Weed is Good, Art is Science is Art and the END OF SCIENCE!
On our last episode, Faryl finally tells us about the health benefits of marijuana. Chan looks into the art of science and the science of art. And Ciaccio takes a philosophical look at the END OF SCIENCE!
On Alan Turing's 100th birthday, Ciaccio looks into the progress of Artificial Intelligence, and the latest and greatest Turing Tests. Chan looks forward to microchips that can simulate human organs using actual living tissue. And Faryl tells us to exercise less for once!
The US Causes Shakes, Animals Predict the Shakes, Shaking up the Skies, and Bed, Bath & Beyond the Grave!
Chan checks up on new ideas to curb global warming. Ciaccio picks apart the Stuxnet anti-centrifuge virus that recently attacked uranium nuclear enrichment facilities in Iran. Faryl looks into the zombifying effects of the drug known as Bath Salts. And Brynna hopes elephants can be used to predict disasters!
The Dynamic Casimir Effect, The Majorana Particle, Cesium-134 in Your Fish, and Dinosaurs in Your Birds!
Faryl looks into radioactive Cesium that has entered our tastiest fish since the Fukushima nuclear disaster. Chan checks in on a new quantum physics way to space travel. Ciaccio looks into evidence of the strange Majorana Particle that may hold the key to dark matter. And Brynna finds more evidence that birds are descended from dinosaurs!
Whales Helping Each Other, Chinese People Teleporting Each Other, Electric Bugs, and Two Many Boobies!
Brynna thinks some whale species try to save other whale species from other whale species. Chan thinks piezoelectric virus can harvest human kinetic energy. Ciaccio looks forward to Quantum Teleportation. And Faryl decries Attachment Parenting!
Floating Cities, G-Spots, Comfy Mice, Yawning Dogs and Skull Tectonics!
Faryl searches for the elusive g-spot. Brynna looks into making laboratory animals more comfortable. Chan researches the evolution of the human brain. And Ciaccio may or may not be looking forward to floating cities!
Internet Mining, T-Cells Killing, Baboons Reading and Tupac, Rise From Your Grave!
Ciaccio looks into the science behind the Virtual Reality Performance by Hologram Tupac at Coachella. Faryl finds hope in the search for a cure for AIDS. Brynna finds out that apes can tell English words from gibberish. And Chan wants to use Internet Data Mining to tell if you're lying!
Girls in Your Throat, The Internet in Your Glasses, Robots in Lampreys and the Sun in France!
Brynna investigates what happens when animals inspire invention. Faryl explores how teenage girls inspire change in our speech patterns. Ciaccio looks into Google Glass. And Chan can't wait for the new Artificial Sun in France!
Autism on the Rise, Self-Aware Sand, Sparrow Songs, and Gimme Fuel Gimme Fire! Also Podcaster Fan-Fiction, Bugs in your Coffee, the Sandman Rises, and Nerds are Breeding!
Faryl talks about the steady increase of autism diagnoses. Brynna marvels over birds' ability to change their tunes. Ciaccio looks into Smart Sand, that can clone the shape of any object that is put into it. And Chan looks at new energy alternative sources!
James Cameron Remakes the Abyss, Sand-Fish-Lizard-Bird-Cat-Puppies, Tabloid Science, and the Ascent, Descent, Re-Ascent and Descent Again... of Man!
Ciaccio reports on James Cameron's dive to the deepest place on Earth, and suggests places other directors should explore. Faryl looks at some equations to determine when celebrity marriages will split up. Brynna gets excited about robots based on sandfish lizards, and vows to ride the tiny sandworm. And Chan's story gets saved for next week!
Nano-Piezo Bananaphone, Music for Pets, Cat Crap Fever, and Pirates of the Airribean! Also, a net in the sky? What should we call it?
Ciaccio explores The Pirate Bay's claim that they will keep their servers up with unmanned aerial drones. Faryl warns that if you've ever touched a cat, you may already have toxoplasmosis. Chan marvels over piezo-electric graphene and nano-wires made of yeast. Brynna explores music made for the heartbeat and aural range of specific animals!
Hot Bug on Bug Action, On The Domestication of Beasts, Shitty Eyesight Makes You Sad, and Wi-Fi is People! Also, the National Man-Bee Love Association, and Does Dub Step Sound Retarded?
Chan has high hopes for bees. Brynna has big dreams of tiny foxes and Komodo dragons. Faryl attributes bad feelings to bad eyes. And Ciaccio explores the ethics of turning homeless people into 4G wifi hotspots!
Meat from Veg, Prairie Dogs, Laser Computers and Baby Wants Cavities!
Chan salivates over breakthroughs in fake meat. Brynna elucidates the languages of Prairie Dogs and Dolphins. Ciaccio rates laser-powered computer CPUs. And Faryl berates parents for toddler tooth decay!
Yoga, Dolphins, Batteries and Immortality! Plus Gas-Powered Dildos, The Stored Energy of Sisyphus, Giant Penguins, Tiny Horses and Gay Dinosaurs!
Ciaccio explains why green-energy technology and distributed networks are gonna need an ass-ton of batteries. Faryl warns that yoga might get you laid-up, or laid. Brynna finds out dolphins have native names, and wants to give them rights. Chan explores why some worms seem to never age. Also giant penguins, tiny horses, and gay dinosaurs!
