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Evolution is about more than survival of the fittest. It's also about the survival of the most cooperative. Join us as we explore the collaborative side of life sciences research, and work to consciously evolve science itself. This podcast is a production of Penn State University's Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences.

Evolution is about more than survival of the fittest. It's also about the survival of the most cooperative. Join us as we explore the collaborative side of life sciences research, and work to consciously evolve science itself. This podcast is a production of Penn State University's Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences.
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Evolution is about more than survival of the fittest. It's also about the survival of the most cooperative. Join us as we explore the collaborative side of life sciences research, and work to consciously evolve science itself. This podcast is a production of Penn State University's Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences.

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Episodes

Live from the 2019 National Science Writers Conference

11/21/2019
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This special live episode was recorded at SciWri 2019 - a national conference for science journalists hosted by Penn State in 2019. The panel featured a panel of ground-breaking Penn State researchers sharing their trials, tribulations and hard-won best practices for trans-disciplinary life sciences research. The taping includes a live Q&A with the audience. Podcast Panelists: • Jennifer Macalady– Combining geosciences and microbiology, Macalady explores life in deep caves, investigating...

Duration:01:13:41

Bugs vs. Drugs: How many antibiotics should we take?

10/14/2019
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In this episode, we discuss a unique, collaborative research project that brought together experts in infectious disease and communications to explore appropriate interventions for reducing the threat of antibiotic resistance. Through a collaboration with Penn State's Student Health Services, a Big 10 campus became a living laboratory for the first stages of this innovative and important experiment. Guests: Andrew Read - Evan Pugh University Professor of Biology and Entomology, Eberly...

Duration:00:50:59

Life evolves through collaboration. Science should too.

9/15/2019
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In this pilot episode, we discuss the importance of collaboration as an evolutionary driver, and explore ways that trans-disciplinary teams of scientists can mimic nature, evolving the way research is done. We also unpack the story of why and how Penn State has become a hotbed for this kind of work. Guests: Andrew Read - Evan Pugh University Professor of Biology and Entomology, Eberly Professor of Biotechnology and director of the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences at Penn State Nina G....

Duration:00:57:13