The Podcast

December 31, 2020 What Exactly Is Cancer Anyway?
This is a unique show in the Finding Genius series. Podcast founder and host Richard Jacobs cites Perry Marshall’s ideas as the impetus for starting the Finding Genius podcast.   In this discussion, listeners can learn more about why and hear about the Cancer & Evolution Symposium Marshall has helped...
October 13, 2020 5 Amazing Things about Cancer, Viruses and Evolution
Perry Marshall was invited to ND Business School to present at a masters level class on new trends in medicine and biology. This talk canvases a spectrum of issues from COVID- 19, virus evolution and the dark underbelly of cancer research.
September 14, 2020 Ways to Win the Evolution 2.0 Prize
Perry Marshall discusses avenues of research that may uncover the mystery of what makes life alive.
June 26, 2020 COVID Accelerates the Uberization of Food
In 2019, I interviewed Joel Salatin, an advocate of alternate farming. Our conversation prompted me to predict for the decade 2020 - 2029 that laws would be overturned making local food production and distribution a rising economic force. I didn't know then that COVID was about to speed that process...
April 10, 2020 Picasso Tadpoles: Michael Levin on the ‘Dark Matter’ of Biology
Dr. Michael Levin of Tufts University crosses many disciplines: computer science, embryo development, cancer and tumor research; limb regeneration; evolutionary theory and neural networks. If you watch Michael's fascinating talk at https://tinyurl.com/drmichaellevin he'll take you down his magical rabbit hole including worms that grow new heads when you cut them in half,...
March 31, 2020 Cancer’s $250 Billion Elephant-In-The-Room
Azra Raza treated cancer patients for 30 years, but not even the loss of her Oncologist husband could provoke her to write a book. It took the death of her daughter’s dearest 22 year old friend - when suddenly she realized she had to speak up. Here we discuss the...
March 25, 2020 Trouble In Origin Of Life Paradise
James Tour, a renowned nanochemist at Rice University, has been openly critical of Origin Of Life literature for being too optimistic, too sanguine and at times misleading. See this video for example www.youtube.com/watch?v=zU7Lww-sBPg When Perry Marshall took part in a discussion on the Unbelievable show with Denis Noble and Lee...
February 27, 2020 Dynamic Kinetic Chemistry and the Origin Of Life
Addy Pross is a Chemist at Ben Gurion University in Israel. He's author of "What is Life: How Chemistry Becomes Biology" by Oxford University Press. Here we enjoyed a great conversation about his specialty, Systems Chemistry, a new branch of science that enables us to build complex networks of chemical reactions...
January 2, 2020 Lynn Margulis’ last interview with Conner Habib
Lynn Margulis, who died in 2012, was a piercing luminary in the history of evolutionary theory. She overturned the money changer's tables in the temple of science and infuriated a lot of people. But history has continued to vindicate her. In this interview, she and Conner explore a very different...
December 28, 2019 Bloodhounds never forget a smell
William Miller tells his story of being seduced into evolutionary science by a mysterious female named Sue.
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