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Thursday, September 21, 2023
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Maria Godoy and Regina Barber of the Short Wave podcast about a new Nipah virus outbreak, Australian pink diamonds and the mating life of cockatoos.
Thursday, September 14, 2023
As COVID-19 cases rise in U.S., new boosters have started to arrive at pharmacies this week. Here's how protective the latest booster is, who should get it and how to schedule it with other vaccines.
Thursday, September 07, 2023
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Short Wave hosts Regina Barber and Aaron Scott about antibiotic resistance spreading through air, how farms can support biodiversity, and the eating habits of black holes.
Thursday, August 24, 2023
Russia and India try to land spacecraft on the moon; recreating Pink Floyd via brain activity; and: Did human-caused wildfires drive sabretooth cats to extinction?
Thursday, August 10, 2023
NPR's Juana Summers talks with Regina Barber and Berly McCoy of the Short Wave podcast about stealthy fish, a recent communication hiccup with Voyager 2 and why waves are getting taller in California.
Thursday, July 27, 2023
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Regina Barber and Aaron Scott of the Short Wave podcast about peanut allergies, potentially unsafe poop levels at beaches, and how to keep pets safe in the heat.
Thursday, July 20, 2023
Everybody knows someone — maybe it's you — who got COVID but never got sick or who thinks they never got COVID at all. A new study found one possible reason, involving a certain gene and common colds.
Thursday, July 13, 2023
NPR's Adrian Florido talks with Short Wave hosts Regina Barber and Geoff Brumfiel about a copper-age "queen," a 500-million-year-old sea squirt, and a way to help mosquitoes fight malaria.
Thursday, June 29, 2023
Hosts of NPR's science podcast Short Wave talk about newly-discovered gravitational waves, a robot designed with inspiration from nature and why Orcas might be attacking boats near the European coast.
Thursday, June 15, 2023
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with hosts of NPR's science podcast, Short Wave about Saturn's moon Enceladus, a tiny 'quasi-moon' near Earth's orbit, and how spaceflight affects astronauts' brains.
Thursday, June 01, 2023
Short Wave hosts Emily Kwong and Regina Barber talk about a paralyzed man that walked again, a sticker vaccine and the science behind a crop of new RSV vaccines.
Thursday, May 04, 2023
A look at the science making the rounds in the headlines this week — from a new study on virtual reality sickness to whether there's any science behind the ever-trendy 10,000 step goal and ice baths.
Thursday, May 04, 2023
Our view of the constellations has changed since they were first mapped thousands of years ago. That new perspective could also mess with your horoscope.
Tuesday, May 02, 2023
The Zodiac can be a gateway into the graceful movements of the night sky. And it turns out our view of those constellations has changed since they were first mapped thousands of years ago.
Thursday, April 20, 2023
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Short Wave hosts Regina Barber and Emily Kwong about the music of Earth's magnetosphere, a mission to Jupiter's icy moons, and a potential runaway supermassive black hole.
Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Short Wave's scientist in residence Regina Barber talks with NASA astronaut Josh Cassada about daily life on the International Space Station.
Sunday, December 04, 2022
For decades birth control research focused on women. Now there's a new push to develop gels, pills or other products that could keep men from getting their partners pregnant.