Science Rules! with Bill Nye

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Bill Nye is on a mission to change the world — one voicemail at a time. Bill and science writer Corey S. Powell take your burning questions and put them to the world's leading experts on just about every topic in the universe. Should you stop eating cheeseburgers to combat climate change? Could alien life be swimming inside the moons of Jupiter and Saturn? Does your pet parakeet learn to sing the way that you learned to speak? Bill, Corey, and their special guests will answer those questions and convince you that... science rules!


Episode Date
Do You Need More Grit in Your Life?
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Psychologist Angela Duckworth studies the ways some people muster grit — passion and perseverance — to overcome adversity. She joins Bill and Corey to answer your questions about how the same psychological techniques could change your own behavior ... for good.
Jul 09, 2020
Coronavirus: Got Pandemic Questions? We’ve Got Answers
1568
Dr. Celine Gounder returns with wisdom gained from four months behind her personal protective equipment.
Jul 07, 2020
How to Do Anything — With xkcd!
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Randall Munroe, creator of the sciency webcomic, offers ridiculously complex ways to do simple things and indulges all our scientific “what-ifs.”
Jul 02, 2020
How We Humans Found Our Voices
2561
Erich Jarvis studies songbirds to understand how humans evolved speech. Along the way, he’s made discoveries about why we stutter, which animals can dance, and how to thrive as an underrepresented minority scientist.
Jun 25, 2020
Coronavirus: What Lies Ahead? It Depends
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It seems like every day brings a different prediction for how bad this pandemic will get. We set out to find what the data really say.
Jun 23, 2020
Coronavirus: Dr. Fauci’s Plan to Save the World
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How we can help bring about the best-case scenario for the future of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Dr. Anthony Fauci.
Jun 11, 2020
Coronavirus: To Protest or Not to Protest?
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In most cases, the danger of transmitting COVID-19 makes avoiding large gatherings a no-brainer. Could the social changes the protestors are demanding lead to long-term health benefits that are worth the short-term risks?
Jun 05, 2020
Coronavirus: Should We Let People Get Infected?
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If we want to achieve herd immunity to COVID-19, is the shortcut just to mingle without wearing masks, get a lot of us sick — and let a lot of people die?
Jun 02, 2020
Coronavirus: A Vaccine Is Coming — But How, Where, and When?
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The world is going to need billions and billions of vaccines. Who will make them, and where will they come from?
May 29, 2020
Coronavirus: Contact Tracing 101
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A key to staying safe from COVID-19 is contact tracing —  breaking the chain of transmission from person to person. Kelly Driscoll, head of the Community Tracing Collaborative in Massachusetts, explains how contact tracing works and what it can do to block the spread of the virus.
May 27, 2020
Coronavirus: So, What’s the Plan?
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We are definitely not out of the woods yet with COVID-19, but communities across the world have either eased their lockdowns already or are planning to do so within the next few weeks. Michael Osterholm, a professor of public health advising the state of New York on its reopening plan, explains how this pandemic will play out.
May 22, 2020
Coronavirus: Why Does This Keep Happening?
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This isn’t the first pandemic humanity has faced. From the black death to Spanish flu, from AIDS to Ebola; we’ve been here before. But historian Mark Honigsbaum, author of The Pandemic Century, says that the complacency and hubris of scientific experts keep preventing us from learning from the past.
May 19, 2020
Coronavirus: Being Comfortable with Uncertainty
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Researchers are moving at unprecedented speed, but they’re still struggling to understand this pandemic. What does the novel coronavirus do to our bodies? Virologist Dr. Angela Rasmussen answers questions about what happens when we get COVID-19, the role immunity  and how small scientific discoveries will be the key to understanding this disease.  
May 15, 2020
Coronavirus: The Search for Antiviral Drugs
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The hunt to find antiviral drugs has pressed on as we await a vaccine. Remdesivier is the latest treatment that has been touted to help patients suffering from COVID-19. But does this and other antiviral drugs really help cure patients? Scientist Derek Angus helps answer this and understand what role Antiviral drugs play in our community. 
May 13, 2020
Coronavirus: Facing Existential Crises
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David Wallace-Wells has rung the alarm about climate change in the pages of New York Magazine and his book, The Uninhabitable Earth. Now he’s trained his sights on our latest all-encompassing challenge, covid19. Wallace-Wells tells us why climate change and pandemics are related, and he’ll examine humanity’s ability to solve existential crises.
May 08, 2020
A 21-year-old’s Guide to Alien Worlds
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There are billions and billions of planets out there. What could they be like? Could any of them be alive? Exoplanet-hunter and undergraduate MIT student Charlotte Minsky is helping to vet discoveries of possible planets outside our solar system. She tells us what she finds, and how she finds them.
May 07, 2020
Coronavirus: Who do you Believe?
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It feels like we’re in a transitional moment. As some states begin to relax their social distancing measures, how do you know who to believe? Science Journalist for The New York Times Apoorva Mandavilli joins to talk about communicating risk responsibly, what happens if schools reopen and how to sift through conflicting information. 
May 05, 2020
Coronavirus: Too Soon for Nashville Nightlife?
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Tennessee is one of several states turning away from efforts to keep people at home. But is it happening too soon? Dr. James Hildreth, President/CEO of Meharry Medical College is in the group of medical professionals advising the mayor of Nashville on covid19 response. He'll describe the process of opening Tennessee and the consequences of moving too soon.
May 03, 2020
Coronavirus: Should I Get an Antibody Test?
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How do you measure immunity with the novel coronavirus? Antibody tests are supposed to tackle this question- but it seems they might have fallen short of expectation. James Hamblin is a journalist who joins to talk about the false promise of these tests, why some people get sick and why.
