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Each week, Charlie and James read the research papers behind headline science news and give you the details you can't get in the stories.

Each week, Charlie and James read the research papers behind headline science news and give you the details you can't get in the stories.
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United States

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Each week, Charlie and James read the research papers behind headline science news and give you the details you can't get in the stories.

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English


Episodes

Can goats read your face?

9/20/2018
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Next time you meet a goat, make sure you put your best face on...but be careful which side you're standing on. Find out why when Charlie unravels a new paper that changes the way we look at goats. Read the paper here. Reach out to us: * Email * Twitter * Website

Duration:00:49:04

Pollution is damaging your cognition

9/13/2018
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Nobody likes pollution, but did you know it could actually harm your brain? James looks at a study on pollution in Chinese cities that will make you want to move to the suburbs. Read the paper here, and supplementary papers here and here (PDF). Reach out to us: * Email * Twitter * Website

Duration:00:23:15

Saturn is whistling to Enceladus

9/6/2018
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Want to know what a plasma wave from outer space sounds like? Well, it's kind of like whistling (or aliens, according to Nikola Tesla). Charlie brings in new research from NASA that you have to hear to believe. Read the paper here. Also, huge thanks to Dammit Eugene for the Paper Boys theme song! Check out his other work here. Reach out to us: * Email * Twitter * Website

Duration:00:26:14

How to find water on Mars

8/30/2018
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When it comes to the search for life on other planets, scientists like to "follow the water." But finding water in the solar system is its own challenge. James brings in a study that could be a major breakthrough in the search on Mars. Read the paper here. Reach out to us: * Email * Twitter * Website

Duration:00:45:09

How do spiders fly?

8/30/2018
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Do you know how spiders fly? (Who even knew spiders could fly?) Charlie brings in new research that turns two centuries of conventional wisdom on its head. Read the paper here. Reach out to us: * Email * Twitter * Website

Duration:01:20:42