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The Huberman Lab Podcast discusses neuroscience: how our brain and its connections with the organs of our body control our perceptions, our behaviors, and our health. We also discuss existing and emerging tools for measuring and changing how our nervous system works. Dr. Andrew Huberman is a tenured Professor of Neurobiology and Ophthalmology at Stanford School of Medicine. His laboratory studies neural regeneration, neuroplasticity, and brain states such as stress, focus, fear, and optimal ...
 
“All Things SciComm” is a weekly podcast brought to you by ScienceTalks, a media platform that aims to make science accessible to everyone. What does the future of science look like? What’s happening in science communication? In this podcast we keep you updated on the latest in research funding, publication technology, sci-tech policy, sustainable development goals, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and more.
 
Lifespan with Dr. David Sinclair is a new podcast from world renowned aging research doctor, David Sinclair, Ph.D. Dr. Sinclair is a professor of genetics and co-director of Harvard Medical School's Center for Biology of Aging Research. Topics discussed include the science behind why we age and interventions for slowing and even reversing aging. This podcast is distinct from Dr. Sinclair's teaching and research roles at Harvard Medical School. The information provided in this show is not med ...
 
Hosted by Pinoy science journalist Mikael Angelo Francisco, the Ask Theory Podcast shines the spotlight on Pinoy scientific brilliance. Each episode of Ask Theory features a Pinoy scientist from one of the various scientific disciplines. In a very casual Taglish conversation, guests explain what they do in simple terms, as well as share their fascinating stories: how they got into science, the challenges they face, what motivates them to pursue their fields, what future scientists from the P ...
 
How can we communicate research in science, the social sciences and humanities to ensure it has positive, real-world impact? That's the question being explored in this podcast, presented by Peter Barker, the director of research communications agency, Orinoco Communications. In each episode Peter chats to someone who's doing particularly interesting and inspiring work to engage the public with research.
 
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In today's episode, Nikesh Gosalia talks to Lisa Cuevas Shaw about open science practices and her journey in the publishing industry. Lisa unpacks her experiences, from her beginnings at Sage to her stint at McGraw Hill, before her return to Sage to help expand Corwin. She discusses the opportunities that led her to the Center for Open Science, whi…
 
My guest this episode is Jeff Cavaliere, MSPT CSCS, a world-class physical therapist and Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist. Jeff has coached athletes ranging from novice to professional and has taught science-based physical training protocols to tens of millions of everyday people via his enormously clear and actionable online programs. …
 
Dr. Joshua P. Torres is a conotoxinologist at the Department of Biomedical Sciences of the University of Copenhagen. As a medicinal chemist, he studies the medicinal potential of marine animals and bacteria, mostly from the Philippines. We talked about cone snails and how they manage to be both dangerous and beneficial to humans, the discovery of t…
 
In this episode, I explain the biology and psychology of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)—a prevalent and debilitating condition. I also discuss the efficacy and mechanisms behind OCD treatments—both behavioral and pharmacologic as well as holistic and combination treatments and new emerging treatments, including directed brain stimulation. I ex…
 
Roxanne Aviñante is a Senior Science Research Specialist at DOST-Advanced Science and Technology Institute (DOST-ASTI), and the Project Leader for the Kooha App. She is a research professional and software engineer with over a decade of experience in information and communication technology research and development (R&D) and systems engineering. We…
 
My guest is Ido Portal, the world’s foremost expert on human movement. Ido has spent a lifetime studying, combining and evolving elements from an enormous range of martial arts, dance genres, athletic endeavors, and science, to develop a unified theory and practice of movement called “The Ido Portal Method.” Here we discuss all things movement, inc…
 
Framelia Anonas heads the Philippine Nuclear Research Institute's Nuclear Information and Documentation Section, which handles the content creation, media relations, events organizing, information services, and social media of the Institute. We talked about what she likes most about nuclear power, her most memorable experience related to your work,…
 
