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Episode 5: How Estrogen Affects Prostate Cancer

https://open.spotify.com/episode/4ztWGCil9hzJB7fMcyualN In the fifth episode of In Plain English, expert Ralph White III and guests Maura Lydon and Alexa Ruel explore the unexpected ways in which estrogen can affect the growth and spread of prostate cancer. If you liked this episode, check out Ralph's podcast Scientifically Sound on Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/podcast/id1549609843 and follow Scientifically Sound… Continue reading Episode 5: How Estrogen Affects Prostate Cancer

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Episode 4: Where Did Earth’s Water Come From?

https://open.spotify.com/episode/595TPb4DCXfH3pIidCmNWP In the fourth episode of In Plain English, we discuss the potential cosmic origins of Earth's oceans. Expert Will Saunders and guests India Bland and Nick Wolslegel delve into the paper "How much water was delivered from the asteroid belt to the Earth after its formation?" by Rebecca Martin and Mario Livio, exploring whether… Continue reading Episode 4: Where Did Earth’s Water Come From?

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Episode 3: Are Humans Rational?

https://soundcloud.com/in-plain-english/in-plain-english-ep-3-mixdown?si=3d76852e445a40ebaa495edca28b1ef0 Join our expert Alexa Ruel and our guests Kelly-Anne Moffa and Mo Carr to discuss the paper "Interplay of Approximate Planning Strategies" by Quentin Huys, et. al. During our discussion, we touch on whether the human brain works like a computer, why people avoid large negative outcomes even when they could lead to even… Continue reading Episode 3: Are Humans Rational?

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Episode 2: Everyone is Mistaken About Cancer

https://soundcloud.com/in-plain-english/everyone-is-mistaken-about-cancer In Episode 2 of In Plain English, presenter Gloria Marino and guests Teodora Stoica and Jacob Walker discuss the paper "Tumor Microenvironment Components: Allies of Cancer Progression" by Pablo Igor Ribeiro Franco et. al. They discuss the ways in which cancer cells can modify their environment to grow, multiply, and spread; the importance of… Continue reading Episode 2: Everyone is Mistaken About Cancer

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Episode 1: Opioids, Marijuana, and Pain Relief

https://soundcloud.com/in-plain-english/in-plain-english-podcast-episode-1 In the first ever episode of In Plain English, presenter Jamie Moffa and guests Brendan Ziebarth and Alex Marshall discuss the paper "Impact of co-administration of oxycodone and smoked cannabis on analgesia and abuse liability" by Ziva Cooper, et. al. They go over the promising possibility of using cannabis to lower the dose of… Continue reading Episode 1: Opioids, Marijuana, and Pain Relief