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Science Friday
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Brain fun for curious people.
 
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Science Vs
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There are a lot of fads, blogs and strong opinions, but then there’s SCIENCE. Science Vs is the show from Gimlet Media that finds out what’s fact, what’s not, and what’s somewhere in between. We do the hard work of sifting through all the science so you don't have to. This season we tackle sex addiction, nuclear war, Lyme disease, and serial killers.
 
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Science
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Science Vs
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Science journalist Wendy Zukerman dissects the latest fad framing itself as scientific fact, wading through the mass of information so you don't have to.
 
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The Science Hour
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Science news and highlights of the week
 
Weekly podcasts from Science Magazine, the world's leading journal of original scientific research, global news, and commentary.
 
Dr Adam Rutherford and guests illuminate the mysteries and challenge the controversies behind the science that's changing our world.
 
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Diet Science
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Diet Science is a fun 7 to 8 minute weekly program with insights and straight scoops on today's health and diet issues from Dee McCaffrey, CDC. Dee is an Organic Chemist who lost 100 pounds, nearly half her body weight, and has kept it off for 20 years by staying away from processed foods. She's the author of The Science of Skinny, released by Perseus June 2012, and The Science of Skinny Cookbook, which was released December 2014.
 
SBS Radio - Fitness that takes itself (not so) seriously. We interview awesome people, geek out over science, and tackle real-world fitness issues with our... "unique" sense of humour. Warning - please do not listen whilst operating heavy machinery or if you have anything electronic in front of you that could be damaged by you laugh-snorting your protein shake over it.
 
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Science(ish)
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Flâneur and irrepressible commentator, Rick Edwards, and Editor-at-Large of the New Scientist, Dr. Michael Brooks, delve into the science behind popular culture.
 
The kickass science and technology radio show that delivers an irreverent look at the week in science and technology.
 
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Probably Science
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Three professional comedians and incompetent scientists take you through this week in science. Incompetently. Featuring Matt Kirshen, Andy Wood, Jesse Case and a rotating cast of special guests.
 
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Science Times
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Want to know more about black holes? Or progress in the cure for cancer? Learn about the latest news and trends in science, medicine and the environment from the reporters and editors of the popular Science Times section of The New York Times. David Corcoran is your host.
 
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Science Talk
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Science Talk is a weekly science audio show covering the latest in the world of science and technology. Join Steve Mirsky each week as he explores cutting-edge breakthroughs and controversial issues with leading scientists and journalists. He is also an articles editor and columnist at Scientific American magazine. His column, "Antigravity," is one of science writing's great humor venues. Also check our daily podcast from Scientific American : "60-Second Science." To view all of our archived ...
 
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Science in Action
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The BBC brings you all the week's science news.
 
5 live's science podcast, featuring Dr Karl, plus Dr Chris and Naked Scientists Chris Smith and Kat Arney with the hottest science news stories and analysis.
 
The award winning Science Weekly is the best place to learn about the big discoveries and debates in biology, chemistry, physics, and sometimes even maths. From the Guardian science desk Ian Sample, Hannah Devlin & Nicola Davis meet the great thinkers and doers in science and technology. Science has never sounded so good! We'd love to hear what you think, so get in touch via @guardianaudio or podcasts@theguardian.com
 
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Science Boobies!
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Culturally insensitive quantum physics, space-time stuff and science news. In each episode, Hosts Jen and Brian will de-construct the anatomy of the universe, either on the quantum level, or the political correctness level, whichever is messier. Jen is an anti-marxist subversive and Brian is made of stardust.Find us at www.laser.yoga/scienceboobies
 
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60-Second Science
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Leading science journalists provide a daily minute commentary on some of the most interesting developments in the world of science. For a full-length, weekly podcast you can subscribe to Science Talk: The Podcast of Scientific American . To view all of our archived podcasts please go to www.scientificamerican.com/podcast
 
Scientific principles, theory, and the role of key figures in the advancement of science.
 
Social Science Bites is a podcast series interviewing major figures in social science, made in association with SAGE
 
Big Picture Science: A smart and humorous take on emerging trends in science and technology. Tune in and make contact with science. We broadcast and podcast every week. bigpicturescience.org
 
Science Pie is a new independent podcast about physics, history, literature and engineering, exploring one fascinating topic per 15-minute episode. Manufactured in-house by Annika Brockschmidt and Dennis Schulz.
 
