Episodes
Tune in to learn about how fire-breathing creatures are possible, what makes a bad breaker-upper, and new blazing fast, cheap, and accurate COVID tests.
Published 08/19/22
Do you want to know about a new environmentally friendly way to make TV Screens, what future space warfare might look like, and how we have finally completely unraveled the human genome?
Published 08/18/22
Published 08/18/22
Ever wonder about the artificial intelligence helping us find and fight Parkinson’s disease? What about the new methods for collecting energy from solar panels at night or how the tiny immortal jellyfish may help us massively extend our lifespans. Tune in to learn more!
Published 08/17/22
Learn about how we might be flushing the secret to anti-aging down the toilet, how cyborg cockroaches could save your life one day and how mushrooms may be talking to each other!
Published 08/12/22
Discover how artificial intelligence can help prevent heart attacks, how scientists are working to bring an extinct species back from the dead, and how sugar in our own body might soon make electricity!
Published 08/10/22
Hear from Joe Rohde, a former Disney Imagineer and the Experience Architect for Virgin Galactic. As an Imagineer, he was the leader of the team behind Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Joe is also Co-Chair of the Explorers Club 50 program.
Published 08/05/22
Hear about a new treatment that may be able to reverse hearing loss, how new solar energy storage technology could eventually power our phones, and the surprisingly grand history of chickens.
Published 08/04/22
Learn about how Japanese honey bees protect themselves from murder hornets, how a new link has been discovered between ADHD and hoarding disorder, and how your over the counter pain meds, might actually be making your pain worse!
Published 08/03/22
Today, you’ll learn about a new project trying to keep humans and sharks separate and safe, how all sharks almost mysteriously went extinct 19 million years ago, and how great white sharks may have contributed to the extinction of a shark twice its size!
Published 07/29/22
Today, you’ll learn about how some sharks have social relationships, how shark attacks often happen because swimming humans look like other sea creatures, and how your cat might be snacking on endangered sharks!
Published 07/28/22
Today, you’ll learn about how some sharks do in fact sleep, how sharks are fighting climate change, and how some sharks glow in the dark!
Published 07/27/22
Today, we are continuing our Explorers Club series today with a very special guest, Dr. Natalie Schmitt. Dr. Schmitt can do it all - really. She’s not only a conservation geneticist, but she’s a marine ecologist and documentary host.
Published 07/22/22
Today, you’ll learn about a new drug that could help you safely lose up to a fifth of your body weight, a new, non-hormonal birth control pill that is made for men, and how drones may hold the key to reforestation.
Published 07/21/22
Today, you’ll learn about why symmetry dominates the natural world, how it may be possible to conserve water using solar panels, and why growing vegetables might soon involve a trip to the Moon.
Published 07/20/22
Today, we’re hearing from an explorer's explorer, Victor Vescovo. His Five Deeps Expedition made him the first person to reach the deepest point of the Atlantic, Southern Ocean, and set a depth record in the Mariana Trench at 35,853 ft. He was the first person to reach the Mollow Deep in the Arctic Ocean, and thus has been to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd deepest points in the ocean.
Published 07/15/22
Today, you’ll learn about how a drug that helps in human organ transplants might be able to extend the lives of man’s best friend, the airline industry's potential but difficult switch to hydrogen fuel, and how a high school student is transforming prosthetics with brain waves.
Published 07/14/22
Today, you’ll learn about whether the cyanide in apple seeds could do you any real harm, how working out in the morning and at night are both beneficial but in different ways, and how researchers have found evidence that patients with long Covid may often have fragments of the virus lingering in their gut.
Published 07/13/22
Today, we are lucky enough to hear from a highly accomplished explorer who has some incredible experiences to share with us. Dr. Sian Proctor was the mission pilot for the Inspiration4, which is the all-civilian orbital mission to space and she’s the first African American woman to pilot a spacecraft. She also lived in a Mars analog environment to simulate what it might be like to live on the red planet.
Published 07/08/22
Today, you’ll learn about how high blood pressure can reduce the gray matter in your brain, why scientists think the surface of Mercury is covered in diamonds, and how while we have gene pairs from both parents, our bodies will use one parent’s gene over the other’s depending on the circumstances.
Published 07/07/22
Today, you’ll learn about how orangutans use slang a lot like we do, what causes and can alleviate everyday motion sickness, and how one black hole kicked another across the galaxy.
Published 07/06/22
Today, we’re hearing from an explorer and filmmaker named Steve Elkins. Steve spent decades searching for a legendary lost city deep in the jungles of Honduras. His search for the city was documented in the New York Times best selling book, “The Lost City of the Monkey God,” by Douglas Preston.
Published 07/01/22
Today, you’ll learn about how a single drink a day can add years to the age of your brain, how scientists figured out that thousands of tree species are yet to be discovered, and how the world’s biggest and best particle accelerator is powering up for its third run.
Published 06/30/22
Today, you’ll learn about how that light coming in through your window at night is in fact ruining your sleep, how some diseases—including cancer—can be smelled by dogs and we’re on the verge of being able to smell them with modern technology, and how algae may one day provide the power for our smallest devices.
Published 06/29/22