In this episode, I explain the science behind limb range of motion and flexibility and how to increase them by using science-supported protocols. Flexibility is crucial for physical movements and can help prevent injuries, decrease inflammation, modulate physical and mental pain, impact exercise recovery speed and even potentially slow the progress…
 
Alexis Kristin Bautista is a food hygienist who serves as the Hygiene and Sustainability Team Lead of SMX Convention Center under SM Hotels and Conventions Corp. She handles food safety, hygiene, and sanitation in convention centers and hotel properties across the Philippines, with nearly a decade of extensive experience in the industry. We talked …
 
My guest this episode is Dr. Paul Conti, M.D., a psychiatrist and expert in treating trauma, personality disorders and psychiatric illnesses and challenges of various kinds. Dr. Conti earned his MD at Stanford and did his residency at Harvard Medical School. He now runs the Pacific Premiere Group—a clinical practice helping people heal and grow fro…
 
Dr. Peter Julian Cayton is an Associate Professor at the School of Statistics, University of the Philippines Diliman. He also pursues interdisciplinary work as a member of the UP Resilience Institute, which conducts cutting-edge research in Philippine disaster risk reduction and management. He engages in a range of applications in statistics on vol…
 
This episode, I discuss grief and the challenges of processing losses of different kinds. I explain the biological mechanisms of grief, including how neural circuits for emotional and factual memory combine with those for love and attachment, to create feelings of absence and yearning. I discuss how grief is distinct from depression, yet why they c…
 
Nikesh Gosalia and Duncan MacRae continue their conversation on the current issues in the publishing industry, starting with the use of AI technology to manage the recent boom in journal submissions. They discuss the increasing importance of research promotion in recent years and the need for journals to establish a brand, particularly on social me…
 
Mark Joseph Tinao is a biologist and a Certified Pollution Control Officer. He streams online content about farming, academic writing, and science & technology as Seph Scientist, promoting science communication and encouraging young people to pursue careers in the sciences. We talked about environmental education & pollution control, plant science …
 
My guest is Dr. Wendy Suzuki, Ph.D., Professor of Neural Science and Psychology and (soon) Dean of New York University, whose research focuses on memory, attention, brain plasticity and simple, daily habits that can be leveraged to improve learning, focus, memory and cognitive ability. We discuss the role of cardiovascular exercise, weight training…
 
Plan S, an initiative for scientists to publish outside paywalls, has made waves in the publishing industry. Host Nikesh Gosalia and Duncan MacRae tackle the relevant topic of open access in scholarly publishing. Duncan talks about journals transitioning from subscription-based to open access, inefficiencies in journal workflow, and the importance …
 
Jonas Marie Dumdum is a registered chemist and sustainability science and policy advocate. He volunteers as coordinator for the Energy SubCluster of The Climate Reality Project Philippines. He also hosts the SUSTAINARUMBLE! Podcast, the first podcast that explores critical issues on sustainable development in the Philippines. We talked about ensuri…
 
This episode I explain the mechanisms by which different types of memories are established in our brain and how to leverage the amount and timing of key neurochemicals and hormones, such as adrenaline (aka epinephrine) and cortisol, to improve your learning and memory abilities. I describe multiple science-based protocols to do this, including repe…
 
In the second part of their conversation, Nikesh Gosalia and Charlie Rapple dive deeper into Kudos and the gaps in the system that led Kudos to extend their support to researchers directly. Kudos’ main goal is to present findings as part of a global narrative. They discuss Kudos’ foray into “showcases,” an audience-centric informal way of sharing r…
 
Engr. Julius Sempio is a licensed geodetic engineer specializing in geoinformatics and remote sensing. He is an advocate of space science in the Philippines, as well as a komikero (Pinoy komiks creator). We talked about the current state of space science in the Philippines, why microsatellites are such a big deal, working with the Diwata-1 microsat…
 
Carina Laroza is an inclusive science communication advocate and the founder of Scienkidfic Xplorers (now AghamJuan). She develops and conducts science outreach programmes for underserved communities and public schools around Metro Manila, and trains volunteers on how to effectively facilitate the programmes. She also obtained an MSc Science Commun…
 
