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Celina Lee, CEO of Zindi on the quest to increasing access to AI in Africa and developing countriesSpotifyYouTube 11/10/20231Celina Lee is the CEO and co-founder of Zindi. Zindi hosts the largest community of African data scientists, working to solve the world’s most pressing challenges using machine learning and AI. It connects data scientists with organizations, and provide a place to learn, hone your skills and find a job. Zindi’s goal is to transform the African continent and showcase African data science talent to the world.
Prof. Barbara Petrongolo of University of Oxford on gender inequality, trends, and policy.SpotifyYouTubeSocial11/3/20231Prof. Barbara Petrongolo is a Professor of Economics at the University of Oxford. She is Fellow of the British Academy, Director of the CEPR Labor Economics Program and a Research Associate at the Centre for Economic Performance of the London School of Economics.
Prof. Lise Vesterlund of the University of Pittsburgh on Putting a Stop to Women’s Dead-End WorkSpotifyYouTubeSocial10/20/20231Prof Lise Vesterlund is professor of Economics at the University of Pittsburgh. She is a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. She is also on the board of editors of the Journal of Economic Perspectives and of the Experimental Economics journal.
Prof. Paul Sutter of Stony Brook University on Cosmic Voids and the Structure of the UniverseSpotifyYouTubePhysical10/17/20231Prof. Paul Sutter is a research professor at the Institute for Advanced Computational Science at Stony Brook University and a guest researcher at the Center for Computational Astrophysics with the Flatiron Institute. He is also the host of popular podcast “Ask the Spaceman.”
Prof. Alexander Sack of Maastricht University on brain stimulation and treatment of CNS diseasesSpotifyYouTubeLife10/7/2023250Prof. Alexander Sack is professor and chair of applied cognitive neuroscience at Maastricht University. He is also co-founder and board member of the Dutch-Flemish Brain Stimulation Foundation.
Prof. Roman Sheremeta of Cae Western University on the Russian war on Ukraine and International lawSpotifyYouTubeSocial9/29/2023250Prof. Roman Sheremeta is Associate Professor of Economics at Case Western Reserve University Co-Chair of Ukrainian American House and Founding Rector of American University of Kyiv.
Prof. Matthias Kling of Stanford on Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) upgrade and applicationsSpotifyYouTubePhysical9/26/2023250Prof. Matthias Kling is Professor of Photon Science and Applied Physics at Stanford University and the Director of the Science Research and Development (SRD) Division at the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory.
Prof. James Tabery of the University of Utah on the Tyranny of the GeneSpotifyYouTubeLife9/21/2023250Prof James Tabery is professor at the University of Utah with appointments in the Department of Philosophy and the Department of Internal Medicine (Center for Health Ethics Arts and the Humanities). His research areas are history and philosophy of science as well as bioethics.
Prof. Stephanie Cherqui of UCSD on Cystinosis Friedreich’s ataxia Alzheimer’s and gene therapy SpotifyYouTubeLife9/19/2023250Prof. Stephanie Cherqui is professor of Pediatrics at the University of California San Diego. Her research project is focused on the molecular characterization of cystinosis, a metabolic hereditary disease, and gene therapy
Prof. Maria Castro of University of Michigan on Brain CancerSpotifyYouTubeLife9/9/2023250 Prof. Maria Castro is Professor of Neurosurgery and Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology at the University of Michigan Medical School. Her research program focuses on epigenetic regulation of cancer progression uncovering the role of oncometabolites in the brain tumor microenvironment (TME) and the development of new therapies for adult and pediatric gliomas.
Prof. Robert Lufkin on Metabolic SyndromeSpotifyYouTubeLIfe9/8/2023250 Lies I taught in medical school and the truths that can save your life. Please subscribe to this channel:
Prof Trey Ideker of UCSD on AI applications in Biology and Life SciencesSpotifyYouTubeLife8/28/2023250Prof Trey Ideker is Professor of Medicine Bioengineering and Computer Science at the University of California San Diego. He directs the National Resource for Network Biology and the Cancer Cell Map and Psychiatric Cell Map Initiatives.  
Prof. Alessandro Gavazza of London School of Economics on mortgages cars and market frictionSpotifyYouTubeSocial8/28/2023250Alessandro Gavazza is Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics and Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research. He is an applied economist with main interests in industrial organization. His research focuses on the role of frictions in markets.  Please subscribe to this channel:
Dr. Ian Williams on Various TopicsSpotifyYouTubeSocial8/28/2023250Extra Terrestrials Fake News and Other Topics.
Prof. Ellen Armour of Vanderbilt University on Seeing is BelievingSpotifyYouTubeSocial8/28/2023250Prof. Ellen Armour is Professor and Chair of Feminist Theology at Vanderbilt Divinity School. She also directs the Carpenter Program in Religion Gender and Sexuality. In addition to Seeing and Believing she is the author of Signs and Wonders: Theology After Modernity that was featured in a previous podcast.
Dr. Julio Guerrero CEO and founder of Cambridge Research and Technology on Energy TechnologiesSpotifyYouTubePhysical8/28/2023250Decision Options ® by Gill Eapen: Dr. Julio Guerrero who is CEO and founder of Cambridge Research and Technology L.L.C. which provides consulting services and actionable innovations in engineering and scientific fields at any stage of product development. Industries in which he has focused lately include Energy and Biomedical with concentration in most domains inside Mechanical Electronics and Civil engineering.
Prof. Julia Lane from NYU on AI policySpotifyYouTubeSocial8/28/2023250Prof. Julia Lane is a Professor at the NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. She served in the National AI Research Resources task force and also on the advisory committee on data for evidence building. Her book democratizing our data a manifesto was published in 2020 and she was one of the early guests on this podcast. 
Prof. Ayelet Fishbach of the University of Chicago on the science of motivationSpotifyYouTubeSocial8/28/2023250Ayelet Fishbach is Professor of Behavioral Science and Marketing at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and the past president of the Society for the Science of Motivation and the International Social Cognition Network (ISCON).  
Prof. Holden Thorp is Chief Editor Science on Covid Misinformation JWST and discriminationSpotifyYouTubeSocial8/28/2023250Prof. Holden Thorp is Editor-in-Chief of Science family of journals. Before he was provost at Washington University where he holds appointments in both chemistry and medicine. It ain’t over ’til it’s over   The Biden administration is sheepishly waving a checkered flag on the pandemic.   h
Prof. Leah Krubitzer of University of California Davis on the future of the brain.SpotifyYouTubeLife8/28/2023250Prof. Leah Krubitzer is professor in the Department of Psychology and Center for Neuroscience at the University of California Davis.   Her current research focuses on the impact of early experience on the cortical phenotype and she specifically examines the effects of the sensory environment on the development of connections functional organization and behavior and seeks to understand how culture impacts brain development.   
Prof. Bonnie Firestein of Rutgers University on Cypin and Brain InjurySpotifyYouTubeLife8/28/2023250Cypin regulates dendrite patterning in hippocampal neurons by promoting microtubule assembly Structural characterization of the zinc binding domain in cytosolic PSD-95 interactor The Role of PSD-95 and Cypin in Morphological Changes in Dendrites Following Sublethal NMDA Exposure (cypin): Role of zinc binding in guanine deamination and dendrite branching and Cypin: A novel target for traumatic brain injury.  
Prof. Adriana Lleras-Muney of UCLA on the relationships between socio-economic status and healthSpotifyYouTubeSocial8/28/2023250The Persistent Effects of Decreasing Labor-Market Discrimination Do Youth Employment Programs Work? Evidence from the New Deal The association between educational attainment and longevity using individual-level data from the 1940 census Discrimination and Racial Disparities in Labor Market Outcomes and The Incentive Effects of Cash Transfers to the Poor  
Prof. Benedict C. Albensi of Nova SouthEastern University on Nuclear Factor Kappa B and MitochondriaSpotifyYouTubeLIfe8/28/2023250What Is Nuclear Factor Kappa B (NF-?B) Doing in and to the Mitochondrion? Evidence for the Involvement of TNF and NF-kB in Hippocampal Synaptic Plasticity NF-?B p50 subunit knockout impairs late LTP and alters long term memory in the mouse hippocampus Early Growth Response 2 (Egr-2) Expression is Triggered by NF-?B Activation and Chronic dietary creatine enhances hippocampaldependent spatial memory bioenergetics and levels of plasticity-related proteins associated with NF-?B   
Prof. Donna Ginther of the University of Kansas on biases in academic and research decisionsSpotifyYouTubeSocial8/28/2023250WOMEN AND STEM Race Ethnicity and NIH Research Awards Reflections on race ethnicity and NIH research awards Gender Race and Academic Career Outcomes —Does Economics Mirror Other Disciplines? Does Mentoring Increase the Collaboration Networks of Female Economists? An Evaluation of the CeMENT Randomized Trial Women in Academic Economics: Have We Made Progress? and Association of Mask Mandates and COVID-19 Case Rates Hospitalizations and Deaths in Kansas  
Prof. Louise Westling of the University of Oregon on Deep History and the Rhythm of CatastropheSpotifyYouTubePhysical8/28/2023250Deep History and the Rhythm of Catastrophe and Merleau-Ponty and the Eco-Literary Imaginary   
Prof. Priscilla Wald of Duke Univ. on how genomics is rewriting race medicine and human historySpotifyYouTubeSocial5/23/2022323Blood and stories: how genomics is rewriting race medicine and human history and Replicant Being - Law and Strange Life in the Age of Biotechnology  
Dr. Marcela Uliano-Silva of the Wellcome Sanger Institute on error-free genome assembliesSpotifyYouTubeLife5/18/2022339Towards complete and error-free genome assemblies of all vertebrate species The Earth BioGenome Project 2020: Starting the clock and Scientific excellence in sequencing all life on Earth depends on justice equity diversity and inclusion  
Dr. Iain McDonald of the Open University & Univ. of Manchester on Rogue exoplanetsSpotifyYouTubePhysical5/7/2022480The hunt for rogue planets just got tougher No large population of unbound or wide-orbit Jupiter-mass planets Kepler K2 Campaign 9: I. Candidate short-duration events from the first space-based survey for planetary microlensing  Kepler K2 Campaign 9: II. First space-based discovery of an exoplanet using microlensing ExELS: an exoplanet legacy science proposal for the ESA Euclid mission I. Cold exoplanets and WFIRST and EUCLID: enabling the microlensing parallax measurement from space.  
Prof. Timothy Cernak of the Univ of Michigan on supply chains antivirals and molecular sonificationSpotifyYouTubePhysical5/3/2022464Reinforcing the supply chain of umifenovir and other antiviral drugs with retrosynthetic software  Ultrahigh-Throughput Experimentation for Information-Rich Chemical Synthesis A map of the amine–carboxylic acid coupling system Molecular Sonification for Molecule to Music Information Transfer   
Prof. Paul Novosad of Dartmouth College on Developing Country Policies.SpotifyYouTubeSocial4/27/2022410COVID mortality in India: National survey data and health facility deaths  Intergenerational Mobility in India: New Methods and Estimates Across Time Space and Communities The Long-run Development Impacts of Agricultural Productivity Gains: Evidence from Irrigation Canals in India and Rural Roads and Local Economic Development and Development Research at High Geographic Resolution: An Analysis of Night Lights Firms and Poverty in India using the SHRUG Open Data Platform  
Prof. John Sullins of Sonoma State University on Artificial IntelligenceSpotifyYouTubePhysical4/23/2022611Great Philosophical Objections to Artificial Intelligence The AI Wars 1950 - 2000 and their consequences The Role of Consciousness and Artificial Phronesis in AI Ethical Reasoning and Robots Love and Sex: The Ethics of Building a Love Machine  
Prof. Dean Karlan of Northwestern University on Poverty Mental Health Borrowing and Interventions.SpotifyYouTubeSocial4/18/2022744Big Loans to Small Businesses: Predicting Winners and Losers in an Entrepreneurial Lending Experiment Mental Health Therapy as a Core Strategy for Increasing Human Capital: Evidence from Ghana Randomization for Causality Ethnography for Mechanisms: Illiquid Savings for  Liquor in an Autarkic Society and Pathways out of Extreme Poverty: Tackling Psychosocial and Capital Constraints with a Multi-faceted Social Protection Program in Niger  
Dr. Shruti Rajagopalan of George Mason University on Socialistic Policies in India.SpotifyYouTubeSocial4/15/2022616The 1991 Reforms and the Quest for Economic Freedom in India and Battling COVID-19 with dysfunctional federalism: Lessons from India  
Prof. Julie Adams of the Oregon State University on Human-Robot Teaming.SpotifyYouTubePhysical4/12/2022617SAHRTA: A Supervisory-Based Adaptive Human-Robot Teaming Architecture and Human-Collective Collaborative Site Selection  
Prof. Monica Smith of UCLA on Resource Management in early Urban Centers and Complex Societies.SpotifyYouTubeSocial4/5/2022590The origins of the sustainability concept: Risk perception and resource management in early urban centers Linear Statecraft along the Nile: Landscapes and the Political Phenomenology of Ancient Egypt and The process of complex societies: dynamic models beyond site-size hierarchies  
Prof. Emil Martinec of the University of Chicago on String TheorySpotifyYouTubePhysical4/1/20228844 Part Series on String Theory : Part 4 Super String Theory  
Prof. Emil Martinec of the University of Chicago on the Grand Unification Theories in PhysicsSpotifyYouTubePhysical3/29/20228784 Part Series on String Theory : Part 3, Early attempts at the Grand Unification Theories in Physics
Prof. Emil Martinec of the University of Chicago on the Theory of Gravity and Quantum MechanicsSpotifyYouTubePhysical3/27/20228114 Part Series on String Theory: Part 2 Theory of Gravity and Quantum Mechanics  
Prof. Emil Martinec of the University of Chicago on String Theory: Part I The 4 Fundamental forcesSpotifyYouTubePhysical3/25/20229114 Part Series on String Theory: Part I The Four Fundamental Forces
Prof. Rita Goldstein of the Icahn School of Medicine on neuropsychological studies in addictionSpotifyYouTubeLife3/25/2022936Drug Addiction and Its Underlying Neurobiological Basis: Neuroimaging Evidence for the Involvement of the Frontal Cortex Neuroimaging Impaired Response Inhibition and Salience Attribution in Human Drug Addiction: A Systematic Review The neurobiology of drug addiction: cross-species insights into the dysfunction and recovery of the prefrontal cortex and Structural and functional brain recovery in individuals with substance use disorders during abstinence: A review of longitudinal neuroimaging studies  
Prof. Jacqueline M. Hidalgo of Williams College on Religion Migration and PoliticsSpotifyYouTubeSocial3/22/2022741The Bible as a Text of Migration.
