Big Picture Science – Gene-y in a Bottle

June 5, 2017

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! Big Picture Science – Gene-y in a Bottleclick to listen! You can’t pick your parents. But soon you may be able to change the DNA they gave you. CRISPR technology is poised to take DNA editing to new levels […]

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Big Picture Science – Gene-y in a Bottle: Josiah Zayner / Bio-hacking

June 5, 2017

Josiah’s kitchen counter laboratory Big Picture Science – Bio-hacking click to listen (TRT 11:04) Click above to listen to part 3 of Gene-y in a Bottle, featuring Josiah Zayner, biohacker and former NASA synthetic biologist, demonstrating how anyone can do biological experiments in their own kitchen. His biohacking store. Josiah and one of his required […]

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Big Picture Science – Gene-y in a Bottle: Jacob Corn / CRISPR

June 5, 2017

Big Picture Science – CRISPR click to listen (TRT 11:19) Click above to listen to part 2 of Gene-y in a Bottle, featuring Jacob Corn, scientific director at the Innovative Genomics Initiative of University of California, Berkeley, and Katelynn Kazane, research assistant at the Innovative Genomics Initiative of University of California, Berkeley, discussing how CRISPR […]

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Big Picture Science – Gene-y in a Bottle: Lee Goldman / Genetic Burden

June 5, 2017

Big Picture Science – Genetic Burden click to listen (TRT 13:45) Click above to listen to part 1 of Gene-y in a Bottle, featuring Lee Goldman, cardiologist, dean of Columbia University Medical Center, and author of “Too Much of a Good Thing; How Four Key Survival Traits Are Now Killing Us”.

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Big Picture Science – The Crater Good

May 29, 2017

Big Picture Science – The Crater Goodclick to listen! It was, “a giant leap for mankind,” but the next step forward may require going back. Yes, back to the moon. Only this time the hardware may come from China. Or perhaps Europe. In fact, it seems that the only developed nation not going lunar is […]

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Big Picture Science – The Crater Good: Margaret Race / Moon Protection

May 29, 2017

The Crater Good – Moon Protection click to listen (trt 10:25) Click above to listen to part 5 of The Crater Good, featuring Margaret Race, biologist and principal investigator at the SETI Institute, explaining how international planetary protection regulations apply to exploration of the moon.

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Big Picture Science – The Crater Good: Apollo 17 Returns to the Moon

May 29, 2017

The Crater Good – Apollo 17 Returns to the Moon click to listen (trt 2:39) Click above to listen to part 4 of The Crater Good, wherein we imagine that NASA sends Apollo 17 back to the moon to stake the USA’s claim before Europe and China can land there half a century later.

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Big Picture Science – The Crater Good: Edward Young / Moon Creation

May 29, 2017

The Crater Good – Moon Creation click to listen (trt 7:21) Click above to listen to part 3 of The Crater Good, featuring Edward Young, cosmochemist and geochemist at UCLA, suggesting that Theia, the hypothetical planetoid that scientists believe collided with the Earth 4.5 billion years ago, hit our planet directly, and that the moon […]

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Big Picture Science – The Crater Good: Clive Neal / Moon Colonies

May 29, 2017

The Crater Good – Moon Colonies click to listen (trt 7:26) Click above to listen to part 2 of The Crater Good, featuring Clive Neal, geologist at the University of Notre Dame, discussing how the moon’s natural resources might be exploited to build colonies.

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Big Picture Science – The Crater Good: James Oberg / China on the Moon

May 29, 2017

The Crater Good – China on the Moon click to listen (trt 7:35) Click above to listen to part 1 of The Crater Good, featuring James Oberg, former Space Shuttle Mission Control engineer and space policy expert, discussing China’s current and future missions to the moon.

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