Rise and Science

Episode 55: Maize Genetics and Breeding, Tinder For Preprints, and Tanning Without The Sun

In today's episode, Reza is joined by Dr. Randy Wisser, associate professor in the plant and soil science department at the University of Delaware. Randy discusses his research in genetics and breeding of maize, his teaching style, as well as his fascinating history of how he got interested in science. After, Reza presents two science news stories about a new app for rating preprints and a new compound that can cause tanning of the skin without exposure to ultraviolet light.

Suntan without the sun: http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/06/could-new-compound-give-you-suntan-without-sun

Article on Papr app: http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/06/great-paper-swipe-right-new-tinder-preprints-app

Science Magazine: http://www.sciencemag.org/

Nature Blogs: http://blogs.nature.com/