Prof. Anusha Chari of the University of North Carolina on shocks and capital flows in emerging marketsSpotifyYouTubeSocial3/16/2022651Quantitative Easing Its Aftermath and Emerging Market Capital Flows Global Fund Flows and Emerging Market Tail Risk  Distress Risk in emerging markets The Macro-prudential stance and the Vulnerability to Global Financial Cycles Regulatory Forbearance and Zombie Firms and liberalization of autarkies.  
Prof. James Shapiro of the University of Chicago on Evolution a View from the 21st Century.SpotifyYouTubeLife2/28/20221099Evolutionary Change is Naturally Biological and Teleological Engines of Innovation: Biological Origins of Genome Evolution What We Have Learned About Evolutionary Genome Change in the Past 7 Decades What prevents mainstream evolutionists teaching the whole truth about how genomes evolve? and Evolution a View from the 21st Century. Fortified.
Prof. Susan Alberts of Duke University on social behavior of baboons and other mammalsSpotifyYouTubeLife2/27/2022999Intergenerational effects of early adversity on survival in wild baboons Social bonds social status and survival in wild baboons: a tale of two sexes Better baboon break-ups: collective decision theory of complex social network fissions Maternal death and offspring fitness in multiple wild primates Better baboon break-ups: collective decision theory of complex social network fissions and Glucocorticoid exposure predicts survival in female baboons  
Prof. Gisela Kaplan of the University of New England Armidale Australia on Birds and PrimatesSpotifyYouTubeLife2/24/2022944Pointing gesture in a bird- merely instrumental or a cognitively complex behavior? Play behaviour not tool using relates to brain mass in a sample of birds Long-Term Attachments and Complex Cognition in Birds and Humans are Linked to Pre-Reproductive Prosociality and Cooperation. Constructing a Hypothesis and Of Great Apes and Magpies: Initiations into Animal Behaviour   
Prof. Enrique Neblett of the University of Michigan on Racism and HealthSpotifyYouTubeSocial2/20/2022649Future Directions in Research on Racism-Related Stress and Racial-Ethnic Protective Factors for Black Youth OC symptoms in African American young adults: The associations between racial discrimination racial identity and obsessive-compulsive symptoms Racism and Health: Challenges and Future Directions in Behavioral and Psychological Research The Influence of Internalized Racism on the Relationship Between Discrimination and Anxiety  Racial Identity and Changes in Psychological Distress Using the Multidimensional Model of Racial Identity The Associations Between Internalized Racism Racial Identity and Psychological Distress Racial residential segregation and economic disparity jointly exacerbate COVID-19 fatality in large American cities and The Clarion Call of the COVID-19 Pandemic: How Medical Education Can Mitigate Racial and Ethnic Disparities  
Prof. Emmanuelle Auriol of Toulouse School of Economics on Cannabis immigration and promotion biasSpotifyYouTubeSocial2/18/20221095Weeding out the Dealers? The Economics of Cannabis Legalization Cannabis: How to Take Control Back? Skilled Immigration: A Visa for Growth Controlling Irregular Migration: Can a Market for Temporary Foreign Work Permits Help? and Women in Economics: Europe and the World
Prof. Kate Scholberg of Duke University on supernovae and neutrinosSpotifyYouTubePhysical2/13/20221172Supernova Neutrino Burst Detection with the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment A Next-Generation SuperNova Early Warning System for Multi-messenger Astronomy and COHERENT at the Spallation Neutron Source  
Dr. Thomas Fellowes of the University of Sydney on environmental effects on atoll nationsSpotifyYouTubeSocial2/9/20221043Patterns of island change and persistence offer alternate adaptation pathways for atoll nations Sustained coral reef growth in the critical wave dissipation zone of a Maldivian atoll Global-scale changes in the area of atoll islands during the 21st century The importance of large benthic foraminifera to reef island sediment budget and dynamics at Raine Island northern Great Barrier Reef Patterns of Sediment Transport Using Foraminifera Tracers across Sand Aprons on the Great Barrier Reef Sediment supply dampens the erosive efects of sea level rise on reef islands  and emergent properties in the responses of tropical corals to recurrent climate extremes  
Dr Ana Bugnot of the University of Sydney on environmental impact of human developmentSpotifyYouTubePhysical2/5/20221123Urban impacts across realms: Making the case for inter-realm monitoring and management Current and projected global extent of marine built structures Belowground ecosystem engineers enhance biodiversity and function in a polluted ecosystem and Linking habitat interactions and biodiversity within seascapes.
Prof. Vineet Arora of the University of Chicago on scientific misinformationSpotifyYouTubeSocial2/2/20221085A coordinated strategy to develop and distribute infographics addressing COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and misinformation Addressing Medical Misinformation in the Patient-Clinician Relationship and Prevalence of Personal Attacks and Sexual Harassment of Physicians on Social Media.  
Prof. Susan Goldin-Meadow of the University of Chicago on gesturesSpotifyYouTubeSocial1/20/20221310Discovering the Biases Children Bring to Language Learning  Approaching Learning Hands First How Gesture Influences Thought Taking a Hands-on Approach to Learning and Using Gesture To Identify and Address Early Concerns About Language and Pragmatics.
Prof. Jörg Rocholl, President of ESMT Berlin on political corporate boards and firm valueSpotifyYouTubeSocial1/19/20221287Do Politically Connected Boards Affect Firm Value? Politically Connected Boards of Directors and The Allocation of Procurement Contracts Institutional Investors and Corporate Political Activism and Do credit shocks affect labor demand? Evidence for employment and wages during the financial crisis  
Prof. Ulrike Malmendier of the University of California Berkeley on behavior and decision-makingSpotifyYouTubeSocial1/17/20221440Exposure to Grocery Prices and Inflation Expectations Behavioral CEOs: The Role of Managerial Overconfidence Behavioral Corporate Finance: The Life Cycle of a CEO Career and Investor Experiences and International Capital Flows?
Prof. Johanna Drucker of UCLA on the Ethics of Aesthetics and Alphabet HistoriesSpotifyYouTubeSocial1/12/20221345The Ethics of Aesthetics: Visualizing Catastrophe and Alphabet Histories  
Prof. Maria-Luisa Alegre of the University of Chicago on Organ Transplant RejectionSpotifyYouTubeLife12/25/20211394Gut microbes contribute to variation in solid organ transplant outcomes in mice Impact of the Microbiota on Solid Organ Transplant Rejection Distinct Graft-Specific TCR Avidity Profiles during Acute Rejection and Tolerance and Resilience of T cell-intrinsic dysfunction in transplantation toleranc  
Prof. Azra Raza of Columbia University on Cancer diagnosis prevention and treatmentSpotifyYouTubeLife12/16/20211433Identification of the presence of cancer as early as possible and to prevent it from developing into its end-stage monstrosity
Prof. Nathalie Mathieu-Bolh of University of Vermont on the economics of obesity food and policySpotifyYouTubeSocial12/14/20211667We are what we eat: Obesity income and social comparisons Could obesity be contagious? social influence food consumption behavior and body weight outcomes The elusive link between income and obesity Hand-to-mouth Consumption and Calorie Consciousness: Consequences for Junk-food Taxation and Economic Stress and Body Weight During the COVID-19 Pandemic.  
Prof. Philip Lebel of Montclair State University on risk economic growth and policySpotifyYouTubeSocial12/12/20211527The Role of Creative Innovation in Economic Growth Managing Risk in Africa Through Institutional Reform and Risk and the State: How Economics and Neuroscience Shape Political Legitimacy to Address Geopolitical Environmental and Health Risks for Sustainable Governance  
Prof. Frank Wilczek of MIT and the 2004 Nobel Laureate in Physics on the Fundamentals of PhysicsSpotifyYouTubePhysical12/9/20211559Fundamentals: Keys to Reality  
Prof. Nadine Strossen of New York Law School on free speech and cancel cultureSpotifyYouTubeSocial12/6/20211577America’s Censored Speech Platforms and Resisting Cancel Culture  
Prof. Alex Frangi of the University of Leeds on in-silico clinical trialsSpotifyYouTubeLife12/4/20211607In-silico trial of intracranial flow diverters replicates and expands insights from conventional clinical trials and Virtual endovascular treatment of intracranial aneurysms: models and uncertainty.  
Prof. Jennifer Jordan of IMD Switzerland on leadershipSpotifyYouTubeSocial12/3/20211516Every Leader Needs to Navigate These 7 Tensions Cracking the millennial code and Antecedents of leaders power sharing: The roles of power instability and distrust  
Prof. Bruce Hammock of University of California Davis on insect Biology and Mammalian EnzomologySpotifyYouTubeLife11/26/20211425Insect Biology Mammalian Enzomology Metabolomics and Mass Spectrometry and Immunoassay and Biosensor<br> <br> Prof. Bruce Hammock is Professor of Entomology &amp; Nematology at the University of California Davis. His Research Interests span Immunochemistry Insect Research and Mammalian Research
Prof. Deirdre McCloskey of the University of Illinois at Chicago on Libertarianism and EconomicsSpotifyYouTubeSocial11/23/20211542Why You Are Not a Conservative Wokesters Wake! Infantilized Liberalism The Economic Possibilities for Our Grandchildren are Immense Prudence Over Sustainability and How Growth Starts
Prof. Kenneth Pomeranz of the University of Chicago on China Europe and the making of the modern World economySpotifyYouTubeSocial11/19/20211587The great divergence China Europe and the making of the modern World economy
Prof. Claudia Flores of the University of Chicago on aligning law enforcement with human rightsSpotifyYouTubeSocial11/17/20211442Global impunity: How police laws &amp; policies in the world’s wealthiest countries fail international human rights standards &nbsp;
Prof. Holly Ingraham of UCSF on Estrogen signaling in the brain and gutSpotifyYouTubeLife11/15/20211392Estrogen signaling in arcuate Kiss1 neurons suppresses a sex-dependent female circuit promoting dense strong bones Oestrogen engages brain MC4R signaling to drive physical activity in female mice and LRH-1 mitigates intestinal inflammatory disease by maintaining epithelial homeostasis and cell survival &nbsp;
Prof. Wendy Pearlman of Northwestern University on Syrian uprising and politicsSpotifyYouTubeSocial11/12/20211425Narratives of Fear in Syria Moral Identity and Protest Cascades in Syria Mobilizing From Scratch: Large-Scale Collective Action Without Preexisting Organization in the Syrian Uprising Syrian Views on Obama’s Red Line: The Ethical Case for Strikes against Assad and Religion and Mobilization in the Syrian Uprising and War.
Prof. Sreekumar Bhaskaran of Southern Methodist University on durable goods pricing & distributionSpotifyYouTubeSocial11/10/20211646Selling and Leasing Strategies for Durable Goods with Complementary Products Implications of Channel Structure for Leasing or Selling Durable Goods Consumer Mental Accounts and Implications to Selling Base Products and Add-ons and Sequential Product Development and Introduction by Cash-Constrained Start-Ups&nbsp;
Prof. Marianna Bolognesi of the University of Bologna on language concepts and communication.SpotifyYouTubeSocial11/8/20211469Editors’ Introduction: Abstract Concepts: Structure Processing and Modeling How language and image construct synaesthetic metaphors in print advertising On abstraction: decoupling conceptual concreteness and categorical specificity The linguistic dimensions of concrete and abstract concepts: lexical category morphological structure countability and etymology and &nbsp;Framing COVID-19: How we conceptualize and discuss the pandemic on Twitter &nbsp;
Prof. Ryan Ogliore of Washington University in St. Louis on comets meteorites and Earths waterSpotifyYouTubePhysical11/6/20211411Incorporation of a late-forming chondrule into comet wild 2 Earth’s water may have been inherited from material similar to enstatite chondrite meteorites and Cosmic symplectite recorded irradiation by nearby massive stars in the solar system’s parent molecular cloud &nbsp;
Prof. Lance Dixon of Stanford University on the connection between gravity and subnuclear forcesSpotifyYouTubePhysical11/4/20211472How the fundamental force of gravity is essentially the “square” of the subnuclear forces underlying the Standard Model of particle physics (gauge theory) and how this idea can be used for gravitational wave physics. &nbsp;&nbsp;
Prof. Claudia Goldin of Harvard on Career & Family: Women’s Century Long Journey Toward EquitySpotifyYouTubeSocial11/2/20211521Career &amp; Family: Women’s Century Long Journey Toward Equity
Prof. Matteo Maggiori of Stanford University on investor beliefs trading and global capital flowsSpotifyYouTubeSocial10/30/20211605Five facts about beliefs and portfolios The joint dynamics of investor beliefs and trading during the covid-19 crash A model of the international monetary system International Currencies and Capital Allocation Redrawing the Map of Global Capital Flows: The Role of Cross-Border Financing and Tax Havens and Climate change and long-run discount rates: evidence from real estate &nbsp;
Prof. Keith Riles of the University of Michigan on Continuous Gravitational WavesSpotifyYouTubePhysical10/28/20211632All-sky Search for Continuous Gravitational Waves from Isolated Neutron Stars LIGO Data
Dr. Carol Gould and Dr. Ian Williams on the history of Pink Floyd ®SpotifyYouTubeSocial10/24/20211045Pink Floyd ®: A look back
Mr. Steve Hoffman of Founders Space on how technology is shaping our futureSpotifyYouTubeSocial10/18/20211543The five forces that change everything: How technology is shaping our future &nbsp;&nbsp;
Prof. Wendy Freedman of the University of Chicago on the tension on Hubble Constant measurementsSpotifyYouTubePhysical10/15/20211241Answering the Most Important Problem in Cosmology Today: Is the Tension in the Hubble Constant Real? &nbsp;
Prof. Vardit Ravitsky of the University of Montreal on the ethics of genetic testing & communicationSpotifyYouTubeSocial10/13/20211552Conceived and Deceived: The Medical Interests of Donor-Conceived Individuals Autonomous Choice and the Right to Know One’s Genetic Origins Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) Identifying key clinical ethical social legal and policy issues The Shifting Landscape of Prenatal Testing: Between Reproductive Autonomy and Public Health and Let’s Do Better: &nbsp;Public Representations of COVID-19 Science &nbsp;
Prof. Gianluca Carnabuci of ESMT Berlin on InnovationSpotifyYouTubeSocial10/11/20211660Knowledge Specialization Knowledge Brokerage and the Uneven Growth of Technology Domains The Ecology of Technological Progress: How Symbiosis and Competition Affect the Growth of Technology Domains Where do firms’ recombinant capabilities come from? intra-organizational networks knowledge and firms’ ability to innovate through technological recombination Social networks cognitive style and innovative performance: a contingency perspective Risky Recombinations: Institutional Gatekeeping in the Innovation Process and Categories attention and the impact of inventions.
