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Leading science journalists provide a daily minute commentary on some of the most interesting developments in the world of science. For a full-length, weekly podcast you can subscribe to Science Talk: The Podcast of Scientific American . To view all of our archived podcasts please go to www.scientificamerican.com/podcast

Leading science journalists provide a daily minute commentary on some of the most interesting developments in the world of science. For a full-length, weekly podcast you can subscribe to Science Talk: The Podcast of Scientific American . To view all of our archived podcasts please go to www.scientificamerican.com/podcast Show more

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Massive Survey Creates Amazon Tree Census

Published Mon, 30 Nov 2015 06:00:00 -0800

A tree survey in the Amazon by more than 150 researchers led to an estimate that up to 57 percent of Amazon trees could qualify ...

People Pick Familiar Foods Over Favorites

Published Fri, 27 Nov 2015 06:00:00 -0800

A study found that the stronger a subject's memory of a particular food, the more likely they were to choose it again, even ...

Women Candidates Face Implicit Bias Hurdle

Published Wed, 25 Nov 2015 05:45:00 -0800

Volunteers taking an "implicit bias" test who were unlikely to associate images of women with leadership titles like ...

Gut Bacteria Signal Your Brain When They're Full

Published Tue, 24 Nov 2015 09:34:00 -0800

Twenty minutes into a meal, E. coli pump out appetite-suppressing proteins, which could influence our feeling of hunger. ...

Vocal Cords Bioengineered From Starter Cells

Published Mon, 23 Nov 2015 11:07:00 -0800

Researchers took cells from donated vocal cord tissue and successfully grew them on a three-dimensional scaffold to produce new ...