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On today’s episode: It’s tourism season at the red planet; China and UAE have successfully sent orbiters to Mars. Why do we care so much about water on Mars? The Perseverance rover is an incredible instrument of interplanetary science! All that and more today on...

Your Memories Are Wrong

On today’s episode: Life on Venus? Mmmmmmaybe not. An AI learns to play the piano just by watching someone’s hands! Let’s talk about how bad your memory really is. All that and more today on All Around Science. LINKS: ARTICLE: Scientific community on report of a...

Addiction and the Brain

On today’s episode: Cats love catnip, and mosquitoes hate it! How does COVID get into the brain? And we dig into what happens inside the brains of those suffering from addiction. All that and more today on All Around Science. LINKS: ARTICLE: Why cats are crazy...

Why Do We Believe Conspiracies?

On today’s episode: Good news! It seems that public schools are actually helping to prevent COVID transmission! Best practices when combating the spread of fake news on social media. And what is “motivated reasoning” and how does it lead to conspiracy thinking? All...

Humans Caused Climate Change

On today’s episode: COVID dropped carbon emissions in 2020, but the real climate win lies in what we do next. Millipedes that stop trains in their tracks! And the science behind how we know that humans are changing Earth’s climate. All that and more today on All...

Animal Science

On today’s episode, baby Megalodon was Yoooooge.The weird and wonderful genome of the majestic platypus.And scientists debate about a 150 year old rule about animals. All that and more today on All Around Science. LINKS: ARTICLE: Newborn megalodon sharks were larger...

New COVID Mutations

On today’s episode spiders might be building a tempting oasis to trap their pre. New flexible materials inspired by squids! What we know about the UK and South African SARS CoV 2 variants All that and more today on All Around Science. On today’s episode spiders might...

Ancient Roman Fast Food

On today’s episode Satellites made out of wood? Bronze Age food trade may have been more global than we thought! Archaeologists found an ancient Roman fast food restaurant! All that and more today on All Around Science. LINKS: ARTICLE: Japan developing wooden...

No Science Left Behind in 2020

On today’s episode, we go back through 2020 to bring you some news items you may have missed: Super detailed photos of the sun! A new sparrow song has gone viral in Canada! Mars has Marsquakes! And a way to translate thoughts directly into text. All that and more...

Will the Earth’s Magnetic Field Flip?

On today’s episode: How do we learn it’s better to give than to receive? Have we discovered a new solar system superhighway? If the north pole moves, does that mean Santa has to move too? All that and more today on All Around Science... LINKS: ARTICLE: Is It Better to...