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In a world of educational chaos, where can you turn to help your child flourish? Join Carol Lloyd as she dives into the science and stories behind how kids thrive. From how kids become math-phobic to what's going on inside your teenager's brain, it’s the science of learning, fun and unspun. Visit us at greatschools.org/likeasponge for links to resources and more.
 
An official journal of the Genetics Society, Heredity publishes high-quality articles describing original research and theoretical insights in all areas of genetics. Research papers are complimented by News & Commentary articles and reviews, keeping researchers and students abreast of hot topics in the field.
 
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Welcome to the Nature Research Soundcloud page! Here you will find our weekly Nature podcast - featuring highlighted content from the week's edition of Nature, including interviews with the people behind the science, and in-depth commentary and analysis from journalists covering science around the world. Springer Nature publishes journals and online databases across the life, physical and applied sciences and clinical medicine. Nature is the world's foremost weekly scientific journal and is ...
 
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We are serving up four movie reviews this week on The Movie Breakdown, including two movies that are really beloved comedies. We discuss the movie that not only was the likely inspiration for a slew of comedies in the 1990s but also gave Leslie Nielsen a second career in the cop parody picture, The Naked Gun. We also have what is a Canada cult clas…
 
Join Prof. Daniel Blumstein (UCLA) as he discusses his new popular science book The Nature of Fear: Survival Lessons from the Wild. Prof. Blumstein has scoured the animal kingdom in search of better ways for us to live wisely with this primordial emotion and cope with risk. It’s a journey that’s involved diving with giant clams, biking through tige…
 
The genetic structure of a population can shape an organism’s ecology and evolution. However, that structure often changes depending on the geographic scale you’re looking at. In this episode Dr Alex Twyford (University of Edinburgh) discusses the complicated genetic structures displayed by an emerging model – the yellow monkey flower, Mimulus gutt…
 
The application of the study of genetics and the use of big data to identify patterns of inheritance as well as de novo mutations has had a dramatic impact on the field of Autism Spectrum Disorder research, and it offers pathways to a greater understanding of biological mechanisms, even potentially treatments. Matthew State, chair of the department…
 
Civil wars, proxy wars, cold wars, hot wars. Economic collapse, the collapse of civil societies and governments. Hunger, torture, disease. Many parts of the world seem to be falling apart in 2020, but even then, the Middle East is its own special case. To talk about the state of one of the world’s most turbulent regions, Steven Cook joins us. Cook …
 
Remember that one time you and your friends got into a deep conversation about what it would be like to have accordions for legs? Wait, you don't?! Fine. Let's talk about that, running for your life while wearing Rollerblades, getting an expensive pocket knife confiscated because you're an idiot, why you shouldn't glue your vagina shut, and more on…
 
Join Prof. Daniel Blumstein (UCLA) as he discusses his new popular science book The Nature of Fear: Survival Lessons from the Wild. Prof. Blumstein has scoured the animal kingdom in search of better ways for us to live wisely with this primordial emotion and cope with risk. It’s a journey that’s involved diving with giant clams, biking through tige…
 
It is another big week of The Movie Breakdown as we have four movie reviews for you with some of the pictures considered beloved classics. We discuss the buddy comedy that showed Arnold Schwarzenegger can do the funny and teams up with the always great Danny DeVito in Twins. Thrillers based on John Grisham novels were huge in the 1990s, so we look …
 
Fort Hood. One of America’s largest military bases is off the long stretch of highway between Dallas and Austin. Its Commander was set to transfer out and take over command of a division at Fort Bliss, but the Army announced on Sept. 1 that wouldn’t be happening. To anyone who’s been following the news, the reasons are pretty clear. At last count, …
 
Smoking in adults and adolescents is at an all-time low today, yet around 1 in 2 children who visit the Emergency Department have been exposed to tobacco smoke. We know that there numerous health consequences associated with tobacco smoke exposure (TSE), and that this also comes at a substantial monetary cost- in 2010, child tobacco smoke exposure …
 
