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Science Talk is a weekly science audio show covering the latest in the world of science and technology. Join Steve Mirsky each week as he explores cutting-edge breakthroughs and controversial issues with leading scientists and journalists. He is also an articles editor and columnist at Scientific American magazine. His column, "Antigravity," is one of science writing's great humor venues. Also check our daily podcast from Scientific American : "60-Second Science." To view all of our archived podcasts please go to www.scientificamerican.com/podcast
Title Date Listen Download
Science Couple Phages Out Superbug Mar 13, 2019 Listen Download
Vaccine Rejection: Truth and Consequences Feb 20, 2019 Listen Download
On the Origin of Darwin Feb 12, 2019 Listen Download
Warming Arctic On Thin Ice Jan 31, 2019 Listen Download
Fake Whiskeys and Octo-Ecstasy Jan 14, 2019 Listen Download
Ultima Thule and the Apes of Earth Jan 3, 2019 Listen Download
Meet the Real Ravenmaster Dec 18, 2018 Listen Download
The Crusade against Dangerous Food, Part 2 Nov 22, 2018 Listen Download
The Crusade against Dangerous Food, Part 1 Nov 22, 2018 Listen Download
Bones and Stones: Cemetery Geology Oct 31, 2018 Listen Download
Tinder For Cheetahs; and An Unusual Blindness Oct 17, 2018 Listen Download
Better Living through Evolution: Nobel Prize in Chemistry Oct 3, 2018 Listen Download
Laser Advances That Changed Our Lives: Nobel Prize in Physics Oct 2, 2018 Listen Download
Unleashing Immunity Against Cancer: Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine Oct 1, 2018 Listen Download
Where There's a Wills There's a Way To Explain the Home Run Rise Oct 1, 2018 Listen Download
More People But Less Hardship? Sep 25, 2018 Listen Download
Here's Looking at Humanity, Kid Sep 5, 2018 Listen Download
Life at the Improv: The Power of Imagination Aug 17, 2018 Listen Download
Out with the Bad Science Aug 2, 2018 Listen Download
AI, Robotics and Your Health Jun 19, 2018 Listen Download
Dinosaurs: From Humble Beginnings to Global Dominance May 23, 2018 Listen Download
Humans Evolved but Are Still Special Apr 30, 2018 Listen Download
A Brain Deprived of Memory Mar 30, 2018 Listen Download
Blockchain beyond Bitcoin: The Energy Sector Feb 28, 2018 Listen Download
Enrico Fermi: The Last Man Who Knew Everything Feb 19, 2018 Listen Download
A Future for American Energy Jan 29, 2018 Listen Download
The Skinny on Fat Dec 12, 2017 Listen Download
Your Brain Is So Easily Fooled Nov 27, 2017 Listen Download
Come On and Zoom (through the Universe) Nov 12, 2017 Listen Download
Monsters: Not Just for Halloween Oct 25, 2017 Listen Download
Maryn McKenna's <i>Big Chicken,</i> Part 2 Oct 18, 2017 Listen Download
Maryn McKenna's <i>Big Chicken,</i> Part 1 Oct 18, 2017 Listen Download
Nobel Prize Explainer: Catching Proteins in the Act Oct 4, 2017 Listen Download
Nobel Prize Explainer: Gravitational Waves and the LIGO Detector Oct 3, 2017 Listen Download
Nobel Prize Explainer: Circadian Rhythm's Oscillatory Control Mechanism Oct 2, 2017 Listen Download
Does Evolution Repeat Itself? Sep 27, 2017 Listen Download
The Great American Eclipse Aug 8, 2017 Listen Download
Curiouser and Curiouser Aug 1, 2017 Listen Download
The Shark That Conquered the Whorl Jul 22, 2017 Listen Download
Undersea National Monument Could Be Left High and Dry Jul 12, 2017 Listen Download
Wacky Florida's Weird Science Jun 19, 2017 Listen Download
The Gestation Equation: Testing Babies' Genes Jun 2, 2017 Listen Download
5G Wiz: What's on the Horizon for Mobile May 30, 2017 Listen Download
Take the Tube: Underground as a Way of Life May 3, 2017 Listen Download
Killer Cats Bash Biodiversity Apr 24, 2017 Listen Download
Dogging It: Turning Wild Foxes into Man's Second-Best Friend Apr 18, 2017 Listen Download
What's Driving the Self-Driving Cars Rush Mar 28, 2017 Listen Download
Biology's Lessons for Business Mar 22, 2017 Listen Download
Churchill's Extraterrestrials Feb 15, 2017 Listen Download
Rapid-Response Vaccines for Epidemic Outbreaks Jan 31, 2017 Listen Download
Exit Interview: Presidential Science Advisor John Holdren Jan 19, 2017 Listen Download
We're Taking You to Bellevue Jan 17, 2017 Listen Download
Best Science Books of 2016 Dec 31, 2016 Listen Download
Getting Robots to Say No Dec 21, 2016 Listen Download
How Myths Evolve over Time and Migrations Nov 15, 2016 Listen Download
Attack On the Internet: Weak-Link Nanny Cams Oct 26, 2016 Listen Download
Flint's Water and Environmental Justice Oct 17, 2016 Listen Download
Chemistry Nobel Prize: Machines Too Small to See Oct 5, 2016 Listen Download
Physics Nobel Prize: Buns, Bagels and Pretzels Help Explain Exotic Matter Oct 4, 2016 Listen Download
Nobel Prize Explainer: Autophagy Oct 3, 2016 Listen Download
