Neil deGrasse Tyson and Honeybee Robotics’ Stephen Gorevan focus on robots here on Earth, from steam pipe repairing robotic inchworms and Predator drones to Asimov’s Three Laws of Robotics and the practicality of cyborgs.
Talking kids’ science books with Maria Sosa; predicting happiness in marriage with James McNulty; investigating questionable scholarly publishing practices in China with Mara Hvistendahl.
Editor’s Audio Summary by Howard Bauchner, MD, Editor in Chief of JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, for the November 27, 2013 issue
The minimum requirements for a Y chromosome with Monika Ward; Eliot Marshall checks in on U.S.’s missile interception program 30 years later; Sylvia Zhu breaks down observations from the brightest gamma-ray burst.
Editor’s Audio Summary by Eric D. Peterson, MD, MPH, Associate Editor, the Journal of the American Medical Association, for the November 20, 2013 issue
From Mars to Europa, the human exploration of space is increasingly robotic. Laugh and learn about our mechanical marvels from Neil deGrasse Tyson, Eugene Mirman and their special guests at StarTalk Live.
The origin of dog domestication in Europe with Robert Wayne; Richard Lenski tracks the adaptation of bacteria over 50,000 generations; Robert Services describes the prospects of a new contender in solar technology.
Editor’s Audio Summary by Howard Bauchner, MD, Editor in Chief of JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, for the November 13, 2013 issue
How scientifically accurate was the movie, Gravity? Neil deGrasse Tyson and Chuck Nice answer your questions with a little help from NASA astronaut Mike Massimino.
Editor’s Audio Summary by Mary McGrae McDermott, MD, Senior Editor, the Journal of the American Medical Association, for the November 06, 2013 issue