Nature Boy: The Podcast
About This Show
Nature Boy is a general science show hosted by three PhD graduate students studying plant biology at UC Riverside. Join Michael, Marschall, and Jon the first Sunday of each month as research from varied fields is discussed, made digestible, and often criticized. An irreverent look at the often over revered field of scientific research.
Nature Boy is also broadcast as a radio show in China Town (Los Angeles) over the prestigious AM bandwidth. More information can be found at kchungradio.org. DJ Michael, the Nature Boy himself, will be spinning hot wax and dropping mad science throughout episodes.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 26: Trump, Government Research, and Science
We are sincerely honored to have this week''s episode featured in the KCHUNG radio residency at the J. Paul Getty Museum. Information regarding the residency as well as links to this and other featured KCHUNG programs can be found at http://www.getty.edu/museum/programs/performances/kchung_radio.html. This week, we address questions and concerns regarding recently inaugurated President Trump and his attitude towards scientific research. What views on this topic did Mr. Trump express during his candidacy? Is basic government research and international collaboration to solve worldwide problems in peril? And how does this president differ in the ways he communicates and achieves his goals? The indefatigable crew of your favorite podcast will explore these questions and more on this week's fabulous, glamorous, and topical Nature Boy!