Natural Disasters: Forest Fires

Today we kick off our new series on natural disasters- earthquakes, forest fires, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions, and other natural forces shape the world around us and impact many lives. In this episode, we talk with Gib King, about why forest fires start, how they are controlled, and what are potential solutions to prevent massive and … Continue reading Natural Disasters: Forest Fires

Human Genome: Humanity’s History Book

This week we finish our human genome series. So far we've discussed how advancing our understanding of our genomic code can provide medical insights and how to protect that personal, sensitive information. This episode, we talked to Dr. Miguel Vilar, Science Manager of National Geographic's Genographic Project, to find out what else can our genome … Continue reading Human Genome: Humanity’s History Book