Science Decoded

by Justin Dingman

We interview the scientists behind the studies and find out how they did them! Science Decoded is the official podcast of Sciworthy.com. Sciworthy is a non-profit science explainer website full of easy to understand articles that summarize published studies. We satisfy the curiosity of knowledge seekers for whom scientific journal articles are too technical, but find science news to be too biased or superficial.  

Podcast episodes

  • Season 2

  • S02 E08 - Brain Imaging (Dr. Jonathan Nassi)

    S02 E08 - Brain Imaging (Dr. Jonathan Nassi)

    In this episode Dr. Jonathan Nassi, Senior Director of Translational Science at Inscopix Inc, joins Science Decoded to discuss his recent paper on brain imaging in non-human primates. The goal of Dr. Nassi's study is to bridge a g...

    Sep 02 2021
    Sep 02 2021
    35:11
  • S02 E07 - Language of the Stars (Dr. Anamaria Berea)

    S02 E07 - Language of the Stars (Dr. Anamaria Berea)

    This episode discusses the use of data processing to categorize stars. Dr. Anamaria Berea joins our host Justin to talk about her recently published paper on the language of stars. Dr. Berea has studied communication and data scie...

    Aug 17 2021
    Aug 17 2021
    36:30
  • S02 E06 - Creative Brains on Psilocybin (Dr. Natasha Mason)

    S02 E06 - Creative Brains on Psilocybin (Dr. Natasha Mason)

    Magic mushrooms for science! Dr. Natasha Mason, psychopharmacologist at Maastricht University, joins Science Decoded with a new study on psilocybin. After defining the term creativity, researchers measured the brain activity of pa...

    Jul 10 2021
    Jul 10 2021
    38:18
  • S02 E05 - Editing Out Disease (Dr. Kiran Musunuru)

    S02 E05 - Editing Out Disease (Dr. Kiran Musunuru)

    This month we interview Dr. Kiran Musunuru, professor and genetics researcher from University of Pennsylvania, and find out about his impressive results in mice that show promise for using CRISPR, the gene editing technology, to p...

    Jun 27 2021
    Jun 27 2021
    36:59
  • S02 E04 - Seeing the Virus (Dr. William Bain)

    S02 E04 - Seeing the Virus (Dr. William Bain)

    In this episode, Justin chats with Dr. William Bain, assistant professor of medicine at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine department. We were all excited to ask him about how y...

    May 20 2021
    May 20 2021
    32:47