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The antidote to depressing coronavirus headlines. Stay up to date on Covid-19, while also hearing stories of progress and hope. 15 minutes, every weekday.

Latest Episodes

Fri. 05/29 - Did COVID-19 Outbreaks Actually Start Later Than We Thought?

Today we’re looking at the different ways the virus spreads and what measures can be taken to prevent spread in different contexts. A new study shows coronavirus epidemics may have started later than originally thought. Plus, the grad student who solved a problem that had stumped experts for half a century. Why Sweden celebrates Taco Friday. And a round-up of Star Wars-related media to check out this weekend.

21 MIN8 h ago
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Fri. 05/29 - Did COVID-19 Outbreaks Actually Start Later Than We Thought?

Thu. 05/28 - Can Biomarkers Tell Us How COVID-19 Affects People Differently?

Is the coronavirus more dependent on super spreaders than we thought? Research indicates possible biological markers to determine how severely an individual will react to COVID-19. And how the decline of local journalism is taking a toll on America’s small towns. Plus, will we be able to trust our memories of this time? Cannibalistic dinosaurs. And why oranges are sold in red mesh bags.

22 MIN1 d ago
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Thu. 05/28 - Can Biomarkers Tell Us How COVID-19 Affects People Differently?

Wed. 05/27 - Are Planes the Safest Way to Travel Right Now?

A third of Americans now show signs of clinical anxiety and depression. A round-up of where and how the virus spreads, including how safe you may be on planes and going into the office. Plus, the details behind the futuristic SpaceX flight suits. The woman on TikTok trying to trade a bobby pin for a house. And a soothing soundscape of narwhals.

20 MIN2 d ago
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Wed. 05/27 - Are Planes the Safest Way to Travel Right Now?

Tue. 05/26 - What We Know & Don't Know About COVID-19

Young people are getting sick with COVID-19 in very high numbers in Brazil. A rundown on what we know and don’t know at this point. And an argument against immunity passports. Plus, SpaceX’s Crew Dragon launches tomorrow. A new space tax proposal. The world’s oldest living cat celebrates his birthday. How to get free pizza if you’re a graduating senior. And Catholic priests’ new weapon to fight coronavirus.

23 MIN3 d ago
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Tue. 05/26 - What We Know & Don't Know About COVID-19

Fri. 05/22 - Is There Any Safe Way to Socialize IRL?

More on that study projecting 36,000 people could have been saved if the US had locked down sooner. How to safely socialize, if you choose to do so. Bots are spreading coronavirus conspiracy theories on Twitter. And, Pac-Man turns 40 today. The hottest new renewable resource on the moon: astronaut’s pee. The twenty-five-year-old skin care consultant fielding Elon Musk’s missed calls. And some recommended videos to watch this weekend.

19 MIN1 w ago
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Fri. 05/22 - Is There Any Safe Way to Socialize IRL?

Thu. 05/21 - CDC Updates Guidelines on Touching Surfaces

The CDC updates their guidelines on the spread of the virus via surfaces. Is it safe to go swimming? How much of an effect does population density have on the spread of the disease? Plus, throwing cold water on that “NASA discovers a parallel universe” story, some tips to improve your walking, and the most heartwarming YouTube channel to go viral in a long time.

20 MIN1 w ago
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Thu. 05/21 - CDC Updates Guidelines on Touching Surfaces

Wed. 05/20 - How A.I. Can Help Us Develop a Vaccine More Quickly

U.S. states are all reopening in some fashion this week. How AI-powered biotech can speed up the vaccine development process. And COVID-19 patients are running their own surveys to show the true effects of the disease. Plus, a livestream from Stonehenge. Chuck E. Cheese’s new front. And a British man who has turned one hundred, gotten a book deal, topped the music charts, and been knighted all in the last two months.

17 MIN1 w ago
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Wed. 05/20 - How A.I. Can Help Us Develop a Vaccine More Quickly

Tue. 05/19 - Where Tests Abound, Why Aren't People Getting Them?

Testing is expanding in the US, but people aren’t showing up. More findings on people who test positive again after recovering. And "bumper tables" for social distancing. Plus, debunking misconceptions about the 1918 flu pandemic, why we might be seeing an animation renaissance, and is Etsy the new Grubhub?

18 MIN1 w ago
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Tue. 05/19 - Where Tests Abound, Why Aren't People Getting Them?

Mon. 05/18 - Phase One of Moderna's Vaccine Trial Looks Promising

Promising results from the Moderna vaccine trials. Brazil’s cases are mounting. How much of a difference it makes when everyone wears a mask. Plus, why you might be having trouble replying to texts recently, how climate change played a role in the evolution of rice, and the hottest new sport in town: marble racing.

17 MIN1 w ago
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Mon. 05/18 - Phase One of Moderna's Vaccine Trial Looks Promising

Fri. 05/15 - Have Birds Gotten Louder During Lockdown?

How far can respiratory droplets fall when we speak? What would a public health plan targeted towards the elderly look like? Some advice on combatting COVID-19 symptoms from someone in recovery. Plus, have birds gotten louder recently? Why did Michael Jordan agree to star in Space Jam? And a site to help you discover new-to-you music on Spotify.

