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 Nov 28, 2020
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 Mar 17, 2020
Quick, concise reporting on one recent scientific paper. All in plain language.

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 Jan 17, 2019
Digestible, informative, often fun science facts.


Leading science and tech journalists dive into a rich world of scientific discovery in this bite-size science variety show. To view all of our archived  material, go to: .

Episode Date
How Misinformation Spreads Through War
Dec 01, 2023
Why Childhood Vaccination Rates Are Falling
Nov 29, 2023
Climate Adaptation Can Backfire If We Aren't Careful
Nov 27, 2023
The Members of This Reservation Learned They Live with Nuclear Weapons. Can Their Reality Ever Be the Same?
Nov 24, 2023
What Would It Mean to 'Absorb' a Nuclear Attack?
Nov 22, 2023
If You Had a Nuclear Weapon in Your Neighborhood, Would You Want to Know about It?
Nov 20, 2023
Just One U.S. Reservation Hosts Nuclear Weapons. This Is The Story of How That Came to Be
Nov 17, 2023
How Did Nuclear Weapons Get on My Reservation?
Nov 14, 2023
Quick Naps Are Good for Your Brain
Nov 13, 2023
Funding for Research on Psychedelics Is on the Rise, Along with Scientists' Hopes for Using Them
Nov 10, 2023
Do You Need to 'Trip' for Psychedelics to Work as Medicine?
Nov 08, 2023
The Search for New Psychedelics
Nov 06, 2023
What Are Ultraprocessed Foods, and Are They Bad for You?
Nov 01, 2023
These Creatures Are Probably the Closest Thing Nature Has to Real Werewolves
Oct 30, 2023
The World's Most Frightening Animal Sounds like This
Oct 27, 2023
The Tale of the Rotifer That Came Back to Life after 25,000 Years in an Icy Tomb
Oct 25, 2023
Generative AI Models Are Sucking Up Data from All Over the Internet, Yours Included
Oct 23, 2023
Some Parents Show Their Kids They Care with a Corpse
Oct 20, 2023
How to Handle This New COVID Season
Oct 18, 2023
As Arctic Sea Ice Breaks Up, AI Is Starting to Predict Where the Ice Will Go
Oct 16, 2023
Scientists Argue Conservation Is under Threat in Indonesia
Oct 13, 2023
A Soggy Mission to Sniff Out a Greenhouse Gas 'Bomb' in the High Arctic
Oct 11, 2023
This Indigenous Community Records the Climate Change That Is Causing Its Town to Erode Away
Oct 09, 2023
Journey to the Thawing Edge of Climate Change
Oct 06, 2023
A Popular Decongestant Doesn't Work. What Does?
Oct 04, 2023
The State of Large Language Models
Oct 02, 2023
Song of the Stars, Part 3: The Universe in all Senses
Sep 29, 2023
Song of the Stars, Part 2: Seeing in the Dark
Sep 27, 2023
Song of the Stars, Part 1: Transforming Space into Symphonies
Sep 25, 2023
This Researcher Captured Air from the Amazon in Dive-Bombs--And Found Grim Clues That the Forest Is Dying
Sep 22, 2023
Should You Get a Blood Test For Alzheimer's?
Sep 20, 2023
Ada Limón's Poem for Europa, Jupiter's Smallest Galilean Moon
Sep 18, 2023
How the Woolly Bear Caterpillar Does Something Pretty Amazing to Survive the Winter
Sep 15, 2023
Bees 'Buzz' in More Ways Than You Might Think
Sep 13, 2023
Scientists Are Beginning to Learn the Language of Bats and Bees Using AI
Sep 11, 2023
Trying to Train Your Brain Faster? Knowing This Might Help with That
Sep 08, 2023
This Tick Bite Makes You Allergic to Red Meat
Sep 06, 2023
This Lesbian Monkey Love Triangle Tells Us Something Really Interesting about Darwin's 'Paradox'
Sep 04, 2023
What the Luddites Can Teach Us about AI
Sep 01, 2023
A Pig Kidney Was Just Transplanted Into a Human Body, and It Is Still Working
Aug 30, 2023
Migratory Birds Are in Peril, but Knowing Where They Are at Night Could Help Save Them
Aug 28, 2023
Artificial Intelligence Is Helping Us 'See' Some of the Billions of Birds Migrating at Night
Aug 25, 2023
Here's How You Go Birding in the Middle of the Night
Aug 23, 2023
Using Human-Sized Microphones and Hay Bales, They Unlocked the Mysteries of Bird Migration
Aug 21, 2023
They Tap Into the Magical, Hidden Pulse of the Planet, but What is the Nighttime Bird Surveillance Network?
Aug 18, 2023
Hearing Aids Stave Off Cognitive Decline
Aug 16, 2023
In This Ancient Garden, Plants Can Cure or Kill You
Aug 14, 2023
The Fungi Economy, Part 3: Can Climate Modeling from Space Save Our Forests?
Aug 09, 2023
The Fungi Economy, Part 2: Here's How Plants and Fungi Trade beneath Our Feet
Aug 07, 2023
The Fungi Economy, Part 1: Just like Us, Trees Are Experiencing Inflation
Aug 04, 2023
Could Weight-Loss Drugs Curb Addiction? Your Health, Quickly, Episode 12
Aug 02, 2023
How to Roll a Joint Perfectly, according to Science
Jul 31, 2023
Here's How AI Can Predict Hit Songs With Frightening Accuracy
Jul 28, 2023
Here's Why Actors Are So Worried about AI
Jul 26, 2023
Are You a Lucid Dreamer?
