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Neurotransmitters

On today’s episode: Mice can control surges of dopamine in their brain in order to get a snack. The CDC is telling everyone to wear masks again… let’s talk about why. And we talk about how neurotransmitters work. All that and more today on All Around Science....

Influencers, Viruses, and Magnets

On today’s episode: Influencers may not be the best way to get information through a social network. We’ve got some news about ancient viruses and skinny magnets. And we chat science communication with Dr. Niki Ackermans. All that and more today on All Around Science....

Homeopathy

On today’s episode: Soon we might be harvesting our sweat for ELECTRICITY! 16,000 poop samples later, we’ve concluded that genes DO affect your gut microbes. It’s time to talk about homeopathy. All that and more today on All Around Science. LINKS: ARTICLE:...

Heat Wave

On today’s episode: Time for Tiny Robot News! An experiment on shorter work weeks has some promising results! And we break down the summer heatwave of 2021. All that and more today on All Around Science. LINKS: ARTICLE: Insect-sized robot navigates mazes with the...

Lead Poisoning in Ancient Rome

On today’s episode: Do our children’s immune systems suffer because of how clean modern society is? Don’t have a mind’s eye? Your brain may be different from those who do! Was the fall of the Roman Empire caused by lead poisoning? All that and more today on All...

The Gut-Brain Connection

On today’s episode: Turns out stress can make you go gray; and relaxing might be able to reverse it! Astronomers have found where there might be alien planets looking at US! And your brain is controlling your gut; but your gut might also be controlling your...