115 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).

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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).

    Protein Structure II (w/ Clint Stalnecker!)

    Protein Structure II (w/ Clint Stalnecker!)

    Our last episode about proteins discussed protein structure. What happens when protein has little or no structure? Let’s learn to be scientifically conversational.

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

    • 41 min
    J&J Vaccine Hesitancy (w/ Brianne Barker!)

    J&J Vaccine Hesitancy (w/ Brianne Barker!)

    It's time for an April update for the coronavirus vaccines that are being deployed worldwide. What's going on with Johnson and Johnson and do we need that third Pfizer dose? Do we know? Let's learn to be scientifically conversational.


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

    • 24 min
    Ancient Food Preservation (w/ Rachel Kruger!)

    Ancient Food Preservation (w/ Rachel Kruger!)

    A bad apple spoils the bunch. So now you’re left without a bunch of apples. In an age that lends itself to immediate availability of food, this might not feel like such an issue, but what about before common food preservation techniques? Let’s learn to be scientifically conversational.

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

    • 37 min
    Ticks (w/ Samantha Pelletier!)

    Ticks (w/ Samantha Pelletier!)

    We’ve previously discussed ticks as arthropod vectors, but there is clearly more to this organism than carrying human pathogens. What is a tick? Why do they matter and why might someone study them? Let’s learn to be scientifically conversational.

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

    • 50 min
    Academic Dishonesty (w/ Eric Everett!)

    Academic Dishonesty (w/ Eric Everett!)

    To maintain an open and rigorous basis for scientific discovery, there must be firm rules and understandings about academic dishonesty. What are some different forms of academic dishonesty and why would they occur? Let’s learn to be scientifically conversational.
    For all references and supplemental information, you can navigate to ascienceshow.com.

    • 50 min
    Scientists of the World I (w/ Sabastine Eugene Arthur!)

    Scientists of the World I (w/ Sabastine Eugene Arthur!)

    Science is a global effort undertaken by individuals of vastly different backgrounds. What inspires someone to be a scientist? How different can each person’s path be? Let’s learn to be scientifically conversational.

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

    • 43 min

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29 Ratings

29 Ratings

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Curiosity Unleashed

Calvin has done a good job with this; sit back and learn.

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Excelente podcasts

Calvin hace excelente trabajo trayendo diferenctes personas apasionadas por la ciencia para informar al publico de manera sencilla sobre temas en los diferentes campos de la ciencia.

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Wonderful Podcast!

I really enjoy the conversations and the material on this podcast. It takes complex and sometimes difficult material and makes it easy to understand!

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