Jul 24, 2023
Here's What 'Oppenheimer' Gets Right--And Wrong--About Nuclear History
Jul 21, 2023
How Stress Messes With Your Gut
Jul 19, 2023
Should We Care About AI's Emergent Abilities?
Jul 17, 2023
What That Jazz Beat Tells Us about Hearing and The Brain
Jul 14, 2023
Just like People, Orangutans Get Smoker's Voice
Jul 10, 2023
Doctor AI Will See You Now
Jul 07, 2023
El Niño is Back. What Does That Mean For You?
Jul 05, 2023
The Kavli Prize Presents: How Your Brain Maps the World [Sponsored]
Jun 29, 2023
The Universe Is Abuzz with Giant Gravitational Waves, and Scientists Just Heard Them (Maybe)
Jun 29, 2023
Poisons and Perils on the Salton Sea
Jun 26, 2023
These Ants Are Probably Better at Navigating Than You Are
Jun 23, 2023
How to Cool Down Fast in Summer Heat
Jun 21, 2023
Follow a Hurricane Expert into the Heart Of the Beast
Jun 19, 2023
Have Astronomers Seen the Universe's First Stars?
Jun 16, 2023
Cleo, the Mysterious Math Menace
Jun 14, 2023
MDMA Moves from Party Drug Back to Therapy Tool
Jun 12, 2023
Five Things You Need to Know about Wildfire Smoke Right Now
Jun 09, 2023
These Predators Had a Face like an Axe and Will Haunt Your Nightmares
Jun 07, 2023
This Thunderous Goose Relative Was Built like a Tank with the Wings of a Songbird
Jun 05, 2023
This Gargantuan Bird Weighed as Much as a Sports Car
Jun 02, 2023
This Massive Scientific Discovery Sat Hidden in a Museum Drawer for Decades
May 31, 2023
The Kavli Prize Presents: Understanding the Machinery of the Cell [Sponsored]
May 30, 2023
What the End of the COVID Emergency Means for You
May 24, 2023
Heat Waves Are Breaking Records. Here's What You Need to Know
May 22, 2023
Why We're Worried about Generative AI
May 19, 2023
Dismantling the PFAS 'Forever Chemicals' Legacy [Sponsored]
May 18, 2023
Understanding Dissociative Identity Disorder through the 'Community' of Ella
May 17, 2023
Is Time Travel Even Possible?
May 15, 2023
Parrot Babies Babble Just like Us
May 12, 2023
A 19th-Century Obscenity Law Is Being Used Again to Limit Abortion
May 10, 2023
These Mini Ecosystems Existed Underfoot of Dinosaurs, but Our Parking Lots Might Pave Them to Extinction
May 08, 2023
This $600-Million Room Contains the World's Largest Collection of These Tiny Endangered Animals
May 05, 2023
Surviving in the Ephemeral Pools of Life
May 03, 2023
This Fleeting Ecosystem Is Magical, and You Have Probably Never Heard of It or Even Noticed It
May 01, 2023
Do We Need To Save the Whales Again?
Apr 28, 2023
The Bad Side of 'Good' Cholesterol
Apr 26, 2023
AI Chatbots and the Humans Who Love Them
Apr 24, 2023
A Mission to Jupiter's Strange Moons Is Finally on Its Way
Apr 19, 2023
The Surprising Backstory behind Witch Hunts and Reproductive Labor
Apr 18, 2023
What You Need to Know about GPT-4
Apr 14, 2023
Good News for Coffee Lovers
Apr 12, 2023
Meet the Magnificent Microbes of the Deep Unknown
Apr 10, 2023
How Zombifying Fungi Became Master Manipulators
Apr 07, 2023
Science Has New Ideas about 'Oumuamua's Weirdness
Apr 05, 2023
Open Offices Aren't Working, so How Do We Design an Office That Does?
Apr 03, 2023
Cosmos, Quickly: Remembering the Genius of Vera Rubin
Mar 31, 2023
Long COVID's Roots in the Brain: Your Health, Quickly, Episode 3
Mar 29, 2023
If AI Starts Making Music on Its Own, What Happens to Musicians?
Mar 27, 2023
Music-Making Artificial Intelligence Is Getting Scary Good
Mar 24, 2023
Artificial Intelligence Helped Make the Coolest Song You've Heard This Week
Mar 22, 2023
Space Force Humor, Laser Dazzlers, and the Havoc a War in Space Would Actually Wreak
Mar 20, 2023
Squeak Squeak, Buzz Buzz: How Researchers Are Using AI to Talk to Animals
Mar 17, 2023
RSV Vaccines Are Coming At Last: Your Health, Quickly, Episode 2
Mar 15, 2023
If the Mathematical Constant Pi Was a Song, What Would It Sound Like?
Mar 14, 2023
How To Stop a (Potentially Killer) Asteroid
Mar 10, 2023
The Scientific Secret to Soothing Fussy Babies
Mar 08, 2023
How Helper Sharks Discovered the World's Largest Seagrass Ecosystem
Mar 06, 2023
How the Woolly Bear Caterpillar Turns into a Popsicle to Survive the Winter
Mar 03, 2023
The Pandemic's Mental Toll, and Does Telehealth Work? Your Health, Quickly, Episode 1
Mar 01, 2023
Does Not Being Able to Picture Something in Your Mind Affect Your Creativity?
