Sit’N Listen! Episode 6: (S&S Edition 1) Communicating Science

Written by: Vini Mani, Matthew Sample, Warren Hagist, Amy Gilson, and Elizabeth Jaensch Amy Hi everyone, this is Amy, Vini, Elizabeth, Matthew, and Warren from Science in the News’ Sit’N Listen. You’re hearing some new voices today and that’s because we we wanted to try something new. At the top of the show, we always say that “SITN aims to open lines of communication between … Continue reading Sit’N Listen! Episode 6: (S&S Edition 1) Communicating Science

Sit’N Listen! Episode 5: Monsanto in Conversation

Sit’N Listen! Episode 5: Monsanto in Conversation Following up on our GMO episode we sat down with Dr. Larry Gilbertson who’s been a scientist at Monsanto for about 20 years, and Vance Crowe, Monsanto’s Director of Millennial Engagement. Can you drink genetically modified beer in England? Do Amish farmers grow GM crops? Find out right here! Stay tuned for our first episode of Sit’N Society, … Continue reading Sit’N Listen! Episode 5: Monsanto in Conversation

Sit’N Listen Episode 4: Women In Science

Happy Women’s History Month! In this next episode we decided to reflect and feature a few of the many women in science across history and present: Ada Lovelace, Anandibai Joshi, Rosalind Franklin and Meg Urry. Stay tuned for our upcoming, slated for monthly release, podcasts that include a series on Science and Society, Mosquitos, IVF, and Space Exploration. Special thanks to Shireen Hamza for her … Continue reading Sit’N Listen Episode 4: Women In Science

Sit’N Listen Episode 3: Allergies

Allergies: the bane of people who can’t snack on peanut butter and banana sandwiches, who can’t cuddle up to our favorite furry companions on a bad day, and who want to love spring or autumn but are assaulted on all sides by annoying, invisible particles. Allergies plague people seemingly indiscriminately, and symptoms can vary from an itchy nose and watery eyes to hives or difficulty … Continue reading Sit’N Listen Episode 3: Allergies

Sit’N Listen! Episode 2: CRISPR Genetic Editing

Science in the News at Harvard University has just launched our first podcast, titled “Sit’N Listen!” Each episode of Sit’N Listen, we’ll bring you scientists’ perspectives on intriguing and newsworthy science. In this episode we discuss CRISPR, its origins and roles in genetic editing for therapeutics and research. For a healthy yet tasty snack for the brain, we hope you’ll join us here at the … Continue reading Sit’N Listen! Episode 2: CRISPR Genetic Editing

Sit’N Listen! Episode 1: Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO)

Science in the News at Harvard University has just launched our first podcast, titled “Sit’N Listen!” Each episode of Sit’N Listen, we’ll bring you scientists’ perspectives on intriguing and newsworthy science. In this episode we discuss how Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) are developed in the lab and a new law that would change how GMOs are regulated. For a healthy yet tasty snack for the … Continue reading Sit’N Listen! Episode 1: Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO)