Best described as someone who likes to "sit in the woods and stare," Molly fell for science in the ponds, wildlife, and fields of Ohio. After focusing on biology in college, she began to pursue science journalism, and has written and produced (radio/podcasts) for outlets like Scientific American, Wired, Nature, NPR's Science Friday, and National Geographic Adventure, as well as created live conversations at the World Science Festival, where she specialized in creating programs at the intersection of science, philosophy, and art. Her ability to comprehend and totally immerse herself in complicated issues has helped Radiolab investigate blood donation, drug prices, and one very special jar. She also had a hand in the pilot of Freakonomics Radio, where you can still hear her voice at the top of every episode.
Molly Webster appears in the following:
Monday, December 07, 2015
Sunday, November 22, 2015
Sunday, August 23, 2015
Monday, June 08, 2015
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Friday, May 30, 2014
Craig Childs, Regan Choi, and Dirk Vaughan used to spend months in the isolated backcountry of the Southwestern U.S. One day, they stumbled across a rare and ancient piece of pottery, in almost mint condition. That discovery led to an argument, and a decision, that has stayed with them for ...
Friday, April 04, 2014
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Monday, March 17, 2014
Not only did we get to see water freeze into ice instantaneously, Rockefeller University set it up like a Vogue fashion shoot.
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Okay, so it's not reallllllyyy ice, as you know ice to be.
Thursday, March 13, 2014
What do you do when you have 20 minutes to kill while waiting for water to supercool?
Friday, January 17, 2014
On a quiet, warm summer day, somewhere in the soil beneath your feet, tucked into a nearby plant, or at the edges of a pond, a tiny little cataclysm is happening: an insect is transforming, undergoing metamorphosis. The chrysalis is easily nature’s best known black box, but it turns out, ...
Monday, December 09, 2013
We’ve all heard the story of what happened on the day the dinosaurs died, right? Well, we thought we had. Turns out, high-powered ballistics experiments, fancy computer algorithms, and good old-fashioned ancient geology have given us a shocking new version of the events on that day, 66 million years ago. ...
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Thursday, May 30, 2013
Join us for a night of nanospectucular wonders, hosted by Robert Krulwich, live from the World Science Festival tonight (May 30) at 8pm ET here on radiolab.org. Watch below, and join two Radiolab producers for a live chat as the event gets underway.