60-Second Science

60-Second Science

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60-Second Science

Leading science journalists provide a daily minute commentary on some of the most interesting developments in the world of science. For a full-length, weekly podcast you can subscribe to Science Talk: The Podcast of Scientific American . To view all of our archived podcasts please go to www.scientificamerican.com/podcast
Title Date Listen Download
Science News Briefs From Around the Globe Oct 21, 2018 Listen Download
Wild Songbirds Can Pick Up New Tunes Oct 19, 2018 Listen Download
Healthcare Let Neanderthals 'Punch Above Their Weight' Oct 18, 2018 Listen Download
Nice People Have Emptier Wallets Oct 16, 2018 Listen Download
Solar Eclipse Was Buzzkill for Bees Oct 13, 2018 Listen Download
Confident Tone Overcomes Accent Distrust Oct 12, 2018 Listen Download
Mom's Genes Make Some Giraffes Hard to Spot Oct 10, 2018 Listen Download
Economics Nobel Highlights Climate Action Necessity Oct 9, 2018 Listen Download
Highway Crossings Protect Migrating Pronghorns--and Motorists Oct 6, 2018 Listen Download
Beer Fermentation Hops Along Oct 5, 2018 Listen Download
Nobel in Chemistry for New and Useful Chemical Entities via Evolutionary Principles Oct 3, 2018 Listen Download
Nobel in Physics for Controlling Laser Light Oct 2, 2018 Listen Download
Nobel for Helping the Immune System Fight Cancer Oct 1, 2018 Listen Download
Blasey Ford Spells Out Trauma Memory Formation Oct 1, 2018 Listen Download
Scanning Ancient Civilizations from the Skies Sep 27, 2018 Listen Download
Antifreeze Surface Fights Ice with Ice Sep 26, 2018 Listen Download
Antifreeze Surface Fights Ice with Ice Sep 26, 2018 Listen Download
Antifreeze Surface Fights Ice with Ice Sep 26, 2018 Listen Download
Scale Can Measure Medicine--And Play A Scale, Too Sep 25, 2018 Listen Download
Diverse Tree Portfolio Weathers Droughts Better Sep 22, 2018 Listen Download
Pirates Needed Science Too Sep 19, 2018 Listen Download
Sea Otters' Powerful Paw Prey Perception Sep 19, 2018 Listen Download
Science News Briefs From Around the World Sep 17, 2018 Listen Download
Genetic Tweak Gave Early Humans Leg Up Sep 13, 2018 Listen Download
Earlier Springs May Mean Mistimed Bird Migrations Sep 12, 2018 Listen Download
Survey the Wildlife of the 'Great Indoors' Sep 11, 2018 Listen Download
When Neutron Stars Collide Sep 7, 2018 Listen Download
Bonnethead Sharks Are Underwater Lawnmowers Sep 6, 2018 Listen Download
Hurricane is a Natural Selection Experiment Sep 6, 2018 Listen Download
Pasta Problem Cracked! Sep 5, 2018 Listen Download
Science News You Might Have Missed Aug 31, 2018 Listen Download
Pineapple Waste Won't Be Wasted Aug 27, 2018 Listen Download
Sometimes Mosquitoes Are Just Thirsty Aug 24, 2018 Listen Download
Robot Bartender Will Take Your Order Aug 23, 2018 Listen Download
As Spring Arrives Earlier, Arctic Geese Speed Up Their Migration Aug 22, 2018 Listen Download
Freeloading Ants Help the Workflow Aug 21, 2018 Listen Download
Ancient Americans Bred Symbolically Important Scarlet Macaws Aug 20, 2018 Listen Download
Rising CO2 Means Monarch Butterfly Bellyaches Aug 17, 2018 Listen Download
For Some Crows, Migration is Optional Aug 16, 2018 Listen Download
Plants Dominate the Planet's Biomass Aug 15, 2018 Listen Download
Solar Eclipse of 2017 Boosted Science Interest Aug 14, 2018 Listen Download
Crickets Carve Tools to Amplify their Chirps Aug 14, 2018 Listen Download
Computerized Chemical Toxicity Prediction Beats Animal Testing Aug 11, 2018 Listen Download
Better Data Could Mean Better Dating Aug 10, 2018 Listen Download
Whales Suck--So They Evolved Baleen Aug 9, 2018 Listen Download
Corn Variety Grabs Fertilizer from the Air Aug 7, 2018 Listen Download
Birds Learn Safety From Other Kinds of Birds Aug 3, 2018 Listen Download
Microbes Share Your Morning Metro Commute
 Aug 2, 2018 Listen Download
Oh Say Can You See Subtle Details? Aug 1, 2018 Listen Download
Some Crows Hit On Dead Companions Jul 31, 2018 Listen Download
Mouth Sets Healing Standard Jul 30, 2018 Listen Download
Border Wall Could Disrupt Hundreds of Species Jul 26, 2018 Listen Download
Turn a Wall Into a Touchscreen Cheap Jul 26, 2018 Listen Download
Ancient Tooth Tartar Traps Clues to Iron Age Diet Jul 24, 2018 Listen Download
Honey Bee Alarm Signal Could Protect Elephants Jul 23, 2018 Listen Download
Sea Level Rise Could Inundate the Internet Jul 20, 2018 Listen Download
Astronomy Tool Helps ID Sharks Jul 20, 2018 Listen Download
Mammals Moonlight Around Human Settlements Jul 19, 2018 Listen Download
Jupiter's Moon Total Hits 79 Jul 17, 2018 Listen Download
Moths Evade Bats With Slight of Wing Jul 17, 2018 Listen Download