The #1 Evidence Based Growth Podcast on the Internet. The Science of Success is about the search for evidence based personal growth. It's about exploring ways to improve your decision-making, understand your mind and how psychology rules the world around you, and learn from experts and thought leaders about ways we can become better versions of ourselves.
 
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Science Vs
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Are women’s and men’s brains different? Is porn changing the way we have sex? Is sugar really that bad? Everyone has an opinion, but then there’s Science.
 
Get in-depth science coverage at WIRED including news, the latest research and discoveries and how technology is shaping the world of science. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at www.spokenedition.com
 
Interviews with Political Scientists about their New Books
 
Exploring stories of science discovery. Tumble is a science podcast created to be enjoyed by the entire family. Hosted & produced by Lindsay Patterson (science journalist) & Marshall Escamilla (teacher). Visit www.tumblepodcast.com for more information and educational content.
 
Exploring the coolest and most incredible stuff in science, from way back when dinosaurs roamed the Earth to a future where humans live in space! Fun Kids Science Weekly is hosted by Dan and is the perfect science podcast for kids and families everywhere. Each week, you'll find episodes from series like Deep Space High, Age of the Dinosaurs and Professor Hallux. There's also a special guest, top experts answering all your science questions and Dangerous Dan - something scientific that’s also ...
 
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Science... sort of
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Conversations about things that are science, things that are sort of science, and things that wish they were science. A member of the Brachiolope Media Network.
 
In this podcast I discuss a variety of topics in both the natural and social sciences, exploring the many fascinating insights that the scientific method yields about the world around us.
 
Science for the People is a weekly syndicated radio show and podcast. We are a long-format interview show that explores the connections between science, popular culture, history, and public policy, to help listeners understand the evidence and arguments behind what's in the news and on the shelves. Every week, our hosts sit down with science researchers, writers, authors, journalists, and experts to discuss science from the past, the science that affects our lives today, and how science migh ...
 
Science, culture and everything in between. Feel the heat. All species welcome.
 
The Science Show gives Australians unique insights into the latest scientific research and debate, from the physics of cricket to prime ministerial biorhythms.
 
They are obnoxious, they are absurd, they are irreverent, and they are - at times - shockingly insightful. If you are looking for something different in the TV & Film podcasting genre, something honest and with zero interest in pandering (except to people into that sort of thing), then turn your ears to the Science Fiction Film Podcast. Subscribe and never miss a week of their profane ramblings.
 
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Science Fiction Theater
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Science Fiction Theater presents the best of Scifi, horror,fantasy from early days radio. Each show will take you into the world of the unknown, a place that is as strange as the unknown can be, it is only limited by you imagination. Enter the fantasy world of Science Fiction.
 
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Ask Science Mike
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A weekly podcast where Mike McHargue answers questions about science, faith, and life.
 
Science and Creativity from Studio 360: the art of innovation. A sculpture unlocks a secret of cell structure, a tornado forms in a can, and a child's toy gets sent into orbit. Exploring science as a creative act since 2005. Produced by PRI and WNYC, and supported in part by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
 
Quirky, entertaining and informative, the weekly Science Update Podcast bundles five of Science Update’s award-winning 60-second radio shows together with insightful commentary from one of our producers. Since 1988, Science Update has covered the latest discoveries in science, technology, and medicine and has answered listeners’ science questions. Phone your question in to our toll-free answer line, 1-800-WHY-ISIT (949-4748) or submit it via our website, scienceupdate.com. Science Update is ...
 
Brains On!® is a science podcast for curious kids and adults from American Public Media. Co-hosted each week by kid scientists and reporters from public radio, we ask questions ranging from the science behind sneezing to how to translate the purr of cats, and go wherever the answers take us. @Brains_On
 
Are you searching for stories to ignite your curiosity, teach you to perform better in life and career, inspire your mind, and make you laugh along the way? In this science podcast, Dr. Marie McNeely introduces you to the brilliant researchers behind the latest discoveries in science. Join us as they share their greatest failures, most staggering successes, candid career advice, and what drives them forward in life and science.
 
Data Science Storytime is a podcast all about data, science, stories, and time.
 
Some of the world's greatest scientists, doctors and medical researchers share their discoveries and visions onstage at the TED conference, TEDx events and partner events around the world. You can also download these and many other videos free on TED.com, with an interactive English transcript and subtitles in up to 80 languages. TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading.
 
You have questions and A Moment of Science has answers. Short science videos and audio science podcasts provide the scientific story behind some of life\'s most perplexing mysteries. There\'s no need to be blinded by science. Explore it, have fun with it, but most of all learn from it. A Moment of Science is a production of WFIU Public Media from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana.
 
