Best science news podcasts we could find (Updated April 2018)
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Science News Flash
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A unique Christian perspective on headline-grabbing discoveries.
 
Dr. Kiki brings you "Science News Weekly". No time to spend an hour learning science? How about 5 minutes? Keep up with the most interesting science to make headlines each week and impress your friends with all your science knowledge.Although the show is no longer in production, you can enjoy episodes from the TWiT Archives.
 
Current content form the Science News Magazine
 
COMPASS is The Communication Partnership for Science and the Sea. COMPASS is a collaborative effort to advance marine conservation science and communicate scientific knowledge to policymakers, the public, and the media. Our mission is to accelerate the pace of solving important marine environmental problems.
 
Dr. Kiki brings you "Science News Weekly". No time to spend an hour learning science? How about 5 minutes? Keep up with the most interesting science to make headlines each week and impress your friends with all your science knowledge.Although the show is no longer in production, you can enjoy episodes from the TWiT Archives.
 
Timely and engaging discussions about advances in clinical research and practice, biomedical science, public health, and health policy.
 
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Science NEWS
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Highlights of science news.
 
Intelligence Squared is the world’s leading forum for debate and intelligent discussion. Live and online we take you to the heart of the issues that matter, in the company of some of the world’s sharpest minds and most exciting orators. Join the debate at www.intelligencesquared.com and download our weekly podcast every Friday.
 
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Science
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Science news
 
Get the latest science news about the environment, genetics, animals, technology, archaeology and space.
 
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The Science Hour
Weekly
 
Science news and highlights of the week
 
Join Steve and Ben as they engage in insightful discussions, retrospectives and arguments in the fields of film, science and technology. Hosted by Scientist-Filmmaker Stephan Kern and Filmmaker-Web Content Developer Ben Warner.
 
Dr. Kiki brings you "Science News Weekly". No time to spend an hour learning science? How about 5 minutes? Keep up with the most interesting science to make headlines each week and impress your friends with all your science knowledge.Although the show is no longer in production, you can enjoy episodes from the TWiT Archives.
 
A podcast about ideas. Former Labour Party leader Ed Miliband, and Sony Award-winning radio host Geoff Lloyd talk to smart thinkers from around the world.
 
Weekly podcasts from Science Magazine, the world's leading journal of original scientific research, global news, and commentary.
 
The Loh Down on Science is the fun way to get your daily dose of science in less than two minutes. The program explains the world of science with a dash of humor. Hosted by writer/performer and Caltech alumna Sandra Tsing Loh, it's a program for those who love science as well as for those who avoid it!
 
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Presidential
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The Washington Post's Presidential podcast explores how each former American president reached office, made decisions, handled crises and redefined the role of commander-in-chief. It was released leading up to up to Election Day 2016, starting with George Washington in week one and ending on week 44 with the president-elect. Hosted by Lillian Cunningham, the series features Pulitzer Prize-winning biographers like David McCullough and Washington Post journalists like Bob Woodward. New episode ...
 
Comedians Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds take on one subject from American history each week.
 
Inception Radio Network is the “Voice of the Fringe Majority” with the most riveting live entertainment in UFO, Paranormal, Bigfoot, Metaphysics, and Conspiracy Talk Radio.
 
Minnesota Sea Grant has teamed up with KUWS Radio, an affiliate of Wisconsin Public Radio, to produce programs about Lake Superior science. "Superior Science News" airs on KUWS (91.3 FM) every two weeks throughout the year, 2007-2008.
 
Join students in college classrooms to hear lectures on topics ranging from the American Revolution to 9-11.
 
News, Analysis and Service from Germany and Europe - in 30 Languages
 
The BBC brings you all the week's science news.
 
Michigan Radio's "The Environment Report" hosted by Rebecca Williams explores the relationship between the natural world and the everyday lives of people in Michigan. New episodes every Tuesday and Thursday.
 
