Episodes

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Broadcast Date Episode Title Episode # Release #
May 7, 2021 Copper Bracelet for RA 755 174
Apr 30, 2021 Death of a President 754 173
Apr 23, 2021 Genes from Neanderthals 753 173
Apr 16, 2021 The Long-Term Effects of COVID-19 Infection 752 173
Apr 9, 2021 The Bionic Eye 751 173
Apr 2, 2021 They Eat Viruses 750 173
Mar 26, 2021 e-Cigs Are Not Safe 749 172
Mar 19, 2021 Vaccine Disinformation 748 172
Mar 12, 2021 Detecting Extraterrestrial Life Using Small Tools 747 172
Mar 5, 2021 Losing Weight by Gene Editing Your Fat Cells 746 172
Feb 26, 2021 Engineering Mosquitos to Prevent Disease 745 171
Feb 19, 2021 We Are Wired For Sugar 744 171
Feb 12, 2021 The Chemist Who Helped Cure Leprosy 743 171
Feb 5, 2021 Is Your Hair Worth the Risk? 742 171
Jan 29, 2021 Stopping Cancer in Its Tracks 741 170
Jan 22, 2021 An Apple A Day Keeps Dementia Away 740 170
Jan 15, 2021 The Bacteria Behind BO 739 170
Jan 8, 2021 Bomb-Sniffing Cyborg Locusts 738 170
Jan 1, 2021 A Styrofoam-Eating Bug 737 170
Dec 25, 2020 Nobel 2020 736 169
Dec 18, 2020 Detecting COVID Community Spread 735 169
Dec 11, 2020 Another Reason to Like the Mediterranean Diet 734 169
Dec 3, 2020 Development and the Risk of Pandemics 733 169
Nov 27, 2020 Brainwave Translation 732 168
Nov 20, 2020 Read History in a Glacier 731 168
Nov 13, 2020 Wash Out That Gray Hair 730 168
Nov 6, 2020 An Artist's Genetic Disease 729 168
Oct 30, 2020 Gene Editing for Sickle Cell 728 167
Oct 23, 2020 What Do Llamas and Nurse Sharks Have in Common? 727 167
Oct 15, 2020 The Origins of the ICU 726 167
Oct 9, 2020 Patching the Heart 725 167
Oct 2, 2020 Medical Microbots 724 167
Sep 25, 2020 New England Vampires 723 166
Sep 18, 2020 Could Alcoholism Be Controlled with a Switch 722 166
Sep 11, 2020 Bacteria's Role in Colorectal Cancer 721 166
Sep 4, 2020 A Viral Cause of Parkinson's 720 166
Aug 28, 2020 How Do You Hear Your Favorite Song 719 165
Aug 21, 2020 Magic Mushroom Resurgence 718 165
Aug 14, 2020 Smokers Take Warning 717 165
Aug 7, 2020 Yes, It Came From Bats 716 165
Jul 31, 2020 The Hearing of the Blind 715 164
Jul 24, 2020 It's 98.6 Right? 714 164
Jul 17, 2020 Schizophrenia Genes in Africa 713 164
Jul 10, 2020 David's Surprise 712 164
Jul 3, 2020 Stress is Making Me Grey 711 164
Jun 26, 2020 A Small (Micro) Advance to Combat Stroke 709 163
Jun 19, 2020 Royal Inbreeding and the Hapsburg Jaw 708 163
Jun 12, 2020 It Is Better to Forget 707 163
Jun 5, 2020 Cheap, Quick and Accurate Cancer Detection 706 163
May 29, 2020 More Space Problems 704 162
May 22, 2020 My Bugs Ate My Drug 705 162
May 15, 2020 Why Bats 703 162
May 8, 2020 What Inspired the Iditarod 702 162