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Weird Whale Evolution

On today’s episode: What’s that smell? It’s ancient humans, cooking fish! We talk about how whales evolved from land mammals back to the water. All that and more today on All Around Science. LINKS: [ARTICLE] Earliest proof of cooking shows our ancestors liked...

Nobel Prize in Chemistry and Medicine, 2022

On today’s episode: Robots remember more things when they get a chance for a nap. Let’s talk about the nobel prizes in chemistry and medicine! All that and more today on All Around Science. LINKS: [ARTICLE] Artificial Neural Networks Learn Better When They...

Cordyceps – The Real Life Zombie Infection

On today’s episode: Robots will soon be taking over our universities… and mixing us margaritas. Cordyceps is a parasite that can control ants, but not by hijacking its brain. All that and more today on All Around Science. LINKS: [ARTICLE] Robots will roam a...

Is Cancer Screening Worth It?

On today’s episode: Yeah, mosquitoes might really like you more. A blood test to screen for cancer can save lives! But could it cause more harm than good? All that and more today on All Around Science. LINKS: [ARTICLE] The Rockefeller University » Why some people...

Superbug Bacteria

On today’s episode: A warming world helps disease spread more quickly. Humans have waded into an ancient arms race to produce antibiotic resistant bacteria. All that and more today on All Around Science. LINKS: [ARTICLE] Thawing permafrost exposes old pathogens—and...

Why Do We Like Being Scared?

On today’s episode: The same things that cause autoimmune diseases may have helped our ancestors survive the Black Death. It’s Halloween! Let’s talk about the science of why we like scary things! All that and more today on All Around Science. LINKS: [ARTICLE]...

Lead in Gasoline

On today’s episode: Artificial intelligence can mine our health data to save us from blood poisoning. And we investigate why we put lead in fuel, and why we finally stopped. All that and more today on All Around Science. LINKS: [ARTICLE] New, transparent AI tool...

2022 Nobel Prize in Physics

On today’s episode: Can your dog tell when you’ve had a bad day? He might be able to smell it. It’s Nobel Prize time! Let’s discuss the winners and what they accomplished. All that and more today on All Around Science. LINKS: [ARTICLE] Dogs can smell when we're...

The World’s Weirdest Volcano

On today’s episode: Avocado toast is finally healthy, says the FDA! And we explore the world’s weirdest volcano. All that and more today on All Around Science. LINKS: [ARTICLE] FDA’s rotten definition of “healthy” food is finally getting tossed [ARTICLE] Ol...

100% Renewable Energy is Hard

On today’s episode: Electric cars could help keep your air conditioners running in your house. NASA hit an asteroid! Really hard! We already know how to get to 90% renewable energy… it’s that last 10% that’s the problem… All that and more today on All Around...