Everyday Einstein's Quick and Dirty Tips for Making Sense of Science

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 May 2, 2019
A fun, smart, short, and enlightening podcast!

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How do astronomers photograph a black hole? How often do planes get hit by lightning? What does the EPA actually do? Science is all around us and transforming our world at a rapid pace. Extragalactic astrophysicist Sabrina Stierwalt is here to guide you through it. She'll help you make sense of the everyday and the once-in-a-lifetime.

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375 - "Is Takeout Safe?" and Other Food Safety Questions
00:14:30
Right now, ordering takeout and even bringing home groceries can provoke anxiety. QDT's Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel, a licensed nutritionist, shares her tips for keeping you and your family safe.  Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/science/takeout-safe https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/qdteinstein https://twitter.com/qdteinstein
May 25, 2020
281 - Do Microwaves Cause Cancer? (And 3 Other Microwave Myths)
00:10:10
In the United States, 97% of households have a microwave. But what misconceptions about our microwave use persist? Let’s take a look at 4 microwave myths that science has proven false.  Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/science/do-microwaves-cause-cancer-and-3-other-microwave-myths https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/qdteinstein https://twitter.com/qdteinstein
May 18, 2020
374 - Subterranean Rivers—Water Flowing Underground
00:07:55
There's much left unexplored beneath Earth's surface, uncluding miles of underground rivers. What forms them? What lives there? And how do these subterranean waterways help science? Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/science/underground-rivers https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/qdteinstein https://twitter.com/qdteinstein
May 11, 2020
373 - Why Is a NASA Spacecraft Currently Orbiting an Asteroid?
00:07:47
The OSIRIS REx spacecraft will perform a cosmic smash-and-grab on the surface of the potentially hazardous asteroid, Bennu. What do scientists hope to learn? Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/science/osiris-rex-bennu https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/qdteinstein https://twitter.com/qdteinstein
May 04, 2020
372 - Can I Visit Just One Family During the Pandemic?
00:07:04
You're longing for connection, your child is begging for a playdate, you're stir crazy. Is it okay to visit with just one other family during the COVID-19 pandemic? Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Through the end of April, Podchaser will donate 25 cents to Meals on Wheels for every review. Leave a review for Everyday Einstein! Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/science/visit-one-family-pandemic https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/qdteinstein https://twitter.com/qdteinstein Podchaser #Reviews4Good: https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/everyday-einsteins-quick-and-d-12417
Apr 27, 2020
372 - Can I Visit Just One Family During the Pandemic?
00:07:04
You're longing for connection, your child is begging for a playdate, you're stir crazy. Is it okay to visit with just one other family during the COVID-19 pandemic? Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Through the end of April, Podchaser will donate 25 cents to Meals on Wheels for every review. Leave a review for Everyday Einstein! Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/science/visit-one-family-pandemic https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/qdteinstein https://twitter.com/qdteinstein Podchaser #Reviews4Good: https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/everyday-einsteins-quick-and-d-12417
Apr 27, 2020
371 - What Is the Air Quality Like Near You?
00:06:46
Is the air noticeably clearer where you live right now? For Earth Day, you can become a citizen scientist by using an app to track air pollution in your neighborhood. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Through the end of April, Podchaser will donate 25 cents to Meals on Wheels for every review. Leave a review for Everyday Einstein. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/science/air-quality-near-me https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/qdteinstein https://twitter.com/qdteinstein Podchaser #Reviews4Good: https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/everyday-einsteins-quick-and-d-12417
Apr 20, 2020
370 - What's the Difference Between Germs, Bacteria, and Viruses?
00:08:45
What’s the difference between a germ, a virus, and bacteria? Let's put these different disease-causing objects under a microscope and find out. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/science/virus-germ-or-bacteria https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/qdteinstein https://twitter.com/qdteinstein
Apr 12, 2020
369 - Is Pollution Clearing While We're Staying Home?
00:05:32
Although quarantine challenges us all, the reduction in human activity has meant good things for nature and our environment. Can we sustain that progress? Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/science/pollution-clearing-quarantine https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/qdteinstein https://twitter.com/qdteinstein
Apr 06, 2020
368 - Coronavirus Myths and Facts with Epidemics Expert Dr. Jonathan Quick
00:14:13
One of the best things you can do to protect yourself from the threat of COVID-19 is to separate the facts from the myths. Dr. Jonathan Quick, infectious disease expert and author of The End of Epidemics, joined Everyday Einstein to tell you how. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Visit the CDC Coronavirus Information website. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/science/covid-19-facts-myths https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/qdteinstein https://twitter.com/qdteinstein https://www.coronavirus.gov/
Mar 30, 2020
174 - How Are Seasonal Flu Vaccines Made?
00:08:27
Each year a new flu shot is developed to try to combat the strains of the virus expected to wreak havoc that season. But who decides which viruses make it into the vaccine? What new technologies are being used to produce that vaccine more efficiently? Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/science/how-are-seasonal-flu-vaccines-made https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/qdteinstein https://twitter.com/qdteinstein
Mar 23, 2020
367 - How Can I Sanitize My Smartphone and My House?
00:08:31
Sanitation is on everyone's minds right now. What's the best way to clean your (probably gross) phone, your home, and your own hands? Do you need antibacterial soap? Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/science/sanitize-smartphone https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/qdteinstein https://twitter.com/qdteinstein
Mar 16, 2020
366 - What Is a Chimera? Could You Be One?
00:07:39
What's a chimera, and how common is chimerism? Most cases in humans are discovered by accident, so you could be a chimera and not even know it! Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/science/chimera https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/qdteinstein https://twitter.com/qdteinstein
Mar 09, 2020
365 - The Science of Composting
00:08:41
Rotting food in landfills is a major contributor to climate change. Composting works differently. Here's the science behind composting and some great reasons to get started. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/education/science/composting | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/qdteinstein | Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdteinstein
Mar 02, 2020
364 - How Long Would It Take to Fall Through the Earth?
00:06:54
No, you can't really "dig to China." But what if you could ride the so-called gravity train through the center of the Earth to the opposite side? How long would it take? TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/education/science/fall-through-earth | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/qdteinstein | Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdteinstein
Feb 24, 2020
363 - Betelgeuse, Betelgeuse, Betelgeuse
00:09:50
Betelgeuse, a massive star in the Orion constellation, is dimming. Could it be about to explode in a spectacular supernova? What would that look like here on Earth? TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/education/science/betelgeuse | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/qdteinstein | Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdteinstein

