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Spanning the globe to bring you the constant variety of science... the thrill of discovery... and the agony of failed experiments... the human drama of scientific advancement... This is the Blue Streak Science Podcast!

Sep 30, 2015

Blue Streak Science News

  • Biologists find unexpected role for amyloid-forming protein
  • New duck-billed dinosaur found in Alaska
  • Supermoon!
  • The Associated Press style change gives 'climate skeptics' the boot
  • Perplexing Pluto: New ‘Snakeskin’ Image and More from New Horizons
  • Early Life infections may be a risk factor...

Sep 23, 2015

Conversation with William S. Shafer, Ph.D. Host Kellie Vinal discusses antibiotic resistance, its history, current state and future implications with Dr. William Shafer of Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.

William Shafer received his PhD degree in Microbiology from Kansas State University in 1979 where he studied...

Sep 16, 2015

Fossils of a new species of human, Homo naledi, discovered in South Africa. Ivy gives her expert view on a story about researchers who reawaken sleeping HIV in patient cells to eliminate the virus. Hawk species invisible force shield protects hummingbirds from jays...very nice of them. A new robot has crown of thorns...

Sep 2, 2015



Our two esteemed hosts, Kellie Vinal and Sophie McManus are not with us for this week's podcast.

Kellie is currently in the beautiful Black Rock Desert of Nevada attending the annual Burning Man festival. We are looking forward to her return and a report of this year's happenings on...