Episode 60 – Paleontology: Adventure with a Purpose

http://traffic.libsyn.com/wsst/LOL60.mp3   For episode 60, we talk about Paleontology with Dr. Paul Sereno.  Dr. Sereno is a world-renowned paleontologist and Professor of Organismal Biology & Anatomy at the University of Chicago.  He joins us to talk about what’s new in the field of paleontology. Links: paulsereno.org Project Exploration Paul Sereno – University of Chicago Experts Paul Sereno, National Geographic Explorer […]

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Episode 36 – The Scientific Method Starts with Curiosity

http://media.libsyn.com/media/wsst/LOL36.mp3   With the upcoming 2009 HHMI Holiday Lecture on Science in December (Exploring Biodiversity), we decided to talk with one of the presenters – Dr. Bonnie Bassler.  The focus of Dr. Bassler’s research is on how bacteria communicate with each other in a process called quorum sensing.  This research has earned her a MacArthur fellowship in 2002, and her […]

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