They Do What?!: The Wide Wild World of Animal Sex Sep 26, 2016 Listen Download
Big Bang of Body Types: Sports Science at the Olympics and beyond Aug 17, 2016 Listen Download
Grand Canyon Rapids Ride for Evolution Education Aug 16, 2016 Listen Download
The Science of Soldiering: Mary Roach's <i>Grunt</i> Aug 4, 2016 Listen Download
Electric Eels versus Horses: Shocking but True Jun 27, 2016 Listen Download
Tiger, Tiger, Being Tracked Jun 16, 2016 Listen Download
Gravitational Wave Scientists Astounded--by Your Interest Jun 14, 2016 Listen Download
Sean M. Carroll Looks at The Big Picture May 12, 2016 Listen Download
The Bowling Ball That Invaded Earth May 5, 2016 Listen Download
Different Minds: The Wide World of Animal Smarts Apr 29, 2016 Listen Download
The Perfect Bet: Taking the Gambling out of Gambling Apr 15, 2016 Listen Download
Gorilla's Hum Is a Do-Not-Disturb Sign Feb 29, 2016 Listen Download
Bill Gates Wants a Miracle Feb 25, 2016 Listen Download
From AI to Zika: AAAS Conference Highlights Feb 16, 2016 Listen Download
Gravitational Waves Found: Kip Thorne Explains Feb 12, 2016 Listen Download
The Big Gath Dig: Goliath's Hometown Feb 10, 2016 Listen Download
Roman Sanitation Didn't Stop Roaming Parasites Jan 13, 2016 Listen Download
Evolution Still on Trial 10 Years after Dover Dec 20, 2015 Listen Download
Lifting the Visor on Virtual Reality Dec 15, 2015 Listen Download
The Epic History of the Horse Dec 11, 2015 Listen Download
Math Can Equal Fun Nov 21, 2015 Listen Download
Teaching Machines to Learn on Their Own Nov 10, 2015 Listen Download
Chemistry Nobel: Keeping DNA in Good Repair Oct 7, 2015 Listen Download
Physics Nobel: Neutrinos <i>Do</i> Have Mass Oct 6, 2015 Listen Download
Medicine Nobel: Sifting Nature for Antiparasite Drugs Oct 5, 2015 Listen Download
The Hunt for the Fat Gene Sep 16, 2015 Listen Download
The Errors of Albert Sep 2, 2015 Listen Download
Public Health Hero Jimmy Carter; <i>SA</i> Turns 170 Aug 31, 2015 Listen Download
Olympics Loser Boston Wins Big Economically Aug 6, 2015 Listen Download
Betting Lots of Quatloos on the Search for Alien Civilizations, Part 2 Jul 21, 2015 Listen Download
Betting Lots of Quatloos on the Search for Alien Civilizations, Part 1 Jul 21, 2015 Listen Download
Pluto Mission Finally Calls Home Jul 15, 2015 Listen Download
Pluto, Ready for Your Close-Up! Jul 14, 2015 Listen Download
Restore Research to Preserve the American Dream Jun 23, 2015 Listen Download
Migratory Birds: What a Long-Range Trip It's Been Jun 19, 2015 Listen Download
Take a Bite out of the Math of Math Jun 3, 2015 Listen Download
Animals Don't Use Facebook but They Have Social Networks, Too May 16, 2015 Listen Download
Mississippi Mound Builders Meet the 33rd Legion May 6, 2015 Listen Download
The Ebola Outbreak: Past, Present and Future Mar 26, 2015 Listen Download
Humans and the Amazon: A 13,000-Year Coexistence Mar 20, 2015 Listen Download
The Placement Excitation: <i>Scientific American</i> on <i>The Big Bang Theory</i> Mar 12, 2015 Listen Download
<i>Science Goes to the Movies</i>: A New TV Program Feb 21, 2015 Listen Download
Every Life Has Equal Value, Part 2: Gates Foundation CEO Dr. Susan Desmond-Hellmann Jan 31, 2015 Listen Download
Every Life Has Equal Value, Part 1: Gates Foundation CEO Dr. Susan Desmond-Hellmann Jan 31, 2015 Listen Download
Best of Thanksgiving, Part 2: Let's Talk Stuffing—Your Face! Nov 27, 2014 Listen Download
Best of Thanksgiving, Part 1: Let's Talk Turkey! Nov 27, 2014 Listen Download
Doctors Without Borders Fight on Ebola's Front Lines Nov 14, 2014 Listen Download
Ebola Expert Update Nov 6, 2014 Listen Download
Let's Get Small: A Panel on Nanoscience Oct 15, 2014 Listen Download
Building a Better Microscope: 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry Oct 8, 2014 Listen Download
Blue Light Special: 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics Oct 7, 2014 Listen Download
The Map in Your Mind: 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine Oct 6, 2014 Listen Download
Kodiak Update: <i>Scientific American</i> Alaska Cruise, Part 4 Sep 2, 2014 Listen Download
The Juneau Tour: <i>Scientific American</i> Alaska Cruise, Part 3 Aug 31, 2014 Listen Download
Juneau Where I Am: <i>Scientific American</i> Alaska Cruise, Part 2 Aug 28, 2014 Listen Download
Catch Me If You Ketchikan: <i>Scientific American</i> Alaska Cruise, Part 1 Aug 26, 2014 Listen Download
Shakespeare and Science, Part 2 Aug 19, 2014 Listen Download
Shakespeare and Science, Part 1 Aug 19, 2014 Listen Download
Furious New Science Fiction from Mark Alpert Aug 3, 2014 Listen Download
Under the Dome: <i>Scientific American</i> Editor in Chief Talks to the Senate Jul 22, 2014 Listen Download
Wild Sex: Beyond the Birds and the Bees Jul 16, 2014 Listen Download
What's So Funny?: The Science of Humor Jul 7, 2014 Listen Download
