The Show About Science

By Nate

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Hosted by second grader Nate Butkus, The Show About Science is an awesome adventure into the wondrous world of scientific research and discovery! Each episode is filled with fascinating information from scientists and educators around the globe. Together, Nate and his guests explore everything from chemistry to climate change, evolution to extraterrestrials, and human brains to bat biology. If you’re a curious kid, then this is the show for you! For more episodes of The Show About Science, try the Pinna iOS app for free today! Pinna is the home of quality audio stories and podcasts for kids ages 4-12 (and their adults!). For unlimited access to ad-free, immersive, interactive, and 360° audio-on-demand, download Pinna in the App Store or visit pinna.fm/promo.

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056: 3D Printed Organs with Anthony Atala
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When organs like kidneys and livers fail, it can be scary—especially for kids. But the science of regenerative medicine, where new organs are created from a patient's own cells and tissue, is a promising new field in medicine. Dr. Anthony Atala is the Director of the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine and he joins Nate on this episode to talk about how new organs can be created in the lab using 3D printers.
Aug 01, 2018
055: Cicada Killer Wasps with Blake Newton
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Last summer, Nate was walking to the train when he spotted a giant wasp carrying a cicada. Later he discovered that the insect he saw was a cicada killer wasp. These insects will paralyze cicadas with their venomous sting, but luckily rarely sting humans. Blake Newton is an entomologist at the University of Kentucky. He joins Nate on this episode of The Show About Science to talk about these fascinating creatures.
Jul 18, 2018
054: Rust and Corrosion with David Shoesmith
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David Shoesmith is a professor of electrochemistry and corrosion science at the University of Western Ontario in Canada. He joins Nate on this episode of The Show About Science to explain why metal rusts and how it corrodes. They also talk about an experiment that you can conduct at home to see rust form. 
Jul 04, 2018