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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]...

Artificial Embryos and Organs

On today’s episode: We know that some spiders sleep… but do they dream? The secret to the heart’s strength is in its physical shape. Scientists are making strides in creating synthetic embryos. All that and more today on All Around Science. LINKS: [ARTICLE]...

Your Brain’s Wash Cycle

On today’s episode: The complex aerodynamics of paper airplanes. Scientists are trying to imagine what life as we DON’T know it would look like. And did you know that sleep cleans your brain? All that and more today on All Around Science. LINKS: [ARTICLE] For New...

Sentience and Animal Ethics

On today’s episode: One scientist built a robot to hunt down and scare the fins off of mosquitofish. Bladeless, noninvasive….brain surgery? And what is sentience? How does it factor into our decisions about animal treatment? All that and more today on All Around...