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You Are Here: October 7, 2012
In this hour of You Are Here, we explore the science behind everyday life. Earlier this week, Boston found itself on the list of finalists for the World’s Most Innovative City according to The Wall Street Journal Magazine. Innovation and science almost always go hand in hand.
And it often happens that some of the most innovative science is the science that finds its way into our day-to-day lives. This week we explore some of these more applicable sciences, which apply to subjects you might not typically associate with science.
We take a look at cooking and find out how the smell, the taste and the texture of our food all is a product of science somehow. (Reporter Brittany Gervais)
We find out how science can explain what makes jokes funny and unfunny. (Reporter Marcos Gonzalez)
We speak with a Emily Sohn, a science reporter from Discovery News who time after time has found scientific explanations in places she never expected to. (Producer Dillon Rand)
We talk to experts in the field on lies and the science that is working to expose them. (Reporter Faryn Tobler)
We find out what makes music appealing so appealing to our ears and minds and the remarkable effects it can have on people’s lives. (Reporter Erin Connolly)
We speak to Ioannis Miaoulis, the president and director of the Museum of Science in Boston. He shares his passion for science and engineering and tells us why he hopes he can instill that passion in others. (Producer Dillon Rand)
(Producer Dillon Rand)