Science Magazine Podcast

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    Podcast: Recognizing the monkey in the mirror, giving people malaria parasites as a vaccine strategy, and keeping coastal waters clean with seagrass

    This week, we chat about what it means if a monkey can learn to recognize itself in a mirror, injecting people with live malaria parasites as a vaccin... Read more

    February 16, 2017 | 20 min

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    Podcast: Saving grizzlies from trains, cheap sun-powered water purification, and a deep look at science-based policymaking

    This week, we chat about why grizzly bears seem to be dying on Canadian railway tracks, slow-release fertilizers that reduce environmental damage, and... Read more

    February 9, 2017 | 24 min

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    Podcast: An 80-million-year-old dinosaur protein, sending oxygen to the moon, and competitive forecasting

    This week, we chat about how the Earth is sending oxygen to the moon, using a GPS data set to hunt for dark matter, and retrieving 80-million year old... Read more

    February 2, 2017 | 21 min

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    Podcast: Bringing back tomato flavor genes, linking pollution and dementia, and when giant otters roamed Earth

    This week, we chat about 50-kilogram otters that once stalked southern China, using baseball stats to show how jet lag puts players off their game, an... Read more

    January 26, 2017 | 29 min

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