Chelsea, Emily, and new host Marina discuss how eggs get their shape, quantum encryption keys, and a new development in genetics.
This week Derrick talks about stars and their partners, Nora bubbles over about liquid-hot MAGMA, and Nicole shares some laughs with “Why Is This A Thing?”. Plus, a reminder to fill out our listener survey by next Monday, *June* 26!!!
This week, Natalie explains how humans recognize faces, Emily gives a quick overview of new findings about human origins, and Derrick talks about how evolution explains millenials.
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.
Natalie, Jonathan, and Nora discuss some of the newest methods to hit the scientific scene in an effort to treat Parkinsons and HIV.
This week, Nora, Jonathan, and Emily talk about the science of crowds. Jonathan considers whether “Ask the Audience” is really the best lifeline and Emily shares how a large scale genetic study can help us understand which genes are essential to our survival.