Emily, Natalie, and Derrick get meta with a discussion about knowing what you know. They also discuss the latest news about antibiotics, and play a game of “why is this a thing?”
This week, Nora talks about self-growing robots, Marina talks about the discovery of a new particle-antiparticle pair, and Natalie shares some quick thoughts on faking videos.
This week, Derrick, Chelsea, and Emily discuss ants that stack in towers, useless (?) DNA, and the latest on the TRAPPIST system.
This week, Nicole talks about some crazy critters currently crawling on your skin, Marina tells us about the tiniest of transistors, and Chelsea shines a Scientist Spotlight on dynamic archaeology duo, the Leakeys.
Chelsea, Emily, and new host Marina discuss how eggs get their shape, quantum encryption keys, and a new development in genetics.
Join Dave, Ted, and Scott to learn about how stars explode, the REAL reason why birds don’t get shocked on power lines, and researchers’ latest breakthrough in the fight against the Zika virus.
This week, Scott talks about a football-field sized quantum computer, Chelsea describes the physics of frog tongues, and Natalie explains some outlandish basic research in a new segment called “WHY IS THIS A THING?”
This week, Nicole tells us what happens when the gene mafia rolls in and Nora wonders whether plants can hear. Plus, Emily takes questions from Reddits Sh*** Ask Science.
This week, Nicole describes the surprising source of a new sexually transmitted infection and Scott shares some neutrino news from his own research. Plus, Emily puts the ‘Scientist Spotlight’ on the Princess of Paleontology, Mary Anning.