Synapse Science Podcast
By Alexa Erdogan
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The Synapse Science Podcast is a science & society podcast that highlights the interdisciplinary and socioculturally diverse attributes of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. Hosted by Alexa Erdogan and often joined by a multitude of wonderful guests from various fields of science.
||CleanEverybody Has A Brain with Alie Caldwell||We chat with special guest, Alie Caldwell, about her fascination with the brain and the cells in it that give rise to her online nickname, Alie Astrocyte. We also chat about Neuro Transmissions (the educational YouTube channel she co-created and runs...||6/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPer Aspera Ad Astra with Rose DF||We're joined by science enthusiast and advocate, Rose DF (@_Astro_Nerd_), to chat about our passion for science and space, her struggles and experiences on her journey into STEM, and her science communication projects (like ChickTech). Show notes...||5/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDiving Into the Depths of SciComm with Melissa C. Marquez||We chat with special guest, Melissa Cristina Marquez, about her research with sharks and her dive into science communication, through the Fins United Initiative and the ConCienca Azul podcast. Show notes & transcripts can be found on our website...||4/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTackling Math Phobia with Saramoira Shields||Do you cringe at the very mention of mathematics? Have you ever thought you might not be "good enough" to do math or science? Special guest Saramoira Shields talks to us about how to tackle our math phobia & realize our own mathematical potential....||3/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Be a Gique with Danielle Olson and Ashli Polanco||We're joined by two of the founders of Gique, a non-profit educational organization that brings interdisciplinary opportunities to youths in the Boston area. Danielle Olson & Ashli Polanco share their journey of how their backgrounds & their...||9/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScience Journalism & Boosting Women's Voices in STEM with Eleanor Cummins||Science journalist, Eleanor Cummins, discusses her interdisciplinary work in science and culture. We also talked about the movement to promote more female science communicators, as well as the need to highlight stories written for women and relevant...||6/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBiological Design with Alec Sullivan||On this special episode of the podcast, we have an enlightening conversation with friend and colleague, Alec Sullivan, on the nature of biological design. From bioluminescent trees to Amazon's new biodome building, we chat about the spectrum of...||8/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Growing Problem of Space Debris||We're back for another season! In this episode, we go through a basic rundown on the current state of space debris, the reality of its danger, and what we can do to solve our growing space junk problem. Show notes for this episode can be found at...||7/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhen Science & Painting Collide||We top off the first season of the podcast with a…||11/23/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Reality of Head Transplants||In this episode, we take a look at the body of ev…||10/7/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Genius is in the Giraffe||What do a Swiss engineer, a giraffe, and a German…||9/11/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean3D Printing in Medicine||SciRL is a new segment exploring scientific appli…||8/13/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNew Horizons Pluto Flyby||We're back v2.0! Join us on an enchanting adventu…||7/29/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScientists Attempt to Genetically Edit Human Embryos||Scientists from China have recently published research on their attempts to genetically modify human embryos. Emphasis on the word "attempts". What exactly did they do and why is it causing such a stir? Find the show notes for this episode on http://syn||4/24/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScientific Study Reports There are Too Many Scientific Studies||Meanwhile in the land of scientometrics, a new sc…||3/21/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUndergraduate Research with Krittika D'Silva & Heena Panjwani||More research! More undergraduates! More guests! …||3/11/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDouble Jeopardy - Women of Color in STEM||In honor of Black History Month, this episode of …||2/16/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUndergraduate Research with Terence Leach & Elizabeth Chang||Starting off with a special episode of the podcast in an ongoing series dedicated to undergraduate research! In this episode, we sat down and chatted with undergraduates Terence Leach & Elizabeth Chang about their experiences with undergrad...||2/3/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
A First Rate Science Podcast
I listen to many science podcasts. In fact, I produce one myself. Synapse Science hits the mark by being both an easy listen and always interesting. The topics are thoroughly researched and Alexa’s presentation is polished, yet natural.
I highly recommend this podcast.
Science Made Accessible
Science is the one area of our society where complexity is both innate to the system and a barrier to those who are not already inside but wish to understand. This podcast helps remove those barriers and also highlights some of the interesting things happening in our brave new world. If you like science and want to know more about it, definitely subsribe to this podcast!