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Feb 17, 2020
362 - The Science of Soulmates
00:05:29
Whether you're seeking a soulmate or wondering whether your partner is The One this Valentine's Day, one thing's for sure—math isn't on your side. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/education/science/soulmates | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/qdteinstein | Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdteinstein

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Feb 10, 2020
361 - What You Need to Know About the Coronavirus
00:09:41
The Wuhan coronavirus, 2019-nCoV, has spread from China to other countries around the globe, including the U.S. What precautions should you take? TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/education/science/coronavirus | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/qdteinstein | Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdteinstein

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Feb 03, 2020
360 - Stars Are Suns, Suns Are Bright—So, Why Is the Night Sky Dark?
00:10:30
Olbers' Paradox tells us that the night sky shouldn't be dark—it should be as bright as the surface of the sun in all directions! Why isn't it? TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/education/science/night-sky-dark | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/qdteinstein | Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdteinstein

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Jan 27, 2020
359 - Why Do Skunks Smell So Bad and What Can You Do About It?
00:08:40
Skunks have a seriously stinky defense mechanism. Why does skunk spray smell so awful, and how do you fight it? The answer lies in chemistry! TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/education/science/skunk-smell-science | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/qdteinstein | Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdteinstein

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Jan 20, 2020
273 - The Fascinating Physics of Figure Skating
00:08:051
Although figure skaters make their sport look easy, executing the perfect jump requires a precise combination of speed, force, vertical velocity, angular momentum, friction and, of course, timing. How do these crucial pieces work together to create the perfect loop, flip, salchow, axel or lutz? Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/science/the-physics-of-figure-skating Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW EVERYDAY EINSTEIN Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/qdteinstein Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdteinstein

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Jan 13, 2020
358 - Science Says It Takes This Long to Form a Habit
00:07:31
Here's what goes on in your brain when you make a resolution, and how long it might take for it to stick. (Hint: It's not 21 days.) TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/education/science/how-long-habit | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/qdteinstein | Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdteinstein

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Jan 06, 2020
206 - Why and How Do Smells Trigger Memories?
00:08:09
What is it about our sense of smell that works to better trigger our memory and our emotions? TRANSCRIPT & LINKS: Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/education/science/why-do-smells-trigger-memories | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/qdteinstein | Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdteinstein

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Dec 30, 2019
357 - Fun Snowy Science Experiments
00:07:59
If you dream of a frosty landscape (or your kids just can't get enough of Frozen II), here are some fun ways to learn more about snow and even create a crystal snowflake. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/education/science/snowflakes | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/qdteinstein | Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdteinstein

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Dec 23, 2019
356 - Is Astrology Real? Here's What Science Says
00:09:02
About a third of Americans believe astrology is "very" or "sort of scientific." But does being a Pisces, Virgo rising really matter in the eyes of science?

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Dec 16, 2019
355 - Do You Have What It Takes to Be an Astronaut?
00:10:39
Did you ever gaze longingly at the stars and swear you'd be an astronaut when you grew up? Here's what it takes to qualify for the NASA astronaut program.

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Dec 09, 2019
354 - Have Scientists Discovered a Fifth Force?
00:09:42
Scientists may have discovered a fifth fundamental force of nature. But it's an extraordinary claim requiring extraordinary evidence. What does it all mean?

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Dec 02, 2019
353 - Can You Still Get the Plague?
00:08:14
The bacteria responsible for the Black Death is still around, and there's no vaccine. Should you be worried about the disease that decimated European populations in the Middle Ages?

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Nov 25, 2019
352 - Can Science Explain Our Obsession With Pumpkin Spice?
00:07:33
When fall arrives, so do all things pumpkin spice. But why do we crave it? Turns out there are biological and psychological reasons behind our obsession.

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Nov 18, 2019
351 - What's in the Mariana Trench?
00:09:35
The Mariana Trench in the Pacific Ocean is so deep your bones would literally dissolve. What's down there in its black, crushing depths?

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Nov 11, 2019
350 - What's the Science Behind Why We Hiccup?
00:07:51
Lots of things seem to trigger the involuntary reflex known as the hiccups, but does science understand why that reflex happens in the first place?

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Nov 04, 2019
349 - 5 Real-Life Monsters to Fuel Your Nightmares
00:09:41
Monsters aren't just the stuff of Hollywood horror movies. Here are five "creeptacular" examples of monsters living among us.

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Oct 28, 2019
348 - How Can You Tell If You Have Perfect Pitch?
00:09:35
Some famous musicians—from Mariah Carey to Jimi Hendrix—have a gift known as perfect pitch. What is it? Could you have it, too?

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Oct 21, 2019
347- Can Science Explain Deja Vu?
00:07:18
Most of us experience deja vu—when new events feel eerily familiar. Can science explain why?

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Oct 14, 2019
346 - Is Vaping Dangerous? Here's What Science Says So Far
00:08:40
People often consider vaping a safer alternative to cigarette smoking, but recent deaths and lung injuries may say otherwise.

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Oct 07, 2019
264 - Do Essential Oils Work?
00:05:54
Essential oils are a $1 billion industry. Does this popularity mean they are effective? What does the scientific research have to say about essential oils? Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/science/do-essential-oils-work Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW EVERYDAY EINSTEIN Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/qdteinstein Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdteinstein

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Sep 30, 2019
345 - Is it too late to stop climate change?
00:07:26
It's a fact: our planet is warming—fast. Can we put the brakes on global warming, or is it too late to stop climate change from causing devastation?

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Sep 23, 2019
344 - How Deep is the Deepest Hole in the World?
00:08:32
There's a portal to the center of the earth in the wreckage of an abandoned project site in Murmansk, Russia. What's it for? And why is the internet Googling "Kola Superdeep Borehole screams?"

