• New York Academy of Sciences Podcast

  • On the Cutting Edge of Autism Research

    Two autism researchers offer a behind-the-scenes look at novel technologies and treatments that could redefine how we understand this developmental disorder.

    This podcast is produced in conjunction with the New York Academy of Sciences symposium "Autism Spectrum Disorders: From Genes to Targets to Treatments." It is made possible through the generous funding of Autism Speaks.

  • Recent Podcasts

    October 27, 2016

    Are We Alone in the Universe?

    According to Enrico Fermi, there's a high probability of extraterrestrial life, but we haven't found any yet. Why is that? Listen in as top scientists discuss the question of what and who else might be out there.

    Download (176 MB, 01:16:54)

    Even in the 21st century, there's a significant percentage of people who deeply mistrust science and scientists. Why? And what can we do about it? The first of a three-part series.

    Download (70 MB, 00:30:56)
    September 15, 2016

    The Rise of Human Consciousness

    Advances in physical sciences, biology, and neuroscience have dramatically enhanced our knowledge of the human species. But can physical sciences solve the biggest mystery—the emergence of human consciousness?

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