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Civics 101
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Why does the U.S. have an Electoral College? How do congressional investigations work? What does the minority whip actually do? Civics 101 is the podcast refresher course on the basics of how our democracy works.
 
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TED Talks Daily
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Want TED Talks on the go? Every weekday, this feed brings you our latest talks in audio format. Hear thought-provoking ideas on every subject imaginable -- from Artificial Intelligence to Zoology, and everything in between -- given by the world's leading thinkers and doers. This collection of talks, given at TED and TEDx conferences around the globe, is also available in video format.
 
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The Digital Human
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Aleks Krotoski explores the digital world
 
Interviews with Scholars of Public Policy about their New Books
 
No Jargon, the Scholars Strategy Network’s weekly podcast, presents interviews with top university scholars on the politics, policy problems, and social issues facing the nation. Powerful research, intriguing perspectives -- and no jargon. Find show notes and plain-language research briefs on hundreds of topics at www.scholarsstrategynetwork.org/nojargon.
 
We dive deep into the science, tech, and social issues explored in the novel "After On." It is NOT necessary to be an "After On" reader to listen, learn & enjoy this podcast!
 
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The Pollsters
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Politics. Policy. Polling. Pop Culture.Explore what America's thinking with two of the country's leading pollsters-the bipartisan team of Democrat Margie Omero and Republican Kristen Soltis Anderson. In this weekly podcast we take a fresh, friendly look at the numbers driving the week's biggest stories in news, politics, tech, entertainment and pop culture. Along with the occasional interview with pollsters, journalists, and other industry leaders, we'll lift the hood on the numbers revealin ...
 
Interviews with Political Scientists about their New Books
 
A science podcast from Chemical and Engineering News featuring fascinating, weird and otherwise interesting chemistry topics from the American Chemical Society's flagship news publication.
 
Selected articles from the audio edition of The Economist
 
You think you know the story, or maybe you don’t. But Watergate was stranger, wilder, and more exciting than you can imagine. What did it feel like to live through the scandal that brought down President Nixon? Find out on this eight-episode podcast miniseries hosted by Leon Neyfakh.This podcast is made possible by Slate Plus members, who get a full-length bonus episode every week. Find out more at http://slate.com/slowburn.
 
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Outside/In
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Our connection to the outdoors runs deep in our DNA, but our relationship to the natural world can be complicated. From the unintended human costs of clean energy, to the murky ethics of high-risk rescue missions, to our seemingly eternal conflict with invasive species, we dive head first into those complexities with stories, in-depth reporting, and a touch of nerdiness. You don’t have to be a conservation biologist, a whitewater kayaker, or an obsessive composter to love Outside/In. It’s a ...
 
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Uncivil
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America is divided, and it always has been. We're going back to the moment when that split turned into war. This is Uncivil: Gimlet Media's new history podcast, hosted by journalists Jack Hitt and Chenjerai Kumanyika. We ransack the official version of the Civil War, and take on the history you grew up with. We bring you untold stories about covert operations, corruption, resistance, mutiny, counterfeiting, antebellum drones, and so much more. And we connect these forgotten struggles to the ...
 
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The Daily Dose
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Every morning, we profile the people, places, trends and technology that are ahead of their time and worthy of yours. 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
 
Audio news reports from The Christian Science Monitor - CSMonitor.com
 
History. Only Not Boring.
 
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Whistlestop
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In this podcast for fans of presidential history, John Dickerson of Slate’s Political Gabfest revisits a moment from the American carnival of politics. Hear about the grand speeches, emergency strategies, baby kissing, and backstabbing that make each presidential cycle so fascinating.
 
Host FRDH podcast. Radio essayist and documentarist for the BBC and NPR. Historian and author of Ahmad's War, Ahmad's Peace and Emancipation.
 
Sword and Scale Rewind, hosted by Matt Fondiler and Stefanie Wilder-Taylor, is the aftershow for the popular true-crime podcast Sword and Scale.
 
