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Curioscity

Calvin Yeager

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Curioscity

Curioscity

Calvin Yeager

11
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6
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Curioscity: informal, informative, for everyone. Learn alongside Calvin Yeager and many other science-enthusiasts as we delve into topics including viruses, chemistry, biology, technology, and methodology (but ironically, not Scientology).

Latest Episodes

Book Club I (w/ Molly Rathbun!)

Yet another long promised episode! Curioscity’s inaugural book club starts with an important piece of literature: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot. Who was Henrietta Lacks, and how does she outweigh hundreds of millions of people today in mass? How did she contribute to the discussion of body autonomy and medical rights? Let’s learn to be scientifically conversational. For all references and supplemental information, you can navigate toascienceshow.com.

84 min5 d ago
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Book Club I (w/ Molly Rathbun!)

Computer Guts (w/ Archer Harmony!)

Just what the heck makes my computer do computey stuff? Is there anything inside of the box responsible for loading my Friendster and Myspace pages? Does this episode justify having a laptop on the season 2 artwork? Let’s learn to be scientifically conversational.

44 min1 w ago
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Computer Guts (w/ Archer Harmony!)

The Kidneys (w/ Zachary Billman!)

The kidneys: indispensable for life as animals know it. What are organs? Why do we need them? What are kidneys? How are they different than kidney beans? Let’s learn to be scientifically conversational. For all references and supplemental information, you can navigate toascienceshow.com.

32 min2 w ago
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The Kidneys (w/ Zachary Billman!)

The Supposed "Biogenetic Law" (w/ Kshitij Sharma!)

Today is a discussion of biological history and a famous, controversial naturalist. Just what is biogenetic law? Does ontogeny recapitulate phylogeny? Let’s learn to be scientifically conversational. For all references and supplemental information, you can navigate toascienceshow.com.

37 min3 w ago
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The Supposed "Biogenetic Law" (w/ Kshitij Sharma!)

FAQ I (w/ Rachel Kruger!)

This podcast has been running for nearly two years, and over its tenure we’ve acquired some questions about the program and the participants. Today, we take some time to discuss frequently asked questions about Curioscity. Let’s learn to be scientifically conversational. For all references and supplemental information, you can navigate toascienceshow.com.

36 minAUG 20
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FAQ I (w/ Rachel Kruger!)

Horseshoe Crabs (w/ Adele Musicant!)

You may have been walking upon a beach and noticed a horseshoe crab. Their appearance can be severe, but they provide important contributions to their ecosystems. Today, we will discuss these arthropods and some of their unique characteristics. Let’s learn to be scientifically conversational. For all references and supplemental information, you can navigate toascienceshow.com.

45 minAUG 13
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Horseshoe Crabs (w/ Adele Musicant!)

Mitosis and Meiosis (w/ Carolyn Turcotte!)

A long promised episode! Somehow, cells must become more cells. What are the processes required for reproduction? How are mitosis and meiosis different? Let’s learn to be scientifically conversational. For all references and supplemental information, you can navigate toascienceshow.com.

38 minAUG 6
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Mitosis and Meiosis (w/ Carolyn Turcotte!)

Radioactivity (w/ Roger Sit!)

Radiation brings along images of post-apocalyptic landscapes and mutant ghouls, but there are also aspects of radioactivity that directly contribute to scientific research. Today, we’ll discuss radioactivity. Let’s learn to be scientifically conversational. For all references and supplemental information, you can navigate toascienceshow.com.

41 minJUL 30
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Radioactivity (w/ Roger Sit!)

Chikungunya and Togaviruses (w/ Jenny Loome!)

RNA viruses can appear in global pandemics suddenly and without warning (as we know from a recent, rude example). Today, we discuss the viral family Togaviridae and Alphavirus genus members like chikungunya. Let’s learn to be scientifically conversational. For all references and supplemental information, you can navigate toascienceshow.com.

38 minJUL 23
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Chikungunya and Togaviruses (w/ Jenny Loome!)

Major Spotlight: Pseudo Major (w/ Noah Jager!)

How diverse are degrees from University? What are some of the most striking parts of those fields of study? Today, we discuss a biological science degree and how broad (or useless) it can be. Let’s learn to be scientifically conversational. For all references and supplemental information, you can navigate toascienceshow.com.