Science News You Might Have Missed Jul 14, 2018 Listen Download
Smart Mouthguard Senses Muscle Fatigue Jul 13, 2018 Listen Download
Favorite Wine Grapes May Need Genetic Help Jul 11, 2018 Listen Download
Iridescence Could Help Critters Hide In Plain Sight Jul 7, 2018 Listen Download
Primate Conflicts Play Out in the Operating Room Jul 5, 2018 Listen Download
Sharks Make Splash in Brooklyn Jul 5, 2018 Listen Download
City Life Favors Downsized Invertebrates Jul 4, 2018 Listen Download
People Ration Where They Roam Jul 3, 2018 Listen Download
Humans Can Size Each Other Up With A Roar Jun 29, 2018 Listen Download
Piano Lessons Tune Up Language Skills Jun 26, 2018 Listen Download
Cardinal Rule: Female Birds Sing Too Jun 26, 2018 Listen Download
Bird's Song Staying Power Implies Culture Jun 22, 2018 Listen Download
Alaskan Beluga Whales Ace Hearing Exam Jun 22, 2018 Listen Download
Fat-Carb Combo Is A Potent One-Two Punch Jun 20, 2018 Listen Download
Jupiter Crackles With Polar Lightning Jun 18, 2018 Listen Download
Coral Reefs Keep Costly Waves at Bay Jun 15, 2018 Listen Download
Hippo Dung Fouls Up Freshwater Fisheries Jun 15, 2018 Listen Download
A Litmus Test for Bad Breath Jun 14, 2018 Listen Download
Prez (of AMA) Issues Call To Arms-Science Jun 12, 2018 Listen Download
Powder Pulls Drinking Water from Desert Air Jun 8, 2018 Listen Download
Ancient Clan War Explains Genetic Diversity Drop Jun 6, 2018 Listen Download
Saying "This May Hurt" May Make It Worse Jun 6, 2018 Listen Download
Mongooses Gift Grooming for Guard Duty Jun 2, 2018 Listen Download
Some Trees Beat Heat with Sweat May 31, 2018 Listen Download
Computers Go Head-to-Head with Humans on Face Recognition May 30, 2018 Listen Download
Pinnipeds Don't Appreciate Biped Disturbance May 30, 2018 Listen Download
Computers Predict Pop Chart Success May 25, 2018 Listen Download
Doc's YA Novel Treats Life and Death Issues May 23, 2018 Listen Download
Google's AI Assistant Does Your Talk Tasks May 17, 2018 Listen Download
Great Ape Makes Good Doc May 16, 2018 Listen Download
Stool-Pigeon Poop Reveals Bird-Racing Fouls May 16, 2018 Listen Download
Radar Scans Detail North Korean Nukes May 15, 2018 Listen Download
Hunting Rules Have Changed Mama Bear Care May 12, 2018 Listen Download
Jupiter and Venus Squeeze Earth's Orbit May 10, 2018 Listen Download
Mars Lander Will Peer Inside the Red Planet May 8, 2018 Listen Download
Plants Can Sense Animal Attack Coming May 7, 2018 Listen Download
Archaeologist Makes Case for Seafaring Neanderthals May 5, 2018 Listen Download
Africa: Future Worldwide Science Hub May 3, 2018 Listen Download
Healthful Eating Requires Supermarket Smarts May 1, 2018 Listen Download
Culture Shapes Kids' Views of Nature Apr 29, 2018 Listen Download
Bad Audio Can Hurt a Scientist's Credibility Apr 28, 2018 Listen Download
Bill Gates Announces a Universal Flu Vaccine Effort Apr 27, 2018 Listen Download
Drumming Beats Speech for Distant Communication Apr 25, 2018 Listen Download
Bees Have a Goldilocks Lawn Mow Schedule Apr 24, 2018 Listen Download
If Singing's Tough, Try Whistling Apr 21, 2018 Listen Download
Traffic Deaths Increase after 4:20 P.M. on 4/20 Apr 19, 2018 Listen Download
NYC Mice Are Packed with Pathogens Apr 19, 2018 Listen Download
Mine Social Media Posts to Predict Flu Apr 18, 2018 Listen Download
Planting Milkweed for Monarchs? Make Sure It's Native Apr 17, 2018 Listen Download
The Internet Needs a Tune-Up Apr 13, 2018 Listen Download
Glacier Suddenly Goes Galloping Apr 12, 2018 Listen Download
Some Habitable Zone Exoplanets May Get X-Rayed Out Apr 12, 2018 Listen Download
Some Habitable Zone Exoplanets May Get X-Rayed Out Apr 12, 2018 Listen Download
Right Whales Seem to Think before They Speak Apr 10, 2018 Listen Download
Old New England Underground May Be Spry after All Apr 8, 2018 Listen Download
Brain Scan Might Reveal Appetite for Risk Apr 7, 2018 Listen Download
Neandertal Face Shape Was All Over the Air Apr 4, 2018 Listen Download
Rev Up Photosynthesis to Boost Crop Yields Apr 3, 2018 Listen Download
13,000-Year-Old Footprints under West Coast Beach Apr 1, 2018 Listen Download
Math Cracks a Knuckle-Cracking Mystery Mar 29, 2018 Listen Download
Rotting Flesh Offers Insight on Fossilization Mar 26, 2018 Listen Download
Ravens Crow with Individual Flair Mar 24, 2018 Listen Download
U.S. Flu Spread Counts On Southern Cold Snaps Mar 21, 2018 Listen Download
Louise Slaughter Was Congress's Food Safety Champion Mar 21, 2018 Listen Download
Arctic Heat Waves Linked to Snowpocalypse-Like Storms Mar 19, 2018 Listen Download
Gut Parasites Have Their Own Gut Microbiomes Mar 16, 2018 Listen Download

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