If you've ever wondered "why", then this is the hour for you. Sometimes simple, sometimes intelligent, but almost always entertaining, probably the best hour of radio you could ever download!
 
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Nature Podcast
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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.
 
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Tornado Talk
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A weekly podcast about one of nature's most fascinating phenomenon. Join Dan Holiday and Jennifer Narramore as they explore the world of tornadoes.
 
The Shadow of Ideas is a journey into the world of current events, politics, and social justice through the lens of a historian.
 
Welcome to the official free Podcast from SAGE for Political Science & International Relations. SAGE is a leading international publisher of journals, books, and electronic media for academic, educational, and professional markets with principal offices in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, and Singapore.
 
“History is a version of past events that people have decided to agree upon," Napoleon Bonaparte once famously said. In other words, there are many sides to every story. WHAT REALLY HAPPENED? chronicles documentarian Andrew Jenks as he examines and contextualizes famous figures and historical events, while discovering untold stories and unraveling newfound narratives. With today’s technology, access to information, the ability to communicate from all parts of the globe, and cross-reference h ...
 
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We have a WITty guest join us this week! She bring an interesting story about Jigsaw, some great podcast recos, and she was not the one who caused this episode to have an explicit rating (surprise!). The effervescent Kristi Guzman is our special guest this week! Links Salesforce Acquisitions: https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/salesforce/a ...…
 
Today is April 19th and like always The Gary Null Show is here to inform you on the best news in health, healing, the environment. Breast cancer linked to an imbalanced microbiome, research says Regular nut intake linked to lower risk of heart rhythm irregularity (atrial fibrillation) Raw fruit and vegetables provide better mental health outcom ...…
 
Hey there, remember us? Yeah, we know. We thought we were done with the hiccups in the schedule, but this thing called February happened. Things didn’t get better in March. And April was not shaping up to be any kind of improvement. Sure, we had content in the hopper, we had stuff we wanted to talk about, and we wanted to talk to you all. Probl ...…
 
International Edition delivers insight into world news through eye-witnesses, correspondent reports and analysis from experts and news makers. We also keep you in touch with social media, science and entertainment trends.
 
City on Edge: A Rebellious Century of Vancouver Protests, Riots, and Strikes features photographs from the collection of The Vancouver Sun and The Province which capture moments in history when Vancouverites showed up, stepped up, and made some noise—or exploded in anger— about a wide range of issues.Kate Bird is the author of City on Edge: A R ...…
 
Josh and Joel talk about the effect Suboxone smuggling has on prison mail across the United States. I felt the 14th episode, where I interview Michigan's gubernatorial candidate Bill Cobbs was symbolically important. I can't imagine that many Gubernatorial candidates have sat down for an hour-long podcast interview with a formerly incarcerated ...…
 
On this special episode, we do a solid for a friend. "Kurt" is a Uygur from East Turkistan, a place where the Chinese are perpetrating atrocities of holocaust level on this noble people. "Kurt" gives us an eye-witness account of the horrors being committed by the Chinese government and also what you can do to help with the humanitarian effort. ...…
 
Justin Danhof is an attorney and General Counsel for the National Center for Public Policy Research in Washington, D.C., as well as Director of the Center’s Free Enterprise Project. He works with the Center to bring a conservative voice into spaces where it is underrepresented.On the podcast, they discuss a number of projects he’s involved with ...…
 
Trump's threat to attack Syria and the growing tensions between the US and Russia Ray McGovern served as an Army intelligence officer and a CIA analyst for 27 years under 7 presidential administrations, from John F. Kennedy to George H. W. Bush. Among his duties was preparing the President’s Daily Brief, which was a one-on-one to President Rona ...…
 
There are three ways to do an internship. Each has different benefits, but competition is stiff. Experts, employers interns and your hosts, both former interns, guide you through what employers expect and what interns get out of the experience. Hosts, Buffy Gorrilla and Ben Pawson, explore the internship landscape in detail. If you know nothing ...…
 
