Episodes

Episode 811 -  The New Toy for Scientists  

August 17, 2017 - A new spin on a popular toy could have scientific implications.

Episode 810 - Why ‘winging it’ is Tough for Cicadas  

August 16, 2017 - Why cicadas have a hard time ‘winging it’.

Episode 809 -  A Sound way to get Rechargeable Energy  

August 14, 2017 -  Ambient energy could reduce our dependence on batteries.

Episode 808 -  Why Do Onions Make Us Cry?  

August 10, 2017 - Researchers shed no tears in effort to find out why onions make us cry.

Episode 807 - No More Sensitive Teeth  

August 09, 2017 - New materials could put an end to sensitive teeth.

Episode 806 -  New Notions about E-cigarettes  

August 07, 2017 -  Scientists evaporate notions about e-cigarettes.

Episode 805 -  Making Hair Fragrances Last Longer  

August 03, 2017 - Scientists seek to make hair shampoo fragrances last longer.

Episode 804 - A New Way to Diagnose Prenatal Conditions  

August 02, 2017 - Microchips could eventually help diagnose prenatal conditions.

Episode 803 -  PCBs Levels in Air Raises School Concerns  

July 31, 2017 - Study finds ‘concerning’ levels of PCBs in indoor school air.

Episode 802 -  Cerulean Blue, the 'New' Color of Wine  

July 27, 2017 -  Blue booze gets a boost.

Episode 801 - New Evidence in House Dust and Fat Cells  

July 26, 2017 -  New evidence suggests house dust could promote growth of fat cells.

Episode 800 -  Limitless Power for Toys of the Future  

July 24, 2017 -  Scientists close in on a way to power Smart toys without batteries.

Episode 799 -  Van Gogh's Blackest Black  

July 20, 2017 -  A new contender takes on the challenge making the blackest black paint pigment.

Episode 798 - Weeding out Stinky Wines  

July 19, 2017 -  New odor-detecting device weeds out stinky wines.

Episode 797 -  Improved bomb-sniffing dogs  

July 17, 2017 -  New training technique could improve performance of bomb-sniffing dogs.

Episode 796 -  Fighting Back Against Cancer  

July 13, 2017 - Scientists find new way to break cancer’s defenses.

Episode 795 - Stopping the Next Flu Pandemic from Happening  

July 12, 2017 - New rapid diagnostic test could help prevent next flu pandemic.

Episode 794 -  A Colorful Revolution Sparked by the Beetles  

July 10, 2017 - Beetles inspire the development of minuscule color-shifting particles.

Episode 793 -  Spending Summer Camp with Bacon lovers  

June 29, 2017 - Bacon lovers go hog wild at unusual summer camp.

Episode 792 - New Food Menu for Polar Bears  

June 28, 2017 - Climate change is altering polar bear diets.

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