Aaron Freeman, Artist in Residence Dishes About Science
Meet Aaron Freeman, writer/producer, science commentator and funnyman. Former host of both NPR’s weekly talk show Metropolis, and WTTW’s Chicago Tomorrow, a weekly science-and-health half-hour magazine. Aaron will be sharing his take on a variety of science topics through posts and videos.
YC Rat DNA: Uptown, Downtown, and Midtown with Peggy Mason, PhD
University of Chicago neurobiologist Peggy Mason talks with her Brain Buddies Podcast co-host Aaron Freeman about recent research by Fordham University Ph.D. candidate Matthew Comb. Comb and his team collected scores of rats from different neighborhoods in Manhattan and analyzed their DNA. Their work shows identifiable differences in the SNPs (Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms) of rats in different areas of the island. They hope their findings will help the Mayor DeBlasio et al diminish the big apple's rodent population.
Interview with Dr. Brian Nord: Science Education = Social Justice?
Aaron interviews WTTW's Chicago Tonight ace correspondent Elizabeth Brackett on the Army Corps latest plans to stop the asian carp invasion. Watch on our Facebook page here.
Eclipse Moment of Totality
Aaron ventures out to Bloomsdale, MO for a once in a lifetime view of the stunning solar eclipse. Listen to his account of the moment of Totality (when the moon completely blocks the sun) on WBEZ here.
Antibiotic Hunters: Discovering Drugs in the Ocean
Aaron Freeman dives in with Brian Murphy, Ph.D., to get to the bottom of antibiotic hunting in our waters. The program will take place at the Radler on Tuesday, July 11. Take a watch and join us live at the program.
Supplement Caveat Emptor
Meet Alyssa Tonsing-Carter, Ph.D., who will talk dietary suppliments and their regulation--or lack thereof--at our June 13 Speakeasy at the Radler. Aaron catches up with her before the program:
Fermilab's First Black Particle Physicist - Dr. Herman B. White
Dr. Herman Brenner White was the first African-American physicist hired by Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. He is also the first African American to have a scientific equation bear his name; the Stefansky-White Model for Neutrino Production. For Black History Month, Chicago Council on Science and Technology Artist in Residence Aaron Freeman talks with Dr. White about the role of race in his journey from rural Tuskegee, Alabama to one of the world's top physics facilities.
Sciencing Valentine's Day
C2ST's Aaron Freeman Shares Comedic Viwew on Science
Aaron made his way out to Deerfield to visit with and present to the staff at Magellan Corporation. The President of Magellan Corporation, Bob Arthur, sits on our Board of Directors. For pictures and their press release please check out their site.
The Secret Lives of Female Chimpanzees - Dr. Melissa E. Thompson
A Gym Rat's Guide to Chimpanzee Fitness
What We Got That Chimps Ain't Got: Grandmothers!
Collecting Chimp Urine: The Worst Job In Science?
Why Are Female Chimps So Sexually Promiscuous?
Parasitic Mind Control & Suicidal Love
The Tales Doctors Tell - Michael Green MD
Dr. Herman White on "The Physics of Attraction"
A Neuroscience Professor talks about the movie "Concussion"
Annals Graphic Medicine: The Last Ride of Mo Rosenzweig
#Isis vs The US The Battle of Hypothalami #parisattacks
Robert Sapolsky #Religion & #Schizophrenia
Interview with Dr. Paula Skye Tallman Part 1
#Neuroscience of Chicago #Cubs Fans
Best Day of My Life in Russian w/#Cardiology!
How Laughing Leads to Learning:
#Asthma, #Comics & Metaphor w/Dr. AlexThomas
Toxicologist Ric Newman talks #GMOs
Rodents and Racism
ISIS vs the US - The Battle of Hypothalami
When Playing Sports is Bad For Your Brain
Annals Graphic Medicine: 50 Shades of Gray Matter
The Neurobiology of The Incredible Hulk
No joke! Comedian helps masses appreciate science
Highland Park comedian tackles the humor in science
GarageBand, gTar and how technology can help turn you into a musician
How Creating Comics Can Make Doctors better – 60 Seconds With Comic Nurse MK Czerwiec
A Gastroenterologist chats about The Enteric Nervous System
Take the Chicago Neuroscience Quiz!
President Obama is aging only as fast as the rest of us. A local scientist conducted the research, and our Artist in Residence, Aaron Freeman, spoke with him about his findings: