Science Magazine Podcast

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Subscribers: 3253
Reviews: 4
Episodes: 100

 Jul 13, 2020

Kas Pi
 Nov 10, 2018
Half of the program is basically an NSA hiring campaign. Bring science to the nerds in order to lure them into surveillance crime. Terrible program, really.

Harald Clark
 Oct 28, 2018
Good and quick glimpses into scientific fields. I find the sponsor adverts irritating, but overall well produced podcast.

A Podcast Republic user
 Jul 27, 2018


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

Episode Date
Reducing cartel violence in Mexico, and what to read and see this fall
Sep 21, 2023
Why cats love tuna, and powering robots with tiny explosions
Sep 14, 2023
Extreme ocean currents from a volcano, and why it’s taking so long to wire green energy into the U.S. grid
Sep 07, 2023
Reducing calculus trauma, and teaching AI to smell
Aug 31, 2023
The source of solar wind, hackers and salt halt research, and a book on how institutions decide gender
Aug 24, 2023
What killed off North American megafauna, and making languages less complicated
Aug 17, 2023
Why some trees find one another repulsive, and why we don’t know how much our hands weigh
Aug 10, 2023
Tracing the genetic history of African Americans using ancient DNA, and ethical questions at a famously weird medical museum
Aug 03, 2023
Researchers collaborate with a social media giant, ancient livestock, and sex and gender in South Africa
Jul 27, 2023
Adding thousands of languages to the AI lexicon, and the genes behind our bones
Jul 20, 2023
The AI special issue, adding empathy to robots, and scientists leaving Arecibo
Jul 13, 2023
Putting the man-hunter and woman-gatherer myth to the sword, and the electron's dipole moment gets closer to zero
Jul 06, 2023
Putting organs into the deep freeze, a scavenger hunt for robots, and a book on race and reproduction
Jun 29, 2023
A space-based telescope to hunt dark energy, and what we can learn from scaleless snakes
Jun 22, 2023
Why it’s tough to measure light pollution, and a mental health first aid course
Jun 15, 2023
Contraception for cats, and taking solvents out of chemistry
Jun 08, 2023
How we measure the world with our bodies, and hunting critical minerals
Jun 01, 2023
Talking tongues, detecting beer, and shifting perspectives on females
May 25, 2023
The earliest evidence for kissing, and engineering crops to clone themselves
May 18, 2023
Debating when death begins, and the fate of abandoned lands
May 11, 2023
Building big dream machines, and self-organizing landscapes
May 04, 2023
The value of new voices in science and journalism, and what makes something memorable
Apr 27, 2023
Mapping uncharted undersea volcanoes, and elephant seals dive deep to sleep
Apr 20, 2023
More precise radiocarbon dating, secrets of hibernating bear blood, and a new book series
Apr 13, 2023
Why not vaccinate chickens against avian flu, and new form of reproduction found in yellow crazy ants
Apr 06, 2023
How the Maya thought about the ancient ruins in their midst, and the science of Braille
Mar 30, 2023
New worries about Earth’s asteroid risk, and harnessing plants’ chemical factories
Mar 23, 2023
An active volcano on Venus, and a concerning rise in early onset colon cancer
Mar 16, 2023
Compassion fatigue in those who care for lab animals, and straightening out ocean conveyor belts
Mar 09, 2023
Battling bias in medicine, and how dolphins use vocal fry
Mar 02, 2023
Shrinking MRI machines, and the smell of tsetse fly love
Feb 23, 2023
Earth’s hidden hydrogen, and a trip to Uranus
Feb 16, 2023
Using sharks to study ocean oxygen, and what ancient minerals teach us about early Earth
Feb 09, 2023
Visiting a mummy factory, and improving the IQ of … toilets
Feb 02, 2023
Wolves hunting otters, and chemical weathering in a warming world
Jan 26, 2023
Bad stats overturn ‘medical murders,’ and linking allergies with climate change
Jan 19, 2023
Peering beyond the haze of alien worlds, and how failures help us make new discoveries
Jan 12, 2023
A controversial dam in the Amazon unites Indigenous people and scientists, and transplanting mitochondria to treat rare diseases
Jan 05, 2023
Year in review 2022: Best of online news, and podcast highlights
Dec 22, 2022
Breakthrough of the Year, and the best in science books
Dec 15, 2022
The state of science in Ukraine, and a conversation with Anthony Fauci
Dec 08, 2022
A genetic history of Europe’s Jews, and measuring magma under a supervolcano
Dec 01, 2022
Artificial intelligence takes on Diplomacy, and how much water do we really need?
Nov 24, 2022
Mammoth ivory trade may be bad for elephants, and making green electronics with fungus
Nov 17, 2022
Kurt Vonnegut’s contribution to science, and tunas and sharks as ecosystem indicators
Nov 10, 2022
Cities as biodiversity havens, and gene therapy for epilepsy
Nov 03, 2022
Space-based solar power gets serious, AI helps optimize chemistry, and a book on food extinction
Oct 27, 2022
Snakes living the high-altitude life, and sending computing power to the edges of the internet
