38 episodes

Point of Discovery takes you on a journey behind the front lines of science, where you'll meet the brilliant, quirky scientists who make the magic happen. Our stories are driven by curiosity. How much of our DNA do we share with yeast? How do our brains block out noise at a party so that we can focus on just one person speaking? How do you study a terrible disease-causing bacteria that turns mild-mannered in the lab? Come discover the answers with us.

Music by: Poddington Bear.

Learn more at: http://pointofdiscovery.org

Point of Discovery The University of Texas at Austin

    • Science
    • 5.0, 14 Ratings

Point of Discovery takes you on a journey behind the front lines of science, where you'll meet the brilliant, quirky scientists who make the magic happen. Our stories are driven by curiosity. How much of our DNA do we share with yeast? How do our brains block out noise at a party so that we can focus on just one person speaking? How do you study a terrible disease-causing bacteria that turns mild-mannered in the lab? Come discover the answers with us.

Music by: Poddington Bear.

Learn more at: http://pointofdiscovery.org

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

Jeanne Stewart ,

Saving the Bees

Thought this podcast was very interesting, fun, and informative. Relevant to issues in today’s world. Am forwarding to friends in Denver!

Jennnna L ,

Great science podcast!

This show takes an interesting approach in focusing on the specific researchers and their work, instead of just explaining a general science topic on it’s own. It’s science driven but people focused. Looking forward to more episodes!

Reluctant_apper ,

Accessible science!

I love how every episode of this podcast breaks down complicated topics into something everyone can understand. I really enjoy listening with my family - we all learn something new every time!

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