Ask a Scientist Episode #3: Climate Change Impacts on the Oceans

In this episode, Dave explores the impact of climate change on the world’s oceans with Heather Goldstone, host of “Living Lab on the Point,” from WCAI on Cape Cod. Heather and Dave discuss how changing oceans could affect everything from the ocean’s composition to the animals that live in the seas. Can you imagine Cape Cod with no cod? That day may be coming.

Ask a Scientist, Episode #2: Birds, Bears, and the Arctic

Arctic wildlife expert Steven Brown talks about his work tracking wildlife in the arctic, including the time he was stalked by a particularly unfriendly bear. Host Dave McGlinchey also talks with Brown about his upcoming expeditions tracking birds, and the tension between wildlife preservation and oil drilling.

Ask a Scientist, Episode #1: Concussions!

In the inaugural episode, host Dave McGlinchey explores the science of concussions with Mark Burns, who runs the Laboratory for Brain Injury and Dementia at Georgetown University. How can we tell when someone has suffered a concussion? Could you have had a concussion and not know it? And how do concussions affect brain health?