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Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Science Weekly podcast will now explore some of the crucial scientific questions about Covid-19. Led by its usual hosts Ian Sample, Hannah Devlin and Nicola Davis, as well as the Guardian's health editor Sarah Boseley, we’ll be taking questions – some sent by you – to experts on the frontline of the global outbreak. Send us your questions here: theguardian.com/covid19questions
 
Planetary Radio brings you the human adventure across our solar system and beyond. We visit each week with the scientists, engineers, leaders, advocates and astronauts who are taking us across the final frontier. Regular features raise your space IQ while they put a smile on your face. Join host Mat Kaplan and Planetary Society colleagues including Bill Nye the Science Guy, Bruce Betts, and Emily Lakdawalla as they dive deep into the latest space news. The monthly Space Policy Edition takes ...
 
Exploring the coolest and most incredible stuff in science, from way back when dinosaurs roamed the Earth to a future where humans live in space! Fun Kids Science Weekly is hosted by Dan and is the perfect science podcast for kids and families everywhere. Each week, you'll find episodes from series like Deep Space High, Age of the Dinosaurs and Professor Hallux. There's also a special guest, top experts answering all your science questions and Dangerous Dan - something scientific that’s also ...
 
Keep up with the latest scientific developments and breakthroughs in this award winning weekly podcast from the team at New Scientist, the world’s most popular weekly science and technology magazine. Each discussion centers around three of the most fascinating stories to hit the headlines each week. From technology, to space, health and the environment, we share all the information you need to keep pace.
 
Diet Science is a fun 7 to 8 minute weekly program with insights and straight scoops on today's health and diet issues from Dee McCaffrey, CDC. Dee is an Organic Chemist who lost 100 pounds, nearly half her body weight, and has kept it off for 20 years by staying away from processed foods. She's the author of The Science of Skinny, released by Perseus June 2012, and The Science of Skinny Cookbook, which was released December 2014.
 
Quirky, entertaining and informative, the weekly Science Update Podcast bundles five of Science Update’s award-winning 60-second radio shows together with insightful commentary from one of our producers. Since 1988, Science Update has covered the latest discoveries in science, technology, and medicine and has answered listeners’ science questions. Phone your question in to our toll-free answer line, 1-800-WHY-ISIT (949-4748) or submit it via our website, scienceupdate.com. Science Update is ...
 
Hi there! I'm Lindsey Sparks, bestselling science fiction and fantasy author of the Echo Trilogy, Atlantis Legacy, The Ending Series, and a few other series. On this weekly podcast, I reflect on my current works-in-progress, including what I've been researching this past week, what's inspiring me right now, and other randomness related to my writing.
 
Weekly interview show with people at the forefront of transformational technologies, scientific research, and bold new thinking that enables humans to operate at higher levels — better able to achieve whatever each person values most in life. This could be in fields as diverse as neuroscience, computer science, psychology, bio-tech, augmented reality, nutrition & fitness and so many more areas of pioneering work.
 
Medicine: Beyond the Science features interviews with medical personnel, researchers, patients, and special guests to highlight their unique stories, personal experiences, and contributions to medicine. Hosted by Jake Muldoon an optimist, ordained minister, and PhD Chemist who has a passion for the stories of others. New episodes post bi-weekly, sponsored by the International Journal of Clinical Research (www.ijcrcentral.com).
 
Online radio station and cultural platform based in Rotterdam. We broadcast a variety of live shows, from music to science and sports, featuring international DJ's, artists and guest speakers weekly since 2017. We are committed to support emerging talents and to engage the local community and beyond. Our main goal is the overall cultural development through diverse initiatives. www.operator-radio.com
 
The Real Deal Science Fiction Podcast looks at movies, books, games and scifi of all kinds. Then we look at technology which exists now or is on the horizon and finds the correlation between the two. Science fiction leads to science facts and the future of our world depends upon the human race becoming more than we are today. This is a weekly podcast with new episodes on Monday and special episodes on Thursdays when warranted.
 
Urban Nerd Weekly is a podcast dedicated to all things nerdy, strange, and specific. Each Friday host (Comedian/Writer) "$pay¢e" and co-host (Meme Troll/Writer)"Kitty", dives into the biggest news in science, art, entertainment, and pop culture. Be sure to subscribe so you can get each episode while its fresh. Comment so we can know what you guys wanna hear.
 
See How Life Works creates films and materials to guide you on the path to Peace of Mind. Our core DVD series is based on A Course In Miracles - a spiritual process that can assist and guide anyone to release fear and guilt, allowing health, joy, and peace of mind to return. We also have a weekly podcast series hosted by the co-founder of See How Life Works, Carol Howe. Her work is grounded in science and research. With decades of teaching and counseling experience, Carol is a world-renowned ...
 