22 MIN2 w ago
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Fri. 05/15 - Have Birds Gotten Louder During Lockdown?

Latest Episodes

Fri. 05/29 - Did COVID-19 Outbreaks Actually Start Later Than We Thought?

Today we’re looking at the different ways the virus spreads and what measures can be taken to prevent spread in different contexts. A new study shows coronavirus epidemics may have started later than originally thought. Plus, the grad student who solved a problem that had stumped experts for half a century. Why Sweden celebrates Taco Friday. And a round-up of Star Wars-related media to check out this weekend.

21 MIN8 h ago
Comments
Fri. 05/29 - Did COVID-19 Outbreaks Actually Start Later Than We Thought?

Thu. 05/28 - Can Biomarkers Tell Us How COVID-19 Affects People Differently?

Is the coronavirus more dependent on super spreaders than we thought? Research indicates possible biological markers to determine how severely an individual will react to COVID-19. And how the decline of local journalism is taking a toll on America’s small towns. Plus, will we be able to trust our memories of this time? Cannibalistic dinosaurs. And why oranges are sold in red mesh bags.

22 MIN1 d ago
Comments
Thu. 05/28 - Can Biomarkers Tell Us How COVID-19 Affects People Differently?

Wed. 05/27 - Are Planes the Safest Way to Travel Right Now?

A third of Americans now show signs of clinical anxiety and depression. A round-up of where and how the virus spreads, including how safe you may be on planes and going into the office. Plus, the details behind the futuristic SpaceX flight suits. The woman on TikTok trying to trade a bobby pin for a house. And a soothing soundscape of narwhals.

20 MIN2 d ago
Comments
Wed. 05/27 - Are Planes the Safest Way to Travel Right Now?

Tue. 05/26 - What We Know & Don't Know About COVID-19

Young people are getting sick with COVID-19 in very high numbers in Brazil. A rundown on what we know and don’t know at this point. And an argument against immunity passports. Plus, SpaceX’s Crew Dragon launches tomorrow. A new space tax proposal. The world’s oldest living cat celebrates his birthday. How to get free pizza if you’re a graduating senior. And Catholic priests’ new weapon to fight coronavirus.

23 MIN3 d ago
Comments
Tue. 05/26 - What We Know & Don't Know About COVID-19

Fri. 05/22 - Is There Any Safe Way to Socialize IRL?

More on that study projecting 36,000 people could have been saved if the US had locked down sooner. How to safely socialize, if you choose to do so. Bots are spreading coronavirus conspiracy theories on Twitter. And, Pac-Man turns 40 today. The hottest new renewable resource on the moon: astronaut’s pee. The twenty-five-year-old skin care consultant fielding Elon Musk’s missed calls. And some recommended videos to watch this weekend.

19 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Fri. 05/22 - Is There Any Safe Way to Socialize IRL?

Thu. 05/21 - CDC Updates Guidelines on Touching Surfaces

The CDC updates their guidelines on the spread of the virus via surfaces. Is it safe to go swimming? How much of an effect does population density have on the spread of the disease? Plus, throwing cold water on that “NASA discovers a parallel universe” story, some tips to improve your walking, and the most heartwarming YouTube channel to go viral in a long time.

20 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Thu. 05/21 - CDC Updates Guidelines on Touching Surfaces

Wed. 05/20 - How A.I. Can Help Us Develop a Vaccine More Quickly

U.S. states are all reopening in some fashion this week. How AI-powered biotech can speed up the vaccine development process. And COVID-19 patients are running their own surveys to show the true effects of the disease. Plus, a livestream from Stonehenge. Chuck E. Cheese’s new front. And a British man who has turned one hundred, gotten a book deal, topped the music charts, and been knighted all in the last two months.

17 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Wed. 05/20 - How A.I. Can Help Us Develop a Vaccine More Quickly

Tue. 05/19 - Where Tests Abound, Why Aren't People Getting Them?

Testing is expanding in the US, but people aren’t showing up. More findings on people who test positive again after recovering. And "bumper tables" for social distancing. Plus, debunking misconceptions about the 1918 flu pandemic, why we might be seeing an animation renaissance, and is Etsy the new Grubhub?

18 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Tue. 05/19 - Where Tests Abound, Why Aren't People Getting Them?

Mon. 05/18 - Phase One of Moderna's Vaccine Trial Looks Promising

Promising results from the Moderna vaccine trials. Brazil’s cases are mounting. How much of a difference it makes when everyone wears a mask. Plus, why you might be having trouble replying to texts recently, how climate change played a role in the evolution of rice, and the hottest new sport in town: marble racing.

17 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Mon. 05/18 - Phase One of Moderna's Vaccine Trial Looks Promising

Fri. 05/15 - Have Birds Gotten Louder During Lockdown?

How far can respiratory droplets fall when we speak? What would a public health plan targeted towards the elderly look like? Some advice on combatting COVID-19 symptoms from someone in recovery. Plus, have birds gotten louder recently? Why did Michael Jordan agree to star in Space Jam? And a site to help you discover new-to-you music on Spotify.

22 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Fri. 05/15 - Have Birds Gotten Louder During Lockdown?
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