Is there a link between vision and mental illness? Does social media really make us unhappy? How does science fit into President Trump’s budget proposal for 2021? Tonight on PNM Josh and Ary bring you up to speed on what’s been up in nerd news! More info: Blindness & Schizophrenia Baby Talk Technology & Mental […]
Tonight’s show on December 26 is the last one of the year 2019 for the Perpetual Notion Machine. So, we’d like to reminisce with some of our favorite shows from the year. Joining PNM’er Dennis Shaffer is PNM’er Kelly Schwartz and PNM’er and engineer Kevin Lauterjung. Perhaps one of the most important topics covered by […]
“Science and society…have each invaded the other’s domain, and the lines demarcating the one from the other have virtually disappeared.” 20 years after Michael Gibbons wrote that, scientific developments from CRISPR to AI have made the lines between science and society even hazier. As scientists themselves have increasingly taken up the call toward civic engagement, […]
With Congress and the White House at loggerheads over the fate of funding for the Affordable Care Act, many federal employees remain idle and all sorts of government funding has stopped flowing. And that includes money for basic science research. Laura Kiessling of UW Madison explains why that matters.
Voters head to the polls tonight to decide the next president of the United States. What will their choice mean for basic science funding in the future?