Graycen and Alison talk about cricket terrorists, magnets (how do they work?), blue teeth, and weird injections. After the break they interview Dr. Jorge Nicolas Hernandez Charpak, creator of Latino Labs, and his fellow host Andrea Marton Menendez.Read More Episode 20: Tooth Tartare
No interview this week! Graycen and Alison just talk about some science stories they found interesting, including stories about space babies, fire ants, cheating robots, and James Watson, sigh.Read More Episode 19: He didn’t even TAKE the picture!
Here’s a blast from the past: the original, previously unaired pilot for Buffs Talk Science. This episode is about how science communicators could take a few leaves out of Donald Trump’s book on communication, regardless of how you feel about his politics. We’ll be back on schedule in two weeks– until then, happy holidays!Read More Bonus: Learning Science Communication from Donald Trump
Graycen and Alison talk about cute aggression, eavesdropping viruses, and plants on wheels! (Sorry, there are some strange transitions this week.) After the break they interview Ryan Harp about how the weather affects violent crime.Read More Episode 18: Kind Of Gross In The Face
Graycen and Alison finally get to talk about the CRISPR babies! They also talk about the evolution of birth canals, so it’s a baby-heavy episode. Then they interview Dr. Orit Peleg, a research at CU Boulder who studies how small animals make big decisions.Read More Episode 17: Something Something Temperature Regulation
No interview this week – instead Graycen, Alison, and Amanda all share some Thanksgiving-themed stories that they enjoyed this year! They talk about turkey snoods, child-eating birds, sweet potatoes, and more. Happy Thanksgiving!Read More Episode 16: I Went To South America And All I Got Was This Dumb Sweet Potato
Graycen and Alison talk about a couple of stories from the week: Alison talks about how llamas could help us fight the flu, and Graycen talks about a stem cell scandal! Then they sit down with James Utterback to talk about nanocrystals, solar power, James 2, and Harry Potter.Read More Episode 15: Doing a little ‘murderoo’