45 minJUL 16
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Major Spotlight: Pseudo Major (w/ Noah Jager!)

Latest Episodes

Book Club I (w/ Molly Rathbun!)

Yet another long promised episode! Curioscity’s inaugural book club starts with an important piece of literature: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot. Who was Henrietta Lacks, and how does she outweigh hundreds of millions of people today in mass? How did she contribute to the discussion of body autonomy and medical rights? Let’s learn to be scientifically conversational. For all references and supplemental information, you can navigate toascienceshow.com.

84 min5 d ago
Comments
Book Club I (w/ Molly Rathbun!)

Computer Guts (w/ Archer Harmony!)

Just what the heck makes my computer do computey stuff? Is there anything inside of the box responsible for loading my Friendster and Myspace pages? Does this episode justify having a laptop on the season 2 artwork? Let’s learn to be scientifically conversational.

44 min1 w ago
Comments
Computer Guts (w/ Archer Harmony!)

The Kidneys (w/ Zachary Billman!)

The kidneys: indispensable for life as animals know it. What are organs? Why do we need them? What are kidneys? How are they different than kidney beans? Let’s learn to be scientifically conversational. For all references and supplemental information, you can navigate toascienceshow.com.

32 min2 w ago
Comments
The Kidneys (w/ Zachary Billman!)

The Supposed "Biogenetic Law" (w/ Kshitij Sharma!)

Today is a discussion of biological history and a famous, controversial naturalist. Just what is biogenetic law? Does ontogeny recapitulate phylogeny? Let’s learn to be scientifically conversational. For all references and supplemental information, you can navigate toascienceshow.com.

37 min3 w ago
Comments
The Supposed "Biogenetic Law" (w/ Kshitij Sharma!)

FAQ I (w/ Rachel Kruger!)

This podcast has been running for nearly two years, and over its tenure we’ve acquired some questions about the program and the participants. Today, we take some time to discuss frequently asked questions about Curioscity. Let’s learn to be scientifically conversational. For all references and supplemental information, you can navigate toascienceshow.com.

36 minAUG 20
Comments
FAQ I (w/ Rachel Kruger!)

Horseshoe Crabs (w/ Adele Musicant!)

You may have been walking upon a beach and noticed a horseshoe crab. Their appearance can be severe, but they provide important contributions to their ecosystems. Today, we will discuss these arthropods and some of their unique characteristics. Let’s learn to be scientifically conversational. For all references and supplemental information, you can navigate toascienceshow.com.

45 minAUG 13
Comments
Horseshoe Crabs (w/ Adele Musicant!)

Mitosis and Meiosis (w/ Carolyn Turcotte!)

A long promised episode! Somehow, cells must become more cells. What are the processes required for reproduction? How are mitosis and meiosis different? Let’s learn to be scientifically conversational. For all references and supplemental information, you can navigate toascienceshow.com.

38 minAUG 6
Comments
Mitosis and Meiosis (w/ Carolyn Turcotte!)

Radioactivity (w/ Roger Sit!)

Radiation brings along images of post-apocalyptic landscapes and mutant ghouls, but there are also aspects of radioactivity that directly contribute to scientific research. Today, we’ll discuss radioactivity. Let’s learn to be scientifically conversational. For all references and supplemental information, you can navigate toascienceshow.com.

41 minJUL 30
Comments
Radioactivity (w/ Roger Sit!)

Chikungunya and Togaviruses (w/ Jenny Loome!)

RNA viruses can appear in global pandemics suddenly and without warning (as we know from a recent, rude example). Today, we discuss the viral family Togaviridae and Alphavirus genus members like chikungunya. Let’s learn to be scientifically conversational. For all references and supplemental information, you can navigate toascienceshow.com.

38 minJUL 23
Comments
Chikungunya and Togaviruses (w/ Jenny Loome!)

Major Spotlight: Pseudo Major (w/ Noah Jager!)

How diverse are degrees from University? What are some of the most striking parts of those fields of study? Today, we discuss a biological science degree and how broad (or useless) it can be. Let’s learn to be scientifically conversational. For all references and supplemental information, you can navigate toascienceshow.com.

45 minJUL 16
Comments
Major Spotlight: Pseudo Major (w/ Noah Jager!)
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