This episode I describe the neural mechanisms that activate and control aggressive states and behaviors and the role of hormones—estrogen and testosterone—in mediating violent and and/or competive aggression. I also describe tools that can be used to modulate the factors that have been shown to ‘prime’ an individual for aggression, including sunlig…
 
In this episode, Nikesh Gosalia talks to Charlie Rapple about bringing research to a wider audience. They discuss the growing importance of public engagement, as well as the role of publishers and individuals in promoting research to a broader audience. Charlie talks about the inspiration behind Kudos, the changes she has seen in the publishing ind…
 
My guest is Rhonda Patrick, Ph.D. She earned her doctoral degree in biomedical science from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and has become one of the leading public health educators on the brain and general health, aging, cancer, and nutrition. We discuss the four major categories of micron…
 
In a continuation of the chat with Nikesh Gosalia, Morressier’s Sami Benchekroun shares his expertise on the inner workings of virtual conferences. He talks about the use of virtual conferencing to spur revenue generation, as part of an integrated business model that takes into account the key components of content, conference members, and sponsors…
 
Dr. Regine Carandang is a licensed dentist working in Makati. She specializes in Orthodontics, and has a developing love for aesthetic dentistry and prosthodontics. We talked about some of the most common myths about dental care and dental health, why some people don’t seem to prioritize dental care, how often one should really be consulting a dent…
 
In March 2022 the British Science Association published a report examining the attitudes of young people in the UK to science. In this episode of the Research Comms podcast, the BSA’s outgoing Chief Executive, Katherine Mathieson, talks about the reports findings, speculating on why young people do not feel sufficiently engaged with science, the im…
 
I describe the mechanisms by which deliberate heat exposure impacts body temperature, metabolism, heart health, hormone production, exercise recovery, cognition, mood, and longevity. I detail specific protocols for deliberate heat exposure, including exposure times, temperature ranges to consider, time of day, and delivery mechanisms (sauna vs. hot…
 
Join host Nikesh Gosalia in a conversation with Sami Benchekroun, co-founder of Morressier. Sami talks about the circumstances that led him to Morressier, a combination of his natural penchant for network structures and existing inefficiencies in academic conferences. Growing up with scientist parents who came from poorer countries, Sami was inspir…
 
Dr. Mario Jiz is the Chair of the Immunology Department at the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM). In 2017, the National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) recognized him as an Outstanding Young Scientist for medical sciences due to his major contributions in schistosomiasis research and vaccine development. We talked about the w…
 
I describe the mechanisms by which different wavelengths of light impact the cells, tissues and organs of the human body, and how specifically timed light exposure of specific wavelengths can be used to improve sleep, enhance alertness, modulate hormone levels, and improve mood. I also explain the use of ultraviolet and infrared phototherapies to r…
 
In the second part of the podcast with Dr Elodie Chabrol, hosts Nikesh Gosalia and Jayashree Rajagopalan dive deeper into a discussion peppered with personal anecdotes and eye-opening metaphors. Dr Chabrol talks about the geeky scientist stereotype, overcoming these clichés through her science communication work, and how revealing scientists to be …
 
Dr. Alex Legarda is a family physician and clinic manager of FriendlyCare and the Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) Family Wellness Clinic. We talked about the work of a doctor trained in family medicine, why someone would choose to train as a family physician, the average Filipino’s attitude toward doctors, improving the Philippine…
 
My guest is Dr. Kyle Gillett, MD, a dual board-certified physician in family medicine and obesity medicine and an expert in optimizing hormone levels to improve overall health and well-being in both men and women. We discuss how to improve hormones using behavioral, nutritional, and exercise-based tools and safely and rationally approach supplement…
 
An essential part of being a scientist is sharing scientific findings with the general public. But is there a way to communicate science more effectively? Join hosts Nikesh Gosalia and Jayashree Rajagopalan in a conversation with Dr Elodie Chabrol, International Director of the global science festival Pint of Science, as they discuss the fundamenta…
 
