Science Magazine Podcast

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Weekly podcasts from Science Magazine, the world's leading journal of original scientific research, global news, and commentary.

On this week’s show: Ancient teeth reveal the origins of milk consumption, and how much we know about how much food we’re wasting
On this week’s show: Tiny teeth, finger, and toe bones found in a cave in the Philippines appear to belong to a new species of ancient human and watching rapid plant evolution in the lab
On this week’s show: Tiny teeth, finger, and toe bones found in a cave in the Philippines appear to belong to a new species of ancient human and watching rapid plant evolution in the lab
A single factory in Malaysia supplies about 10% of the world’s rare earth oxides, used in everything from cellphones to lasers to missiles. Controversy over the final resting place for the slightly radioactive byproducts has pushed the plant to the...
A single factory in Malaysia supplies about 10% of the world’s rare earth oxides, used in everything from cellphones to lasers to missiles. Controversy over the final resting place for the slightly radioactive byproducts has pushed the plant to the...
On this week’s show: A wave of horse injuries and deaths on a famed racetrack has stumped scientists, and researchers are looking into the impact of jailing—and bailing—people before trial
On this week’s show: A wave of horse injuries and deaths on a famed racetrack has stumped scientists, and researchers are looking into the impact of jailing—and bailing—people before trial
On this week’s show: the environmental costs of deep-sea mining and a trip to the distant asteroid Ryugu
On this week’s show: the environmental costs of deep-sea mining and a trip to the distant asteroid Ryugu
On this week’s show: A new radio telescope promises to help sort out the more than 40 theories for the origins of fast radio bursts and researchers tackle the long-term health effects of pediatric cancer treatment
On this week’s show: A new radio telescope promises to help sort out the more than 40 theories for the origins of fast radio bursts and researchers tackle the long-term health effects of pediatric cancer treatment
On this week’s show: how the Black Death may have transformed medieval societies in sub-Saharan Africa, and evidence for human involvement in the extinction of megafauna like giant sloths
On this week’s show: how the Black Death may have transformed medieval societies in sub-Saharan Africa, and evidence for human involvement in the extinction of megafauna like giant sloths
On this week’s show: cheap sensors that can monitor a building’s structural integrity after an earthquake, and a new method to determine the paleoelevation of the Tibetan Plateau
On this week’s show: cheap sensors that can monitor a building’s structural integrity after an earthquake, and a new method to determine the paleoelevation of the Tibetan Plateau
On this week’s show: We go to the AAAS annual meeting to talk communication disorders, we use satellites to spy on modern slavery, and we read a book on the neuroscience of addiction.
On this week’s show: We go to the AAAS annual meeting to talk communication disorders, we use satellites to spy on modern slavery, and we read a book on the neuroscience of addiction.
On this week’s show: Chaos puts a limit on how far out we can predict weather, and why researchers are using autonomous robots to sample phytoplankton off of Norway’s coast
On this week’s show: Chaos puts a limit on how far out we can predict weather, and why researchers are using autonomous robots to sample phytoplankton off of Norway’s coast
On this week’s show: Can we improve the potato? Plus, a pill that flips over and injects medicine in the stomach.