Each episode of Distillations podcast takes a deep-dive into a moment of science-related history in order to shed light on the present.
 
Technology, machine learning and algorithms
 
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Science News Flash
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A unique Christian perspective on headline-grabbing discoveries.
 
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Science On Top
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The Australian podcast about science, health and technology news. Join Ed Brown and his panel of co-hosts each week as we talk about the latest and coolest research and discoveries in the world of science. We're joined by special guests from all over the science field: doctors, professors, nurses, teachers and more.
 
Each 60-second episode of the daily Science Update Podcast series is a brief yet satisfying story on the latest discoveries in science, technology and medicine, from aardvarks to zygotes, and, every now and then, aardvark zygotes. We also answer your science questions and even say your name on the air (unless you’d really rather we didn’t) and send you a highly collectible Science Update "Smarten Up" mug. The Science Update family of radio shows and podcasts is produced by AAAS, the world’s ...
 
These are screencasts for Dr. David B. Miller's sections of General Psychology I. (PSYC 1100) at the University of Connecticut, reviewing many key topics covered in course lectures.
 
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Have you ever taken a peek at your family tree? If you trace back along those branches, you might discover some long ago celebrities, kings, and philosophers among your ancestors. But what does it even mean to be “related” to an ancient queen when it’s hard to know what’s lurking inside our own DNA? It turns out even one generation back, the qu ...…
 
If you hear the word “superbug,” you’re likely to think about drug-resistant bacteria or even viruses. But in a case that’s been unfolding since 2009, a drug-resistant yeast is increasingly worrying epidemiologists. The yeast, Candida auris, has popped up in 27 countries so far, with 340 cases in the United States. It has a mortality rate of 60 ...…
 
Inside a sealed clean room near Toulouse, France, Maurice Sylvestre points out something called SuperCam. Tall, with square-frame glasses, a corduroy jacket and a full head of brown hair, he resembles a mid-1980s version of actor Michael Caine, if Caine were an astrophysicist (and French). But right now it's hard to catch the resemblance: Sylve ...…
 
Extreme sea level rise could swamp internet cabling and hubs by 2033—and coastal cities like New York, Seattle and Miami are at greatest risk. Christopher Intagliata reports.
 
One day humans will have a permanent presence on the moon. Right? One day it's going to happen. So, how are we going to live on the moon? And maybe a more important question—how are we going to move around there? In preparation for our lunar colony, let me look at three motions that we could do on the moon: jumping, running, and turning. Let me ...…
 
It’s the tale of an epic science adventure. It’s the drama of the hunt for a dragon… a snapdragon! This isn’t the kind of dragon that breathes fire. It’s a flower! And biologists have been hunting for them every summer, in an ongoing quest to understand how species evolve and separate. We tag along with biologist Carina Baskett on her very firs ...…
 
Mud crabs can smell when blue crabs have eaten and metabolized other mud crabs.
 
Fireballs reveal clues about planet formationCoral shows encouraging response to relocation trialPrimary students easily understand the Einsteinian worldSpinifex contains building blocks for nanomaterialsArtificial nerve the first step towards an artificial brain
 
Gaia. Not the goddess. It's big. Bigger than both of us.
 
Happiness means something different to all of us, be it contentment, pleasure or joy. But could pursuing it leave us sad instead? Nicola Davis explores the science and psychology of happiness
 
Houseplants. (Kaboompics/Pixabay) Special Extended Version of Science Update, featuring the world premiere of University of Tennessee plant scientist Neal Stewart’s Houseplant Song! BOB HIRSHON (host): Smart houseplants. I’m Bob Hirshon and this is Science Update. NEAL STEWART (University of Tennessee): (Sings) You’ve been talkin’ to your house ...…
 
This week we're talking about what it takes to be a mother in the wild, and how how human moms compare to other moms in the animal kingdom. We're spending an hour with Dr. Carin Bondar, prolific science communicator and author. We'll be discussing a myriad of stories from her latest book, "Wild Moms: Motherhood in the Animal Kingdom", covering ...…
 
Shark researchers used a system for recognizing patterns in star field photographs to identify whale sharks, which have individual spot patterns.
 
