STEM-Talk

Conversations with some of the most interesting people in the world of science and technology

Episode 70: David Sabatini on the discovery of mTOR and its role in disease, longevity & healthspan

// Aug 14, 2018

Episode 69: David LeMay talks about countering inflammation with SPMs

// Jul 31, 2018

Episode 68: Steve Anton talks about diet, exercise, intermittent fasting and lifestyle interventions to improve health

// Jul 17, 2018

Episode 67: Doug Wallace talks about mitochondria, our human origins and the possibility of mitochondria-targeted therapies

// Jul 3, 2018

Episode 66: Peter Neuhaus talks about exoskeletons, robotics, and the development of exercise technologies for space and Earth

// Jun 19, 2018

Episode 65: Dr. Brendan Egan talks about the importance of muscle and his research into exogenous ketones

// Jun 5, 2018

Episode 64: Valter Longo talks about the fasting-mimicking diet and the keys to longevity

// May 22, 2018

Episode 63: Keith Baar talks about collagen synthesis, ketogenic diet, mTORC1 signaling, autophagy, post strength training nutrition, and more…

// May 8, 2018

Episode 62: Keith Baar talks about muscle and explains mTOR, PGC-1a, dystrophin, and the benefits of chocolate

// Apr 24, 2018

Episode 61: Chris McCurdy discusses kratom and the opioid crisis

// Apr 10, 2018

Episode 60: Marie Jackson talks about the amazing endurance of Roman concrete

// Mar 27, 2018

Episode 59: Stephen Cunnane discusses the role of ketones in human evolution and Alzheimer’s

// Mar 13, 2018

Episode 58: Flora Hammond discusses traumatic brain injuries and how treatments are evolving

// Feb 27, 2018

Episode 57: Lauren Jackson discusses radiation exposure, including the effects of a nuclear strike

// Feb 13, 2018

Episode 56: Jon Clark talks about NASA, supersonic jumps from the edge of space, and humans in extreme environments

// Jan 30, 2018

Episode 55: Jon Clark looks back at his Naval and NASA careers and the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster

// Jan 16, 2018

Episode 54: Brianna Stubbs talks about ketone esters and their application in sport

// Jan 2, 2018

Episode 53: Brian Caulfield on wearable technologies and the potential of electrical muscle stimulation

// Dec 19, 2017

Episode 52: Nina Teicholz on saturated fat, U.S. dietary guidelines, and the shortcomings of nutrition science

// Dec 5, 2017

Episode 51: Roger Smith talks about bears, raptors, and life as a field biologist

// Nov 21, 2017
Episode 50 Ken Ford

Episode 50: Ken Ford talks about ketosis, optimizing exercise, and the future direction of science, technology, and culture

// Nov 7, 2017

Episode 49: Ken Ford talks about AI, its critics, and research at IHMC

// Oct 24, 2017

Episode 48: Dr Tommy Wood, part 2, discusses insulin resistance and the role of diet in athletic performance

// Oct 10, 2017

Episode 47: Dr. Tommy Wood talks about neonatal brain injuries and optimizing human performance

// Sep 26, 2017

Episode 46: NASA’s Chris McKay talks about the search for life in our solar system and travel to Mars

// Sep 12, 2017

Episode 45: David Spiegel talks about the science of hypnosis and the many ways it can help people

// Aug 29, 2017

Episode 44: Jerry Pratt discusses the evolution and future of humanoid robots and bipedal walking

// Aug 15, 2017

Episode 43: Jeff Volek explains the power of ketogenic diets to reverse type 2 diabetes

// Aug 1, 2017

Episode 42: Tom Jones discusses defending Earth against the threat of asteroids

// Jul 18, 2017

Episode 41: Dr. David Diamond talks about the role of fat, cholesterol, and statin drugs in heart disease

// Jul 4, 2017

Episode 40: Allan Savory talks about the global importance of restoring the earth’s grasslands

// Jun 20, 2017

Episode 39: Suzana Herculano provides a new understanding of how our brains became remarkable

// Jun 6, 2017

Episode 38: Dr. Mark Lupo discusses thyroid nodules and cancer

// May 23, 2017

Episode 37: Gary Taubes discusses low-carb diets and sheds light on the hazards of sugar

// May 9, 2017

Episode 36: Jeff “Skunk” Baxter Discusses His Life in Rock ‘n’ Roll and the U.S. Intelligence Community

// Apr 25, 2017

Episode 35: Stuart McGill explains the mechanics of back pain and the secrets to a healthy spine