Prof. Michael Gibbs of the University of Chicago on working from HomeSpotifyYouTubeSocial10/9/20211729Work from Home &amp; Productivity: Evidence from Personnel &amp; Analytics Data on IT Professionals “Working” remotely? selection treatment and the market provision of remote work and Why Working From Home Will Stick &nbsp;
Dr. Christof Koch of Allen Institute on the architecture of the brain and consciousnessSpotifyYouTubeLife10/7/20211566A survey of spiking activity reveals a functional hierarchy of mouse corticothalamic visual areas Human cortical expansion involves diversification and specialization of supragranular intratelencephalic-projecting neurons and The Feeling of Life Itself: Why Consciousness Is Widespread but Cant Be Computed.&nbsp;
Prof. Dean Buonomano of UCLA on the biology of timeSpotifyYouTubeLife10/5/20211428The biology of time across different scales Population clocks: motor timing with neural dynamics Temporal Perceptual Learning and The Neural Basis of Timing: Distributed Mechanisms for Diverse Functions. &nbsp;
Prof. Garance Genicot of Georgetown University on aspirations inequality networks and electionsSpotifyYouTubeSocial10/3/20211548Tolerance and Compromise in Social Networks Aspirations and inequality &nbsp;Electoral Systems and Inequalities in Government Interventions and Political Reservations as Term-Limits. &nbsp;
Prof. Gautam Menon of Ashoka University on the dynamics of COVID spread and policies in IndiaSpotifyYouTubeSocial10/1/20211572The dynamics of COVID spread and policies in India
Prof. James Hughes of the University of Massachusetts on public policy sociology and ethicsSpotifyYouTubeSocial9/29/20211580EcoSocialism and the Technoprogressive Perspective The Politics of Moral Enhancement: Tripping our Way to Social Democracy and A Socialist Approach to Disaster Preparedness. &nbsp;
Prof. Amy Orsborn of the University of Washington on brain-machine interfacesSpotifyYouTubeLife9/27/20211317Closed-Loop Decoder Adaptation Shapes Neural Plasticity for Skillful Neuroprosthetic Control Parsing learning in networks using brain–machine interfaces and A Game-Theoretic Model for Co-Adaptive Brain-Machine Interface. &nbsp;
Prof. Teresa Fort of Dartmouth College on the decline in US manufacturingSpotifyYouTubeSocial9/25/20211080New Perspectives on the Decline of US Manufacturing Employment Structural Change Within Versus Across Firms: Evidence from the United States &nbsp;Colocation of Production and Innovation: Evidence from the United States and Heterogeneous Globalization: Offshoring and Reorganization &nbsp;
Prof. Gabriele Veneziano of Collège de France on the Quantum Universe and String TheorySpotifyYouTubePhysical9/23/20211750A Quantum Universe Before the Big Bang(s) String Theory and Pre-big bang Cosmology and High-energy collisions of particles strings and branes. &nbsp;
Prof. Gina Poe of UCLA on SleepSpotifyYouTubeLife9/21/20211488Input Source and Strength Influences Overall Firing Phase of Model Hippocampal Pyramidal Cells During Theta: Relevance to REM Sleep Reactivation and Memory Consolidation Different Simultaneous Sleep States in the Hippocampus and Neocortex Unraveling Why We Sleep: Quantitative Analysis Reveals Abrupt Transition from Neural Reorganization to Repair in Early Growth and Shining a Light on the Mechanisms of Sleep for Memory Consolidation &nbsp;
Prof. Maria Roche of Harvard Business School on the impact of inter-personal exchange on innovationSpotifyYouTubeSocial9/19/20211976The impact of inter-personal exchange on innovation in three different contexts: neighborhoods co-working spaces and university laboratories. &nbsp;&nbsp;
Dr. Murad Banaji is a Mathematician of Middlesex University on the statistics of COVID in IndiaSpotifyYouTubeSocial9/17/20211175Dr. Murad Banaji is a Mathematician in the School of Science &amp; Technology at Middlesex University London. He has worked on a variety of problems at the interface between dynamical systems and combinatorics with applications to real-world systems with a network structure including in biology and chemistry.
Prof. Selva Nadarajah of the University of Illinois Chicago on Real OptionsSpotifyYouTubeSocial9/15/20211529Real Options in Energy: A Guided Analysis of the Operations Literature Data-Driven Storage Operations: Cross-Commodity Backtest and Structured Policies Meeting Corporate Renewable Power Targets and Self-adapting Robustness in Demand Learning. &nbsp;
Prof. Katarina Juselius of the University of Copenhagen on Searching for a Theory That Fits the DataSpotifyYouTubeSocial9/13/20211220Searching for a Theory That Fits the Data: A Personal Research Odyssey.
Prof. Maja Mataric of USC on human-robot interaction methods for behavior change.SpotifyYouTubePhysical9/11/20211365Designing a Socially Assistive Robot to Support Older Adults with Low Vision Modeling User Empathy Elicited by a Robot Storyteller Affect-Aware Deep Belief Network Representations for Multimodal Unsupervised Deception Detection and Simulation-Based Analysis of COVID-19 Spread Through Classroom Transmission on a University Campus &nbsp;&nbsp;
Prof. Sabine Kastner of Princeton University on the Ryhtemic Theory of Attention and Gender BiasSpotifyYouTubeLife9/9/20213472A rhythmic theory of attention A brief comparative review of primate posterior parietal cortex: A novel hypothesis on the human toolmaker Gender bias in academia: A lifetime problem that needs solutions and Bringing Kids into the Scientific Review Process. &nbsp;
Prof. Carol Gould of Florida Atlantic University on the histrionic personality disorder SpotifyYouTubeSocial9/7/20211672Why the histrionic personality disorder should not be in the DSM: A new taxonomic and moral analysis
Dr. Peter Vereš of Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics on Planetary DefenseSpotifyYouTubePhysical9/5/20211458Planetary Defense: Discovery and characterization of Near-Earth objects and possibilities to protect the Earth against the cosmic collisions.
Prof. Daniel Appelbaum of the University of Chicago on Radiomics Theranostics and AISpotifyYouTubeLife9/3/20211632Radiomics in Oncology Theranostics in Nuclear Medicine and the rise of AI in the field.
Prof. Ruchi Gupta of Northwestern University on Food AllergiesSpotifyYouTubeLife9/1/20212839FOOD WITHOUT FEAR: Identify Prevent and Treat Food Allergies Intolerances and Sensitivities &nbsp;
Prof. Henry Greenside of Duke University on How Nervous Systems Produce BehaviorSpotifyYouTubeLife8/30/20211440From Matter to Minds : A Physics Perspective on How Nervous Systems Produce Behavior &nbsp;
Prof. Yael Niv is Professor of Princeton University on brain and behaviorSpotifyYouTubeLife8/28/20213045The primacy of behavioral research for understanding the brain Human orbitofrontal cortex represents a cognitive map of state space A model of mood as integrated advantage and The case against economic values in the orbitofrontal cortex (or anywhere else in the brain) &nbsp;
Prof. Timothy Buschman of Princeton University on Working Memory in the human brainSpotifyYouTubeLife8/26/20213598Balancing Flexibility and Interference in Working Memory Shared mechanisms underlie the control of working memory and attention Rotational dynamics reduce interference between sensory and memory representations and Toward a neurobiology of internal selective attention
Prof. Sliman Bensmaia of the University of Chicago on Neuroprostheses and bionic handSpotifyYouTubeLife8/24/20211701Intracortical microstimulation of human somatosensory cortex and Chronic Use of a Sensitized Bionic Hand Does Not Remap the Sense of Touch.
Prof. Piyush Agarwal of the University of Chicago in the disparity in Urology specialitySpotifyYouTubeLife8/22/20212060Demand and capacity imbalance for urologists as population ages The disparity in care for rural populations Changing ideas in cancer and the need for more female participation in urology.
Prof. Issam Awad of the University of Chicago on Cerebral Cavernous Malformation (CCM)SpotifyYouTubeLife8/20/20211482Comprehensive transcriptome analysis of cerebral cavernous malformation (CCM) across multiple species and genotypes Common transcriptome plasma molecules and imaging signatures in the aging brain and a Mendelian neurovascular disease cerebral cavernous malformation and A Roadmap for Developing Plasma Diagnostic and Prognostic Biomarkers of Cerebral Cavernous Angioma With Symptomatic Hemorrhage (CASH) &nbsp;
Prof. Zhirong Huang of Stanford University and SLAC on x-ray free-electron lasersSpotifyYouTubePhysical8/18/20211581Fully Coherent X-Ray Pulses from a Regenerative-Amplifier Free-Electron Laser and Refractive Guide Switching a Regenerative Amplifier Free-Electron Laser for High Peak and Average Power Hard X Rays &nbsp;
Prof. Michal Zochowski of the University of Michigan on the Physics of Brain Sleep and MemorySpotifyYouTubePhysical8/16/20212805A Dynamical Role for Acetylcholine in Synaptic Renormalization Resonance with subthreshold oscillatory drive organizes activity and optimizes learning in neural network and Acetylcholine Mediates Dynamic Switching Between Information Coding Schemes in Neuronal Networks &nbsp;
Prof. Daniel McKinsey of the University of California Berkeley on hunting for dark matterSpotifyYouTubePhysical8/14/20211585Direct searches for dark matter interactions, the LUX experiment. LZ experiment and superfluid helium for low-mass dark matter detection
Prof. Janet Currie of Princeton University on the inequality in mortality and disparities in policySpotifyYouTubeSocial8/12/20213678Inequality in mortality and disparities in policy
Prof. Robert Lustig of UCSF on Metabolical, The Lure & Lies of Processed Food, Nutrition & Modern MedicineSpotifyYouTubeLife8/10/20215677Metabolical – The Lure and Lies of Processed Food Nutrition and Modern Medicine
Prof. Steven Kahn Professor of Particle Physics and Astrophysics at Stanford UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical8/8/20211620Vera Rubin observatory Probing dark energy and dark matter Taking an inventory of the Solar System Exploring the transient optical sky and Mapping the Milky Way.
Prof. Simon Critchley Professor of Philosophy at the New School for Social ResearchSpotifyYouTubeSocial8/6/20212832Mystical anarchism Notes on Suicide and What We Think About When We Think About Football. &nbsp;
Prof. Yuriy Kirichok Professor of Physiology at the University of California San Francisco.SpotifyYouTubeLife8/4/20211311Using Mitochondria heat production for possible weight loss &nbsp;
Prof. Brian Balin of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and Prof. Charles Stratton of Vanderbilt UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife7/30/20211455A Review of Multiple Sclerosis and late-onset Dementia as Infectious Syndromes&nbsp;
Prof. Sheridan Titman Professor Finance and Chair of Financial Services at the University of Texas AustinSpotifyYouTubeSocial7/28/20211316The Geography of Value Creation
Prof. Thomas Shutt Professor of particle physics and astrophysics at Stanford UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical7/26/20211283Dark matter Physics
Prof. Antonio Lieto Professor of Computer Science at the University of TurinSpotifyYouTubePhysical7/24/20211384Cognitive Design for Artificial Mind
Prof. Missy Cummings Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Duke UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical7/22/20211442Rethinking the maturity of artificial intelligence in safety-critical settings Lethal Autonomous Weapons: Meaningful human control or meaningful human certification? and Regulating Safety-Critical Autonomous Systems: Past Present and Future Perspectives.
Prof. Emil Martinec Professor of Physics at the University of ChicagoSpotifyYouTubePhysical7/20/20212915String theory black holes the information paradox and quantum computing &nbsp;
Prof. Stephanie Schmitt-Grohe Professor of Economics at Columbia University. SpotifyYouTubeSocial7/18/20212947The Neo-Fisher Effect: Econometric Evidence from Empirical and Optimizing Models Multiple equilibria in open economies with collateral constraints and Does the Commodity Super Cycle Matter? &nbsp;
Prof. Mariassunta Giannetti Professor of Finance at the Stockholm School of Economics.SpotifyYouTubeSocial7/16/20212470Does Money Talk? Market Discipline through Selloffs and Boycotts Adapting to Radical Change: The Benefits of Short-Horizon Investors Public Attention to Gender Equality and Board Gender Diversity Forced Asset Sales and the Concentration of Outstanding Debt: Evidence from the Mortgage Market and Is There a Zero Lower Bound? The Effects of Negative Policy Rates on Banks and Firms &nbsp;
Prof. Kala Krishna, Professor of Economics and Liberal Arts Research at Penn State UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial7/14/20211543Better luck next time: Learning through retaking Retaking in high stakes exams: Is less more? Taking PISA seriously: How accurate are low stakes exams? and Does class size matter? How and at what cost? &nbsp;
Prof. Sara Seager Professor of Planetary Science at the Massachusetts Institute of TechnologySpotifyYouTubePhysical7/12/20211441The First Habitable-zone Earth-sized Planet from TESS A giant planet candidate transiting a white dwarf &nbsp;The Habitable Exoplanet Observatory (HabEx) Mission Concept and The Venusian Lower Atmosphere Haze as a Depot for Desiccated Microbial Life: A Proposed Life Cycle for Persistence of the Venusian Aerial Biosphere.
Prof. Jonathan Fortney Professor of Astronomy & Astrophysics at the University of California Santa CruzSpotifyYouTubePhysical7/10/20211341Characterizing Earth Analogs in Reflected Light: Atmospheric Retrieval Studies for Future Space Telescopes Do Metal-rich Stars Make Metal-rich Planets? New Insights on Giant Planet Formation from Host Star Abundances and Hot Jupiters: Origins Structure Atmospheres
Prof. Animashree Anandkumar Professor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences at CaltechSpotifyYouTubePhysical7/8/20211301Large-scale machine learning non-convex optimization and high-dimensional statistics. In particular she has been spearheading the development and analysis of tensor algorithms for machine learning. &nbsp;
Prof. Lesley Rogers Emeritus Professor at the University of New England AustraliaSpotifyYouTubeLife7/6/20211339Survival with an asymmetrical brain: Advantages and disadvantages of cerebral lateralization Development and function of lateralization in the avian brain A right antenna for social behavior in honeybees and A function for the bicameral mind
Dr. Ian Williams Biochemist and Artist with Prof. Carol Gould Professor of Philosophy at Florida Atlantic University.SpotifyYouTubeSocial7/4/20211372 What is Art?
Prof. Patricia Churchland Professor of Philosophy at the University of California San DiegoSpotifyYouTubeSocial7/2/20211459How does the brain work?
