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Welcome to DNews, an exciting venture into the awesome world of science brought to you by Discovery. Hosts Trace Dominguez, Julia Wilde, Julian Huguet, Crystal Dilworth, and Amy Shira Teitel don't just tell you what you should know, they give you the lowdown on everything from robotic arms to glow-in-the-dark plants, in order to help you comprehend the science of our everyday lives. For more science news, visit DiscoveryNews.com.

Episodes

How Did The Deepest Part Of The Ocean Get So Polluted?  

Turns out, the bottom of the ocean is very, very polluted, more polluted than some of the most polluted regions on the surface of the globe.

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New Discovery About The Moon's Age Could Rewrite History  

A new test of moon rocks from the Apollo 14 mission suggest that the moon may be way older than we previously thought.

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Your Gullible Brain And The Spread Of Fake News  

Researchers think they've figured out why some people easily believe things that aren't true.

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What Magnetizing Cockroaches Can Teach Us About Navigation  

Researchers have just discovered cockroaches can sense and interact with the Earth's magnetic field.

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Scientists' Crazy Plan To Refreeze The Arctic  

Hint: It involves 10 million sea water pumps.

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What Would You Hear If A Meteor Flew By?  

If you ever watch a falling meteor, you might hear some weird sounds.

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Shredding Bacteria With Technology From Insect Wings  

Turns out, dragonflies are helping scientists develop smarter medical devices based on the unique bacteria-killing abilities of their wings.

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This Powerful New Technology May Be The Only Way To Explore Venus  

Imagine building a robot that will land on Venus' hellish surface conditions...yikes.

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What Is Thirdhand Smoke And How Dangerous Is It?  

New research shows just being in a room where someone was smoking might be bad for your health.

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Do You Have The Right Personality For Long-Term Space Travel?  

...If not, going to space might just drive you insane.

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What You Need To Know About Organic Matter On Ceres  

This nearby dwarf planet may just have the building blocks for life!

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Everything You Need To Know About Galactic Ice Volcanoes!  

They're like volcanoes on earth, but way cooler.

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What Actually Happens To Your Body When You Donate Your Organs  

Why is it that about 95 percent of Americans support organ donation, but less than half sign up to be a donor?

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The Evolutionary Advantage Of Swallowing Food Whole  

Swallowing food whole evolved because chewing is hard work; it takes energy!

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Science Finally Says We Should Never Work 40 Hours A Week  

Researchers have found that working long hours could be putting your mental and physical health at serious risk.

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The Internet Is Overreacting About Fukushima's Radiation, Here's Why  

It has been 6 years since the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant meltdown, and new radiation readings have been released.

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How Should We Define Intelligent Life?  

We've been searching for intelligent life in the universe for decades, but have we been doing it all wrong?

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Could The Psychedelic Drug Ayahuasca Cure Depression?  

Studies show the tea's hallucinatory effects might be the answer for those struggling with mental illness.

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Could The Psychedelic Drug Ayahuasca Cure Depression?  

Studies show the tea's hallucinatory effects might be the answer for those struggling with mental illness.

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Could This New Method Store Summer Heat For Winter?  

...it might, provided you have a backyard with plenty of room for drilling.

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