Johns Hopkins Medicine is pleased to present its health and medicine podcast, a lively discussion of the week’s medical news and how it may affect you. This five to seven-minute free program features Elizabeth Tracey, director of electronic media for Johns Hopkins Medicine, and Rick Lange M.D., professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins and vice chairman of medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
 
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Last week, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) world conservation congress took place in Marseille. Guardian biodiversity reporter Phoebe Weston was there and heard about the latest updated ‘red list’ of threatened species, which included a warning that over a third of all shark and ray species now face extinction. To find…
 
News Timestamps: Electric Footsteps? Novel Wooden Floors Generate Power From Walking | Interesting Engineering (01:16) New Way to Pull Lithium from Water Could Increase Supply, Efficiency | UT News (07:52) The World's Largest Carbon-Sucking Plant Just Became Operational | Science Alert (13:39) Baby Birds Start Learning Songs From Inside Their Snug …
 
Why are we seeing more spiders? How do touch screens work? Author of Everything Under the Sun and QI Elf Molly Oldfield joins us on the podcast to uncover the answers to some amazing science questions and we learn all about the deadliest and cutest creature there is! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34378867/ There have been several small, or small-ish, studies looking at the link between dementia and autism or ID. However, recently, the largest medical record study of 500k people, 12k of which were autistic and 26k were autistic and had ID, examining early onset dementia was published. Those with ASD had a 1.9 …
 
Morgan Cable of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory is lead author of a paper that makes a compelling argument for a mission to Saturn’s small but dynamic moon Enceladus. She and her stellar co-authors believe it is among the best and easiest places in our solar system to look for evidence of life. Morgan has also been involved with the synthesis of o…
 
Eight of the ten countries in the world with the highest rates of child marriage are in Africa. According to the United Nations, 37 per cent of young women in Sub-Saharan Africa are married before they turn 18. Girls who are married are more likely to drop out of school, while girls with higher levels of education are less likely to be married as a…
 
In a report earlier this summer, the Joint Committee on Vaccinations and Immunisations (JCVI) noted there could be a 50% increase in cases of influenza in comparison to other years. Madeleine Finlay speaks to Ian Sample about the factors at play, from weakened immunity to the expanded vaccine programme, and hears from Derek Smith, professor of infe…
 
Hi there! I'm Lindsey Sparks, author of books featuring hidden worlds and twisted myths. Welcome to my weekly author's notes podcast! This episode was recorded on Sunday, 9/12/2021, and I would love to share some of my reflections about the past week with you. Current Freebies (ebooks): - Echo in Time - Ink Witch Currently Working On: - Plotting: S…
 
You've likely heard of the health benefits of raw garlic, but have you heard of black garlic? Listen in this week as Dee discusses what black garlic is, how it's prepared, it's health benefits, and how to enjoy it with your favorite foods! Link to purchase black garlic: https://amzn.to/3kXu9j8Dee and Michael McCaffrey
 
Great news for the more flatulent among us - breaking wind is a sign of good gut bacterial health. The team discusses a slightly unsavoury experiment in which men weighed their poos, stored them in freezers, and even had their farts measured… all in the name of science. The team also questions the wisdom of rolling out covid-19 booster jabs. Some c…
 
Staff Writer Paul Voosen talks with host Sarah Crespi about plans for NASA’s first visit to the Moon in 50 years—and the quick succession of missions that will likely follow. Next, Eileen Roesler, an engineering psychologist at the Technical University of Berlin, discusses the benefits of making robots that look and act like people—it’s not always …
 
The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation is recommending that a third jab be offered to people with weakened immune systems but the programme and rollout are different to the Covid vaccine boosters expected to be discussed by the JCVI later on Thursday. Shivani Dave speaks to Eleanor Riley, professor of immunology and infectious disease …
 
NASA hopes to radically reduce the price tag for exploring Mars with a mission called ESCAPADE. Principal investigator Rob Lillis and his team will send two small probes to the Red Planet in 2024 for less than $80 million. They will work with orbiters already circling Mars to answer deep questions about the evolution of that world’s formerly thick …
 
With nine in every ten new jobs in 2030 expected to require digital skills, graduates in Africa — and young women in particular — without information and communications technology training will be left behind. Nigerian computer scientist Unoma Okorafor is striving to change that. This week on Africa Science Focus, we find out how the Working to Adv…
 