Prof. Peter Singer Professor of BioEthics at Princeton UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial6/30/20211726Animal Liberation Morality Race Religion the Journal of Controversial Ideas and the Golden Ass.
Prof. Daniel Wang Professor of Astronomy at the University of Massachusetts AmherstSpotifyYouTubePhysical6/28/20211392Dissecting X-ray-Emitting Gas Around the Center of Our Galaxy AzTEC Survey of the Central Molecular Zone: Increasing Spectral Index of Dust with Density and Chandra large-scale mapping of the Galactic Centre: probing high-energy structures around the central molecular zone.
Prof Dong Lai Professor of Astronomy at Cornell University. SpotifyYouTubePhysical6/26/20211415Chaotic dynamics of stellar spin in binaries and the production of misaligned hot Jupiters Black Hole and Neutron Star Binary Mergers in Triple Systems
Prof John Breitner Professor of Psychiatry at McGill University. SpotifyYouTubeLife6/24/20211346Why clinical trials fail to validate efficacy of interventions predicted by observational studies of ‘risks’ for dementia-Alzheimer syndrome?
Prof. Sarah Komisarow of Duke university and Prof. Emily Pakhtigian of Penn State University.SpotifyYouTubeSocial6/22/20211517Are Power Plant Closures a Breath of Fresh Air? Local Air Quality and School Absences The Effect of Coal-Fired Power Plant Closures on Emergency Department Visits
Prof. Anup Malani Professor at the University of Chicago Law School and Medical School. SpotifyYouTubeSocial6/20/20211346Global policies for the pandemic and India Covid Second Wave.
Prof. K. Scott Wong Professor of History at Williams CollegeSpotifyYouTubeSocial6/18/20211689American immigration and citizenship Chinatown: Conflicting images and Contested terrain and the 1903 Boston Chinatown raid.
Prof. Ione Fine Professor of Psychology at the University of Washington.SpotifyYouTubeLife6/16/20211145Blindness and Human Brain Plasticity
Prof. Douglas Natelson Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Rice University. SpotifyYouTubePhysical6/14/20211579Condensed matter’s image problem Electron pairing in the pseudogap state revealed by shot noise in copper oxide junctions and Thermoelectric response from grain boundaries and lattice distortions in crystalline gold devices
Prof. Jesse Prinz Professor of Philosophy at the City University of New York.SpotifyYouTubeSocial6/12/20211588Biology Culture Emotion Psychiatry Ontology Social construction and Artificial Intelligence
Prof. Shreya Saxena Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of FloridaSpotifyYouTubePhysical6/10/20211375Towards the neural population doctrine Performance Limitations in Sensorimotor Control: Trade-Offs Between Neural Computation and Accuracy in Tracking Fast Movements and Motor cortex activity across movement speeds is predicted by network-level strategies for generating muscle activity
Prof. Alison Barth Professor in Life Sciences at Carnegie Melon UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife6/8/20211391Progressive Circuit Changes during Learning and Disease
Prof. Shelly Flagel Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of MichiganSpotifyYouTubeLife6/6/20211520A selective role for dopamine in stimulus–reward learning Mapping sign-tracking and goal-tracking onto human behaviors and The paraventricular thalamus is a critical mediator of top-down control of cue motivated behavior in rats.
Prof. Petra Schmid Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior at ETH ZurichSpotifyYouTubeSocial6/4/20211324Power Effects on Cognitive Control: Turning Conflict into Action Power effects on implicit prejudice and stereotyping: The role of intergroup face processing Power Effects on Instrumental Learning: Evidence From the Brain and Behavior Less Power Greater Conflict Power reduces the goal gradient effect and Psychological power alters cognitive efficiency.
Prof. Henry Yin Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at Duke UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife6/2/20211516Restoring Purpose in Behavior and Achieving natural behavior in a robot using neurally inspired hierarchical control.
Prof. Sheena Josselyn Professor of Psychology and Physiology at the University of TorontoSpotifyYouTubeLife5/31/20211546The neurobiological foundation of memory retrieval and neuronal competition: microcircuit mechanisms define the sparsity of the engram
Prof. Beatriz Luna Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics and Psychology at the University of PittsburghSpotifyYouTubeLife5/29/20211489An Integrative Model of the Maturation of Cognitive Control Adolescent Brain Development: Implications for the Juvenile Criminal Justice System and Maturation of the human striatal dopamine system revealed by PET and quantitative MRI
Prof. Robert Finger Professor of Agricultural Economics and Policy at the ETH ZurichSpotifyYouTubeSocial5/27/20211589Economic benefits from plant species diversity in intensively managed grasslands Insuring crops from space: the potential of satellite-retrieved soil moisture to reduce farmers’ drought risk exposure and Are pesticides risk decreasing? The relevance of pesticide indicator choice in empirical analysis.
Prof. Christine Aidala Professor of Physics at the University of Michigan. SpotifyYouTubePhysical5/25/20211529Decades-Long Quest Reveals Details of the Proton’s Inner Antimatter
Prof. Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan Professor of Economics at the University of MarylandSpotifyYouTubeSocial5/23/20211432The Economic Case For Global Vaccinations: An Epidemiological Model with International Production Networks COVID-19 and Emerging Markets: A SIR Model Demand Shocks and Capital Flows Risk-Taking and Monetary Policy Transmission: Evidence from Loans to SMEs and Large Firms and COVID-19 and SME Failures
Prof. Gregory Tarle Professor of Experimental Cosmology and Astrophysics at the University of MichiganSpotifyYouTubePhysical5/21/20211404Dark Energy Survey Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument High Energy Light Isotope eXperiment and a new idea to correct Doppler Broadening.
Prof. Paul Davies Professor of Physics and Cosmology at the Arizona State University.SpotifyYouTubePhysical5/19/20211671What is Life: In Search of a Unified Theory of Everything
Prof. Arik Levinson Professor of Economics at Georgetown University.SpotifyYouTubeSocial5/17/20211715The simple analytics of the environmental Kuznets curve Energy Efficiency Standards Are More Regressive Than Energy Taxes: Theory and Evidence and Who Values Future Energy Savings? Evidence from American Drivers
Prof. Kimberly Gray Professor of Civil And Environmental Engineering at Northwestern UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical5/15/20211484Climate Action The Feasibility of Climate Intervention on a Global Scale
Prof. William Fuchs, Professor of Finance at the University of Texas.SpotifyYouTubeSocial5/13/20211726Optimal Arrangements for Distribution in Developing Markets: Theory and Evidence
Prof. Steve Cundiff, Professor of Physics at the University of MichiganSpotifyYouTubePhysical5/11/20211839Multidimensional Coherent Spectroscopy of Semiconductors, Tri-comb spectroscopy, and Simple single-section diode frequency combs
Prof. Woodward Fischer, Professor of Geobiology at the California Institute of Technology.SpotifyYouTubeLife5/9/20211721How did life come to tolerate and thrive in an oxygenated world?, Evolution of Oxygenic Photosynthesis, and Early plant organics increased global terrestrial mud deposition through enhanced flocculation.
Prof. Kiyoshi Masui, Assistant professor of Physics at Massachusetts Institute of TechnologySpotifyYouTubePhysical5/7/20211754Observations of fast radio bursts at frequencies down to 400 megahertz, A second source of repeating fast radio bursts, and A bright millisecond-duration radio burst from a Galactic magnetar in the Milky Way.
Prof. Omar Ahmed, Assistant Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of MichiganSpotifyYouTubeLife5/5/20211798The neural circuitry supporting successful spatial navigation despite variable movement speeds, how the retrosplenial cortex helps us navigate and how it is altered in Alzheimers and Parkinsons diseases, and Running speed alters the frequency of hippocampal gamma oscillations.
Prof. William Renthal, Director of Research at the John Graham Headache Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital of HarvardSpotifyYouTubeLife5/3/20211762Migraine-associated gene expression in cell types of the central and peripheral nervous system, Predicting erenumab adverse events with single-cell genomics, and Transcriptional Reprogramming of Distinct Peripheral Sensory Neuron Subtypes after Axonal Injury
Prof. Hui Deng, Professor of Physics at the University of Michigan.SpotifyYouTubePhysical5/1/20211774Van der Waals heterostructure polaritons with moiré-induced nonlinearity, Polariton Laser in the Bardeen-Cooper-Schrieffer Regime, and Emergence of microfrequency comb via limit cycles in dissipatively coupled condensates
Prof. Anupam Garg, Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Northwestern University.SpotifyYouTubePhysical4/30/20211803Quantum mechanics versus macroscopic realism: Is the flux there when nobody looks?
Prof. Gilles Hilary, Professor of Accounting at Georgetown University.SpotifyYouTubeSocial4/27/20211845Religion and business decisions, Trust and Contracting, Self-segregation and Labor Movement, Mandatory Data Breach Transparency and Insider Trading, and Artificial Intelligence and Fraud Detection
Prof. Bill Gibson, Professor of Economics at the University of Vermont.SpotifyYouTubeSocial4/25/20211742Why explore space, do we have free markets in space and if we do, can they save the space program and us?
Prof. Morton Schapiro, President of Northwestern University and Prof. Gary Morson, Professor of the Arts and Humanities at NorthwesternSpotifyYouTubeSocial4/23/20211846Minds Wide Shut: How the New Fundamentalisms Divide Us
Prof. Stephanie Seguino, Professor of economics at the University of VermontSpotifyYouTubeSocial4/21/20211800The Costs of Exclusion: Gender Job Segregation, Structural Change and the Labour Share of Income and Driving While Black and Brown in Vermont: Can Race Data Analysis Contribute to Reform?
Prof. Michael Roberts, Professor of Finance at the Wharton School of the University of PennsylvaniaSpotifyYouTubeSocial4/19/20211847A century of capital structure: The leveraging of corporate America, The History of the Cross-Section of Stock Returns, How Does Financing Impact Investment? The Role of Debt Covenants, and CLO Performance
Prof. David Gerdes, Professor of Physics at the University of MichiganSpotifyYouTubePhysical4/17/20211794Evidence or no-evidence for a distant giant planet in the solar system and Discovery and Physical Characterization of a Large Scattered Disk Object at 92 au.
Prof. Sarkis Mazmanian, Professor of Microbiology at the California Institute of TechnologySpotifyYouTubeLife4/15/20211801Microbiota Modulate Behavioral and Physiological Abnormalities Associated with Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Gut Microbiota Regulate Motor Deficits and Neuroinflammation in a Model of Parkinson’s Disease, A gut bacterial amyloid promotes asynuclein aggregation and motor impairment in mice, Plasma and Fecal Metabolite Profiles in Autism Spectrum Disorder, Gut microbial molecules in behavioural and neurodegenerative conditions, and The gut microbiota–brain axis in behaviour and brain disorders.
Prof. Michael Dickinson, Professor of Bioengineering and Aeronautics at the California Institute of TechnologySpotifyYouTubePhysical4/13/20211815Death Valley, Drosophila, and the Devonian Toolkit, Sun Navigation Requires Compass Neurons in Drosophila, and The aerodynamics and control of free flight manoeuvres in Drosophila.
Prof. Michael Dinerstein, Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of ChicagoSpotifyYouTubeSocial4/11/20211884Quantifying the Supply Response of Private Schools to Public Policies, The Equilibrium Effects of Public Provision in Education Markets: Evidence from a Public School Expansion Policy, Consumer Price Search and Platform Design in Internet Commerce, Competition and Entry in Agricultural Markets: Experimental Evidence from Kenya, and Human Capital Depreciation.
Prof. Francisco Quintana, Professor of Neurology at the Harvard Medical SchoolSpotifyYouTubeLife4/9/20211776Astrocytes and their function in the brain: Gut-licensed IFN?+ NK (interferon Gamma) cells drive LAMP1+ TRAIL+ anti-inflammatory astrocytes, and MAFG-driven astrocytes promote CNS inflammation
Prof. Arturo Alvarez-Buylla, Professor, Neurological Surgery at UCSF.SpotifyYouTubeLife4/7/20211890Interneurons from Embryonic Development to Cell -Based Therapy, Embryonic Origin of Postnatal Neural Stem Cells, Human hippocampal neurogenesis drops sharply in children to undetectable levels in adults, Maintenance of neural stem cell positional identity by mixed-lineage leukemia, and Clustered gamma-protocadherins regulate cortical interneuron programmed cell death
Prof. Carol Gould, Professor of Philosophy at Florida Atlantic UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial4/5/20211646Is Glamour an Aesthetic Property of Persons only?: Can AI recognize glamor or become glamorous?
Prof. Su Guo, Professor of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences at UCSFSpotifyYouTubeLife4/3/20211902Toward Molecular Genetic Dissection of Neural Circuits For Emotional and Motivational Behaviors, Identification of a brain center whose activity discriminates a choice behavior in zebrafish, Identification of environmental stressors and validation of light preference as a measure of anxiety in larval zebrafish, and Heritable natural variation of an anxiety-like behavior in larval zebrafish
Prof. Cecilia Lunardini, Professor of Physics at Arizona State University.SpotifyYouTubePhysical4/1/20211874Dirac and Majorana neutrino signatures of primordial black holes, Pre-supernova neutrinos: directional sensitivity and prospects for progenitor identification, and A concordance scenario for the observation of a neutrino from a Tidal Disruption Event.
Prof. Howard Fields, Professor Emeritus, Neurology at UCSF SpotifyYouTubeLife3/30/20212011A Motivation-Decision Model of Pain: The Role of Opioids, Understanding opioid reward, How expectations influence pain, and the role of placebo effect in clinical trial design for CNS diseases.
