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A place to learn about science in an easy-to-digest manner. Relevant to your life or just curiosity, interspersed with a mix of fun commercials and 60 second science.

KREB Radio Alex Generous

    • 科学

A place to learn about science in an easy-to-digest manner. Relevant to your life or just curiosity, interspersed with a mix of fun commercials and 60 second science.

    Episode 7 Roar! Age of the Dinosaur

    Episode 7 Roar! Age of the Dinosaur

    Everything dinosaur is discussed. 60 seconds science focuses on specific fan favorite dinosaurs like brontosaurus, triceratops, and tyrannosaurus rex. The Basic Biology of dinosaurs, such as cold-blooded versus warm-blooded is included. The story of the mass extinction event that may or may not have involved the KT asteroid impact is told. The velociraptor and the tyrannosaurus rex have various myths replaced with truth such as the fact that they had feathers and attacked with their feet. Are you curious about if dinosaurs tickled each other? The relationship between birds and dinosaurs is highlighted. The discussion is the controversy of resurrecting dinosaurs Jurassic Park style and the scientific ethics is part of a round table.

    • 1 時間11分
    Episode 6 Cancer, Cancer, Cancer

    Episode 6 Cancer, Cancer, Cancer

    Episode 6 focuses on cancer. Cancer basics are covered, particularly uncontrolled cell growth. Cancer drugs and pharmaceutical products are examined. Various ways to prevent cancer with diet, exercise, sunblock, and an understanding of genetics are highlighted. Cancer and its problems in the developing world, and the World Heath Organization are discussed. Followed by a discussion of naked mole rates and why they do not have cancer.

    • 1 時間25分
    Episode 5 Professions Outside Science - Outside the Ivory Tower

    Episode 5 Professions Outside Science - Outside the Ivory Tower

    KREB Radio presents its first episode focusing out beyond the world of scientists into how science affects people in the real world. Featured are social work, music education, city administration, and a guest appearance by some wise and sage grandparents who discuss the changes in technology over time. The episode is hosted by Alex alone due to recording limitations. Topics include learning, treating mental disability, civil engineering, telephones, and the spread of electricity. Career options in science are also presented. E-mail krebradio@gmail.com to comment.

    • 1 時間15分
    Episode 4 Brains, Psychics, Artificial Intelligence, and How To Win at Rock, Paper, Scissors

    Episode 4 Brains, Psychics, Artificial Intelligence, and How To Win at Rock, Paper, Scissors

    Brains, Psychics, Artificial Intelligence, and How To Win at Rock, Paper, Scissors is the fourth episode. We talk about how the brain influences behavior, how you can trick your memory into remembering better, we debate nature versus nurture, and I tell you how to be a veritable psychic and win at rock, paper, scissors. Ken Jennings, jeopardy, and Waston are discussed at length. Sixty second sciences include seasonal affective disorder, implanting false memories, music and the brain, chronic traumatic brain injury in professional sports and its relation to Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, and Cerebral Palsy. Commercials include Sing-Along Study Songs for Science, a certain point of view, the animal helmet, and more.

    • 1 時間17分
    Episode 3 Microbes, Viruses, and Zombies (also Nanobots)

    Episode 3 Microbes, Viruses, and Zombies (also Nanobots)

    This week's episode of KREB Radio focuses in on microbes and viruses. We start with a discussion of nanobots and medicine. We also take about the influenza virus, including the H1N1 pandemic, pigs, and the avian flu. We highlight the human microbiome project, or the bacteria that normally exist on your skin and take up a biological niche. We also explore the nature of gene therapy and its promise in curing genetic diseases like Huntington's Disease and cancer. Zombies will also make an appearance, with references including Young Frankenstein, 28 Days Later, Warm Bodies, The Walking Dead, and other common fiction to verify or vilify the possibility of the undead hordes. Complete with commercials encompassing the noire of Officer Marcrophage, Die Hard: Bubonic Plague with A Vengeance, and the new immune system evasion game Forbidden Host, it is KREB Radio Episode 3.

    • 1 時間9分
    Episode 2 KREB Radio

    Episode 2 KREB Radio

    KREB Radio is meant to be a fun light-hearted take on very complex scientific issues. In this episode we focus on the inheritance of the X-gene in X-Men, the oddities of androgen insensitivity and what determines if someone is male or female for Olympic competitions, hormones, genetically-modified organisms, with molecular biology, biochemistry, wonderfully entertaining commercials, and small tidbits of 60 second science with Alex Generous.

    • 58分

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