Opinionated Science x Extraordinary Grace: Reacting to Bias in STEM
This episode of Opinionated Science is part of our latest podcast mini-series, where we are joined by esteemed STEM advocates, scientists as well as diversity, equity and inclusion experts who share their experiences interacting with and mentoring a virtual scientist named Grace. In this incredible episode, we speak with Sisters in Science who are taking social media by storm and helping to break stereotypes within STEM.
Opinionated Science x Extraordinary Grace: Being Your Authentic Self in STEM
This episode of Opinionated Science is part of our latest podcast mini-series, where we are joined by esteemed STEM advocates, scientists as well as diversity, equity and inclusion experts who share their experiences interacting with and mentoring a virtual scientist named Grace.
Opinionated Science Episode 45: To the Depths of Drug Discovery
This latest episode is an audio version of a cover story from our online magazine, The Scientific Observer. In it, TN Senior Science Writer Molly Campbell takes a deep dive into drug discovery efforts looking to harness the next generation of medicines from Earth’s cradle of life: the ocean.
Opinionated Science Episode 44: Inside a Ketamine Clinic: On the Frontiers of Psychedelic Therapy
This latest episode is an audio version of a cover story from our online magazine, The Scientific Observer. In it, Technology Networks’ Senior Science Writer, Ruairi J Mackenzie, visits a clinic in London offering injections of ketamine as a solution to addiction. What is the future of this new frontier of psychedelic medicine?
Opinionated Science Episode 41: Decoding Pig Grunts, Reviving the Christmas Rat and Your Gut vs Sushi
In the latest Opinionated Science, the TN team looks at a study of pigs’ emotions that may put you off your bacon, discover why an extinct rat shows the challenges of bringing species back from the dead and explore why bacteria of oceanic origin are key to your gut’s ability to digest a humble maki roll.
Opinionated Science: What Is Body-on-a-Chip Technology?
Listen to this podcast to hear insights into some of the biggest successes and challenges scientists face when working with Body-on-a-Chip Technology.
Opinionated Science Episode 40: A Herpes-MS Link, mRNA Pills and Regenerating Frog Limbs
In the latest Opinionated Science, the first of 2022, the TN team discusses why multiple sclerosis links to a herpesvirus, a limb regenerating Fitbit that has amputee frogs hopping again and the next era of pill-based mRNA technology.
Opinionated Science Episode 39: The Science of Christmas Dinner
In this bumper episode, the team review a series of studies from the last year that investigate Christmassy food. Could the future of Christmas dinner involve a cell culture roast, unnaturally smooth chocolate and fractal cauliflower?
Opinionated Science Episode 37: Finding Answers for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) and Mesothelioma
In this podcast, the team look at two overlooked diseases. Malignant mesothelioma was known to be caused by the construction material asbestos decades before it was banned, while ME/CFS remains poorly understood by science. Two new developments could bring and clarity and a route to better treatment for these conditions.
Opinionated Science: The Reproducibility Crisis
Listen to this podcast to hear insights into some of the biggest challenges we face when looking at reproducibility and how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed this.