Hunting the Wild Neutrino May 23, 2014 Listen Download
Sometimes the Hoofprints Are from Zebras May 1, 2014 Listen Download
The First Nuclear Arms Race: Churchill's Bomb, Part 2 Apr 25, 2014 Listen Download
The First Nuclear Arms Race: Churchill's Bomb, Part 1 Apr 25, 2014 Listen Download
Take Me Out to the Run Expectancy Matrix Analysis Mar 18, 2014 Listen Download
Found in Space, Part 2 Feb 27, 2014 Listen Download
Found in Space, Part 1 Feb 27, 2014 Listen Download
From Gadgets to Galaxies: Conference Reports Feb 10, 2014 Listen Download
Fighting Cancer with Physics Jan 27, 2014 Listen Download
The Man Who Wasn't Darwin: Alfred Russel Wallace on the Centenary of His Death Nov 7, 2013 Listen Download
Perv-View: Jesse Bering's New Book <i>PERV</i> Oct 29, 2013 Listen Download
The 2013 Nobel Prize in Chemistry: Karplus, Levitt and Warshel Oct 9, 2013 Listen Download
The 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics: Englert and Higgs Oct 8, 2013 Listen Download
The 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine: Rothman, Schekman and S&#252;dhof Oct 7, 2013 Listen Download
Alan Alda Communicates Science Oct 1, 2013 Listen Download
Ira Flatow and the Teachable Moment Sep 21, 2013 Listen Download
Adam Rutherford's Creation Science (The Real Kind) Part 2 Aug 30, 2013 Listen Download
Kids JUMP for Math [John Mighton's Junior Undiscovered Math Prodigies] Aug 8, 2013 Listen Download
Adam Rutherford's Creation Science (the Real Kind), Part 1 Jul 31, 2013 Listen Download
Nobel Laureate Harry Kroto: The Threatened Enlightenment Jul 26, 2013 Listen Download
Penis Enlightenment: Bering Straight Talk Jun 27, 2013 Listen Download
Close Shave for Bill Nye the Science Guy Jun 18, 2013 Listen Download
Is There a Doctor in the Spaceship? Apr 30, 2013 Listen Download
Mary Roach Cruises the Alimentary Canal Apr 16, 2013 Listen Download
Start Talking: Synthetic Biology and Conservation Biology Meet, Part 2 Apr 3, 2013 Listen Download
Start Talking: Synthetic Biology and Conservation Biology Meet, Part 1 Apr 2, 2013 Listen Download
Imagine All the People Turning Blue and Green Mar 30, 2013 Listen Download
Biotech's Brave New Beasts, Part 2 Mar 27, 2013 Listen Download
Biotech's Brave New Beasts, Part 1 Mar 27, 2013 Listen Download
CSI: 19th-Century France and the Birth of Forensic Science Mar 16, 2013 Listen Download
John Rennie Hacks the Planet Feb 28, 2013 Listen Download
Inside Isaac: A Discussion of Newton, Part 2 Feb 25, 2013 Listen Download
Inside Isaac: A Discussion of Newton, Part 1 Feb 25, 2013 Listen Download
<i>Extinction</i>: New Sci-Fi from Mark Alpert Feb 14, 2013 Listen Download
Science and Tech in President Obama's SOTU Feb 14, 2013 Listen Download
Michael C. Hall Analyzes His Dexter's Mind, Part 2 Jan 24, 2013 Listen Download
Michael C. Hall Analyzes His Dexter's Mind, Part 1 Jan 24, 2013 Listen Download
Psychopathy's Bright Side: Kevin Dutton on the Benefits of Being a Bit Psychopathic, Part 2 Dec 29, 2012 Listen Download
Psychopathy's Bright Side: Kevin Dutton on the Benefits of Being a Bit Psychopathic, Part 1 Dec 29, 2012 Listen Download
Creativity's Dark Side: Dan Ariely on Creativity, Rationalization and Dishonesty Dec 26, 2012 Listen Download
Darwin in Space: How Multigenerational Missions Could Shape Human Evolution Dec 19, 2012 Listen Download
David Quammen: The Spillover of Animal Infections to Humans Nov 18, 2012 Listen Download
Scientific American after Sandy Oct 31, 2012 Listen Download
The 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry Oct 10, 2012 Listen Download
The 2012 Nobel Prize in Physics Oct 9, 2012 Listen Download
The 2012 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine Oct 8, 2012 Listen Download
The Climate of Climate Science Sep 28, 2012 Listen Download
The Flynn Effect: Modernity Made Us Smarter Aug 20, 2012 Listen Download
What's Next for Curiosity on Mars Aug 7, 2012 Listen Download
Curiosity Lands on Mars Aug 6, 2012 Listen Download
Plants Know Stuff Jun 30, 2012 Listen Download
Super-Earths: Bigger, and Maybe Better Jun 22, 2012 Listen Download
The Transit of Venus, Part 2 May 31, 2012 Listen Download
The Transit of Venus, Part 1 May 31, 2012 Listen Download
Virus Victors: People Who Control HIV May 29, 2012 Listen Download
The Football Concussion Crisis May 16, 2012 Listen Download
Killer Chimps and Funny Feet: Report from the AAPA Conference Apr 27, 2012 Listen Download
Getting Guinea Worm Gone: Report from the AHCJ Conference Apr 26, 2012 Listen Download
Food Poisoning's Lasting Legacy Apr 5, 2012 Listen Download
Fukushima Anniversary: We Listen Back Mar 11, 2012 Listen Download
AAAS Report: Fracking, Whale Rights, Higgs Evidence and <i>Twitter</i> Truthiness Mar 8, 2012 Listen Download
If You're Happy, How You Know It Feb 22, 2012 Listen Download
