How many teeth do you have? Join host Tesla Monson as she interviews PhD Candidate Phil Cleves about the evolution of tooth number in fresh and saltwater stickleback fish on The Graduates. On Tuesday, November 18th @ 9AM, Cleves also talks about diving off the Great Barrier Reef, running into sharks, and other joys of marine biology.
Join host Tesla Monson as she interviews Trevor Dolinajec about the aerodynamics of mildew on The Graduates. Dolinajec is a PhD Candidate in the Biophysics Program at UC Berkeley. In the interview, Dolinajec talks about his experimental fungal work using high speed cameras and wind tunnels. He also describes how natural selection acts on fungal spore biomechanics.
What can we say, faithful KALX listeners, except that we couldn't do it without you?
Saturday, October 27th @ 11AM, Women Hold Up Half the Sky, we will be interviewing Jessica Boyles, an expert on Human Sex Trafficking in the Bay Area. Jessica is currently operating a three-year, federally-funded public awareness initiative out of the YWCA Silicon Valley. We will be talking about her work, myths and facts about Human Sex Trafficking, and what you can do to intervene and prevent trafficking.
It's time for the Halloween episode of The Graduates on KALX! Join host Tesla Monson as she talks with Integrative Biologist Jeff Benca about primeval plants and zombie ants. Jeff is a paleobotanist who works on lycopods and the evolution of land plants. In the interview, Jeff also discusses his work using fern leaf shape to reconstruct past climates.