American Museum of Natural History Podcast

American Museum of Natural History Podcast

SciCafe: The Future of Our Oceans with Jeremy Jackson

The worlds’ oceans have changed dramatically in the 50+ years that marine ecologist Jeremy Jackson has been studying...

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SciCafe: Why Dinosaurs Matter with Diego Pol

The Titanosaur, Patagotitan mayorum, is the largest-known dinosaur to ever walk the Earth—weighing more than 10...

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How Policy Can Help Us Fight Climate Change

Climate change may be affecting populations around the world in different ways, but the sobering state of our shared...

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SciCafe: Microbial Worlds of the Deep Sea with Jeffrey Marlowe

Only a fraction of the oceans’ floors has been explored, yet scientists already know that microbial communities are...

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The Biology of Bias and Future of Our Species

What can science reveal about bias in our education, healthcare, and other social systems? It turns out, quite a bit....

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SciCafe: The Raw Truth About Cooking with Rachel Carmody

For most humans, foods that have been cooked or otherwise processed are a part of everyday life. But what happens on...

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Probing Asteroids in Space with Harold C. Connolly Jr.

Asteroids can teach us a lot about the origin of our solar system—but they can also pose a potential threat if they...

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SciCafe: Science Of Love with Bianca Jones Marlin

Oxytocin, the so-called “love drug,” has been the subject of ongoing debate surrounding its impact on the human...

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SciCafe: Teaming Up with Robots with Julie Shah

Imagine a robot that knows without being told which tool to hand to an autoworker, or how to match hospital patients...

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SciCafe: End of the Megafauna with Ross MacPhee

Woolly mammoths and giant ground sloths are just a few of the strange animals that once roamed Earth, living on every...

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SciCafe: Technology Inspired by Nature with Tak-Sing Wong

What does a carnivorous plant have in common with the design for a water-saving toilet? What about a hungry cell with...

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The Milky Way as You’ve Never Seen It Before with Jackie Faherty – AMNH SciCafe

In April 2018, the Gaia space telescope released its second catalog of over 1.3 billion stellar distances, helping...

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Jaguar: An Indomitable Beast with Alan Rabinowitz

In celebration of International Cat Day and to honor the legacy of zoologist and conservationist Alan Rabinowitz who...

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Science Throwdown: Sea vs. Land

The world under the waves or the wilds of the land? Which creatures—marine or terrestrial—are the most compelling,...

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Planetary Origin Stories with Alycia Weinberger

Swirling disks of dust and gas surround young stars, and these disks contain the building blocks for new planets. It...

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SciCafe—Orangutans, Obesity, and Human Evolution with Erin Vogel

While wild orangutans in the rainforests of Borneo feed on a remarkable variety of plant life, they also endure...

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Visualizing Planets with Radio Telescopes with Meredith Hughes

Astronomers have discovered thousands of planets in our galaxy, but how much do we understand about how they are...

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SciCafe: Ocean Locomotion with Frank Fish

How can studying ocean life help us to create more efficient technologies? Frank Fish, professor of biology at West...

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Astrophysicist Jackie Faherty Breaks Down New Data from the ESA’s Gaia Mission

On April 25th, 2018, the European Space Agency’s Gaia observatory released its second data catalog, which includes...

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SciCafe: Seeing is Believing with Marisa Carrasco

How do our brains make sense of the world our eyes see? How does attention affect our perception? And how is it...

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