Grok Science Show

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Grok ScienceThe Groks Science Show is a weekly science radio program and podcast produced in Baton Rouge, LA, Chicago, IL and Tokyo, Japan.

Each week, the hosts, Dr. Charles Lee, Dr. Frank Ling, and Samantha Thomas take an in-depth look at recent events in the world of science and technology, and examine the effects of recent discoveries on our daily lives.

Each episode features an interview with a leading scientist, researcher, or industrialist discussing stimulating work in their field. The show often includes a humorous and entertaining segment; plus the world famous question of the week!


Grok Science Show Show Archive:

Hormone History -— Groks Science Show 2018-07–11

Wednesday 11th July 2018

Hormones control just about everything in our bodies, but the scientific study of hormones has a long and sordid history. On this episode, Dr. Randi Hutter Epstein discussed the history of hormones.


Gombe Ghosts -— Groks Science Show 2018-07–04

Wednesday 4th July 2018

The famous discoveries made by the investigators at the Jane Goodall campsite in Gombe were perhaps made possible by Ruth Davis. Who was she and what happened to her? On this episode, Dr. Dale Peterson discussed the Ghosts of Gombe.


Visual Search -— Groks Science Show 2018-06–27

Wednesday 27th June 2018

Can you search what you see? Hardware and software improvements are enabling a new way for us to see the world. On this program, Kavita Bala joins us to talk about visual search and what it means for consumers and future of AR/VR.


Arctic Mystery -— Groks Science Show 2018-06–20

Wednesday 20th June 2018

Technology often comes into conflict with nature. How has technology changed how we interact with the world? On this episode, Lawrence Millman discussed issues in his book: At The End of the World.


Quench -— Groks Science Show 2018-06–13

Wednesday 13th June 2018

Optimal hydration is important for our bodies to function properly, but are there sources of water that are more hydrating than others. On this episode, Gina Bria discussed the importance of hydration and the fourth phase of water.


Jaws -— Groks Science Show 2018-06–06

Wednesday 6th June 2018

Can poor jaw development lead to disorders like sleep disturbances? On this episode, Dr. Paul Erlich discussed the hidden epidemic of poor jaw development.


Heredity -— Groks Science Show 2018-05–30

Wednesday 30th May 2018

Heredity is often taught as a straightforward biological concept involving one gene and one trait, but all of the factors involved in heredity are more complicated. On this episode, Carl Zimmer discussed heredity.


Anger Management -— Groks Science Show 2018-05–23

Wednesday 23rd May 2018

Anger may be one of the most difficult emotions to manage, but how can we manage healthy and destructive anger? On this episode, Bernard Golden discussed anger management.


Think Tank -— Groks Science Show 2018-05–16

Wednesday 16th May 2018

Uncovering the mysteries of the brain is an ongoing endeavor. So, what do we really know about the brain? On this episode, Dr. David Linden discussed these issues in the new book, Think Tank.


Dinosaur History -— Groks Science Show 2018-05–09

Wednesday 9th May 2018

Dinosaurs have long captivated the public imagination, but how much do we really know about their history? On this episode, Dr. Steve Brusatte discussed the rise and fall of the dinosaurs.


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