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Air Conditioning Climate Impact

On today’s episode: Did Google create a sentient AI chatbot that will soon Ultron us out of existence? Could we make an insecticide that would only kill mosquitoes? Add your air conditioner and refrigerator to the list of climate change culprits, we need to talk about...

Virgin Birth

On today’s episode: AIs are hallucinating proteins… that’s right, you heard me. Future jet fuel may be synthesized from sunlight and air. And we discuss the science of virgin birth… also known as “parthenogenesis”. All that and more today on All Around Science. LINKS:...

Water Bears

On today’s episode: New insight into the sticky world of web building. Finally some very exciting vaccine news that ISN’T covid-related. And we discover the creature behind the myths; tardigrades! All that and more today on All Around Science. LINKS: ARTICLE:...

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...

How to Make Protein

On today’s episode: DeepMind breaks more barriers with their protein-predicting AI AlphaFold. Them scientists at NASA have got MOXIE… and other ways to get oxygen too. And how to make a protein! All that and more today on All Around Science… LINKS: ARTICLE:...