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Sep 14, 2019
343 - Why do we laugh?
00:05:46
We laugh even before we can speak, but why? Science has some answers to the mystery of human laughter, and some of them might surprise you.

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Sep 09, 2019
342 - Why Does Sugar Taste So Good?
00:06:27
Why does sugar taste so good if excessive amounts of it are so bad for us? Put down that jelly donut and learn the evolutionary science behind why sugar makes us salivate.

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Sep 02, 2019
341 - The Amazon is on fire. What can we do?
00:09:46
The Amazon rainforest—the "lungs of the planet"—is burning. The devastation can be seen from space. Here's why it matters and what you can do to help.

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Aug 26, 2019
340 - What Do Cashews, Mangos, and Poison Ivy Have in Common?
00:08:29
It itches, it oozes, it drives you crazy! Here are all the surprising ways you can end up getting a poison-ivy-like reaction and how to avoid them.

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Aug 19, 2019
339 - What is Chernobyl Like Today?
00:10:21
A ferris wheel stopped for eternity, abandoned toys and school books, empty gymnasiums and swimming pools with peeling paint—eerie images from the site of the nuclear disaster still haunt us 30 years later. What is Chernobyl like today?

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Aug 12, 2019
338 - Microplastics Are Everywhere. Are They Harmful?
00:11:15
Microplastics are everywhere. They've made their way into our food and water supply. There's no doubt we're ingesting them. Are they harmful?

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Aug 05, 2019
280 - Can We Predict Earthquakes At All?
00:09:39
If we can predict hurricanes, floods, and tornados, although to differing degrees of reliability, why don’t we know when the next “big one” is going to happen when it come to earthquakes?

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Jul 29, 2019
337 - How an Idea Becomes a Published Scientific Paper
00:16:45
How do you go from an idea to a scientific paper? Everyday Einstein interviews exoplanetary scientist Moiya McTier to learn about whether planets only form around certain kinds of stars and why we should trust scientific papers.

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Jul 22, 2019
336 - Fascinating Facts About the International Space Station
00:12:03
Get to know the International Space Station (ISS). How big is it? Who uses it? Can we see it from here on Earth?

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Jul 15, 2019
335 - Should You Worry About Flesh-Eating Bacteria?
00:08:03
The summer has brought a spike in cases of flesh-eating bacteria on the east coast of the United States, and the resulting infection can be deadly. Should you be worried before you go swimming?

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Jul 05, 2019
334 - How Did the Earth Get Its Water?
00:10:17
Water is a defining characteristic of our planet and it plays such an important part of our daily lives. But where did the water on Earth come from? How did it get here?

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Jul 01, 2019
333 - The Power of Nuclear Weapons with Alex Wellerstein
00:19:56
Are nuclear weapons more powerful today than they were in the past? What makes a nuclear bomb so different from other bombs? Would nuclear energy lead to nuclear proliferation? Everyday Einstein gets answers from Dr. Alex Wellerstein, an expert in nuclear weapons.

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Jun 23, 2019
286 - 5 Important Facts You Should Know About Ticks
00:09:48
Here are five important facts summarizing what you should know to protect yourself against ticks, from the startling rise in tick-borne diseases to the state of vaccinations. 

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Jun 17, 2019
332 - Is Screen Time Bad for Kids?
00:08:05
When it comes to keeping children busy, there's nothing like the allure of a tablet or phone for entertainment. But is screen time harmful to kids? How much is too much?

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Jun 10, 2019
331- The Scientific Evidence for the Health Benefits of Cordyceps
00:08:28
The Cordyceps fungus is said to have the power to fix a host of health problems from muscle fatigue to diabetes. But are the claims too good to be true?

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May 31, 2019
237 - 20 Small Acts to Fight Climate Change
00:11:19
Climate change is a large, complex issue, but there are ways that we as individuals can make an impact. Here are 20 tips for fighting back against climate change. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2pFXhOw

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May 27, 2019
330 - What Else Can Breast Milk Do?
00:08:21
The anecdotal evidence is strong for using breast milk as a home remedy for everything from rashes to congestion to eye infections. But has science backed up any of these claims?

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May 20, 2019
BONUS: Introducing Science Rules! with Bill Nye
00:03:08
Bill Nye is on a mission to change the world—one phone call at a time. On his new podcast, Science Rules!, he tackles the curliest questions on just about anything in the universe. Perhaps you’ve wondered: Should I stop eating cheeseburgers to combat climate change? How often should I really be washing my pillowcase? Can I harvest energy from all those static-electricity shocks I get in the winter? Science Rules! is out NOW—find it in your favorite podcast app.

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May 17, 2019
329 - Real-Life Zombies
00:09:17
A zombie takeover is science fiction ... right? It turns out some zombies already exist in nature and "life" after brain death might not be so far-fetched. For more from QDT, check out the Spotify podcast Life After College at https://bit.ly/QDTcollege.

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May 13, 2019
328 - Making a Career of Combining Art & Science
00:11:03
The gorgeous space images NASA shares combine science with the art of data visualization. I ask Dr. Robert Hurt from Caltech/IPAC how he uses his degrees in astronomy to visualize data artistically while working for NASA.

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May 06, 2019
195 - The Health Benefits of Coffee
00:09:12
How does drinking coffee help your body and your brain? Are there differences to the health benefits of coffee versus espresso? EE discusses the science behind a good cup of joe. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/28Rt0WX

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Apr 29, 2019
327 - How Does Wind Energy Work?
00:09:19
How do wind turbines convert wind into electricity? And can living near one really affect your health? Everyday Einstein explains.

