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Science Podcasts

Telling the stories of researchers, their studies, and how their work impacts you and the world you live in.

Telling the stories of researchers, their studies, and how their work impacts you and the world you live in.

Location:

United States

Description:

Telling the stories of researchers, their studies, and how their work impacts you and the world you live in.

Language:

English


Episodes

REACH COVID 19 Spillover

4/9/2020
This COVID-19 episode of the Reach Podcast features Dr. Kurt Vandegrift and his research of spillover as it relates to the Coronavirus. In this episode of the Reach podcast, we have a socially distant conversation with Dr. Kurt Vandegrift from The Penn State Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences. As part of the Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Dr. Vandegrift studies zoonotic disease, spillover, population biology and emerging viruses. We discuss how Dr. Vandegrift’s studies relate to...

Duration:00:15:19

COVID-19: Human Movement and Behavior

4/9/2020
This COVID-19 episode of the Reach Podcast features Nita Bharti and her research of Human Movement and Behavior as it relates to the Coronavirus. In this episode of the Reach podcast, we talk to Nita Bharti from The Penn State Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences. As part of the Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Nita studies human movement and human behavior as it relates to the spreading of infectious diseases. We discuss the theories and models behind social distancing and why it is...

Duration:00:16:56

The Family

12/2/2019
In the first episode of the Reach podcast, we sit down with three researchers to talk about family-related issues.

Duration:00:33:29

Materials and You

12/2/2019
In this, the second episode of the Reach podcast, Beth and Cole sit down with three researchers to talk about the materials in your world.

Duration:00:30:22

Climate Change

12/2/2019
In the third episode of the Reach podcast, we sit down with three researchers to talk about climate change.

Duration:00:24:24

Technology

12/2/2019
This episode, the 4th of the Reach podcast, includes interviews with 2 researchers that talk about not only how technology affects us as humans, but how tech can help us as well.

Duration:00:33:08

Spotted Lanternfly

12/2/2019
In the 5th episode of the Reach podcast, Dr. Julie Urban joins us in-studio to discuss the Spotted Lanternfly and the severity of the impact to agriculture.

Duration:00:29:03

Diseases and Wildlife

12/2/2019
In the 6th episode of the Reach podcast, we discuss diseases in wildlife.

Duration:00:17:26

Human & Environmental Health

12/2/2019
In the seventh episode of the Reach podcast, we sit down with 3 researchers to talk about human and environmental health.

Duration:00:28:47

Helping Developing Countries

12/2/2019
In this, the final episode of season 1 of the Reach podcast, Beth and Cole sit down with 3 researchers to talk about the work being done at Penn State to help developing countries.

Duration:00:32:24

Materials And You

11/25/2019
“We are truly living in a materials world.” -Dr. Tak-Sing Wong. In this, the second episode of the Reach podcast, Beth and Cole sit down with 3 researchers to talk about the materials in your world. First up, we talk with Dr. Susan Trolier-McKinstry about how materials are used while developing devices that harvest energy. Second, we speak with Dr. Jian Yang about biomaterials and healing stronger bones. Last, we interview Dr. Tak-Sing Wong about looking to nature to create new materials.

Duration:00:30:18

The Family

11/25/2019
In the premiere episode of the Reach podcast, we sit down with 3 researchers to talk about family-related issues. First up, we talk with Dr. Paul Morgan about success in early childhood education. Second, we speak with Dr. Orfeu Buxton about the Fragile Families study and sleep. Finally, we interview Dr. Martin Sliwinski about the work he is doing with healthy aging.

Duration:00:33:29