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This week on the show: Send in the bots! - Right now, hundreds of power plants around the world are splitting atoms. But when a reactor malfunc...

  • Added: Jul 10, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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On this week's show: Buzzing and flapping - It's all about bugs and birds. Is it end times for entomology, the study of insects? Can high-freque...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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Until the mid-1990s, the Redwood Industry dominated much of North Coast economy. In the mid-1990s, due to a number of circumstances particularly in...

  • Added: Jun 25, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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This week on the show: Goodnight, stars - A viral video from the Netherlands shows how satellite constellations may end up ruining the night s...

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  • Added: Jun 12, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Just imagine it - A new study shows you can "imagine" your way toward liking a place more than you do right now, how t...

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  • Added: Jun 05, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: But I've only had 5 beers! - It's "Action Week Alcohol" in Germany, so join us in-studio as we take "Das Quiz." Also, w...

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  • Added: May 29, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: You sound emotional - We human beings make a lot of strange sounds with our mouths, and if you listen carefully, a lo...

  • Added: May 22, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: Does AI know my child better than I? An alarming amount of children suffer from depression and anxiety. One principle reas...

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  • Added: May 15, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Kaboom - Like destroying things? We all do. So much so that scientists in even Europe are planning a 100-kilometer meg...

  • Added: May 08, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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It's the real MVP of simplifying user interfaces in some programming languages these days. This is Episode 77 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an in...

  • Added: May 01, 2019
  • Length: 05:13
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This week on the show: Only you can prevent cancer - You'll read some pretty nasty news in the coming decade about cancer swallowing a record ...

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  • Added: May 01, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: We look into the evolutionary origins of working out. And all the while, we speak to beefcake body builders, sports nutriti...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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On this week’s show, it’s all about bugs and birds. Is it end times for entomology, the study of insects? Can high-frequency, loud electronic music...

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  • Added: Apr 10, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Sometimes it gets dark before it gets light - Want to feel joy? Listen to death metal, says a surprising new study. Also o...

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: New Peers Review on satellites, Mars and our solar system - Peer reviewed? We demand more. In this wild new pilot epi...

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  • Added: Feb 22, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The week on the show: Only you can prevent cancer - You'll read some pretty nasty news in the coming decade about cancer swallowing a record numb...

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  • Added: Feb 12, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: It hurts to let your football team down - How can professional athletes who cause their team to lose by their blunders be ...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: Meat's delicious — but bad for our planet. The solution? Grow it in a lab. We also enter a German hospital to show you how ...

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  • Added: Jan 10, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Homo instagrammus - Who on earth would pay 29 euros to take photos in front of blindingly pink backdrops? Instagrammer...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: Remember December? - It may just be the "Most wonderful time of the year," but Christmas shopping can act like cocaine on ...

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  • Added: Nov 28, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Your breath smells like emotional tension - Follow us into a darkened German cinema to talk about how the stuff we breathe...

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  • Added: Nov 14, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Half of young British people say they're bisexually inclined, how to become a Jedi warrior right here on planet Earth, and ...

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  • Added: Nov 07, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Spectrum: The dogged, interminable struggle with diabetes - This week on the show, DW reports from a special conference in Bochum, where experts ...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: Tapping into the science of Oktoberfest!!! Just why DO so many people go to Oktoberfest? And how does nearly 8 million l...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: How do you "graduate" astronaut school? We ask Europe's newest astronaut. Also, the strange story of a roaring Himalayan flo...

  • Added: Oct 10, 2018
  • Length: 30:00