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Science of Hair Care

On today’s episode: More brain connectomes! This time it’s a fruit fly! Tiny generators modeled after seaweed. The science of haircare products. What works and what’s just marketing? All that and more today on All Around Science. LINKS: ARTICLE: How to map a fly...

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...