Cocaine, Salmon, and Chemicals of the Puget Sound with Dr. James Meador

March 28, 2017

What happens when salmon in the Puget Sound get exposed to cocaine, lipid control medicines, and anti-depressants? We called Dr. James Meador from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency to find out!

Are we better off a little bit dirty? A conversation with Dr. Brett Finlay

February 17, 2017

On this episode, we talked with Dr. Brett Finlay, author of “Let Them Eat Dirt”, about the fascinating world of microbes. Dr. Finlay’s research focuses on how bacteria and other tiny microorganisms living in and on us might not be all bad. In this episode, we caught up with him in New York City to learn about fecal transplants and asthma, and to get some new evidence in the never-ending dogs vs. cats debate.