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Your Behavior Can Affect Your DNA

On today’s episode: Can video games lower risk of depression? Physicists didn’t see this one coming! And now we might have to invent new physics to explain it. And we dig into how your cells pull strings to change gene expression!  All that and more today on...

Going Back to the Moon

On today’s episode: Scientists have discovered a way to switch genes off and then back on again! Flowers may not be able to count, but we have new insight into why their growth tends to follow the Fibonacci sequence. And finally… buckle up… we’re going to the...

Blood Clots and COVID Vaccines

On today’s episode: Neuron repair might hold a key to understanding Alzheimer’s. Can giving kids sugar make their memory bad as adults? And we dig into the connection between COVID vaccines and blood clots. All that and more today on All Around Science. LINKS:...

Problem Solving Social Creatures

On today’s episode: If less is more, then why are we always adding more things? Robots! Made of cells! Ants get stressed about quarantine too.  All that and more today on All Around Science. LINKS: ARTICLE: When asked to fix something, we don't even think of...

Synesthesia

On today’s episode: In an epic struggle between plants and insects, one agent has stolen genetic secrets from the other side! Did volcanoes kill the dinosaurs? Can you see music and taste words? You might have synesthesia! All that and more today on All Around...

Missing Your Mind’s Eye

On today’s episode: New bacteria found on the international space station. Solar canals in California could solve multiple environmental problems simultaneously. Can you see a sunset in your mind? Don’t take it for granted, because not everyone can! All that and...

All is Disappearing

On today’s episode: A cleverly designed study digs into the effects of small doses of psychedelics. New climate models reveal that by 2100 we may not be eating deep fried oreos on ferris wheels anymore! And we explore the effects of shrinking arctic ice on the...

tRNA Gets the Job Done

On today’s episode: People are driving less during the pandemic, but traffic fatalities are increasing. Some SARS COV 2 variants are figuring out how to dodge our immune response, and mRNA has been hogging the biological spotlight… let’s talk about tRNA... All...

The Polar Vortex

On today’s episode: Under hundreds of meters of sediment, microbes are thriving thanks to radiation from space. Why were there so few dinosaurs?... Teenagers… Worried about the polar vortex? Wait until you hear about sudden stratospheric warming!  All that and more...

Earth’s Magnetic Shield

On today’s episode: Dreaming might be critical for learning to be scared of the right things. Earth’s water may have been locally sourced. And magnetic field reversals might be leading to mass extinctions!  All that and more today on All Around Science....