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LabOratory Podcast is a web-based radio program with the purpose of showcasing the human side of science using recorded interviews from Retired or Emeritus Status Scientists. Through these interviews we'll lift the veil on the science community and allow listeners to get a better understanding of the world of science, the history of scientific discoveries, the challenges of research, and the changes the science community has gone through over the years.

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LabOratory Podcast is a web-based radio program with the purpose of showcasing the human side of science using recorded interviews from Retired or Emeritus Status Scientists. Through these interviews we'll lift the veil on the science community and allow listeners to get a better understanding of the world of science, the history of scientific discoveries, the challenges of research, and the changes the science community has gone through over the years.

    Lab Entry #17: Political Science & Maria Goeppert Mayer

    Lab Entry #17: Political Science & Maria Goeppert Mayer

    In this episode we wrap up 2020's All Saints Day and dive into the world of Political Science as well as the life of Maria Goeppert Mayer.  We discuss the importance of participating in the great American Democracy Experiment, the effects of the 2020 election, and the impact that Maria had on the Atomic Bomb.



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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Lab Entry #16: Garrett Morgan & Dr. Margaret Collins

    Lab Entry #16: Garrett Morgan & Dr. Margaret Collins

    Week ¿?¿? of COVID-19 Podcasting! In this episode we dive the life and work of two laudable contributors to science; the enterprising Garrett Morgan and the altruistic Dr. Margaret Collins. We discuss Garrett's story laden life and his ability to create and patent a swath of inventions, the most notable being ones that aid the safety of the human race. We also get deeply into the fortitude of Dr. Collins' life and aspirations working with both termites, education, and activism. 
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    • 54 min
    Lab Entry #15: Dr. Gladys West & Dr. Antonia Novello

    Lab Entry #15: Dr. Gladys West & Dr. Antonia Novello

    Week ¿¿¿¿ of COVID-19 Podcasting! In this episode we dive the life and work of two notable Dr.'s of Science; the revolutionary Dr. Gladys West and the indomitable Dr. Antonia Novello. We discuss the herstory of the GPS and how Dr. West's passionate work contributed to its success, and how a childhood medical struggle led to Dr. Novello becoming the first woman, first person of color, and first Hispanic to serve as Surgeon General.
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    • 43 min
    Lab Entry #14: Dr. Mae Jemison & Dr. Marie Maynard Daly

    Lab Entry #14: Dr. Mae Jemison & Dr. Marie Maynard Daly

    Week ???? of COVID-19 Podcasting! In this episode we come back after a short hiatus to take a closer look at the life and work of two powerhouse scientists of color; the incomparable Dr. Mae Jemison, and the inimitable Dr. Marie Maynard Daly. We discuss the wide range of Dr. Jemison's work from engineer, to physician, to becoming the first black woman to travel into outer space as a NASA astronaut, all while maintaining out of this world performing skills. We also delve into the formidable life of Dr. Daly and how she was the first black woman to earn a Ph.D. in Chemistry and essentially laid the groundwork for the Human Genome Project with her research on histone proteins. Rene also teaches Sam a thing or two about nuclei separation methods and how through Dr. Daly’s work we now know about the 4 bases in a DNA cell. 
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    • 41 min
    Lab Entry #13: Dr. Richard Merrick Part 2

    Lab Entry #13: Dr. Richard Merrick Part 2

    In this episode we wrap up our interview Dr. Richard Merrick, the Scientist Emeritus with NOAA. We talk about Richard's transition from field work into conservation policy work, his thoughts on how he has seen his field change over the course of his career, his advice towards up and coming scientists, and how he feels climate change will affect us in the future. 
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    • 49 min
    Lab Entry #12: Dr. Richard Merrick Part 1

    Lab Entry #12: Dr. Richard Merrick Part 1

    In this episode we begin to interview Dr. Richard Merrick, a Scientist Emeritus with NOAA  whose past research focused on technology development and marine mammals, including radio tagging and tracking Steller Sea Lions. We talk about how Richard pivoted from a career in architecture into being a scientist, how his scientific journey has taught him about how to camp and cope with long bouts of isolation, his thoughts on the importance of social scientists to communicate imminent information with the public in today's world, and his highly engaging story of the time he was stranded while doing field research in the Aleutian Islands.
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    • 44 min

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