ENGINES PODCAST

The Engines of Our Ingenuity is a radio program that tells the story of how our culture is formed by human creativity. Written and hosted by John Lienhard and other contributors, it is heard nationally on Public Radio and produced by Houston Public Media.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 2991: Writing in Colors

Episode: 2991 Tswett and the Development of Chromatography.

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2951: Going to Sea

Episode: 2951 Scurvy, Vitamin C, and the Origins of the Modern Clinical Trial. Today, we go to sea..

POSTED ONAPRIL 22, 2020, 12:01 AM

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3215: Avocado Seeds

Episode: 3215 What eats avocado seeds? Today, we see through a seed.

POSTED ONNOVEMBER 12, 2019, 12:01 AM

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3214: Pumpkin Viruses

Episode: 3214 Pumpkins and the discovery of viruses. Today, viruses make warts and horns.

POSTED ONNOVEMBER 5, 2019, 12:01 AM

Engines of Our Ingenuity 2934: Molecules of Life

Episode: 2934 Reading the Molecules of Life. Today, we read the molecules of life.

POSTED ONOCTOBER 16, 2019, 12:01 AM

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3121: Getting Typhus

Episode: 3121 Charles Nicolle and the Transmission of Typhus. Today, we get typhus.

POSTED ONMAY 2, 2017, 12:01 AM