May 01, 2020
Breaking Scientific Barriers
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Changing the world requires breaking down the persistent barriers between researchers and the public. Science communicator and beloved television personality Alan Alda shares his advice and experiences on reaching people to connect science to everyday life, and challenge mindsets. For a free month of Stitcher Premium, go to stitcherpremium.com [stitcherpremium.com] and use promo code ‘SCIENCE.’
Apr 30, 2020
Coronavirus: Racial Disparities of this Disease
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African Americans are dying at higher rates despite only being a segment of the population. There’s a constellation of factors that can lead to increased risk, but what makes COVID-19 unique reaches far beyond the current moment. Dr. Lisa Cooper joins to discuss what these contributing factors are and how some disproportionate effects continue to exist.
Apr 26, 2020
Coronavirus: Busting Covid19 Myths
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Misinformation about COVID-19 is spreading as fast as the virus itself. NYU’s Dr. Celine Gounder is back on the show, this time to dispel the most virulent myths that threaten society’s efforts to flatten the curve. WHO's Myth Busting document: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public/myth-busters
Apr 24, 2020
30 Years On, The Hubble Telescope Still Blows Our Minds
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The world’s greatest observatory has not just delivered jaw-dropping images of distant galaxies and nebulas. It has deepened our intimate relationship to the universe. On the telescope's 30th birthday this week, NASA's senior project scientist for Hubble, Dr. Jennifer Wiseman, shares the Hubble's secrets with Science Rules. You can listen to ad-free new episodes of Science Rules! only on Stitcher Premium. For a free month of Stitcher Premium, go to stitcherpremium.com [stitcherpremium.com] and use promo code ‘SCIENCE.’
Apr 23, 2020
Coronavirus: The End of the Beginning Pt. 2
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Last week on SR! Coronavirus Edition we talked about what it takes to end a pandemic on a global scale. In the second half of this series, we look inward. When could the economy potentially reopen and what does the U.S. look like afterward? For more on the report we reference: https://www.aei.org/research-products/report/national-coronavirus-response-a-road-map-to-reopening/  
Apr 21, 2020
Coronavirus: Why Your Anxiety is Normal
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When there's a deadly virus to worry about, how do you also look after your mental health? Queensland University of Technology mental health researcher Dr Olivia Fisher explains what's really driving the anxiety we're feeling through the pandemic, and how to respond to it.
Apr 17, 2020
Whatever The Question, Data Has The Answer
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What do gerrymandering and autism have in common? Neuroscientist Sam Wang is using giant datasets to help understand the way we think, the way we vote, and the way we focus our efforts to change the world. You can listen to ad-free new episodes of Science Rules! only on Stitcher Premium. For a free month of Stitcher Premium, go to stitcherpremium.com and use promo code ‘SCIENCE.’
Apr 16, 2020
Coronavirus: The End of the Beginning Pt. 1
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Ending a pandemic is no small feat. Leading epidemiologist Larry Brilliant, who helped eradicate smallpox, knows what it’s like to put an end to disease. Time is of the essence, but so is patience: There’s a long road ahead before we can conquer COVID-19.
Apr 14, 2020
Coronavirus: Is Six Feet Enough?
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With the CDC recommending all Americans wear face masks, scientists are in a race to understand how COVID-19 travels through the air. As an expert on the fluid dynamics of disease, MIT associate professor Lydia Bourouiba discusses the implications of airborne transmission.
Apr 10, 2020
The Wonder of Cephalopods
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Octopuses are clever, playful and full of surprises. They're also endangered in many places. Biodiversity scientist Dr Samantha Cheng explains why these creatures – often depicted in mythology and popular culture – are such a source of fascination. And, why they're worth protecting. You can listen to ad-free new episodes of Science Rules! only on Stitcher Premium. For a free month of Stitcher Premium, go to stitcherpremium.com and use promo code ‘SCIENCE.’
Apr 09, 2020
Coronavirus: A Vaccine, Then What?
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It's not just the development of a COVID-19 vaccine that the world needs. There are also huge manufacturing and delivery challenges to plan for. Until we can immunize against it, we need alternatives to fight the virus: drugs and therapies. President of global immunization at the Sabin Vaccine Institute, Dr Bruce Gellin, walks us through it all.
Apr 07, 2020
Coronavirus: Shopping Safely
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Shopping for food is one of the few reasons we can leave the house these days. But advice has been swirling online about the risks of shopping and bringing items back into your home. Associate Professor of Global Health at Boston University Christopher Gill helps us assess the real risks when shopping and bringing food home. 
Apr 04, 2020
Coronavirus: The Economics of COVID-19
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Are we in a recession? What does this stimulus package actually mean? Annie Lowrey, who writes about politics and economics for The Atlantic, talks about the government's response to this pandemic and what financial recovery could look like.
Apr 03, 2020
The Medicine of Regeneration
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By reprogramming your body’s cells, medical engineers may soon be able to heal a diseased heart or kidney. Biologist and pioneer in the science of aging, Dr. Michael West, discusses the potential for regrowing lost limbs, and even reversing the aging process. For a free month of Stitcher Premium, go to stitcherpremium.com and use promo code ‘SCIENCE.’
Apr 02, 2020
Coronavirus: Your Questions Answered
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Who should wear masks? Do they even work? Epidemiologist Dr Celine Gounder returns to Science Rules to take questions from Bill Nye's listener mailbox, and to share her experience from the frontline at Bellevue Hospital in New York.
Mar 31, 2020
Coronavirus: What The Numbers Tell Us
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Hospitalization rates, exponential growth and flattening the curve – all these concepts are now part of our daily vocabulary. But understanding them properly takes some expertise. Bio-statistician Adam Kucharski joins Bill Nye to make sense of the data on COVID-19, and what to watch out for.

