Annette Heist is a former senior producer for Science Friday.
Notes From A Former ‘Guitar Zero’
Why itâ€™s not too late to learn how to play a musical instrument.
Can Dogs Smell Cancer?
A new study says a dog did better than conventional tests in identifying patients with cancer.
The Cheese Chronicles
Author and cheese expert Liz Thorpe explains the science of cheesemaking.
In this segment, live from Tucson, Arizona, we’ll take a scientific look at the chile pepper, from the chemistry and biology of a pepper’s burn, to the psychology of why some people like it hot. Grab some salsa and listen in!
What Put the Heat in Chili Peppers?
New research indicates that chili pepper plants may have developed their signature heat as a way to fight off fungal infections caused by insects.