Prof. Itay Goldstein, Professor of Finance and Economics at the Wharton School of the University of PennsylvaniaSpotifyYouTubeSocial3/28/20212262The Real Effects of Financial Markets, Trading frenzies, Feedback Effects, Asymmetric Trading, and the Limits to Arbitrage, Financial Crises: Fundamentals vs. Panic, Investor flows and fragility in corporate bond funds, and Financial Fragility in the COVID-19 Crisis
Prof. Richard Lebed, Professor of Physics at Arizona State University.SpotifyYouTubePhysical3/26/20211791The relationship between quarks and hadrons, Heavy-Quark QCD Exotica, and Exotics in the Dynamical Diquark Model
Prof. Ryan Hickox, Professor of Astronomy at Dartmouth CollegeSpotifyYouTubePhysical3/24/20211752Black hole variability and the star formation-AGN connection, Obscured Active Galactic Nuclei, A Large Population of Luminous Active Galactic Nuclei Lacking X-ray Detections, and Cosmic evolution of supermassive black holes
Prof. Maria Kazachenko, Assistant Professor of Astrophysical & Planetary Science at the University of Colorado, BoulderSpotifyYouTubePhysical3/22/20211734Challenges and Advances in Modeling of the Solar Atmosphere, The Coronal Global Evolutionary Model, Active Region Irradiance during Quiescent Periods, and Inferring depth-dependent plasma motions from surface observations using the DeepVel neural network
Prof Erik Berglöf, Professor of economics at the London School of Economics.SpotifyYouTubeSocial3/20/20211804Tackling the pandemic globally, the challenges for developing countries and risk management for future pandemics
Prof. Scott Baraban, Professor & Chair in Neuroscience Research, UCSFSpotifyYouTubeLife3/18/20211818Persistent Seizure Control in Epileptic Mice Transplanted With Gamma Aminobutyric Acid Progenitors, Clemizole and modulators of serotonin signalling suppress seizures in Dravet syndrome, Phenotypic analysis of catastrophic childhood epilepsy genes: The Epilepsy Zebrafish Project, and Interneuron origins in the embryonic porcine medial ganglionic eminence
Prof. Paul Taylor, Professor of Philosophy at Vanderbilt universitySpotifyYouTubeSocial3/16/20211881Taking Postracialism seriously: From Movement Mythology to Racial Formation
Prof. Jonathan Tan, Professor of Astronomy at Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, SwedenSpotifyYouTubePhysical3/14/20211503Star Formation Rates in Disk Galaxies, Equilibrium Star Cluster Formation, Massive Star Formation, The formation of supermassive black holes from Population III.1 seeds, and Inside-out Planet Formation
Prof. Kadri Vihvelin, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Southern CaliforniaSpotifyYouTubeSocial3/12/20211854Compatibilism, incompatibilism and impossibilism views of Free Will and the Philosophy of Time Travel
Prof. Randall McEntaffer, Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the Pennsylvania State UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical3/10/20211704Water Recovery X-Ray Rocket grating spectrometer, Performance Testing of a Large-Format X-ray Reflection Grating Prototype for a Suborbital Rocket Payload, and Extreme Ultraviolet and Soft X-Ray Diffraction Efficiency of a Blazed Reflection Grating Fabricated by Thermally Activated Selective Topography Equilibration.
Prof. Philip Mauskopf, Prof of Physics at Arizona State UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical3/8/20211746Millimeter-Wave Polarimeters Using Kinetic Inductance Detectors for TolTEC and Beyond, NASA's near-infrared spectrophotometric all-sky survey, BLAST Mission, and Design of a W-band Superconducting Kinetic Inductance Qubit (Kineticon)
Prof. Mark Wilson, Professor of Philosophy at the University of PittsburghSpotifyYouTubeSocial3/5/20211977Imitation of Rigor - Why philosophy needs mathematicians and vice versa.
Prof. Vikram Gadagkar, Assistant Professor of Neuroscience at Columbia UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife3/3/20211805Dopamine neurons encode performance error in singing birds, and Dopamine neurons change their tuning according to courtship context in singing birds
Prof. Stephen Finlay, Prof of Philosophy at the Australian Catholic University in Melbourne, AustraliaSpotifyYouTubeSocial3/1/20211826Confusion of Tongues: A Theory of Normative Language
Prof. Igor Shovkovy, Professor in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts at Arizona State UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical2/26/20211673The overdamped chiral magnetic wave, Electronic Properties of Dirac and Weyl Semimetals, and Ellipticity of photon emission from strongly magnetized hot QCD plasma
Prof. Lenn Goodman, Professor of Philosophy at Vanderbilt UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial2/24/20211713Science and Religion : Complementary or Substitutes?
Prof. Anne C Hart, Professor of Neuroscience at Brown UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife2/22/20211708Genetic modifiers ameliorate endocytic and neuromuscular defects in a model of Spinal Muscular Atrophy, and Single copy/knock-in models of ALS SOD1 in C. elegans suggest loss and gain of function have different contributions to neurodegeneration
Prof. Ellen Armour, Carpenter Chair of Feminist Theology at Vanderbilt Divinity SchoolSpotifyYouTubeSocial2/19/20211783Philosophy, Photography, and the (Cosmo)Politics of Life and Death, and Religion, Sexuality, and Post modernity
Prof. Emery Brown, Professor of Anesthesia at Harvard Medical School and Computational Neuroscience at MITSpotifyYouTubeLife2/17/20211697General Anesthesia and Altered States of Arousal: A Systems Neuroscience Analysis, Clinical Electroencephalography for Anesthesiologists, and Multimodal General Anesthesia: Theory and Practice.
Prof. Jason Haffner, Prof of Physics and Astronomy at Rice UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical2/15/20211684A Tunable Plasmon Resonance in Gold Nanobelts, Novel Plasmonic Structures Based on Gold Nanobelts, and Structural Analysis by Enhanced Raman Scattering
Prof. Ghassan AlRegib, Professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology.SpotifyYouTubePhysical2/12/20211704Backpropagated Gradient Representations for Anomaly Detection, Implicit Saliency in Deep Neural Networks, Contrastive Explanations in Neural Networks, Fabric Surface Characterization: Assessment of Deep Learning-Based Texture Representations Using a Challenging Dataset, Successful Leveraging of Image Processing and Machine Learning in Seismic Structural Interpretation, and Relative Afferent Pupillary Defect Screening Through Transfer Learning.
Prof. Jacquelyn Pless, Assistant Professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management.SpotifyYouTubeSocial2/11/20211608Are “Complementary Policies” Substitutes? Evidence from R&D Subsidies in the UK, and Bringing rigor to energy innovation policy evaluation.
Prof. Wael Asaad, Associate Professor of Neuroscience and NeuroSurgery at Brown UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife2/10/20211678Deep Brain Stimulation Targeting the Fornix for Mild Alzheimer Dementia, Rapid motor fluctuations reveal short-timescale neurophysiological biomarkers of Parkinson’s disease, and LITT for Intractable Psychiatric Disease
Prof. Benjamin Moll, Professor of Economics at the London School of EconomicsSpotifyYouTubeSocial2/9/20211741The Rich Interactions between Inequality and the Macroeconomy
Prof. Andrew Newberg, Professor of Integrative Medicine and Nutritional Sciences at Thomas Jefferson University.SpotifyYouTubeSocial2/8/20211793Religious Experience: Psychology and Neurology, The Noetic Quality: A Multimethod Exploratory Study, and The Varieties of Self-Transcendent Experience
Prof. Murat Kantarcioglu, Professor of Computer Science at The University of Texas at DallasSpotifyYouTubePhysical2/5/20211753Securing Big Data in the Age of AI, Defending Against Backdoors in Federated Learning with Robust Learning Rate, and Does Explainable Artificial Intelligence Improve Human Decision-Making?
Prof. James Sauls, Professor of Physics at Northwestern UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical2/4/20211734Dirty Superconductors Make Better Particle Accelerators, CAPST Research, Take a dip into the weird world of quantum liquids, and the future of quantum computing.
Prof. Charles Lipson, Emeritus Professor of international relations at the University of ChicagoSpotifyYouTubeSocial2/3/20211634Countries, political systems, integration and democracy - what does the future hold?
Prof. Marc Law, Professor of Economics at the University of VermontSpotifyYouTubeSocial2/2/20211628Political Centralization, Federalism, and Urban Development: Evidence from US and Canadian Capital Cities, Understanding the Rise of Regulation during the Progressive Era, The Political Economy of Truth-in-Advertising Regulation, Effects of Occupational Licensing Laws on Minorities, and did early twentieth-century alcohol prohibition affect mortality?
Prof. Cheryl Maslen, Professor of Medicine at Oregon Health & Science UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife2/1/20211688Identifying genetic factors that contribute to the increased risk of congenital heart defects in infants with Down syndrome, The Genetic Basis of Turner Syndrome Aortopathy, and Conference summary: What we have learned and where we are headed
Sir Colin Blakemore, Professor of Neuroscience at City University of Hong KongSpotifyYouTubeLife1/29/20211720The first neurons of the human cerebral cortex, Tactile perception recruits functionally related visual areas in the late-blind, What synesthesia isn’t, and I Haven’t a Clue! Expectations Based on Repetitions and Hints Facilitate Perceptual Experience of Ambiguous Images
Prof. Debby Silver, Associate Professor of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology at Duke University School of MedicineSpotifyYouTubeLife1/28/20211754Dynamic mRNA Transport and Local Translation in Radial Glial Progenitors of the Developing Brain, Prolonged Mitosis of Neural Progenitors Alters Cell Fate in the Developing Brain, and Pathogenic DDX3X Mutations Impair RNA Metabolism and Neurogenesis during Fetal Cortical Development
Prof. John Pearson, Assistant Professor of Neurobiology at Duke UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife1/27/20211489Online Neural Connectivity Estimation with Noisy Group Testing, and Naturalistic decision-making:  continuous, open-world, and recursive
Prof. Mitch Begelman, Professor of Astrophysical Sciences at the University of Colorado, BoulderSpotifyYouTubePhysical1/26/20211708Formation of supermassive black holes by direct collapse in pre-galactic haloes, Quasi-stars: accreting black holes inside massive envelopes, Evolution of supermassive stars as a pathway to black hole formation, and Strongly magnetized accretion discs: structure and accretion from global magnetohydrodynamic simulations
Prof. Adele Diamond, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of British ColumbiaSpotifyYouTubeSocial1/25/20211800Review of the Evidence on, and Fundamental Questions About, Efforts to Improve Executive Functions, Including Working Memory, and ideas to redesign the education system.
Prof. Wendy Freedman, Professor of Astrophysics at the University of ChicagoSpotifyYouTubePhysical1/22/20211701Cosmology at a crossroads, the legacy and development of the Hubble constant, and The Carnegie-Chicago Hubble Program: An Independent Determination of the Hubble Constant Based on the Tip of the Red Giant Branch
Prof. Ted Gibson, Professor of Cognitive Sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of TechnologySpotifyYouTubeLife1/21/20211751How Efficiency Shapes Human Language, Color naming across languages reflects color use, Large-scale evidence of dependency length minimization in languages, and Information processing and cross-linguistic universals
Prof. Mark Schroeder, Professor of philosophy at the University of Southern CaliforniaSpotifyYouTubeSocial1/20/20211690Persons as Things, and Treating like a child : Philosophical treatment of people and relationships
Prof. Matthew Johnson, Assistant Professor of Economics at Duke UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial1/19/20211609Demand Conditions and Worker Safety: Evidence from Price Shocks in Mining, Regulation by Shaming: Deterrence Effects of Publicizing Violations of Workplace Safety and Health Laws, and The Labor Market Effects of Legal Restrictions on Worker Mobility
Prof. Scott Huettal, Professor of Neuroscience at Duke UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife1/18/20211466Decision neuroscience: neuroeconomics, Linking the neural and social sciences via neuroeconomics, Cognitive Foundations of Voter Choice, and Indulgent Foods Can Paradoxically Promote Disciplined Dietary Choices
Prof. Christopher McKee, Emeritus Professor of Physics and Astronomy at the University of California, BerkeleySpotifyYouTubePhysical1/15/20211590A theory of the interstellar medium: Three components regulated by supernova explosions in an inhomogeneous substrate, Theory of Star Formation, and Radioactive feedback processes and implications for the initial mass function.
Prof. Nicholas Christakis, Professor of Social and Natural Science at Yale UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial1/14/20211651Social networks, Influencers, On the origins of a good society, Artificial Intelligence in hybrid systems, and managing pandemics.
Prof. Philip Cook, Professor of Public Policy, Economics and Sociology at Duke UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial1/13/20211593The Great American Gun War: Notes from Four Decades in the Trenches, Understanding Gun Violence: Public Health v/s Public Policy, and Thinking about gun violence.
Prof. Adriana Lleras-Muney, Professor of Economics at UCLA.SpotifyYouTubeSocial1/12/20211682Do Youth Employment Programs Work? Evidence from the New Deal, The association between educational attainment and longevity using individual-level data from the 1940 census, The Incentive Effects of Cash Transfers to the Poor, and A Unified Model of Cohort Mortality for Economic Analysis
Prof. Anil Gupta, Professor of Philosophy and History at the University of PittsburghSpotifyYouTubeSocial1/11/20211610Outline of an Account of Experience, Conscious Experience: A Logical Inquiry, Experience and Its Rational Significance, and Principles and the Generalization Function of Truth
Prof. Chris Blattman, economist and political scientist at the University of Chicago’s Harris School of Public PolicySpotifyYouTubeSocial1/8/20211880Reducing Crime and Violence: Experimental Evidence from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in Liberia, The Long-Term Impacts of Grants on Poverty: Nine-Year Evidence from Uganda’s Youth Opportunities Program, and Gang rule: Understanding and Countering Criminal Governance
Prof. Marty Woldorff, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife1/7/20211663Modulation of early sensory processing in human auditory cortex,  Inhibitory Control in Children with ADHD, The neural bases of momentary lapses in attention, Timing and Sequence of Brain Activity in Top-Down Control of Visual-Spatial Attention,  and A key role for stimulus-specific updating of the sensory cortices in the learning of stimulus–reward associations.
Prof. Matthew Jackson, Professor of Economics at Stanford UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial1/6/20211685Pathophysiology and correction of amblyopia, The synaptic substrates of visual recognition memory, and pathophysiology and correction of fragile X syndrome and other causes of autism
Prof. Mark Bear, Professor of Neuroscience at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.SpotifyYouTubeLife1/5/20211624Pathophysiology and correction of amblyopia, The synaptic substrates of visual recognition memory, and pathophysiology and correction of fragile X syndrome and other causes of autism
Prof. Dragana Rogulja, Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical SchoolSpotifyYouTubeLife1/4/20211665Motivation, Perception, and Chance Converge to Make a Binary Decision, Recurrent Circuitry Sustains Drosophila Courtship Drive While Priming Itself for Satiety,, Measures the Passage of Time to Coordinate Behavior and Motivational State, and Sleep Loss Can Cause Death through Accumulation of Reactive Oxygen Species in the Gut
Prof. Robert Talisse, Professor of Philosophy at Vanderbilt University.SpotifyYouTubeSocial12/31/20201622Problem of Polarization, and Semantic Descent: More Trouble for Civility
Prof. Warren Grill, Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Duke UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife12/30/20201664In vivo quantification of excitation and kilohertz frequency block of the rat vagus nerve, stimulation of the sensory pudendal nerve increases bladder capacity in the rat, and evoked potentials reveal neural circuits engaged by human deep brain stimulation
Dr. Fredrik Inglis of University of Missouri, SL, and Drs. Sussane DiSalvo and Brittany Peterson of University of Southern Illinois, Edwardsville;SpotifyYouTubeLife12/29/20201565The evolution, effects and relationships of microbes with other biological systems such as Amoeba, Termites/Pests and humans.