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Apr 19, 2019
326 - 5 Facts About the First Image of a Black Hole
00:08:27
Apr 15, 2019
325 - What Killed the Dinosaurs?
00:10:11
Apr 08, 2019
324 - Is Pluto a Planet?
00:08:31
Apr 01, 2019
323 - Can We Cure HIV?
00:10:35
Mar 25, 2019
272 - How Does Insulin Work in Our Bodies?
00:06:15
Mar 18, 2019
322 - Are Wormholes Real?
00:07:33
Mar 08, 2019
321 - How long can a person hold their breath?
00:08:21
Mar 04, 2019
256 - How Much Does My Dog Understand?
00:09:16
Feb 25, 2019
320 - Could Humans Live on Mars?
00:09:05
Feb 15, 2019
319 - The Neuroscience of Romance: Your Brain on Love
00:08:19
Feb 11, 2019
318 - How Do Meteorologists Calculate "Feels Like" Temperature?
00:07:11
Feb 04, 2019
298 - Are Extreme Weather Events Linked to Climate Change?
00:10:00
Jan 28, 2019
317 - How the Government Shutdown Affects Science
00:10:09
Jan 21, 2019
316 - Can Knowing Your Genetic Risk Change Your Physiology?
00:08:03
Jan 14, 2019
315 - 4 Things to Know About the Measles and Vaccination
00:11:24
Jan 07, 2019
314 - The Science (or Lack Thereof) Behind Inducing Labor Naturally
00:10:11
Dec 31, 2018
230 EE How Do I Know If My Tap Water Is Safe?
00:09:02
Dec 25, 2018
313 - Why Do We Draw Stars with Five Points?
00:07:54
Dec 17, 2018
312 - The Science of Double-Dipping: A Health Risk or Just Gross?
00:08:07
Dec 10, 2018
311 - The Science of Snowfall
00:08:01
Dec 03, 2018
310 - 4 Tips to Understand the Importance of NASA's InSight Landing
00:10:13
Nov 26, 2018
309 - Do Women and Left-Handed People Have Better Memories?
00:09:20
Nov 18, 2018
308 - Rock or Alien Probe? The Science Behind ‘Oumuamua
00:09:16
Nov 12, 2018
307 - The Science of Tipping Points: How 25% Can Create a Majority
00:10:40
Nov 05, 2018
306 - 6 Possible Scientific Reasons for Ghosts
00:09:04
Oct 29, 2018
185 - Do Tattoos Boost Your Immune System?
00:06:37
Oct 22, 2018
305 - Does CBD Oil Work? The Science Behind Cannabidiol
00:09:34
Oct 15, 2018
304 - A Nobel Prize-Worthy Idea: What Is Chirped Pulse Amplification?
00:11:31
Oct 08, 2018
303 - Do Mosquitoes Bite Some People More Than Others?
00:08:30
Oct 01, 2018
238 - When Does Your Intelligence Peak?
00:08:47
Sep 24, 2018
302 - How Can Science Help Reverse Blindness?
00:09:26
Sep 17, 2018
301 - Jocelyn Bell Burnell and the Discovery of Pulsars
00:10:54
Sep 10, 2018
300 - Mindfulness: The Science Behind the Practice
00:10:05
Aug 31, 2018
299 - Why Do We Put Telescopes in Space?
00:08:32
Aug 26, 2018
297 - Do Hair Loss Treatments Actually Work?
00:09:31
Aug 13, 2018
296 - What Is Hypothyroidism and How Do We Treat It?
00:10:28
Aug 06, 2018
295 - What Is a Fecal Transplant? (Gross, Yes, But Also Life-Saving)
00:08:23
Jul 30, 2018
294 - What Are Chemtrails Made Of?
00:05:47
Jul 23, 2018
141 EE How Do Lasers Work?
00:07:30
Jul 16, 2018
293 - The 5+ Effects of Oppressive Heat Waves
00:05:49
Jul 09, 2018
292 - How Fireworks Get Their Colors, Sounds, and Shapes
00:06:43
Jul 02, 2018
291 - The Mysterious Return of Ozone-Depleting CFCs
00:08:17
Jun 25, 2018
290 - How Much Time Should We Be Spending Outdoors?
00:05:35
Jun 18, 2018
289 - Could Zombies (or a Zombie Virus) Become a Reality?
00:07:11
Jun 11, 2018
288 - What Is Antimatter?
00:07:00
Jun 04, 2018
287 - Who Was Henrietta Lacks and What Are HeLa Cells?
00:06:54
Unlike other cancer cells, the cells of Henrietta Lacks did not die within a few days. Instead, they doubled their numbers in 24 hours and continued to multiply.

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May 28, 2018
286 - 5 Important Facts You Should Know About Ticks
00:09:52
Here are five important facts summarizing what you should know to protect yourself against ticks, from the startling rise in tick-borne diseases to the state of vaccinations. 

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May 21, 2018
285 - Why Is Hawai’i Banning Sunscreen?
00:08:57
Why are sunscreens bad for coral reefs and how does my putting on a little sunscreen lead to the destruction of an entire ecosystem? Let's look at the science behind the decision to ban certain sunscreen ingredients in Hawai'i. 

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May 14, 2018
284 - What Is the Speed of Sound?
00:08:40
Why does the speed of sound vary? How does sound travel from a place like a speaker to our ears? What is a sonic boom?

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May 07, 2018
283 - What's It Take to Get to Pluto? A Q&A with David Grinspoon
00:17:09
Apr 29, 2018
282 - Can Our Sense of Smell Predict Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s?
00:08:50
Apr 23, 2018
281 - Do Microwaves Cause Cancer? (And 3 Other Microwave Myths)
00:10:10
Apr 16, 2018
280 - Can We Predict Earthquakes At All?
00:08:57
Apr 09, 2018
279 - How and When Did the Grand Canyon Form?
00:08:00
Apr 02, 2018
278 - Asteroid, Meteor, Meteorite, and Comet: What's the Difference?
00:07:13
Mar 26, 2018
277 - 5 Simple Ways to Boost Our Intelligence
00:07:26
Mar 20, 2018
206 EE Why and How Do Smells Trigger Memories?
00:06:31
Why is it that some smells conjure up childhood memories better than audio, visual, or tactile cues? Everyday Einstien explores the link between smell and memory. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2c2w2ph

