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Built for enthusiastic science fans seeking comprehensive conversations on the geeky topics they love. Host Trace Dominguez breaks down big topics and digs beyond the usual scope to deliver details, developments and opinions on advanced topics in physics, biology, space exploration, psychology, and more!

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Built for enthusiastic science fans seeking comprehensive conversations on the geeky topics they love. Host Trace Dominguez breaks down big topics and digs beyond the usual scope to deliver details, developments and opinions on advanced topics in physics, biology, space exploration, psychology, and more!

    Who Decided We Needed Vitamins?

    Who Decided We Needed Vitamins?

    Take your vitamins! A phrase from our parents mouths to our ears since time immemorial. Turns out it’s been a pretty effective message because nearly half of American adults take a vitamin or mineral supplement. But why? Who decided vitamins were important? What kind of vitamins do you actually need to survive? And are they all they’re cracked up to be?
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    • 29分
    Stereotypes: The Good, the Bad, and the Truthful

    Stereotypes: The Good, the Bad, and the Truthful

    Don’t judge today’s episode by its cover. Why? Because we’re talking the science of stereotypes! Where do stereotypes come from? Why do they exist? And why are they so hard for humans to let go of? We’ve got all that and more.
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    • 37分
    The Violent History and Cyber Future of War

    The Violent History and Cyber Future of War

    This week we’re charging into the science of WAR! Are humans really prone to violence? When did war first begin on our planet? How have strategies and tactics changed since then? We’ll answer all that and more, in this episode about war.
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    • 43分
    Where Do Dreams Come From?

    Where Do Dreams Come From?

    This week we’re getting dreamy! That’s right, we’re talkin’ the science of dreams, from what dreams really are, to why we have them, to if there’s a way to control them, we’ve got all the sleepy science you’ve been dreaming of.
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    • 35分
    WTF Are Algorithms Anyway?

    WTF Are Algorithms Anyway?

    In this episode we’re talking about the science of algorithms. Where they came from, what they really are, whether they’re good or EVIL, and much, much more.
    Links:
    ‘Breakthrough’ algorithm exponentially faster than any previous one
    https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/06/180628131104.htm
    How an ex-YouTube insider investigated its secret algorithm
    https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/feb/02/youtube-algorithm-election-clinton-trump-guillaume-chaslot
    Back to Basics: Algorithms
    https://www.computerworld.com/article/2551886/enterprise-applications/back-to-basics--algorithms.html
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    • 32分
    Why Do We Drink Alcohol?

    Why Do We Drink Alcohol?

    The origin of human alcohol consumption is a widely debated topic among many scientists and it is an interesting topic at that. What we really want to know though is, are there actual health benefits from drinking alcohol today?
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    • 43分

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