Science Update Podcast Daily Edition

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Synopsis

Each 60-second episode of the daily Science Update Podcast series is a brief yet satisfying story on the latest discoveries in science, technology and medicine, from aardvarks to zygotes, and, every now and then, aardvark zygotes. We also answer your science questions and even say your name on the air (unless youd really rather we didnt) and send you a highly collectible Science Update "Smarten Up" mug. The Science Update family of radio shows and podcasts is produced by AAAS, the worlds largest general scientific society. Those who prefer their podcasts weekly should check out the Science Update Podcast Weekly Edition.

Episodes

  • Robot Gaze Aversion

    Robot Gaze Aversion

    02/11/2018

    Humans relate better to robots that avert their eyes at well-chosen moments.

  • Bombardier Beetle Buddies

    Bombardier Beetle Buddies

    01/11/2018

    Do bombardier beetles that stay together, spray together?

  • Seeking Out Fear

    Seeking Out Fear

    31/10/2018

    The science of human fear is much more complex than is commonly thought.

  • The Lyrebird’s Dance

    The Lyrebird’s Dance

    30/10/2018

    The superb lyrebird of Australia combines its songs with specific dance moves to create an elaborate courtship ritual.

  • Creative Dreaming

    Creative Dreaming

    29/10/2018

    Dreams can be a rich source of creative ideas.

  • Sea Hare Ink

    Sea Hare Ink

    26/10/2018

    Sea hares defend themselves from predators with colorful ink.

  • Yo-Yo Dieting

    Yo-Yo Dieting

    25/10/2018

    A closer look at the effects of yo-yo dieting.

  • Dad’s Exercise

    Dad’s Exercise

    24/10/2018

    Dads’ exercise habits may affect the health of their offspring.

  • Dog Vocabulary

    Dog Vocabulary

    23/10/2018

    How much human language does your dog really understand?

  • Virtual Reality  Empathy

    Virtual Reality & Empathy

    22/10/2018

    Virtual reality experiences could boost empathy.

  • Spreading Viruses

    Spreading Viruses

    19/10/2018

    Viruses spread from room to room much more quickly than you might think.

  • Kangaroos in Trees

    Kangaroos in Trees

    18/10/2018

    Tree kangaroos hop up trees instead of swinging through them like monkeys.

  • Chewing Gum Myth

    Chewing Gum Myth

    17/10/2018

    Does it really take seven years to digest chewing gum?

  • The 2017 Bee-Clipse

    The 2017 Bee-Clipse

    16/10/2018

    The 2017 total solar eclipse captured the public imagination and taught kids about bees.

  • Wild Bird Song Learning

    Wild Bird Song Learning

    15/10/2018

    A new study shows that birds can learn from recordings in the wild.

  • Exploring the Exposome

    Exploring the Exposome

    12/10/2018

    Scientists map our exposure to chemicals and microbes.

  • Urban Marshes

    Urban Marshes

    11/10/2018

    New York’s urban marshes are suffering from mineral deficiency.

  • Memory Bundles

    Memory Bundles

    10/10/2018

    Scientists discover how we recall bundles of memories.

  • 1918 Flu Pandemic Lessons

    1918 Flu Pandemic Lessons

    09/10/2018

    Scientists are learning from history’s most deadly pandemic.

  • Giraffe Spot Inheritance

    Giraffe Spot Inheritance

    08/10/2018

    Scientists discover that giraffes inherit their spots.

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