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47:30 | Mar 16th, 2018

Theoretical physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking died this week at the age of 76. Hawking challenged and inspired a generation of physicists, and we remember his life and legacy.  Plus, blockchai...Show More
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47:29 | Jan 27th, 2018

What we are learning about how to convince people that vaccines are safe and necessary. Plus, flu infection boosts the risk of heart attack six fold. An infectious disease physician explains why—and h...Show More
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46:48 | Jan 6th, 2018

Everyday it seems there are more ways to get hacked. We will catch you up on the latest security tricks. Plus, we kick off our first book club of the new year: Frankenstein.
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47:37 | Nov 24th, 2017

The 2017 Ig Nobel Prizes saluted the strange and silly in scientific studies.
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46:38 | Sep 29th, 2017

In Puerto Rico, how will rescue efforts progress on a flooded island? Plus, we break down what would actually happen during a nuclear war.
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