Distillations | Science History Institute

Each episode of Distillations podcast takes a deep-dive into a moment of science-related history in order to shed light on the present.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 12m. Bisher sind 277 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle zwei Wochen gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts
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Collecting Monstrosity


The surprising origins of developmental embryology


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   37m
 
 

Preview: New Season Coming August 4th!


Our new season starts August 4th! 


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   4m
 
 

BONUS EPISODE: Pandemic Perspectives with Magda Marquet


Over the past few weeks Distillations has been talking to people who have special insight into the coronavirus crisis—biomedical researchers, physicians, public health experts, and historians. In this episode we talk with Magda Marquet, a...


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   23m
 
 

BONUS EPISODE: Pandemic Perspectives with Robert Langer


The MIT chemical engineer and entrepreneur talks about Moderna Therapeutics, a company he helped start, and his work developing a way for vaccines to self-boost in the body.


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 2020-06-25  23m
 
 

BONUS EPISODE: Pandemic Perspectives with Mark Stevenson


Over the next several weeks Distillations will be talking to people who have special insight into the coronavirus crisis—biomedical researchers, physicians, public health experts, and historians. In this episode we talk to Mark Stevenson, the chief...


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 2020-06-18  24m
 
 

Pandemic Perspectives with John Maraganore


Our senior producer, Mariel Carr, talks with John Maraganore, the CEO of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, a company developing an antiviral medication for COVID-19. When news broke in January about the new coronavirus, John Maraganore made the decision to...


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 2020-06-10  23m
 
 

BONUS EPISODE: Pandemic Perspectives with Katrine Bosley


Over the next several weeks Distillations will be talking to people who have special insight into the coronavirus crisis—biomedical researchers, physicians, public health experts, and historians. In this episode our producer Rigberto...


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 2020-06-04  32m
 
 

Pandemic Perspectives with William Haseltine


We talk to William Haseltine, a scientist, entrepreneur, and author who has lived through three epidemics (polio, HIV/AIDS, and now COVID-19). He tells us how his lab in the 1980s was better prepared to deal with HIV/AIDS than we are now for COVID-19...


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 2020-05-28  28m
 
 

BONUS EPISODE: Pandemic Perspectives with Susan Weiss


She’s been studying coronaviruses for 40 years, but nothing could have prepared her for the 2002 SARS outbreak: “It was a huge shock.”


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 2020-05-21  37m
 
 

BONUS EPISODE: Pandemic Perspectives with Sue Desmond-Hellmann


“Early pandemic science is filled with uncertainty.”


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 2020-05-14  17m