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格鲁竞技Episode 123 Rebroadcast: Genomes and Metals and Viruses, Oh My!

This week, join Emily, Ted, Scott, and Diego as they peek behind the curtain about the genes you REALLY need to survive as a human, metals that melt, and how your immune system might use fossilized viruses to remember potential foes。

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格鲁竞技Episode 127 Rebroadcast: When Stars Collide

Join Dave, Ted, and Scott to learn about how stars explode, the REAL reason why birds don’t get shocked on power lines, and researchers’ latest breakthrough in the fight against the Zika virus.

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Episode 167 Rebroadcast: Football, Frogs, and Physics

This week, Scott talks about a football-field sized quantum computer, Chelsea describes the physics of frog tongues, and Natalie explains some outlandish basic research in a new segment called “WHY IS THIS A THING?”

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Episode 180: Diseases, Dinos, and Decay

格鲁竞技This week, Nicole describes the surprising source of a new sexually transmitted infection and Scott shares some neutrino news from his own research. Plus, Emily puts the ‘Scientist Spotlight’ on the Princess of Paleontology, Mary Anning.

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Episode 176: Dynamic Diseases

This week, we’re talking about the dynamic nature of diseases. Jonathan covers a new connection between a harmless virus and celiac disease, Emily highlights the constant evolution of cancer, plus Natalie explains how an artificial mind can help predict heart disease.

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Episode 171: Backpacks Optional

Scott and Natalie are joined by science communicator Dr。 Meenakshi Prabhune, who runs the blog Backpack Full of Questions。 They discuss two stories from her blog about birds navigating and birds using tools, as well as her journey from PhD student to full-time science journalist!

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格鲁竞技Episode 170: Consciousness on Earth, Life in Space

格鲁竞技This week, Nora tells us what a gigantic neuron might have to do with consciousness, Scott talks 7 new exoplanets and the search for extraterrestrial life, and Chelsea shares some quick thoughts on an exceptional scientist, Dr. Mildred Dresselhaus.