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Carnivorous Plants – How Did They Evolve?

On today’s episode: Is your culture individualist or collectivist? Maybe you’re asking the wrong question. We’ve uncovered another piece of the puzzle that is SIDS. We talk about carnivorous plants: what they are, how they work, and how they evolved. All that and more...

Plants Can Mine For Metal

On today’s episode: What if we could make fuel out of lunar soil and sunlight? You can’t wear sunscreen to the beach anymore, because coral reefs don’t like it. Plants are being used to mine metal. All that and more today on All Around Science. LINKS: [ARTICLE] Lunar...

Time Is Now More Accurate

On today’s episode: Egyptologists are working on ancient smellscapes! A small, portable desalination unit can generate fresh water in remote places. Scientists are redefining the second and it’s going to make Google Maps way more accurate. All that and more today...

Conspiracy Thinking (Healthy Schmealthy w/ Rishi Bee)

On today’s episode: Enjoy an episode of Healthy Schmealthy, the public health podcast hosted by Rishi Bee on which Maura and Bobby guested a while back to talk about Conspiracy Thinking! LINKS: [PODCAST] Healthy Schmealthy THEME MUSIC by Andrew...

How Does Science Progress?

On today’s episode: Chatting with your toddler about puppies might improve their well-being as adolescents. Flowers that lure insects to their death with the promise of sex. And are scientists explorers? Or puzzle-solvers? All that and more today on All Around...

Kids, Science, and Origin Stories

On today’s episode: We have a talk about how kids learn and perceive science, and Bobby shares his very first attempt at science podcasting. All that and more today on All Around Science. THEME MUSIC by Andrew...

The Human Genome Is Complete

On today’s episode: Pew pew sounds from lasers on Mars! Magnetic turds! And, wait… we finished sequencing the human genome? Didn’t we do this 20 years ago? All that and more today on All Around Science. LINKS: [ARTICLE] Perseverance records the first ever sounds...

What Happens When You Go Into Shock?

On today’s episode: Hubble has spotted the oldest single star it’s ever seen. Scientists have come up with a solution to the icy ice cream problem. And our guest Scott tells us what going into shock really means. All that and more today on All Around Science....

Do Birds Have Language?

On today’s episode: Some researchers asked the question of why so much homeopathy research gets published… The results might surprise you! How long do you sleep every night? You might be an elite sleeper! Do birds have language? I guess it depends on how you look at...

The Great Egg Debate

On today’s episode: How to reverse aging in mice! Scientists are doing important work studying the complicated properties of… spaghetti. The epic conclusion to Bobby and Maura’s Great Egg Debate of 2022. All that and more today on All Around Science. LINKS: [ARTICLE]...