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    Hr1: News Roundup, Gravitational Waves, GM Mosquitoes

    For the first time, scientists have directly detected gravitational waves, €”the last unproven part of Einstein'€™s theory of general relativity. Plus... Read more

    February 12, 2016 | 47 min

    Hr2: Zero-G Music Video, Book Club, Bouba-Kiki Effect

    After three weeks of reading, the SciFri Book Club is back to discuss the autobiography On the Move, by Oliver Sacks. Plus, how the band OK Go choreog... Read more

    February 12, 2016 | 46 min

    Hr1: News Roundup, War On Cancer, Polling

    When President Nixon signed the National Cancer Act of 1971, he waged the War on Cancer. Forty-five years and over $100 billion later, are we winning?... Read more

    February 5, 2016 | 48 min

    Hr2: Gene Editing, Mind-Body Medicine, C-Section Microbiome

    Jo Marchant shares the results of her deep dive into the evidence --and against-- mind-body medicine, from placebo effects to hypnosis and meditation.... Read more

    February 5, 2016 | 48 min

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