Science Friday

Brain fun for curious people.

https://www.wnycstudios.org/podcasts/science-friday

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Hr1: News Roundup, Adblocking, Fighting Antibiotic Resistance


Researchers are reviving ideas from the pre-antibiotic age to fight drug-resistant bacteria. Plus, a roundup of the week in science.


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 2016-06-03  46m
 
 

Hr2: Alzheimers and Infection, E-Cigarettes, Earthquake App, Vocal Fry


A provocative new study suggests that infection may spur the buildup of amyloid-beta, and that Alzheimers disease could be a toxic side effect. Plus, assessing risk, known and unknown, in the age of vaping, and a look at what vocal fry in music conveyed


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 2016-05-27  47m
 
 

Hr1: News Roundup, Electronic Newspapers, Imaginary Companions


Science Friday dips into its archives for a look at the past—-and future—-of electronic newspapers. Plus, how imaginary companions help kids develop a theory of mind.


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 2016-05-27  47m
 
 

Hr2: Lessons From the History of The Gene, How GPS Found Its Way, Robobees


The history of genetics is fraught with ethical conundrums. Plus, the early struggles of modern navigation, and what we can learn from the quest to build a better tiny, flying robot.


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 2016-05-20  47m
 
 

Hr1: News Roundup, Physicist Sean Carroll, Tracking the Hidden Trail Left by Your Smartphone


Does the Big Bang mark the beginning of the universe or the end of our current scientific knowledge? Plus, how much data is being transmitted through phone metadata and third-party keyboard apps?


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 2016-05-20  47m
 
 

Hr2: Exoplanets, Ramanujan, Science Club


This week NASA Kepler mission scientists confirmed a record haul of exoplanets: 1,284. Plus, how an impoverished Indian clerk upended mathematics with strange and beautiful equations, and responses to the Science Club #TakeASample challenge.


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 2016-05-13  46m
 
 

Hr1: News Roundup, Birds, Bees, Mushrooms


Celebrating spring science and the wonders of observation. Plus, a foray into the delicious world of mushroom hunting.


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 2016-05-13  46m
 
 

Hr2: Transit of Mercury, Weight Loss, Camera Traps


What The Biggest Loser can teach us about how the body loses and maintains weight. Plus, Dean Regas shares tips for viewing the upcoming transit of Mercury, and other sights in the spring skies, and a look at camera traps for wildlife.


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 2016-05-06  46m
 
 

Hr1: News Roundup, Biotech Startups, GPS, Robot Surgery


Has your GPS ever gotten you in trouble? It is so common in National Parks that rangers in Death Valley call it death by GPS. Plus, a look at a new robot that can perform sutures and other delicate operations completely autonomously.


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 2016-05-06  46m
 
 

Hr2: Genomics, DNA Data Storage, Garden IoT


Genomics pioneer Craig Venter revisits his predictions for the field from a SciFri conversation in 2003. Plus, DNA data storage, and a look at a growing group of apps, sensors, and other technologies that tell you when to water and fertilize, or even wh


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 2016-04-29  47m