Sci-Section

12 EpisodesProduced by Sci-Section

Hosts: Kian Yousefi Kousha & Sherry Chen From time to time, we might forget the reason behind studying sciences. Science is not just about chemical titrations or DNA transcription. Rather, it is about enhancing the quality of our life.Sci-Section wants to talk about applied aspects of science, somet… read more

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Season Finale: Biotechnology (Interview with McMaster iGEM team)

July 8th, 2019

18:20

In this episode, we learn about the history of biotechnology in the world of sciences. We also talk about various applications of biotechnology in …

Probability in Science

July 1st, 2019

16:13

In this episode, we learn about the concept of probability and its mathematical application in various fields of science including the scientific method of conducting research. We also take on the Monty Hall Probelm and …

Lasers (Interview with Arya Kimiaghalam)

June 25th, 2019

15:07

In this episode, we learn about the different applications of lasers in various fields of medicine and technology. We also have an interview with …

Vegeterianism

June 14th, 2019

11:21

In this episode, we talk about the different forms of a vegetarian diet such as lactovegeterianism, veganism, etc. We also talk about the benefits …

Language (Interview with Caleb Gordon)

June 8th, 2019

24:31

In this episode, we learn about language. We also have an interview with Caleb Gordon, a language enthusiast and a conlanger (which is a person who makes languages). Caleb will be studying at University of Victoria in …

Water-Soluble Vitamins

May 15th, 2019

9:02

 In this episode, Kian takes a look at Water-Soluble Vitamins, B and C. Sources of these vitamins, their benefits and even harms are  discussed as …

Fat-Soluble Vitamins

May 9th, 2019

10:29

In this episode, Kian takes a look at Fat-Soluble Vitamins, A,D,E and K. Sources of these vitamins, their benefits and even harms are discussed in …

Hunger, Satiety and Diets

April 28th, 2019

11:32

In this episode, we look into the process of hunger, satiety, and the role of Leptin, CCK and NPY hormones in these processes . In addition, we talk …

Studying (Interview with Jill McMillan)

April 13th, 2019

13:01

In this episode, we talk about different study methods that can be beneficial during exam season, like Pomodoro technique. We also have an interview with Jill McMillan,  Academic skills program coordinator at McMaster …

Caffeine

April 4th, 2019

18:26

 In this  episode, we look into one of the important elements of our day to day life: Caffeine. We talk about the impact of caffeine on memory and …

Breakfast

March 30th, 2019

12:25

 In this episode, we look into breakfast to see if it really is the most important meal of the day. We talk about perfect healthy options for the …

Sleep

March 22nd, 2019

11:31

In this episode, we look for reasons behind sleeping and  its influence on our function. Moreover, we look into different sleep cycles and a recent …

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