Feb 27, 2023
Sorry, UFO Hunters--You Might Just Be Looking at a Spy Balloon
Feb 24, 2023
Building Resilience in the Face of Climate Change [Sponsored]
Feb 23, 2023
How Do We Find Aliens? Maybe Unlearn What We Know About 'Life' First
Feb 22, 2023
Love and the Brain: Do Partnerships Really Make Us Happy? Here's What the Science Says
Feb 20, 2023
Love and the Brain: The Animal Matchmaker and the Panda Romeo and Juliet
Feb 17, 2023
Love and the Brain: How Attached Are We to Attachment Styles?
Feb 15, 2023
Love and the Brain, Part 1: The 36 Questions, Revisited
Feb 13, 2023
Coming Soon to Your Podcast Feed: Science, Quickly
Feb 06, 2023
The 60-Second Podcast Takes a Short Break--But Wait, There's More
Dec 21, 2022
Is Your Phone Actually Draining Your Brain?
Dec 20, 2022
Why Your Dog Might Think You're a Bonehead
Dec 16, 2022
Alaska's Protective Sea Ice Wall Is Crumbling because of the Climate Crisis
Dec 14, 2022
It's the Bass That Makes Us Boogie
Dec 09, 2022
How Vaccines Saved Money and Lives and China's Zero-COVID Protests: COVID, Quickly Podcast, Episode 44
Dec 06, 2022
'Chatty Turtles' Flip the Script on the Evolutionary Origins of Vocalization in Animals
Dec 02, 2022
Tardigrades, an Unlikely Sleeping Beauty
Nov 30, 2022
A Burned Redwood Forest Tells a Story of Climate Change, Past, Present and Future
Nov 23, 2022
Antivirals Could Reduce Long COVID Risk and How Well the New Boosters Work: COVID, Quickly Podcast, Episode 43
Nov 22, 2022
A Honeybee Swarm Has as Much Electric Charge as a Thundercloud
Nov 15, 2022
These Punk Rock Penguins Have a Bizarre Breeding Strategy
Nov 11, 2022
The Viral Triple Threat and Why You Need a Booster: COVID, Quickly, Episode 42
Nov 08, 2022
What You Need to Know about Iran's Surveillance Tech
Nov 04, 2022
Delivering Equitable Lung Cancer Care [Sponsored]
Oct 28, 2022
New Halloween 'Scariant' Variants and Boosting Your Immunity: COVID, Quickly, Episode 41
Oct 25, 2022
These Hawks Have Figured Out How to See the Bat in the Swarm
Oct 21, 2022
Naps Not Needed to Make New Memories
Oct 14, 2022
How the Pandemic Shortened Life Expectancy and New Drugs on the Horizon: COVID, Quickly, Episode 40
Oct 11, 2022
Engineering the Treatment of Early-Stage Lung Cancer [SPONSORED]
Oct 07, 2022
Rediscovered Red Wolf Genes May Help Conserve the Species
Oct 05, 2022
What the Disease Feels Like, and Presidents Can't End Pandemics: COVID, Quickly, Episode 39
Sep 27, 2022
These Spiders Use Their Webs like Huge, Silky Ears
Sep 23, 2022
Chewing Consumes a Surprising Amount of Energy
Sep 21, 2022
These Bats Buzz like Bees to Save Their Own Lives
Sep 16, 2022
Unvaxxed Kids and 8 Days a Week (of Isolation): COVID, Quickly, Episode 38
Sep 13, 2022
Listen to Images from the James Webb Space Telescope
Sep 09, 2022
These Tiny Pollinators Can Travel Surprisingly Huge Distances
Sep 07, 2022
During a Heat Wave, You Can Blast the AC, but What Does a Squirrel Do?
Aug 31, 2022
Back-to-School Special: Kids, Tests and Long COVID Reassurance: COVID, Quickly, Episode 37
Aug 30, 2022
This Artificial Intelligence Learns like a Baby
Aug 26, 2022
Understanding the Inner Workings of Stars [Sponsored]
Aug 25, 2022
Dogs Actually Tear Up When Their Owners Come Home
Aug 24, 2022
A Lifelong Quest to Improve Mental Health among Cancer Patients [Sponsored]
Aug 23, 2022
How Next-Generation Sequencing Can Enable Precision Oncology [Sponsored]
Aug 19, 2022
Hawking, a Paradox and a Black Hole Mystery, Solved?
Aug 19, 2022
Monkeypox Update and Homing in on Long COVID: COVID, Quickly, Episode 36
Aug 16, 2022
Fueling Patients' Drive to Treatment [Sponsored]
Aug 15, 2022
Researchers Created a Potion That Turns Loud Lions into Placid Pussycats
Aug 12, 2022
Reaching the Root of Disparities in Cancer Care [Sponsored]
Aug 10, 2022
For Some Dolphins, the Key to Mating is Rolling with a Tight, Noisy Crew
Aug 10, 2022
A Source of Integrative Support for Breast and Ovarian Cancer Patients [Sponsored]
Aug 03, 2022
How Common Are Reinfections? And How Trust Can Beat the Virus: COVID, Quickly, Episode 35
Aug 02, 2022
The Kavli Prize Presents: Understanding Molecules [Sponsored]
Jul 29, 2022
Transforming the Trajectory of Lung Cancer [Sponsored]
Jul 27, 2022
Polar Bears That Persist
Jul 22, 2022
Omicron's Nasty New Variants and Better Boosters to Battle Them: COVID, Quickly, Episode 34
Jul 12, 2022
A Remote-Controlled Carnivorous Plant?
