Dogs may be man’s best friends, but how much do we actually know about our beloved pets? Alexandra Horowitz, professor of cognitive science at Barnard College and author of Being a Dog: Following the Dog into a World of Smell, joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss how she examines our four-legged friends by studying the complexities […]
In this episode of SciTech Now, we see how climate change impacts the water; a look at one scientist who studies dogs and the complexities of their noses; exploring the Mayan pyramids; and the decline in the boreal toad population.
Scientist Richard Axel answers the question: How do we smell?
In this episode, a high tech submarine allows for better underwater exploration; an average nose can sense 1,200 flavors; mysterious stains on St. Louis’ Gateway Arch prompt a tricky testing procedure; and the U.S. military is turning to microgrids to keep its power reliable and secure.
Scientist, author, and self-proclaimed science evangelist Ainissa Ramirez is calling for big changes in science education and just launched a new podcast series called Science Underground. Ramirez joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss one of her latest podcast episodes, “Taste With Your Nose.”