77 episodes

Curioscity: informal, informative, for everyone. Learn alongside Calvin Yeager and many other science-enthusiasts as we delve into topics including viruses, chemistry, biology, technology, and methodology (but ironically, not Scientology).

Curioscity Calvin Yeager

    • Life Sciences
    • 5.0, 29 Ratings

Curioscity: informal, informative, for everyone. Learn alongside Calvin Yeager and many other science-enthusiasts as we delve into topics including viruses, chemistry, biology, technology, and methodology (but ironically, not Scientology).

    77 - Cancer Primer (w/ Pat Faughnan!)

    77 - Cancer Primer (w/ Pat Faughnan!)

    In 2020, approximately 1.8 million people will be diagnosed with cancer in the United States alone. The disease is so infamous that some scientists say that merely uttering its name leads to a better chance of grant funding, and so challenging to treat that it has become commonplace to embolden new generations of scientists by saying they will “cure cancer”. Today, we will discuss some of the introductory themes of cancer. Let’s learn to be scientifically conversational.

    • 40 min
    76 - Major Spotlight: Computer Science (w/ Archer Harmony!)

    76 - Major Spotlight: Computer Science (w/ Archer Harmony!)

    How diverse are degrees from University? What are some of the most striking parts of those fields of study? Today, we discuss a computer science degree and how broad (or specific) it can be. Let’s learn to be scientifically conversational.  

    For all references and supplemental information, you can navigate to ascienceshow.com.

    • 37 min
    75 - Major Spotlight: Material Science (w/ Gavin Hennessy!)

    75 - Major Spotlight: Material Science (w/ Gavin Hennessy!)

    How diverse are degrees from University? What are some of the most striking parts of those fields of study? Today, we discuss a material science degree and how broad (or specific) it can be. Let’s learn to be scientifically conversational.  

    For all references and supplemental information, you can navigate to ascienceshow.com.

    • 41 min
    74 - Coronavirus Myths (w/ Brianne Barker!)

    74 - Coronavirus Myths (w/ Brianne Barker!)

    In times of significance, it seems like everyone is a certified virologist… even those who purport factually incorrect information. Today, we’ll discuss some common myths of COVID-19 and scientific literacy. Let’s learn to be scientifically conversational.  

    For all references and supplemental information, you can navigate to ascienceshow.com.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    73 - Black Lives Matter

    73 - Black Lives Matter

    I hope everyone stays safe, uses their time to educate others or themselves, and can overcome apathy. This is a point in time that will soon be referred as “history”. I urge everyone to be on the right side of it.

    • 6 min
    72 - Coffee... and Birds! (w/ Fabiola Rodriguez!)

    72 - Coffee... and Birds! (w/ Fabiola Rodriguez!)

    This show has talked about biodiversity, but we haven’t been the best at pointing the magnifying glass at ourselves. How do growth of non-essential crops like coffee impact biodiversity across the globe? Let’s learn to be scientifically conversational.

    For all references and supplemental information, you can navigate to ascienceshow.com.

    • 46 min

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29 Ratings

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Curiosity Unleashed

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