BiPiSci – Identity Crisis: Tina Hesman Saey / Ancestral DNA

April 29, 2019

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! BiPiSci – Ancestral DNA click to listen (TRT 10:11) Part 1 of Identity Crisis, featuring Tina Hesman Saey, senior writer covering molecular biology for Science News, including a series on genetic testing.

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Big Picture Science – Gained in Translation

April 22, 2019

Big Picture Science – Free Range Dinosaursclick to listen! Your virtual assistant is not without a sense of humor. Its repertoire includes the classic story involving a chicken and a road. But will Alexa laugh at your jokes? Will she groan at your puns? Telling jokes is one thing. Teaching a computer to recognize humor […]

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BiPiSci – Gained in Translation: Julia Rayz / A.I. Comedy

April 22, 2019

BiPiSci – A.I. Comedy click to listen (TRT 7:12) Click above to listen to part 1 of Gained in Translation, featuring Julia Rayz, Computer scientist and associate professor at Purdue University’s Department of Computer and Information Technology, discussing the difficulty in training A.I. to have a sense of humor.

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BiPiSci – Gained in Translation: Richard Wrangham / We Domesticated Apes

April 22, 2019

BiPiSci – We Domesticated Apes click to listen (TRT 12:07) Click above to listen to part 4 of Gained in Translation, featuring Richard Wrangham, Biological anthropologist at Harvard University and author of “The Goodness Paradox: The Strange Relationship Between Virtue and Violence in Human Evolution.”

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BiPiSci – Gained in Translation: Doug Vakoch / Messaging E.T.

April 22, 2019

BiPiSci – Messaging E.T. click to listen (TRT 12:46) Click above to listen to part 3 of Gained in Translation, featuring Doug Vakoch, Psychologist and president of the non-profit organization METI International, describing the message his group sent to a nearby star with known exoplanets.

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BiPiSci – Gained in Translation: Steve Adler / Moon Cheese

April 22, 2019

BiPiSci – Moon Cheese click to listen (TRT 1:34) Click above to listen to part 2 of Gained in Translation, featuring Steve Adler, Mayor of Austin, Texas, discussing the cargo he sent to the moon in an attempt to reach out to extraterrestrials.

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BiPiSci – Free Range Dinosaurs

April 15, 2019

Big Picture Science – Free Range Dinosaursclick to listen! Dinosaurs are once again stomping and snorting their way across the screen of your local movie theater. But these beefy beasts stole the show long before CGI brought them back in the Jurassic Park blockbusters. Dinosaurs had global dominance for the better part of 165 million […]

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BiPiSci – Free Range Dinosaurs: Golden Age of Dinosaur Discovery

April 15, 2019

BiPiSci – Golden Age of Dinosaur Discovery click to listen (TRT 11:51) Click above to listen to part 4 of Free Range Dinosaurs, featuring Kenneth Lacovara, the Paleontologist who unearthed the largest land dinosaur known: Dreadnoughtus. He is also founding dean of the School of Earth and Environment at Rowan University, director of the Jean […]

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BiPiSci – Free Range Dinosaurs: Dreadnoughtus

April 15, 2019

BiPiSci – Dreadnoughtus click to listen (TRT 13:27) Click above to listen to part 3 of Free Range Dinosaurs, featuring Kenneth Lacovara, the Paleontologist who unearthed the largest land dinosaur known: Dreadnoughtus. He is also founding dean of the School of Earth and Environment at Rowan University, director of the Jean and Ric Edelman Fossil […]

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BiPiSci – Free Range Dinosaurs: American Museum of Natural History

April 15, 2019

BiPiSci – American Museum of Natural History click to listen (TRT 4:48) Click above to listen to part 2 of Free Range Dinosaurs, wherein Molly visits the American Museum of Natural History and speaks with dinosaur enthusiasts.

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