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Ep. 1: Phil Baran: A Chemist Imitates Nature (The Genius Dialogues)

Length: 34 mins
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[Contains explicit content] What natural ingredients are your birth control pill or your antidepressant made of? And what happens when Mother Nature can't keep up with the demand? Enter chemist Phil Baran, the Sultan of Synthesis.

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Heard a new way to enjoy science

Bob Garfield did such a great job of shining charm and reality on chemist Phil Baran who is changing the world, I found this interview delightful!

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  • C. J. Barrass
  • 10-11-19

very uncomfortable

interviewer starts saying how fit and un-nerdy typical scientist this guy is. There must have been better ways to phrase this and seem less like a fan girl.

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  • GoodGrief
  • 07-09-19

Swearing, gimmicks and good content

What a shame, this could be perfect listening for all about some fascinating (American) people. Unnecessary f words cut out the younger generation sadly. The presenter is professional if you set aside his uh-noy-ying phrasing and ovccas

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  • Erin M
  • 06-29-18

Cracking insight

I didn't know anything about the chemist before listening to this but wow - what an amazing man. Fun, intelligent, hard working and inspirational. Worth a listen