WHERE TO WATCH
Good News: October 7th Edition
October 7, 2020
Hena Doba and Azia Celestino discuss a plastic-eating enzyme, and an historic achievement by two female scientists.
Haunted Houses Keep The Scares Going Despite Social Distancing
Oct 7, 2020
2 Scientists Win Nobel Chemistry Prize for Gene-Editing Tool
Frenchwoman Emmanuelle Charpentier and American Jennifer A. Doudna developed a method known as CRISPR-cas9 that can be used to alter the DNA of animals, plants, and microorganisms.
Oct 1, 2018
2018 Nobel Chemistry Prize Goes To...
The 2018 Nobel Prize in chemistry awarded to three scientists for their work that harnessed the power of evolutionary biology. Science News Senior Writer Tina Saey explains what this means for the future of science research.
Oct 6, 2017
Why Your Body May Be Out of Whack
Yasmin Tayag, Science Editor at Inverse.com, joins Cheddar to talk about some of the Nobel Prize winners announced this week. In particular, three researchers won a prize for discovering the body's circadian rhythm. What does that mean? Your body creates certain proteins that build up over the day and those proteins are responsible for the ebb and flow of your energy. Researchers actually studied this trend in fruit flies and noticed they were sleeping more during hot days and bright days. This could be one reason humans feel tired during the day. But will we change our sleeping habits? Tayag doesn't seem to think so, but she does believe that naps are a good idea! Plus, how one discovery of the black hole is opening up news ways to explore the universe.