullying has become a national issue, even more so with advances in technology.  On this episode, Clete Bulach discussed dealing with bullying.
Topics: science, bullying, groks
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Modern physics would likely not be the same without the work of Richard Feynman and John Wheeler.  On this episode, Prof. Paul Halpern discussed their work in the quantum labyrinth.
Topics: science, Feynman, Wheeler, physics, groks
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The gut is filled with a whole host of microbes that are essential for good health.  On this episode, Dr. Marie Claire-Arietta discussed the gut microbiome.
Topics: science, groks, gut, dirt, microbiome
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Although the invisible hand of economics may seem to be agnostic to the nature of industries supported, a change in the direction of capital may enable supporting clean industries.  On this episode, Joel Solomon discussed the clean money revolution.
Topics: science, economics, capitalism, groks
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The natural history of the earth and solar system can be surprisingly gleaned from the study of meteorites.  On this episode, Dr. Tim Gregory discussed his new book, Meteorite: How Stones From Outer Space Made Our World.
Topics: science, cosmochemistry, meteorite, physics, groks
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How can enduring change be implemented through psychotherapeutic practices?  How can the neuroscience of memory inform these clinical approached?  On this episode, Dr. Richard Lane discussed his book, The Neuroscience of Enduring Change.
Topics: science, neuroscience, memory, psychotherapy, consolidation, groks
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Creativity is an elusive feature of the human mind that many would like to harness.  How does it arise and how can we cultivate it?  On this episode, Matt Richtel discussed his new book, Inspired.
Topics: science, inspiration, creativity, neuroscience, psychology, groks
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The video game industry of the early 80s was dominated for a time by the Atari VCS.  But, the fall of the industry has been attributed to one video game, E.T.  On this episode, Howard Scott Warshaw discussed his new book, Once Upon Atari.
Topics: science, computers, video games, Atari, ET, groks
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A career in science is challenging, but even more so after serving time in prison.  How can the barriers facing former inmates be overcome?  On this episode, Dr. Stanley Andrisse discussed his book and organization, From Prison Cells to Ph.D.
Topics: science, prison, academia, groks
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The ability to track time has been a hallmark achievement of human ingenuity.  How has the history of timekeeping evolved?  On this episode, Dr. Chad Orzel discussed his book, A Brief History of Timekeeping.
Topics: science, physics, time, timekeeping, clocks, groks
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Oh, Canada! But, what do we know about our mysterious neighbor to the north?  On this episode, Jesse Brown discussed the Canadaland Guide to Canada.
Topics: Canada, science, groks
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Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Round-Up, has proven to be toxic to humans, yet it continues to be marketed.  On this episode, Carey Gillam discussed the troubling cover-up of glyphosate.
Topics: science, glyphosate, round-up, groks
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How can traumatic events be passed to subsequent generations?  On this episode, Mark Wolynn discussed identifying and treating intergenerational trauma.
Topics: science, groks, biology, epigenetics, psychology
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Medical mishaps are becoming more common, but what can be done to prevent them?  On this episode, RJ Austin discussed dealing with medical mistakes.
Topics: science, medicine, groks
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Living on earth may be tough, but what about living in outer space?  On this episode, Colin Stuart discussed how to live in space in the not-so-distant future.
Topics: science, space, groks
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Traumatic brain injury and other brain disorders can be difficult to diagnose properly.  Eye tracking is one technique to assess neurological function.  On this episode, Dr. Jam Ghajar discussed neurological eye tracking.
Topics: science, neurology, grok
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The bond shared with animals defines much of what makes us human, but how can empathy and shared destinies with animals affect our physical, mental, and societal health?  On this episode, Dr. Ayshar Akhtar discussed our symphony with animals?
Topics: science, medicine, animals, empathy
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Generic drugs are a ubiquitous part of the pharmaceutical market, but do they deliver the same effects?  On this episode, Ms. Katherine Eban discussed problems with generic drug manufacturing.
Topics: science, technology, groks, generic drugs, pharmaceuticals
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Walking may be one of the unique aspects of humanity is our ability for bipedal walking.  But, how has our modern lifestyle affected this uniquely human ability?  On this episode. Antonia Malchik discussed a Walking Life.
Topics: science, walking, groks
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The history of space exploration is vast and encompasses centuries of human activity.  On this episode, Roger D. Launius discussed the Smithsonian history of space exploration.
Topics: science, space, groks
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How do you fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria?  What would you do if one of your loved ones was fighting off such a bacteria?  On this episode, Dr. Steffanie Strathdee discussed her story in the Perfect Predator.
Topics: science, groks, virus, bacteria, biology
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Meteoric impacts are extremely frequent events on the earth, so much so that the next one might completely destroy the planet.  On this episode, Gordon L. Dillow discussed these events in his book, Fire in the Sky.
Topics: science, astronomy, meteors, asteroids, groks
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The fragility and weak points in societal structures may cause worry and consternation in most.  But, some individuals respond instead by building.  On this episode, Bradley Garrett discussed his new book, Bunker: Building for the End Times.
Topics: science, sociology, bunker, groks
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How can a society be justly organized?  Does it depend on the ability of the citizenry to self regulate?  On this episode, Dr. Stuart Shanker discussed his new book, Reframed: Self Reg for a Just Society.
Topics: science, psychology, sociology, self reg, groks
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Harmony in relationships is often sought as the ideal state of affairs, but can discord be even more powerful in building healthy relationships?  On this episode, Dr. Claudia M. Gold discussed her new book, The Power of Discord.
Topics: science, discord, relationships, groks
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Aging may seem like an inevitable deterioration of our bodies, but is there a routine way to prevent it?  Can exercise help?  On this episode, Judy Foreman discussed her book, Exercise is Medicine.
Topics: science, exercise, aging, medicine, groks
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Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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The success of humans as a species is often attributed to the profound increase in brain size.  However, does culture have a more important role?  On this episode, Gaia Vince discussed her new book, Transcendence.
Topics: science, humans, humanity, culture, transcendence, groks
Source: Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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What is the possibility of life elsewhere in the universe?  How much closer are we to determining this issue?  On this episode, Professor Michael Summers discussed the possibility of extraterrestrial life in his book, Imagined Life.
Topics: science, exobiology, exoplanets, extraterrestrial life, groks
Source: Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast