Ep 13. The Science behind Arrival: A conversation with Dr. Jessica Coon

Learn about the science of linguistics behind the blockbuster, Oscar winning, film Arrival.

We chatted with Dr. Jessica Coon, a McGill linguistics professor, who consulted on the movie!

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Ep.12 – Celebrating failure in science

In the first part of the show Brïte Pauchet talked to Mark A. Sicoli about his linguistic research on waves of migration into the Americas.

In the second part Evelyne Kasparek discuss why and how we should be celebrating failure in science.


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Ep.11 – Some news from the 2017 AAAS meeting

On today’s episode, Bethany Wong follows Brïte Pauchet as she head to Boston to cover the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science  (AAAS). This is one of the world’s largest general scientific conferences, bringing together researchers, science communicators, policy makers and educators from around the world.

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Ep.10 – Conversation with Dr. Ivan Oransky from Retraction Watch

On this episode Rackeb Tesfaye and Emma Windfeld talk to Dr.Ivan Oransky, distinguished Writer In Residence, NYU Journalism Institute columnist for the Boston Globe’s STAT news and co-founder of Retraction Watch.  

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Ep.7 – Science of the Winter Holidays

On the last episode of 2016, Selina Peng Liu and Rackeb Tesfaye answer questions asked about the holidays that could be explained by science!

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Ep.5 – Science Monthly Recap

Today, Rackeb Tesfaye and Brïte Pauchet host our first Science Monthly Recap, with clips from Evelyne Kasparek and Selina Liu. Paralysis, AI, evolution in our own blood and eternal youth. Yes. This is science!

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