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Science, pop culture and comedy collide on StarTalk Radio! Astrophysicist and Hayden Planetarium director Neil deGrasse Tyson, his comic co-hosts, guest celebrities and scientists discuss astronomy, physics, and everything else about life in the universe. Keep Looking Up! New episodes premiere Monday nights at 7pm ET.
 
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Science Weekly podcast will now explore some of the crucial scientific questions about Covid-19. Led by its usual hosts Ian Sample, Hannah Devlin and Nicola Davis, as well as the Guardian's health editor Sarah Boseley, we’ll be taking questions – some sent by you – to experts on the frontline of the global outbreak. Send us your questions here: theguardian.com/covid19questions
 
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Speaking of Psychology

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Speaking of Psychology

American Psychological Association

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"Speaking of Psychology" is an audio podcast series highlighting some of the latest, most important and relevant psychological research being conducted today. Produced by the American Psychological Association, these podcasts will help listeners apply the science of psychology to their everyday lives.
 
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Nature Podcast

Springer Nature Limited

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The Nature Podcast brings you the best stories from the world of science each week. We cover everything from astronomy to zoology, highlighting the most exciting research from each issue of Nature journal. We meet the scientists behind the results and providing in-depth analysis from Nature's journalists and editors.
 
Start each day with short, eye-opening ideas from some of the world's greatest TEDx speakers. Hosted by Atossa Leoni, TEDx SHORTS will immerse you in surprising knowledge, fresh perspectives, and moving stories from some of our most compelling talks. Less than 10 minutes a day, everyday.
 
Parts Per Billion is Bloomberg Law's environmental policy podcast. We cover everything from air pollution, to toxic chemicals, to corporate sustainability, and climate change. The reporters from our environment desk offer an inside look at what's happening at Congress, in the courts, and at the federal agencies, and help explain the scientific and policy debates shaping environmental laws and regulations. Host: David Schultz
 
The 365 Days of Astronomy podcast launched in 2009 as part of the International Year of Astronomy. This community podcast continues to bring you day after day of content across the years. Everyday, a new voice, helping you see the universe we share in a new way. This show is managed by Avivah Yamani, edited by Richard Drumm. This podcast is funded through Patreon.com/CosmoQuestX and produced out of the Planetary Science Institute.
 
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BioScience Talks

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BioScience Talks

American Institute of Biological Sciences

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We hope you enjoy these in-depth discussions of recently published BioScience articles and other science stories. Each episode of our interview series delves into the research behind a highlighted story, giving listeners unique insight into scientists' work.
 
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The Daily Space

Dr. Pamela Gay, Beth Johnson, & Annie Wilson

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Get your daily dose of all that's new in space and astronomy. The sky is not the limit, as we bring you a fast-paced roundup of launches, landings, and everyday discoveries. The Daily Space is brought to you by the team behind CosmoQuest at the Planetary Science Institute, and features hosts Dr. Pamela L. Gay, Beth Johnson, & Annie Wilson. Daily Space is supported through Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/CosmoQuestX.
 
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Podcast series from the Met Office investigating climate - the underlying science and the challenges we face from a warming planet.The science behind COPIn this episode Dr. Doug McNeall and Dr. Rosie Oakes look at the climate science that underpins COP. They’re joined by Met Office Scientists Dr. Helene Hewett and Dr. Chris Jones who describe the p…
 
On this episode of The Disappearing Spoon, Sam Kean delves deep into the science behind the evolution of animal and human bodies. Like animals, human bodies have also evolved to adhere to the demands of ever-changing climates. This raises a question: how will human bodies respond to climate change? Credits Host: Sam Kean Senior Producer: Mariel Car…
 
The content of this episode has been created by Sylvain Kerkour Feel free to subscribe to his newsletter at https://kerkour.com Projects worth considering Open Source Ecology: are building a set of Open Source and reusable blueprints for a civilization that you can build yourself. From powercube to an entire tractor. The Framework laptop: while you…
 
Meeting the Paris agreement’s goal of keeping global temperature rises to below 2C by the end of the century requires drastic cuts to fossil fuel use and carbon emissions. The problem is, even if we do this we’ll still need to draw down the carbon dioxide that’s emitted in the meantime. To find out how, Shivani Dave speaks to Phoebe Weston and Dami…
 
