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.
Why Some Countries Have Low Vaccination Rates
We've been talking a lot about COVID in the US. Now, we want to look at how things are going in some other countries and why they're struggling to get their population vaccinated.
A Vaccination Update And The CDC's Latest Guidance On Masks
Maddie Sofia talks with NPR health correspondent Allison Aubrey about the vaccination progress, how to continue vaccinating more people, and the CDC's latest mask guidance.
Burnout: The Crisis Plaguing Health Care Workers
Dr. Arghavan Salles offers us her first-person perspective on how the coronavirus pandemic is exacerbating burnout among healthcare workers — and how institutions can address it.
The Viral TikTok Explaining mRNA Vaccines With ... Forks!
We chat with Vick Krishna, the man behind that viral mRNA explainer TikTok.
Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster: 10 Years Later
In 2011 villages and towns around the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear plant in Japan were evacuated because of a series of meltdowns caused by a tsunami. Now, they're slowly reopening.
5 Ways To Cut Carbon Emissions At Home
Want to slow down climate change? Here's to get started in your own home.