May 8th, 2013 by takingstock
When early microbiologists were improving the microscope, one of the first things they looked at was sperm. Today, researchers are still interested in the odd movements of sperm cells.
In a new experiment, UCLA researcher Dr. Aydogan Ozcan used 3D imaging equipment to study horse and human sperm cells. In this podcast, Ozcan explains how this research could change animal breeding.
Feb 27th, 2013 by takingstock
Dr. Robert Brackett, a food safety expert, tells us about new technologies that can protect food safety. He also talks about his work in Washington D.C. and the importance of "food defense."
Feb 13th, 2013 by takingstock
Got a sweet tooth? Your gut may be to blame. In this podcast, researchers from the Monell Chemical Senses Center explain how taste receptors in the gastrointestinal tract may affect animal and human behavior.