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Mar 12, 2018
276 - How Do We Find Exoplanets?
00:09:39
Mar 05, 2018
275 - How Close is Too Close to Live by the Highway?
00:08:01
Feb 26, 2018
274 - Lessons on Early Aviation with Bessie Coleman
00:08:06
Feb 19, 2018
273 - The Fascinating Physics of Figure Skating
00:07:58
Feb 12, 2018
271 - How Does Sand Get Its Color?
00:07:23
Jan 29, 2018
270 - How Can Science Combat the Opioid Crisis?
00:08:19
Jan 22, 2018
269 - How Do We Measure Time? 5+ Innovative Ways
00:10:40
Jan 15, 2018
268 - Is Chocolate Really Going Extinct?
00:10:04
Jan 08, 2018
146 - How Old is the Universe?
00:07:34
Jan 01, 2018
267 - Could Artificial Wombs Be a Reality?
00:08:08
Dec 25, 2017
266 - How Do Candles Burn?
00:06:45
Dec 18, 2017
265 - Should I Get a Real or Fake Christmas Tree?
00:06:36
Dec 11, 2017
264 - Do Essential Oils Work?
00:06:56
Dec 04, 2017
263 - The End of Net Neutrality: What It Means For Science (and You)
00:09:59
Nov 27, 2017
262 - How Well Do Ancestry DNA Tests Actually Work?
00:10:09
Nov 20, 2017
261 - How Do Water Purifiers Work?
00:06:42
Nov 13, 2017
260 - Why Are Coral Reefs Worth Protecting?
00:11:52
Nov 06, 2017
259 - How Fast Can a Marathon Be Run?
00:10:16
Oct 30, 2017
258 - Can You Smell Fear?
00:08:25
Oct 23, 2017
257 - 6 Reasons Why LIGO's Gravitational Wave Discovery is Important
00:14:15
Oct 16, 2017
201 - How Memory Works and 6 Tips to Improve It
00:08:27
Oct 09, 2017
255 - Citizen Science with NASA GLOBE
00:12:49
Sep 25, 2017
254 - What are Extremophiles?
00:07:02
Sep 18, 2017
253 EE Why NASA Is Crashing Its Cassini Spacecraft into Saturn
00:08:20
Sep 11, 2017
180 EE The Surprising Scientific Reason Behind Physical Attraction
00:04:18
Sep 04, 2017
252 EE What Makes Storms Like Hurricane Harvey So Strong?
00:06:43
Aug 28, 2017
251 EE How Do We Know the Earth Isn't Flat?
00:07:35
Aug 21, 2017
250 EE How Can You Prepare for the August Solar Eclipse?
00:07:02
Aug 14, 2017
249 EE Editing the Genes of Human Embryos
00:06:57
Aug 07, 2017
248 EE 2 Surpising Ways Scientists Hope to Limit Human Environmental Impact
00:08:06
Jul 31, 2017
247 EE How Do We Encourage More Women in STEM?
00:07:13
Jul 24, 2017
246 EE Will the Thawing of Arctic Ice Release Diseases?
00:06:35
Jul 17, 2017
245 EE Women in Science: Jill Tarter, SETI, and Our Search for Extraterrestrial Life
00:10:47
Jul 10, 2017
244 EE How Old Is the Oldest Human Skeleton?
00:07:01
Jun 26, 2017
243 EE The Science of Picking the Right Sunscreen
00:06:51
Jun 19, 2017
242 EE Pride in Science: Ben Barres, Astrocytes, and Activism
00:05:51
Jun 12, 2017
241 EE How Important Is the Paris Climate Agreement?
00:08:17
Jun 05, 2017
240 EE How Much Solar Power Will We Lose During the August Solar Eclipse?
00:06:01
May 29, 2017
239 EE ​3 Ways Science Is Vital to the United States Department of Agriculture
00:07:52
May 22, 2017
186 EE Can Eating Chocolate Make You Smarter?
00:04:22
May 08, 2017
237 EE 20 Small Acts to Fight Climate Change
00:10:17
May 01, 2017
236 EE How Dangerous Is Asbestos?
00:06:06
Apr 24, 2017
235 EE 8 ways climate change puts your safety at risk
00:12:35
Apr 17, 2017
234 EE How Often Do Planes Get Struck by Lightning?
00:06:44
Apr 10, 2017
233 EE The First Ever Image of a Black Hole
00:09:58
Apr 03, 2017
232 EE How Bad Is the Air Pollution Where You Live?
00:08:05
Mar 27, 2017
231 EE The Best Science Programming on PBS
00:07:17
Mar 20, 2017
229 EE Women in Science: Hidden Figure Katherine Johnson, NASA's Human Computer
00:09:36
Mar 06, 2017
228 EE 6 Things You Should Know About the New Planet Discovery
00:09:38
Feb 27, 2017
227 EE Citizen Science: Astronomy Edition
00:06:09
Feb 20, 2017
226 EE What Does the Food and Drug Administration Do?
00:08:28
Feb 13, 2017
225 EE What Does the Environmental Protection Agency Do?
00:09:08
Feb 06, 2017
224 EE 5 Immigrants and Refugees Who Changed U.S. Science
00:09:53
Jan 30, 2017
223 EE How Do You Estimate Crowd Size?
00:09:55
Jan 23, 2017
222 EE How to Support Renewable Energy (And Why You Really Should)
00:08:55
Jan 16, 2017
221 EE What Are Fast Radio Bursts?
00:08:17
Jan 09, 2017
220 EE Why Is the Ozone Hole Shrinking?
00:07:20
Jan 02, 2017
177 EE Why Does the Melting of Arctic Sea Ice Matter?
00:06:18
Dec 26, 2016
219 EE What Does 'Mercury in Retrograde' Mean?
00:07:22
Dec 19, 2016
218 EE Lithium-Ion Batteries: What They Are and Why They Explode
00:05:45
Dec 12, 2016
217 - 6 Tips for Identifying Fake News
00:11:32
Dec 05, 2016
174 - How Are Seasonal Flu Vaccines Made?
00:08:49
Nov 28, 2016
216 EE What to Say to a Climate Change Skeptic
00:13:08
Nov 21, 2016
215 EE The Science Behind Climate Change
00:09:14
Nov 14, 2016
214 EE The Science Behind How Your Vote Is Counted
00:10:04
Nov 07, 2016
213 EE Is the Five Second Rule Real?
00:07:00
Oct 31, 2016
212 EE The Neuroscience of Fear: What Happens in Your Brain When You're Afraid
00:09:45
Oct 24, 2016
156 EE Do Aliens Exist?
00:09:00
Oct 17, 2016
211 EE Can You Really Trust Election Polls?
00:10:30
Oct 10, 2016
210 EE Should I Get a Flu Shot?
00:07:49
Oct 03, 2016
209 EE How Antibiotics Work: Past, Present, and Future
00:09:08
Sep 26, 2016
208 EE How Many Stars Are in the Sky?
