Big Picture Science – Glutenous Maximus: Dana Lis / Gluten Free

April 17, 2017

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! Glutenous Maximus – Gluten Free click to listen (trt 9:40) Part 2 of Skeptic Check: Glutenous Maximus, featuring Dana Lis, sports dietician and PhD student at the University of Tasmania, describing her study which found no health benefits in […]

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Big Picture Science – Your Brain’s Reins

April 10, 2017

Big Picture Science – Your Brain’s Reins You are your brain. But what happens when your brain changes for the worse – either by physical injury or experience? Are you still responsible for your actions? We hear how the case of a New York man charged with murder was one of the first to introduce […]

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Big Picture Science – Your Brain’s Reins: Peter Vishton / Brain Master

April 10, 2017

Your Brain’s Reins – Brain Master click to listen (TRT 9:53) Click above to listen to part 4 of Your Brain’s Reins, featuring Peter Vishton, psychologist at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, describing how our unconscious minds are really in charge of making decisions for us.

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Big Picture Science – Your Brain’s Reins: Adam Alter / Addictive Devices

April 10, 2017

Your Brain’s Reins – Addictive Devices click to listen (TRT 11:58) Click above to listen to part 3 of Your Brain’s Reins, featuring Adam Alter, assistant professor of marketing and psychology at New York University, Stern School of Business, and author of Irresistible: the Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked.

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Big Picture Science – Your Brain’s Reins: Hilarie Cash / Internet Addiction

April 10, 2017

Your Brain’s Reins – Internet Addiction click to listen (TRT 6:20) Click above to listen to part 2 of Your Brain’s Reins, featuring Hilarie Cash, co-founder and chief clinical officer of reSTART, an internet addiction recovery program.

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Big Picture Science – Your Brain’s Reins: Kevin Davis / NeuroLaw

April 10, 2017

Your Brain’s Reins – NeuroLaw click to listen (TRT 12:39) Click above to listen to part 1 of Your Brain’s Reins, featuring Kevin Davis, author of The Brain Defense: Murder in Manhattan and the Dawn of Neuroscience in America’s Courtrooms, describing the 1991 case of a man who murdered his wife and was later found […]

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Big Picture Science – Winging It

April 3, 2017

Big Picture Science – Winging It Ask anyone what extraordinary powers they’d love to have, and you’re sure to hear “be able to fly.” We’ve kind of scratched that itch with airplanes. But have we gone as far as we can go, or are better flying machines in our future? And whatever happened to our […]

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Big Picture Science – Winging It: Sanjiv Singh / Flying Cars

April 3, 2017

Winging It – Flying Cars click to listen (TRT 7:44) Part 4 of Winging It, featuring Sanjiv Singh, research professor at the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, on his previous work in engineering a flying car for DARPA.

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Big Picture Science – Winging It: Duncan Wass / Self-repairing Airplanes

April 3, 2017

Winging It – Self-repairing Airplanes click to listen (TRT 7:05) Part 3 of Winging It, featuring Duncan Wass, professor of chemistry at the University of Bristol, U.K., discussing his work developing material that fixes tiny cracks in airplane wings.

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Big Picture Science – Winging It: David Alexander / Evolution of Flight

April 3, 2017

Winging It – Evolution of Flight click to listen (TRT 11:08) Part 2 of Winging It, featuring David Alexander, ecologist, evolutionary biologist at the University of Kansas, and author of On the Wing: Insects, Pterosaurs, Birds, Bats and the Evolution of Animal Flight.

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