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Genetic Engineering – Breaching the Cell

On today’s episode: A great new way to grow a pancreas! The dark part of the moon is getting darker! And it’s all b/c of earthshine… And we look into methods of genetic engineering. All that and more today on All Around Science. LINKS: ARTICLE: Engineers grow...

Lead Poisoning in Ancient Rome

On today’s episode: Do our children’s immune systems suffer because of how clean modern society is? Don’t have a mind’s eye? Your brain may be different from those who do! Was the fall of the Roman Empire caused by lead poisoning? All that and more today on All...

Eyes Are Complex

On today’s episode: Scientists are still learning what causes leaves to change color. Evidence for the hypothesis that water is actually two coexisting liquids! Eyeballs are really neat! All that and more today on All Around Science… LINKS: ARTICLE: Which...

Isotopes and Supernovae

On today’s episode: How have stars affected our trees? New research makes us question what we know about the gender roles of hunter gatherers. What are isotopes and why do they matter? All that and more today on All Around Science… LINKS: ARTICLE: Tree rings may...

CRISPR-Cas9

On today’s episode: We’ve figured out how to teach robots to do the laundry even faster! We found water on the moon….again? So what is CRISPR-Cas9 anyway? How does it work? All that and more today on All Around Science… LINKS: ARTICLE: Dog training methods help...