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Groks Science Radio Show

Series produced by Charles Lee

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Groks Science Radio Show 

Weekly science radio program hosted by Dr. Charles Lee, Dr. Frank Ling, and Samantha Thomas. Each show features interviews with scientists and technical innovators, humorous commentary on recent discoveries, plus the Grokotron 5000 and the World Famous Question of the Week! Tune in every week and rediscover the world as you think you know it. For more information, visit the website at: WWW.GROKS.NET

The Groks Science Show is a weekly science radio program and podcast produced in Chicago, IL and Tokyo, Japan. The show broadcasts on radio stations across the country, internationally, and can also be heard as a podcast. Each week, the hosts, Dr. Charles Lee, Dr. Frank Ling, and Samantha Thomas take an in-depth look at recent events in the world of science and technology, and examine the effects of recent discoveries on our daily lives. Each episode features an interview with a leading scientist, researcher, author, or industrialist discussing stimulating work in their field. The show often includes a humorous and entertaining segment, plus the world famous question of the week! For more information, visit the website at: WWW.GROKS.NET


356 Pieces

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All living things are regulated from the molecules in our bloodstream to the populations of animals on the African Savanna. Today, Sean Carroll joi...

  • Added: May 04, 2016
  • Length: 25:45
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Mark Wolynn discussed identifying and treating inter-generational trauma.

Bought by WYAP, WMUU-LP, and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 21:54
  • Purchases: 3
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We are all born curious and a healthy sense of curiosity can benefit a person in many ways. However, modern technology threatens human curiosity. T...

Bought by KPIP-LP, WMUU-LP, and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Apr 19, 2016
  • Length: 22:55
  • Purchases: 3
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Michael Shapira discussed how microbes shape evolution and Lulan Wang discussed the Zika virus.

  • Added: Apr 25, 2016
  • Length: 20:49
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Jason Rogers discusses the science of "resting b*** face" (RBF).

Bought by KMRE-LP


  • Added: Apr 06, 2016
  • Length: 18:20
  • Purchases: 1
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Kimberly Stephens discussed the link between prodigy and autism.

Bought by WMUU-LP and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Apr 01, 2016
  • Length: 11:52
  • Purchases: 2
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Marta Zaraska discussed the history of our obsession with meat.

Bought by WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP, KPIP-LP, and WYAP


  • Added: Mar 24, 2016
  • Length: 23:30
  • Purchases: 4
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Dr. Brenda Wilson discusses the origin of the Zika virus, its connection to microcephaly, and what is being done to stop its spread.

Bought by KPIP-LP, Moab Public Radio, WMUU-LP, WYAP, and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Mar 15, 2016
  • Length: 29:28
  • Purchases: 5
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Tanmoy Bhattacharya discusses a common structure underlying word meaning.

Bought by WMUU-LP and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Mar 15, 2016
  • Length: 24:15
  • Purchases: 2
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Marco Cavaglia discussed gravitational waves and what they can tell us about the universe.

Bought by KPIP-LP, KRZA, WMUU-LP, and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Mar 02, 2016
  • Length: 26:35
  • Purchases: 4
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Dr. Frieda Birnbaum discussed aberrant personality types.

Bought by WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP, WYAP, and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Feb 26, 2016
  • Length: 16:42
  • Purchases: 4
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Bee Wilson discusses how we learn to eat and whether we can change our approach to food.

Bought by RadioFreePalmer, KPIP-LP, WYAP, WMUU-LP, and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Feb 16, 2016
  • Length: 30:48
  • Purchases: 5
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Michael Kearns discusses computer algorithms that could ensure privacy.

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Feb 18, 2016
  • Length: 22:37
  • Purchases: 1
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Christie Aschwanden discussed nutrition research.

Bought by KPIP-LP, WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP, RadioFreePalmer, and WYAP


  • Added: Feb 03, 2016
  • Length: 23:23
  • Purchases: 5
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Maria Konnikova discussed the confidence game.

Bought by WMUU-LP and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Jan 28, 2016
  • Length: 20:28
  • Purchases: 2
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Brian Fagan discusses how animals have shaped our history and how our conception of them has changed over time.

Bought by KPIP-LP and WYAP


  • Added: Jan 20, 2016
  • Length: 22:57
  • Purchases: 2
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David Victor discusses the Paris climate agreement.

Bought by WMUU-LP and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Jan 14, 2016
  • Length: 24:11
  • Purchases: 2
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Graham Hancock presents an alternative story of civilization’s past.

Bought by KPIP-LP and WYAP


  • Added: Jan 06, 2016
  • Length: 37:10
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Margaret Nelson discusses how social factors play a role in determining the survivability of societies.

  • Added: Jan 09, 2016
  • Length: 19:44
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Matt Kaplan discussed the science of the magical.

Bought by KPIP-LP, WMUU-LP, and WRIR


  • Added: Dec 23, 2015
  • Length: 24:03
  • Purchases: 3