Sinopsis

Our goal is to bring evidence-based science stories and angles on science specifically of interest to the female-gendered audience. That audience might be XY or XXY or XYY or XO or XX and that gender might vary from day to day, but all are welcome here. Biology doesn't offer a shorthand for "female gender," but if you're feeling XX-y with or without a double X, we've got science for you.

Episodios

  • Beyond the Post: Laura Newman

    Beyond the Post: Laura Newman

    20/03/2013 Duración: 16min

    Welcome to Double X Science Beyond the Post: Laura Newman with host Adrienne Roehrich. Laura wrote the article HIV+ doesn’t mean you can’t have children, which appeared on March 11, 2013. We chatted about the topic on March 13. Visit http://www.doublexscience.org/hiv-doesnt-mean-you-cant-have-children/ to read the post.

  • HIV and Pregnancy, Rare Earth Metals, and Mitochondrial Autism

    HIV and Pregnancy, Rare Earth Metals, and Mitochondrial Autism

    18/03/2013 Duración: 15min

    Welcome to the Double X Science podcast for Friday, March 15, 2013 with hosts Adrienne Roehrich, chemistry editor, and Emily Willingham, editor-in-chief. We discuss the five posts of the week, with special emphasis on Laura Newman's post 'HIV+ doesn't mean you can't have children.' We also discuss the posts at Double X Science Jr, highlighting Rare Earth Metals. We wrap up with a brief discussion about a study using an African Sleeping Sickness medication to treat mitochondrial autism shown in a mice study. Our blog posts can be found at: http://www.doublexscience.org/hiv-doesnt-mean-you-cant-have-children/ http://www.doublexscience.org/when-it-comes-to-height-we-tend-to-get-what-we-want/ http://www.doublexscience.org/a-brontosaurus-for-you/ http://www.doublexscience.org/gluten-sensitivity/ http://www.doublexscience.org/a-dislocation-of-mind/ http://doublexsciencejr.blogspot.com/2013/03/dont-stop-playing.html http://doublexsciencejr.blogspot.com/2013/03/rare-earth-elements.html

  • International Womens Day

    International Women's Day

    10/03/2013 Duración: 09min

    Welcome to Double X Science podcast recorded March 9, 2013. This wee's host is Adrienne Roehrich, Chemistry Editor. Topics covered are posts of the week, with emphasis on International Women's Day. www.doublexscience.org doublexsciencejr.blogspot.com

  • Music, Videos, and Disease

    Music, Videos, and Disease

    04/03/2013 Duración: 15min

    Welcome to Double X Science podcast recorded March 1, 2013. Co-hosts this week are Adrienne Roehrich, Chemistry Editor, and Jeanne Garbarino, Biology Editor. Topics covered are posts of the week, with emphasis on "Why do we feel music?" for Double X Science and chemistry demonstration videos for Double X Science Jr. We also cover two articles of news this week. The first is about an article we featured on our Double X Science Facebook page about Celiac's Disease and wheat allergies. The second story is about using an established method for a new purpose - to find counterfeit anti-malarial medicines. News stories can be found at: http://mobile.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/medical_examiner/2013/02/gluten_free_diet_distinguishing_celiac_disease_wheat_allergy_and_gluten.html http://cen.acs.org/articles/91/web/2013/02/Finding-Fake-Antimalarial-Drugs-Without.html Double X Science blog posts mentioned can be found at: http://www.doublexscience.org/the-vaginal-ecosystem-its-real-and-its-magnificent/ htt

  • Mary Ingalls, a Woman and Scientist in Africa, and Whales

    Mary Ingalls, a Woman and Scientist in Africa, and Whales

    25/02/2013 Duración: 14min

    Welcome to Double X Science podcast recorded Feb 23, 2013. Co-hosts this week are Adrienne Roehrich, Chemistry Editor, and Jeffrey Perkel, Tech Editor. Topics covered are posts of the week, with emphasis on "What blinded Mary Ingalls?" and "#DispatchesDNLee: Handling Lady Business in the Field" for Double X Science and Whale Week for Double X Science Jr. We also cover two articles of news this week, the possible federal funding of "the brain project" and the calculation of counting Calories. News stories can be found at http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/18/science/project-seeks-to-build-map-of-human-brain.html and http://news.sciencemag.org/sciencenow/2013/02/have-we-been-miscounting-calorie.html. Blog posts mentioned can be found at: http://www.doublexscience.org/is-there-a-season-for-births/ http://www.doublexscience.org/what-blinded-mary-ingalls/ http://www.doublexscience.org/dispatchesdnlee-handling-lady-business-in-the-field/ http://www.doublexscience.org/i-am-mental-illness-a-quarter-century-chronicle/ h

  • Protons, procrastination, and cosmic rays

    Protons, procrastination, and cosmic rays

    18/02/2013 Duración: 14min

    Welcome to Double X Science podcast recorded Feb 15, 2013. Co-hosts this week are Adrienne Roehrich, Chemistry Editor, and Matthew Francis, Physics Editor. Topics covered are posts of the week, with emphasis on "How big is a proton?" and "Notable Women in Science: Historical Biochemists" for Double X Science and "The Science of Procastination" for Double X Science Jr. We also cover one piece of news this week, the origin of cosmic rays. Blog posts mentioned can be found at www.doublexscience.org

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