Talk Nerdy with Cara Santa Maria

Cara Santa Maria is a science communicator, television host, producer, and journalist. She is excited to present "Talk Nerdy," a place for conversations with interesting people about interesting topics.

https://www.spreaker.com/show/talk-nerdy-with-cara-santa-maria

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h10m. Bisher sind 699 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 34 days 20 hours 37 minutes

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Fake Medicine w/ Brad McKay


In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by Australian GP and science communicator Dr. Brad McKay to talk about his new book, “Fake Medicine: Exposing the Wellness Crazes, Cons and Quacks Costing Us Our Health.” They dive into the world of snake...


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 2021-06-28  1h15m
 
 

Best in Fair w/ Michelle Hua & Yunseo Choi


In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by two brilliant teenagers who recently won top honors in science competitions. First, she speaks with Michelle Hua, first-place winner of the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF)...


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 2021-06-21  54m
 
 

Uncertainty and Art in Medicine w/ Alexa Miller


In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by Alexa Miller, founder of the medical education consultancy Arts Practica. They discuss the use of visual arts education to improve diagnostic outcomes, as well as physician and patient comfort in times...


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 2021-06-14  55m
 
 

Racism and Expertise w/ Eman Tadros


In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by Dr. Eman Tadros, Assistant Professor in the Division of Psychology and Counseling at Governor’s State University. They talk about the profound effects racism has on the perception of expertise as well...


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 2021-06-07  1h21m
 
 

Who Gives a Poop? w/ Heather Montgomery


In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by environmental educator and children’s book author Heather L. Montgomery to talk about “Who Gives a Poop? Surprising Science from One End to the Other.” They discuss the joys of gross science, why kids...


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 2021-05-31  45m
 
 

Great Adaptations w/ Kenneth Catania


In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by neuroscientist Dr. Kenneth Catania to talk about his new book, "Great Adaptations: Star-Nosed Moles, Electric Eels, and Other Tales of Evolution's Mysteries Solved." They discuss Ken's groundbreaking...


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 2021-05-24  57m
 
 

Blackwell Doctors w/ Janice Nimura


In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by historian Janice Nimura to talk about her new book, "The Doctors Blackwell: How Two Pioneering Women Brought Medicine to Women and Women to Medicine." She shares the story of Elizabeth Blackwell and her...


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 2021-05-17  53m
 
 

Fire in Paradise w/ Dani Anguiano


In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by The Guardian’s Dani Anguiano to talk about her new book, “Fire in Paradise: An American Tragedy.” Dani tells the harrowing details of the November 8, 2018 Camp Fire that claimed the lives of 85 people...


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 2021-05-10  59m
 
 

Beloved Beasts w/ Michelle Nijhuis


In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by Michelle Nijhuis, author of "Beloved Beasts: Fighting for Life in an Age of Extinction." They discuss the nuanced efforts of individuals and organizations dedicated to global conservation, including the...


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 2021-05-03  1h1m
 
 

Four Lost Cities w/ Annalee Newitz


In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by science writer Annalee Newitz to talk about their newest book, "Four Lost Cities: A Secret History of the Urban Age." They discuss the fascinating history of once-thriving metropolises, how/why they...


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 2021-04-26  1h5m