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Goggles Off

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Welcome to Goggles off, the show where I get outside the lab and interview scientists about their lives and research. A casual approach to communicating science.

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Welcome to Goggles off, the show where I get outside the lab and interview scientists about their lives and research. A casual approach to communicating science.

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Goggles Off

Latest release on Jun 23, 2020

Best weekly hand curated episodes for learning

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail 10 days ago

Warning: This podcast has few episodes.

This means there isn't enough episodes to provide the most popular episodes. Here's the rankings of the current episodes anyway, we recommend you to revisit when there's more episodes!

Rank #1: Fighting Coronavirus, Life on the Front Line

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What's it like researching Coronavirus and other deadly biohazards, the future in the fight against this pandemic, and using light to control genetic expression all in this episode of Goggles Off....

Join me as I interview Dr. Eric Valois for a thrilling look into the life of a biochemist working with deadly pathogens. Dr. Valois also gives advice for young scientists, graduate students, and professionals alike as he describes his personal journey as a scientist. 

Jun 23 2020

50mins

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Rank #2: An Energy Evolution, Solar Power Reimagined

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In this episode, I interview Dr. Brett Yurash as we discuss the latest advancements in solar energy, how light works, and the wonderful world of semiconductors. "We're talking solar panels that you can print out on reams of paper. You could make them transparent and line every window or surface on a skyscraper to power cities." -Dr. Yurash

How does a smart phone or the internet work? What is light and how can we use it to power cities? What does LED even stand for anyway? 

Find the answers to these questions and more all on this episode of Goggles Off. 

Jun 15 2020

49mins

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Rank #3: Sick of It, the Future of Diagnostic Testing

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In this episode I interview Gregory Jordan, a Research Associate for the biotechnology company Serimmune. Join us as we discuss Serimmune's efforts to map human immunity and Greg's personal journey as a scientist. 

Jun 01 2020

31mins

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Rank #4: They Live Among Us, Unlocking the Power of the Microbiome

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In this episode I interview Dr. Sam Verbanic as we discuss the microbiome and its importance in human health. Trillions of microorganisms  cover every inch of our body and are collectively referred to as the microbiome. Our microbiomes play a significant role in regulating our health as we have a symbiotic relationship with them, however many diseases arise when this symbiosis goes awry. Oh and did I mention the antibiotic homing missiles? 

May 19 2020

45mins

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