Teen Scientist Teen Scientist with host Rayna Malhotra brings you groundbreaking innovation in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines--entirely from a teenage perspective. The program highlights local, regional, and national STEM stories with young people and respected experts in their fields. Winner of the PA Association of Broadcasters' 2021 Excellence in Broadcasting Award for Outstanding Public Affairs Program/Series.
Teen Scientist

Teen Scientist

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Teen Scientist with host Rayna Malhotra brings you groundbreaking innovation in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines--entirely from a teenage perspective. The program highlights local, regional, and national STEM stories with young people and respected experts in their fields. Winner of the PA Association of Broadcasters' 2021 Excellence in Broadcasting Award for Outstanding Public Affairs Program/Series.

Most Recent Episodes

Biogeochemical Modeling, Air Quality and Climate Change with Lehigh's Dr. Ben Felzer and D...

Rayna Malhotra welcomes two professors from Lehigh University to the program: Ben Felzer, Professor of Environmental Science and Breena Holland, Associate Professor of Political Science and the Environmental Initiative.

Biogeochemical Modeling, Air Quality and Climate Change with Lehigh's Dr. Ben Felzer and D...

Epigenetics and Genome Studies with the Coriell Institute's Dr. Jean-Pierre Issa | Teen Scientist

Rayna Malhotra welcomes Dr. Jean-Pierre Issa, President and CEO of the Coriell Institute for Medical Research in Camden, New Jersey. They discuss the nonprofit research center's work on the study of the human genome, including epigenetics.

Epigenetics and Genome Studies with the Coriell Institute's Dr. Jean-Pierre Issa | Teen Scientist

Twins, Triplets, and the Groundbreaking Work of Dr. Nancy Segal | Teen Scientist

Rayna Malhotra speaks with renowned psychologist and behavioral geneticist Dr. Nancy Segal about her groundbreaking work on the study of twins and triplets, and her new book Deliberated Divided: Inside the Controversial Study of Twins and Triplets Adopted Apart.

Twins, Triplets, and the Groundbreaking Work of Dr. Nancy Segal | Teen Scientist

The Road to the ISEF Finals | Teen Scientist

Rayna Malhotra presents the road to the International Science Talent Search Finals through conversations with Victor and Brandon Cai, Okezue Bell, Maryam Abdel Azim and Raina Bandekar.

Embracing STEM and Predicting Weather: The Journey of 'Captain' Bill Kirk | Teen Scientist

Rayna Malhotra brings the listeners a special episode from the studios of WeatherTrends360, sitting down with CEO "Captain" Bill Kirk on the "starship" to talk about his long-standing interest in weather, as well as his path to embrace STEM and create a leading weather prediction service.

Embracing STEM and Predicting Weather: The Journey of 'Captain' Bill Kirk | Teen Scientist

The Uses and Ethical Questions of CRISPR Biotechnology with Soleei Guasp | Teen Scientist

Rayna Malhotra welcomes Soleei Guasp from Durfee High School in Fall River, Mass. to talk about her research at the Broad Institute, using CRISPR gene editing to develop treatments that overcome a cancer patient's resistance to immunotherapy, and also discuss the ethical questions that surround this biotechnology.

The Uses and Ethical Questions of CRISPR Biotechnology with Soleei Guasp | Teen Scientist

A Conversation with Victor Cai: 2022 Regeneron STS Finalist | Teen Scientist

Rayna Malhotra presents an exciting STEM story that comes directly from the Lehigh Valley. She welcomes Parkland High School senior Victor Cai, a Top 40 Finalist in the 81st Regeneron Science Talent Search, and they talk about the cutting-edge technology he is developing in his kitchen.

A Conversation with Victor Cai: 2022 Regeneron STS Finalist | Teen Scientist

Lehigh University's Dr. Hyunok Choi, Emily Grace, & Moravian Academy's Mikail Jaffer | Tee...

Rayna Malhotra brings listeners a STEM-focused program, speaking with Lehigh University professor Dr. Hyunok Choi and undergraduate student Emily Grace about asthma research, as well as Moravian Academy student Mikail Jaffer about his projects to battle COVID-19 and other diseases.

Lehigh University's Dr. Hyunok Choi, Emily Grace, & Moravian Academy's Mikail Jaffer | Tee...

Lehigh's Anand Ramamurthi and the Science of Tissue Regeneration | Teen Scientist

Host Rayna Malhotra speaks with Professor Anand Ramamurthi, chair of the Department of Bioengineering at Lehigh University about his research in Elastic Matrix Regenerative Repair, its significance and application in tissue regeneration, advice for aspiring STEM professionals, and more.

Lehigh's Anand Ramamurthi and the Science of Tissue Regeneration | Teen Scientist

Rehabbing with 3D Technology feat. Michael Spigel & Bryon Grigsby | Teen Scientist

Host Rayna Malhotra welcomes Good Shepherd Rehabilitation CEO Michael Spigel and Moravian University President Bryon Grigsby to talk about their recent partnership to advance local rehabilitation at Good Shepherd's new Center Valley location.

Rehabbing with 3D Technology feat. Michael Spigel & Bryon Grigsby | Teen Scientist