Prof Pete Klenow, Professor of Economic Policy, School of Humanities and Sciences at Stanford UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial12/28/20201632Welfare across Countries and Time, The misallocation of talent and US economic growth, Race and Economic Well-Being in the United States, and Trading Off Consumption and COVID-19 Deaths.
Prof. James Kakalios, Professor of Physics and Astronomy at the University of MinnesotaSpotifyYouTubeLife12/25/20201631The Declarative/Procedural Model: A Neurobiologically Motivated Theory of First and Second Language, Child first language and adult second language are both tied to general-purpose learning systems, and the Neurocognition of Developmental Disorders of Language
Prof. Lee Ohanian, Professor of Economics at UCLASpotifyYouTubeSocial12/24/20201609Capital-skill complementarity and inequality, Are Phillips Curves Useful for Forecasting Inflation?, New Deal Policies and the Persistence of the Great Depression, Long-term changes in labor supply and taxes, and Tarnishing the Golden and Empire States: Land-Use Restrictions and the U.S. Economic Slowdown
Prof. Michael Ullman, Professor of Neuroscience at Georgetown UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife12/23/20201722The Declarative/Procedural Model: A Neurobiologically Motivated Theory of First and Second Language, Child first language and adult second language are both tied to general-purpose learning systems, and the Neurocognition of Developmental Disorders of Language
Prof. Tudor Oprea, Professor of Medicine at the University of New Mexico.SpotifyYouTubeLife12/22/20201595Exploring the dark genome: implications for precision medicine, Virtual and In Vitro Antiviral Screening Revive Therapeutic Drugs for COVID-19, Artificial intelligence, drug repurposing and peer review, mining the human proteome for disease biology, drug discovery and repositioning
Prof. Frank Wolak, Professor of Commodity Price Studies at Stanford UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical12/21/20201608An Experimental Comparison of Carbon Pricing Under Uncertainty in Electricity Markets, Emissions Uncertainty and Environmental Market, Wholesale Market Design, and Transmission Planning
Prof. Adina Roskies, Professor of Philosophy and chair of the Cognitive Science at Dartmouth CollegeSpotifyYouTubeLife12/18/20201652Why Libet’s studies don’t pose a threat to free will,  Agency and intervention, Neurotechnologies for Mind Reading, and Neuroethics
Prof. Manfred Paulini, Professor of Physics at Carnegie Mellon UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical12/17/20201648Standard model and supersymmetry of particle physics, experiments at the Large Hadron Collider and novel uses of machine learning in experimental Physics.
Prof. Jacqueline Gottlieb, Professor of Neuroscience at Columbia UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife12/16/20201781Intrinsic motivation, curiosity, and learning: animals, humans and education systems, neuroscience basis of curiosity and learning, reward uncertainty and information transmission in the brain.
Prof. Jeremy Darling, Professor of Astrophysics at the University of Colorado, BoulderSpotifyYouTubePhysical12/15/20201614Direct Measurement of the Cosmic Acceleration, The Hubble expansion is isotropic in the epoch of dark energy, How to Detect Inclined Water Maser Disks and Measure Black Hole Masses, Extragalactic Proper Motions: Gravitational Waves and Cosmology, and New Limits on Axionic Dark Matter from the Magnetar.
Prof. Oswald Schmitz, Professor of Population and Community Ecology at Yale UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial12/14/20201672Predator community composition is linked to soil carbon retention across a human land use gradient, and Animals and the zoogeochemistry of the carbon cycle
Prof. Jack Burns, Professor of Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences at the University of Colorado in BoulderSpotifyYouTubePhysical12/11/20201608Artemis - A whole new program to travel to the moon and to establish a habitat there including an observatory, gateway that orbits with self propulsion and designing a launch pad for future exploration of the solar system including Mars.
Prof. William Zame, Professor of Economics and Mathematics at UCLA.SpotifyYouTubeSocial12/10/20201669Linking Social and Personal Preferences, and Asset Markets with Asymmetric Reasoning.
Prof. Bruce Partridge, Emeritus Professor of Astronomy at Haverford collegeSpotifyYouTubePhysical12/9/20201611The cosmological legacy of Planck, design, data, results and insights, Calibration of ALMA Using Planck Observations, and Can CMB Surveys Help the AGN Community?
Prof. John Dowling, Research Professor of Neurosciences at HarvardSpotifyYouTubeLife12/8/20201589Vitamin A: its many roles—from vision and synaptic plasticity to infant mortality
Prof. Raja GuhaThakurta, Department Chair of Astronomy & Astrophysics at the University of California Santa CruzSpotifyYouTubePhysical12/7/20201636Extended halo of metal-poor stars in Andromeda, Dwarf galaxies, Star migration, Surface brightness fluctuations and understanding dark matter by studying satellite galaxies.
Prof. Scott Gaudi, Professor of Astronomy at Ohio State UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical12/4/20201565Exoplanets: the history, exploration techniques and demographics. Habitable and free floating planets, and is there anybody out there?
Prof. James McGaugh, Emeritus Professor of Neurobiology and Behavior at University of California, IrvineSpotifyYouTubeLife12/2/20201582Making lasting memories: Remembering the significant, Consolidating Memories, and Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory
Prof. Daniel Holz, Professor of Physics, Astronomy & Astrophysics at the University of ChicagoSpotifyYouTubePhysical11/30/20201698Gravitational Waves, Black hole mergers, Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) and upcoming space based LISA project.
Prof. Kent Berridge, Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of MichiganSpotifyYouTubeLife11/27/20201856Liking, Wanting, and the Incentive-Sensitization Theory of Addiction,  A Liking Versus Wanting Perspective on Emotion and the Artificial Intelligence, and The central amygdala recruits mesocorticolimbic circuitry for pursuit of reward or p Artificial Intelligence
Prof. Ira Rothstein, Professor of Physics at Carnegie Mellon UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical11/25/20201494Reducing black holes into a fundamental particle, An Effective Field Theory of Quantum Mechanical Black Hole Horizons, Virtual Hawking Radiation, Gravity waves, and LIGO
Prof. Doug Duncan is an emeritus faculty of Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences of the University of ColoradoSpotifyYouTubePhysical11/24/2020148921st Century Literacy for Succeeding in College and Beyond, Teaching the Nature of Science using Pseudoscience, The accountability of and on the social media.
Prof. James Kasting, Professor Geosciences, Meteorology and Atmospheric Science at Penn State UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical11/23/20201469Habitable Zones, Remote life-detection criteria, habitable zone boundaries, and the frequency of Earth-like planets around M and late K stars, and  Abiotic Oxygen Levels on Planets: Possible False Positive For Life?
Dr. Josh Winn, Physicist and astronomer at Princeton University.SpotifyYouTubePhysical11/20/20201383The Occurrence and Architecture of Exoplanetary Systems, Doppler and Transit Surveys, Kepler-78, Ultra-Short-Period Planets, and hot Jupiters
Prof. Gordon Fishell, Professor of Neurobiology at Harvard Medical SchoolSpotifyYouTubeLife11/19/20201575The complex development of the human Artificial Intelligence, Interneuron Types as Attractors and Controllers, Developmental diversification of cortical inhibitory interneurons, and A viral strategy for targeting and manipulating interneurons across vertebrate species
Prof. Marc Pinsonneault, Theorist on the structure and evolution of stars at Ohio State UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical11/18/20201381Red giant masses and ages derived from carbon and nitrogen abundances, Spectroscopic determination of masses for red giants, Young alpha-enriched giant stars in the solar neighborhood, and Dynamical heating across the Milky Way disc.
Prof. Gregory Laughlin, Professor of astronomy and astrophysics at Yale UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical11/17/20201601The world is running out of energy in 100 years, Large-Scale Computation using Astronomical Resources, and the future of Artificial Intelligence.
Prof. Fran Bagenal, Professor of Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences at the University of Colorado BoulderSpotifyYouTubePhysical11/16/20201524The New Horizons Mission to Pluto, the Juno Mission to Jupiter: What have we learned and what's in store?
Prof. Edwin Turner, Professor of Astrophysical Sciences at Princeton UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical11/13/20201637Bayesian analysis of the astrobiological implications of life’s early emergence on Earth,  A Possible Spectroscopic Biosignature of Extraterrestrial Plants, and Characterization of extrasolar terrestrial planets from diurnal photometric variability
Dr. Chris Bleakley, Associate Professor and Head of the School of Computer Science at University College Dublin (UCD), IrelandSpotifyYouTubePhysical11/12/20201635Algorithms and Artificial Intelligence,  definitions, origin, progress, problems, and the future.
Prof. Laith Abu-Raddad, Professor of Population Health Sciences at Cornell University in QatarSpotifyYouTubeLife11/11/20201516Qatar, a great field experiment in understanding factors affecting COVID incidence rates, mortality, herd immunity, testing, reinfection, and vaccination and forming policies for the future.
Prof. Paul Turner, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Yale University.SpotifyYouTubeLife11/10/20201409Phage Therapy: A Renewed Approach to Combat Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria, Prisoner's dilemma in an RNA virus, Virus population extinction via ecological traps, and Dynamics of molecular evolution in RNA virus populations depend on sudden versus gradual environmental change
Prof. Matthias Doepke, Research Professor in the Department of Economics at Northwestern UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial11/9/20201437Love, Money, and Parenting: How economics can help expl Artificial Intelligence how we r Artificial Intelligence our kids today, Women's Employment in a Pandemic Recession, and Why has the college wage premium risen rapidly in the US, but not in European economies such as Germany?
Prof. Michel Janssen, Professor of Physics and Astronomy, University of MinnesotaSpotifyYouTubePhysical11/6/20201398The history, puzzles, and miracles of Quantum Mechanics
Prof. Gary An, Professor of Surgery and Vice-Chair of Surgical Research at the University of VermontSpotifyYouTubeLife11/5/20201515In silico experiments of cytokine-directed clinical trials using agent-based modeling, Examining sepsis using genetic algorithms on an agent-based model, The Crisis of Reproducibility, and the Scientific Role of Multi-scale Modeling
Prof. Scott Dodelson, Professor of Physics at Carnegie Melon UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical11/4/20201449Strategic Plan for U.S. Particle Physics in the Global Context, Dark Energy Survey, Cosmological Constr Artificial Intelligences from Galaxy Clustering and Weak Lensing
Prof. Jean Camp, Professor of Informatics and Computing at Indiana UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical10/30/20201292Reconceptualizing the Role of Security User,  Community-based production and management, and Macroeconomic Analysis of Routing Anomalies
Prof. David Linden, Professor of Neuroscience at the Johns Hopkins University School of MedicineSpotifyYouTubeLife10/29/20201527The Science of Human Individuality, redefining Nature and Nurture, It Runs in the Family, Twin Experiments and artificial Intelligences, The impact of Experience, Memory, and Sex.
Prof. Stephen Stearns, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Yale University.SpotifyYouTubeLife10/28/20201144Life-history evolution, The transition to modernity and chronic disease: mismatch and natural selection, and Molecular Evolutionary Medicine
Prof. Jason Wright, Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics at Penn State UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical10/27/20201435Galactic Settlement and the Fermi Paradox,  Planck Frequencies as Schelling Points in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, and the practicality and implications of Dyson Spheres.
Prof. Jeff Prince, Professor and Chair of Business Economics and Public Policy at Indiana UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial10/26/20201552Measuring Consumer Preferences for Video Content, The Impact of Mergers on Quality, How Much is Privacy Worth Around the World and Across Platforms?, The persistence of broadband user behavior, Mobile Attention, and the upcoming wave of antitrust investigations.
Prof. Carol Christine Fair, Professor in the Security Studies Program at Georgetown UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial10/25/20201890What drives militant politics? Studies from Pakistan, Bangladesh, Indonesia, and Western Africa, A case study in Kerala, the enigmatic Southern state of India, and the similarities between Pakistan, India, and the United States in scriptural literalism in religion and politics.
Prof. Michael Strauss, Chair of the Department of Astrophysical Sciences at Princeton University.SpotifyYouTubePhysical10/23/20201473Cosmological parameters from SDSS and WMAP,  The construction and operation of the brand new Vera C. Rubin observatory, and Quasars
Prof. Nathan Gianneschi, Professor of Materials Science & Biomedical Engineering at Northwestern University.SpotifyYouTubeLife10/22/20201507Targeting small molecules with novel transport mechanisms in Cancer and Myocardial Infarction, Growing metal-organic nanotubes, and Selenomela nin for radiation protection.
Prof. David Uttal, Professor of Education and of Psychology at Northwestern UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial10/21/20201603Links of Spatial Thinking to Achievement in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics?,  Using a discipline-focused lens to examine spatial thinking skills, and the Development of Children’s Gender-Science Stereotypes.
Prof. Jenny Greene, Professor of Astrophysics at Princeton UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical10/20/20201503The demographics, formation, migration, and behavior of black holes, what's at the heart of the Milky Way galaxy, and the Nobel prizes for Physics 2020.
Dr. Gaurav Jain, Assistant Professor of Marketing at the Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteSpotifyYouTubeSocial10/19/20201364Fluency and perceptions of decision making, Numerosity and allocation behavior, and the impact of number roundedness on framing
Election Special: Dr. Dipayan Gosh of Harvard Kennedy School and Dr. Heidi Tworek of University of British ColumbiaSpotifyYouTubeSocial10/17/20201417History of democracy, elections, and outcomes. Impact of social media, and what we could expect in upcoming US elections.
Dr. Michael Niemack, Associate Professor of Astronomy and Physics at Cornell University.SpotifyYouTubePhysical10/16/20201409Cosmic Microwave Background, The Atacama Cosmology Telescope,  The CCAT-Prime Submillimeter Observatory, and The Simons Observatory
Prof. Josh Frieman, Head of the Particle Physics Division at Fermilab and Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the University of ChicagoSpotifyYouTubePhysical10/14/20201907The evolution of the universe, expansion, accelerated expansion, the use, and misuse of the cosmological constant, dark energy, dark matter, the dark energy survey, and what could be in store for cosmology in the coming years.
Prof. Mario Macis, Professor of economics at Johns Hopkins UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial10/12/20201409Economic Rewards to Motivate Blood Donations, Rewarding Volunteers: A Field Experiment, and Societal support for monetary compensation for plasma and kidney donors.
