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How to think about monkeypox
Worried about another pandemic? Just listen to what top scientists in Europe are saying.
COVID killers and cats
What kind of UV light is best for eradicating SARS-CoV-2? What's behind the spike in alcohol-related deaths in the United States? And if cats can remember names — how would you prove it?
Inside the Dutch machine that can read people's minds
By scanning someone's brain, it really is possible to know what they're seeing — with uncanny accuracy. The implications are... pretty big.
Weekly roundup — There's something in the air
The stuff you breathe out can tell an enormous amount about your health — and intentions.
Your breath smells like ... sexual arousal?
Yes, you really can tell if someone's turned on just by measuring the air they exhale. Can we sense it, too?
You can measure (indirectly) how much COVID is in a room
For about 20 euros, you can buy yourself a device that'll put a number on how much COVID (and other nasty stuff) is likely floating in the air.
Better & Better
The entire DW catalog is new to me this year and can't get enough. A great way to stay informed while avoiding the senseless and devisive rhetortic that is at every turn in the U.S. right now. Keep on keepin on.
Great Show has a whole new level
I love Spectrum because of the myriad of subjects touched upon, always interesting and relevant, always engaging. And now with Cyrus Farivar as the new host, it's better than ever. I have listened to his work for many years on The World and CBC and have always enjoyed his inquisitive style and friendly voice.
What indulgence! They get paid for doing this? They need to improve the content. The interview of the coworker whose husband got bitten by piranhas are not scientific. They also included the shower singing in the gym. Is it relevant? Pure indulgence of the hosts. I listened to a few episodes but just cannot carry on anymore.