PNAS Podcasts

Kyle Siler

Kyle Siler discusses the role of editors as gatekeepers at scientific journals. Image © iStockphoto/shirophoto.
January 5, 2015 | Running Time: 5:52

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Alán Aspuru-Guzik

Alán Aspuru-Guzik discusses how he uses supercomputing as a “molecular spaceship” to explore chemical space and discover potentially useful new molecules. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons/Kenny Vivas.
December 15, 2014 | Running Time: 5:44

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Keith Joung and Feng Zhang

Keith Joung and Feng Zhang explain methods for editing sequences of DNA in living cells. Image ©iStockphoto/mstay.
December 1, 2014 | Running Time: 6:16

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Veronica Vieland discusses a common disconnect between scientists and statisticians in evaluating scientific evidence.
November 17, 2014 | Running Time: 4:29

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Robin Ali

Robin Ali describes efforts to transplant healthy rod and cone cells into afflicted retinas.
November 3, 2014 | Running Time: 6:08

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James Collins

Hesham Sadek explains the regenerative capability of newborn mouse hearts.
October 20, 2014 | Running Time: 4:40

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Front Matter in PNAS

PNAS is known for its wealth of interesting, vibrant research articles and plays a key role in the development of science and scientific discussion. However, not everyone has the time or inclination to dive deep into the research papers we publish. As a result, we have launched an expanded front section of PNAS aimed at a more general level of discussion, tackling the stories of science in interesting ways.