scientific community podcasts

Science podcast: A planet beyond Pluto, the bugs in your home, and the link between marijuana and IQ

Online News Editor David Grimm shares stories on studying marijuana use in teenage twins,...

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How humans survived an ancient volcanic winter and how disgust shapes ecosystems

When Indonesia’s Mount Toba blew its top some 74,000 years ago, an apocalyptic scenario ensued:...

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Podcast: The effects of Neandertal DNA on health, squishing bugs for science, and sleepy confessions

Online news editor David Grimm shares stories on confessions extracted from sleepy people,...

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Podcast: An exoplanet with three suns, no relief for aching knees, and building better noses

Listen to stories on how once we lose cartilage it’s gone forever, genetically engineering a...

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Evolution of skin color, taming rice thrice, and peering into baby brains

This week we hear stories about a new brain imaging technique for newborns, recently uncovered...

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Science’s Breakthrough of the Year, our best online news, and science books for your shopping list

Dave Grimm—online news editor for Science—talks with Sarah Crespi about a few of this year’s top...

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Unearthing slavery in the Caribbean, and the Catholic Church’s influence on modern psychology

Most historical accounts of slavery were written by colonists and planters. Researchers are now...

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Podcast: The latest news from Pluto, a rock-eating fungus, and tracking storm damage with Twitter

News intern Nala Rogers shares stories on mineral-mining microbes, mapping hurricane damage using...

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Podcast: Patent trolls, the earthquake-volcano link, and obesity in China

Online News Editor Catherine Matacic shares stories on how earthquakes may trigger volcanic...

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Podcast: Why animal personalities matter, killer whale sanctuaries, and the key to making fraternal twins

Online News Editor David Grimm shares stories on a proposal for an orca sanctuary in the sea, the...

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Podcast: Tracking rats in a city slum, the giraffe genome, and watching human evolution in action

Online News Editor David Grimm shares stories on finding clues to giraffes’ height in their...

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Podcast: The economics of the Uber era, mysterious Neandertal structures, and an octopus boom

Online News Editor David Grimm shares stories on underground rings built by Neandertals,...

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Podcast: Pollution hot spots in coastal waters, extreme bees, and diseased dinos

News stories on bees that live perilously close to the mouth of a volcano, diagnosing arthritis...

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Podcast: How mice mess up reproducibility, new support for an RNA world, and giving cash away wisely

News stories on a humanmade RNA copier that bolsters ideas about early life on Earth, the...

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Podcast: Ceres’s close-up, how dogs listen, and a new RNA therapy

News stories on what words dogs know, an RNA therapy for psoriasis, and how Lucy may have fallen...

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Podcast: A burning body experiment, prehistoric hunting dogs, and seeding life on other planets

News stories on our earliest hunting companions, should we seed exoplanets with life, and finding...

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