University of California Audio Podcasts (Audio)

University of California Audio Podcasts (Audio)

The Hacking of the American Mind with Dr. Robert Lustig

The best-selling author and UCSF endocrinologist Dr. Robert Lustig explores how industry has contributed to a culture...

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Water and Power: Discussion of Documentary

Lynne Kirby, Executive Producer of the national Geographic documentary "Water & Power: A California Heist," discusses...

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Virtual Reality in the Classroom -- Sally Ride Science STEAM Series

Why just read about ancient Rome when you can walk the cobbled streets as if you were really there? That's the...

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Late-life Depression and Bereavement - Research on Aging

Depression in older adults is under-recognized and under-treated. Sidney Zisook, MD shares the warning signs - with...

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The Power of Public Investment: Improving Our Economy Our Climate and Our Future with John Chiang State Treasurer of ...

It’s not often that the California State Treasurer makes national news, but that’s exactly what happened when John...

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The (Uncertain) Future of Women's Reproductive Health Care

A panel of experts in health policy and women's health programs discuss how maternal and child health care, family...

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The Math of Swarming Robots Superconductors and Slime Mold

Systems of interacting agents arise throughout the natural world and are studied in such varied disciplines as...

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The Remarkable Learning Abilities of the Human Brain

Humans have multiple learning systems that for the most part are functionally and anatomically distinct, evolved at...

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From Bitcoin to Central Bank Digital Currencies

In 2013 the price of Bitcoin surged to over $1100 causing central banks around the world to take notice. Four years...

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Why Antibiotics Fail - People Are Not Petri Plates

Patients are frequently given the wrong antibiotics to treat bacterial infections, but it is not the physician who is...

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The Future Computer Science: The Rock We Tricked Into Thinking

The growth of computer processors has shaped modern life and yet we still have so many important and fundamental...

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Ocean Acidification and Other Stories – Overcoming Climate Anxiety at a Time of Global Crisis

Seven and a half billion humans are changing the way we relate to the oceans. In this fast-changing world, marine...

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Complexity and Robustness: How Biology Ecology and Technology Balance Tradeoffs in an Uncertain World

Do complex systems exhibit fundamental properties? This talk looks at tradeoffs between robustness and fragility that...

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Honoring Sally: Tam O’Shaughnessy Aboard the R/V Sally Ride -- The STEAM Channel

In this candid and heartwarming interview, Tam O’Shaughnessy, the life partner of the late astronaut Sally Ride,...

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Biomechanics and Injury

R. Trigg McClellan, MD, UCSF department of Orthopaedic Surgery, looks at the basics of biomechanics and recent...

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Mark Dresser/Matt Wilson Ensemble - UC San Diego Jazz Camp 2017

UC San Diego Jazz Camp students perform standards and original compositions, under the tutelage of bassist Mark...

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Memoir: Deep Revelations Brought to Light

Mary Karr, one of the most celebrated memoirists, poets and essayists of her generation, talks about her craft and...

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Hugh Ragin Ensemble - UC San Diego Jazz Camp 2017

Trumpeter Hugh Ragin leads a group of UC San Diego Jazz Camp students in a performance of standards and new works....

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Lightning Injuries and Hyperthermia

Dr. Preston Maxim explores two situations that may require emergency aid: lightning injury and hyperthermia....

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Pamala Temple Co-Founder and CEO A Place For Mom

Pamala Temple is a rare first-time entrepreneur who bootstrapped her initial startup to national success. After a...

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