This storyoriginally appeared on Gristand is part of theClimate Deskcollaboration. You probably didn’t give much thought to how exactly you loaded this webpage. Maybe you clicked a link from Twitter or Facebook and presto, this article popped up on your screen. The internet seems magical and intangible sometimes. But the reality is, you rely on ...…
 
Comedian, TV host and author of the upcoming memoir My Life as a Goddess Guy Branum (@guybranum) returns to the podcast to talk with Andy and Matt about shipping stories, his knowledge of international law, legal murders in Yellowstone, how dingos changed shrubs, shark pathogens, Nanaimo bars, dogs in fMRIs, Matt in an fMRI, 19th Century female ...…
 
The Northern Hemisphere has been sweltering in some of the hottest temperatures recorded this summer. Records have been broken in Taiwan, California, Canada, Algeria and Oman. Yet 2018 is a La Nina year. This is the is the positive phase of the El Niño Southern Oscillation and is associated with cooler-than-average sea surface temperatures in t ...…
 
New Moons, New Volcano, Carbon Tax, Old Bread, Electric Spider Balloons, Animals That Wait, Lantern Lights, Gut And Autism, Secular Economics, Diamond Earth, Koala Tongues, Microbe Chips, Grabby Robot, Not An Alien, And Much More… Take our audience survey!!! Want to listen to a particular story from the show? You can do that here. Just […]…
 
Suckling mothers milk is a pretty basic feature of being a mammal. Humans do it. Possums do it. But monotremes such as the platypus and echidna—although still mammals—gave up suckling long ago. Instead, they lap at milky patches on their mothers’ skin to get early sustenance. Science News Writer Gretchen Vogel talks with host Sarah Crespi about ...…
 
Does hypnosis work? Science(ish) explores the mend-bending neuroscience behind the Oscar-winning film Get Out. If you think your brain perceives reality in an fixed way, it’s time you opened the door to the world of hypnotic suggestion, trance-inducing handshakes, and intoxicating placebo alcohol... Your brain will never be the same again. Feat ...…
 
The wildfires on Saddleworth Moor may well be the most widespread in modern British history. Thanks to herculean efforts by Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service and the military, they are now extinguished, though the peat continues to smoulder. Now the longer term ecological impact is being assessed. Adam Rutherford talks to geochemist Ch ...…
 
The drones rise all at once, 30 strong, the domes of light on their undercarriages glowing 30 different hues—like luminescent candy sprinkles against the gray, dusky sky. Then they pause, suspended in the air. And after a couple seconds of hovering, they begin to move as one. As the newly-formed flock migrates, its members’ luminous underbellie ...…
 
In this episode we discuss how to make better decisions under conditions of uncertainty. We look at “the worst call in the history of football,” discuss examples from life, business and even high stakes poker to understand how to make the best possible decisions in a a world filled with unknowns. What exactly is a good decision? Is that differe ...…
 
Several recent guests on New Books in Political Science have talked about the path to political polarization in the US, including Lilliana Mason, Dan and Dave Hopkins, and Sam Rosenfeld. The deep divides between the parties have an obvious geographic dimension, but what is the cause? What has allowed people...…
 
You probably know that the way to stronger muscles is a weight or resistance training program, but do you know how weightlifting increases strength?
 
Clemson University scientist Michael Sears (left) and former Clemson Ph.D. student Eric Riddell have been conducting research on salamanders for more than five years. (Pete Martin) BOB HIRSHON (Host): Salamanders that take some heat. I’m Bob Hirshon and this is Science Update. The Appalachian Mountains of the southeastern U.S. are a world-renow ...…
 
A study of human–mammal interaction across the globe found animals are more prone to take to the night around humans. Jason G. Goldman reports.
 
When an iceberg breaks off from a glacier, it can drift for thousands of miles, traveling freely across the open ocean. But last week, an iceberg’s journey was interrupted when it got stuck on a shallow part of the seafloor along Greenland’s western coast. In other words, the iceberg was grounded—and it had lodged itself right beside the small ...…
 
This storyoriginally appeared on CityLaband is part of theClimate Deskcollaboration. Until she moved to Fresno, California in 2003, Janet DietzKamei had never experienced asthma. But after just a few years in a city notorious for its filthy air—the American Lung Association lists it in the five worst US cities for air quality—DietzKamei found h ...…
 
Vespa velutina, a type of wasp, is so large that just one wasp can destroy an entire honeybee hive.
 
Western black-legged ticks. (Ervic Aquino/California Department of Public Health) BOB HIRSHON (Host): Ticks by mail. I’m Bob Hirshon and this is Science Update. Ticks are expanding their ranges rapidly, carrying unfamiliar diseases to new regions. But a new citizen science project may help. In the journal PLOS ONE, Northern Arizona University r ...…
 
We'll be back in your ears with season 5 of Science Vs in the Fall... but in the meantime, new listeners, here's some episode recommendations to get you started.By admin@gimletmedia.com (Gimlet).
 