Jun 30, 2022
Kids' Vaccines at Last and Challenges in Making New Drugs: COVID, Quickly, Episode 33
Jun 27, 2022
How AI Facial Recognition Is Helping Conserve Pumas
Jun 24, 2022
The Kavli Prize Presents: Understanding Neurodevelopment and Neurodegeneration [Sponsored]
Jun 17, 2022
Female CEOs Change How Firms Talk about Women
Jun 16, 2022
COVID Death Rates Explained, Dismal Booster Stats and New Vaccines
Jun 13, 2022
Hedgehogs Host the Evolution of Antibiotic Resistance
Jun 09, 2022
Meerkats Are Getting Climate Sick
Jun 03, 2022
'Where Are Vaccines for Little Kids?' and the Latest on Long COVID
May 31, 2022
Your Phone Could Be Used to Prosecute for Getting an Abortion: Here's How
May 21, 2022
If Sea Ice Melts in the Arctic, Do Trees Burn in California?
May 19, 2022
How to Care for COVID at Home, and Is That Sniffle Allergies or the Virus? COVID Quickly, Episode 30
May 16, 2022
How Astronomers Finally Captured a Photo of our Own Galaxy's Black Hole
May 12, 2022
Two-Headed Worms Tell Us Something Fascinating about Evolution
May 10, 2022
The Harmful Effects of Overturning Roe v. Wade
May 06, 2022
Safer Indoor Air, and People Want Masks on Planes and Trains: COVID Quickly, Episode 29
May 02, 2022
Climate Change Is Shrinking Animals, Especially Bird-Brained Birds
Apr 25, 2022
Cosmic Simulation Shows How Dark-Matter-Deficient Galaxies Confront Goliath and Survive
Apr 20, 2022
Venturing Back to the Office and the Benefits of Hybrid Immunity: COVID Quickly, Episode 28
Apr 15, 2022
Science Finally Has a Good Idea about Why We Stutter
Apr 13, 2022
Love Computers? Love History? Listen to This Podcast
Apr 12, 2022
Probiotics Could Help Save Overheated Corals
Apr 08, 2022
The History of the Milky Way Comes into Focus
Apr 05, 2022
Second Boosters, Masks in the Next Wave and Smart Risk Decisions: COVID Quickly, Episode 27
Apr 01, 2022
New Research Decodes the Sea Cow's Hidden Language
Mar 30, 2022
Does This Look like a Face to You?
Mar 25, 2022
Some Good News about Corals and Climate Change
Mar 23, 2022
Florida Gets Kids and Vaccines Wrong and Ukraine's Health Crisis: COVID Quickly, Episode 26
Mar 18, 2022
Are You Better Than a Machine at Spotting a Deepfake?
Mar 15, 2022
A Treasure Trove of Dinosaur Bones in Italy Rewrites the Local Prehistoric Record
Mar 11, 2022
Chimps Apply Insects to Their Wounds
Mar 08, 2022
The Push to Move Past the Pandemic: COVID Quickly, Episode 25
Mar 04, 2022
Researchers Analyzed Folk Music like It Was DNA: They Found Parallels between Life and Art
Mar 03, 2022
How Hong Kong 'Sees' Invisible Tailpipe Emissions and Pulls Polluters Off the Road
Feb 25, 2022
This Maine Farm Is Harvesting the Sun's Power while it Picks the Blueberries
Feb 22, 2022
Tracking Outbreaks through Sewers, and Kids' Vaccines on Hold Again: COVID Quickly, Episode 24
Feb 15, 2022
The Romantic Temptation of the Monogamous Prairie Vole
Feb 14, 2022
Answering an Age-Old Mystery: How Do Birds Actually Fly?
Feb 11, 2022
More Kids Get COVID, Long Haulers and a Vaccine Milestone: COVID Quickly, Episode 23
Feb 04, 2022
What Is the Shape of This Word?
Feb 02, 2022
Tiger Sharks, Tracked over Decades, Are Shifting Their Haunts with Ocean Warming
Jan 25, 2022
How Marine Wildlife Can Coexist with Offshore Wind [Sponsored]
Jan 20, 2022
COVID Quickly, Episode 22: Colds Build COVID Immunity and the Omicron Vaccine Delay
Jan 19, 2022
The Surprising Physics of Finger Snapping
Jan 10, 2022
Salvador Dali's Creative Secret Is Backed by Science
Jan 03, 2022
A Growing Force of Fiery Zombies Threatens Cold Northern Forests
Dec 27, 2021
Listen to This New Podcast: Lost Women of Science
Dec 21, 2021
Canary Islands Eruption Resets Volcano Forecasts
Dec 20, 2021
COVID Quickly, Episode 21: Vaccines against Omicron and Pandemic Progress
Dec 17, 2021
As Forests Burn, a Climate Puzzle Materializes in the Far North
Dec 14, 2021
Astronomers Spot Two Dust Bunnies Hiding in the Early Universe
Dec 08, 2021
COVID Quickly, Episode 20: The Omicron Scare, and Anti-COVID Pills Are Coming
Dec 03, 2021
To Better Persuade a Human, a Robot Should Use This Trick
Dec 01, 2021
Redo of a Famous Experiment on the Origins of Life Reveals Critical Detail Missed for Decades
Nov 26, 2021
COVID Quickly, Episode 19: Mandate Roadblocks, Boosters for All and Sickness in the Zoo
Nov 19, 2021
Flocking Together May Have Helped Dinosaurs Dominate the Earth
Nov 12, 2021
Engineered Bacteria Use Air Bubbles as Acoustically Detonated Tumor TNT
Nov 10, 2021
COVID Quickly, Episode 18: Vaccines for Kids and the Limits of Natural Immunity
Nov 05, 2021
These Bugs Produce Smelly Defenses That Need to Be Heard to Be Believed
Oct 31, 2021
For Some Parents, Hiding a Dead Body Shows How Much You Care
Oct 28, 2021
Date of the Vikings' First Atlantic Crossing Revealed by Rays from Space
Oct 25, 2021
COVID Quickly, Episode 17: Vaccine Lies and Protecting Immunocompromised People
Oct 22, 2021
How Can an Elephant Squeak Like a Mouse?
