New York Academy of Sciences Podcast: Episodes

Leading scientists discuss the latest breakthroughs in lysosome biology and what they mean for treating Batten disease, and more common conditions such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases and cancer.
In the second of a two-part series, experts look at the links between health and nutrition. They examine everything from how nutrition impacts hospital stays, to cancer and aging, to developing food science innovations, and improving diet.
In this first of a two-part series, experts from various sectors explore the available options to reduce "hidden hunger"—micronutrient deficiencies in a population.
A young chemist discusses his goal of producing usable clean energy by artificially mimicking the process of photosynthesis.
Three budding biologists and their teacher discuss the vital work of conservation biology and how students are making important contributions to the field.
Designer Josh Treuhaft discusses the issue of food waste and his creative approach to combating the problem.
A young scientist and an educator discuss work being undertaken by the Bronx River Alliance to restore and better understand the river's ecosystem and to introduce its beauty to the public.
High school student Grace Greenwald connects her peers with world class neuroscientists and mentorship.
A diverse panel of leading experts discusses innovative efforts to develop an effective treatment for Alzheimer's Disease.
Experts discuss the merits of integrating nutrition and early childhood development interventions to nurture the physical and psychological health of underprivileged children.
Protein is one of the most important nutrients in our diet, but providing an adequate and equitable supply of it to people around the world remains a vexing problem.
The third podcast in our series on the Research Agenda for Nutrition Science focuses on implementation.
Part two of our podcast series on the nutrition research agenda addresses the importance, as well as the challenge, of tackling global nutrition needs in a coordinated, multisectoral way.
The first of two podcasts on the development of a global agenda for nutrition research.
Engineering students in the Projects for Underserved Communities program at UT Austin are proving you're never too young to make a difference by putting science to good use.
Tolkien wizard Radagast the Brown, a.k.a. climate scientist Dr. Dan Lunt, faces an angry Uruk-hai climate change denialist in a "debate" about the validity of climate science and Middle Earth warming.
In this excerpted coverage from our live event, a panel of experts discusses our relationship with our microbiota from research and medical perspectives.
Blavatnik Award winning scientist Dr. Jonathan Fisher discusses the power of various visualization techniques in researching—and educating about—the brain.
Author Alan Weisman shares insights from his latest book, Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth?
A historian and a young scientist discuss the rewards and importance of learning about the history of science.
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