Predator

Welcome to Semester 2! In this lab we are talking about the our apex predator …THE MOSQUITO! We all get bitten, but why? And how big is our risk of getting a mosquito born illness?? We find out in this lab.

 

THE COOKOUT

It’s the Semester Finale! And Titi & Zakiya would like to invite you to their virtual cookout. In this Lab, they dive into the science of taste, flavor, and neurogastronomy and serve it up right alongside the mac and cheese and potato salad (without raisins)

 

I Look Like BAE

From the red carpet to your living room, healthy skin is something that we ALL care about. So, in Lab 011 we are diving into all things SKIN to talk about what our skin is made of and what we need to do to protect, rejuvenate, and maintain it. Zakiya takes us through the biology of the skin, its properties, and the effects of different chemicals on the skin. Titi fills us in on the chemistry and materials science behind the composition of different products.


It Was ALl A Dream

Titi and Zakiya take a trip down memory lane but... it seems like their recollections are VERY different! In this episode they dive into the psychology and sociology or memory and try to understand why their memories of the same thing are so different.


How NOT to get away with murder

In this lab we learn about the science behind direct to consumer genetic testing, what happens to that DNA after you upload it into genealogy databases , and how law enforcement uses that information.


fair play

This week we took a brief tour of the endocrine system and zoomed in on testosterone. We want to know why this hormone is so important and how the IAAF is using it to determine whether or not women can compete in races


show me the money

Join us to learn more about student loan debt and it’s effect on the economy. What programs are available and which policies would be steps in the right direction to lower the overall student loan burden in the US?

 

STARCHELLA

This episode is all about stars! Beyoncé and the sun are basically the same, right?

 

WAKANDA FOREVER

In this lab we take a trip into the mythical world of WAKANDA and find out what parts of it are more science than fiction

 

PROTECT YA NECK

This lab is all about vaccines, how they work, and the recent outbreaks.

 

LIE TO ME

America runs on lies, and we’re getting to the bottom of it. Check out the cheat sheet for Lab 003 and leave us a comment to tell us what you thought about the episode.

 

EDGES SNATCHED

It’s all about hair! Hear from guest expert, Dr. Monte O. Harris, about hair growth, loss, and restoration.

 

CUFFING SEASON

Valentine’s Day marks the end of cuffing season. We interviewed Dr. Alex Trillo to learn about this mating phenomenon throughout the animal kingdom