Prof. John Flood, Professor of Law and Society at Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia.SpotifyYouTubeSocial10/10/20201407How Machine Learning and Block Artificial Intelligence are Redesigning the Landscape of Professional Knowledge and Organization, and Globalization, Law, and Lawyers in a Time of Crisis
Dr. Mark Hoffman, Research Professor at the University of Missouri, Kansas CitySpotifyYouTubeLife10/9/20201485Heterogeneity introduced by EHR system implementation in a de-identified data resource from 100 non-affiliated organizations and Rates and Predictors of Using Opioids in the Emergency Department to Treat Migr Artificial Intelligence in Adolescents and Young Adults
Prof. Volodymyr Babich, Professor of Operations and Information Management at Georgetown University.SpotifyYouTubeSocial10/8/20201381Does Crowdfunding Benefit Entrepreneurs and Venture Capital Investors?,  Promoting Solar Panel Investments: Feed-in-Tariff vs. Tax-Rebate, R&D Investments in the Presence of Knowledge Spillover and Debt Financing: Can Risk Shifting Cure Free Riding?
Dr. Masood Parvania, Associate Chair for Research and Advancement at the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of UtahSpotifyYouTubePhysical10/7/20201424The electric grid: infrastructure, risk management, security, and upgrading, optimization of scheduling, storage, pricing and production flexibility, co-optimization of electric bus transportation, storage, and water distribution systems.
Prof. Keith Olive, Theoretical physicist at the University of MinnesotaSpotifyYouTubePhysical10/6/20201490The early evolution of the universe, leptogenesis, baryogenesis, and nucleosynthesis in the big bang and particle physics mysteries
Prof. Eugene Santos, Professor of Engineering at Dartmouth CollegeSpotifyYouTubePhysical10/5/20201406Adversarial Models for Opponent Intent Inferencing, Intelligence Analyses, and the Insider Threat,  and Discriminating deception from truth and misinformation: an intent-level approach
Prof. David Spergel, Director of the Center for Computational Astrophysics at Flatiron Institute and Emeritus Professor Princeton UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical10/2/20201449A brief history of the universe and its possible death scenarios, WMAP, ACT, and WFIRST projects, inflation, dark energy, dark matter, and alternative theories, and Artificial Intelligence to Artificial Intelligence cosmology and astrophysics.
Prof. Riane Eisler, President of the Center for Partnership Studies (CPS)SpotifyYouTubeSocial10/1/20201442Evolution, Ideology, and Human Nature, New Evidence about Human Nature, Biocultural Synthesis, Domination Systems, and Partnership Systems, Four cornerstones of change: Childhood Relations, Gender Relations, Economic Relations, and Narratives.
Prof. Nadya Mason, Professor of Physics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignSpotifyYouTubePhysical9/30/20201500Frontiers of Materials Research, Metals, Glasses, and Quantum Materials, Simulation and Computational Tools, and Artificial Intelligence in Materials Research
Dr. Fred Olayele, Chief Economist at the New York City Economic Development Corporation.SpotifyYouTubeSocial9/29/20201469Economic Diversity and the Resource Curse, Gravity, Borders, and Regionalism, and Globalization, Income Disparity, and Inclusive Development
Prof. Giulio Pasinetti, Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount SinaiSpotifyYouTubeLife9/28/20201295Effects of food, sleep and the microbiome on Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease and other neurodegenerative diseases
Prof. Jeff Ely, Director of the mathematical methods in Social Sciences at Northwestern UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial9/26/20201492Suspense and Surprise: How to write novels and enjoy sports/politics, Why torture or money for information schemes are not advisable, Rotation to mitigate epidemics, Allocating tests in a pandemic, and a cake-cutting solution to gerrymandering.
Prof. John Birge, Professor of Operations Management at the University of ChicagoSpotifyYouTubeSocial9/25/20201494Optimal Commissions and Subscriptions in Networked Markets, Dynamic Learning and Market Making in Spread Betting, Credit Shock Propagation in Supply Artificial Intelligence, and the Impact of COVID on Supply Artificial Intelligence Credit Risk
Prof. Andrew Ching, Professor at the Carey Business School at Johns Hopkins UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial9/24/20201475Forward-Looking Behavior: The Case of Consumer Stockpiling, Late-Mover Advantages: The Case of Statins, the Zero-price Effect, The Value of Perfect Information, Consumer assessment of Quality of products? Evidence from the diaper market
Dr. Deepa HalaHarvi, Breast cancer surgeon at Ohio HealthSpotifyYouTubeLife9/23/20201604Disparities in Breast Cancer and African Ancestry, Mammographic screening from age 40 years, Disparities in Breast Cancer Surgery Delay, Prophylactic mastectomy in BRCA 1 and BRCA 2 patients.
Prof. Sudheer Chava, Professor of Finance at Scheller College of Business at Georgia Institute of TechnologySpotifyYouTubeSocial9/22/20201452Investor Response to Extreme Language in Earnings Conference Calls, Business Cycle and Industry Returns, Pension Overhang and Corporate Investment, Impact of E-Commerce on Employees at Brick-and-Mortar Ret Artificial Intelligence lers, and Investment Consultants’ Search Behavior
Prof. Mark Liberman, Professor of Linguistics and Information Science at the University of PennsylvaniaSpotifyYouTubePhysical9/21/20201427The history and status of Human Language Technologies, Automatic Classification of Primary Progressive Aphasia Patients Using Lexical and Acoustic Features, and speech characteristics of young and older healthy adults
Prof. Francis Schortgen, Professor of Political Science at the University of Mount UnionSpotifyYouTubeSocial9/19/20201481The Political Logic of Economic Backwardness in North Korea,  China’s New Role of Assertiveness in the 21st Century International System, and Chinese High-Tech in the cross hairs of Geopolitics
Prof. Sašo Tomažič, Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia.SpotifyYouTubeSocial9/18/20201260Non-profit society: Utopia or necessity, Changes in the collective consciousness, Monetary Reform, Money as a medium of exchange, and Strengthening social security
Prof. Michael Miller, Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.SpotifyYouTubeLife9/17/20201492COVID and long term negative effects on the heart, POTS, Takotsubo Syndrome, Chronic Myocarditis, and other Myocardial injuries, and the need to prevent disease by individual actions to reduce long term disease burden.
Dr. Dipayan Ghosh, Co-Director of the Digital Platforms and Democracy Project at the Harvard Kennedy SchoolSpotifyYouTubeSocial9/16/20201441Are social media and search companies natural monopolies?, Increasing competition on the Internet, Machine bias in the commercialization of decision-making,  Digital deceit, and precision propaganda, and Terms of Disservice: How Silicon Valley is Destructive by Design.
Prof Joel Mokyr, Professor of Economics and History at Northwestern UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial9/15/20201453Attitudes, Aptitudes, and the Roots of the Great Enrichment: How Attitudes (cultural beliefs) and aptitudes (technical competence) played central roles in the British Industrial Revolution and the origins of modern growth
Prof. Aaron Striegel, Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Notre DameSpotifyYouTubePhysical9/14/20201412The Tesserae Project: Large-Scale, Longitudinal, In Situ, Multimodal Sensing of Information Workers, Face-to-Face Proximity Estimation Using Bluetooth On Smartphones, and the Interplay Between Individuals’ Evolving Interaction Patterns and Artificial Intelligences in Dynamic Multiplex Social Networks.
Prof. Martin Eichenbaum, Professor of Economics at Northwestern UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial9/12/20201456Bridging the COVID recession, Rethinking  monetary and fiscal policy In an era Of low-Interest rates,  Monetary policy effect on refinancing 
Prof. Peter Muennig, Professor of Health Policy and Management at Columbia UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial9/11/20201384Is Medic Artificial Intelligence worth the cost?, Universal health coverage in China, Precision population health management, Urbanicity, and hypertension, Earned Income Tax Credit and health effects, Psychological implications of the pandemic, and Health and economic consequences of emission standards
Prof. Douglas Comer, Professor of Computer Science at Purdue UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical9/10/20201407The cloud: to come the full circle of computing, DC Net: A Data Center Network Architecture that supports live VM migration, and towards disaggregating the Software-defined networking (SDN) Control Plane.
Prof. Jeremi Suri, Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs at The University of Texas at AustinSpotifyYouTubeSocial9/9/20201417The cost of victory in WWII, The fiction of American Century, Nixon and Brezhnev, Revisiting Roosevelt: How presidential empathy can improve politics, and Why the presidency is too big to succeed, and how it could be fixed.
Prof. Burkhard Schafer, Chair of Computational Legal Theory at the University of EdinburghSpotifyYouTubeSocial9/8/20201343Legal Artificial Intelligence, creative informatics, and the quest for executable justice, A new approach to visualizing legal argumentation, Copyright and the law and ethics of machine co-production., Technology and the future of inheritance law.
Prof. Norman Garrick, Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of ConnecticutSpotifyYouTubeSocial9/6/20201439Traffic fatality rate: Why US is the worst among developed countries, Zurich: Where people are welcome and cars are not, The broken algorithm that poisoned American transportation, and Burying past planning mistakes in American cities.
Prof. Art Markman, Professor of Psychology, and Marketing at the University of Texas at AustinSpotifyYouTubeSocial9/5/20201357Impulsive choice-making,  Probability matching decisions, Structural comparisons in consumer choice, Naturalistic and Lab-based decision-making,  and Strategies for Economic Development Outside of Urban Corridors
Prof. Clair Brown, Professor of Economics at UC BerkeleySpotifyYouTubeSocial9/4/20201378A Policy Index to Create a Sustainable, Shared-Prosperity Economy, and Buddhist Economics: an enlightened approach to the dismal science
Prof. Carol Gould, Professor of Philosophy at Florida Atlantic UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial9/3/20201617Towards a Theory of the Aesthetic Properties of Persons, Glamour as an Aesthetic Property of Persons, Objective Beauty, and  Psychoanalysis, Imagination, and Imaginative Resistance
Prof. Brooks Holtom, Professor of Management at Georgetown UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial9/2/20201370A blueprint for change in Management Education, Turnover and Retention Research, and Better ways to predict who is going to quit.
Prof. George Markowsky, Professor of Computer Science at the Missouri University of Science and TechnologySpotifyYouTubePhysical9/1/20201243Crowdsourcing and homeland security, Top-level Dom Artificial Intelligence interceptor,  The difficulty of defining metrics and Arrow's theorem, and modeling and battling COVID
Prof. Jeanne Milliken Bonds, Professor of the Practice, Impact Investment, and Sustainable Finance at the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North CarolinaSpotifyYouTubeSocial8/31/20201276Whole Community Health, Pilot project by Kenan Charitable Trust in two North Carolina counties - 6 interconnected pillars of opportunity: Economic stability, Education, Healthy food, High-quality healthcare, Social integration, and safe physical environment.
Prof. Eswaran Subrahmanian, Research Professor in the Engineering Research Accelerator and the Department of Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial8/30/20201331Design Theory: A foundation of a new paradigm for design science and engineering, Shared Memory in Design: A Unifying Theme for Research and Practice, Dialogues, Diversity, and Design
Dr. Charles Harry, Associate Research Professor in the School of Public Policy at the University of MarylandSpotifyYouTubeSocial8/29/20201370Human and technical cyber risks, Prioritizing strategic risks, Effect-centric approach to risk in nuclear power plants, A systems approach to quantifying and managing risk in critical infrastructure.
Prof. Regina Herzlinger, Professor at Harvard Business SchoolSpotifyYouTubeSocial8/28/20201495The scale of the healthcare problem,  A suggestion for a bipartisan solution, Innovating in Healthcare, and the SEC for the healthcare system
Prof Michael Barnett, Professor of Management and Global Business at Rutgers Business SchoolSpotifyYouTubeSocial8/27/20201343The Rise and Stall of stakeholder influence: How the digital age limits social control and Designing CSR Initiatives for Greater Social Impact
Prof. Diana Thomas, Professor of mathematical sciences at the United States Military Academy at West PointSpotifyYouTubeSocial8/26/20201419Weighing the evidence from clinical trials and faulty belief systems in obesity control, errors in self-reporting of energy balance, dynamic model for predicting obesity, machine learning to predict injuries in combat artificial Intelligence ing, the Vitruvian Man (Woman), and how many steps per day to stay fit.
Prof. Paul Fedak, Head Department of Cardiac Sciences at the Cumming School of Medicine, University of CalgarySpotifyYouTubeLife8/25/20201342Healing an injured heart, immune cells  to prevent detrimental rep Artificial Intelligencer caused by excessive fibrosis,  acellular bio scaffolds to promote functional tissue Intelligencer, Kryptonite Bone Cement to prevent sternal displacement, ROI for surgeon-scientists, precision surgery, and what is it like to be a cardiac surgeon
Dr. Antonio Lieto, Researcher in Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science at the University of TurinSpotifyYouTubePhysical8/24/20201427Artificial Intelligence with human-like reasoning, commonsense reasoning, computational creativity, conceptual representation and categorization,  integration of typicality, probability and cognitive heuristics, combinatorial and transformational Intelligence and the adequacies and drawbacks of using the human Artificial Intelligence as a model of Intelligence.
Prof. James K. Bashkin, Dr. R. Fredrik Inglis, and Dr. Jeff Smith of the University of Missouri- St. LouisSpotifyYouTubeLife8/23/20201405Origin, evolution, and transmission of viruses, the arrival of COVID vaccines and drugs, managing a pandemic - what can be done next time?
Mr. Frank Van Gansbeke, Professor of Practice At Middlebury CollegeSpotifyYouTubeSocial8/22/20201274Climate change and finance, monetary authority and natural capital, the discount premium for Carbon footprint, digital currencies, and what the Fed could do to get it right?
Prof Kit Parker, Professor of Bioengineering and Applied Physics at Harvard UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical8/21/20201403Nanofiber innovation for wound healing and heat resistance, Lab-grown meat,  Human pancreas, Artificial Intelligence, and heart on a chip, and STEM-based education as a necessary tool to counteract future shocks.
Prof. Ole Isacson, Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience at Harvard Medical School and Mass General HospitalSpotifyYouTubeLife8/20/20201369Novel mechanisms in Neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson's,  Lipid abnormalities, Cytokine storm, and inflammation, Spanish Flu and COVID similarities, and possible long term effects.
Prof. Jay Swaminathan, Professor of Operations at the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel HillSpotifyYouTubeSocial8/19/20201296Supplier diversity and Carbon footprint, Customer learning in Call centers, Net-metering and utility profits, Block Artificial Intelligence to prevent counterfeiting, and strategic effects of COVID shock on global supply Artificial Intelligence.
