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We hope you enjoy these in-depth discussions of recently published BioScience articles and other science stories. Each episode of our interview series delves into the research behind a highlighted story, giving listeners unique insight into scientists' work.

BioScience Talks American Institute of Biological Sciences

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We hope you enjoy these in-depth discussions of recently published BioScience articles and other science stories. Each episode of our interview series delves into the research behind a highlighted story, giving listeners unique insight into scientists' work.

    Mass Extinction, Mayan Temples, and the Origins of Modern Reef Fish

    Mass Extinction, Mayan Temples, and the Origins of Modern Reef Fish

    In this episode, we're joined by Alexandre C. Siqueira, a postdoctoral fellow at James Cook University in Townsville, Australia, where he works in the lab of Professor David Bellwood. He joined us to talk about his recent BioScience article on reef fish evolution, and how we're learning more about that topic from some recent findings in Mayan temples.

    • 26 min
    In Their Own Words: Daniel Simberloff

    In Their Own Words: Daniel Simberloff

    This oral history is with Daniel Simberloff, who is the Gore-Hunger Professor of Environmental Studies in Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, at the University of Tennessee, in Knoxville, in the United States.

    • 1 hr 36 min
    Public Health and Analogies in the COVID-19 Era

    Public Health and Analogies in the COVID-19 Era

    In this episode, we're joined by Dr. Louise Archer, Postdoctoral Fellow in the Laboratory of Quantitative Global Change Ecology at the University of Toronto, Scarborough. She was here to talk about the ways we use analogies like "waves" to convey public health information.

    • 26 min
    Transformative Change to Protect Biodiversity, Climate

    Transformative Change to Protect Biodiversity, Climate

    We're joined by Dr. Pam McElwee, Professor of Human Ecology at Rutgers University, and Dr. Sarah Diamond, Associate Professor of Biology at Case Western Reserve University. They were here to discuss their recent BioScience article, Governing for Transformative Change across the Biodiversity–Climate–Society Nexus, which describes principles for addressing global environmental crises.

    • 32 min
    Social Justice and Conservation Education

    Social Justice and Conservation Education

    We're joined by Dr. Robert Montgomery, Associate Professor of Biodiversity and Sustainability, Senior Research Fellow in Lady Margaret Hall College, and Senior Researcher in the Wildlife Conservation Research Unit, at Oxford University. He's here to talk about his recent BioScience article, Integrating Social Justice into Higher Education Conservation Science.

    • 38 min
    Learning What Our Ancestors Ate with Stable Isotope Analysis of Amino Acids

    Learning What Our Ancestors Ate with Stable Isotope Analysis of Amino Acids

    Thomas Larsen and Patrick Roberts of the Max Planck Institute of the Science of Human History join us to discuss how we can learn about early hominins diets using stable isotope analysis.

    • 23 min

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