Mar 27, 2020
Real Fears, Fake Risks
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How we distinguish between real risks and fake fears is a complicated, but universal human challenge. Author David Ropeik gives listeners the tools to assess their own fears, and the risks they face. You can listen to ad-free new episodes of Science Rules! only on Stitcher Premium. For a free month of Stitcher Premium, go to stitcherpremium.com and use promo code ‘SCIENCE.’

Mar 26, 2020
Coronavirus: Where Are The Tests?
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In the first Coronavirus Edition of Science Rules, Bill Nye takes on the topic of testing: the barriers, the breakthroughs and the big picture, with Harvard epidemiologist Dr Michael J Mina. Send Bill a voicemail about your experience in the pandemic, at (201) 472-0785.

Mar 24, 2020
Fires and Climate Change: A Vicious Cycle
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This year's unprecedented Australian bushfires are barely out, but the news has moved on. Now is the time to take a serious look at how fires are related to climate change, and the warning they carry for California, and beyond.

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Mar 19, 2020
Coronavirus: How Afraid Should You Be?
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Science Rules explains where coronavirus came from, how it is spreading, who it will affect most, and what you can do about it.  Infectious disease specialist and epidemiologist Dr Celine Gounder takes calls from listeners across the US who are trying to navigate conflicting advice and information on the pandemic.

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Mar 12, 2020
Can Carbon Capture Reverse Climate Change?
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If you don't believe the government can prevent climate change, then maybe you hope the market can. Columbia economics professor and architect of the Kyoto Protocol's carbon market Dr Graciela Chichilnisky is working on a tech-based solution for climate change. Can her carbon capture and resale scheme save us all? You can listen to ad-free new episodes of Science Rules! only on Stitcher Premium. For a free month of Stitcher Premium, go to stitcherpremium.com and use promo code ‘SCIENCE.’

Mar 05, 2020
Wrestling with Einstein
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Even geniuses have blind spots. This week, author of Proving Einstein Right, Dr Jim Gates, joins Bill and Corey to wrestle with Einstein’s work and legacy. Plus, the next frontier in understanding the mechanics of the universe: string theory.

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Feb 27, 2020
Are We Still Evolving?
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We may think of ourselves as outside of nature, but humans are evolving just like everything else. Genetics and evolution expert Dr. Molly Przeworkski fields questions on whether humans are influencing our own evolution, and if the study of genetics might help reduce disease. You can listen to ad-free new episodes of Science Rules! only on Stitcher Premium. For a free month of Stitcher Premium, go to stitcherpremium.com and use promo code ‘SCIENCE.’

