Episodes
Published 05/27/22
Here's a riddle that has at least three answers: How do you predict the spread of a virus... if you're looking at earth from outer space?
Published 05/27/22
A fascinating new study has pinpointed the "most boring person of all" by looking at the jobs, hobbies and traits of people perceived as boring.
Published 05/25/22
An unusual experiment has cats staring at cat faces, while Dutch researchers go full sci-fi and "brain scan" an image out of the heads of humans and monkeys.
Published 05/22/22
Worried about another pandemic? Just listen to what top scientists in Europe are saying.
Published 05/20/22
What kind of UV light is best for eradicating SARS-CoV-2? What's behind the spike in alcohol-related deaths in the United States? And if cats can remember names — how would you prove it?
Published 05/18/22
By scanning someone's brain, it really is possible to know what they're seeing — with uncanny accuracy. The implications are... pretty big.
Published 05/17/22
The stuff you breathe out can tell an enormous amount about your health — and intentions.
Published 05/15/22
Yes, you really can tell if someone's turned on just by measuring the air they exhale. Can we sense it, too?
Published 05/13/22
For about 20 euros, you can buy yourself a device that'll put a number on how much COVID (and other nasty stuff) is likely floating in the air.
Published 05/10/22
Studies out of South Africa indicate that our natural immunity to Omicron might already be waning.
Published 05/09/22
A study out of Norway could give you the upper hand next time you're looking to get the interest of that special someone. Also, we look at an important study on endomitreosis.
Published 05/05/22
People who've already had the original omicron can also be infected by the latest mutations of the variant, B.A.4 and B.A.5.
Published 05/03/22
We know now that pigs can express their happiness (or sadness) vocally. But did you know that those emotions can be manipulated - by music? Also, have you ever heard of endometriosis? And where did 'Lyme disease' get its name?
Published 05/02/22
Ever met a dog that's anti-vax? Probably not. And that's why they can be protected from dangerous tick bites, but we can't (yet).
Published 04/30/22
An estimated 200 million women around the world suffer from an intense form of menstrual & abdominal pain called endometriosis. A new tool could improve their chances of diagnosis and treatment.
Published 04/29/22
A less healthy Gabe returns to talk long COVID, new variants & the best corona metric we still have.
Published 04/24/22
Is it fair to say a potentially dangerous new variant of the coronavirus, a 'killer variant,' is on its way?
Published 04/22/22
And if there's a path to recovering from COVID-19, he's... getting there.
Published 04/21/22
He outran it for two years. But this week, COVID caught up with Gabe.
Published 04/17/22
Want your surgeon to do better, faster work? A new study suggests The Beatles and AC/DC can help.
Published 04/16/22
It's bad enough being sick and quarantined with three young kids. It's worse when one breaks her hand.
Published 04/14/22
There are things we talk about. And things we don't. If you're into the "don't," you'd love sex research journals.
Published 04/13/22
It's important for us to know what animals are "saying." And new technology lets us do just that. Also, a select few of your emails.
Published 04/10/22
We love hearing from our listeners around the globe. Especially Mark.
Published 04/07/22