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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
 
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.
 
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 ...
 
Science Talk is a weekly science audio show covering the latest in the world of science and technology. Join Steve Mirsky each week as he explores cutting-edge breakthroughs and controversial issues with leading scientists and journalists. He is also an articles editor and columnist at Scientific American magazine and his column, "Antigravity", is one of science writing's rate venues for humor. Check our the new daily podcast from Scientific American: "60-Second Science." To view all of our ...
 
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.
 
A weekly podcast in which creative professionals G.M.B Chomichuk and Justin Currie (Chasing Artwork) explore the ingredients that go into a life working in their studio making art, writing stories and making graphic novels. Interviews with other industry newcomers and professionals compare and contrast different approaches and philosophies of living a creative life. https://www.patreon.com/gmbchomichuk
 
Physics World Weekly offers a unique insight into the latest news, breakthroughs and innovations from the global scientific community. Our award-winning journalists reveal what has captured their imaginations about the stories in the news this week, which might span anything from quantum physics and astronomy through to materials science, environmental research and policy, and biomedical science and technology. Find out more about the stories in this podcast by visiting the Physics World web ...
 
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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Since the start of the pandemic, face coverings and their ability to prevent the transmission of Covid-19 have been under constant scrutiny by scientists, politicians and the public. More than a year and a half in, what do – and don’t – we know? Madeleine Finlay speaks to Prof Cath Noakes about how effective different face coverings are, how best t…
 
Early changes in eye gaze – or the time spent looking at another person’s face compared to the scene around them – is diminished in ASD. It starts to decline at about 12 months and is linked to later social communication behaviors. But many people wonder why this is an early developing behavior worth studying? Also, what happens in school age to ki…
 
Why do we have freckles? What gives the Blister Beetle its name? We hear on what in music makes us groove and answer your science questions on this weeks Fun Kids Science Weekly! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.Fun Kids
 
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 …
 
Imagine going your whole life without being able to smell - and then suddenly you can. The team tells the amazing story of a woman who first gained the ability to smell aged 24 - a case which has scientists baffled. Efforts to tackle the climate and biodiversity crises need to be unified. We hear from Nathalie Pettorelli of the Zoological Society o…
 
Contributing Correspondent Lizzie Wade joins host Sarah Crespi to discuss fossilized footprints left on a lake shore in North America sometime before the end of Last Glacial Maximum—possibly the earliest evidence for humans on the continent. Read the research. Next, Paolo Cherubini, a senior scientist in the dendrosciences research group at the Swi…
 
Thousands of people have been forced to flee the path of the lava that has been spewing from the Cumbre Vieja volcano on La Palma since Sunday 18th September. Dr Rebecca Williams of Hull University is an expert on the geology of the Canary Islands and tells Gaia Vince that eruptions are regular events on the islands. There's been much discussion ab…
 
In this episode of the Physics World Weekly podcast the historian Alex Wellerstein explains how the US has kept its nuclear secrets since the Second World War. The author of Restricted Data: the History of Nuclear Secrecy in the United States, he explains how the country has walked the fine line between trying to prevent rogue actors from developin…
 
This week, Peter Simons covers three studies about financial ties to the pharmaceutical industry in editorial and commentary writers in medical journals. These conflicts of interest create biased research literature that helps pharma push potentially harmful and less effective drugs. Conflicts of Interest Linked to“Unduly Favorable” Editorials Conf…
 
Earlier this month the government announced it will extend the storage limit for those freezing their egg cells from 10 to 55 years. Over the past decade there has been a rapid growth in egg freezing, reaching 2,400 cycles in 2019, and the new rules will allow more freedom in choosing when to freeze – and unfreeze. But, as an expensive, invasive an…
 
Tonight on GeekNights, we consider the archaic "computer magazine" that you may have heard old people talking about. From PC Gamer to Maximum PC to Computer Shopper, the pre-Internet was a wild time. In the news, Western Digital "My Book" users had all their data deleted in a convoluted story, Western Digital tried to trick people into buying infer…
 
