How fast can you say the name of our summary episode without stopping? Feel like trying? This is what its called - A Seasonful of Soupçons! Listen to our banter and discussions on what we learnt from our first clutch of episodes! Links: Intro and Outro music are samples from "Que Paciencia" by Los Sundayers … Continue reading A Seasonful of Soupçons
Dr. Laungani is the first ever Associate Professor to be featured in our series! Listed as we chat about Plant Ecology, Biochar and his work at Doane University in Nebraska. Links: Dr. Ramesh Laungani at Doane University The Laungani Lab Biochar The 100Women STEM project
Manan Gupta talks to us about how reading Richard Dawkins helped him change his interests, about how subject boundaries are artificially created and his work on Evolution and Niche construction. Tune in!
Can you feel somebody else's emotions? Pain, frustration, relief and even happiness? Humans might be one of the very few species that can do this with remarkable fidelity! Reema Jayakar explains how understand this Universality of Human emotions was a turning point for her as a neuropsychologist.
Vijay Ramesh talks to us about why its important to learn from the past so that we can effectively predict our future - not just for global warming, but also for bird migrations!
Hummingbirds are some of the tiniest birds with one of the highest metabolism rates ever found in the animal kingdom. Listen to Anusha Shankar explain how they manage to sleep at night and not die of starvation!
Space. The final frontier. These are the voyages of Starship IndSciComm. Its continuing mission - to explore strange new science. To seek out new scientists and new explanations. To boldly go where no one has gone before. Links: Six Easy Pieces Feynman's lectures LIGO , https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LIGO Baryonic asymmetry Beauty factory Quark Antimatter (from NASA Science News) Higgs … Continue reading A Soupçon of SciComm with Arnab Dasgupta on Cosmology
Deeptha thinks Zebrafish are the coolest fish in the world. Probably even the coolest animal ever? Do you know why? Listen! Links: Zebrafish are native to the Himalayan region! The Dorsky Lab at the University of Utah General introduction to Zebrafish and studying their brain - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kZDwo20hl1E Zebrafish embryogenesis - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RQ6vkDr_Dec
Shrinivasan Raghuraman studies some really shy animals. But they hunt, taser, harpoon and even suck blood! Want to learn more? Press Play!
Chintan Sheth can fly to any spot on the planet, whenever he wants. In fact, he can even fly to Mars if he so wishes! He can do this with a click and a scroll. He wants to tell you that you can too! Listen to him talk about his work! Links - Chintan on … Continue reading A Soupçon of SciComm with Chintan Sheth on Geographic Information Systems (GIS)