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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, blockchain is the technology that makes possible every tran...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 how to protect yourself.
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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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47:00 | Dec 2nd, 2017

Nearly half of people living with HIV in the US live in the South. A look at the underlying causes and interventions to stop the spread of the disease. Plus, Neolithic women performed enough manual labor that they were likely stronger than modern ath...Show More
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46:53 | Dec 2nd, 2017

The internet grew for decades without 2015s net neutrality rules. So what happens if the FCC repeals them? Plus, two graduate students have developed an online calculator to estimate the effects of the House tax plan. And the Yeti may just be a colle...Show More
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