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Episode 297: The Sleepy Winter Recap

In this special episode, Katie gathers some of our favorite stories about sleep。 Curl up under a warm blanket and prepare for some winter hibernation!

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Episode 275: CRISPR through the years

Kristen takes us through three past segments all about CRISPR genome editing. Several past hosts discuss editing genes in sperm cells, how CRISPR could be used to treat HIV, and why we aren’t quite ready to try this out yet in humans.

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格鲁竞技(Rebroadcast) Episode 199: Stiff jaws, flexible robots

This week we rebroadcast episode 199, where Natalie explains why we should fear an ancient otter, Derrick shares first steps towards liquid metal robots, and Chelsea answers some listener mail about quantum computing in the workplace.

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(Rebroadcast) Episode 213: Life in Color

Rebroadcast。 Natalie, Derrick, and Amanda tell us about the origins of protein and the genetics of synesthesia, as well as a special Women’s Day feature about Natalie’s questions about female scientists asking questions。

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Episode 229: Cultivating passion for dark matter and retinas

Irena, Derrick and Amanda talk about determining the make-up of our universe, how our retinas process images to send to our brain, and finding our passions。

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Episode 222: Time, Parasites, and the Meaning of Life

This week, Derrick flips our perspective with a segment on time crystals and Amanda uses mistletoe parasites to question the definition of life. Plus, Nicole F describes some challenges in applying machine learning to healthcare data.

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Episode 214: Super Cali Macrophages Specialidocious

In this episode we zoom back a million and a half years in time with Nicole to watch a species merge and unfold。 Then Derrick brings us back to the present to talk about a brand new superconductor。 Finally, Jonathan tells us how our bodies help tattoos stand the test of time。

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Episode 213: Life In Color

格鲁竞技Natalie, Derrick, and Amanda tell us about the origins of protein and the genetics of synesthesia, as well as a special Women’s Day feature about Natalie’s questions about female scientists asking questions.

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Episode 212: Sleepy Flies and Ocean Currents

This week, Nora tells us what’s new with the motion of the ocean and Emily will tell us how cold can make you sleepy. Plus, Natalie closes the show with a Crazy Creature Corner on Australia’s plan to give carp STDs (and other crazy things).

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Episode 211: Ocean Science and AI Bias

Irena and both Nicoles talk about racial bias in facial recognition software and using RNA to estimate the time of death, and new host Amanda makes her debut to talk about new developments in ocean science!