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  • ALS Medication, Mummy Sounds, and Universal Genetic Rhythms

    26 OCT 2020 · In this episode of Cell Cultured, Sid returns after 7 months to update the status of the podcast. He also discusses recent advancements in ALS research, talking mummies, and newly discovered biological rhythms.
    30m 24s
  • Pigeon Bots and Corpse Compost

    11 MAR 2020 · In this episode of Cell Cultured, Sid and Neeshil discuss robots with flapping wings and the morbid idea of using human bodies as compost.
    26m 41s
  • Migrating Parasites, Grenade Launching Jellyfish, and New Electronic Matter

    27 FEB 2020 · In this episode of Cell Cultured, Sid and Neeshil discuss biological phenomenons such as parasites moving from mother to baby and jellyfish launching stinging cells. They also dive into the field of physics and talk about how a revolutionary discovery of a new electronic state of matter could change quantum physics and even lead to the future.
    38m 17s
  • Mental Illness Gene, Cooking Physics, and Coronavirus Vaccine

    20 FEB 2020 · In this episode of Cell Cultured, Sid and Neeshil discuss a gene linked to mental illness and using physics to perfect cooking. They also talk about Pitt's efforts to create a Coronavirus vaccine.
    50m 49s
  • Memory, Coronavirus, and Mucus Mechanics

    13 FEB 2020 · In this episode of Cell Cultured, Sid and Neeshil discuss the role of a vital brain cell in forgetting memories. They also take a deeper dive into science at Pitt when they discuss Pitt's role in the Coronavirus effort and studies of mucus in its cellular environment and how it relates to cancer.
    34m 32s
  • Mosquito Antibodies, Organs on Chips, and Killer Sea Phages

    11 FEB 2020 · In this episode of Cell Cultured, Sid and now co-host Neeshil discuss the use of antibodies to eradicate disease spread by mosquitoes and organ systems modeled on microchips. They also talk about how sea phages, collected by students all over the country including at Pitt, were used to treat a nasty bacterial infection.
    50m 52s
  • Vaping, Fake Meat, and Worms and Lifespan

    20 NOV 2019 · In this episode of Cell Cultured, Sid is joined by producer Neeshil as guest host to discuss a terrifying consequence of vaping and a recent discovery in genetics using worm models. They also dig deeper into plant-based meat.
    55m 1s
  • Schizophrenia, CRISPR Controversies, and Heart Valves

    11 NOV 2019 · In this episode of Cell Cultured, Sid and Kyle discuss two new hot topics in genetics: schizophrenia genes and recent gene editing controversies. They also talk about a new innovation that could replace current interventions for heart valve disease.
    36m 21s
  • Environmentalism, Coffee, and Plastic

    23 OCT 2019 · In this episode of Cell Cultured, Sid and Kyle discuss a recent finding about California wildfires in light of the recent surge in environmentalism and climate change discussion. They also talk about the health benefits and risks of coffee and caffeine and Pitt's efforts in making plastic production better for the environment.
    38m 21s
  • DNA, Essential Oils, and Weed Breathalyzer

    9 OCT 2019 · In the first episode of Cell Cultured, Sid and Kyle deliberate over the effect of a surprising discovery regarding the structure of DNA on the field of biology and delve into recently popularized essential oils. They also talk about a novel weed breathalyzer invented by Pitt's own researchers.
    31m 36s
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