Here are our comprehensive stock trading chart reviews and forecasts of the S&P 500, the NASDAQ 100, Bonds and Gold. At ChartingWealth.com we urge you to "Follow the charts, NOT the noise!” For Charting Wealth, The Book, Chapter 8,"Using the Minor indicators," click here. http://bit.ly/2Ft0urX Receive our STOCK ALERTS via TEXT when WEEKLY VERTI ...…
 
Stream on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). This episode of SpaceTime is brought to you by The Great Courses Plus - Lifelong learning from the best in their field. To take up our special offer of one months free, full access...just use our special URL and help support the show: www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/space *The origins of Earth ...…
 
Stream on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). This episode of SpaceTime is brought to you by The Great Courses Plus - Lifelong learning from the best in their field. To take up our special offer of one months free, full access...just use our special URL and help support the show: www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/space *The origins of Earth ...…
 
Actor David Morrissey, well known for his roles in TV dramas like State of Play, The Deal, Red Riding, The Walking Dead and Britannia. He talks about his latest role is as Inspector Tyador in BBC Two's adaption of the China Miéville's novel The City and The City. The drama is a speculative science-fiction meets police procedural, set in two cit ...…
 
Part 3 Of A Series On The Benefits Of Meditation: Discover the Intense Emotional Benefits Of Meditation. In the first two parts of this series we discussed the effects of meditation on mental and physical health. Today we will look at the emotional benefits of meditation. Definitely one of the emotional health activities that should be practice ...…
 
In higher education, the number of computer science bachelor’s degrees follows boom-and-bust market trends in finance and technology—growing when times are good and plummeting when economies crash. And since 2010, computer science majors have again been on the incline, after a major drop off following the Dot-com bubble burst. But what have we ...…
 
Today is April 2nd, 2018 and it's an all new Human Factors Cast hosted by Nick Roome with Blake Arnsdorff.New York City is launching public cybersecurity tools to keep residents from getting hackedThe Internet of Things and Consumer Product HazardsTiny tooth-mounted sensor monitors nutrient intake in real timeExploration of Geometry and Forces ...…
 
Soroush Vosoughi from MIT's Laboratory for Social Machines and and Harvard's Berkman Klein Center talks with us about his research into how false spreads differently than true news in Twitter. For more information, including materials discussed during this episode, visit ParsingScience.org. Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS.…
 
The method was similar to the one Netflix uses to recommend movies — no crystal ball, but good enough to make an effective political tool. http://www.niemanlab.org/2018/03/this-is-how-cambridge-analyticas-facebook-targeting-model-really-worked-according-to-the-person-who-built-it/ Facebook–Cambridge Analytica data analysis and political adverti ...…
 
Anne Borden, co-founder of Autistics for Autistics, explains the importance of self-advocacy. Ryan Delehanty tells us about an opportunity to provide feedback on Nova Scotia's accessibility legislation. Todd Blenkhorn reviews Steven Spielberg's science-fiction thriller Ready Player One. And our news panel discusses sexism in the British parliam ...…
 
This is a New Series of PodCasts from me to talk about Humanity, Inventions, News and many other different subjects, that I think, you will enjoy. They will be inspiring or sad, exiting or debatable. It is about humanity’s ways, and what maybe we should do or not, to improve.Our society is constantly evolving and changing, sometimes not always ...…
 
We bring the latest in health news. After a short hiatus, we're back, this time to discuss the future of medicine. We scanned a few scientific journals and picked out some publications in medical research focusing on tech-driven healthcare. -- 0:00 - Intro 5:55 - The Internet made everyone a medical expert (Source: Wired) 17:10 - Antibiotic res ...…
 
Tigerswan, the private security company notorious for its work surveilling pipeline opponents at Standing Rock is back in the news. The state of Louisiana determined that TigerSwan was unfit to obtain a license to work on the site of another controversial pipeline in the state based on a lawsuit it is facing for unlicensed security operations i ...…
 
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