60-Second Science

What Do You Mean, Bisexual People Are ‘Risk-Taking’? Why Genetic Studies about Sexuality Can Be Fraught

Dodany: 28 lutego 2024

A recent GWAS investigation on risk-taking and bisexuality made some assumptions that some experts don’t agree with. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Asexuality Research Has Reached New Heights. What Are We Learning?

Dodany: 23 lutego 2024

A grassroots online movement has helped shift the way scientists think about asexuality. But much is still unknown. This is part four of a four-part series on the science of pleasure. Learn more...

How to Close the Orgasm Gap for Heterosexual Couples

Dodany: 21 lutego 2024

Researchers once faced death threats for asking women what gives them pleasure. Now they’re helping individuals and couples figure it out themselves. Part three of a four-part series on the science...

Dominatrices Are Showing People How to Have Rough Sex Safely

Dodany: 16 lutego 2024

Research shows rough sex is becoming more common. Dominatrices are helping the general public catch up. Hosted by Meghan McDonough, this is part two of a four-part series on the science of...

How to Explore Your Sexuality, according to Science

Dodany: 14 lutego 2024

Part one of a four-part series on the science of pleasure, hosted by Meghan McDonough. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

You Can't Fix Burnout With Self-Care

Dodany: 12 lutego 2024

Individual interventions for burnout don’t work. Researchers explain why. Hosted by Shayla Love. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

How April’s Eclipse Will Solve Solar Mysteries

Dodany: 9 lutego 2024

On April 8, we’re in for a treat. A total solar eclipse will be visible across a broad swath of North America, giving us a view of the edges of the sun as the moon passes in front of its face. ...

When Will We Finally Have Sex In Space?

Dodany: 7 lutego 2024

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How Is This Ancient Cattle Breed Fighting Wildfires in Portugal?

Dodany: 5 lutego 2024

Portugal is one of the most vulnerable countries in Europe to climate change. Straddling the Mediterranean and eastern Atlantic regions, it’s part of a climate change hot spot. Some of the biggest...

The Government's Former UFO Hunter Has a Lot to Say

Dodany: 5 lutego 2024

For the last decade, reports of UFO sightings have filled headlines and news broadcasts, and some of these have from a surprising place—the Pentagon. Former defense officials have made a number of...

Quantum Computers Might Make All of Your Private Data Less Secure

Dodany: 31 stycznia 2024

Experts are starting to plan for the moment when a quantum computer large enough to crack the backbone of the math that keeps things secret will be turned on.

For 60+ years, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) vaccines have evaded scientists. But now that's changed [Sponsored]

Dodany: 30 stycznia 2024

This year, healthcare providers have tools to help prevent lower respiratory tract disease caused by RSV for older adults. 

New IVF Test Could Increase Chances of Pregnancy Success

Dodany: 29 stycznia 2024

Today’s episode covers a topic that many parents-to-be have struggled with: fertility. In vitro fertilization offers a path to pregnancy for people fortunate enough to be able to access it. But...

How to Save Indigenous Languages

Dodany: 27 stycznia 2024

From Papua New Guinea to the Andaman Islands, Indigenous languages are under threat. An Indian linguist helped preserve one language family.

Can AI Predict When You Die?

Dodany: 23 stycznia 2024

A new study used machine learning on 6 million Danish people to "autocomplete" their life trajectories –— and when they might kick the bucket.

The Best Way to Use Home COVID Tests Right Now

Dodany: 19 stycznia 2024

In today’s episode, we want to talk about some of the current challenges with using home COVID tests. When you first have symptoms, a change in how your body reacts to the virus could lead to a...

From Stupor to Sober with One (Hormone) Shot

Dodany: 17 stycznia 2024

Injection of a hormone called FGF21 rapidly revives intoxicated mice.

From Stupor to Sober with One (Hormone) Shot

Dodany: 17 stycznia 2024

Injection of a hormone called FGF21 rapidly revives intoxicated mice.

From Drunken Stupor to Sober with One (Hormone) Shot

Dodany: 17 stycznia 2024

We all have our tricks for sobering up after a night of drunken revelry: maybe a pot of black coffee or an ice-cold shower. But for mice in a certain lab in Texas, all it takes is a shot. No, not...

How Does the World's Largest Seabird Know Where to Fly?

Dodany: 12 stycznia 2024

Wandering albatrosses navigate thousands of miles using “the voice of the sea.”