Pigeons Doing Math, American Meat'll Kill Ya, Tittie Bars Are Now Full of Even More Germs, and Dave's Brother is Much Cooler Than Dave!
Brynna talks about pigeons that can do math. Chan brings us neon signs made of bacteria. Faryl talks about the cleanliness of meat. And Dave interviews his research scientist brother, Mark Ciaccio, who invented a new method for detecting cancer!
Shirts That Clean Themselves, Rats That Free Themselves, Stopping Folks From Bleeding Themselves, and FLIES IN SPACE!
Brynna believes rats have empathy and she can really feel their pain. Faryl reports that genetically altering hemophiliacs may cure them. Chan tells of a shirt, laced with chemicals, that cleans itself in sunlight. And Ciaccio is interested in an art project that is selectively evolving fruit flies to live on other planets.
Wasps Making Faces, Life-cycle of the Dick, Earth II Earth Harder, and The Answer is None... None More Black!
Brynna investigates evidence that wasps can differentiate faces. Ciaccio makes plans to move to the Earth-like planet Kepler-22b. Faryl talks about what happens when dicks get old. And Chan talks about carbon nanotubes and technology from which no light can escape.
Mutants Curing AIDS, Walking Through Walls, Talking to Dolphins, and Quick Robin, to the Bananaphone!
Chan gets excited about Multi-Modal Augmented Reality Systems, or ubiquitous immersive computing environments. Ciaccio talks about Schroedinger's Cat and taking microscopic Quantum Tunneling to the macro level. Faryl reports of mutant genetic immunity to AIDS, and new drugs that may take advantage. And Brynna brings us rival dolphin species that can speak each others' languages.
Physicists Making Things, FDA Taking Things Away, Robots Want Your Nectar, and Sponges Are Weird!
Brynna describes the ins and outs of sponge love. Faryl talks about a cancer drug gone bad. Chan discovers a flashlight made of virtual photons. And Ciaccio is pretty sure robot hummingbirds are watching us as we speak.
Cross-Dressing Snakes, Sickness Makes You Republican, Tractor Beams and Erase the Signs of Aging!
Brynna discovers male snakes that pose as female to get laid. Faryl marvels over french technology that can turn old stem cells new again. Chan wonders if disease-ridden cultures love murder. And Ciaccio reports on extremely tiny tractor beams.
Chicks Dig Music, Darwin Digs Crazy, Life Digs Constance, and It's Too Late to Save Your Brain!
Ciaccio freaks out about a constant that may no longer be constant. Chan wonders if evolution favors the mentally unstable. Faryl says that the seeds of alzheimers start early. And our brand new podcaster Brynna Campbell reports that baby chickens are into some pretty mainstream music.
Hacking the Earth, We can forget it for you wholesale, and Montezuma's Revenge gets a lot more vengeful!
Faryl tells how remembering makes it easier to forget. Ciaccio warns of the dangers and inevitability of actively trying to engineer the atmosphere. And Chan once again gets freaked out by Giant Creatures of the Deep.
The Incredible Shrinking Brain, Invisibility Gets Meta, and Easy Like Sunday Morning!
Ciaccio runs down the future of the coolest deathly hallow. Chan looks back at the ways technology has bounded forward in our lifetimes. And Faryl tells why young people just don't seem to use their brains.
Minority Report Lives, Smoking Pole Kills, and Two Legs Good Eight Legs Bad!
Ciaccio talks about a new government security system that predicts if you plan to commit a crime, Chan tells a tale of an ancient Octopus Kraken, and Faryl warns that blow jobs might be giving you cancer! Also, is optimism a brain defect? Don't get your hopes up.
Lazy Bugs, Flying Rugs, and Self-Preserving Drugs!
Faryl recounts how, for the first time ever, a Nobel prize was awarded to a dead man. Chan tells of lazy bacteria that can bring down a society (of bacteria). And Ciaccio sings an ode to the magic flying carpet, which is neither magic, nor flying, nor a carpet!
Einstein is now dumber than you, viruses in your boobs, and ghosts in your mind!
Ciaccio talks about the CERN faster-than-light neutrinos experiment! Is Relativity relatively dead? Faryl discusses viruses that convince cancer cells to kill themselves. And Chan explains how psychologists found sunken treasure!
Pluto's got high seas, Beating Alzheimer's disease, and Filling your tanks with a sneeze!
Chan discusses a virus that takes energy from organic waste, Faryl reports on ways to reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s Disease, and Ciaccio explores the possibility of oceans on Pluto and planets in outer space!
Botox: the new wonder poison, teeny-tiny muscle cars, and Cybertron lives!
Faryl talks about the practical uses of injecting the deadly poison, Botox. Ciaccio reports on the one-nanometer-wide world's smallest motor. And Chan explains how life-like cells are being made from metal. Also glow-in-the-dark kitties!
Society is making you fat, Einstein is still smarter than you, and Future Chickens!
Ciaccio describes recent experiments further confirming Einstein's theory of Relativity. Faryl brings up evidence that Societal pressures are making us fat and unhealthy. And Chan tells us why Dinosaur DNA is lurking in the hearts of the chickens of tomorrow, today!