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Petri Dish
Petri Dish
Petri Dish

Profane, insane, and 100% primo science, Petri Dish is a no-BS podcast that explores the wildest subjects in modern science with clarity... more

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Ep. 185 How to Make a Drug Pt 2: Libraries and Design

On this second episode about drug discovery, we discuss small molecule drug libraries and the challenges behind rational design! Don't... more

21 Aug 2023 · 58 minutes
Ep. 184 How to Make a Drug Pt 1: A Target

Hey everyone! Today's episode is about getting into the nitty gritty of drug discovery. We often benefit from the research... more

14 Aug 2023 · 54 minutes
Ep. 183 Influenza Pt 4: Vaccines and Pandemics

Sorry for the COVID-related break in episodes everyone! In our return, we complete our series on influenza by discussing past... more

07 Aug 2023 · 48 minutes
Ep. 182 Influenza Pt 3: Whaddya Gonna Do About It?

You've had the flu. You've had a cold. Maybe you've even had allergies! But how can you tell them apart?... more

29 May 2023 · 36 minutes
Ep. 181 Influenza Pt 2: The Piggies

Last episode we discussed the current H5N1 flu that is hitting birds pretty hard. But is bird flu different from... more

22 May 2023 · 44 minutes
Ep. 180 Influenza Pt 1: Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza

Today's episode is the first in a four-part series on influenza! This time we are covering just enough background information... more

15 May 2023 · 41 minutes
Ep. 179 The Silence of the Plants

Sure, plants can sometimes smell good and they do cool stuff like make carbs for us to eat and oxygen... more

01 May 2023 · 33 minutes
Ep. 178 A Baby Born of Two Daddies

Hi everyone! This week's episode is about recent work trying to figure out a way to make a baby mouse... more

24 Apr 2023 · 52 minutes
Ep. 177 Black Holes Pt 2: Quasi-Stars and Quasars

Today's episode is our second and final episode on Black Holes! We cover some exotic black hole concepts, like whether... more

10 Apr 2023 · 1 hour, 17 minutes
Ep. 176 Black Holes Pt 1: Curvy Thicc Spacetime Stuff

Here in our first episode on our 2-parter on Black Holes, we explain what a black hole is in theory... more

03 Apr 2023 · 1 hour,
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