Straight from a Scientist

Straight from a Scientist

Science from Scientists

Our Mission

To bring your updates on today's scientific research directly from the source: straight from the scientist working hard to make new discoveries about our world.
Inform
Our podcast records conversations about what’s happening in research laboratories right now. Informal interviews probe for answers at a level in which the scientifically interested, but not necessarily scientifically educated person can understand.  We want you...
Inspire
Science careers can be exciting, rewarding, and addictingly fascinating.  We strive to encourage and enable those who are scientifically inclined to further their exploration of science. Our blog articles outline podcasts and fill in knowledge...
Investigate
We get our hands dirty with the nitty-gritty of how science is done, and why the methods matter so much when it's time to interpret the results.  Like eating from farm to table, getting your...

Recent Podcasts

The Immune System and Fat Metabolism with Ricky Barrett
The Immune System and Fat Metabolism with Ricky Barrett
This week we sit down with Ricky Barrett, a PhD...
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Amyloid Beta: Villain, or Hero in Alzheimer’s Disease?
Amyloid Beta: Villain, or Hero in Alzheimer’s Disease?
Alzheimer's disease is the most predominant neurodegenerative disorder of our...
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Episode 12: The Neuroscience of Consciousness & Free Will with Daniel Toker
Episode 12: The Neuroscience of Consciousness & Free Will with Daniel Toker
 Today we spoke with Neuroscientist Daniel Toker about theories...
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Episode 11: Maya Gosztyla -Alzheimers, Axons, Fruit Flies, and Free Time
Episode 11: Maya Gosztyla -Alzheimers, Axons, Fruit Flies, and Free Time
This interview podcast features Maya Gosztyla, an undergraduate researcher at...
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Featured: Attack of the body-snatching parasite: UNC-TV

 

North Carolina mud crabs have been infected by a parasitic barnacle that castrates them, making them reproductively dead. Researchers from East Carolina University are trying to find out how far the infection has spread along North Carolina’s coast.

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UNC-TV Science connects the public to North Carolina’s science stories, from the latest scientific findings of university research to their practical applications in laboratories and businesses throughout the state. The series promotes awareness and understanding of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) subjects critically important to our state and nation’s future.

 

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