Science Podcasts

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Sword and Scale

192 episodes - Latest episode: 15 days ago - ★★★★ - 50.9K ratings
The Sword and Scale true-crime podcast is an immersive audio experience covering the dark side of humanity and human nature. Our stories delve into the worst of the worst and include murder...
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210 episodes - Latest episode: 10 days ago - ★★★★★ - 35K ratings
Radiolab is one of the most beloved podcasts and public radio shows in the world. The show is known for its deep-dive journalism and innovative sound design. Created in 2002 by host Jad Abumrad, th...
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Anything Goes with Emma Chamberlain

87 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 30.4K ratings
Emma has a LOT on her mind. Good thing she has a podcast to talk about it all. Appropriately named, anything really does go on this podcast. Thoughts, conversations, and advice on topics from relat...
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Hidden Brain

306 episodes - Latest episode: about 12 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 28.8K ratings
Shankar Vedantam uses science and storytelling to reveal the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior, shape our choices and direct our relationships.
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65 episodes - Latest episode: 8 months ago - ★★★★★ - 19.4K 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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Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness

158 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★★ - 17.4K ratings
A weekly exploration of all the things Jonathan Van Ness (Queer Eye, Gay of Thrones) is curious about. Come on a journey with Jonathan and experts in their respective fields as they get curious abo...
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This Podcast Will Kill You

81 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 hour ago - ★★★★★ - 12.5K ratings
This podcast might not actually kill you, but it covers so many things that can. Each episode tackles a different disease, from its history, to its biology, and finally, how scared you need to be....
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Science Vs

141 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 8.7K ratings
There are a lot of fads, blogs and strong opinions, but then there’s SCIENCE. Science Vs is the show from Gimlet that finds out what’s fact, what’s not, and what’s somewhere in between. We do the h...
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Brains On! Science podcast for kids

201 episodes - Latest episode: 7 days ago - ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
Brains On!® is a science podcast for curious kids and adults from American Public Media. Each week, a different kid co-host joins Molly Bloom to find answers to fascinating questions about t...
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Sasquatch Chronicles

460 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 4.9K ratings
People are seeing something in the woods and there are too many reports for this to be ignored. Join us every Sunday night as we discuss recent Sasquatch sightings, encounters and talk to Bigfoot e...
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Mysterious Universe

62 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 4K ratings
Mysterious Universe is a weekly podcast featuring fascinatingly strange reports from all over the world. Always interesting and often hilarious, join hosts Aaron Wright and Benjamin Grundy as they ...
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American Innovations

193 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 3.5K ratings
DNA science. Artificial intelligence. Smartphones and 3D printers. Science and technology have transformed the world we live in. But how did we get here? It wasn’t by accident. Well, someti...
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Wild Thing

79 episodes - Latest episode: 19 days ago - ★★★★★ - 3.2K ratings
Wild Thing is a podcast about the strange and unusual things that capture our imaginations. It’s about the relationship between science and society. It’s about wild places, wild people, and wild id...
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Hillbilly Horror Stories

424 episodes - Latest episode: about 23 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 2.8K ratings
Hillbilly Horror Stories is a mostly paranormal show hosted by stand up comedian Jerry Paulley and his wife Tracy. They touch on all things eerie including true stories behind your favorite horror ...
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Clear+Vivid with Alan Alda

140 episodes - Latest episode: about 5 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 2.5K ratings
Learn to connect better with others in every area of your life. Immerse yourself in spirited conversations with people who know how hard it is, and yet how good it feels, to really connect with ot...
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131 episodes - Latest episode: 7 days ago - ★★★★★ - 2.3K ratings
The true science behind our most popular urban legends. Historical mysteries, paranormal claims, popular science myths, aliens and UFO reports, conspiracy theories, and worthless alternative medici...
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The ZDoggMD Show

520 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 1.7K ratings
Healthcare's only unfiltered voice. Hosted by UCSF/Stanford-trained physician Dr. Zubin Damania (AKA ZDoggMD).
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117 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 1.7K ratings
A true-crime podcast about climate change, hosted and reported by award-winning investigative journalist Amy Westervelt.
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This Week in Virology

247 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 1.4K ratings
This Week in Virology is a netcast about viruses - the kind that make you sick.
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Blurry Photos

369 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 1.2K ratings
A podcast that explores the unexplained and explains the unexplored, Blurry Photos seeks the facts behind the fiction of the world’s most fascinating, unbelievable, and chilling mysteries and legen...
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Pursuing Health

125 episodes - Latest episode: 10 months ago - ★★★★★ - 1.1K ratings
Julie Foucher-Urcuyo MD, MS is a four-time CrossFit Games athlete, family medicine resident, and member of the CrossFit Level 1 Seminar Staff. Her passion lies in bridging the gap between fitness a...
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Physician Assistant Exam Review

97 episodes - Latest episode: 7 months ago - ★★★★★ - 1.1K ratings
We review core medical knowledge on a continuous basis for the physician assistant preparing for the PANRE. The Glenn Show artwork The Glenn Show

77 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 1K ratings
Glenn Loury invites guests from the worlds of academia, journalism and public affairs to share insights on economic, political and social issues.
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TED Health

201 episodes - Latest episode: about 5 hours 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. TED speakers answer questions you never ...
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Behavior Bitches

97 episodes - Latest episode: about 22 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 810 ratings
Ever wonder why guys always assume you’re down to get dirty within 3 seconds of meeting them? Why you keep making the same bad decisions and getting back with your crummy ex? Why you can’t stick to...
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Therapist Uncensored Podcast

234 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 680 ratings
Learn to use the sciences of the mind to help you understand what makes you emotionally tick. Two Austin therapists and their world-recognized guest experts break down the research in modern attac...
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How to Save a Planet

24 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 669 ratings
Does climate change freak you out? Want to know what we, collectively, can do about it? Us, too. How to Save a Planet is a podcast that asks the big questions: What do we need to do to solve the cl...
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TED Talks Science and Medicine

301 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★ - 641 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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Ghost Magnet with Bridget Marquardt

140 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 634 ratings
Celebrity paranormal investigator Bridget Marquardt (Star of E!’s The Girls Next Door) embarks on an exploration of self-described ghost magnets and the spirits, poltergeists and pookas they attrac...
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On a Mission

32 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★ - 625 ratings
Hear the stories behind the exploration of outer space.