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BrainStuff
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Whether the topic is popcorn or particle physics, you can count on BrainStuff to explore -- and explain -- the everyday science in the world around us.

Latest Episodes

Were the Dyatlov Pass Hikers Murdered?

The mystery of what happened to nine hikers one wintery night has gone unsolved for 60 years. Learn what evidence has been found -- and what's still unknown -- in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

11 MIN9 h ago
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Were the Dyatlov Pass Hikers Murdered?

How Does Photosynthesis Power Life on Earth?

Plants turn sunlight into food via photosynthesis, which is pretty amazing -- and its evolution is fairly mysterious. Learn how researchers think it happened in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

7 MIN1 d ago
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How Does Photosynthesis Power Life on Earth?

Can Red Flag Laws Help Prevent Mass Shootings?

In the wake of America's many mass shootings, some states are enacting laws that allow police to confiscate citizens' firearms when a concern about violence is reported. Learn how these red flag laws work in today's episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

6 MIN2 d ago
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Can Red Flag Laws Help Prevent Mass Shootings?

How Can 3-D Printing Help Save Animals?

Prostheses for humans are already in use, so why not for other animals? Learn how veterinarians are using 3-D printed limbs, fins, beaks, bones, and shells to help injured animals in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

3 MIN2 d ago
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How Can 3-D Printing Help Save Animals?

Why Are Some Americans Cancelling Columbus Day?

Some U.S. cities and states have officially changed Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples' Day. Learn why -- and why some Americans disagree with the change -- in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

7 MIN3 d ago
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Why Are Some Americans Cancelling Columbus Day?

Does Our Solar System Contain a Primordial Black Hole?

Astronomers think there's an object in the far reaches of our solar system that's six times as massive as Earth. Learn why some think it's a planet and others propose it's a type of black hole in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

8 MIN1 w ago
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Does Our Solar System Contain a Primordial Black Hole?

How Did the Shar-Pei Get Its Wrinkles?

This dog breed is known for its distinctive wrinkles, and genetic researchers have figured out why those wrinkles occur. Learn about it (plus whether a Shar-Pei might be a good dog for you) in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

5 MIN1 w ago
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How Did the Shar-Pei Get Its Wrinkles?

Should Cities Require Green Roofs?

Planting gardens, grasses, or wildflowers on urban roofs can solve a lot of problems, but it can cause a few along the way. Learn more about green roofs in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

6 MIN1 w ago
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Should Cities Require Green Roofs?

How Did Bobcats Come Back from the Brink?

Bobcat populations weren't doing so well a few decades ago, but these resilient wild cats are on the rebound. Learn about bobcats in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

6 MIN1 w ago
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How Did Bobcats Come Back from the Brink?

What's the Best Strategy for Finding a Parking Spot?

There are a couple mathematically tested strategies for finding a parking spot that costs you the least time in terms of searching and walking to your destination. Learn what science has to say about parking in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

6 MIN1 w ago
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What's the Best Strategy for Finding a Parking Spot?

Latest Episodes

Were the Dyatlov Pass Hikers Murdered?

The mystery of what happened to nine hikers one wintery night has gone unsolved for 60 years. Learn what evidence has been found -- and what's still unknown -- in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

11 MIN9 h ago
Comments
Were the Dyatlov Pass Hikers Murdered?

How Does Photosynthesis Power Life on Earth?

Plants turn sunlight into food via photosynthesis, which is pretty amazing -- and its evolution is fairly mysterious. Learn how researchers think it happened in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

7 MIN1 d ago
Comments
How Does Photosynthesis Power Life on Earth?

Can Red Flag Laws Help Prevent Mass Shootings?

In the wake of America's many mass shootings, some states are enacting laws that allow police to confiscate citizens' firearms when a concern about violence is reported. Learn how these red flag laws work in today's episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

6 MIN2 d ago
Comments
Can Red Flag Laws Help Prevent Mass Shootings?

How Can 3-D Printing Help Save Animals?

Prostheses for humans are already in use, so why not for other animals? Learn how veterinarians are using 3-D printed limbs, fins, beaks, bones, and shells to help injured animals in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

3 MIN2 d ago
Comments
How Can 3-D Printing Help Save Animals?

Why Are Some Americans Cancelling Columbus Day?

Some U.S. cities and states have officially changed Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples' Day. Learn why -- and why some Americans disagree with the change -- in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

7 MIN3 d ago
Comments
Why Are Some Americans Cancelling Columbus Day?

Does Our Solar System Contain a Primordial Black Hole?

Astronomers think there's an object in the far reaches of our solar system that's six times as massive as Earth. Learn why some think it's a planet and others propose it's a type of black hole in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

8 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Does Our Solar System Contain a Primordial Black Hole?

How Did the Shar-Pei Get Its Wrinkles?

This dog breed is known for its distinctive wrinkles, and genetic researchers have figured out why those wrinkles occur. Learn about it (plus whether a Shar-Pei might be a good dog for you) in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

5 MIN1 w ago
Comments
How Did the Shar-Pei Get Its Wrinkles?

Should Cities Require Green Roofs?

Planting gardens, grasses, or wildflowers on urban roofs can solve a lot of problems, but it can cause a few along the way. Learn more about green roofs in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

6 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Should Cities Require Green Roofs?

How Did Bobcats Come Back from the Brink?

Bobcat populations weren't doing so well a few decades ago, but these resilient wild cats are on the rebound. Learn about bobcats in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

6 MIN1 w ago
Comments
How Did Bobcats Come Back from the Brink?

What's the Best Strategy for Finding a Parking Spot?

There are a couple mathematically tested strategies for finding a parking spot that costs you the least time in terms of searching and walking to your destination. Learn what science has to say about parking in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

6 MIN1 w ago
Comments
What's the Best Strategy for Finding a Parking Spot?