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Just the right amount of not-a-science-podcast! Hosts Dan Broadbent and Natalie Newell talk about skepticism, religion, and politics as they relate to science, medicine, and rational thought.
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Aug 31, 2016
tSE 015 - Kevin Folta, Chairman of Horticultural Sciences at University of Florida

tSE 015 - Kevin Folta, Chairman of Horticultural Sciences at University of Florida

Episode 015 with hosts Natalie Newell (Skeptical Parenting) and Dan Broadbent (A Science Enthusiast):

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Sponsor: "Science always wins." - Kevin Folta

God of the week: Anubis

Interview: Kevin Folta!

Dr. Folta is a professor and chairman of the horticultural sciences department at the University of Florida, and is also an active science communicator. (Someone in the group called him a “modern day science hero”)

Check out Kevin's punk band from high school, too.

Follow Kevin! Illumination: Kevin Folta’s Blog & Kevin Folta on Twitter

Thanks to Jayson Merkley of VeganGMO for joining us on the interview, too!

Why we love the internet: Last Tuesday Project & Things That I Find Interesting

Quote of the Week: “One, remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Two, never give up work. Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it. Three, if you are lucky enough to find love, remember it is there and don't throw it away.” - Stephen Hawking

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The music you heard tonight was written and performed by Adam Johnson, and was used with his permission. You can contact Adam at AdamJohnsonDC@gmail.com.

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