Oct 20, 2021
Beethoven's Unfinished 10th Symphony Brought to Life by Artificial Intelligence
Oct 15, 2021
The Kavli Prize Presents: Understanding the Universe [Sponsored]
Oct 14, 2021
A Canary in an Ice-Rich, Slumping Rock Glacier in Alaska
Oct 13, 2021
COVID Quickly, Episode 16: Vaccines Protect Pregnancies and a New Antiviral Pill
Oct 08, 2021
The Mystery of Water Drops That Skate Across Oil at Impossible Speeds
Oct 05, 2021
Night Flights Are No Sweat for Tropical Bees
Oct 01, 2021
These Bacteria Steal from Iron and Could Be Secretly Helping to Curb Climate Change
Sep 28, 2021
COVID, Quickly, Episode 15: Booster Shot Approvals--plus Vaccines for Kids?
Sep 24, 2021
Dinosaurs Lived--and Made Little Dinos--in the Arctic
Sep 21, 2021
During a Rodent Quadrathlon, Researchers Learn That Ground Squirrels Have Personalities
Sep 17, 2021
A Car Crash Snaps the Daydreaming Mind into Focus
Sep 15, 2021
COVID, Quickly, Episode 14: Best Masks, Explaining Mask Anger, Biden's New Plan
Sep 10, 2021
The Kavli Prize Presents: Understanding Atoms [Sponsored]
Sep 09, 2021
In Missouri, a Human 'Bee' Works to Better Understand Climate Change's Effects
Sep 08, 2021
These Baby Bats, like Us, Were Born to Babble
Sep 03, 2021
Their Lives Have Been Upended by Hurricane Ida
Aug 31, 2021
COVID, Quickly, Episode 13: Vaccine Approval, Breakthrough Infections, Boosters
Aug 27, 2021
Flexible Microprocessor Could Enable an 'Internet of Everything'
Aug 24, 2021
Years Before COVID-19, Zombies Helped Prepare One Hospital System for the Real Pandemic
Aug 20, 2021
The Incredible, Reanimated 24,000-Year-Old Rotifer
Aug 17, 2021
Astronomers Find an Unexpected Bumper Crop of Black Holes
Aug 12, 2021
Inside Millions of Invisible Droplets, Potential Superbug Killers Grow
Aug 10, 2021
The Secret behind Songbirds' Magnetic Migratory Sense
Aug 04, 2021
COVID, Quickly, Episode 12: Masking Up Again and Why People Refuse Shots
Jul 30, 2021
The Kavli Prize Presents: Understanding Touch [Sponsored]
Jul 22, 2021
Moths Have an Acoustic Invisibility Cloak to Stay under Bats' Radar
Jul 21, 2021
COVID, Quickly, Episode 11: Vaccine Booster Shots, and Reopening Offices Safely
Jul 16, 2021
Your Brain Does Something Amazing between Bouts of Intense Learning
Jul 07, 2021
COVID, Quickly, Episode 10: Long Haulers, Delta Woes and Barbershop Shots
Jul 01, 2021
This Newly Discovered Species of Tree Hyrax Goes Bark in the Night
Jun 23, 2021
COVID, Quickly, Episode 9: Delta Variant, Global Vaccine Shortfalls, Beers for Shots
Jun 18, 2021
Animal Kids Listen to Their Parents Even before Birth
Jun 16, 2021
For African Elephants, Pee Could Be a Potent Trail Marker
Jun 11, 2021
A 'Universal' Coronavirus Vaccine to Prevent the Next Pandemic
Jun 09, 2021
COVID, Quickly, Episode 8: The Pandemic's True Death Toll and the Big Lab-Leak Debate
Jun 04, 2021
Puppies Understand You Even at a Young Age, Most Adorable Study of the Year Confirms
Jun 03, 2021
New 3-D-Printed Material Is Tough, Flexible--and Alive
Jun 02, 2021
Bats on Helium Reveal an Innate Sense of the Speed of Sound
May 28, 2021
The Dirty Secret behind Some of the World's Earliest Microscopes
May 26, 2021
COVID, Quickly, Episode 7: The Coming Pandemic Grief Wave, and Mask Whiplash
May 21, 2021
Math and Sleuthing Help to Explain Epidemics of the Past
May 20, 2021
Who Laps Whom on the Walking Track--Tyrannosaurus rex or You? Science Has a New Answer
May 14, 2021
Artificial Light Keeps Mosquitoes Biting Late into the Night
May 11, 2021
COVID, Quickly, Episode 6: The Real Reason for India's Surge and Mask Liftoff
May 07, 2021
Male Lyrebirds Lie to Get Sex
May 04, 2021
Lovebirds Adore Our Inefficient Air-Conditioning
Apr 27, 2021
COVID, Quickly, Episode 5: Vaccine Safety in Pregnancy, Blood Clots and Long-Haul Realities
Apr 23, 2021
Beehives Are Held Together by Their Mutual Gut Microbes
Apr 20, 2021
These Endangered Birds Are Forgetting Their Songs
Apr 16, 2021
To Fight Climate Change: Grow a Floating Forest, Then Sink It
Apr 12, 2021
COVID, Quickly, Episode 4: The Virtual Vaccine Line and Shots for Kids
Apr 09, 2021
