• Above The Noise -- Does Climate Change Cause Extreme Weather?
    S1 E17: Does Climate Change Cause Extreme Weather?
    Fluctuations in weather happen all the time. But sometimes, those fluctuations ...
    Fluctuations in weather happen all the time. But sometimes, those fluctuations can get extreme, making disasters like hurricanes and heatwaves more intense. What role does climate change play in ...
    Air Date 3/9/2018
    0:04:47
  • Above The Noise -- Why Can't Teens Wake Up Early For School?
    S1 E16: Why Can't Teens Wake Up Early For School?
    We all know the stereotypes. If you’re up early, you’re a go-getter. If you ...
    We all know the stereotypes. If you’re up early, you’re a go-getter. If you sleep in, you’re lazy. But how much control do you REALLY have over when you go to bed and when you wake up? And why ...
    Air Date 3/9/2018
    0:05:25
  • Above The Noise -- Teen Blood and the Science of Anti-Aging
    S1 E15: Teen Blood and the Science of Anti-Aging
    Out with the old, in with the young-- young blood that is. Blood transfusions ...
    Out with the old, in with the young-- young blood that is. Blood transfusions from young donors are gaining hype as an anti-aging treatment, but what does the research say about it?
    Air Date 2/27/2018
    0:05:27
  • Above The Noise -- How Coule 3D Printed Guns Affect Gun Laws?
    S1 E14: How Coule 3D Printed Guns Affect Gun Laws?
    We explore how 3-D printed guns are affecting the gun debate in the United ...
    We explore how 3-D printed guns are affecting the gun debate in the United States.
    Air Date 2/27/2018
    0:05:46
  • Above The Noise -- Why Can't Anyone Agree On The Crime Rate
    S1 E13: Why Can't Anyone Agree On The Crime Rate
    Shirin Ghaffary looks into why the crime rate in America can be such a ...
    Shirin Ghaffary looks into why the crime rate in America can be such a confusing, and often misleading, topic to read and write about.
    Air Date 2/27/2018
    0:04:37
  • Above The Noise -- The Hidden Problem of Homeless High School Students
    S1 E12: The Hidden Problem of Homeless High School Students
    We explore how homeless students get the help they need when different federal ...
    We explore how homeless students get the help they need when different federal agencies use competing definitions to define who’s homeless.
    Air Date 2/27/2018
    0:05:54
  • Above The Noise -- Can Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes Help Fight Disease?
    S1 E11: Can Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes Help Fight Disease?
    We dive into the science and policy surrounding the use of genetically ...
    We dive into the science and policy surrounding the use of genetically engineered mosquitoes to combat mosquito-borne diseases like Zika, Dengue Fever and chikungunya.
    Air Date 2/27/2018
    0:05:29
  • Above The Noise -- How Do Algorithms Predict Criminal Behavior?
    S1 E10: How Do Algorithms Predict Criminal Behavior?
    We take a deeper look at how algorithms are being used in the criminal justice ...
    We take a deeper look at how algorithms are being used in the criminal justice system -- and whether not computer programs make better predictions about criminal behavior than humans.
    Air Date 2/27/2018
    0:04:38
  • Above The Noise -- Gerrymandering: Is Geometry Silencing Your Vote?
    S1 E9: Gerrymandering: Is Geometry Silencing Your Vote?
    Host Myles Bess breaks down gerrymandering, and how politicians on both sides of ...
    Host Myles Bess breaks down gerrymandering, and how politicians on both sides of the aisle use sophisticated software to rig the voting system in their party's favor. What does this mean for YOUR ...
    Air Date 2/27/2018
    0:05:18
  • Above The Noise -- Why Do Our Brains Love Fake News?
    S1 E8: Why Do Our Brains Love Fake News?
    Host Myles Bess breaks down the research around why our brains can so easily ...
    Host Myles Bess breaks down the research around why our brains can so easily make us believe that fake news is real news.
    Air Date 2/27/2018
    0:05:20
  • Above The Noise -- Adam Savage On Why Science Matters
    S1 E7: Adam Savage On Why Science Matters
    Adam Savage was co-host of science television program Mythbusters for 14 ...
    Adam Savage was co-host of science television program Mythbusters for 14 seasons, and now runs tested.com. He chats with Above the Noise host Shirin Ghaffary about why scientific inquiry is more ...
    Air Date 2/27/2018
    0:06:45
  • Above The Noise -- Voices from the March for Science: Special Report
    S1 E6: Voices from the March for Science: Special Report
    Thousands of people of all ages participated in marches for science across the ...
    Thousands of people of all ages participated in marches for science across the country on April 22. But some scientists feel that marches like these are a mistake and risk politicizing science. This ...
    Air Date 2/27/2018
    0:02:36
  • Above The Noise -- How Do Different Social Media Platforms Affect Your Mood?
    S1 E5: How Do Different Social Media Platforms Affect Your Mood?
    In this video, we explore how Snapchat compares to other social media platforms ...
    In this video, we explore how Snapchat compares to other social media platforms in affecting your brain.
    Air Date 2/27/2018
    0:04:55
  • Above The Noise -- Are Energy Drinks Really that Bad?
    S1 E4: Are Energy Drinks Really that Bad?
    Shirin Ghaffary weighs the potential health risks of drinking energy drinks, and ...
    Shirin Ghaffary weighs the potential health risks of drinking energy drinks, and compares them to other sugary, caffeinated beverages. What do you think -- should the U.S. ban energy drinks for ...
    Air Date 2/27/2018
    0:04:06
  • Above The Noise -- Is Marijuana Actually Medicinal?
    S1 E3: Is Marijuana Actually Medicinal?
    Does marijuana actually have any health benefits or are potheads blowing smoke ...
    Does marijuana actually have any health benefits or are potheads blowing smoke trying to justify their high? Host Myles Bess clears the smoke on medical marijuana research and gets into the weeds ...
    Air Date 2/27/2018
    0:04:45
  • Above The Noise -- Top 4 Tips To Spot Bad Science Reporting
    S1 E2: Top 4 Tips To Spot Bad Science Reporting
    How can you spot bad science reporting? Host Myles Bess helps you get above the ...
    How can you spot bad science reporting? Host Myles Bess helps you get above the noise by following 4 simple letters: G - L- A- D.
    Air Date 2/27/2018
    0:04:15
  • Above The Noise -- Is Your Social Status Making You Sick?
    S1 E1: Is Your Social Status Making You Sick?
    Host Shirin Ghaffary Shirin dives deep into the research to figure out how your ...
    Host Shirin Ghaffary Shirin dives deep into the research to figure out how your position in society affects your health.
    Air Date 2/27/2018
    0:04:37