Recently a study from Aston University revealed that the F-word had overtaken bloody to become Britain’s most popular swear word for the first time. Shivani Dave speaks to emeritus professor of psychology Timothy Jay of Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts to find out why people swear and whether or not there are any benefits to using swear words …
 
Hi there! I'm Lindsey Sparks, author of books featuring hidden worlds and twisted myths. Welcome to my weekly author's notes podcast! This episode was recorded on Sunday, 9/5/2021, and I would love to share some of my reflections about the past week with you. Current Freebies (ebooks): - Echo in Time - Ink Witch Currently Working On: - Final revisi…
 
News Timestamps: Luminate aims to make hair loss from chemotherapy a thing of the past | TechCrunch (01:16) Perseverance Just Drilled a 'Perfect' Rock Sample After The First One Crumbled | Science Alert (09:26) Motional reveals its Hyundai Ioniq 5 electric robotaxi | TechCrunch (14:04) Making methane from carbon dioxide: Carbon capture grows more a…
 
Bonus: I’m moving to Bulgaria! Adventure awaits us, and we’ll likely be leaving at some point in October. In the meantime, if you wanted a copy of my new book, Macro Photography: The Universe at Our Feet, the time to place an order is now. Also, if you’d like to order a print of anything [...]Photo Geek Weekly
 
Bonus: I'm moving to Bulgaria! Adventure awaits us, and we'll likely be leaving at some point in October. In the meantime, if you wanted a copy of my new book, Macro Photography: The Universe at Our Feet, the time to place an order is now. Also, if you'd like to order a print of anything please get in touch! Story 1: The RED V-RAPTOR ST is a $25K c…
 
Why is the sky blue? How fast does our brain work? Joanna Sadler joins us to chat about a recent study where she used bacteria to turn plastic into Vanilla flavouring! Find out all of this and more on this weeks Fun Kids Science Weekly! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.Fun Kids
 
Communication is culture, says Dr. Linda Billings, an expert in social science and space outreach. So what culture is summed by the types of space advocacy that call for pioneering, colonization and conquest of nature? Linda talks about the importance of language and context when advocating for space, and how we should consider other cultural value…
 
A bold move from the world’s largest shipping company could have big implications for the planet . Maersk has bought ships which can run on both traditional fuel and methanol. This alternative fuel, the team explains, could drastically reduce shipping’s contribution to global CO2 emissions. Neuroscientist Anil Seth puts forward a radical new theory…
 
Staff Writer Jon Cohen joins host Sarah Crespi to discuss the many theories circulating about the origins of SARS-CoV-2 and why finding the right one is important. Next, Ed Narevicius, a professor in the chemical and biological physics department at the Weizmann Institute of Science, talks with Sarah about creating vortex beams of atoms—a quantum s…
 
Getting trees into the ground isn’t simple. Reforestation often involves trade-offs and challenges. Phoebe Weston checks in on two projects where people are planting trees, and one where it’s not humans doing the planting at all. She and Patrick Greenfield from The age of extinction are back with two new episodes. Help support our independent journ…
 
It was one of the most exciting planetary science announcements in 2018: Radar from an orbiting spacecraft might have found large pools of liquid water under the Martian south pole. But good science doesn’t end with first conclusions. Jeffrey Plaut and Isaac Smith are among the researchers who have found that a form of clay may better explain these…
 
Sub-Saharan Africa has the world’s highest maternal mortality rate. While access to health facilities for births is improving for some, many women are still left behind — and the challenges women face during pregnancy and birth have been amplified during the COVID-19 pandemic. In our second season of Africa Science Focus, we’ll be shining the spotl…
 
In an era of divisions over the climate breakdown, tree planting seems to bring everyone together. But are there situations where tree planting can cause more harm than good? And how much can it help us counteract global heating? Patrick Greenfield leads you through the science and controversy behind the decisions we’re making and how those decisio…
 
Timestamps: World's first mobile MRI machine detects strokes that require surgery | New Atlas (01:18) Neuroscientists Detect Remarkable 'Brain Waves' in Lab-Grown Mini Brains | Science Alert (08:20) Reducing sugar in packaged foods can prevent disease in millions | MedicalXPress (13:02) Millennium Space in an experiment de-orbited a satellite in ei…
 
Hi there! I'm Lindsey Sparks, author of hidden worlds and twisted myths. Welcome to my weekly author's notes podcast! This episode was recorded on Sunday, 8/29/2021, and I would love to share some of my reflections about the past week with you. Current Freebies (ebooks): - Echo in Time - Ink Witch Currently Working On: - With proofreader: Song of t…
 
