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January 19, 2018 Soil Bacteria Atlas - A global atlas of soil bacteria could help with soil management efforts around the world.
January 18, 2018 Living Cells - You probably have heard that hair is made up of dead cells. But are living cells really "alive"?
January 17, 2018 Wisdom Teeth - Why do we get wisdom teeth if they often don’t even fit in our jaws?
January 16, 2018 Cleaner Air - Declining organic aerosols are good for human health.
January 15, 2018 Bacterial Sonar - Using ultrasound to see deep within with the mammalian gut with genetically engineered bacteria.
January 12, 2018 Ringing Ear Relief - A new therapy could provide relief for people with severe tinnitus, or ringing in the ears.
January 11, 2018 Seismic Array - An array of seismographs provides an unprecedented look at the earth beneath the United States.
January 10, 2018 Robot Muscles - Engineers create animal-inspired muscles for robots.
January 9, 2018 Anti-Poaching Rhino DNA - Matching poached rhino horns to the scene of the crime using DNA to nab wildlife traffickers.
January 8, 2018 Bonobo Bad Guys - One of our closest relatives, the bonobos, may have very different attitudes toward altruistic behavior in others.
January 5, 2018 Caffeine Withdrawal Headaches - A listener asks: Why do I get a headache if I go without coffee?
January 4, 2018 Viral Infection Detection - A new test for viral infections promises cheaper and faster results.
January 3, 2018 Halitosis Gene - Researchers sniff out a halitosis gene.
January 2, 2018 Robotic Dancing Birds - Robotic birds help reveal which aspects of a pair’s coordinated song and dance are most important to an avian audience.
January 1, 2018 Alaskan Power Microgrids - Alaska leads the way to a more independent and renewable energy supply.
December 29, 2017 Plants of the Americas - A comprehensive inventory maps the plants of the Americas.
December 28, 2017 Deafness Gene Therapy - Targeted gene therapy may lead to a treatment for progressive deafness.
December 27, 2017 No Bite Mosquitoes - Understanding the genes behind mosquitoes’ biting behavior.
December 26, 2017 Robot Movement - Learning about how the human body moves from anatomically accurate humanoid robots.
December 25, 2017 Hibernation Adaptation - Some rodents have an impaired ability to sense the cold, allowing them to hibernate in winter.
December 22, 2017 Holiday Pet Threats - The holidays may pose a surprising danger for your pet.
December 21, 2017 College Racial Health Gap - A college education can leave some students with a health debt.
December 20, 2017 Drone Forensics - Using drones to prosecute decades-old war crimes in Guatemala.
December 19, 2017 Yogurt Fuel - The byproducts of Greek yogurt could be turned into jet fuel.
December 18, 2017 Right Ear Advantage - The right ear listens and comprehends slightly better than the left.
December 14, 2017 Pollution and Teen Behavior - Fine soot particles may contribute to juvenile delinquency.
December 13, 2017 Dolphin Click Algorithms - Machine learning algorithms like those used by social media companies can classify dolphin echolocation clicks.
December 12, 2017 Pterosaur Eggs - A new fossil find in China sheds light on how pterosaurs reproduced.
December 11, 2017 No Cut Gene Editing - A new form of gene therapy could correct genetic disorders with less risk.
December 8, 2017 Narwhal Great Escape - These mysterious single-tusked denizens of the Arctic have a paradoxical response to danger.
December 6, 2017 Space Music - Turning the Voyager spacecraft particle detector into a musical instrument.
December 5, 2017 Nano-Distilling Seawater - Turning saltwater to drinking water with sunlight.
December 4, 2017 Nucleic Acid Dipstick - Scientists develop a device that can purify genetic material from any organism right in the field.
December 1, 2017 Snow White - A listener asks: What makes snow white?
November 30, 2017 Vision Video Games - Could action video games help older people’s vision?
November 29, 2017 Greener Diapers - A cornstarch based absorbent could lead to greener diapers.
November 28, 2017 3D Printed Rocket Engines - Engineers are using 3D printers to build rocket engines.
November 27, 2017 JunoCam Imagery - Amateur scientists and artists process the latest images of Jupiter.
November 24, 2017 Home Lab Test - A portable device lets pregnant women perform some lab tests at home, and analyze the results with a cell phone.
November 23, 2017 Fertilizer Blocker - A soil additive keeps fertilizer on the farm and out of waterways.
November 22, 2017 Orangutan Curiosity - Orangutans living in captivity are much more curious than their wild counterparts.
November 21, 2017 Body Clock Healing - Time of day, along with our internal body clock, could affect how fast our wounds heal.
November 20, 2017 Non-Killer Bees - Africanized “killer” honeybees in Central and South America are known for their bellicose nature. But not in Puerto Rico.
November 17, 2017 Universal Gravity Reduction - Is the expanding Universe weakening our gravity?
November 16, 2017 Linguistic Blood Test - Our word choice may reveal our stress level and even blood chemistry.
November 15, 2017 Sheep Face Recognition - Sheep can recognize human faces.
November 14, 2017 Human Size Evolution - Our ancestors and their extinct relatives grew in height and weight at different times.
November 13, 2017 Impact of Small Media - Small media has an out-sized influence on public discourse.
November 10, 2017 Car Noise App - Mobile phones may soon be able to listen for car trouble.