This storyoriginally appeared on Gristand is part of theClimate Deskcollaboration. On a hot summer day in New York City last July, Ajohntae Dixon was studying at home when he began struggling to breathe. With no air conditioning in his apartment, the temperature inside surged, and the 15-year-old’s gasping quickly progressed into a full-blown a ...…
 
We're hard at work on our next season. Listen to the first episode on August 21st!
 
The Red Planet is putting on a show this July. It'll be closer to Earth than its been in 15 years and that means at night it'll appear bigger and brighter than average. In fact, you should be able to see it easily without a telescope! In this episode we'll tell you how to spot Mars plus, you'll hear the planet itself answer your questions. Plus ...…
 
The International Astronomical Union reports that there are now 79 known Jovian moons, with a dozen found last year.
 
There are so many real-world physics problems involved in running. Lots of physicists have been inspired, for instance, by the crazy-fast speeds of Usain Bolt. Just take a look at this paper, "On the performance of Usain Bolt in the 100 m sprint" (European Journal of Physics), in which the authors examine the motion of Usain in one of his sprin ...…
 
Hill Rice, a once popular grain among African-American communities, was thought to have been extinct.
 
BOB HIRSHON (Host): Cancer versus cancer. I’m Bob Hirshon and this is Science Update. The best way to attack cancer cells may be with other cancer cells. This according to neurosurgeon Khalid Shah at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and his colleagues, writing in the journal Science Translational Medicine. Shah says the cells have a finely-tuned ab ...…
 
Some moth species have evolved long wing tails that flutter and twist as the moth flies, which distract hungry bats. Christopher Intagliata reports.
 
Adult stem cell therapy is a non-invasive treatment for healing damaged tissue due to arthritis, sports injuries, rotator cuff injuries, tendonitis, and ​even ​heart disease. ​Listen in this week as Dee ​​talks about how stem cell therapy works and the nutrients needed to support your body's repair process.…
 
When Piraye Beim went to her first OBGYN visit more than two decades ago, she got a pap smear and an earful about avoiding STDs. She didn’t learn in that visit that the fact she was having excruciating periods as a teenager might mean she could have trouble conceiving later in life. She definitely didn’t hear the words “reproductive health” com ...…
 
ENCORE Water is essential for life – that we know. But the honeycomb lattice that forms when you chill it to zero degrees Celsius is also inexorably intertwined with life. Ice is more than a repository for water that would otherwise raise sea levels. It’s part of Earth’s cooling system, a barrier preventing decaying organic matter from releasin ...…
 
Imagine, for a moment, the simple act of picking up a playing card from a table. You have a couple of options: Maybe you jam your fingernail under it for leverage, or drag it over the edge of the table. Now imagine a robot trying to do the same thing. Tricky: Most robots don’t have fingernails, or friction-facilitating fingerpads that perfectly ...…
 
Dr. Marcie O'Malley is the Stanley C. Moore Professor of Mechanical Engineering, as well as a Professor of Computer Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering at Rice University. Marcie is also an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Departments of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Baylor College of Medicine and at the University of Te ...…
 
Aerial view of some of the fish-salting tanks (cetaria) in the ancient Roman city of Baelo Claudia, near today’s Tarifa in Spain. (D. Bernal-Casasola, University of Cadiz) BOB HIRSHON (host): Ancient Roman whales. I’m Bob Hirshon and this is Science Update. The ancient Romans may have had a whaling industry, according to a study in the Proceedi ...…
 
It's no Righteous Kill, but Shawshank tries hard to be a good flick, despite the terrible dialogue, script, and performances. Follow Dean on Twitter. @Dean_LSGMedia Follow Matthew on Twitter. @MatthewFromLSG Follow Jessica on Twitter. Jess_LSGMedia (psst! she never uses it) Follow LSG Media on Twitter. @LSGMedia Support LSG Media by becoming a ...…
 
Hosts: Ed Brown, Lucas Randall, Daniel Midgely 00:01:18 Billed as having "mastered sign language", Koko The Gorilla has passed away. But was she all she was cracked up to be? Koko's First Interspecies Web Chat: Transcript Project Nim: the chimp who was brought up like a child Clever Hans It’s time to stop exposing people to the dangers of Facil ...…
 
Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists explore a surprising new way to fight cancer, a virtual cure for fear of heights and more.
 
You won't believe your ears. A hidden herstory in the history of science.
 
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