00:08:26
Sep 19, 2016
207 EE New Research Reveals There Are 4 Separate Species of Giraffes
00:07:16
Sep 12, 2016
205 EE Proxima B: 5 Things You Need to Know About the New Earth-Like Planet
00:08:56
Aug 29, 2016
135 EE Why We Dump Plastic into the Ocean
00:06:14
Aug 22, 2016
204 EE Can Animals Feel Empathy?
00:15:18
Aug 15, 2016
203 EE How Do the Strongest, Fastest Animals Compare to Olympians?
00:09:08
Aug 08, 2016
202 EE Why Do Some Olympic Records Get Broken?
00:09:31
Aug 01, 2016
200 EE What Does Pokémon Go Mean for Augmented Reality?
00:08:34
Jul 18, 2016
139 EE Will the Sun Explode?
00:07:55
Jul 11, 2016
199 EE 5 Quick Facts About NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter
00:07:39
Jul 04, 2016
198 EE 9 Tips to Win a Competitive Eating Contest
00:10:39
Jun 27, 2016
197 EE What Are the Summer Solstice and the Strawberry Moon?
00:08:06
Jun 20, 2016
196 EE Does Soap Really Kill 99.9% of Germs?
00:07:20
Jun 13, 2016
194 EE Science Experiments at Home: The Edible Solar System
00:11:23
May 30, 2016
193 EE What Causes Wildfires?
00:09:34
May 23, 2016
192 EE What Does It Mean for Mars to Be in 'Full Opposition'?
00:08:04
May 16, 2016
191 EE Is Interstellar Travel Really Possible?
00:10:41
May 09, 2016
190 EE 5 Incredible Facts About Octopuses
00:07:18
Apr 25, 2016
189 EE Will Salt Water Quench the World’s Thirst?
00:08:12
Apr 18, 2016
002 UH Unknown History, as Explained Through Science
00:06:18
Apr 13, 2016
188 EE Can Music Make Us Smarter and Help Us Heal Faster?
00:06:55
Apr 11, 2016
187 EE CRISPR-Cas9 Technology Allows Us to Edit Our Own DNA
00:09:27
Apr 04, 2016
184 EE 7 Surprisingly Revolutionary Ways to Use 3D Printers
00:10:14
Mar 14, 2016
183 EE Women in Science: Rosalind Franklin and the Discovery of DNA
00:08:30
Mar 07, 2016
182 EE What Will Astronaut Scott Kelly's Year in Space Teach Us?
00:05:03
Feb 29, 2016
181 EE 5 Reasons You Should Care About the Discovery of Gravitational Waves
00:09:55
Feb 15, 2016
EE 179 The Search for Planet X
00:09:10
Feb 01, 2016
178 EE 6 Fun Science Experiments to Do with Snow
00:06:43
Jan 25, 2016
176 EE The Man Who Fell to Earth and the Importance of Space Travel
00:08:37
Jan 11, 2016
175 EE What causes allergies?
00:06:29
Jan 04, 2016
130 EE Satellites and Space Junk
00:09:22
Dec 28, 2015
173 EE Will Commercial Companies Be the Next to Take on Space Travel?
00:10:02
Dec 14, 2015
172 EE When Is It Safe to Eat Moldy Food?
00:09:14
Dec 07, 2015
133 EE How Do We Predict the Weather?
00:07:21
Nov 30, 2015
171 EE The Computer Science Behind the First Down Line
00:05:12
Nov 23, 2015
170 EE What About the Climate Is Changing?
00:08:47
Nov 16, 2015
169 EE Bill Nye's Advice to Tackle Climate Change
00:08:10
Nov 08, 2015
168 EE 4 Science Experiments for Leftover Halloween Candy
00:08:25
Nov 02, 2015
167 EE Can We Predict the Next Hurricane Patricia?
00:09:55
Oct 26, 2015
138 EE Is Anxiety Genetic?
00:06:09
Oct 19, 2015
166 EE 6 Buzzworthy Facts About Bees
00:07:55
Oct 12, 2015
165 EE Women in Science: Ada Lovelace, the First Computer Programmer
00:06:25
Oct 05, 2015
164 EE Is there water or life on Mars?
00:08:05
Sep 28, 2015
163 EE Understanding Parkinson's Disease: An Interview with Jon Palfreman
00:11:25
Sep 21, 2015
162 EE What Causes the Tides?
00:06:05
Sep 14, 2015
161 EE 4 Science Headlines to Jumpstart Your Next Conversation
00:04:45
Sep 07, 2015
160 EE What Happens If You Fall Into a Black Hole?
00:06:00
Aug 31, 2015
159 EE 6 Back-to-School Activities to Get Students Excited About Science
00:08:25
Aug 24, 2015
158 EE Einstein's Legacy: The Photoelectric Effect
00:07:50
Aug 16, 2015
157 EE 4 Animal Similes We Use Incorrectly
00:05:35
Aug 10, 2015
132 EE Science in the Kitchen
00:06:45
Aug 03, 2015
155 EE Do Stars Really Twinkle? And Other Common Scientific Misconceptions
00:07:00
Jul 20, 2015
154 EE What Makes the New Horizons' Encounter With Pluto So Extraordinary?
00:10:35
Jul 13, 2015
153 EE 10 Facts You Didn't Know About Sharks
00:07:25
Jul 06, 2015
152 EE Science Experiments at Home: Liquids
00:09:25
Jun 29, 2015
129 EE Can We Feel the Earth Moving?
00:05:55
Jun 22, 2015
151 EE Making Jurassic Park a Reality
00:08:40
Jun 15, 2015
150 EE The Return of the Large Hadron Collider
00:08:40
Jun 08, 2015
149 EE Is the Radiation From My Cell Phone Dangerous?
00:10:15
Jun 01, 2015
148 EE Science Experiments at Home: Model Rockets
00:10:25
May 25, 2015
147 EE How Do Chameleons Change Color?
00:05:40
May 18, 2015
145 EE What Is a Volcano?
00:08:15
May 04, 2015
144 EE How to Survive an Astreroid Attack
00:09:45
Apr 21, 2015
143 EE Go Green: Reusable vs. Disposable Cups
00:06:40
Apr 17, 2015
142 EE The Best Way to Nap
00:06:40
Apr 10, 2015
140 EE Can You Prevent Myopia?
00:07:45
Mar 27, 2015
137 EE Women in Science: Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin
00:06:20
Mar 06, 2015
136 EE Mollusks Set a New Strength Record
00:06:35
Feb 27, 2015
134 EE What Is Dark Matter?
00:08:55
Feb 13, 2015
131 EE Early Birds vs. Night Owls
00:07:05
Jan 23, 2015
026 EDE What's on the Dark Side of the Moon?
00:03:48
Jan 02, 2015
128 EE Meet the New Everyday Einstein
00:09:44
Dec 27, 2014
127 EE Personal Genetics: Testing for Susceptibility
