Spinning Logic #133 – Thomas Seyfried

Spinning Logic #133 – Thomas Seyfried

Thomas Seyfried is Professor of Biology at Boston College where his research is exploring new alternative methods of treating and managing chronic diseases such as epilepsy and cancer. He wrote the groundbreaking treatise, “Cancer as a Metabolic Disease: on the Origin, Management and Prevention of Cancer”, and he joins us today to discuss non-toxic ways to treat, manage and prevent disease. Guest: Connect with Thomas Seyfried by reading his book Cancer as a Metabolic Disease: on the Origin, Management and Prevention of Cancer and be sure to watch his talks on Youtube and follow him on the Twitters, @tnseyfried Show Notes: • Tripping over the Truth: How the Metabolic Theory of Cancer Is Overturning One of Medicine’s Most Entrenched Paradigms • Cancer as a Metabolic Disease: on the Origin, Management and Prevention of Cancer • United States incarceration rate • Glutamine: A novel approach to chemotherapy-induced toxicity • Could a Change in Diet Cure Your Dog’s Cancer? • Single Cause Single Cure...
Spinning Logic #132 – Erik Vance

Spinning Logic #132 – Erik Vance

Erik Vance is a writer whose work focuses on the human element of science. He has written for the New York Times, Scientific American and National geographic to name a few. He is the author of the book “Suggestible You: The Curious Science of Your Brain’s Ability to Deceive, Transform, and Heal.” In this podcast we discuss the power (and limitations!) of the placebo effect, why science focuses on the mechanism over the miracle of it and how it will play a huge part in the future of medicine. Guest: Connect with Erik Vance on the Twitters @ErikVance and check out his book Suggestible You: The Curious Science of Your Brain’s Ability to Deceive, Transform, and Heal. Show Notes: • TED TALK • Your body language may shape who you are • Clever Hans • Placebo by proxy: the effect of parents’ beliefs on therapy for children’s temper tantrums. • False Memory • Hippocratic Oath • Broken heart syndrome • Timeline: the Kennedy Curse • A Dad Takes His Son To The Doctor And Discovers Fear Of Vaccines • Zipf’s Law • In the Depths of the Oceans, Human Activities Are Beginning to Take Their Toll • In Search of the Lost Empire of the...
Spinning Logic #131 – Denis Noble

Spinning Logic #131 – Denis Noble

Denis Noble is Emeritus Professor of Cardiovascular Physiology at Oxford University. He developed the first viable mathematical model of the working heart. He has been listed as one of the top 100 scientists and a pioneer in the field of Systems biology. His most recent book “The Music of Life” tackles the big issue of how biologists should seek to understand life itself. In this podcast we discuss the rhythms of life itself, the intelligence of evolution and the question of ‘self’. Guest: Connect with Denis Noble by reading The Music of Life – Biology Beyond Genes & Dance to the Tune of Life. Show Notes: • The Blind Watchmaker • Hippocampus • How trees talk to each other • Differential Equation • Rhythms of Life Conference • Oxford Trobadors • Human Genome Project • 23andME.com • The Music of Life – Biology Beyond Genes • Dance to the Tune of...
Spinning Logic #130 – Gray Bright

Spinning Logic #130 – Gray Bright

Gray Bright is a Robotic engineer by education, technology executive by day and talk show host by night. He has been involved the design, manufacture and launch of 1,500+ electronic hardware and software products. He is the host of his own late night talk show on Youtube called “The Tomorrow Show”. You can catch him live streaming every Wednesday night. Guest: Connect with Gray Bright by visiting GrayBright.com, following him on the gram @GrayBright, the Twitters @GrayBright, LinkedIn, and the Facebook. Also you can sign up at robotglitch.com and be the first to know about Gray’s new media network. Show Notes: • • CRISPR • Idiocracy • Kaiser Chiefs – Never Miss A Beat • What’s so special about Elon Musk? • Vsauce YouTube • Daytona USA • The DIY Engineer Who Built a Nuclear Reactor • Soylent • Nerdist • Spinning Logic 129 – Connie...
Spinning Logic #129 – Connie Reese

Spinning Logic #129 – Connie Reese

Connie Reese leads Public Relations for the James Webb Space Telescope and Civil Space at the Space Park Center of Excellence at Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, a premier provider of manned and unmanned aircraft, space systems and advanced technologies critical to our nation’s security and advancement of our rich history of exploration. In this podcast we the impact the James Webb telescope will have on our understanding of the universe, the impact Northrop Grumman has had on the advancement of technology and the delicate nature of putting major projects like these together. Guest: Connect with Connie by spreading the excitement of space exploration 🙂 Show Notes: • Hubble Gallery • Who is James Webb? • James Webb Telescope • Spinning Logic #127 – Kate Fehlhaber • The First Targets of the James Webb Telescope Have Been Announced • Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit • Wes Bush • Images of the Full-Scale Model of JWST • National Air and Space...
Spinning Logic #128 – Harry Campbell

Spinning Logic #128 – Harry Campbell

Harry Campbell is a former Aerospace Engineer and the fonder of TheRideShareguy.com dedicated to help people looking to start working as a rideshare professional and to help those already working in the industry to maximize profits. Harry has quickly established himself as one of the top rideshare experts with appearances in hundreds of top media publications and his site is trafficked by hundreds of thousands of visitors every month. Today Harry joins us to discuss the recent return of Uber and Lyft to my home base Austin Tx. Guest: Connect with Harry Campbell by visiting his site Rideshareguy.com, following him on Twitter @TheRideshareGuy and on the Facebook. Show Notes: • How Surge Works? • Rideshareguy.com • Uber just made it way easier to see your rating in the app • Uber and Lyft to leave Austin after losing vote on fingerprinting • Why Uber Doesn’t Want a Built-In Tipping Option • What is the most popular car for Uber drivers? • A new video shows Uber CEO Travis Kalanick arguing with a driver over...