Oct 20, 2022
Climate change threatens supercomputing, and collecting spider silks
Oct 13, 2022
Linking violence in Myanmar to fossil amber research, and waking up bacterial spores
Oct 06, 2022
Giving a lagoon personhood, measuring methane flaring, and a book about eating high on the hog
Sep 29, 2022
Can wolves form close bonds with humans, and termites degrade wood faster as the world warms
Sep 22, 2022
Testing planetary defenses against asteroids, and building a giant ‘water machine’
Sep 15, 2022
Why the fight against malaria has stalled in southern Africa, and how to look for signs of life on Mars
Sep 08, 2022
Using free-floating DNA to find soldiers’ remains, and how people contribute to indoor air chemistry
Sep 01, 2022
Chasing Arctic cyclones, brain coordination in REM sleep, and a book on seafood in the information age
Aug 25, 2022
Monitoring a nearby star’s midlife crisis, and the energetic cost of chewing
Aug 18, 2022
Cougars caught killing donkeys in Death Valley, and decoding the nose
Aug 11, 2022
Invasive grasses get help from fire, and a global map of ant diversity
Aug 04, 2022
Probing beyond our Solar System, sea pollinators, and a book on the future of nutrition
Jul 28, 2022
Possible fabrications in Alzheimer’s research, and bad news for life on Enceladus
Jul 21, 2022
The Webb Space Telescope’s first images, and why scratching sometimes makes you itchy
Jul 14, 2022
Running out of fuel for fusion, and addressing gender-based violence in India
Jul 07, 2022
Former pirates help study the seas, and waves in the atmosphere can drive global tsunamis
Jun 30, 2022
Using waste to fuel airplanes, nature-based climate solutions, and a book on Indigenous conservation
Jun 23, 2022
A look at Long Covid, and why researchers and police shouldn’t use the same DNA kits
Jun 16, 2022
Saving the Spix’s macaw, and protecting the energy grid
Jun 09, 2022
The historic Maya’s sophisticated stargazing knowledge, and whether there is a cost to natural cloning
Jun 02, 2022
Saying farewell to Insight, connecting the microbiome and the brain, and a book on agriculture in Africa
May 26, 2022
Seeing the Milky Way’s central black hole, and calling dolphins by their names
May 19, 2022
Fixing fat bubbles for vaccines, and preventing pain from turning chronic
May 12, 2022
Staking out the start of the Anthropocene, and why sunscreen is bad for coral
May 05, 2022
Using quantum tools to track dark matter, why rabies remains, and a book series on science and food
Apr 28, 2022
Protecting birds from brightly lit buildings, and controlling robots from orbit
Apr 21, 2022
Desert ‘skins’ drying up, and one of the oldest Maya calendars
Apr 14, 2022
A surprisingly weighty fundamental particle, and surveying the seas for RNA viruses
Apr 07, 2022
Probing Earth’s mysterious inner core, and the most complete human genome to date
Mar 31, 2022
Scientists become targets on social media, and battling space weather
Mar 24, 2022
The challenges of testing medicines during pregnancy, and when not paying attention makes sense
Mar 17, 2022
Monitoring wastewater for SARS-CoV-2, and looking back at the biggest questions about the pandemic
Mar 10, 2022
A global treaty on plastic pollution, and a dearth of Black physicists
Mar 03, 2022
Securing nuclear waste for 100,000 years, and the link between math literacy and life satisfaction
Feb 24, 2022
COVID-19’s long-term impact on the heart, and calculating the survival rate of human artifacts
Feb 17, 2022
Merging supermassive black holes, and communicating science in the age of social media
Feb 10, 2022
Building a green city in a biodiversity hot spot, and live monitoring vehicle emissions
Feb 03, 2022
Fecal transplants in pill form, and gut bacteria that nourish hibernating squirrels
Jan 27, 2022
A window into live brains, and what saliva tells babies about human relationships
Jan 20, 2022
Cloning for conservation, and divining dynamos on super-Earths
Jan 13, 2022
Setting up a permafrost observatory, and regulating transmissible vaccines
Jan 06, 2022
Top online stories, the state of marijuana research, and Afrofuturism
Dec 23, 2021
The Breakthrough of the year show, and the best of science books
Dec 16, 2021
Tapping fiber optic cables for science, and what really happens when oil meets water
Dec 09, 2021
The ethics of small COVID-19 trials, and visiting an erupting volcano
Dec 02, 2021
Why trees are making extra nuts this year, human genetics and viral infections, and a seminal book on racism and identity
Nov 25, 2021
Wildfires could threaten ozone layer, and vaccinating against tick bites
Nov 18, 2021
The long road to launching the James Webb Space Telescope, and genes for a longer life span
Nov 11, 2021
The folate debate, and rewriting the radiocarbon curve
Nov 04, 2021
Sleeping without a brain, tracking alien invasions, and algorithms of oppression
Oct 28, 2021
Soil science goes deep, and making moldable wood
Oct 20, 2021
The ripple effects of mass incarceration, and how much is a dog’s nose really worth?
Oct 14, 2021