Did you know there's an IG model with almost 500,000 followers who promotes drinking semen smoothies to boost your immune system... and also rub jizz on your face while you're at it? Well, there is. Let's talk about that, jumping off a three story hotel building into an 8-foot swimming pool, almost catching your house on fire killing wasps, sexy ta…
 
It has been a few weeks since movie theatres opened up back here in Ontario, but it looks like it will be months before the big studios start delivering most of their major pictures. It is allowing for some smaller films time on the big screen and this week we look at the romantic comedy starring Geraldine Viswanathan (Blockers, The Package) and Da…
 
Ghost guns. Untraceable weapons manufactured in the home. They’ve been with us forever, but they’ve taken on a new menace in the age of 3D printers and digital distribution. Here to walk us through the new phenomenon is Mark A Tallman. Tallman is an Assistant Professor of Homeland Security & Emergency Management at Massachusetts Maritime Academy. H…
 
On August 4, an explosion levelled a port in the Lebanese city of Beirut. Aging ammonium nitrate was the direct cause, but that the explosive fertilizer had been left for almost a decade in a storage warehouse speaks to the broader problems in Lebanon. A corrupt government, a financial crisis, a protest movement, and suffering citizens. Here to wal…
 
*** WE ARE AWARE OF THE AUDIO ISSUE ON THIS EPISODE. IT HAS BEEN ADDRESSED. *** Have you ever opened up a can of food and immediately thought to yourself, "You know what? I wish there was a human mouth with gnarly teeth in here." No? Fine. But let's still talk about that, a grandma getting kicked out of bingo night for having a hole in her neck, fo…
 
The genetic structure of a population can shape an organism’s ecology and evolution. However, that structure often changes depending on the geographic scale you’re looking at. In this episode Dr Alex Twyford (University of Edinburgh) discusses the complicated genetic structures displayed by an emerging model – the yellow monkey flower, Mimulus gutt…
 
The movie theatres have been open for a few weeks in most of Canada, but the real movie studio tentpoles have finally arrived. We have one of the biggest and most anticipated movies to review this week in Christopher Nolan's twisty sci-fi spy thriller, Tenet. Speaking of anticipating, it has been three years since we originally were expecting to se…
 
Did you know that Dan was once a counselor for naughty kids? And then during a counseling session, he passed out and the naughty kids raided the medicine cabinet? hahaha... let's talk about that, jerking off in a movie theater, a poor girl who woke up on the embalming table, having tastebuds in your butthole, and more on today's episode of Is We Du…
 
Museum collections play a vital role in active research and conservation programmes, and in this episode we’re going to explore a prime example of just how valuable they can be. Join Kyle Ewart (University of Sydney; Australian Museum Research Institute) and Leo Joseph (Australian National Wildlife Collection, CSIRO) as they discuss their recent re…
 
A history of distrust and skepticism surrounds genetics research for Alaska Native tribes. Not having tribal health organizations engaged with genetics research in a meaningful way means Alaska Native people are missing out on benefits from discoveries that come out of research. On this month’s GenePod, Denise Dillard, PhD, director of research for…
 
A conversation with David Rimm, the author of a recent study on Triple negative breast cancer, on using a novel statistical algorithm (ONEST) to improve reproducibility of PD-L1 assessment by pathologistsAssociated article: Prospective multi-institutional evaluation of pathologist assessment of PD-L1 assays for patient selection in triple negative …
 
It has been a crazy year and for a long portion of it, there weren't any theatrical movies to review. But we still had movies and some of them were really good. This is why that even if it is a few months late, we've decided to do our annual look at the best movies at the mid-year point (plus two months). It is The Breakdown of the Best of 2020 So …
 
Hello and welcome to the final episode of War College. Don’t worry, we’re not going anywhere. We’re just becoming Angry Planet. From time to time we record things that, for whatever reason, don’t quite work. Sometimes the audio is bad. Sometimes the news cycle destroys the story. Sometimes the the very famous, big name podcast host you have on as a…
 
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