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Created by Nate when he was 5 years-old, The Show About Science is an awesome adventure into the wondrous world of scientific research and discovery! For the last 4 years, Nate has filled each episode with fascinating information from scientists and educators from around the globe. Together, Nate and his guests explore everything from chemistry to climate change, evolution to extraterrestrials, and human brains to bat biology. If you’re curious about science, then this is the show for you!

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Created by Nate when he was 5 years-old, The Show About Science is an awesome adventure into the wondrous world of scientific research and discovery! For the last 4 years, Nate has filled each episode with fascinating information from scientists and educators from around the globe. Together, Nate and his guests explore everything from chemistry to climate change, evolution to extraterrestrials, and human brains to bat biology. If you’re curious about science, then this is the show for you!

    089: The Fungi Hunt with Ellen Holste

    089: The Fungi Hunt with Ellen Holste

    Hidden ten miles south of Hastings, Michigan and only accessible via an old gravel road is the Pierce Cedar Creek Institute, a nature center and biological field station. On this episode of The Show About Science, we meet Ellen Holste, PhD. Ellen is the Community Program Manager at the Pierce Cedar Creek Institute and our tour guide into the amazing world of fungi. Be prepared to learn and have some fun as we scour the prairie for all sorts of fungus.

    Learn more about the Pierce Cedar Creek Institute: https://www.cedarcreekinstitute.org/

    Listen to more episodes of The Show About Science: https://theshowaboutscience.com/

    Special thanks to Sara Lien Edelman at the Pierce Cedar Creek Institute for helping make this episode possible.

    • 18 min
    088: Time Travel with Paul Davies

    088: Time Travel with Paul Davies

    Paul Davies is a theoretical physicist at Arizona State University where he leads the Beyond Center for Fundamental Concepts in Science. His research focuses mainly on quantum gravity, the theory of quantum black holes and the nature of time. On this episode of The Show About Science, he joins Nate to talk about the science of time travel.

    Learn more about Paul Davies and the Beyond Center: http://beyond.asu.edu/
    Listen to more episodes of The Show About Science: https://theshowaboutscience.com/

    • 16 min
    087: The Search in the Stars with Wael Farah

    087: The Search in the Stars with Wael Farah

    Wael Farah is a research scientist at the SETI Institute, where he searches the stars for alien life. The Allen Telescope Array (ATA), where Wael conducts his research, is located at the Hat Creek Observatory in Northern California. The ATA is a collection of 42 relatively small dishes (antennas) that are designed to work together for SETI searches.

    In this episode of The Show About Science, Nate talks to Wael about how the Allen Telescope Array works, fast radio bursts, SETI, and what might lure extraterrestrial life to earth.

    Learn more about SETI and the Allen Telescope Array here: https://www.seti.org/ata

    • 15 min
    086: How Dogs Think with Gregory Berns

    086: How Dogs Think with Gregory Berns

    What do our dogs think about all day? Do dogs experience emotions like people do? Gregory Berns is a bestselling author and a professor at Emory University where he studies animal neuroscience. On this episode of The Show Show About Science, he joins Nate to talk about how he trained dogs to go into an MRI scanner—completely awake—so he could figure out what they think and feel.

    Learn more about Gregory's work here: http://gregoryberns.com/

    • 15 min
    085: Firebeetles with Sara Lewis

    085: Firebeetles with Sara Lewis

    In some parts of the world they're known as fireflies. In other parts, they're called lightning bugs. On this episode of The Show About Science, Sara M. Lewis from the Department of Biology at Tufts University joins Nate to talk about these fascinating and mysterious creatures.

    Learn more about Sara's work: https://ase.tufts.edu/biology/labs/lewis/
    Listen to more episodes of The Show About Science: http://theshowaboutscience.com/

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    • 15 min
    084: The Serendipitous Zebrafish Discovery with Keith Cheng and Máté Varga

    084: The Serendipitous Zebrafish Discovery with Keith Cheng and Máté Varga

    A scientist from Budapest who immigrated to the US in the 1930s. A beloved and common pet store fish. And a researcher looking at genes that suppress the growth of cancerous tumors. On this episode of The Show About Science, these three worlds serendipitously collide to lead to a discovery that would help us understand one of the most important things in human history.

    Joining Nate on the show are Keith Cheng, the Principal Investigator of the Cheng Lab at the Penn State College of Medicine, and Máté Varga, a professor at Eötvös Loránd University in the Department of Genetics.

    Learn more about Dr Cheng:
    http://chenglab.io

    https://www.scienceintheclassroom.org/research-papers/golden-fish-reveals-pigmentation-loss-europeans

    Read Máté Varga's article about the life and work of George Streisinger:
    https://thenode.biologists.com/doctor-delayed-publications-remarkable-life-george-streisinger/careers/

    To read and/or write your own amazing ministories, head on over to https://amazingministories.org. I can't wait to read the awesome stuff you write!

    • 19 min

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