The Coming Entanglement: Bill Joy and Danny Hillis Feb 15, 2012 Listen Download
More with Maryn: McKenna on Antibiotic Resistance Feb 3, 2012 Listen Download
Fecal Transplants: The Straight Poop Feb 1, 2012 Listen Download
State of the Union: Research, Technology and Energy Jan 25, 2012 Listen Download
A Second Science Front: Evolution Champions Rise to Climate Science Defense Jan 16, 2012 Listen Download
Anna Deavere Smith: Let Me Down Easy Jan 14, 2012 Listen Download
Man from Mars: Health and Nutrition Research at Mars, Inc., and Beyond Jan 6, 2012 Listen Download
The <i>YouTube</i> SpaceLab Competition Dec 12, 2011 Listen Download
Large Hadron Collider Backgrounder Dec 11, 2011 Listen Download
Out of Our Depth: Sea Level on the Rise Dec 8, 2011 Listen Download
Brian Greene Talks Faster-Than-Light Neutrinos Nov 23, 2011 Listen Download
The Mind's Hidden Switches Nov 23, 2011 Listen Download
The Discovery of Quasicrystals: The 2011 Nobel Prize in Chemistry Oct 5, 2011 Listen Download
An Accelerating Universe: The 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics Oct 4, 2011 Listen Download
Cancer Vaccines Sep 30, 2011 Listen Download
Science Legend Christian de Duve Sep 9, 2011 Listen Download
Carl Zimmer on Rats, Cats, Viruses and Tattoos Aug 26, 2011 Listen Download
Carl Zimmer on Evolution in the Big City Aug 25, 2011 Listen Download
The City That Became Safe: What New York Teaches about Urban Crime and Its Control Aug 10, 2011 Listen Download
Nobel Laureate Avram Hershko: The Orchestra in the Cell Jul 28, 2011 Listen Download
Nobel Laureate Peter Agre: From Aquaporins to Lutefisk Jul 20, 2011 Listen Download
Let's Make a Probabilistic Deal: A Fresh Look at the Monty Hall Problem Jun 25, 2011 Listen Download
How Physics Limits Intelligence Jun 17, 2011 Listen Download
Dying for Science: The 100th Anniversary of the Doomed Scott Antarctic Expedition May 26, 2011 Listen Download
Skirting Steak: The Case for Artificial Meat May 17, 2011 Listen Download
Astronaut Love: An Interview with Spacewalker Stanley Love Apr 28, 2011 Listen Download
Editors' Roundtable: Science Conference Reports Apr 22, 2011 Listen Download
Can It Be Bad to Be Too Clean?: The Hygiene Hypothesis Apr 7, 2011 Listen Download
Self-Aware Robots? Mar 3, 2011 Listen Download
The Cornucopia Conference: Roundtable on the AAAS Meeting Feb 25, 2011 Listen Download
The Spirit of Innovation: From High School to the Moon Feb 17, 2011 Listen Download
What's New with Science News Feb 17, 2011 Listen Download
Jefferson's Moose: Thomas's Fauna Fight against European Naturalists Jan 26, 2011 Listen Download
What Is the Watson Jeopardy-Playing Supercomputer, Alex? Jan 14, 2011 Listen Download
Vinod Khosla: Searching for the Radical Solution Dec 24, 2010 Listen Download
How You Gonna Keep Flu Down on the Farm?: Pig Farms and Public Health Dec 22, 2010 Listen Download
Anna Deavere Smith: Let Me Down Easy Dec 21, 2010 Listen Download
The Spewings of Titan (and More from the AGU Meeting) Dec 17, 2010 Listen Download
Let's Talk Stuffing--Your Face Nov 25, 2010 Listen Download
Let's Talk Turkey! Nov 25, 2010 Listen Download
Why Do Women Live Longer Than Men? Nov 19, 2010 Listen Download
Physics Nobel Laureate Steven Weinberg Nov 16, 2010 Listen Download
Photograph 51: Rosalind Franklin and the Race For The Double Helix of DNA (Part 2 of 2) Nov 6, 2010 Listen Download
Photograph 51: Rosalind Franklin and the Race for the Double Helix of DNA, Part 1 of 2 Nov 4, 2010 Listen Download
The Quest for the Giant Pumpkin Oct 29, 2010 Listen Download
Not Your Grandfather's <i>Scientific American</i> Oct 20, 2010 Listen Download
The Harlem Science Renaissance Oct 15, 2010 Listen Download
Totally Bogus: The Science Talk Quiz Oct 8, 2010 Listen Download
Exactly When Is a Person Dead? Sep 24, 2010 Listen Download
Could Time End? Sep 22, 2010 Listen Download
The End: Death, Endings and Things That Should End Sep 14, 2010 Listen Download
Cooking for Geeks: Jeff Potter on Experimenting in the Kitchen Sep 3, 2010 Listen Download
Mary Roach Is Packing for Mars, Part 2 Aug 21, 2010 Listen Download
Mary Roach Is Packing for Mars, Part 1 Aug 20, 2010 Listen Download
When Humans Almost Died Out; Earthy Exoplanets; And <i>Scientific American</i>'s 165th Birthday Aug 12, 2010 Listen Download
Arguing with Non-Skeptics, Part 2 of 2 Jul 28, 2010 Listen Download
Arguing with Non-Skeptics, Part 1 of 2 Jul 28, 2010 Listen Download
Whiz Kids: Intel Science Talent Search Documentary Jul 19, 2010 Listen Download
Will Your Plug-In Car Actually Be Coal-Powered? And Other July Stories Jul 8, 2010 Listen Download
Paul Dirac: "The Strangest Man" of Science, Part 2 Jun 25, 2010 Listen Download
"The Strangest Man" of Science, Part 1 Jun 25, 2010 Listen Download
Physics Now and Then: From Neutrinos to Galileo Jun 16, 2010 Listen Download
