6. Snehashis Choudhury: Between two electrodes

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Some used to say lithium metal batteries were impossible. Snehashis’s strategy? Nanoparticles. Sneh shares with us how he followed his life’s current and wound up thinking about what happens between two electrodes.

Published: December 3rd 2018 Hosts: Joseph Brown and Charlie Heinke

Music Credits: Traveller by David Szesztay (Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License), Murmur by Broke For Free (Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License), Biomythos by Revolution Void (Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License), Candlepower by Chris Zabriskie (Attribution License), Blue Highway by Podington Bear (Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License), Bouncing Ball by Podington Bear (Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License)

5. Mardochee Reveil: Transitions

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Mardochee’s scientific curiosity started with wondering how international phone calls work. After college, he went to America to pursue a research career, though his home country of Haiti never left his mind. We will hear how Mardochee bridged the worlds of tech and chemistry, by applying machine learning to semiconductors. For more information about Emo Haiti, visit https://www.emohaiti.com/.

Published: September 1st 2018 Hosts: Laura Sinclair and Kevin Weyant

Music credits: Knockabout by Chad Crouch (Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License), Button by Chad Crouch (Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License), Gitanas Mjadas by Polka Madre (Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License), Crowd sound from Robinhood76 (Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial 3.0 License), Lode Runner by Poddington Bear (Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License), Ayiti Se by Mikaben (Fair Use). This episode is published under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

4. Joseph Carlin: Keep Charging

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It may seem that Joseph Carlin was destined to be successful in graduate school. But research doesn’t always turn out like you expect. We’ll hear how Joe coped with the struggles he faced as he tried to develop new materials for energy storage.

Published: August 8th 2018    Hosts: Kevin Weyant and Nicholas Horvath

Music credits: Platformer by Chad Crouch (Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License), Divider by Chris Zabriskie (Attribution License), Discovery by Jon Luc Hefferman (Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License), Balloons Rising by A. A. Aalto (Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License).

3. Jade Noble: Mosquitoes in Focus

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We talk to cryo-electron microscopist Jade Noble about growing up in a military family, and the most dangerous animal in the world, and the challenge of switching lab groups in the middle of graduate school.

Published: July 24th 2018    Hosts: Laura Sinclair and Joseph Brown

Music credits: Something Elated by Broke For Free (Creative Commons Attribution License), Good Times by Podington Bear (Label: Sound of Picture) (Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License), Dope by Ryan Andersen (Attribution-NonCommercial License), Pives And Flarinet by Podington Bear (Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License), Upbeat by Jon Luc Hefferman (Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License)

2. Michael-Paul Robinson: Antibody Origami

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This pilot episode blends together the life and science of Michael-Paul Robinson. You’ll hear about a story of mentorship, what it is like to be a first-generation graduate student, and how antibodies can be efficiently produced in bacteria.

Published: July 24th 2018      Hosts: Kevin Weyant and Joseph Brown

Music credits: Spellbound by Broke For Free (Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License), Event Horizon by Jon Luc Hefferman (Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License), More On That Later by Lee Rosevere (Creative Commons Attribution License), Enthusiast by Tours (Label: The Snake Records) (Creative Commons Attribution License)

1. Welcome to Science Blender!

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Welcome to Science Blender! In our pilot episode, we tell you what Science Blender is all about and give you a sneak preview of our first season!

Published: July 24th 2018            Hosts: Kevin Weyant, Joseph Brown and Aravind Natarajan