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Bringing you the latest in science, academia and research from the greatest minds on the planet.
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Bringing you the latest in science, academia and research from the greatest minds on the planet.

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Ep. #14 - The Genius of NFL Coach Bill Belichick, Patrick Dixon, Claremont McKenna

1/22/2018
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Patrick Dixon is the researcher and author of the paper 'The Differenting Personal and Tactical Dimensions of Head Coaches in the NFL: Why is Bill Belichick Successful when others are not? Belichick is of course the coach of the New England Patriots – an American football team that seems to have conquered the System of American Football – loved or despised the fact of the matter is Belichick has the most Super Bowl wins of all time. So for this episode deep dive into American Football, or...

Duration:00:44:33

Ep. #13 Human Origins - Rick Potts, Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History

1/22/2018
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Paleoanthropologist Rick Potts heads the Smithsonian’s Human Origins Program and holds the Peter Buck Chair in Human Origins at the National Museum of Natural History. Since joining the Smithsonian in 1985, Rick has dedicated his research to piecing together the record of Earth’s environmental change and human adaptation. His ideas on how human evolution responded to environmental instability have stimulated wide attention and new research in several scientific fields. Rick has developed...

Duration:01:11:37

Ep.#12 The Secret Life of Bees - Dr. Boris Baer, Director of CIBER

1/25/2017
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Dr Baer is the Director of the Centre for Integrative Bee Research (CIBER) at the University of Western Australia. CIBER is the first large-scale organisation focused on honey bee research in Australia. It conducts research into an array of bee-related issues, including honey bee reproduction, immunity, ecology and how best to protect bees from future decline. http://www.ciber.science.uwa.edu.au/

Duration:00:47:19

Ep. #11 Fighting Tasmanian Devil Cancer - Dr. Rodrigo Hamede, Ecologist

1/25/2017
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The Tasmanian Devil -A rare creature with a mytically ferocious temper made famous through the animated series Looney Tunes that is unfortunately under threat from a rare type of cancer eating through the tiny and remote population still in existence. Dr. Rodrigo Hamede is a Wildlife Ecologist specializing in Infections Diseases who is tackling this form of virilant cancer known as Devil Facial Tumor Disease http://www.utas.edu.au/profiles/staff/zoology/rodrigo-hamede

Duration:00:30:07

Ep. #10b Fascinating Ocean Adaptations - Dr. Tracey Sutton, Oceanic Ecologist

1/25/2017
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Ever wondered about those mysterious creatures of the deep?! Dr. Tracey Sutton from Nova Southeastern University's research focuses on the ecology of marine systems, particularly those of the open ocean , with emphasis on the fauna and ecology of the deep-pelagic zone by combining observational, organismal and theoretical approaches to help understand Earth’s largest, but least known ecosystems.

Duration:00:34:06