Hosted by Tim Roelf. This week’s mini episode features PhD candidate Sambatriniaina Rajohnson, of the University of Cape Town’s Astronomy department. She explains part of her work trying to advance our understanding of the large scale structure of the universe. Using the radio telescope MeerKAT, she plans on observing these structures in a region k…
 
Today something a little different: Am I Normal? with Mona Chalabi is a new TED Audio Collective podcast. We all want to know if we’re normal—do I have enough friends? Should it take me this long to get over my ex? Should I move or stay where I am? Endlessly curious data journalist Mona Chalabi NEEDS to know, and she’s ready to dive into the number…
 
We’ve been gripped today by the tragic accident on the set of the Western movie “Rust.” Star Alec Baldwin’s prop gun discharged while shooting Thursday, killing cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and wounding Joel Souza, the film’s director. The investigation is ongoing, but the reporting that’s come out of the New Mexico set so far indicates this is …
 
"To be or not to be” was never your decision. No one alive today is an “exister” by consent - your parents made that call for you. But who can blame them? Animals are hardwired with strong impulses towards their procreative goals, and we humans, by and large, are no different. But for some conscientious people alive today, this most fundamental of …
 
The Ancient Neanderthal Traces Hidden In Your Genome Just how much of your genome is uniquely human? It turns out the number of genetic components in the human genome that trace back only to modern humans, and not to other human lineages or ancient ancestors, are surprisingly small. In a paper published recently in the journal Science Advances, res…
 
Biden’s Administration Preps For A Crucial Climate Conference This week, CDC advisers gave their support to approve COVID-19 vaccine boosters for those who received Moderna and J&J vaccines. The recommendations would follow the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s authorization of “mixing and matching” booster shots from different vaccine developers…
 
Our Sun lights up the solar system, but it’s as not calm or predictable as it may seem. Flares and explosions called coronal mass ejections unleash fast-moving particles and radiation that pose dangers to spacecraft and astronauts alike. Yaireska Collado-Vega leads a team at NASA’s Goddard Spacecraft Center that is studying the solar weather enviro…
 
Today we bring you a new episode in our podcast series COVID, Quickly. Every two weeks, Scientific American ’s senior health editors Tanya Lewis and Josh Fischman catch you up on the essential developments in the pandemic: from vaccines to new variants and everything in between. You can listen to all past episodes here .…
 
The Met Office takes a weekly look at the science behind the UK and global weather headlines.In this week’s edition, as the Thames Barrier is lowered for the 200th time, we hear about the barrier’s design and the conditions that bring it into operation. We also hear about plans to extend atmospheric weather models further out to space, we have the …
 
https://youtu.be/96apOh4FuSQ Host: Fraser Cain ( @fcain )Special Guest: This week we are very pleased to welcome Megan Russell ( @meguh78 ) from the Planetary Science Institute to the WSH. Since starting at the Planetary Science Institute in March, Megan has gone from exploring volcanism on Venus to assisting in the search for ice on Mars. She is c…
 
Imagine a world where you own some sort of building whether that’s a grocery store, a restaurant, a factory… and you want to know how many people reside in each section of the store, or maybe how long did the average person wait to be seated or how long did it take the average factory worker to complete their assembly task. Currently today these sy…
 
On Wednesday the Biden administration decided to no longer defend a massive oil project that would have ramped up production in Alaska. And while the Biden administration is making the headlines for its continuing fight against oil developments in the state, the reality shows that oil companies are also losing interest in producing oil in the last …
 
Urban designer Nico Larco explores how autonomous cars have the potential to revolutionize how we drive and even live. This talk was filmed at TEDxCollegePark. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this …
 
World sleepwalking into disaster with lukewarm climate actionInformation for families of children with chronic illnessesThe science briefNew approach for helping those addicted to methamphetaminesNew waste sorter recovers 90% of waste previously dumpedNuyina, the Australia’s new icebreaker, supply ship and floating laboratory arrives in HobartAussi…
 
On University of California, Irvine Week: Warding off high blood pressure now could pay off later in life. Jean Ho, postdoctoral scholar, explains why. Jean K. Ho, Ph.D. is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of California, Irvine. Dr. Ho’s research interests include: vascular contributions to Alzheimer’s disease and dementia; antihypertensive …
 
We’re talking about twin reports from the federal government today, focused on the risks climate change poses to the American economy and global security. It’s, uh, not good. We’ll talk about what’s in each, why the White House wants that information out now and the Joe Manchin of it all. Plus, Big Tech earnings, Jerome Powell’s next moves and a li…
 
