Science Magazine Podcast

Weekly podcasts from Science Magazine, the world's leading journal of original scientific research, global news, and commentary.

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The point of pointing, and using seabirds to track ocean health


On this week’s show: How seabirds can be “barometers” for marine ecosystems during times of environmental stress, and the origins of pointing


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Converting carbon dioxide into gasoline, and ‘autofocal’ glasses with lenses that change shape on the fly


On this week’s show: Will making gasoline from carbon dioxide soon be cheaper than pulling it out of the ground? And new “autofocal” glasses may soon replace your bifocals


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Creating chimeras for organ transplants and how bats switch between their eyes and ears on the wing


On this week’s show: making chimeras by placing stem cells from one species into the embryo of another, and exploring how bats switch between vision and echolocation. Plus, our monthly books segment!


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The why of puppy dog eyes, and measuring honesty on a global scale


On this week’s show: what puppy dog eyes and diseased spines mean for our understanding of dog domestication, and a study on honesty that involved placing 17,000 “lost” wallets around the world


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Better hurricane forecasts and spotting salts on Jupiter’s moon Europa


On this week’s show: A swarm of satellites helps measure the speed of hurricane winds, and new data on the surface of Europa reveal more about its subsurface oceans


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 2019-06-13  22m
 
 

The limits on human endurance, and a new type of LED


On this week’s show: Perovskites have made it big in solar and are now poised to enter the light-emitting diode business, and what we can learn about the limits of human endurance from transcontinental racers


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 2019-06-06  20m
 
 

Grad schools dropping the GRE requirement and AIs play capture the flag


On this week’s show: why some Ph.D. programs are dropping the General Record Examination requirement for applicants and why DeepMind is teaching artificial agents to play a video game from 1999


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 2019-05-30  39m
 
 

New targets for the world’s biggest atom smasher and wood designed to cool buildings


On this week’s show: The Large Hadron Collider could be making particles that physicists haven’t looked for and modified wood that can passively cool buildings


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 2019-05-23  23m
 
 

Nonstick chemicals that stick around and detecting ear infections with smartphones


On this week’s show: Tainted groundwater from nonstick chemicals and using smartphones for ear- infection detection


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 2019-05-16  22m
 
 

Probing the secrets of the feline mind and how Uber and Lyft may be making traffic worse


On this week’s show: Cats are finally proving their social smarts, and ghost riders help get a gauge on the traffic effects of ride-sharing apps


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 2019-05-09  23m