Felichi Mae Arines is a PhD student in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology at the University of Michigan. She worked at the International Rice Research Institute, where she was part of a team tasked with developing iron- and zinc-enriched rice. She recently obtained a Barbour Scholarship, which is awarded to outstanding women graduate st…
 
I describe mechanisms by which deliberate cold exposure can enhance mental health, physical health, and performance. I detail specific protocols to safely engage in deliberate cold exposure, including minimal exposure times, time-of-day effects, determining optimal temperatures, recovery, mindset, and movement during cold exposure. I discuss how co…
 
In the second part of the conversation with Martina Ribar Hestericová, hosts Nikesh Gosalia and Jayashree Rajagopalan dive deeper into the world of science communication by exploring concepts such as inclusivity in science communication and English as the global language of science. Martina talks about her ideas for nurturing a love for science amo…
 
Everlyn Gayle Tamayo plays a key role in the development, implementation and review of air quality activities and projects of an international non-profit NGO focused on air quality management by providing technical guidance in current and emerging air quality issues in the region, particularly in air quality monitoring, emissions inventory, health …
 
My guest is Dr. Andy Galpin, Professor of Kinesiology at California State University, Fullerton, and one of the foremost experts in the world on the science and application of methods to increase strength, hypertrophy and endurance performance. We discuss fundamental principles of strength and hypertrophy training and building endurance, the mechan…
 
Join Nikesh Gosalia and co-host Jayashree Rajagopalan in this conversation with science communicator Martina Ribar Hestericová. As the creator of the popular Instagram account science_exercises.eu, Martina is on a mission to make science more accessible to everyone. Martina talks about giving back to society by communicating science, interacting wi…
 
Everlyn Gayle Tamayo plays a key role in the development, implementation and review of air quality activities and projects of an international non-profit NGO focused on air quality management by providing technical guidance in current and emerging air quality issues in the region, particularly in air quality monitoring, emissions inventory, health …
 
It's been more than two years since the Covid pandemic took hold. And although it may have more surprises in store for us, there is hope that the worst has passed. So now seems a good time to start thinking about what lessons we can learn from the experience to better prepare us for future pandemics and public health crises. How we communicate the …
 
I explain how to blunt sugar cravings through fundamental knowledge of how sugar is sensed, metabolized, and utilized within the body. I explain how sugar is processed through the digestive tract and nervous system and how both the taste and nutritive components of sugar can lead to specific appetite changes and cravings. I discuss the connection b…
 
Artificial intelligence (AI) is everywhere these days. The publishing industry is no exception. Clever use of AI could be the modern-day solution to the skyrocketing submissions. Join Nikesh Gosalia and Dr Marie Soulière as they discuss the ethical use of AI tools to maintain publication quality in journals. While AI can promote research integrity …
 
Dr. Ryan Collantes is an ophthalmologist who is actively doing research on the genetics of inherited ocular disorders. He is currently a research scientist at the Ocular Genomics Institute at Massachusetts Eye and Ear, a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. We talked about juvenile onset open angle glaucoma, the discovery of the novel EFEMP…
 
I discuss the role of salt (sodium) in the nervous system and the key role that it plays in mental performance, physical performance and health. I explain how the brain senses salt levels in our body and how that relates to our feelings of thirst. I cover the physiology of the renal system and the hormones that control sodium and water balance in o…
 
Has a recent spate of article retractions got you concerned? Join host Nikesh Gosalia as he speaks to Dr Marie Soulière on the nitty-gritty of article retractions and research integrity. In this conversation, they explore the different perspectives to article retractions, alongside the implications of mass retractions, both financial and reputation…
 
This episode of Ask Theory was made possible by the British Council in the Philippines, in support of their Women in STEM Scholarship program. Pamela Louise Tolentino is a researcher whose specialty lies in the roles of different watershed characteristics and hydrometeorological factors on river discharge. She handles projects involving the fields …
 
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