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Bird Flu Research Raises Terrorism Fears, Mystery Kidney Disease

By Rhitu Chatterjee

Podcast 141: Chronic kidney disease is sweeping across Central America. New bird flu research raises terrorism fears among U.S. authorities. Beethoven's deafness profoundly influences his compositions. more »

Wally—A Deep Sea Robot, Argentine Space Mission

By Rhitu Chatterjee

Podcast 123: We learn about a robot named Wally, which is helping scientists explore the deep sea environment. A new space mission launched together by the U.S. and Argentina to measure sea salinity. more »

Science Week in Review: May 13, 2011

By David Baron

Blog 11: The World's Health & Science Editor David Baron offers some of his favorite stories of the past week. He also explains where the Hollywood star (at left) fits in. more »

A German and his cellphone…tracked

By Clark Boyd

Technology Podcast 323: Cell phones seem so innocent, and we use them so much. One German politician decided to find out just how much he uses his phone, and how much of that use was tracked by his cell phone company. You'll be amazed at how much information was kept. more »

The 100th episode! Cacao & Strawberry Genomes, Click Languages

By Rhitu Chatterjee

Podcast 100: Join us in our celebration of our 100th episode. We bring updates on old stories, and give you a preview of stories we'll cover this year. Also, news about strawberry and cacao genomes. more »

Tech Podcast: Blogger may face death penalty in Iran

By Clark Boyd

Technology Podcast 303: On this week's technology podcast, we'll have an update on Hossein Derakhshan, aka Hoder. Widely considered to be the "godfather" of Persian-language blogging, Hoder is now in an Iranian prison. Reports from his family inside the country say he may be facing the death penalty. We'll have that story, plus a whole lot more global tech... more »

Volunteer Computing Scores Celestial Success

By Einstein@Home

Forum 19: Scientists are using the computers of citizens worldwide to make new discoveries about the universe. We talk about citizen cyberscience with the researchers who run the Einstein@Home project. more »

GM Foods in Europe, Organic Food Industry, Ancient Brown Shoe

By Rhitu Chatterjee

Podcast 71: Germany's schizophrenia about genetically modified foods? The need to regulate the organic food market. An old Armenian shoe from the Copper age. A paleo-climatologist's favorite music for work. more »

Tuna in Trouble, Swine Flu Fears in Africa, Mummy CAT Scans

By admin

Podcast 21: Watching for swine flu in Africa. Germany leads the way on renewable energy. Mediterranean bluefin tuna, in deep trouble. A mummy CAT scan. more »

City Bees, Predicting Earthquakes

By admin

Podcast 9: Urban beekeeping in Germany. Green architecture in Canada. The perils of predicting earthquakes. Plus chimps and mosquitoes. more »