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November 26, 2021

Koji mold has transformed food for centuries—and it’s a perfect tool for culinary experimentation. Plus, the physics of your singing wine bottle. And, of course, we celebrate silly science with this year’s Ig Nobel awards.


Juggernaut: Indian Temple Or Unstoppable Force?

Jagannath Temple in India gave rise to the word “juggernaut.” But the ancient story of Jagannath is rather delightful.

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I, Robovie

Our podcast, Undiscovered, is back for season 2! In this episode, some psychologists probe just how far kids’ empathy for robots will go.

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