// Apr 11, 2017

Episode 34: Jim Stray-Gundersen explains how blood flow restriction training builds muscle and improves performance

// Mar 28, 2017

Episode 33: Dr. Natalie Batalha talks about exoplanets and the possibility of life in our Milky Way and beyond

// Mar 14, 2017

Episode 32: Dr. Claire Fraser explains how our gut microbes improve our health, prevent disease and even play a role in our mental health

// Feb 28, 2017

Episode 31: Dr. Michael Turner, who coined the phrase ‘dark energy,’ talks about the deepest issues in cosmology

Dr. Michael Turner // Feb 14, 2017

Episode 30: Art De Vany Talks About Hollywood Economics, the Paleo Way, and the Role of Fitness and Diet in Aging

IHMC // Jan 31, 2017

Episode 29: Leonard Wong Discusses a Culture of Dishonesty in the Army

Dr. Leonard Wong // Jan 17, 2017

Episode 28: Mike Gernhardt Discusses the Overlapping Challenges of Working Undersea and in Space

Mike Gernhardt // Jan 3, 2017

Episode 27: Robb Wolf Discusses the Paleo Diet, Ketosis, Exercise, Nicotine … and Much More!

Dr. Robb Wolf // Dec 20, 2016

Episode 26: Richard Moon discusses deep-sea and high-altitude medicine

// Dec 6, 2016

Episode 25: James Briscione discusses the art & science of food & flavor

James Briscione // Nov 22, 2016

Episode 24: Doug McGuff talks about resistance training, myokines, strength and health

Dr. Doug McGuff // Nov 8, 2016

Episode 23: Michael Griffin discusses his tenure as NASA administrator and the challenges of space exploration

// Oct 25, 2016

Episode 22: Dr. Kerry Emanuel Discusses Hurricane Prediction and Projection

Dr. Kerry Emanuel // Oct 11, 2016

Episode 21: Yorick Wilks Discusses the History and Future of Natural Language Processing

Dr. Yorick Wilks // Sep 27, 2016

Episode 20: Dr. Alessio Fasano discusses the gut microbiome and how it affects our health

Dr. Alessio Fasano // Sep 13, 2016

Episode 19: Dr. Dawn Kernagis talks about life undersea during NASA’s NEEMO-21 Mission

Dr. Dawn Kernagis // Aug 30, 2016

Episode 18: Dr. Colin Champ talks about how the right nutrition and exercise can help treat cancer

Dr. Colin Champ // Aug 16, 2016

Episode 17: Dr. Pascal Lee talks about preparing for the exploration of Mars & its moons

Dr. Pascal Lee // Aug 2, 2016

Episode 16: Joan Vernikos discusses the effects of gravity on humans in space and on earth.

Joan Vernikos // Jul 19, 2016

Episode 15: Brian Shul talks about piloting the SR-71 Blackbird spy plane

Brian Shul // Jul 5, 2016

Episode 14: Dominic D’Agostino discusses the physiological benefits of nutritional ketosis

Dominic D'Agostino // Jun 21, 2016

Episode 13: Kelvin Droegemeier talks about the past, present and future of weather prediction

Dr. Kelvin Driegemeier // Jun 7, 2016

Episode 12: Dale Bredesen discusses the metabolic factors underlying Alzheimer’s Disease

Dale Bredesen // May 24, 2016

Episode 11: Kirk Parsley discusses why good sleep is more important than nutrition and exercise

Kirk Parsley // May 10, 2016

Episode 10: Barry Barish discusses gravitational waves, LIGO, and the scientists who made it happen

Barry Barish // May 3, 2016

Episode 9: Rusty Schweickart discusses asteroids and planetary defense

Rusty Schweickart // Apr 26, 2016

Episode 8: Greg Smith discusses the herpes virus

Greg Smith // Apr 19, 2016

Episode 7: Mark Mattson talks about benefits of intermittent fasting

Mark Mattson // Apr 12, 2016

Episode 6: Michael Turner discusses LIGO & the detection of gravitational waves

Michael Turner // Apr 5, 2016

Episode 5: Margaret Leinen discusses health of the oceans

Margaret Leinen // Mar 29, 2016

Episode 4: Harrison Schmitt discusses being the first scientist on the moon

Harrison Schmitt // Mar 22, 2016

Episode 3: Rhonda Patrick discusses why your genes influence what you should eat

Rhonda Patrick // Mar 15, 2016

Episode 2: Br. Guy Consolmagno: The Vatican Astronomer

Brother Guy Consolmagno // Mar 8, 2016

Episode 1: Peter Attia on how to live longer and better

Peter Attia // Mar 1, 2016