Groks Science Radio Show

Series produced by Charles Lee

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Groks Science Radio Show 

Weekly science radio program hosted by Dr. Charles Lee, Dr. Frank Ling, and Danny Chan. Each show features interviews with scientists and technical innovators, humorous commentary on recent discoveries, plus the Grokotron 5000 and the World Famous Question of the Week! Tune in every week and rediscover the world as you think you know it. For more information, visit the website at WWW.GROKS.NET

The Groks Science Show is a weekly science radio program and podcast produced in Chicago, IL and Tokyo, Japan. The show broadcasts on radio stations across the country, internationally, and can also be heard as a podcast. Each week, the hosts, Dr. Charles Lee, Dr. Frank Ling, and Danny Chan take an in-depth look at recent events in the world of science and technology, and examine the effects of recent discoveries on our daily lives. Each episode features an interview with a leading scientist, researcher, author, or industrialist discussing stimulating work in their field. The show often includes a humorous and entertaining segment, plus the world famous question of the week! For more information, visit the website at WWW.GROKS.NET


516 Pieces

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Sinclair McKay joins us to discuss The History of the Wartime Codebreaking.

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  • Added: Nov 07, 2012
  • Length: 30:20
  • Purchases: 2
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Laure Segurel talks about the origins of the ABO blood type and Alexei Kitaev discusses quantum computing.

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  • Added: Nov 15, 2012
  • Length: 25:57
  • Purchases: 3
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Protein folding, i.e. how a long chain of amino acids attains its three-dimensional structure, is an incredibly complex problem. To solve it, scien...

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  • Added: Nov 21, 2012
  • Length: 22:37
  • Purchases: 4
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Prof. James D. Miller discussed the economic impacts of a technological singularity.

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  • Added: Nov 28, 2012
  • Length: 22:43
  • Purchases: 5
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Astronomer and blogger Dr. Phil Plait joins us to discuss science literacy.

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  • Added: Dec 05, 2012
  • Length: 28:05
  • Purchases: 5
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Terry Chay discussed the relationship between science and social activism, and the open web.

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  • Added: Dec 13, 2012
  • Length: 30:09
  • Purchases: 4
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Now, more than ever, scientists are able to use brain scanning technology to study a living, functioning, human brain. But what can scientists lea...

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  • Added: Dec 20, 2012
  • Length: 26:55
  • Purchases: 3
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David Quammen discussed animal infections and the next human pandemic.

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  • Added: Dec 25, 2012
  • Length: 27:21
  • Purchases: 2
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Dr. Jason MacLean joined us to discuss this Hebbian plasticity and the past, present, and future of research on neuronal networks.

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  • Added: Jan 02, 2013
  • Length: 27:21
  • Purchases: 4
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Terry Chay discusses social networks, viral marketing, and the Obama campaign.

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  • Added: Jan 10, 2013
  • Length: 27:02
  • Purchases: 4
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Microbial ecologist Jack Gilbert joins us to discuss the Earth Microbiome Project.

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  • Added: Jan 16, 2013
  • Length: 31:58
  • Purchases: 4
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Dr. Jessica Grogan discussed the history of humanistic psychology.

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  • Added: Jan 24, 2013
  • Length: 26:08
  • Purchases: 2
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Dr. John McDougall discussed the starch solution.

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  • Added: Jan 30, 2013
  • Length: 25:36
  • Purchases: 4
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Not many laboratories house mice in 3000 pounds of sand, but then not many labs research the burrowing habits of Peromyscus, either. Dr. Hopi Hoek...

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  • Added: Feb 06, 2013
  • Length: 30:27
  • Purchases: 3
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Prof. Joe Kirschvink discusses oxygen, cyanobacteria, and the Medea hypothesis.

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  • Added: Feb 15, 2013
  • Length: 25:23
  • Purchases: 4
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Tristan Matthews discusses how physicists use massive helium balloons launched from the Antarctic to study stellar phenomena.

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  • Added: Feb 21, 2013
  • Length: 32:51
  • Purchases: 3
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Prof. Werner R. Lowenstein discussed quantum physics and the mind.

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  • Added: Feb 27, 2013
  • Length: 23:27
  • Purchases: 4
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Neil Shubin joins us to discuss his exciting new book, "The Universe Within: Discovering the Common History of Rocks, Planets, and People."

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  • Added: Mar 07, 2013
  • Length: 28:24
  • Purchases: 4
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Prof. Kenneth Wright discussed how lack of sleep influences our metabolism and its effect on weight gain.

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  • Added: Mar 14, 2013
  • Length: 20:01
  • Purchases: 2
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Humans have wanted to know tomorrow's weather for as long as there have been todays. Only in the last few centuries, however, have we begun making...

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  • Added: Mar 21, 2013
  • Length: 30:45
  • Purchases: 2