Season Five 2012-2013
September 15, 2012 - Science Ink: Tattoos of the Science Obsessed - Carl Zimmer
November 3, 2012 - Demystifying Stem Cells: What they are and why we should care - Professor Lawrence Rizzolo, Yale School of Medicine
January 19, 2013 - Closing the Universe's Budget Deficit -- Towards an Understanding of Dark Energy - Professor Nikhil Padmanabhan, Department of Astronomy, Yale University
March 9, 2013 - How Puzzles Make Us Human - Dr. Pradeep Mutalik, Associate Research Scientist, Medical Informatics, Yale University School of Medicine;Curator, Enigma Café, Museum of Mathematics, New York City; Author,Numberplay, New York Times 2009-2012
April 13, 2013 - The Stressed Brain and Your Health - Professor Rajita Sinha, Department of Psychiatry at Yale University and Director of the Yale Stress Center
May 18, 2013 - The Wild World of Electrified Water - Professor Mark Johnson, Department of Chemistry, Yale University
Season One 2008-2009
Industrial Ecology: an oxymoron? - Professor Gordon Geballe
Darwin's 200th birthday: how evolution helps us understand life on earth - Professor Tom Pollard
Quantum Mechanics: does anyone get it? - Professor Ramamurti Shankar
Antibiotics: past, present and future - Professor Susan Baserga
Dark matter and dwarf galaxies - Professor Marla Geha
Biodiversity and Global Changes - Professor Michael Donoghue
The platypus: a vestige of the past - Professor Caroline Zeiss
Season Two 2009-2010
Globalization of coffee: From Islamic Wine to International Latte - Nayan Chanda
The Origins of Irrationality - Professor Laurie Santos
The Intersection Between Science and Social Action: The Case of Climate Change - Dr. Rajendra Pachauri
Supra-Humans: communal harmony between humans and microbes - Professor Paula Kavathas
Unraveling the dark side of the Universe - Professor Priyamvada NatarajanLove, Trust and Oxytocin: How the brain figures it all out- Professor Meenakshi Alreja
Season Three 2010-2011Season Four 2011-2012
Learning from Nature: how to use solar energy for renewable fuel production - Professor Gary Brudvig
The visible and invisible world of viruses - Professor Daniel DiMaio
Aircraft Engines: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow - Professor Sharvan Kumar
Math, Music and Mind - Professor Ian Quinn
A soft touch for robot and prosthetic hands - Professor Aaron Dollar
Patterns and fractals: mathematical mysteries revealed - Professor Amanda Folsom
Morphine, Mint and Chili Peppers: An Introduction to the Neuronal Pathways of Pain - Daniel C. Broom, Ph.D.
Hubble Who? - Moshe Gai, Ph.D.
Personalized Cancer Therapies: how they work, and new approaches - David F. Stern, Ph.D.
Wiring the brain, one connection at a time - Professor Thomas Biederer, Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University
Stress, Resiliency, and PTSD: From Neurobiology to Treatment - Professor John Krystal, Department of Psychiatry, Yale University
Marty's Adventures Underground: Physics of the Oil Patch - Martin E. Cobern, Vice President, Research and Development, APS Technology, Inc.
Adventures in Lung Cancer - Professor Thomas Lynch, Director Yale Cancer Center, and Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University
Getting under your skin: how stem cells regulate hair growth - Professor Valerie Horsley, Department of Moelcular, Cell and Developmental Biology, Yale University
Genetic Testing for Cancer Predisposition: Would You Want to Know? - Ellen Matloff, Department of Genetics, Director, Cancer Genetic Counseling, Yale University School of Medicine.
Let's Eat, You Thick-Skinned Prickly Bastard: Carnivorous Plants and Desert Denizens Eric Larson, Manager, Marsh Botanic Gardens, Yale University
Beats and the Brain - Professor Ian Quinn, Department of Music, Yale University
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