Science Podcasts

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Sword and Scale

433 episodes - Latest episode: about 9 hours ago - ★★★★ - 59.2K ratings
Sword and Scale is a true crime podcast covering the dark underworld of crime and the criminal justice system’s response to it. The first episode launched January 1st, 2014 and feature stories of m...
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anything goes with emma chamberlain

390 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 30.4K ratings
emma prefers to share her thoughts with a microphone rather than a physical human being, so thank god she has a podcast. recorded from the comfort of her bed...and some other fun places, emma talks...
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105 episodes - Latest episode: 12 months ago - ★★★★★ - 21.5K ratings
Unseeable forces control human behavior and shape our ideas, beliefs, and assumptions. Invisibilia—Latin for invisible things—fuses narrative storytelling with science that will make you see your o...
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This Podcast Will Kill You

186 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 15.7K ratings
This podcast might not actually kill you, but Erin Welsh and Erin Allmann Updyke cover so many things that can. In each episode, they tackle a different topic, teaching listeners about the biology,...
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Science Friday

633 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★ - 5.1K ratings
Brain fun for curious people.
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Wild Thing

105 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 3.7K ratings
Wild Thing is a long-form, narrative podcast about the obsessions that capture our imaginations. This sound-rich and deeply reported show examines the relationship between science and society—that ...
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16 episodes - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★ - 2.8K ratings
“Truer, but also darker.” This is the real origin story behind America’s decision to go to the moon. The story we learn starts with Sputnik, then President Kennedy’s challenge, and ends with triump...
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644 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 2.6K ratings
Seth Andrews, a former Christian broadcaster and believer for 30 years, ultimately escaped the bonds of superstitious thinking to embrace the more satisfying explanations that science provides. ...
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Daniel and Jorge Explain the Universe

597 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 2.1K ratings
A fun-filled discussion of the big, mind-blowing, unanswered questions about the Universe. In each episode, Daniel Whiteson (a Physicist who works at CERN) and Jorge Cham (a popular online cartooni...
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This Week in Virology

653 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 2K ratings
This Week in Virology is a netcast about viruses - the kind that make you sick.
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Paranormal Mysteries Podcast

1,231 episodes - Latest episode: about 10 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 1.7K ratings
There are things in this world that cannot be explained. Join me on a weekly journey down the path of high strangeness, as I explore Hauntings, Bizarre Creatures, Extraterrestrials, Folklore, Missi...
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Physician Assistant Exam Review

195 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 1.3K ratings
We review core medical knowledge on a continuous basis for the physician assistant preparing for the PANRE.
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Bigfoot Terror in the Woods Sightings and Encounters

245 episodes - Latest episode: about 23 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 1.2K ratings
You’ve heard him on Coast to Coast AM and the Sasquatch Chronicles. Now W.J. Sheehan, author of Bigfoot: Terror In The Woods, Sightings & Encounters Vol 1-6, brings you a podcast meant to chill the...
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Mike's Multiverse

353 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 1.1K ratings
From the mind of Mike McHargue, comes an entire multiverse of podcasts. From the breakout hit Building Vesser, to old favorites like Ask Science Mike and The Cozy Robot Show, experience every episo...
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In Defense of Plants Podcast

334 episodes - Latest episode: about 20 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 1.1K ratings
Plants are everything. They are also incredibly interesting. From the smallest duckweed to the tallest redwood, the botanical world is full of wonder. Tune in for a podcast celebrating everything ...
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Unsung Science

50 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★★ - 1.1K ratings
Hear the untold stories of mind-blowing achievements in science and tech. “CBS Sunday Morning” correspondent and six-time Emmy winner David Pogue takes you behind the scenes into the creati...
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Dogman Encounters Radio

526 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 974 ratings
Everyone has heard about Bigfoot. Not many know that there's a much more terrifying cryptid stalking the deepest, darkest woods of North America and beyond. Tune in every Friday night, at 9PM EST...
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TED Health

352 episodes - Latest episode: 13 days ago - ★★★★ - 957 ratings
What does exercise do to your brain? Can psychedelics treat depression? From smart daily habits to new medical breakthroughs, welcome to TED Health, with host Dr. Shoshana Ungerleider. TED ...
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55 episodes - Latest episode: 9 months ago - ★★★★★ - 753 ratings
A podcast about the left turns, missteps, and lucky breaks that make science happen.
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TED Talks Science and Medicine

352 episodes - Latest episode: 11 months ago - ★★★★ - 738 ratings
Some of the world's greatest scientists, doctors and medical researchers share their discoveries and visions onstage at the TED conference, TEDx events and partner events around the world. You can ...
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Plenary Session

386 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 722 ratings
A podcast on medicine, oncology, & health policy. Host: Vinay Prasad, MD MPH from University of California San Francisco. Tweet your feedback to @Plenary_Session or e-mail plenarysessionpodcast@gm...
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Consider Before Consuming

143 episodes - Latest episode: 12 days ago - ★★★★★ - 704 ratings
Think about all of the things you consider every day to help keep yourself, your loved ones, and your community happy, healthy, and hopeful. Now consider this: There is an ever-growing body of re...
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Brain Science with Ginger Campbell, MD: Neuroscience for Everyone

146 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 703 ratings
Brain Science is hosted by Virginia "Ginger" Campbell, MD (Podcast Hall of Fame 2022). She is an experienced physician with a passion for exploring how recent discoveries in neuroscience are revea...
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UFO Chronicles Podcast

566 episodes - Latest episode: about 5 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 676 ratings
First-hand witness encounters of the Strange and unexplained. The host Nik will take you head first down the rabbit hole in a refreshing and different podcast format. Witness accounts from everyday...
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Science... sort of

364 episodes - Latest episode: 12 months ago - ★★★★★ - 660 ratings
Conversations about things that are science, things that are sort of science, and things that wish they were science. A member of the Brachiolope Media Network.
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Safety Third

125 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 594 ratings
Safety Third is a weekly show hosted by William Osman, NileRed, The Backyard Scientist, Allen Pan, and a couple other YouTube "Scientists". Sometimes we have guests, sometimes it's just us, but al...
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Beauty Bytes with Dr. Kay: Secrets of a Plastic Surgeon™

1,009 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 591 ratings
The hot new location for all your beauty needs. Learn how to stay beautiful on the inside and out with advice from Kay Durairaj, MD, a top plastic surgeon from Los Angeles, California. This podcast...
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Open Minds UAP News

358 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★ - 585 ratings
An examination of Unidentified Aerial Phenomenon (UAP) and related topics with credible UFO news and information.
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Going Wild with Dr. Rae Wynn-Grant

33 episodes - Latest episode: 7 months ago - ★★★★★ - 584 ratings
How can we, humans, look at our relationship to nature differently? In season three of Going Wild, on top of stories about animals, we invite you to journey through the entire ecological web — from...
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Background Briefing with Ian Masters

1,508 episodes - Latest episode: about 21 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 543 ratings
Background Briefing goes far beyond the headlines and deep under the radar to bring forward truths unheard elsewhere in American media. Background Briefing features international and national news,...