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The award-winning Curiosity Daily podcast from CuriosityDaily.com will help you get smarter about the world around you. In less than 10 minutes, you’ll get a unique mix of research-based life hacks, the latest science and technology news, and more. Nate Bonham and Calli Gade will help you learn about your mind and body, outer space and the depths of the sea, and how history shaped the world into what it is today. Head to discovery+ to stream even more science content, from Animal Planet to Science Channel. Go to discoveryplus.com/curiosity to start your 7-day free trial today. Terms Apply.

The award-winning Curiosity Daily podcast from CuriosityDaily.com will help you get smarter about the world around you. In less than 10 minutes, you’ll get a unique mix of research-based life hacks, the latest science and technology news, and more. Nate Bonham and Calli Gade will help you learn about your mind and body, outer space and the depths of the sea, and how history shaped the world into what it is today. Head to discovery+ to stream even more science content, from Animal Planet to Science Channel. Go to discoveryplus.com/curiosity to start your 7-day free trial today. Terms Apply.

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Chicago, IL

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The award-winning Curiosity Daily podcast from CuriosityDaily.com will help you get smarter about the world around you. In less than 10 minutes, you’ll get a unique mix of research-based life hacks, the latest science and technology news, and more. Nate Bonham and Calli Gade will help you learn about your mind and body, outer space and the depths of the sea, and how history shaped the world into what it is today. Head to discovery+ to stream even more science content, from Animal Planet to Science Channel. Go to discoveryplus.com/curiosity to start your 7-day free trial today. Terms Apply.

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English

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Episodes

Undead Spiders, Dandelion Drones, Dark Energy Made Light

9/23/2022
Researchers are making small claws out of dead spiders, dandelion seeds are inspiring scientists to mimic their distribution with small sensors to be able to better track ecological information, and the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument is helping us create a 3D map of the universe. Undead...

Duration:00:11:58

Gates of Hell, Cancer Clues, Hidden Jungle Cities

9/22/2022
Today we discuss how a fiery pit in Turkmenistan has been burning for more than 50 years, new clues to the origins of cancer, and how ancient cities are hiding beneath the cover of forest canopies! Gates of...

Duration:00:13:25

Mushrooming Minds, Super Plants, Plz Call Your Friends

9/21/2022
Magic mushrooms are giving researchers hope in treating conditions like anxiety and depression, a new study may have found the key to increasing photosynthesis efficiency in plants, and research shows that we love being reached out to by old friends! Mushrooming...

Duration:00:13:18

Fry Flying, Gas Giants at Home, Entangled Atoms

9/16/2022
Today we are discussing new sustainable fuels for airplanes, creating other worldly heat at home, and a new record for quantum entanglement. Fry Flying https://www.popularmechanics.com/science/energy/a39612851/airbus-a380-flies-on-cooking-oil/ https://doi.org/10.1595/205651320X15816756012040 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2021.111502 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaap.2022.105498Gas Giants at...

Duration:00:14:05

Octopus Culture, Schizophrenia Origins, Killing Cancer

9/15/2022
Learn about octopi forming communities, clues to the origins of schizophrenia, and a new compound giving researchers hope for fighting tough to treat cancers. Octopus...

Duration:00:12:47

Glass Rain Dinosaur Pain, Snarge Science, Human Skin Cyborg

9/14/2022
A new archeological discovery might be from the day of the big asteroid strike that took down the dinosaurs, bird goo is helping us understand airplane accidents, and find out about the most human-like robot finger you’ve ever seen! Glass Rain Dinosaur...

Duration:00:14:56

Big Brain Bestfriends, Mars Exploration Fleet, Brain Unpain

9/9/2022
Discover how our brains physically reflect how social we are, a new proposal for Mars exploration vehicles, and patterns in our brain that reveal how we process pain! Social brains. https://www.newscientist.com/article/2316110-brain-regions-linked-to-empathy-bigger-in-monkeys-with-more-friends/https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.abl5794https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2011.1959https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1511085112https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1524861113Mars...

Duration:00:13:19

Asteroid-eating Fungi, Psychedelic…Maybe, Printing Organs

9/8/2022
Today, you’ll learn about mushrooms that can eat asteroids to make space soil, how our thoughts affect us as we microdose psychedelics, and efforts to 3D print organs like kidneys and lungs! Hungry mushrooms. https://www.discovermagazine.com/the-sciences/fungi-could-make-soil-from-asteroids-and-homes-on-marshttps://www.nasa.gov/directorates/spacetech/niac/2021_Phase_I/Making_Soil_for_Space_Habitats/https://www.nasa.gov/feature/ames/myco-architectureFar out...

Duration:00:12:30

Fake Paint Real Carbon, Vanishing Vikings, Sweeping Smarts

9/7/2022
Tune in to understand how new tech to find fake paintings, the mysterious reason a viking colony collapsed, and how doing chores might make kids smarter! Goodbye forgaries. https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-022-00582-whttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.forsciint.2022.111214https://doi.org/10.1140/epjp/i2014-14006-6https://www.pnas.org/doi/full/10.1073/pnas.1901540116Water: the life...

Duration:00:12:06

Super X-Ray, Seeing Future Weather, Vitamin D-ementia

9/2/2022
Discover a new x-ray giving us incredible sight into ourselves, the future of weather prediction, and a surprising potential link between dementia and vitamin D. Ultra visible insides. https://human-organ-atlas.esrf.eu/https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/11/211104100646.htmhttps://physicsworld.com/a/the-body-exposed/https://doi.org/10.1038/s41592-021-01317-xHotter summers are...