The Big Dozen: 12 Events That Will Change Everything Jun 3, 2010 Listen Download
Remembering Martin Gardner, with Douglas Hofstadter May 24, 2010 Listen Download
More from MacMania: Kindle v. iPad, Mac v. PC and App Development May 19, 2010 Listen Download
David Pogue on Tech, Twitter and Transgenic Goats May 11, 2010 Listen Download
Your Inner Healers: Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells and More May 1, 2010 Listen Download
Bill McKibben's <i>Eaarth</i>, Part 2 Apr 22, 2010 Listen Download
Bill McKibben's <i>Eaarth</i>, Part 1 Apr 22, 2010 Listen Download
Invisible Ink and More: The Science of Spying in the Revolutionary War Apr 21, 2010 Listen Download
The Science of Staying in Love; and Scientists as Communicators--and Heroes Apr 7, 2010 Listen Download
From Eternity to Here: Sean M. Carroll's Quest to Understand Time Mar 30, 2010 Listen Download
Are We Pushing Earth's Environmental Tipping Points? Mar 19, 2010 Listen Download
The Science Talk Quiz: "Totally Bogus" Mar 19, 2010 Listen Download
Where's My Fusion Reactor? Mar 17, 2010 Listen Download
Algae, Art and Attitudes: A Roundtable about the AAAS Conference Feb 27, 2010 Listen Download
<i>The Poisoner's Handbook</i>: The Sinister Side of Chemistry Feb 25, 2010 Listen Download
Ice, Ice, Baby: The Physics of Curling Feb 18, 2010 Listen Download
Whaddaya Do with a Dead Whale? Feb 11, 2010 Listen Download
Cleopatra's Alexandria Treasures Feb 1, 2010 Listen Download
The Science Talk Quiz: "Totally Bogus" Jan 26, 2010 Listen Download
Creating Darwin's Biopic; and Consumer Electronics Jan 23, 2010 Listen Download
The Science Talk Quiz: "Totally Bogus" Jan 19, 2010 Listen Download
Mining for Online Game Gold and Other Amazing Stories Jan 16, 2010 Listen Download
Alan Alda's Human Spark, Part 2 Jan 8, 2010 Listen Download
Alan Alda's Human Spark Jan 8, 2010 Listen Download
The Science Talk Quiz: "Totally Bogus" Dec 29, 2009 Listen Download
Christmas Season Science Dec 23, 2009 Listen Download
Bonus Bogus Brainteaser Dec 21, 2009 Listen Download
Copenhagen and Everywhere Else Dec 18, 2009 Listen Download
World Changing Ideas: December's <i>Scientific American</i> Dec 11, 2009 Listen Download
Bogus Brainteaser Dec 4, 2009 Listen Download
John Rennie's 7 Answers to Climate Contrarian Nonsense Dec 4, 2009 Listen Download
Darwin's Influence on Modern Thought Nov 24, 2009 Listen Download
Tree Ring Science and Tomorrow's Water Nov 18, 2009 Listen Download
Human Evolution II: Recent Evolution; and "Becoming Human" <i>NOVA</i> Preview Nov 3, 2009 Listen Download
Human Evolution: Lucy and Neandertals Oct 23, 2009 Listen Download
Brain Enhancement: October Issue of <i>Scientific American</i> Oct 14, 2009 Listen Download
New Nobel Laureate Jack Szostak and <i>Surrogates</i> Film Director Jonathan Mostow Oct 6, 2009 Listen Download
Clean Energy Contest; and Counting Crickets and Katydids Sep 28, 2009 Listen Download
Where There Was Smoke, There's Science Sep 9, 2009 Listen Download
Origins of Everything: The September <i>Scientific American</i> Magazine Sep 1, 2009 Listen Download
Colony Collapse and Ruptured Ribosomes; Minding Darwin's Beeswax Aug 26, 2009 Listen Download
To Bee or Not to Bee Aug 22, 2009 Listen Download
Bee Afraid, Bee Very Afraid Aug 14, 2009 Listen Download
Swimming In Spacetime and Other Stories Aug 1, 2009 Listen Download
Nuts, Bolts, Photons and Electrons of Solar Energy Jul 24, 2009 Listen Download
Movie Magic (<i>Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs</i>), Part 3 Jul 14, 2009 Listen Download
Movie Magic (<i>Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs</i>), Part 2 Jul 11, 2009 Listen Download
Movie Magic (<i>Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs</i>), Part 1 Jul 11, 2009 Listen Download
Atul Gawande Redux Jul 1, 2009 Listen Download
Hello Moon, Good-Bye Rennie Jun 26, 2009 Listen Download
Panamania!: A Visit to the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Jun 18, 2009 Listen Download
The Truth about Cats and Dogs May 29, 2009 Listen Download
High Achievement High Schoolers May 19, 2009 Listen Download
Beauty Is Truth (and Science) May 11, 2009 Listen Download
People, Pan Troglodytes (Chimps) and Pigs May 1, 2009 Listen Download
Sherwin Nuland's Tales from the Bedside Apr 23, 2009 Listen Download
Life Goes on within You and without You: Health and the Environment Apr 17, 2009 Listen Download
Why People Believe What They Do Apr 10, 2009 Listen Download
From Dark Energy to Lone Star Lunacy Apr 2, 2009 Listen Download
What Shape Is Your Galaxy? Mar 26, 2009 Listen Download
In Search of Time Mar 19, 2009 Listen Download
Phrasing a Coyne: Jerry Coyne on Why Evolution Is True Mar 13, 2009 Listen Download
From Spooky Action to Tiny Radios Mar 4, 2009 Listen Download
Remarkable Creatures (and Getting Them Fixed) Feb 25, 2009 Listen Download
