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View Resource National Academy of Sciences: InterViews

The National Academy of Sciences has over 2000 members, and they have all distinguished themselves in one of the many learned fields, ranging from biology to geography. In an attempt to offer the general public insights into the lives and careers of some of their members, they have created the InterViews website. As its name implies, the site consists of "first-person accounts of the lives and...
View Resource Q&A

The C-SPAN series "Q & A" brings together "interesting people who are making things happen in politics, the media, education, and science & technology in hour-long conversations about their lives and their work." The program started in 2004, and visitors can view all of the past episodes here, along with taking in the latest edition of this engaging program. Visitors can look at This Sunday to...

View Resource Science Update: African American Scientists

Produced by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Science Update devotes itself to reporting a variety of scientific, technological, and medical topics via free online podcasts and radio broadcasting. Listeners can call in to the station or submit an online form to ask relevant science questions, which are then answered and investigated in 60-second podcasts or radio...

View Resource Video & Sound Gallery: National Institutes of Health

Visitors with an interest in the operations of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will find much to keep their attention on this site, where visitors can learn about the activities of the NIH director. The current director, Dr. Francis Collins, maintains an ambitious public relations schedule that finds him offering expert comment on a range of health policy matters. Through this video and...

View Resource Carry the One Radio

Carry the One Radio is a monthly podcast that provides 20-30 minute interviews with scientists of all disciplines. Produced by a group of graduate students at the University of California-San Francisco, Carry the One Radio addresses a wide variety of topics ranging from traumatic brain injury to how the immune system can become re-engineered. Other podcasts address the science of taste, how hyena...

View Resource Science Sessions Podcast

From the renowned, multi-disciplinary science journal PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences) comes the Science Sessions. Each of these short podcasts features interviews with scientists (many of whom are members of the National Academy of Sciences) who have discovered a number of fascinating topics. Recent episodes include a conversation with biologist Eve Marder about what the...

View Resource People Behind the Science Podcast

Hosted by neuroscientists Marie McNeely, People Behind the Science is a podcast that aims "to inspire current and future scientists, share the different paths to a successful career in science, educate the general population on what scientists do, and show the human side of science." In each episode, McNeely interviews a different scientist about their research and the day-to-day work that makes...

View Resource Real Scientists

For Twitter users, along with fans of science journalism, Real Scientists is "a rotational Twitter account featuring scientists, researchers, clinicians, writers, communicators, and policymakers talking about their lives and their work." Each week, Real Scientists invites a different scientific expert to "curate" their Twitter account, providing links and commentary about recent scientific news...

View Resource Astrobiology at NASA: The Ask an Astrobiologist Show

The Ask an Astrobiologist Show from NASA features a series of live interviews in which the general public is invited to submit questions to a guest astrobiologist. Since its launch in November 2016, the program just recently completed its twelfth interview with Dr. Shawn Domagal-Goldman of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center on March 20, 2018. The show is hosted by Sanjoy Som - a planetary...