7 EpisodesProduced by Calvin Yeager

Curioscity is an informal but informative science show for everyone. Learn alongside Calvin Yeager and many other science-enthusiasts as we discuss topics including biology, chemistry, technology, and general science in a lighthearted and digestible way.

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7 - Grab Bag I (w/ Susan Russell!)

February 14th, 2019


Some topics are short and sweet, but do not warrant an entire episode of conversation. There have been many requests for smaller topics to be …

6 - Batteries: Zap, but How? (w/ Tom Nigl!)

February 7th, 2019


James Hetfield might have said it best when he said “Battery is here to stay”. Much of humankind has become increasingly more dependent on portable electrical energy. What is a battery? What makes a better battery? How …

5 - How Old are Ferns? (w/ Morgan Engler!)

January 31st, 2019


Ferns are boring and they look like old houseplants! Well, slow your roll there. Some of these plants' relatives were around before the …

4 - Mice as Model Organisms (w/ Jerome Mack!)

January 24th, 2019


Squeak! It’s me, a mouse in your domicile. Did you know we mice and humans have an awfully long-standing relationship? Today, we will discuss some …

3 - The Influenza Vaccine (w/ Gavin Hennessy!)

January 17th, 2019


Many of us have experienced the flu: fever, cough, lethargy, fatigue, vomiting, so on. Likely, less of us have experienced getting the flu shot each year. Whether it be white coat syndrome and a fear of needles, …

2 - The Production of Insulin (w/ Aliza Herman!)

January 10th, 2019


Three years of Nobel Prizes were directly related to insulin. Today, we’ll discuss what insulin is and why it’s important. Why did the world need a …

1 - Do Scientists Always Agree? (w/ Andrew Woodman!)

December 31st, 2018


On this inaugural episode of Curioscity, we delve into a simple question: do scientists always agree? What is a scientist and what does that person do? Are there any misrepresentations of science or the work done by …

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