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November 24, 2017

Bioacoustician Laura Kloepper uses ziplines, drones and hawks to decode the mysterious communication of bats. Plus, our annual trip to the Ig Nobel Prize ceremonies.

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November 17, 2017

Spraying sulfur into the stratosphere could slow global warming—but climate engineering isn't without risks. Plus, crows are surprisingly good at recognizing faces.

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November 10, 2017

Three female mathematicians give us a peek into their abstract and beautiful world. Plus, should large tech companies be subject to the same regulations as nations?

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October 20, 2017

Walter Isaacson discusses how Leonardo da Vinci combined the arts and sciences to create his masterworks. Plus, astronomers talk about the impact of an ancient neutron star collision.

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October 13, 2017

We talk with the today's sci-fi writers on how they create their dystopian worlds. Plus, Jane Goodall reflects on her life and A.I. researchers decode "baby talk."

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September 22, 2017

Why long dead dinosaurs have plenty to teach us about our future earth. And wildfires have scorched 8.5 million acres of land this year—a look at what’s fueling these fires.

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