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Science is an endless source of fascinating stories. Facts and data are created by people with interesting anecdotes and opinions… Let’s hear them!

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    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

Science is an endless source of fascinating stories. Facts and data are created by people with interesting anecdotes and opinions… Let’s hear them!

    Dr. Grey Monroe - Are mutations random?

    Dr. Grey Monroe - Are mutations random?

    Dr. Monroe recently published a really paradigm-shifting article: mutations might not be as random (regarding their fitness consequences) as we thought they were! We also talked about Vivaldi's Four Seasons violin concerto and talked about Grey's first experiences as a professor!

    • 47 min
    Dr. Borja Barbero Bancenilla - From professional soccer to NASA!

    Dr. Borja Barbero Bancenilla - From professional soccer to NASA!

    Dr. Barbero sends plants to space to study how their genome is affected by spatial exposure. Before that, he was a professional soccer goalkeeper, a DJ and just now a brand new father! Enjoy this amazing conversation about telomere research!

    • 44 min
    Daniel Curry - Texas Water Safari "World toughest canoe race"

    Daniel Curry - Texas Water Safari "World toughest canoe race"

    I know this is a science podcast but I want to share with you this amazing conversation I had! Please enjoy!

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Dr. Adrian Schiavini - Ecology in Tierra del Fuego

    Dr. Adrian Schiavini - Ecology in Tierra del Fuego

    I had a great conversation about Guanacos, invasive beavers, using viruses to control invasive rabbits and feral dogs! We also talked about Dr. Schiavini's adventures with Leonardo Di Caprio and an Argentinian president. Enjoy the great music too!

    • 57 min
    Dr. Tancredi - Diverting asteroids and redefining planets!

    Dr. Tancredi - Diverting asteroids and redefining planets!

    Dr. Tancredi is responsible for reclassifying Pluto as a "dwarf planet" and also used the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) mission of NASA to study how impact ejecta evolve into a tail. He also shared how he missed discovering the "asteroid of the century" and that once he had a talk advertised using smoke signals. Check out this amazing episode!!

    • 58 min
    Dr. Nuria Negrao - Science & Medical writer

    Dr. Nuria Negrao - Science & Medical writer

    Dr. Nuria Negrao, a former cell biologist turned adept science writer, shares her unique perspective on science communication, discussing the challenges of translating complex topics for both scientists and the general public. Dive into her insights on artificial intelligence in science, her podcast addiction, and the Mozambican cultural richness she brings to the world of scientific journalism. Tune in for a fascinating conversation with Nuria!

    • 51 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

cliffton33 ,

Good stuff

Very informative and fun show! If you’re interested in science stuff It’s a must listen. Thanks Mateo!

Rugby Rees ,

Putting a Narrative to the Science

This is a great show that adds color and life to complex scientific topics. It adds a human touch and narrative to the miracles that science has uncovered across many topics.

Mateo brings on fascinating guests, and his natural curiosity brings about engaging conversations that the non-scientific listener (like myself) can really resonate with.

Excited to see who comes on next!

demeleyv ,

Great Show!

Great show to listen to and learn, even for those us that aren’t into science. Interesting guests and topics, with the host asking great questions to spark stimulating conversation. Easy to listen while driving or exercising.

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