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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

Hackers Can Now Break Into Your Phone Using Music  

New research shows sound waves can manipulate the accelerometer in your phone; what implications does this have for data security?

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Why Some Old People Act Half Their Age: It's in the Brain  

Scientists are studying people over 80 whose memories are just as good as someone in their 50s. What sets these 'SuperAgers' apart?

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Meet the Man Who Strapped Himself to a Rocket, For Science  

One man's quest to test the human limits of gravity on the human body.

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Thanks to Salad, We're One Step Closer to Colonizing Space  

ISS astronauts have been farming salad greens in space, and it could be a key to prolonged space flight.

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Opioids Work Really, Really Well... But We Don't Know Why  

Painkillers are incredibly good at managing pain, but the mechanism of action isn't fully understood. What do we know about how they work?

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What Human Body Part Is Most Nutritious To Eat?  

Only some of our ancient ancestors were cannibalistic, and a new study sheds light onto why more of them didn't eat other humans.

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Black Holes And Gravitational Waves Might Help Us Find Dark Matter  

How exactly? Well, it involves a whole bunch of axions and a phenomenon called superradiance.

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It's Possible to Hack NASA Satellites... But then what?  

Satellites are just computer-controlled machines in space, and they can be hacked, but is that always a bad thing?

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How Close Are We to Space Tourism?  

Going to space on vacation might be a reality sooner than you think. But the question is, can you afford it?

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This New 'Perfect' Battery Has Experts Stumped  

The new battery boasts a solid electrolyte, an advancement that would be hailed as a monumental achievement. But is it too good to be true?

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This Is Not What Space Looks Like  

There are so many incredible images of space floating around out there, but do they depict what space really looks like? Well, kind of...

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The Worldwide Phenomenon That's Shrinking Animals  

Animals across the globe are shrinking, and scientists think climate change might be to blame.

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Have We Engineered The Perfect Apple?  

It took over 30 years to create the perfect apple. Find out how scientists designed the Honeycrisp to be the best.

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What Happens If We Give A.I. The Ability To Remember Everything?  

Hint: It gets much better at video games.

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We Can Now Grow Human Bones From Stem Cells!  

Scientists may have figured out how to grow bones in a lab, what does this mean for the future of implants?

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This Is How Your Brain Powers Your Thoughts  

Scientists have figured out how our brains process thoughts and the explanation will blow your mind.

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Will A.I. Destroy All Humans, Or Help Us Build A Better Future?  

The debate over the impact of Artificial Intelligence won't go away any time soon. So, which side are you on?

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Destroying Cancer Using Your Own Genetically Modified Cells  

Scientists are taking cancer patients' immune cells and engineering them to fight cancer. How does it work?

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Chernobyl's Massive Radiation Shield Is Preventing Nuclear Fallout  

Chernobyl's New Safe Confinement is protecting the world from another nuclear disaster.

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