Prof. Elizabeth Krupinski, Professor and Vice-Chair of Research at Emory UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial8/18/20201306Telehealth in primary care and specialties, Home-health technologies Artificial Intelligence ding telehealth, Artificial Intelligence-assisted mammographic examinations, Patient photos Artificial Intelligence ding detection accuracy, Effects of fatigue on radiology residents, and Optimizing ergonomics for breast imaging.
Prof. Raghuram Iyengar, Professor of Marketing at the Wharton SchoolSpotifyYouTubeSocial8/17/20201329Effect of subscription programs,  price promotions and churn prevention programs on firm profitability, finding nonobvious Key Opinion Leaders to accelerate product diffusion,  and oral and written communications - how the medium shapes the message.
Dr. David Vequist, Founder and Director of the Center for Medical Tourism Research (CMTR)SpotifyYouTubeSocial8/16/20201347Medical & health tourism - modalities, and trends, service quality expectations, bundled contracting between employers and providers, and effects of the pandemic on the industry
Prof. Peter Rogan, Professor of Genome Bioinformatics at the University of Western OntarioSpotifyYouTubeLife8/14/20201346COVID - Identifying hotspots, mRNA splicing mutations, the proposed molecular mechanism for severe infections, and possible vaccines, and therapies
Mr. Lofred Madzou, Project Lead for AI at the World Economic ForumSpotifyYouTubeSocial8/12/20201312The Fourth Industrial Revolution, Artificial Intelligence driving the next revolution, Regulatory policy frameworks and pilot projects for policy for Artificial Intelligence
Dr. William H. Frey II, Senior Research Director of the Center for Memory & Aging at the HealthPartners Neuroscience CenterSpotifyYouTubeLife8/11/20201321Intranasal delivery of agents to the Artificial Intelligence, Adult stems cells and Insulin for treatment of Artificial Intelligence injury and degenerative diseases, Possible effects of COVID on the Artificial Intelligence, long term complications, and policy choices
Dr. Ralph Chami, Assistant Director, Institute for Capacity Development, the International Monetary FundSpotifyYouTubeSocial8/10/20201257significant negative effects on fragile countries and regions,  What is a Whale worth and how can we keep it?
Prof. Ben Albensi, Professor of pharmacology & therapeutics at the University of ManitobaSpotifyYouTubeLife8/7/20201303Neuroprotective and neurotoxic effects of Nuclear Factor kappa B ( NF-kB), Alzheimer's disease, Economic burden of dementia, Artificial Intelligence region and sex-specific alterations in mitochondrial function, Epigenetics and dietary impacts on spatial memory and Artificial Intelligence plasticity
Dr. Allyson Ettinger, Assistant professor in the Department of Linguistics at the University of ChicagoSpotifyYouTubePhysical8/6/20201329Artificial Intelligence waves and Natural Language Processing,  N400 amplitude and vector space model behavior,  Contextual embeddings in words, Composition in Sentence Vector Representations, and BERT, what it is Not.
Prof. Krishnanand Maillacheruvu, Professor of Civil Engineering and Construction at Bradley UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial8/5/20201283Rejuvenation of Rivers and Lakes in India, Policy in environmental choices, Cost externalization, Decentralized and small-scale wastewater treatment,  nutrient removal from wastewater,  and jumpstarting entrepreneurship through Marketplace Literacy. 
Prof. Gerry Leisman, Professor of Neuro and Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Haifa, IsraelSpotifyYouTubeLife8/4/20201309Neurological development of the young Artificial Intelligence,  The importance of educational process, content, and environment, Left/Right Artificial Intelligence specialization, Language, and Mathematics processing in the Artificial Intelligence.
Prof. Martin Kulldorff, Professor of medicine at Harvard Medical SchoolSpotifyYouTubeLife8/2/20202027Early detection of localized COVID/disease outbreaks, Age as the dominant consideration in COVID intervention strategy, and vaccine/drug surveillance strategies.
Prof. Sean Smith, Professor of computational nanomaterials science and technology at the Australian National University and Director of Australia’s national supercomputing facilitySpotifyYouTubePhysical7/31/20201254Computational Materials Sciences, Atomic-Scale Discoveries with Machine Learning, Hydrogen for storage and transport of energy, Hydrogen as the new natural gas
Dr. Pascal Paschos, Computational Scientist at the University of ChicagoSpotifyYouTubePhysical7/30/20201219Open Science Grid,  Distributed Computing, Midscale collaborations, South Pole Telescope, ENZO: Adaptive mesh code for Astrophysics, Hydrodynamic simulations, and Fraud Detection.
Prof. Christophe Faugère, Professor of Finance at the Kedge Business School, FranceSpotifyYouTubeSocial7/29/20201222Asset pricing methodology confusion, Required Yield Theory (RYT), Connectalism, Mindfulness, and Compassion in Finance
Prof. Orly Sade, Chair in Business Administration and Associate Professor of Finance, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.SpotifyYouTubeSocial7/28/20201265Personal finance decisions, Artificial Intelligence-based behavioral finance interventions, Robo-advising, Framing advisory fees, Funding biases and crowdfunding
Prof Amiyatosh Purnanandam, Professor of finance at the Ross School of Business at the University of MichiganSpotifyYouTubeSocial7/27/20201358Mortgage securitization, Measuring Bank Risk, Taxpayer returns from Artificial Intelligence, Dividends during a pandemic, and the principal-agent problem in structuring contracts with banks for Artificial Intelligence. 
Prof. William Baker, Professor and Journalist-in-Residence at Fordham University in NY.SpotifyYouTubeSocial7/25/20201258Demystifying the Business of Performing Arts, "Sacred," the movie, Learning from Germany on public media, and Organizations for people that succeed.
Prof Brian Wandell, Professor and Director of the Center for Cognitive and Neurobiological Imaging at Stanford University.SpotifyYouTubePhysical7/24/20201261Cognitive and Neurobiological Imaging, Human Connectome Project for disordered emotional states, Imaging systems for oral cancer screening, and Better camera designs for convolutional neural networks using synthetic images
Dr. Rouben Indjikian, adjunct professor of energy, and international economics at Webster University in Geneva, Switzerland.SpotifyYouTubeSocial7/23/20201272History of oil prices and possible future paths
Prof. Fernando Muzzio, Professor of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering at Rutgers UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical7/22/20201271Supply Artificial Intelligence risk in pharmaceutical manufacturing and the advantages of continuous manufacturing 
Prof. Dale Rogers, Professor of Business at Arizona State UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial7/21/20201286Logistics Manager's Index as a leading indicator of economic activity, Supply Artificial Intelligence Financing, and Effects of COVID on the global supply Artificial Intelligence
Prof. Azra Raza, Professor of Medicine and Director of the MDS Center at Columbia UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife7/20/20201384Cancer - why have we Artificial Intelligence led, and how can we get better? The quest to find and destroy the first cell to minimize human strife.
Dr. Omar Al-Ubaydli, Director of Research at Derasat, a think tank in the Kingdom of BahrainSpotifyYouTubeSocial7/19/20201218Reasons for the science-policy disconnect, statistical inference, threats to scalability, publication bias, and speculation on global economic effects of COVID.
Dr. Zeke Hernandez, Max and Bernice Garchik Family Presidential Associate Professor at the Wharton Business SchoolSpotifyYouTubeSocial7/18/20201213Effects of Immigrants on Firms’ Foreign Location Choice and Performance and Immigrant Entrepreneurs as Pathways to Foreign VC Investments
Prof. Robert Murphy, Professor of Computational Biology, Biomedical Engineering, and Machine Learning at Carnegie Mellon UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical7/17/20201346Artificial Intelligence, Automated Science, Self-driving Scientific Experimentation, Active Learning, High Throughput Screening, R&D optimization
Prof. Anees Chagpar, Professor in the Department of Surgery at Yale School of MedicineSpotifyYouTubeLife7/16/20201194Causes of Cancer, Healthcare access, Breast Cancer, Emerging Techniques in Breast Cancer Surgery, SHAVE trial
Prof. M. V. Lee Badgett, Professor of economics and co-director of the Center for Employment Equity at the University of Massachusetts AmherstSpotifyYouTubeSocial7/15/20201166The economic impact of LGBT rights in firms and countries, policy trends, wage gaps and reasons for optimism
Prof. Rory Cooper, Professor of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, and Orthopedic Surgery at the University of PittsburghSpotifyYouTubeSocial7/14/20201221Computer Assisted Mobility, Intelligent Wheel Artificial Intelligencer design, Human/Machine interactions, and Human Engineering Research Laboratories.
Prof. James Bashkin, Professor of Chemistry and Bio-Chemistry at the University of Missouri, St.Louis.SpotifyYouTubeLife7/11/20201229Cheaper and faster sterilization of PPE, HPV eliminating antiviral and anticancer agents,  Modulating DNA with polyamides, Green Chemistry 
Prof. Liran Carmel, Professor of Computational Biology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in IsraelSpotifyYouTubeLife7/9/20201434Human evolution, Out of Africa migrations, Neanderthals and Denisovans, DNA methylation effects on the body parts, Gene organizer, Epigenetics in assessing ancient environments and behavior of humans.
Mr. Joel Peterson, recently retired Chairman of JetBlue Airways, former Chairman of The Hoover Institution, and the Founder of Peterson PartnersSpotifyYouTubeSocial7/7/20201253Trust as an operating system, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Types of leaders, Entrepreneurial leadership, Creating successful companies and Startups 
Prof. Eleftherios Mylonakis, Professor of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology at Brown UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife7/6/20201249Antimicrobial research, surrogate invertebrate hosts, in vivo high throughput screening, methicillin-resistant MRSA, colonization, and the need for fast and accurate diagnostics.
Prof. Brian Keating, Professor of Physics at the Center for Astrophysics & Space Sciences at the University of California, San DiegoSpotifyYouTubePhysical7/4/20201308Background Imaging of Cosmic Extragalactic Polarization, Simons Observatory, Origins of the Universe, Hubble constant discrepancy, Multiverse 
Prof. Bart Selman, Professor of Computer Science at Cornell UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical7/2/20201274Artificial Intelligence, Artificial General Intelligence, Non-human Intelligence, Machine Reasoning, Policy, and the Artificial Intelligence future of society
Mr. Jim Jordan, Distinguished Service Professor of Healthcare & Biotechnology Management at Carnegie Mellon UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial7/1/20201267The start-up ecosystem in life sciences, Stakeholders in a start-up, Basic v/s translational research, and health systems 
Prof. Anup Malani, Professor at the University of Chicago Law School & Medical SchoolSpotifyYouTubeSocial6/30/20201236Adaptive control for COVID in India, A field experiment for health insurance in India, the evolution of influenza with vaccination
Prof. Steve Greenbaum, Professor of Physics at Hunter College in the City University of New YorkSpotifyYouTubePhysical6/27/20201272Battery technologies, species of electrolytes, materials science innovation, the safety of products, and the need for inclusion in education
Prof. Kenneth Kaitin, Professor of Public Health and Medicine at Tufts School of MedicineSpotifyYouTubeLife6/26/20201192Pharmaceutical R&D trends and costs, Value Artificial Intelligence paradigms, Basic v/s translational research, Investment needs, and COVID 19
Prof. Robert Bird, Professor of Business Law and the Chair in Business Ethics at the University of ConnecticutSpotifyYouTubeSocial6/25/20201340Future of business law, Corporate legal strategy, Turning compliance into a competitive advantage
Prof. David Ikenberry, Professor of Finance at the University of ColoradoSpotifyYouTubeSocial6/24/20201203Investment-q paradox,  persistent investment decline, Tobin's q decomposition, asset utilization as a driver of investment rate, and artificial Intelligence of common explanations.  
Prof. George Perry, Professor of Biology and Chemistry at The University of Texas at San AntonioSpotifyYouTubeLife6/23/20201218Alzheimer's disease, oxidative stress, mitochondria abnormalities, diagnostics, amyloid-beta plaques, aging
Prof. Richard Mammone, Professor of engineering and business at Rutgers University.SpotifyYouTubeSocial6/19/20201202Artificial Intelligence, Breast cancer diagnostics, Teleradiology, Social return to technology commercialization
Prof. Marion Nestle, Professor Emerita of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, at New York UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial6/18/20201215Food, Nutrition, Obesity, supply Artificial Intelligence, food security
Professor Stanley Litow of Columbia and Duke UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial6/17/20201198Public-private partnerships, education systems, ethics and leadership 
Prof. Stephen Hinshaw, Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley and Professor of Psychiatry at UCSFSpotifyYouTubeLife6/16/20201277Mental illnesses, stigma, ADHD, design of education, Berkeley girls longitudinal study 
Dr. Sara Abiola, Assistant Professor of Health Policy & Management at the Columbia Mailman School of Public HealthSpotifyYouTubeSocial6/15/20201237Hunger in America, SNAP/Food Stamps, SSTAR Act, Obesity, Decision-making
Dr. John S. Lyons, Professor of Health Management and Policy at the University of KentuckySpotifyYouTubeSocial6/14/20201272Population health, Transformational Collaborative Outcomes Management (TCOM).
Prof. Mehdi Anwar, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of ConnecticutSpotifyYouTubePhysical6/13/20201269Memristors, Neuromorphic Computing, Mysteries of the Artificial Intelligence and the future of Computing 
Prof. Bruce Mizarch, Professor of Economics at Rutgers UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial6/12/20201274Microstructures of financial markets, order routing, high-frequency trading, oil prices  .....
Dr. Scott Friedman, the Dean for Therapeutic Discovery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount SinaiSpotifyYouTubeLife6/11/20201197Causes of chronic liver diseases, emerging treatments, COVID
Prof. Jeffrey Townsend of Yale School of Public Health and Yale UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife6/9/20201372Evolution of cancer, plague, pandemics, COVID, policymaking under uncertainty, Artificial Intelligence
Prof. Warren Powell of Operations Research and Financial Engineering at Princeton UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial6/6/20201382Decisions under uncertainty, Artificial Intelligence, shocks, supply Artificial Intelligence, and autonomous vehicles
Prof. Julia Lane, Professor at NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public ServiceSpotifyYouTubeSocial6/3/20201447Democratizing our data - A manifesto. Improving the design of metrics, collection of data, analysis and decision-making at the federal level
Dr. Ian Williams, author, sculptor and biochemist.SpotifyYouTubeSocial5/30/20201269Humans, bacteria, Intelligence, consciousness, life and everything else
Dr.Pierre Etienne, co-Director of the Alzheimer’s disease prevention program at McGill UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife5/24/20201537COVID, clinical trial processes, pharmaceutical R&D, vaccine development, use of preventative medications, Alzheimer's disease, PTSD