By Science Friday and WNYC Studios
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A podcast about the left turns, missteps, and lucky breaks that make science happen.
||CleanMouse’s Vineyard||Martha’s Vineyard has a Lyme disease problem. Now a scientist is coming to town with a possible fix: genetically engineered mice.||6/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKurt Vonnegut and the Rainmakers||In the mid 1940s, no one would publish Kurt Vonnegut’s stories. But when he gets hired as a press writer at General Electric, the company’s fantastical science inspires some of his most iconic--and best-selling--novels.||6/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Wastebook||After a senator calls her research a waste of taxpayer dollars, biologist Sheila Patek heads to Capitol Hill to prove what her science is worth.||6/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSix Degrees||Are you just six handshakes away from every other person on Earth? Two mathematicians set out to prove we’re all connected.||6/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSick and Tired||When researchers publish a new study on chronic fatigue syndrome, a group of patients cry foul—and decide to investigate for themselves.||5/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBorn This Gay||At the turn of the 20th century, a German doctor sets out to prove that homosexuality is rooted in biology—but his research has consequences he never intended.||5/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Meteorite Hunter||Deep in Antarctica, a rookie meteorite hunter helps collect a mystery rock. Could it be a little piece of Mars?||5/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBoss Hua and the Black Box||A team of social scientists stumbles onto a cache of censored Chinese social media posts—and decides to find out what the Chinese government wants wiped from the internet.||5/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHi! We are Undiscovered.||We're a podcast about the left turns, false starts, and lucky breaks that move science forward.||5/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
So excited about this podcast!
Can't wait to hera episodes. So happy that two women will be talking about science.
Can't wait for the next episodes - this is exactly what I was looking for
Awesome first episode, excited for more!
Really great first episode. Really well told story of how science really happens: often by happy accidents and following curiosity. Looking forward to hearing more of the stories teased in the preview!