Feb 20, 2020
Your Relationship (With Your Germs)
2567

Microbial ecologist Peg Riley of University of Massachusetts Amherst returns to Science Rules to counsel listeners on their relationship with their microbiome. You can listen to ad-free new episodes of Science Rules! only on Stitcher Premium. For a free month of Stitcher Premium, go to stitcherpremium.com and use promo code ‘SCIENCE.’

Feb 13, 2020
The Mystery of Memory
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Memory expert and Professor of Psychology at Penn, Dr. Michael Kahana doesn’t think we forget anything. He thinks there are just some memories we can’t access. He joins us to talk about his memory research and take your questions about the mysteries of remembering. You can listen to ad-free new episodes of Science Rules! only on Stitcher Premium. For a free month of Stitcher Premium, go to stitcherpremium.com and use promo code ‘SCIENCE.’

Feb 06, 2020
Flight on an Alien Moon
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Planetary Scientist Dr. Zibi Turtle is leading NASA’s Dragonfly mission to Saturn’s moon Titan! She joins us to discuss how by 2034 the Dragonfly dual-quadcopter will explore Titan, and what clues the mission might give us about how life on our own planet came about. Plus, she takes your calls about space exploration! You can listen to ad-free new episodes of Science Rules! only on Stitcher Premium. For a free month of Stitcher Premium, go to stitcherpremium.com and use promo code ‘SCIENCE.’

Jan 30, 2020
To Have Kids Or Not To
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As the world changes, we've got some big things to consider. But, where do we begin as individuals? Bioethicist Travis Rieder is confronting some big questions himself, including whether we should procreate in the age of climate change. He joins us to talk about that and takes your phone calls! Listen to ad-free episodes of Science Rules! only on Stitcher Premium. For a free month of Stitcher Premium, go to stitcherpremium.com and use promo code ‘SCIENCE.’

Dec 26, 2019
Why Space Should Be Explored
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This week on Science Rules! Bill and Corey talk through why exploring space has created so much progress for many fields of science and for humanity at large. Plus, they take listener calls about, you guessed it...SPACE! You can listen to ad-free new episodes of Science Rules! only on Stitcher Premium. For a free month of Stitcher Premium, go to stitcherpremium.com [stitcherpremium.com] and use promo code ‘SCIENCE.’

Dec 19, 2019
Do Vitamins Even Do Anything?
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When it comes to vitamins and health supplements, we’re often told that the more we take, the healthier we’ll be, but journalists Elah Feder & Annie Minoff find that the research tells a different story. This week, they join us to answer questions from callers like Olivia who asks, “Does hair, skin, and nail vitamins such as biotin actually do anything to make your hair, skin and nails healthier?” You can listen to ad-free new episodes of Science Rules! only on Stitcher Premium. For a free month of Stitcher Premium, go to stitcherpremium.com and use promo code ‘SCIENCE.’

Dec 12, 2019
The Secret To Your Diet
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We’re constantly being sold the "latest" and "best" when it comes to food, but Dr. Marion Nestle doesn’t believe much has changed when it comes to what we need in our diets. She joins us to talk food production and public health, plus she answers some phone calls like this one from Samuel in Indianapolis who asks, “Is it more important to be cutting out the bad things, or introducing healthier things into my diet?”. You can listen to ad-free new episodes of Science Rules! only on Stitcher Premium. For a free month of Stitcher Premium, go to stitcherpremium.com [stitcherpremium.com] and use promo code ‘SCIENCE.’

Dec 05, 2019
Energy & You
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We use energy in its various forms everyday. But what is it? This week, it’s back to basics. Bill and Corey teach us about the fundamentals of energy and answer caller questions including one from Renee from Kansas, who asks, "How much energy is being wasted when my kids leave the lights on?"You can listen to ad-free new episodes of Science Rules! only on Stitcher Premium. For a free month of Stitcher Premium, go to stitcherpremium.com and use promo code ‘SCIENCE.’

Nov 28, 2019
OMG, GMOs!
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Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) often gets a bad rap, but farmers have been using them for decades to feed the world. Former CTO of Monsanto Dr. Robb Fraley who helped develop the very first genetically modified seeds joins us to discuss the science behind GMOs and he answers questions from listeners, including one from Emma who asks, “Do GMOs have the ability to alter the DNA of the organisms that consume them?”.

