Popular Science Radio
Evolution & Space | FULL SHOW | #24611/15/14
With blockbusters like "Interstellar" hitting the silver screen, we shine a light on what Hollywood got right, and what's straight fantasy. We're covering everything from evolution to black holes and the relativity theory. You don't want to miss this...
ENCORE: Innovations & Infections | FULL SHOW | #245
Would you drive a 3D-Printed car or have a 3D-Printed organ transplant? We cover the bleeding edge of this exciting tech. Plus, we're delving into wearable drones, Walking Dead, the Ebola outbreak, and more. Segment 1: Wearable Drone Look out Apple...
ENCORE: Wearable Drone | SEGMENT 1 | #245
Look out Apple watch! Nixie is making drones a fashion accessory. Pop Sci's Kelsey Atherton fills us in on the tiny drone that you wear like a wrist watch. Plus, stay up to date with the latest drone privacy legislature.
ENCORE: Printed Vehicle | SEGMENT 2 | #245
Local Motors is aiming to make new vehicle designs come to market up to 50 times faster than traditional automotive manufacturing. How? With 3D-Printing! Jay Rodgers tells us more.
ENCORE: Rapid Changes | SEGMENT 3 | #245
More than good looks, 3D-printed cars may in fact be safer than traditional autos. Local Motors is modeling a production schedule similar to cell phones with rapid updates to take full advantage of tech advances. Jay Rodgers explains how this exciting...
ENCORE: Because Science | SEGMENT 4 | #245
Is hyperbolic news coverage blowing the Ebola outbreak out of proportion? Host of Because Science and Nerdist Industries Science Editor, Kyle Hill talks Ebola, Walking Dead virus, and zombie apocalypse.
ENCORE: EV-D68 | SEGMENT 5 | #245
The rapidly spreading respiratory virus, EV-D68 is making headlines following the hospitalization and several deaths of children nationwide. Dr. Cort Stoskopf gives us the latest public health update.
ENCORE: Made to Order | SEGMENT 6 | #245
Need a new heart? Dr. Cort Stoskopf sounds off on the tremendous advantages of 3D-Printed organs.
Society 2.0 & Diet Advice | FULL SHOW | #244
We're taking a glimpse into the future of society with friendly robots, helpful drones and DIY currency manufacturing. Then, learn how to drop pounds by frying up bacon! Segment 1: Robot Ethics Can a robot successfully determine right from wrong?...
Minting Money | SEGMENT 3 | #244
The world runs on money. Our postapocalyptic MacGyver, Chris Hackett is getting in on the game and making his own currency. Chris shares the details of his DIY coin manufacturing machine.
Help from Above | SEGMENT 4 | #244
Our resident drone expert, Kelsey Atherton is back to share the latest applications for drones including water rescues, and malaria outbreak tracking.
Ditch the Carbs | SEGMENT 5 | #244
Author of "Eat Bacon, Don't Jog" Grant Petersen says that good fats are diet friendly. If you're ready to slim down while enjoying a hearty burger, you won't want to miss this segment.
Diet Advice | SEGMENT 6 | #244
Our bodies need food like a car needs fuel. Dr. Cort Stoskopf sounds off on sensible eating and the validity of high fat, high protein diet plans.
Drugs & Addiction | FULL SHOW | #243
Western drug culture is rapidly evolving. We explore a new age of legal (and illegal) drugs readily available on the web, and why people feel the need to self medicate. Segment 1: Legal Drugs Every day we hear about what the internet has done to music...
Legal Drugs | SEGMENT 1 | #243
Every day we hear about what the internet has done to music and literature, but another massive industry has been transformed by the web, drugs! Investigative journalist and author of "Drugs Unlimited: The Web Revolution that Changes the Way We Get...
Drugs Unlimited | SEGMENT 2 | #243
In the span of four years, there were more than 243 new drug compounds created. Mike Power says that every time a drug is banned, a new and more dangerous drug becomes available.
Policy Changes | SEGMENT 3 | #243
Loss of limb, life, and liberty are not strong enough deterrents from drug use so what's the solution? Mike Power is calling for the the legalization of safer drugs like marijuana.
Self Medicating | SEGMENT 4 | #243
There is a huge connection between experiencing trauma and seeking drugs and alcohol to self-soothe. Dr. Bessel van der Kolk, author of "The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind and Body in the Healing of Trauma" tells us how to train our brain to be the...
Procrastination | SEGMENT 5 | #243
Did you know that you can you be addicted to procrastination? Dr. Barbara Oakley, Author of "A Mind for Numbers" has the solution to stay focused.
Drugs 2.0 | SEGMENT 6 | #243
We're in a world where drug legislation is outpaced by technology. Dr. Cort Stoskopf offers a final take on legal drug use.
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