Cool Science Radio | Nov. 11, 2021
HURRICANE LIZARDS AND PLASTIC SQUID: The Fraught and Fascinating Biology of Climate Change author Thor Hanson and Guy Zajonc Chairman/CEO Thrive Testing & Biosafety are today's guests
In this episode of Cool Science Radio John and Lynn talk with Thor Hanson who has just written HURRICANE LIZARDS AND PLASTIC SQUID: The Fraught and Fascinating Biology of Climate Change. Hanson tells the remarkable story of how plants and animals are responding to global warming, There are many examples in this book including anole lizards on islands in the Caribbean have evolved larger toe pads to grip trees more tightly as hurricanes gain in strength and frequency.
Then Guy Zajonc Chairman/CEO Thrive Testing & Biosafety. joins the show. We're almost 2 years into this pandemic and somehow COVID-19 testing can still feel like a mystery. Where do I go to get tested? Which test do I need? What is most accurate? How soon will I get my results? Guy will help us understand the current landscape of testing. We will also speak with him about a 15-second test his company is developing that detects exposure to COVID before the infection takes hold and is contagious.