If you're doing a show that's got PhDs and MDs crawling out of every nook and cranny, you should bother to do at least a modicum of research, so as not to make your characters look educationally challenged.
Dear Dr. Sweets, the plural of 'vortex' is 'vortices' not 'vortexes'.
Similarly, given his academic qualifications, the visiting Dr. Clark surely would know that it's 'homo sapiens' not 'homo sapien'. Homo sapiens is singular; the plural would be homines sapientes.
Sorry, producers, but they should have taught you at producer school that it's risky to assume your viewers are morons!