00:07:05
Dec 19, 2014
126 EE Personal Genetic Testing: Part 1
00:07:00
Dec 12, 2014
125 EE What Was the Christmas Star?
00:05:10
Dec 05, 2014
124 EE Science Q&A: Smoothies and Airplane Wings
00:06:25
Nov 25, 2014
123 EE The Science of Snow
00:06:20
Nov 21, 2014
031 EDE The Truth About Turkey
00:02:19
Nov 14, 2014
122 EE Evolution vs. Creationism: Bill Nye Joins the Debate
00:06:05
Nov 07, 2014
121 EE Mysteries of the Microwave
00:09:45
Oct 31, 2014
074 EE Halloween Science: How Do Broomsticks Fly?
00:05:24
Oct 24, 2014
120 EE How Are Calories in Food Measured?
00:07:20
Oct 17, 2014
119 EE What's the Difference Between a Solar Eclipse, a Lunar Eclipse, and a New Moon?
00:06:00
Oct 10, 2014
118 EE Kid Questions: What's With Fall Leaves and Glow-in-the-Dark Toys?
00:06:45
Oct 03, 2014
117 EE Can Turmeric Prevent or Cure Disease?
00:06:30
Sep 26, 2014
116 EE Everyday Einstein Answers Your Emails
00:06:25
Sep 19, 2014
115 EE Everyday Einstein's iTunes Answers - Part 1
00:07:10
Sep 12, 2014
114 EE The Science of Gardening Part 2: Germination
00:06:25
Sep 03, 2014
113 EE The Science of Gardening Part 1: Monocots vs Dicots
00:05:35
Aug 29, 2014
112 EE Choosing the Right Homeschool Science Resources
00:05:40
Aug 22, 2014
014 EDE What is a neural network?
00:06:15
Aug 15, 2014
111 EE Should You Worry About the Ebola Outbreak?
00:09:10
Aug 08, 2014
110 EE 3 Science Myths Debunked
00:05:10
Aug 01, 2014
109 EE The Big and Small of Scientific Numbers
00:05:35
Jul 25, 2014
108 EE Buffalo or Bison?
00:07:00
Jul 18, 2014
107 EE Why Do I Have to Know This Science Stuff Anyway?
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Jul 11, 2014
057 EDE How to Be a Birdwatcher?
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Jul 04, 2014
106 EE How to Spot a Good Medical Study
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Jun 27, 2014
105 EE Protein Power: Translation
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Jun 20, 2014
104 EE Protein Power: Transcription
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Jun 12, 2014
103 EE Protein Power 1: DNA vs. RNA
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Jun 06, 2014
102 EE Science Q&A: Fizzling Photons, Magnesium Panic Attacks, and Raising Normal Kids
00:05:40
May 30, 2014
101 EE The Secret Life of Genes
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May 22, 2014
034 EDE Why Do We Yawn?
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May 16, 2014
100 EE The Science of Agoraphobia
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May 09, 2014
099 EE Geology: The Science of Rocks and Minerals
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May 01, 2014
098 EE The Science of Shakespeare
00:08:25
Apr 25, 2014
097 EE Which Homeschool Science Curriculum Should You Use?
00:08:45
Apr 18, 2014
096 EE Newton, Einstein, and Gravitational Waves
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Apr 11, 2014
095 EE What Is Resonance?
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Apr 03, 2014
094 EE Why Metal Rusts
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Mar 28, 2014
093 EE The Science of Sound
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Mar 21, 2014
092 EE How Does Electricity Work?
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Mar 14, 2014
091 EE Momentous Momentum in "The Music Man"
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Mar 07, 2014
090 EE Virus, Germ, or Bacteria?
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Feb 28, 2014
089 EE How Fast Does Your Broomstick Accelerate?
00:06:11
Feb 21, 2014
088 EE What's the Difference Between Speed and Velocity?
00:05:40
Feb 14, 2014
087 EE More Science Q&A
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Feb 07, 2014
086 EE All About Air Pressure
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Jan 31, 2014
085 EE How Not to Be Scammed by Internet Claims
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Jan 24, 2014
084 EE The Best Diet Ever Is...
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Jan 17, 2014
083 EE Retractions in Science
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Jan 10, 2014
038 EDE Should You Store Batteries in the Freezer?
00:05:02
Jan 03, 2014
082 EE Science Q&A
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Dec 23, 2013
081 EE What Is the Space-Time Continuum?
00:07:20
Dec 20, 2013
080 EE What Is Bardet-Biedl Syndrome?
00:06:50
Dec 13, 2013
079 EE What Is Quantum Computing?
00:07:30
Dec 05, 2013
078 EE Super Powered Water: Solubility
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Nov 29, 2013
077 EE Super Powered Water: Specific Heat and Heat of Vaporization
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Nov 22, 2013
076 EE Super Powered Water: Cohesion and Adhesion
00:07:35
Nov 15, 2013
020 EDE Death by Asteroids!
00:05:31
Nov 08, 2013
075 EE What's the Difference Between Baking Soda and Baking Powder?
00:05:45
Nov 04, 2013
073 EDE The Science of Minecraft (Part 2): Metal and Minerals
00:07:45
Oct 18, 2013
072 EDE The Magic of Magic Shell
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Oct 11, 2013
