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Episode 6: Tim McKay

11/27/2017
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This week's guest Tim McKay tells the story of his early science days–when he defended his research equipment against mice, scorpions, and rattlesnakes in the desert–to his tamer, more recent efforts to welcome people into the fold of higher education.

Duration:00:32:53

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11/24/2017
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A scientist who can speak to decades of experience in astrophysics research, upcoming guest Tim McKay has found new inspiration in making higher education broadly accessible.

Duration:00:00:55

Episode 5: Sara Aton

11/20/2017
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Sara Aton is a University of Michigan scientist, researcher, alumna, and professor in the College of LSA with a background in visual art. She wound up in science after her job working with autistic clients made her want to know more about the brain. Now she studies the science of sleep.

Duration:02:13:41

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11/17/2017
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Upcoming guest Sara Aton is a University of Michigan scientist, researcher, alumna, and professor in the College of LSA with a background in visual art. She wound up in science after her job working with autistic clients made her want to know more about the brain. Now she studies the science of sleep.

Duration:00:02:13

Episode 4: Orie Shafer

11/13/2017
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Orie Shafer is a University of Michigan professor in the College of LSA who obsesses about biological clocks, which determine rhythms of activity in organisms. He studies networks of clock neurons in the brain to figure out how they orchestrate rhythmic behaviors.

Duration:00:39:02

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11/9/2017
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Upcoming guest Orie Shafer is a University of Michigan professor in the College of LSA who obsesses about biological clocks, which determine rhythms of activity in organisms. He studies networks of clock neurons in the brain to figure out how they orchestrate rhythmic behaviors.

Duration:00:00:55

Episode 3: Meghan Duffy

11/6/2017
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This week's guest, Meghan Duffy, sunk to a low point in her life and career when some of her early experiments failed. But she recovered enough to eventually score a faculty position at Michigan, and she recently snagged an invitation to speak at the March for Science in Washington, D.C. She posts articles with ideas, opinions, commentary, advice, and humor at the Dynamic Ecology blog. She's an ecology professor who takes her responsibilities seriously as a mentor in science, especially to...

Duration:02:07:14

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11/5/2017
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This week's guest, Meg Duffy, sunk to a low point in her life and career when some of her early experiments failed. But she recovered enough to eventually score a faculty position at Michigan, and she recently snagged an invitation to speak at the March for Science in Washington, D.C. She posts articles with ideas, opinions, commentary, advice, and humor at the Dynamic Ecology blog. She's an ecology professor who takes her responsibilities seriously as a mentor in science, especially to...

Duration:00:00:51

Episode 2: Abby Lamb

10/30/2017
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This week's guest, Abby Lamb, is a Ph.D. student at the University of Michigan. She converted from being a fundamentalist, proselytizing about Christianity and creationism, to an evolutionary biologist who advocates for science.

Duration:01:36:24

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10/26/2017
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This week's guest, Abby Lamb, is a Ph.D. student at the University of Michigan. She converted from being a fundamentalist, proselytizing about Christianity and creationism, to an evolutionary biologist who advocates for science.

Duration:00:00:44

Episode 1: Trisha Wittkopp

10/23/2017
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This week’s guest, Trisha Wittkopp, is a professor in MCDB and in LSA’s Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB). She’s a geneticist to the core who wonders deeply about how changes in genes produce differences in living things.

Duration:01:55:22

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10/19/2017
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This week’s guest, Trisha Wittkopp, is a professor in MCDB and in LSA’s Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB). She’s a geneticist to the core who wonders deeply about how changes in genes produce differences in living things.

Duration:00:00:49

Season 1 Preview (in the beginning...)

10/18/2017
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A show about science, research, and the humans involved in making it happen. Coming later this month from the curious minds at the University of Michigan College of Literature, Science, and the Arts.

Duration:00:00:44

Season 1 Preview (infomercial)

10/12/2017
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A show about science, research, and the humans involved in making it happen. Coming later this month from the curious minds at the University of Michigan College of Literature, Science, and the Arts.

Duration:00:02:10