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

Podcast: Where dog breeds come from, bots that build buildings, and gathering ancient human DNA from cave sediments


On this week’s show: Finding ancient people without fossils and a roundup from the daily news site


This week, a new family tree of dog breeds, advances in artificial wombs, and an autonomous robot that can print a building with Online News Editor David Grimm.


Viviane Slon joins Sarah Crespi to discuss a new way to seek out ancient humans—without finding fossils or bones—by screening sediments for ancient DNA.


Jen Golbeck interviews Andrew Schulman, author of Scienceblind: Why Our Intuitive Theories About the World Are So Often Wrong for this month’s book segment. 


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