Stars of Cosmology, Part 2 Feb 19, 2009 Listen Download
Stars of Cosmology, Part 1 Feb 18, 2009 Listen Download
Darwin Day Special, Part 3: Origins of Paleontology and the Impact of Religion on the Development of Evolutionary Theory Feb 13, 2009 Listen Download
Darwin Day Special, Part 2: Evolutionary Psychology and Religion Feb 12, 2009 Listen Download
Darwin Day Special: Bicentennial of the Birth of Charles Darwin Feb 12, 2009 Listen Download
The Naked Singularity Meets Social Media Feb 4, 2009 Listen Download
CO<sub>2</sub> Rising: Follow the Bouncing Carbon Atom Jan 29, 2009 Listen Download
Darwin: Ghostbuster, Muse and Magistrate Jan 22, 2009 Listen Download
From Astronomy to Zune Jan 14, 2009 Listen Download
The Evolution of Evolution Jan 7, 2009 Listen Download
The Manhattan Project and the Met Dec 31, 2008 Listen Download
Christmas at the Moon; and <i>Instant Egghead Guide: The Mind</i> Dec 24, 2008 Listen Download
From Carbon to the Cretaceous: Report from the American Geophysical Union Meeting Dec 19, 2008 Listen Download
Klaatu's Back and He's Not Happy Dec 10, 2008 Listen Download
The Science of Pain Dec 3, 2008 Listen Download
Viruses against Disease; Going Batty for Bats Nov 26, 2008 Listen Download
Approval of Seals: Wildlife Docs and Their Exotic Patients Nov 19, 2008 Listen Download
Kayaking Antarctica with Jon Bowermaster Nov 12, 2008 Listen Download
The Day After: Science in the Obama Administration Nov 5, 2008 Listen Download
Cemetery Science: The Geology of Mausoleums Oct 30, 2008 Listen Download
Today's Alternative Energy; and November Issue Topics, Including Computer-Brain Interfaces and DNA Computing Oct 22, 2008 Listen Download
More Than Pickles and Ice Cream: The Link Between Diet and Fertility Oct 15, 2008 Listen Download
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about <i>E. Coli</i>, Part 2 Oct 9, 2008 Listen Download
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about <i>E. Coli</i>, Part 1 Oct 8, 2008 Listen Download
Searching for Intelligence Oct 1, 2008 Listen Download
Earth 3.0 Sep 24, 2008 Listen Download
The Large Hadron Collider Goes to Work Sep 11, 2008 Listen Download
Tom Friedman's New Book--<i>Hot, Flat, and Crowded</i> Sep 9, 2008 Listen Download
Who's Watching You: The Future of Privacy Sep 3, 2008 Listen Download
Return of a Killer: Tuberculosis in Russia Aug 27, 2008 Listen Download
What's the Buzz: A Conversation with Buzz Aldrin Aug 20, 2008 Listen Download
Superdove!: The Straight Poop on Pigeons Aug 13, 2008 Listen Download
Inside <i>SciAm</i>: The August Issue Aug 8, 2008 Listen Download
Inside China: Science, Technology, Energy and the Environment Aug 6, 2008 Listen Download
Outsmarting Bombers; and A Warless Future? Jul 30, 2008 Listen Download
Visit to the Fair: Inside a Tech Expo Jul 23, 2008 Listen Download
The Complete Idiot's Guide to String Theory Jul 16, 2008 Listen Download
The Long and Winding Road: DNA Evidence for Human Migration; Plus July Issue Highlights Jul 7, 2008 Listen Download
Gott Ya: Astrophysicist J. Richard Gott on Time Travel and Presidential Polling Jun 25, 2008 Listen Download
One Singular Sensation: Will We Upload Our Brains, and Other Questions Related to "The Coming Singularity" Jun 18, 2008 Listen Download
<i>The Happening</i>: A Conversation with Director M. Night Shyamalan Jun 12, 2008 Listen Download
Fact and Fiction: James Randi's "Amaz!ng Meeting" and Mark Alpert's Physics Novel, <i>Final Theory</i> Jun 4, 2008 Listen Download
The Feral Biologist: A Talk with George Schaller; A Look in the June <i>SciAm</i> May 28, 2008 Listen Download
Little Brains, Big Brains: Latest Flores Hobbit News and the Intel Science Fair May 21, 2008 Listen Download
China Quake Update; Fictional Scientists; What's New at SciAm.com May 14, 2008 Listen Download
Evolution Enclaves: Darwin the Botanist and Origins of Life Research May 7, 2008 Listen Download
Plasma Physics: From Black Holes to Radio Reception Apr 30, 2008 Listen Download
Can Science Save the Banana? Apr 23, 2008 Listen Download
On The Shoulders of Giants: John Wheeler and Salome Waelsch Apr 16, 2008 Listen Download
Expelled Explained Apr 9, 2008 Listen Download
A Scientists' Bill of Rights? Apr 2, 2008 Listen Download
Baseball Science Mar 26, 2008 Listen Download
For the Birds: A look at birds, habitat conservation and environmental economics Mar 19, 2008 Listen Download
Science and America's Future Mar 12, 2008 Listen Download
A Mars Rovers Once-Over Mar 5, 2008 Listen Download
Arachnophilia! And War...What Was It Good for (in Human Evolution)? Feb 27, 2008 Listen Download
Science, Science Everywhere: AAAS Conference Highlights Feb 22, 2008 Listen Download
Fat Chance: Do Dietary Guidelines Actually Contribute to Obesity? Feb 13, 2008 Listen Download
You Say Potato, I Say Cassava: Language, Culture and Perception Feb 6, 2008 Listen Download
