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Dive into Science with 15x4 Munich

Dive into Science with 15x4 Munich

By 15x4 Munich
Are you a passionate climate change fighter? Interested in digital technologies? Curious about how the brain works? Then you are at the right place! We will explore science's most fascinating aspects with experts, every month. Join our hosts, Enis and Antonis, as they discuss an exciting new topic along with a selected guest.
Connect with 15x4 Munich on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn @15x4munich. If you want to be part of the podcast or want to give us some feedback, send an email at munich-podcast@15x4.org.
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Episode 2: Why do we trust our social media more than the corona apps?

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Episode 9: Why headaches stick in your head.
Today we dive into Headaches with Nina Vashchenko, a neurologist and secretary general of the Resident and Research Fellow Section, European Academy of Neurology, conducting doctoral research on rare and challenging headaches. We ask her about the extent that headaches can impact our lives. Have we found ways to effectively treat all of them? Learn more about migraines and other headache types, as well as changes in your lifestyle that might help you avoid them. Can you think of funny headache triggers? If not, check our discussion… Connect with 15x4 Munich on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn @15x4munich. If you want to be part of the podcast or want to give us some feedback, send an email at munich-podcast@15x4.org. Until next time!
30:02
June 03, 2022
Episode 8: What do beach shells teach us?
Today we dive into Taphonomy with Niklas Hohmann, a Ph.D. student in palaeontology who studies how fossils change in time. We discuss which fossils can survive longer and what kind of information they provide about past ecosystems. How do we use this knowledge to preserve the environment? Does human activities and climate change affect our ability to study past ecosystems? Connect with 15x4 Munich on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn @15x4munich. If you want to be part of the podcast or want to give us some feedback, send an email at munich-podcast@15x4.org. Until next time!
25:09
March 30, 2022
Episode 7: Can psychedelic drugs help treat mental disorders?
Today we dive into Psychedelic Treatments with Vlad Nicolescu, a neuroscientist conducting and communicating research on psychedelics. What are psychedelics, and which ones are promising for treating mental disorders? How do they function compared to antidepressants? How do we communicate the research on psychedelics to the public? Learn about the MIND foundation’s work on ending the stigmatisation of psychedelics usage. Connect with 15x4 Munich on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn @15x4munich. If you want to be part of the podcast or want to give us some feedback, send an email at munich-podcast@15x4.org. Until next time!
26:58
January 29, 2022
Episode 6: How do flowers attract animals for pollination?
Today we dive into Petal-Pollinator interactions with Gabriela Doria, a biologist with research experience on floral traits of living and fossil plants. Learn about the smart ways flowers use to attract animals. Do bees prefer specific flower petals and why? Should we genetically manipulate plants and their flowers to help animal pollinators and increase food production? Do we already have the tools to do it? Connect with 15x4 Munich on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn @15x4munich. If you want to be part of the podcast or want to give us some feedback, send an email at munich-podcast@15x4.org. Until next time!
30:33
September 17, 2021
Episode 5: Can individual action save the planet?
Today we dive into Planetary Health with Melissa Jiménez Gómez Tagle, a M.Sc. student in sustainable resource management and environmental activist. We discuss the importance of individual actions in the context of climate change and better ways to be actively involved in the fight against it. What is our carbon footprint on a personal and national level? We learn which human activities contribute the most to climate change. Connect with 15x4 Munich on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn @15x4munich. If you want to be part of the podcast or want to give us some feedback, send an email at munich-podcast@15x4.org. Until next time!
34:55
July 20, 2021
Episode 4: What can our eye pupils tell us about our mental health?
Today we dive into Pupillometry in Psychiatry with Julia Fietz, a psychologist and Ph.D. student in psychiatry. Follow our discussion on biological markers that scientists rely on for the classification of mental disorders. Why is it important to improve our current diagnostic tools and develop new ones? We learn how pupillometry is conducted and how it can help disentangle depression and anxiety. Connect with 15x4 Munich on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn @15x4munich. If you want to be part of the podcast or want to give us some feedback, send an email at munich-podcast@15x4.org. Until next time!
33:17
June 15, 2021
Episode 3: Why we're putting cancer cells into mazes.
Today we dive into Cancer Cell Dynamics with David Brückner, a Ph.D. student in theoretical biophysics. Follow our discussion about cell migration in the human body and the use of principles of theoretical physics to study it. How do scientists study the migration of cells under controlled conditions in the lab and why are cancer cells special? Connect with 15x4 Munich on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn @15x4munich. If you want to be part of the podcast or want to give us some feedback, send an email at munich-podcast@15x4.org. Until next time!
18:50
May 15, 2021
Episode 2: Why do we trust our social media more than the corona apps?
Today we dive into Trust in the Digital Age with Nicole Lontzek, a digital marketing expert with years of experience in the digital and IT sector. We learn how trust in new technologies is established and discuss why this is so challenging. How do we choose which technologies to trust and what can we do in order to reduce the spreading of misinformation? Connect with 15x4 Munich on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn @15x4munich. If you want to be part of the podcast or want to give us some feedback, send an email at munich-podcast@15x4.org. Until next time!
28:14
April 13, 2021
Episode 1: Should we give machines more power to learn independently?
Today we dive into Machine Learning with Swaneet Sahoo, a software engineer with experience in the Machine Learning industry sector. Learn about the history of Machine Learning and how it is different from Deep Learning technologies. We discuss the possible future and concerns raised by its advancement. Connect with 15x4 Munich on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn @15x4munich. If you want to be part of the podcast or want to give us some feedback, send an email at munich-podcast@15x4.org. Until next time!
20:21
March 20, 2021
What is Dive into Science with 15x4 Munich?
Dive into Science with 15x4 Munich is finally here! Get excited about conversations regarding topics of science and technology - follow us for surprises! Connect with 15x4 Munich on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn @15x4munich. If you want to be part of the podcast or want to give us some feedback, send an email at munich-podcast@15x4.org. Until next time!
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February 28, 2021