Duration:00:12:39

Neanderthal Roommates, Sea Dragons, Hidden Egyptian

9/1/2022
Hear about a new archeological site that suggests humans arrived in Europe 10,000 years earlier than previously thought, what a giant fossil could teach us about the fearsome sea dragon, and a massive archeological find in Egypt! European humans. https://www.sciencenews.org/article/homo-sapiens-humans-europe-migration-earlier-france-rock-shelterhttps://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.abj9496https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-019-1376-zDragons of the...

Duration:00:13:19

Skin Print, Testing Birth Control, Race To Bring Mars Home

8/31/2022
You’re going to learn about efforts to print astronaut skin in space with their own blood, the mystifying side effects of birth control, and the race to bring soil samples back from Mars! Blood skin. https://scitechdaily.com/3d-bioprinting-artificial-bone-for-emergency-medicine-in-space/https://www.esa.int/Enabling_Support/Space_Engineering_Technology/Upside-down_3D-printed_skin_and_bone_for_humans_to_Marshttps://dx.doi.org/10.21037%2Fjtd.2018.03.19https://doi.org/10.1038/nbt.2958Birth...

Duration:00:13:38

Hot Testes, Blasting Diabetes, Robo Fish Cleans Ocean

8/26/2022
Come along with us to figure out how heating up testicles could be an effective male contraceptive, how ultrasounds might help us cure Type 2 diabetes, and how a robotic fish might soon clean our oceans. Heating up testes isn’t what you think. https://www.inverse.com/mind-body/heating-up-testicleshttps://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acs.nanolett.1c02181Type 2 diabetes potential...

Duration:00:14:34

Space Slingshot, Ancient Modern Pants, Lifesaving Silence

8/25/2022
Hear about a slingshot launching payloads into space, the impressively modern looking world’s oldest pants, and how moth wings are able to absorb sound to avoid detection from bats. A different kind of slingshot. https://gizmodo.com/nasa-will-test-gigantic-centrifuge-for-hurling-objects-1848784359https://www.cnet.com/science/space/nasa-to-test-spinlaunch-a-giant-slingshot-for-launching-satellites-into-space/Very very old...

Duration:00:14:40

Nano Cancer Fight, Memory Structure, Coffee Buzz Days

8/24/2022
You’re going to learn about how our body’s pH is helping us fight cancer, how memories aren’t stored where we thought they were, and how drinking coffee could have you spending a lot more at the store. Ph power. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7466692/https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-19651-7https://www.statnews.com/2022/04/10/lighting-up-cancer-cells-with-ph-activated-nanoparticles/https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/understanding/statisticsMemory...

Duration:00:14:27

Making Dragon Fire, Dating Ghosts, Blazing Fast Covid Tests

8/19/2022
Tune in to learn about how fire-breathing creatures are possible, what makes a bad breaker-upper, and new blazing fast, cheap, and accurate COVID tests. Dragons could be real. https://www.sciencefocus.com/nature/house-of-dragon-fire-breathing/https://www.thoughtco.com/the-science-behind-flying-and-fire-breathing-dragons-4163130#:~:text=After%20all%2C%20a%20flying%2C%20fire,found%20in%20the%20wild%20todayBreak up with someone the right...

Duration:00:14:49

Rice TV Screen, Satellite Warfare, Unraveled DNA

8/18/2022
Do you want to know about a new environmentally friendly way to make TV Screens, what future space warfare might look like, and how we have finally completely unraveled the human genome? Rice is more than food. It’s TV. https://www.hiroshima-u.ac.jp/en/news/70366https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acssuschemeng.1c04985#https://insights.samsung.com/2021/12/29/what-is-quantum-dot-display-technology/https://physicstoday.scitation.org/do/10.1063/pt.5.7339/full/Space...

Duration:00:15:01

AI vs. Parkinson’s, Dark Sun Power, Death Proof Jellyfish

8/17/2022
Ever wonder about the artificial intelligence helping us find and fight Parkinson’s disease? What about the new methods for collecting energy from solar panels at night or how the tiny immortal jellyfish may help us massively extend our lifespans. Tune in to learn more! Robots that...

Duration:00:15:02

Poop of Youth, Robot Roaches, Chatty Fungus

8/12/2022
Learn about how we might be flushing the secret to anti-aging down the toilet, how cyborg cockroaches could save your life one day and how mushrooms may be talking to each other! The connection between poop and aging. https://scitechdaily.com/fecal-transplants-reverse-hallmarks-of-aging-in-the-gut-eyes-and-brain/https://microbiomejournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s40168-022-01243-wSearch and rescue...

Duration:00:16:17

Nostalgia Blocks Pain, Uploaded Brains, Sand vs. Nanoplastic

8/11/2022
Listen in to hear how nostalgic thoughts can be a method of physical pain relief, the recent progress made in the effort to one day upload our minds to the digital world, and how getting nanoplastic out of our drinking water could be as simple as sand! Memories can be pain free. https://www.inverse.com/mind-body/nostalgia-pain-relief-connectionhttps://www.cnn.com/2022/03/28/health/nostalgia-pain-relief-study-wellness/index.htmlDigital...

Duration:00:14:44