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Philip Zimbardo, Psychologist; Author, The Lucifer Effect and The Time Paradox (11/12/2008)

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The Time Paradox
 

Philip Zimbardo, Psychologist; Author, The Lucifer Effect and The Time Paradox Read more »

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Claire Kremen, Honey Bee Pollination Crisis: Can Native Bees Take up the Slack? (1/13/2009)

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Claire Kremen, Conservation Ecologist, UC Berkeley; 2007 MacArthur Honoree

Monoculture farming leaves us highly dependent on honey bees, whose pollination affects 75 percent of fruits and vegetables and 30 percent of all food production. However, managed hives are being wiped out by colony collapse disorder at an alarming rate. Kremen will discuss how wild bees can boost the effectiveness of managed hives and play a critical role in pollinating the crops that keep California’s economy humming. Read more »

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Neil deGrasse Tyson: The Demotion of a Planet, and Hate Mail from Third Graders (2/5/2009)

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Neil deGrasse Tyson, Director, Hayden Planetarium; Author, The Pluto Files
Brian Hackney, CBS5 Science Editor; Correspondent, "Eye on the Bay" - Moderator Read more »

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Rob Dunbar: Global Climate Change in the Decades Ahead: Fact Versus Fiction (10/8/2008)

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Rob Dunbar, Professor of Earth Science, Senior Fellow, Stanford’s Woods Institute for the Environment and Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies

Dunbar takes a fresh look at the controversy surrounding the global warming crisis. He discusses unprecedented changes in the environment, focusing on air-sea interactions, tropical marine ecosystems, polar climate and the transfer of chemicals between organisms and environments. Read more »

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Innovation and Opportunity from Crisis: The Future Emerges

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Innovation and Opportunity from Crisis: The Future Emerges

Paul Saffo, Technology Forecaster and Futurist
David Ewing Duncan, Contributing Editor and Columnist, Conde Nast Portfolio; Chief Correspondent, NPR's "Biotech Nation"; Director, UC Berkeley Center forLife Science Policy; Author, Experimental Man – Moderator
Drew Endy, Synthetic Biologist, Stanford University
Jonathan Wolfson, CEO, Solazyme
Richard Dare, CEO, Pacific Rim Partners Read more »

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Jonah Lehrer: Inside My Mind - The Science of Decisions (2/19/2009)

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Jonah Lehrer, Author, How We Decide and Proust Was a Neuroscientist; Editor At Large, Seed Magazine; Blogger, The Frontal Cortex Read more »

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The Evolution of the Dominant Animal, Paul R. Ehrlich, Bing Professor of Population Studies

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PAUL EHRLICH


Bing Professor of Population Studies, Department of Biology, Stanford; Author, The Dominant Animal


In conversation with Moira Gunn, host, NPR's BioTech Nation Read more »

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Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage: Bust a Myth

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Bust a Myth: Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, Hosts of hit television series, "MythBusters"

In conversation with Moira Gunn, Host, NPR’s "Tech Nation"

Does the Bermuda Triangle defy the laws of physics? Are banana peels really as slippery as they are in slapstick comedy? Finally, a television show that makes science cool.

This program was recorded in front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club of California on August 6th, 2009

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Making the Web Work for Science (7/28/2009)

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Tim O'Reilly, Founder, O'Reilly Media
Stephen Friend, Founder, Sage
Jimmy Wales, Founder, Wikipedia
John Wilbanks, VP, Science Commons Read more »

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Simon Winchester: Atlantic – The Biography of an Ocean (11/14/2010)

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Simon Winchester, Author, Krakatoa, The Professor and the Madman and Atlantic: A Biography of the Ocean
Brian Hackney, Science Editor and Host of "Eye on the Bay," CBS5 - Moderator Read more »

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