071 EDE Why Blowing on a Hot Drink Cools it Off
00:06:05
Oct 04, 2013
070 EDE How Natural Is "All Natural" Food Coloring?
00:06:30
Sep 27, 2013
069 EDE The Science of Minecraft (Part 1): Smelting Ore
00:06:35
Sep 19, 2013
018 EDE The Human Genome
00:06:05
Sep 13, 2013
068 EDE My Life as a Meteor
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Sep 07, 2013
067 EDE That's No Moon...It's a Space Station
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Aug 31, 2013
066 EDE Star Light, Star Bright...or is that a planet?
00:05:05
Aug 24, 2013
030 EDE Why Is the Sky Blue?
00:03:58
Aug 16, 2013
065 EDE Despicable Science Part 2: Glow-in-the-Dark Minions
00:04:45
Aug 03, 2013
064 EDE Despicable Science Part 1: Freeze Ray
00:05:05
Aug 02, 2013
063 EDE The Science of Celiac
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Jul 26, 2013
062 EDE What Is Gluten?
00:05:05
Jul 18, 2013
013 EDE Why do Apples Turn Brown?
00:03:42
Jul 12, 2013
061 EDE What Causes Lightning Bolts?
00:04:50
Jul 06, 2013
060 EDE Three Lies You Probably Learned In School
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Jun 28, 2013
059 EDE Correlation versus Causation
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Jun 21, 2013
058 EDE Why Dead Honeybees Means the Beginning of the Apocalypse
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Jun 14, 2013
056 EDE Spinning with Screws
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May 31, 2013
055 EDE Wrenches and Wheels
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May 24, 2013
054 EDE Running Up Ramps
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May 17, 2013
053 EDE Kids and Developmental Milestones: What's the Connection?
00:10:35
May 10, 2013
008 EDE The Science of Fire
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May 03, 2013
052 EDE Lifting with Levers
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Apr 26, 2013
051 EDE Pulling with Pulleys
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Apr 19, 2013
050 EDE The Bizarre Love Triangle of Work, Energy, and Power
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Apr 12, 2013
049 EDE All Work and No Play
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Apr 05, 2013
048 EDE Why Do Glasses Get Foggy in Cold Weather?
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Mar 29, 2013
001 EDE What is Radiation?
00:10:28
Mar 22, 2013
047 EDE What's the Matter?
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Mar 15, 2013
046 EDE Everyday Einstein on why static electricity doesn't kill
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Mar 08, 2013
045 EDE Hydroelectric Power and the City of Ember
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Mar 01, 2013
044 EDE The Potential and Kinetic Energy of Kung Fu Panda
00:05:56
Feb 22, 2013
043 EDE Jumping with John Carter of Mars
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Feb 15, 2013
042 EDE What Is Density?
00:06:15
Feb 08, 2013
041 EDE Bowling and the Conservation of Momentum
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Feb 01, 2013
040 EDE Newton's 3 Laws of Motion
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Jan 25, 2013
039 EDE Could Jurassic Park Really Happen?
00:05:32
Jan 18, 2013
037 EDE What's a Capacitor?
00:05:20
Jan 04, 2013
036 EDE The Science of Violence
00:08:17
Dec 28, 2012
035 EDE The Science of Christmas
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Dec 21, 2012
033 EDE A Tour of the Periodic Table (Part 3)
00:04:59
Dec 07, 2012
032 EDE What Is Static Electricity?
00:06:10
Nov 30, 2012
029 EDE A Tour of the Periodic Table (Part 2)
00:05:58
Nov 09, 2012
028 EDE A Tour of the Periodic Table (Part 1)
00:05:48
Nov 02, 2012
027 EDE What is "Supersonic"?
00:04:10
Oct 26, 2012
025 EDE Can DNA Evidence Lie?
00:07:15
Oct 12, 2012
024 EDE Seasonal Flu Vaccination 101
00:05:23
Oct 05, 2012
023 EDE Stem Cell Research
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Sep 28, 2012
022 EDE Does the MMR Vaccine Cause Autism?
00:08:03
Sep 21, 2012
021 EDE What is ENCODE?
00:09:44
Sep 14, 2012
019 EDE Are Genetically Modified Foods Safe?
00:08:48
Aug 31, 2012
017 EDE Evolution and Super Goblins
00:06:41
Aug 17, 2012
016 EDE How to Tips for Teaching Science to Children
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Aug 10, 2012
015 EDE Why Are Weather Forecasts Often Wrong?
00:06:16
Aug 03, 2012
012 EDE The Higgs Boson
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Jul 13, 2012
011 EDE What is Gut Microbiota?
00:05:38
Jul 06, 2012
010 EDE Atomic Bonds - The Ties That Bind
00:07:28
Jun 29, 2012
009 EDE The Atom
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Jun 22, 2012
007 EDE Does Herbal Medicine Work?
00:07:37
Jun 08, 2012
006 EDE How the Media Sensationalizes Science
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Jun 01, 2012
005 EDE The Basics of pH
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May 25, 2012
004 EDE Vinegar + Baking Soda = The Ultimate Cleanser?
00:06:51
May 18, 2012
002 EDE The Mighty Onion
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Apr 13, 2012
003 EDE What is Interspecies Breeding?
00:09:07
Apr 13, 2012