Big Physics News: The Muon g-2 Experiment Explained
Apr 07, 2021
Boston's Pigeons Coo, 'Wicked'; New York's Birds Coo, 'Fuhgeddaboudit'
Apr 05, 2021
Imperiled Freshwater Turtles Are Eating Plastics--Science Is Just Revealing the Threat
Mar 31, 2021
COVID, Quickly, Episode 3: Vaccine Inequality--plus Your Body the Variant Fighter
Mar 26, 2021
Using Dragonflies as Contamination Detectors
Mar 24, 2021
Smartphones Can Hear the Shape of Your Door Keys
Mar 18, 2021
Chimpanzees Show Altruism while Gathering around the Juice Fountain
Mar 16, 2021
COVID, Quickly, Episode 2: Lessons from a Pandemic Year
Mar 11, 2021
That Mouse in Your House--It's Smarter, Thanks to You
Mar 09, 2021
Kangaroos with Puppy Dog Eyes
Mar 04, 2021
COVID, Quickly, Episode 1: Vaccines, Variants and Diabetes
Feb 26, 2021
Machine Learning Pwns Old-School Atari Games
Feb 25, 2021
E-Eggs Track Turtle Traffickers
Feb 23, 2021
Bromances Could Lead to More Romances for Male Hyenas
Feb 10, 2021
A Heroic Effort to Measure Helium
Feb 05, 2021
Science News Briefs from around the World
Feb 02, 2021
Scientists Take a Cattle Head Count in India
Jan 28, 2021
Ancient Dogs Had Complex Genetic Histories
Jan 22, 2021
Bees Use 'Bullshit' Defense to Keep Giant Hornets at Bay
Jan 11, 2021
Humans May Have Befriended Wolves with Meat
Jan 08, 2021
How to Avoid Becoming a Meal for a Cheetah
Jan 06, 2021
How the Coronavirus Pandemic Shaped Our Language in 2020
Jan 01, 2021
Science News Briefs from around the Planet
Dec 29, 2020
Ravens Measure Up to Great Apes on Intelligence
Dec 22, 2020
Baby Bees Deprive Caregivers of Sleep
Dec 22, 2020
How the Wolves Change the Forest
Dec 17, 2020
Brain Sides Are Both Busy in New Language Learning
Dec 17, 2020
Eye Treatment Stretches Mouse Sight Beyond Visible Spectrum
Dec 12, 2020
This Bat Wears a Face Mask
Dec 12, 2020
The Denisovans Expand Their Range into China
Dec 03, 2020
Undersea Earthquakes Reveal Sound Warming Info
Nov 30, 2020
Duckbill Dino Odyssey Ended in Africa
Nov 24, 2020
Early Mammals Had Social Lives, Too
Nov 19, 2020
Science News Briefs from All Over
Nov 18, 2020
Divide and Conquer Could Be Good COVID Strategy
Nov 13, 2020
Zebra Coloration Messes With Fly Eyes
Nov 10, 2020
Science Sound(E)scapes: Head Banging and Howling in the Amazon
Nov 06, 2020
Science Sound(E)scapes: Amazon Frog Choruses at Night
Nov 05, 2020
Science Sound(E)scapes: Amazon Pink River Dolphins
Nov 04, 2020
Frog Vocals Lead to Small Preference
Nov 03, 2020
Science News Briefs from around the Globe
Nov 03, 2020
Election Science Stakes: Technology
Nov 01, 2020
Election Science Stakes: Energy
Oct 30, 2020
Election Science Stakes: Environment
Oct 30, 2020
Election Science Stakes: Climate
Oct 29, 2020
Election Science Stakes: Medicine and Public Health
Oct 28, 2020
Election 2020: The Stakes for Science
Oct 27, 2020
Why Some Easter Island Statues Are Where They Are
Oct 26, 2020
Acorn Woodpeckers Fight Long, Bloody Territorial Wars
Oct 24, 2020
Funky Cheese Rinds Release an Influential Stench
Oct 23, 2020
Dinosaur Asteroid Hit Worst-Case Place
Oct 22, 2020
River Ecosystem Restoration Can Mean Just Add Water
Oct 20, 2020
3,000-Year-Old Orbs Provide a Glimpse of Ancient Sport
Oct 18, 2020
Humans Make Wild Animals Less Wary
Oct 16, 2020
Play Helped Dogs Be Our Best Friends
Oct 13, 2020
Neandertal DNA May Be COVID Risk
Oct 11, 2020
Nobelist Talks CRISPR Uses
Oct 08, 2020
Blue Whale Song Timing Reveals Time to Go
Oct 07, 2020
New Nobel Laureate Talks Today's Virology
Oct 06, 2020
Greenland Is Melting Faster Than Any Time in Past 12,000 Years
Oct 04, 2020
Sloths Slowly Cavort by Day Now
Oct 03, 2020
Dinosaurs Got Cancer, Too
Sep 29, 2020
Fluttering Feathers Could Spawn New Species
Sep 25, 2020
Science News from around the World
Sep 22, 2020
These Small Mammals Snort to a Different Tune
Sep 18, 2020
Ice Age Temperatures Help Predict Future Warming
Sep 17, 2020
High-Elevation Hummingbirds Evolved a Temperature Trick
Sep 15, 2020
Why Pet Pigs Are More like Wolves Than Dogs
Sep 14, 2020
Bricks Can Be Turned into Batteries
Sep 10, 2020
Leftovers Are a Food-Waste Problem
