New discoveries, everyday mysteries, and the science behind the headlines — all in about 10 minutes, every weekday. It's science for everyone, using a lot of creativity and a little humor. Join host Maddie Sofia for science on a different wavelength.
The Social Side of Stuttering
President-elect Joe Biden has spoken publicly about his childhood stutter. An estimated 1% of the world's adults stutter, yet the condition remains misunderstood.
Let's Go Back To Venus!
The first spacecraft humans ever sent to another planet went to Venus. The first planet humans ever landed a probe on? Also Venus. So why has attention shifted to Mars?
Micro Wave: How 'Bout Dem Apple...Seeds
Should one eat the whole apple? While that might be a matter of taste, we alleviate any fears folks might have heard about apple seeds being poisonous.
How COVID-19 Affects The Brain
New research suggests severe cases of COVID-19 can injure the brain, affecting memory, thinking and mood for months after the infection is gone.
Should Black People Get Race Adjustments In Kidney Medicine?
NPR science correspondent Maria Godoy explains the debate around eliminating the race-based kidney health diagnostic tool eGFR.
CubeSat: Little Satellite, Big Deal
It's become possible to pack a sophisticated satellite into a tiny package.
Interesting and informative
A quick and informative addition to my daily learning. Light enough to be quickly digested, amusing, but also thought provoking and well researched. Worthwhile.