Cancer researcher Ludmil Alexandrov talks about the CSI of cancer–how to find out, on a cellular level, what are the external factors that cause cancer, and what that means for prevention.
Climate scientist and mountaineer John All talks about the risks and rewards trekking to the highest peaks of the Himalayas, the jungles of Central America, and the wilds of southern Africa to collect scientific data.
…but too much of it has bitter consequences for your health. Public health doctor Charlie Clements explains the risks of excessive sugar in the American diet.
How are ordinary people getting involved in species conservation? Mary Ellen Hannibal talks about how big data meets grass roots participation.
Nina Lanza does. We talk about what Mars is like and whether there is, or has ever been, life there.
Journalist Laurence Gonzales tells stories about natural and man-made disasters, who survives, and why.
Science Radio Cafe
Science Radio Cafe airs on Wednesday mornings at 8:30 Mountain Time on KUNM, Albuquerque Public Radio. It’s a show for everyone, nerds and non-nerds alike, where you can hear interviews with scientists and science writers about things that affect the rest of us—and things that are just incredibly interesting. We welcome your ideas, questions, and comments!