Sep 10, 2020
Some Dinosaurs Probably Nested in Arctic
Sep 09, 2020
Star Systems Can Be Born Topsy-Turvy
Sep 04, 2020
Death by Lightning Is Common for Tropical Trees
Sep 02, 2020
Science Briefs from around the World
Sep 01, 2020
Alaska's Salmon Are Shrinking
Aug 29, 2020
End of 'Green Sahara' May Have Spurred a Megadrought in Southeast Asia
Aug 28, 2020
White Rhinos Eavesdrop to Know Who's Who
Aug 26, 2020
Prehistoric Marine Reptile Died after a Giant Meal
Aug 22, 2020
Cows with Eye Images Keep Predators in Arrears
Aug 19, 2020
Warbler Species Fires Up Song Diversity
Aug 18, 2020
Why Lava Worlds Shine Brightly (It's Not the Lava)
Aug 13, 2020
Aardvarks Are Ailing amid Heat and Drought
Aug 12, 2020
The World's Highest-Dwelling Mammal Lives atop a Volcano
Aug 07, 2020
Dampening of the Senses Is Linked to Dementia Risk
Aug 05, 2020
Translucent Frog Optics Create Camo Color
Aug 04, 2020
Paired Comparisons Could Mean Better Witness Identifications
Aug 03, 2020
Foxes Have Dined on Our Leftovers for 30,000 Years
Aug 02, 2020
Mexico Caves Reveal Ancient Ocher Mining
Jul 31, 2020
In Bee Shortage, Bubbles Could Help Pollinate
Jul 28, 2020
Science News Briefs from around the Planet
Jul 27, 2020
Seismologists Find the World Quieted Down during Pandemic Lockdowns
Jul 26, 2020
Old Art Offers Agriculture Info
Jul 24, 2020
How COVID-19 Decreases Weather Forecast Accuracy
Jul 23, 2020
Cricket Avoids Being Bat Food by Doing Nothing
Jul 23, 2020
Speaker System Blocks City Noise
Jul 22, 2020
Civil War Vaccine May Have Lessons for COVID-19
Jul 20, 2020
Can People ID Infectious Disease by Cough and Sneeze Sounds?
Jul 17, 2020
Why Some Birds Are Likely To Hit Buildings
Jul 14, 2020
Sparrow Song Undergoes Key Change
Jul 11, 2020
Polynesians and Native South Americans Made 12th-Century Contact
Jul 10, 2020
Animals Appreciate Recent Traffic Lull
Jul 09, 2020
Bat Says Hi as It Hunts
Jul 07, 2020
Forests Getting Younger and Shorter
Jul 07, 2020
Young Great White Sharks Eat off the Floor
Jul 03, 2020
Tweets Reveal Politics of COVID-19 
Jul 01, 2020
Nature's Goods and Services Get Priced
Jul 01, 2020
Animal Migrations Track Climate Change
Jun 30, 2020
Science Briefs from around the World
Jun 25, 2020
Stiffer Roads Could Drive Down Carbon Emissions
Jun 20, 2020
Unicorns of the Sea Reveal Sound Activities
Jun 19, 2020
Human Speech Evolution Gets Lip-Smacking Evidence
Jun 17, 2020
Printed Coral Could Provide Reef Relief
Jun 16, 2020
'Snot Palaces' Reveal Undersea Creature Secrets
Jun 12, 2020
Helping Kids Cope with COVID-19 Worries
Jun 10, 2020
Ancient DNA Rewrites Dead Sea Scroll History
Jun 09, 2020
Whale Protections Need Not Cause Lobstering Losses
Jun 08, 2020
How to Keep COVID-19 Conspiracies Contained
Jun 07, 2020
Bioluminescence Helps Prey Avoid Hungry Seals
Jun 03, 2020
3 Words Mislead Online Regional Mood Analysis
Jun 02, 2020
COVID Has Changed Soundscapes Worldwide
Jun 01, 2020
Science News Briefs from All Over
May 28, 2020
Colorful Corals Beat Bleaching
May 28, 2020
Skinny Genes Tell Fat to Burn
May 23, 2020
Malaria Mosquitoes Are Biting before Bed-Net Time
May 22, 2020
We're Being Tested
May 15, 2020
Barn Owl Babies Can Be Helpful Hatch Mates
May 15, 2020
Donut Sugar Could Help Stored Blood Last
May 13, 2020
Lemur Flirting Uses Common Scents
May 11, 2020
Flamingos Can Be Picky about Company
May 08, 2020
Horses Recognize Pics of Their Keepers
May 06, 2020
Tapirs Help Reforestation via Defecation
May 02, 2020
Virus-Infected Bees Practice Social Distancing
May 01, 2020
New Data on Killer House Cats
Apr 30, 2020
Science News Briefs from around the World
Apr 29, 2020
Birds on Rhinos' Back Help Them Avoid Poachers
Apr 22, 2020
Jane Goodall: We Can Learn from This Pandemic
Apr 22, 2020
Our 3,000th Episode
Apr 20, 2020
How Herbivore Herds Might Help Permafrost
Apr 17, 2020
Lung Cancer Screen Could Be Easy Pee-sy
Apr 16, 2020
Obama Talks Some Science Policy
Apr 15, 2020
Red-Winged Blackbirds Understand Yellow Warbler Alarms
Apr 14, 2020
Waiter, What's This Worm Doing in My Sushi?
Apr 10, 2020
What's a Narwhal's Tusk For?
