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Short Wave

By NPR

New discoveries, everyday mysteries, and the science behind the headlines — all in about 10 minutes, every weekday. It's science for everyone, using a lot of creativity and a little humor. Join host Maddie Sofia for science on a different wavelength.

  1. 1.
    Invasive Species: We Asked, You Answered12/12/2019
    12:08
  2. 2.
    The Congolese Doctor Who Discovered Ebola12/11/2019
    13:19
  3. 3.
    Aluminum's Journey From Precious Metal To Beer Can12/10/2019
    12:13
  4. 4.
    Getting Closer To The Sun Than Ever Before12/9/2019
    9:46
  5. 5.
    If You Give An Orangutan A Kazoo...12/6/2019
    12:00
  6. 6.
    Is CBD Safe? The FDA Can't Say 12/5/2019
    11:14
  7. 7.
    The Evolution Of HIV Treatment12/4/2019
    12:20
  8. 8.
    An Interstellar Wanderer Is Coming Our Way12/3/2019
    10:55
  1. 9.
    Does Your Dog REALLY Love You?12/2/2019
    11:02
  2. 10.
    The Science Of Smell And Memory11/29/2019
    11:02
  3. 11.
    Happy Thanksgiving!11/28/2019
    1:40
  4. 12.
    One Small Step For Cookie Baking11/27/2019
    10:53
  5. 13.
    The Nightmare Of Sleep Paralysis11/26/2019
    11:11
  6. 14.
    Uganda's Solution For Treating Extreme Pain11/25/2019
    10:33
  7. 15.
    The CDC, Its 'F-Word' (Firearms) & Suicide Prevention11/22/2019
    9:59
  8. 16.
    Solving The Sleep & Alzheimer's Puzzle11/21/2019
    8:20
  9. 17.
    That Revolutionary Gene-Editing Experiment? So Far So Good.11/20/2019
    12:40
  10. 18.
    Saving Water One Flush At A Time11/19/2019
    10:17
  11. 19.
    Bye Bye, Bei Bei: Giant Panda Heads to China11/18/2019
    10:30
  12. 20.
    An Eyewitness to Extinction 11/15/2019
    9:03
  13. 21.
    You Asked About The Flu11/14/2019
    11:15
  14. 22.
    SpaceX's Satellite Swarm: Could It Hurt Astronomy?11/13/2019
    12:13
  15. 23.
    Most U.S. Dairy Cows Come From 2 Bulls. That's Not Good.11/12/2019
    9:49
  16. 24.
    Can Global Shipping Go Zero Carbon?11/11/2019
    11:12
  17. 25.
    The Mind-Bending Ascent Of Helium — And Why It's Running Low11/8/2019
    13:04
  18. 26.
    Life After Whale Death11/7/2019
    9:30
  19. 27.
    Fighting An Insect Invasion With... An Insect Invasion 11/6/2019
    9:56
  20. 28.
    The U.S. Wants Out Of The Paris Agreement11/5/2019
    9:19
  21. 29.
    A Revolutionary Experiment To Edit Human Genes 11/4/2019
    12:32
  22. 30.
    When A Listener Calls... 11/1/2019
    10:25
  23. 31.
    The Zombies That Walk Among Us10/31/2019
    9:42
  24. 32.
    Crows Don't Forget10/30/2019
    9:25
  25. 33.
    Wildfire Season Is Here To Stay10/29/2019
    9:25
  26. 34.
    Meet Two MacArthur 'Genius Grant' Scientists10/28/2019
    10:44
  27. 35.
    Seen Any Nazi Uranium? These Researchers Want To Know10/25/2019
    13:18
  28. 36.
    Adversarial AI10/24/2019
    9:47
  29. 37.
    Logging 'The Lungs' of North America10/23/2019
    10:20
  30. 38.
    Finally, An All-Female Spacewalk10/22/2019
    12:15
  31. 39.
    Randall Munroe's Absurd Science For Real-World Problems10/21/2019
    9:35
  32. 40.
    Exploring The Rainforest With 'TreeTop Barbie'10/18/2019
    13:02
  33. 41.
    The Squishy Science Behind ASMR10/17/2019
    10:41
  34. 42.
    What We Know (And Don't) About The Dangers Of Vaping 10/16/2019
    9:43
  35. 43.
    Kicking The Habit With 'Shrooms10/15/2019
    10:06
  36. 44.
    Introducing Short Wave10/6/2019
    1:59

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