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

Online news editor David Grimm shares stories on yeasty hitchhikers, sunlight-induced rockfalls, and the tiniest gravity sensor.

 

Andrea Adamo joins host Sarah Crespi to discuss a revolutionary way of making drugs using a portable, on-demand, and reconfigurable drug factory.  

 

[Image: Tom Evans]

Direct download: SciencePodcast_160401.mp3
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Online News Editor David Grimm shares stories on SeaWorld’s plans for killer whales, the first steps toward silicon-based life, and the ripple effect of old dads on multiple generations.

 

Andrew Curry joins host Sarah Crespi to discuss a grisly find in Northern Germany that suggests Bronze Age northern Europe was more organized and more violent than thought.

 

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Direct download: SciencePodcast_160325.mp3
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News intern Nala Rogers shares stories on mineral-mining microbes, mapping hurricane damage using social media, and the big takeaway from the latest human-versus-computer match up.

 

Hal Weaver joins host Sarah Crespi to discuss five papers from New Horizons Pluto flyby, including a special focus on Pluto’s smaller moons.

 

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Direct download: SciencePodcast_160318.mp3
Category:Science -- posted at: 1:59pm EDT

Online News Editor David Grimm shares stories on the influence of governmental corruption on the honesty of individuals, what happened when our ancestors cut back on the amount of time spent chewing food, and how plants use sand to grind herbivores‘ gears.

 

Science’s International News Editor Rich Stone joins host Sarah Crespi to discuss his forensics story on how to track down the culprits after a nuclear detonation.

 

[Image: Miroslav Boskov]

Direct download: SciencePodcast_160311.mp3
Category:Science -- posted at: 2:00pm EDT

Online News Editor David Grimm shares stories on zombification by a frog-killing fungus, relating the cosmological constant to life in the universe, and ancient viral genes that protect us from illness.

 

Chris Larson joins host Sarah Crespi to discuss a new type of robot skin that can stretch and glow.

 

[Image: Jungbae Park]

Direct download: SciencePodcast_160304.mp3
Category:Science -- posted at: 2:00pm EDT

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