Apr 09, 2020
Coronavirus Misinformation Is Its Own Deadly Condition
Apr 08, 2020
Coronavirus Can Infect Cats
Apr 07, 2020
Squid's Glowing Skin Patterns May Be Code
Apr 03, 2020
Bird Fossil Shared Earth with T. rex
Apr 02, 2020
City Birds: Big-Brained with Few Offspring or Small-Brained with a Lot
Apr 01, 2020
Coyotes Eat Everything from Fruits to Cats
Mar 31, 2020
Tiny Wormlike Creature May Be Our Oldest Known Ancestor
Mar 30, 2020
Science News Briefs from around the Planet
Mar 29, 2020
Help Researchers Track COVID-19
Mar 27, 2020
Sick Vampire Bats Restrict Grooming to Close Family
Mar 26, 2020
Exponential Infection Increases Are Deadly Serious
Mar 25, 2020
Swamp Wallaby Reproduction Give Tribbles a Run
Mar 22, 2020
Ocean Plastic Smells Great to Sea Turtles
Mar 20, 2020
Ancient Clam Shell Reveals Shorter Day Length
Mar 17, 2020
Snapping Shrimp Make More Noise in Warmer Oceans
Mar 12, 2020
Stress from Undersea Noise Interferes with Crab Camouflage
Mar 11, 2020
Indigenous Amazonians Managed Valuable Plant Life
Mar 04, 2020
Computers Confirm Beethoven's Influence
Mar 03, 2020
Science News Briefs from around the World
Mar 02, 2020
Jet Altitude Changes Cut Climate-Changing Contrails
Feb 26, 2020
Thoroughbred Horses Are Increasingly Inbred
Feb 25, 2020
Pablo Escobar's Hippos Could Endanger Colombian Ecology
Feb 20, 2020
Wasp Nests Help Date Aboriginal Art
Feb 20, 2020
Industrial Revolution Pollution Found in Himalayan Glacier
Feb 18, 2020
Fight-or-Flight Nerves Make Mice Go Gray
Feb 15, 2020
Espresso May Be Better when Ground Coarser
Feb 14, 2020
Feral Dogs Respond to Human Hand Cues
Feb 11, 2020
Neandertals Tooled Around with Clams
Feb 08, 2020
Fingering Fake Whiskeys with Isotopes
Feb 07, 2020
Having an Albatross around Your Boat
Feb 06, 2020
Science News Briefs from All Over
Feb 04, 2020
Facts about Groundhogs Other Than Their Poor Meteorology
Feb 02, 2020
Did Animal Calls Start in the Dark?
Feb 01, 2020
Sign Languages Display Distinct Ancestries
Jan 31, 2020
Docs Given Updated Opioid Prescribing Habit
Jan 27, 2020
Some Wolf Pups Show Innate Fetching Talent
Jan 26, 2020
Barred Owls Invade the Sierra Nevada
Jan 25, 2020
Curiosity Killed the ... Mouse?
Jan 24, 2020
This Fish Knows How to Stick Around
Jan 17, 2020
Antarctic Is Ripe for Invasive Species
Jan 16, 2020
Bacteria Helped Plants Evolve to Live on Land
Jan 14, 2020
Meteorite Contains Material Older Than Earth
Jan 13, 2020
Loss of Large Mammals Stamps Out Invertebrates, Too
Jan 12, 2020
Brittle Stars Can "See" without Eyes
Jan 10, 2020
Atlantic Puffins Spotted Using Tools
Jan 08, 2020
Traffic Cameras Show Why the Yankees Should Suffer Fewer Injuries in 2020
Jan 07, 2020
Science News Briefs from around the Globe
Jan 06, 2020
Part of Real Paleo Diet: It's a Tuber
Jan 04, 2020
You Traveled Far in 2019
Jan 03, 2020
Fido's Human Age Gets New Estimates
Dec 27, 2019
Gift Wrapping Is Effective Future Trash
Dec 27, 2019
Superstrong Fibers Could Be Hairy Situation
Dec 25, 2019
Flaky Scalps Have a Unique Fungal Microbiome
Dec 21, 2019
Moths Flee or Face Bats, Depending on Toxicity
Dec 19, 2019
Ancient Seawall Found Submerged
Dec 19, 2019
Citizen Scientists Deserve Journal Status Upgrade
Dec 15, 2019
Not All Hydropower Is Climate-Considerate
Dec 14, 2019
Certain Zip Codes Pick Losers
Dec 12, 2019
Linguists Hear an Accent Begin
Dec 12, 2019
Romans Would Roam for Wood
Dec 10, 2019
When the Bellbird Calls, You Know It
Dec 10, 2019
Fishy Trick Lures Life Back to Coral Reefs
Dec 05, 2019
Rain Forest Dwellers and Urbanites Have Consistently Different Microbiomes
Dec 04, 2019
Internet Cables Could Also Measure Quakes
Dec 04, 2019
Science News Briefs from All Over
Dec 03, 2019
Subtle Ancient Footprints Come to Light
Nov 30, 2019
Ancient Rock Art Got a Boost From Bacteria
Nov 25, 2019
Ick Factor Is High Hurdle for Recycled Drinking Water
Nov 25, 2019
Bots Outperform Humans if They Impersonate Us
Nov 22, 2019
Implanting Memories in Birds Reveals How Learning Happens
Nov 21, 2019
Dogs Like Motion That Matches Sound
Nov 20, 2019
Egyptian Vats 5,600 Years Old Were For Beer Brewing
Nov 17, 2019
Famously Fickle Felines Are, in Fact, Clingy
Nov 14, 2019