We’re back for the second of our monthly shows. We’ve kept our eyes glued to the science internet for the stories that have been going crazy online.
So here is episode 2 – a slightly eclectic mix of heart failure, epigenetics and icy brinicles!
This episode features:
The Short Science News in Brief
News of research to create new organs from scratch (thanks to Tyler ‘Teary Eyes’ Anderson)
A Medical Casebook on heart failure
The ins and outs of epigenetics
The icy brinicle
A book about Nobel-Prize winning research (thanks to Chris and Ken)
Science events listings from around the country
So here is a list of links from the show – kicking off with our ‘News in Brief’ links:
Computers trained to read micro-expressions (Wired.co.uk)
Saunas heal your mood and your heart (New Scientist)
New theory explains what makes a video go viral (ScientificAmerican.com)
Tweaking a gene makes muscles twice as strong (ScienceDaily.com)
DNA to flutter by (ScienceNews.org)
Here is a link to the book we discussed by Richard Panek – The 4-Percent Universe: Dark Matter, Dark Energy, and the Race to Discover the Rest of Reality
And finally here is a link to the British Science Association’s events page.
Short Science is written, presented and produced by Elizabeth Hauke.