What is sweat? How do wings work? These science questions are answered, we hear about the giant hairy scorpion and Rebecca from the Science Museum joins us in this weeks Fun Kids Science Weekly! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.Fun Kids
 
Equipment from a massive biometrics programme in Afghanistan has been seized by the Taliban. From police and election commission programmes, they “have everything” according to one expert. The team explores the potential dangers caused by the Taliban’s access to this equipment. They also discuss the past and future of artificial intelligence with a…
 
News Intern Rachel Fritts talks with host Sarah Crespi about a new way to think about endometriosis—a painful condition found in one in 10 women in which tissue that normally lines the uterus grows on the outside of the uterus and can bind to other organs. Next, Raphael Townshend, founder and CEO of Atomic AI, talks about predicting RNA folding usi…
 
As back to school looms and in-person teaching returns, there is an expectation that Covid-19 cases will rise, especially among children. In the UK, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has approved the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines for children aged 12 to 17, but they are still not available to most people in this demograph…
 
Jupiter’s moon Europa hides a vast water ocean under a protective layer of ice. The Europa Clipper mission will send a powerful orbiter to investigate. Mission system manager L. Alberto (Al) Cangahuala tells us about the great strides made toward a planned 2024 launch and the challenges ahead. Bruce Betts faces one of the greatest challenges for an…
 
This week we investigate how tiny plastic pieces known as microplastics are contributing to an increase in potentially fatal diseases caused by fungi. A recent study conducted in western Kenya found that a number of fungal species accumulate on microplastic particles in the soil that can cause serious medical problems such as swelling in the lungs.…
 
In mid-June this year, some brands of cat food were recalled as a precaution after a sudden increase in cases of feline pancytopenia, a rare blood disease that can be fatal. Shivani Dave speaks to Daniella Dos Santos, a practicing small animal and exotic pet vet and the senior vice-president of the British Veterinary Association, to understand what…
 
Cool News Timestamps: Major nuclear fusion milestone reached as 'ignition' triggered in a lab | Phys.org (01:11) 3 grizzly bears groups are linked to 3 human languages | Big Think (08:36) A Deadly Brain Tumor Has Been 3D-Printed in The Lab For The First Time | Science Alert (13:52) New Island Appears off the Coast of Japan After Underwater Volcano …
 
Hi there! I'm Lindsey Sparks, author of hidden worlds and twisted myths. Welcome to my weekly author's notes podcast! This episode was recorded on Sunday, 8/22/2021, and I would love to share some of my reflections about the past week with you. Current Freebies (ebooks): - Echo in Time (until 8/31, maybe longer) - Ink Witch (until 8/31, maybe longe…
 
Siblings of people on the spectrum, including autistic adults, are amazing. They support, advocate, fundraise, and now we know they actually have a direct influence on the outcome of their affected brother or sister. What’s that effect? When is it most obvious? Does gender or race matter? All of these questions will be answered by Nicole Rosen of U…
 
Be careful eating this cheese, it might kill you! Why are mosquito bites bumpy? And Charlotte from the Royal Institution all about the anniversary of 200 years of the electric motor! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.Fun Kids
 
Recreating the power of the sun, the dream of nuclear fusion - it’s a dream we’re inching ever closer to. A new breakthrough at a lab in the US has the team excited, and they catch up with Jeremy Chittenden, co-director of the Centre for Inertial Fusion Studies at Imperial College London, to get the latest. The team then see how evolution has prove…
 
Contributing Correspondent Michael Price joins host Sarah Crespi to discuss the newest Mars analog to be built on the location of the first attempt at a large-scale sealed habitat, Biosphere 2 in Arizona. Next, William Brady, a postdoctoral researcher in the psychology department at Yale University, talks with Sarah about using an algorithm to meas…
 
Narwhals may be shy and elusive, but they are certainly not quiet. Nicola Davis speaks to geophysicist Dr Evgeny Podolskiy about capturing the vocalisations of narwhals in an arctic fjord, and what this sonic world could tell us about the lives of these mysterious creatures. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/sciencepod…
 
Cassini project scientist Linda Spilker is back to describe how data from the Saturn mission that ended four years ago is behind new, trailblazing science. Linda has also rejoined the team behind NASA'S Voyager mission that is celebrating important anniversaries. She closes with convincing arguments for missions to Saturn’s moon Enceladus and the i…
 
Anopheles stephensi is one of the few malaria mosquitoes that thrives in urban areas because of its ability to find clean water to lay its eggs. The World Health Organization raised the alarm on urban malaria transmission in 2019, urging aggressive action against Anopheles stephensi, which it described as a “major potential threat” to malaria elimi…
 
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