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  • New York Academy of Sciences Podcast

  • Bringing It All Together: A Systems Approach to Nutrition

    Understanding nutrition's impact on health requires an intricate knowledge of all the different systems within the human body. Learn how a systems approach to nutrition could change the field.

    Drawing on examples from obesity and diabetes prevention, weight loss threshold effects and the role of physical activity, this podcast highlights the need to bring biology, epidemiology, psychology and other disciplines together in a systemic way. Based on a conference organized by The Sackler Institute for Nutrition Science and held at the New York Academy of Sciences on April 16, 2015, this podcast is supported by Metagenics.

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  • Recent Podcasts

    The Academy's After School STEM Mentoring program improves science education and brings science out of the lab and into the community by placing early-career STEM professionals in public middle schools to serve as mentors to students. This is the last podcast in a three-part series.

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    December 8, 2016

    A Quantum State of Mind

    Are physicists on a path to upend some of the time-tested fundamental theories of physics? This podcast explores the interplay between quantum theory and general relativity, and how these phenomena may be exploited, from black holes to quantum computing.

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    November 17, 2016

    The Face of Science: Teaching Teachers

    So many of our misconceptions about science come from where we first encountered them—the classroom. How can we do a better job of teaching science, both so we make sure we have a new generation of STEM professionals, but also a STEM-literate public? The second of the three-part series.

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