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Nov 21, 2019
How To Be Happy
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It turns out being happy, or becoming happier is possible with a bit of effort. We’re joined by happiness expert and host of The Happiness Lab, Dr. Laurie Santos to talk about her research into human happiness and to take your calls, including one from Mike from Colorado who asks, “Is there a genetic component to happiness?”.

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Nov 14, 2019
Underwater Clues About Aliens
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There are teeny-tiny organisms living at the depths of our oceans, which can tell us a lot about the possibility of life beyond Earth. Real life deep sea explorer Dr. Julie Huber from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution joins us to talk about the clues the deep water gives us about alien life. And as usual, we go to the phones to answer your questions, like one from Patrick, who asks, "how close to an alien environment are our oceans near the underwater volcanic vents?"

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Nov 07, 2019
The End of the World
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It’s Halloween and the perfect time to get apocalyptic. Eschatology expert and Science Rules! co-host Corey S. Powell brings us his insights this week on all the scientifically plausible and not-so-plausible ways the world could end. 

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Oct 31, 2019
What’s Clean, Green and Combats Climate Change?
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Fusion Power! CEO of TAE Technologies Michl Binderbauer believes he can bring safe and sustainable fusion power to the market in a couple short decades. He, Bill, and Corey take your calls, including one from Anne who asks Bill why he’s opposed to nuclear energy.

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Oct 24, 2019
Why There's Nothing Odd About Queer
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There’s a lot to human sexuality. That’s why we’re joined by comedian & actress Margaret Cho and by Dr. Lisa Rubin, associate professor of psychology at the New School for Social Research. They’ll help us piece together what makes up a person’s sexuality. Plus, Margaret Cho takes a couple listener phone calls and conquers the lightning round. 

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Oct 17, 2019
Complete World Knowledge
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Everyone you’ll ever meet knows something you don’t. Especially if you meet John Hodgman— he’s an expert in expertise. John, Bill and Corey give expert advice to callers, including Kevin, who wants to know how he should propose to his girlfriend, and to Laurel calling from Ms. Cann’s 10th grade class, who wants an idea for her science project. 


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Oct 10, 2019
The Story of Skin Color
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Ever wonder why your skin is the color it is? Decades ago, Dr. Nina Jablonski wondered the same thing. She’s here to tell us the science behind the story of our skin and to break down some of the deeply entrenched myths about race and color.

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Oct 03, 2019
Introducing Lost at the Smithsonian with Aasif Mandvi
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Check out Lost at the Smithsonian, a new podcast from Stitcher! Comedian and pop culture fanatic Aasif Mandvi gets up close and personal with the most iconic artifacts at the National Museum of American History. Join Aasif and his guests as they explore how vintage clothing, ratty furniture, and mismatched shoes transformed into Fonzie's leather jacket, Archie Bunker's chair, and Dorothy's ruby slippers and became defining symbols of American culture along the way. Lost at the Smithsonian is out NOW - listen wherever you get your podcasts.


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Sep 27, 2019
Big Problems, Tiny Solutions
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The world population is approaching 8 billion people and it's not stopping there. So how will we address the needs of everyone on earth? Our guest this week Dr. Susan Hockfield says we out to look to biology for answers.

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Sep 26, 2019
What's a Psychopath?
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The word “psychopath" can be thrown around rather flippantly— but what does it really mean to be a psychopath? Psychopathy expert Dr. Arielle Baskin-Sommers of Yale University joins us to explain this anti-social trait a little more clearly. And answers some caller questions, including one from Nora who calls in to ask, “Can psychopaths have real relationships?” Plus, Arielle gets “dorky” science on us with a deep dive into the role of empathy in psychopathy. 

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Sep 19, 2019
How to Survive Another Chernobyl
2685
Aug 22, 2019
Machine Smarts
2733
Aug 15, 2019
Are We Living in a Simulation?
2789
Aug 08, 2019
What Evolution Wants
2084
Aug 01, 2019
Your Climate Change Reality Check
2825
Jul 25, 2019
Eating Like a Science Guy
2801
Jul 18, 2019
Discover Your Reading Superpower with LeVar Burton
2376
Jul 11, 2019
Are We Alone in the Universe?
2543
Jul 04, 2019
Language Rules!
2724
Jun 27, 2019
Loose Nukes? You Betcha
2850
Jun 20, 2019
What's on Your Mind in That Brain of Yours?
3081
Jun 13, 2019
Heredity & Me
2423
Jun 06, 2019
How to Die Young at an Old Age
2795
May 30, 2019
The Right Drug for the Right Bug
2480
May 23, 2019
WE'RE ALL SCIENCE PEOPLE
2752
May 16, 2019
Coming Soon: Science Rules!
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Apr 23, 2019