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Year 2008

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Podcasts for 2008

 
 

David Pendlebury; Most-Cited Science

David
                  Pendlebury
Dec
2008

In this a podcast from ScienceFriday.com (produced by: Charles Bergquist), David Pendlebury, a citation analyst, with the Scientific Business of Thomson-Reuters takes a look at some of the most-cited scientific research of the year and discusses why those oft-cited papers were significant. He also explains what journal articles have risen to the ranks of the 'modern classics,' becoming some of the most-cited of all time. Original broadcast: Dec. 12, 2008. Announcement.
Listen: MP3

 

Laurie Garrett from the Council on Foreign Relations

Garrett
Dec
2008

Laurie Garrett, the Senior Fellow for Global Health at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York City, and author of an article in the journal Foreign Affairs, entitled: “The Challenge of Global Health, ” in January 2007, discusses the impact of turmoil in the energy & financial markets on the health of poor people around the globe. Read a New Hot Paper comment from Laurie Garrett about this paper.
Listen: MP3 | WMA (recorded in July 2008)

 

John Apostolakis & Makoto Asai of the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center

Apostolakis
Dec
2008

The authors discuss their 2003 Nucl. Instrum. Meth. Phys. Res. A paper: "GEANT4-a simulation toolkit." Geant4 is a complex system of detector description and simulation tools. The toolkit simulates the passage of elementary particles through matter in order to aid in the design and optimization of detectors, as well as the development and testing of reconstruction and analysis programs, and the interpretation of experimental data. This was a Current Classics paper selection for Aug. 2008 (Eng.).
Listen: MP3 | WMA

 

Theoharis Theoharides on Neurogenic Inflammation

Theoharides
Nov
2008

Theoharis Theoharides is Professor of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics at the Tufts University Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences in Boston, MA. Here he discusses the mandatory role played by neurogenic inflammation in the development of a number of diseases. He has been named a Current Classics scientist (Pha. & Tox.) for Jun. 2008.
Listen: MP3 | WMA

 

Marcella Calfon from Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston

Calfon
Oct
2008

Marcella Calfon is the lead author of a citation classic article on the protein IRE 1. Here she discusses her career and research in the field of cardiovascular physiology. She has been named a Current Classics scientist (Multi.) for Apr. 2008.
Listen: MP3 | WMA

 

Rafael Irizarry; Professor at Johns Hopkins

IrizarrySep
2008

Rafael Irizarry is a Professor in the Department of Biostatistics in the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Here he discusses his work on the development of quantitative methods and software for genomics and epigenomics. He has been named a Current Classics scientist (Math.) for Apr. 2008. Also view a commentary from a past New Hot Paper feature.
Listen: mp3 ¦ wma

 

Ron Kessler & Jim Hudson Discuss Binge Eating Disorders

Hudson
Sep
2008

Ron Kessler, Professor of Healthcare Policy & Jim Hudson (pictured), Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, discuss binge eating disorder and the link to obesity. This podcast accompanies their New Hot Paper commentary on the same topic (May 2008).
Listen: MP3 | WMA

 

Berkeley's David Teece

Teece
Aug
2008

David Teece is Professor in the Haas School of Business at UC, Berkeley and also Director of the Institute of Management, Innovation, and Organization. Here he discusses his concept of “applied industrial organization.” Teece has been named a Current Classics scientist (Eco. & Bus.) for Apr. 2008.
Listen: MP3 | WMA

 

Olivier Gascuel; from Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique

Gascuel
Aug
2008

Olivier Gascuel leads a research group at LIRMM-CNRS, Montpellier, France. Here he discusses his work in bioinformatics and comparative genomics. Gascuel has been named a Current Classics scientist (Env./Eco.) for Aug. 2008, and has provided commentary in a Fast Breaking Paper in the same field.
Listen: MP3 | WMA

 

Christopher Lipinski; Scientific Advisor to Melior Discovery, Inc., Exton, PA

LipinskiAug
2008

Here he discusses his 1997 article from Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews, "Experimental and Computational Approaches to Estimate Solubility and Permeability in Drug Discovery and Development Settings." Also, read a New Hot Paper comment from Jan. 2006. In addition he also appeared as a Current Classics scientist (Pha. & Tox.) for Feb. & Apr. 2008.
Listen: MP3 | WMA

 

Zbyszek Otwinowski; Professor of Biochemistry

Otwinowski
Jul
2008

From the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, Zbyszek Otwinowski discusses mathematical crystallography, the primary method used to determine three-dimensional structures of large biological molecules, namely proteins and nucleic acids and the principal tool for studying single crystals, x-ray diffraction.
Listen: MP3 | WMA

 

Russel Reiter on Melatonin and its Metabolites


JUL
2008

Russel J. Reiter, Professor of Endocrinology at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, discusses the uniqueness of the antioxidant melatonin. View Reiter's Fast Breaking Paper commentary (with figures) about this subject from Feb. 2008.
Listen: MP3 | WMA

 

Anthony Westerling on Increased Wildfire Activity

Westerling
JUL
2008

Anthony Westerling is an Assistant Professor in the School of Engineering at the University of California, Merced. Here he discusses climate-ecosystem-wildfire interactions and climate change impact assessments. Westerling has a corresponding Fast Breaking Paper comment (with figures) from Feb. 2008 regarding this research.
Listen: MP3 | WMA

 

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