Science Diction

Science Diction is a podcast about words and the science stories behind them.

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Each episode of Science Diction takes a word or phrase, and with the help of historians, authors, etymologists, and scientists, serves up language with a side of science.

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American Chestnut: Resurrecting A Forest Giant

The American Chestnut towered in forests, then disappeared. Now, it’s staging a comeback.

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Jargon: We Love To Hate It

Most people despise it. So why do we use it? And is all jargon bad?

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