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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.

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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.

    Is This Love? Or Am I Gonna Fight A Lion.

    Is This Love? Or Am I Gonna Fight A Lion.

    We talk with Adam Cole about his bop "A Neuroscience Love Song," which breaks down what happens in the body as a person falls in love.

    • 11 min
    The Weedkiller That Went Rogue

    The Weedkiller That Went Rogue

    A peach farmer is suing two big companies, Monsanto (now owned by Bayer) and BASF, for damaging his trees. The trial is underway and could have a big impact on how we farm.

    • 12 min
    Does Your Cat Really Hate You?

    Does Your Cat Really Hate You?

    We look at the evidence with cat researcher, Kristyn Vitale of Oregon State University. It's the latest installment of our series, "Animal Slander."

    • 12 min
    A Tiny Satellite Revolution Is Afoot In Space

    A Tiny Satellite Revolution Is Afoot In Space

    Meet the CubeSat: a miniaturized satellite that's been growing in sophistication. Over 1,000 CubSats have been launched for research and space exploration.

    • 10 min
    There's A Plan To Drive Down Global Insulin Prices. Will It Work?

    There's A Plan To Drive Down Global Insulin Prices. Will It Work?

    Diabetes is a growing global problem, and insulin prices are skyrocketing. The World Health Organization wants to do something about tit.

    • 11 min
    A Coronavirus Listener Q&A Episode

    A Coronavirus Listener Q&A Episode

    How does the coronavirus spread? Does wearing a face mask help? Why is the virus getting so much media coverage? We answer your coronavirus-related questions.

    • 11 min

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