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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.

    How The Coronavirus Could Hurt Our Ability To Fight Wildfires

    How The Coronavirus Could Hurt Our Ability To Fight Wildfires

    This upcoming fire season could be a tough one for states like California, which had an especially dry winter. Now the spread of the coronavirus is complicating efforts to prepare.

    • 10 min
    Honeybees Need Your Help, Honey

    Honeybees Need Your Help, Honey

    A deadly triangle of factors is killing off U.S. honeybees. Entomologist Sammy Ramsey tells host Maddie Sofia what's going on, and how to help.

    • 11 min
    Is This Real? Loss of Smell And The Coronavirus

    Is This Real? Loss of Smell And The Coronavirus

    There isn't scientific evidence that loss of smell is a symptom of COVID-19, but the American Academy of Otolaryngology is gathering information to find out more.

    • 11 min
    Seen Any Nazi Uranium? Researchers Want To Know

    Seen Any Nazi Uranium? Researchers Want To Know

    Nazi Germany tried to build a nuclear reactor. How evidence of that effort was almost lost to history.

    • 14 min
    Lessons In Being Alone, From A Woodland Snail

    Lessons In Being Alone, From A Woodland Snail

    Bedridden with illness, Maine writer Elisabeth Tova Bailey found an unlikely companion — a solitary snail a friend brought her from the woods.

    • 13 min
    No, The Coronavirus Isn't Another Flu

    No, The Coronavirus Isn't Another Flu

    The coronavirus appears to be deadlier and more transmissible. What science tells us about how influenza and the coronavirus are alike — and different.

    • 13 min

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