Life is a curious thing. Let's explore it together!
Join scientist and educator, Jason Wilson, on a journey to understand the many things that make this life so bewildering. Through conversations with researchers, philosophers, doctors, artists, conservationists, farmers, educators, and other curious minds - Isn't Life Curious? will take listeners on a thought-provoking journey that explores questions and ideas critical to our human experience of life on planet Earth.
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Isn't Life Curious? is produced by Natural Learning Enterprises, LLC and hosted by Jason Wilson, MS.
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Jeff Lowenfels is Teaming with Bacteria to Support Regenerative Agriculture | ILC #11
In this episode of the Isn’t Life Curious? podcast we meet virtually with gardener and author Jeff Lowenfels to discuss the magic that occurs in the microscopic world just beyond our eyes. Jeff just published a new book, Teaming with Bacteria, that unveils the incredible role of the Rhizophagy cycle by which plants act as … Continue reading Jeff Lowenfels is Teaming with Bacteria to Support Regenerative Agriculture | ILC #11 →
We Fought the Law and…We Won? | David Heldreth Jr. of Panacea Plant Sciences on Protecting Psychedelics for Research | ILC #10
Recently the DEA announced their intention to reschedule 5 lesser known promising psychedelic compounds with no apparent reason. Led by biotechnology company Panacea Plant Sciences and friends, the natural products research community pushed back against the DEA, ultimately taking them to court. And to most of the community’s surprise, this effort proved successful. In this … Continue reading We Fought the Law and…We Won? | David Heldreth Jr. of Panacea Plant Sciences on Protecting Psychedelics for Research | ILC #10 →
Anthony Magnabosco is Challenging Your Beliefs with Street Epistemology | #09
How closely have you examined your deeply held beliefs? How confident are you that your beliefs are true? What are the reasons you have that give you your level of confidence in your belief? In this episode we take a critical look at beliefs. Beliefs of all kinds. Belief in God, karma, the law of … Continue reading Anthony Magnabosco is Challenging Your Beliefs with Street Epistemology | #09 →
Psychiatrist Dr. Simon Ruffell on the Science and Philosophy of Ayahuasca | #08
Psychedelic retreat centers have become big business, providing a way for curious minds to engage in psychedelic treatments in areas where they are legal. One perfect example are retreat centers located throughout South America where participants gather to drink the strange cocktail of tryptamines and harmalines in a brew called “ayahuasca”. But are these treatments … Continue reading Psychiatrist Dr. Simon Ruffell on the Science and Philosophy of Ayahuasca | #08 →
Peter Kleinhenz, MS of Wild Wander on Inspiring Hope for Wildlife Conservation with Technology | #07
In this episode we join my good friend and fellow science communicator – Peter Kleinhenz, MS. Peter is the co-producer and host of a wildlife web series called Wild Wander (look it up on YouTube!). Peter loves nature more than perhaps anyone else that I know, and he has dedicated his life to finding ways … Continue reading Peter Kleinhenz, MS of Wild Wander on Inspiring Hope for Wildlife Conservation with Technology | #07 →
Mark Shepard Uses Restoration Agriculture to Radically Transform Farms for Permaculture | #06
Today we join farmer and permaculturist Mark Shepard to discuss practical solutions to surviving and thriving on planet Earth. Mark is the CEO of Forest Agriculture Enterprises LLC, founder of Restoration Agriculture Development LLC and award-winning author of the book, Restoration Agriculture: Real-World Permaculture for Farmers. Mark has also been a farmer member of the … Continue reading Mark Shepard Uses Restoration Agriculture to Radically Transform Farms for Permaculture | #06 →