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Welcome to Science Sessions, the PNAS podcast program. Listen to brief conversations with cutting-edge researchers, Academy members, and policymakers as they discuss topics relevant to today's scientific community. Learn the behind-the-scenes story of work published in PNAS, plus a broad range of scientific news about discoveries that affect the world around us.

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Welcome to Science Sessions, the PNAS podcast program. Listen to brief conversations with cutting-edge researchers, Academy members, and policymakers as they discuss topics relevant to today's scientific community. Learn the behind-the-scenes story of work published in PNAS, plus a broad range of scientific news about discoveries that affect the world around us.

    Upslope advance of forest fires

    Upslope advance of forest fires

    Mohammad Reza Alizadeh, John T. Abatzoglou, and Mojtaba Sadegh report that forest fires have been advancing upslope across the western United States in recent decades.

    • 10 min
    How bats know the speed of sound

    How bats know the speed of sound

    Eran Amichai investigates how bats know the speed of sound.

    • 16 min
    Animal behavior and ecosystem effects

    Animal behavior and ecosystem effects

    Mike Gil discusses how changes in animal behavior can affect ecosystems.

    • 12 min
    Patient–physician racial concordance

    Patient–physician racial concordance

    Brad Greenwood explains how patient–physician racial concordance decreases Black infant mortality.

    • 11 min
    How HIV infects human cells

    How HIV infects human cells

    Vinay Pathak describes when and where HIV sheds its capsid coating while infecting human cells.

    • 12 min
    Self-cleaving ribozymes

    Self-cleaving ribozymes

    Jeannie Lee describes the discovery of self-cleaving ribozymes.

    • 12 min

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Excellent podcast

These are really short, single-subject podcasts about 5-15 minutes long usually. They're always interesting.

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