Knock, Knock, Hal's There: Teaching Computers Humor; and the 50th Anniversary of America's First Satellite Jan 30, 2008 Listen Download
What's The Matter?: Cold Dark Matter and the Milky Way's Missing Satellites Jan 23, 2008 Listen Download
Mindful Motion: Miguel Nicolelis and Mind-Powered Robots; and Creating Science Cities in Brazil and Beyond Jan 16, 2008 Listen Download
Whose Phone Is It, Anyway: Did Bell Steal The Invention? Jan 9, 2008 Listen Download
Pay Attention to the Man Behind the Curtain: Sci Am's History of Debunking Jan 2, 2008 Listen Download
What's In A Latin Name: The Legacy of Linnaeus Dec 26, 2007 Listen Download
Here Comes the Sun--A Grand Plan for Solar Energy; and Sci Am's New Body Dec 19, 2007 Listen Download
Are There (Microbial) Aliens On Earth? Dec 12, 2007 Listen Download
Three Whiz Kids, Two Winning Projects And A Nobel Laureate Dec 5, 2007 Listen Download
Neuroscience and the Law Nov 28, 2007 Listen Download
The Science of Cheese; and Scientific American's New Community Nov 21, 2007 Listen Download
Need For New Nukes?; and News From Neuroscience Nov 14, 2007 Listen Download
The Ethics of Climate Change; and NOVA Does Dover Nov 7, 2007 Listen Download
Quest for the Giant Pumpkin Oct 31, 2007 Listen Download
Good Germs, Bad Germs Oct 24, 2007 Listen Download
Chickens and Pigs and Yeast, Oh My!: The Public Health Threat of Animal Diseases; and Gene Duplication in Evolution Oct 17, 2007 Listen Download
When Worlds Collide: The Ig Nobel and Nobel Prizes Oct 10, 2007 Listen Download
The Final Frontier: Our Future in Space Oct 3, 2007 Listen Download
Who Do You Think You Are: Chatting With Bots, and the Sexuality Spectrum Sep 26, 2007 Listen Download
What's In A Rose: Ethnobotany and the Search for Useful Plants Sep 19, 2007 Listen Download
Can Fat Be Fit? Sep 12, 2007 Listen Download
Putting Food on the Table: What to Eat Sep 5, 2007 Listen Download
Another Look at The World Without Us; and What's New At Scientific American Aug 29, 2007 Listen Download
The World Is Fat: Obesity Now Outweighs Hunger WorldWide Aug 22, 2007 Listen Download
Is Your Food Contaminated; New Orleans Now; And the Science of Dogs Aug 15, 2007 Listen Download
Better Brains: The Revolution in Brain Science Aug 8, 2007 Listen Download
Is Privacy Dead? Technological Approaches to the Technological Threat Aug 1, 2007 Listen Download
Saddle Up That Stegosaurus--A Visit to the Creation Museum Jul 25, 2007 Listen Download
Space For Both?--Human Vs. Robotic Space Missions Jul 18, 2007 Listen Download
Systems Biology: The Future of Biomedical Science? Jul 11, 2007 Listen Download
Benjamin Franklin the Scientist Jul 4, 2007 Listen Download
The World Without Us: Suppose Humans Just Vanished--Then What? Jun 27, 2007 Listen Download
Why We Eat, Eat and Eat Some More; and Remembering Mr. Wizard Jun 20, 2007 Listen Download
Jared Diamond on the State of the World Environment Jun 13, 2007 Listen Download
Mark Twain: Fossil Hunter and Science Writer Jun 6, 2007 Listen Download
How Cargo Containers Shrank the World and Transformed Trade; and Smart Skylights May 30, 2007 Listen Download
Lying in Weight: The Hidden Epidemic of Eating Disorders in Adult Women (And A Few Men) May 23, 2007 Listen Download
The Encyclopedia of Life; and the End of John Horgan's Pessimism May 16, 2007 Listen Download
Beer Science; And A Cancer Research Report May 9, 2007 Listen Download
Small Matters: Microbes In Us And The Environment May 2, 2007 Listen Download
Peer Review of Peer Review; and the Franklin Institute Awards Apr 25, 2007 Listen Download
Atul Gawande, Author of Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance Apr 18, 2007 Listen Download
Catching Corrupted Photos; and Big Bird Brains Apr 11, 2007 Listen Download
Baseball Science Apr 4, 2007 Listen Download
Alcoholism and Genetics; and Why Aren't the Pioneer Spacecraft Where They Should Be? Mar 28, 2007 Listen Download
Naturally Speaking: Finding Nature's Treasure Trove with the Global Ocean Sampling Expedition; and Natural Products Chemistry Mar 21, 2007 Listen Download
Made To Stick: Crafting Memorable Messages; and Cycling For Days On A Gallon Of Gas Mar 14, 2007 Listen Download
Leave It To Beaver (To Return To New York City); and AccesScience '07, Communicating Science To Everyone Mar 7, 2007 Listen Download
Who Speaks For Science? Feb 28, 2007 Listen Download
No Laughing Matter: Mo Rocca On Humor Theory; Report From the AAAS Conference Feb 21, 2007 Listen Download
My Unfunny Valentine: The Truth About Online Dating; and The Myelin Repair Foundation--A New Model For Outcome-Oriented Biomedical Research Feb 14, 2007 Listen Download
The Heat IS On: International Global Warming Consensus; and Academy Award Winning Audio Science Feb 7, 2007 Listen Download
