Tom talks to Dr. Hope Jahren from the University of Hawaii Manoa about her work on plants and how they deal with changing climates, both in recent years and long in the past.
Learn more about Hope’s research & read her excellent writing at:
Personal blog – Hope Jahren Sure Can Write (she’s not kidding, she really, really can)
Twitter – @HopeJahren
Shortly after this episode was taped, Hope published an incredibly moving and important opinion piece in the New York Times regarding Science’s Sexual Assault Problem. We highly recommend you take the time to read it if you haven’t done so already.
We sit down to talk with Dr. David Gorski, oncologist and science blogger, about his long blogging career and his continuing crusade against crack-pot medical advice.
Find David online at:
Science-Based Medicine – http://www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/author/david-gorski/
Respectful Insolence – http://scienceblogs.com/insolence/
Twitter – @gorskon – https://twitter.com/gorskon
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Twitter – @BreakingBio – https://twitter.com/breakingbio
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/breakingbiopodcast
We sit down to talk about the evolution of sex chromosomes and the diversity of ways organisms determine sex with Dr. Melissa Wilson Sayres of Arizona State University. Dr. Wilson Sayres also explains why math is important for biologists, and how public outreach and engagement needs to become more common from practicing scientists.
Find out more about Dr. Wilson Sayres’ research on her website – https://sites.google.com/site/mwilsonsayres/
Read her blog – http://mathbionerd.blogspot.ca/
And follow her on Twitter – @mwilsonsayres