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, 9/19/2021, and I would love to share some of my reflections about the past week with you. Current Freebies: - Echo in Time - Ink Witch Currently Working On: - Skeleton Draft: Song…
 
On this episode of Photo Geek Weekly, Don and Steve Brazill recorded live! The topics include the new flagship mirrorless camera from Canon, the antithesis of a sharp lens, the new iPhones and how they will impact mobile photography and finally... what if photography was a video game? A great discussion all around, thanks as always for listening! B…
 
On this episode of Photo Geek Weekly, Don and Steve Brazill recorded live! The topics include the new flagship mirrorless camera from Canon, the antithesis of a sharp lens, the new iPhones and how they will impact mobile photography and finally… what if photography was a video game? A great discussion all around, thanks as [...]…
 
In some parts of the world, taking a stand for the planet can be incredibly dangerous. This week we hear from Laura Furones, of the campaign group Global Witness, on the finding that 227 environment activists were murdered in 2020. She explains why this is happening and what needs to be done to protect these people. In de-extinction news, $15 milli…
 
Online News Editor David Grimm joins host Sarah Crespi to talk about the health and environmental benefits of potty training cows. Next, Peter Teske, a professor in the department of zoology at the University of Johannesburg, joins us to talk about his Science Advances paper on origins of the sardine run—a massive annual fish migration off the coas…
 
NASA's Perseverance rover has been trundling around the Jezero crater since it landed successfully in February 2021. A few weeks ago it made its first attempt at collecting a sample of rock. Unfortunately the rock turned out to be so crumbly it disintegrated away. But Perseverance lives up to its name and has been drilling elsewhere and has now col…
 
In this episode of the Physics World Weekly podcast, the cosmologist and theoretical physicist Laura Mersini-Houghton of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill joins us to talk about big questions in cosmology such as why did the universe come into existence and what, if anything, existed before the Big Bang? googletag.cmd.push(function() …
 
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…
 
This week, Peter Simons covers two articles about the pharmaceutical industry's influence on drug regulators, and an article finding that newborn babies experience antidepressant withdrawal if their mothers took SSRIs while pregnant. 75% of Pharma Companies Fail Basic Transparency Measures How to Address the Undermining of Drug Regulators by Pharma…
 
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…
 
1. Transit – Roland Kayn – Transit – 2021 2. Eli Licking Ice – John Chantler – Eli Licking Ice – 2021 3. Root Assumption part 2 – Jerome Cooper – Root Assumptions – 1982 4. Paris – Diaphanae – Paris – 2021 originally broadcast September 12, 2021Tone Science
 
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…
 
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.…
 
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 …
 
Paul Davies has been exploring the esoteric nature of physics in his popular science books since the 1970s. The Arizona State University physicist talks to me about his latest book What’s Eating the Universe and Other Cosmic Questions and also gives some top tips for aspiring science writers. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-g…
 
We’re just weeks away from the big international climate talks in Glasgow, where governments will be trying to figure out a workable plan for how to keep global temperature rise below 1.5 degrees. Gaia Vince explores a couple of strategies to tackle climate change.By far the biggest source of the rise comes from the release of greenhouse gases when…
 
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 …
 
This week, Peter Simons covers three new articles which suggest that “relapse” in the drug trials for both antidepressants and antipsychotics is likely caused by sudden withdrawal. This contradicts the notion that the drugs have protective effects against relapse. “Relapse” in Antidepressant Trials Likely Caused by Sudden Withdrawal Sudden Antipsyc…
 
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 …
 
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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 please get in touch! Story 1: The RED V-RAPTOR ST is a $25K c…
 
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
 
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
 
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…
 
In this episode of the Physics World Weekly podcast I chat with Erica Salazar of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, who is developing high-temperature superconductor magnets for the next generation of fusion reactors. She explains why these materials could help make the dream of fusion power come true and why the magnets must be protected f…
 
Victoria Gill talks to Professor Damian Bailey who's leading research at the University of South Wales into the potential risks to brain health in contact sports players, from impacts to the head and body sustained during play. His latest study found that over the course of a 31 game season, the brains of members of a professional rugby union team …
 
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