This Week: Transplant Success?, Wooden Tools, Green Energy, Blood Update, Ducks In a Row, COVID Update, Natalia Reagan, Just Good News, Simulated Sniffer, Lady Brains, Sleep Training, And Much More... The post 20 October, 2021 – Episode 847 – How to Monkey Around with Science appeared first on This Week in Science - The Kickass Science Podcast.…
 
Green roofs have a myriad of benefits including attracting biodiversity, reducing air pollution, storm water management and reducing the impact of the urban heat island effect. Did you know that green roofs can also improve the efficiency of solar panels? In this episode we explore how integrating a green roof with a solar photovoltaic system (know…
 
We’ve talked a huge amount the past 18 months, for obvious reasons, about the way that white blood cells protect us from infection. But red blood cells – it’s probably among the earliest things I learned in human biology that they’re simple bags for carrying oxygen around the body. But over recent years, immunologist Nilam Mangalmurti, University o…
 
As many as 43,000 PCR tests for people living in and around the South West of England could have been wrongly returned as negative recently, thanks to a seemingly unknown error, or errors, at a laboratory near Wolverhampton. For an extraordinarily long time the mistakes went undetected, and every day many hundreds of people who really had Covid, we…
 
On this week's show, we have stories of environmental concerns colliding with symbols of cultural importance. We venture to the spot in Italy where marble for Michelangelo's sculptures once came from. Controversy is also stirring on some mountains in Greece, as wind turbines anger locals. And we hear from a journalist who tracked an endangered leop…
 
Hosted by Chris Beckett & Shane Ludtke, two amateur astronomers in Saskatchewan. The lads are joined today by Mark Radice from www.refreshingviews.com joins Chris and Shane to discuss lots of amateur astronomy topics. You can also check out Mark’s YouTube channel by searching for Refreshing Views. Mark lives near Salisbury Wiltshire, a few miles fr…
 
Switching where we get our energy from is going to have implications in the global economy and multiple industries. But today, POLITICO’s Lorraine Woellert is joining to discuss how it will affect most Americans’ bottom line in the short and long run. Lorraine Woellert is POLITICO's sustainability editor. Annie Snider covers environment issues for …
 
Sara Jones is a transracial adoptee who offers insights from her lived experience to help parents and their adopted children. This talk was filmed at TEDxLakeJunaluska. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback…
 
On University of California, Irvine Week: Lifelong follow up care is critical for young cancer survivors. Joel Milam, professor of epidemiology, examines why. Joel Milam, PhD, is a professor of epidemiology and biostatistics at the University of California, Irvine’s Program in Public Health. He also has an adjunct appointment at the UCI School of M…
 
For the past few months Insulate Britain have been blocking roads in an effort to pressure the government into sealing up the UK’s leaky, draughty housing-stock. So why are a group of eco-activists facing confrontations from angry drivers, and even risking injury, for insulation? Shivani Dave speaks to environment correspondent Matthew Taylor about…
 
When President Joe Biden announced last week that the Port of Los Angeles would begin operating 24 hours a day, it left one of our listeners asking why the port wasn’t doing that already. We answer that, and ponder future supply chain relief. Plus, we answer some additional questions about the Great Resignation, Zoom’s carbon footprint and banana p…
 
In this episode best-selling author and clinical researcher Dr. Michael Ruscio dives deep into the gut-brain connection and how to strengthen their synergy with easy practical tips. If you want clearer cognition and smooth digestion you are not going to want to miss this episode. You will walk away with tools and practices you can get started on to…
 
Todd Stern is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, best known for leading the US delegation at COP21 in his capacity as Special Envoy for Climate Change at the Department of State. Todd’s political career started in 1993, when he joined President Clinton’s administration. Between 1997 and 1999, he led the US government efforts on global cl…
 
Paul Hill, Ralph Wilkins and Dr. Jenifer Millard host. Damien Phillips, John Wildridge and Dustin Ruoff produce. The Discussion: Tales from a dark sky weekend. Jen appearing on the Cosmic Companion and at the Open University Space Society. Emails on space tourism and from a US state penitentiary. And a touching letter from Randy Crocker in Clayton,…
 
Is there anything more agonizing than being in limbo? Time may seem to slow to a crawl when you’re waiting for high-stakes news like a hiring decision, a biopsy result – or the end of a pandemic. Kate Sweeny, PhD, of the University of California, Riverside, discusses what makes waiting so stressful, how the stress of waiting differs from other type…
 
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