Lynn Ware Peek

Benefits of Introducing Science Programs to Utah's Incarcerated

Apr 29, 2021

This week on Cool Science Radio, Dr. Nalini Nadkarni, a Professor with the Department of Biology at the University Of Utah comes on the show.

Nadkarni is the Director of the initiative to bring science programs to the incarcerated in Utah. These programs provide benefits for inmates, scientists, correctional institutions, and the community.

On Cool Science Radio, Award-winning National Geographic Explorer and Photographer Brian Skerry talks with John and Lynn.

 

His latest project is Secrets of The Whales. Skerry takes us into the epicenter of whale culture to experience the extraordinary communication skills and intricate social structures of five different whale species: orcas, humpbacks, belugas, narwhals, and sperm whales.

 

 

  

On The Mountain Life, Lynn talks with Chris Purkey.

Purkey is the Senior Vice President of Customer Experience at backcountry.com.

He will be leading the retail initiative for Backcountry’s new store, which is set to open in Kimball Junction on May 1. 

 

  

Good Practices for Pregnancy in the Pandemic

Apr 28, 2021

On The Mountain Life, Lynn is talking with Dr. Tania Bodnar of Intermountain Park City Hospital.

Dr. Bodnar is an OB /GYN who will be sharing the importance of going to well-woman and prenatal check-ups, as well as keeping up on health screenings during the pandemic.

She will also discuss the importance of managing blood pressure during pregnancy.

   

On The Mountain Life, Lynn and Pete speak with local Park City resident, founder of the Summit County Children's Justice Center, and longtime investigator for the Summit County attorney's office, Dr. Christina Sally and Andrea Silver, Board Vice President of Friends of the Children's Justice Center of Summit County.  

On Cool Science Radio, bestselling author Douglas Tallamy, a professor in the Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology at the University of Delaware, joins the show.

Tallamy discusses his new book: The Nature of Oaks. In the book, he reveals what is going on in oak trees month by month, highlighting the seasonal cycles of life, death, and renewal. From woodpeckers who collect and store hundreds of acorns for sustenance to the beauty of jewel caterpillars.  

This week on Cool Science Radio, John Wells and Lynn Ware Peek are talking with Jim O’Connell, the CEO and co-founder of Envara Health.

Evara Health is a company which deals with the roughly 1.5 billion people around the globe who deal with conditions such as unintentional weight loss and inadequate absorption or malabsorption.

On The Mountain Life, Neuropsychologist Simon McCarthy-Jones joins the show.

McCarthy-Jones has written a book about the basic human instinct - spite.

He draws on research in biology, game theory, economics, and psychology to argue that spite comes from our primal impulse for fairness and justice. 

This week on The Mountain Life, Lynn and Pete talk with Amber Raleigh.

Raleigh is the co-founder, and CEO of the Grow Community Center, Cafe, and Food Truck, which is now open for business in Park City.

Health, compassion, and sustainability are the pillars of Grow's mission and Raleigh shares how it all began.

On Cool Science Radio, Dr. Michio Kaku discusses his new book: THE GOD EQUATION: The Quest for a Theory of Everything.

 

Einstein dedicated his life to seeking this elusive Holy Grail, a single, revolutionary “God equation” which would tie all the forces in the universe together. Unfortunately, he never found it.

 

On Cool Science Radio, John and Lynn are talking with Aimee Quon.

 

Quon is from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and will be enlightening us on Mars. Topics include the the fact that the atmosphere on Mars is about 100 times thinner than on Earth.

 

The thin air makes it incredibly difficult to fly, but NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter is about to attempt this feat.

 

On The Mountain Life, Pete Stoughton and Lynn Ware Peek are talking with journalist Gabrielle Bluestone, who is the executive producer of the hit Netflix documentary Fyre.

Bluestone brings an eye-opening look at con artists, grifters, and snake oil salesmen of the digital age, and she helps explain why we can’t stop falling for them.

Her new book is: HYPE: How Scammers, Grifters, and Con Artists Are Taking Over the Internet—and Why We're Following. 

  

On Cool Science Radio, Lynn and John talk with Dr. Dan Riskin, Founder, and CEO of Verantos, a company dedicated to using AI, Artificial Intelligence and real-world evidence to drive change and equality in healthcare. 

Covid has exposed something that the medical industry has known for a long time, medical research and treatment doesn't involve a cross-section of the population. Looking forward, the intersection of technology and healthcare could change all of that. 

On Cool Science Radio, author Olivia Campbell joins the show to share the story of three pioneering Victorian women who broke down barriers in medicine to become the first women doctors.

Her book is titled, Women in White Coats: How the First Women Doctors Changed the World of Medicine. 

  

On The Mountain Life, Pete and Lynn bring you their ongoing series, Living a Mountain Life. This week joining them is Park City local Gordon Lange.

Lange has just retired from Park City Ski and Snowboard Cross Country as the Comp Head Coach.

On the show, Lange shares stories about Park City blossoming into a training site for cross country athletes, he also discusses how his mountain life is now balanced between Jackson, Wyoming and Park City.

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