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Hr1: News Roundup, Deconstructing School Discipline, Gut Feelings, So Flashy

Friday, July 31, 2015

A roundup of the top science stories this week, rethinking school discipline, the link between the gut and the brain in mice, and the chemistry and benefit of firefly flashes.
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Hr1: News Roundup, Drones, Dolphin Diabetes, Bacterial Hunger Games

Friday, July 24, 2015

A roundup of the top science stories this week, tips on buying and flying drones, a dolphin view of disease, bacterial warfare.
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Hr1: News Roundup, New Horizons, Redefining the Kilogram

Friday, July 17, 2015

A roundup of the top science stories this week, a new view of Pluto, and why scientists are looking to redefine the standard of what a kilogram really means.
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Hr1: News Roundup, New Horizons, Bumblebees, Lollipops

Friday, July 10, 2015

A roundup of the top science stories this week, Pluto prepares for its closeup, how climate change is affecting bumblebee habitats, and fluid dynamics tackles a question of licking lollipops.
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Hr1:These Brains Changed Neuroscience / Does Math Matter?

Friday, July 03, 2015

In The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons, science writer Sam Kean explains how the field of neuroscience emerged from stories of brains gone awry. Then, is there a better way to teach and learn math?
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Hr1: News Roundup, Neanderthal Jawbone, Elon Musk, Cephalopod Week Wrap-Up

Friday, June 26, 2015

A roundup of the top science stories this week, a 40,000-year-old jawbone reveals neanderthal ancestry, Elon Musk biography, and wrap-up of our Cephalopod Week celebration.
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Hr1: News Roundup,Science Goes To The Movies, Ancient Mars Climate, Cephalopods

Friday, June 19, 2015

A roundup of the top science stories this week, paleontologists discuss the summer dino blockbuster, ancient climate on Mars, and a celebration of things tentacled.
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Hr 1: News Roundup, Ian Tattersall, Predictive Apps, Silk

Friday, June 12, 2015

Hr 1: News Roundup, Ian Tattersall, Predictive Apps, Silk
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Hr1: News Roundup, Flame Challenge, Science Club

Friday, June 05, 2015

A roundup of the top science stories this week, Alan Alda asks communicators to explain sleep, and a look back at our month-long solar celebration.
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Hr1: News Roundup, A Possible New Hominin, Twin Astronauts

Friday, May 29, 2015

A roundup of the top science stories this week, a fossil jaw of a possible new hominin species, and a conversation with two twin astronauts, one on board the ISS, one on Earth.
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Hr1: News Roundup, The Small But Mighty Seed, Of Sun and Skin

Friday, May 22, 2015

A roundup of the top science stories this week, the dizzying diversity of seeds, and sun-induced mutations in normal skin cells.
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Live From Huntsville, Alabama

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Weightlessness in space, using muons to learn about asteroids, backwards biking, and discovering Egyptian settlements...from space, and more.
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Hr2: The Tesla Battery, Debating Gene Editing, Celebrity Scientists, and Oliver Sacks

Thursday, April 30, 2015

A look at a new battery from Elon Musk, the debate around gene editing, scientists who have become popular icons, and the other side of Oliver Sacks.
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Hr1: News Roundup, Psychiatry's Early Days, Earthquake Science

Thursday, April 30, 2015

The week in science, a new book about psychiatry's history, and seismic risk and safety in Nepal
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Hr1: ISS Science, Solar Sails, Smarter Every Day

Thursday, April 23, 2015

A look inside what may be the most unusual lab available to science, dreaming up the future of space travel, and a conversation with YouTube science star Destin Sandlin.
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Hr2: News Roundup, Lovelace and Babbage, NASA Administrator Bolden, Teaching Evolution

Thursday, April 23, 2015

A look at the week in science, a graphic novel featuring pioneers of computing, a conversation with NASA administrator Charles Bolden, and a video about teaching evolution in the classroom.
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Hr1: News Roundup, Waning Western Water, Remote Microbiome, Less Dark Dark Matter

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Science blogger Rachel Feltman gives us her top stories this week, a look at snowpack in the Sierra Nevada, studying the microbes that live on and in residents of a remote Amazonian village, and a new look for dark matter.
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Hr2: Zero-G Coffee Cup, Geek Physics, Science Documentaries

Thursday, April 16, 2015

A coffee cup suitable for space travel, how Rhett Allain uses physics to answer pop culture and everyday science questions, and a look at science on screen, from old to new.
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Hr2: Arctic Permafrost, The Future of Artificial Intelligence, Publication Pollution

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Microbes living in Arctic permafrost could create greenhouse gases, asking questions about the future of artificial intelligence, and medical ethicist Art Caplan says science and medical journals are plagued by fraud.
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Hr1: News Roundup, Undersea Cables, Apple Watch, The Macroscope

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Science blogger Rachel Feltman gives us her top stories this week, a tour of the undersea cable network that connects the global internet, Re/Codes Lauren Goode give us her take on Apples new wearable, SciFri producer Luke Groskin introduces the first epis
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