TV Of Tomorrow; Battle Of The Science Journals; US Budget Crunch Threatens National Lab Jan 31, 2007 Listen Download
Good News About Coffee And Amazing Skeptic Conference Jan 24, 2007 Listen Download
Better Ways To Cut A Cake and To Pick A Champion Jan 17, 2007 Listen Download
The Inevitability Of Cancer's Commonality; and High School Math Whiz Jan 10, 2007 Listen Download
Tears And Other Traits That Make Us Human; What Color Is Your Placebo Parachute Jan 3, 2007 Listen Download
Rampaging Robots and Killer Komodos Dec 27, 2006 Listen Download
Radioactive Spy Dust and the Litvinenko Case; Ode To Grad Students Dec 20, 2006 Listen Download
Nobel Laureate Harold Varmus and Rocky the Flying Mesozoic Mammal Dec 13, 2006 Listen Download
Singing New Songs: Urban Birds Vocalize Differently; Insurance Industry Worries About Warming Dec 6, 2006 Listen Download
Tomorrow's Newspapers and Next Week's Cars Nov 29, 2006 Listen Download
Tiny Technology and Talking Turkey Nov 22, 2006 Listen Download
Looking Into the Future At The World Science Forum; Poetry And Science with Nobel Laureate Roald Hoffmann Nov 15, 2006 Listen Download
Hide and Seen: Gestures and Facial Expressions Help Communication; Government Attempts to Keep Science Information Hidden Nov 8, 2006 Listen Download
Shocking Research: Electroshock Therapy and Stem Cells Nov 1, 2006 Listen Download
The Making of the Fittest: A Conversation with Evolutionary Biologist Sean Carroll Oct 25, 2006 Listen Download
Test Tube Babies; Old Time Radio; What's In A Name Oct 18, 2006 Listen Download
Virus-State Electronics; Baseball Oddsmaking; Star Trek Memorabilia Auction Oct 11, 2006 Listen Download
Judging Science: Making Judges Scientifically Literate; Eating Like An Animal; Listener Mail Oct 4, 2006 Listen Download
Six Big Science Debates; Missions to Map Planets; Breaking Down Barriers: Women in Science Sep 27, 2006 Listen Download
Human Evolution Fossil Find and Oil Company Conservation Comments Sep 20, 2006 Listen Download
Nuclear Energy's Future, the Mouse-Cheese Relationship Sep 13, 2006 Listen Download
Dark Matter; New Daily Scientific American Podcast, 60-Second Science; Steve Irwin, the "Crocodile Hunter" Sep 6, 2006 Listen Download
The Teen Brain; Flipping Magnetic Poles; What's Pluto? Aug 30, 2006 Listen Download
Scientific American Magazine single topic issue--Energy's Future: Beyond Carbon; and Well-Read Doctors. Aug 23, 2006 Listen Download
Is the Universe Bigger and Older; and the Status of Pluto. Aug 16, 2006 Listen Download
EPA Pesticide Controversy and Impact Astronomy Aug 9, 2006 Listen Download
The Expert Mind and the Interplanetary Bicycle Ride Aug 2, 2006 Listen Download
The Mountain/Climate Relation and Patient Safety Jul 26, 2006 Listen Download
Space Shuttle and Fingerprints Jul 19, 2006 Listen Download
CSI Reality and Coke/Pepsi Espionage Jul 12, 2006 Listen Download
Ice Cream Science Jul 5, 2006 Listen Download
Bering Sea, radiation, historic tortoise. Jun 28, 2006 Listen Download
Pulitzer Prize-winning naturalist Edward O. Wilson Jun 21, 2006 Listen Download
Evolution Update Jun 14, 2006 Listen Download
A Walk in the Park: Central Park and the Spring Bird Migration. Jun 7, 2006 Listen Download
Future of the Internet: Net Neutrality, the Semantic Web, plus some comments on science by the mayor of New York. May 31, 2006 Listen Download
In Search of Memory: An Interview with Nobel Laureate Eric Kandel May 24, 2006 Listen Download
Inside the Tevatron; the Human-Computer Interface; DNA Computing. May 17, 2006 Listen Download
The Environment: birds; strategic conservation; big cats. May 10, 2006 Listen Download
Nobel Laureate Frank Wilczek and Betsy Devine. May 3, 2006 Listen Download
Early Universe, Benjamin Franklin Science, Evolution Education. Apr 26, 2006 Listen Download
Hybrid Cars, Drosophila Maggots, the Tribal Mind. Apr 19, 2006 Listen Download
Animal intelligence, Mars Rovers, Alcohol and Cardiovascular Health. Apr 12, 2006 Listen Download
Animal intelligence, Einstein, Szilard and the bomb, sustainable development. Apr 5, 2006 Listen Download
Attacking antibiotic resistance; William Shockley biography; flu data policy. Mar 29, 2006 Listen Download
Combat stress, Intel high school science competition, GLOBE At Night astronomy project Mar 22, 2006 Listen Download
Flores hobbit update, chemistry in art, environmental impostors. Mar 15, 2006 Listen Download
Genetics of longevity, diaper-free movement, possible plane problems from personal electronics Mar 8, 2006 Listen Download
Cosmic ray threat, sasquatch DNA, geochemist cook Mar 1, 2006 Listen Download
Computer security, curling, AAAS meeting Feb 22, 2006 Listen Download
Avian flu, marijuana policy, new tyrannosaur Feb 15, 2006 Listen Download
Evolution, stem cells and the National Inventors Hall of Fame Feb 8, 2006 Listen Download

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