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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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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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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: 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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Hr2: Mercury, BAHFest Science Satire, Cancer Vaccines

Thursday, April 02, 2015

How dust from passing comets could have darkened the surface of Mercury, a festival that challenges science fans to construct real arguments for completely bogus hypotheses, and looking to the genome of a patients tumor to build a cancer vaccine.
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Hr1: News Roundup, Iran Nuclear Deal, Egg Science, Long-flying Bird

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Eric Holthaus breaks down the new U.S. climate pledge, Energy Secretary Moniz talks Iran, Jeff Potter describes egg cookery, and a look at the 1700 mile flight of the blackpoll warbler.
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Hr1: Chemistry of Early Life, Climate Dance, Split Brains, Left to Right

Thursday, March 26, 2015

A look at conditions on the early Earth, how a choreographer and biologist are tackling the climate conversation, studying the left and right sides of the brain, and our preferences for pictures of moving objects.
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Hr2: Liquid 3D Printer, The Dark Side of Physics, Malaria Tricks

Thursday, March 26, 2015

A speedy 3D printing technique, a roundup of physics research, and how the malaria parasite attracts mosquitoes.
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