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My language, my soul…

Cognitive scientist Lera Boroditsky makes the case that the language–or languages–we speak deeply affect who we are and how we engage with the world.

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Take me to the limit…

… of science, of understanding, of language, of mathematics… a philosophical conversation about science with David Krakauer, President of the Santa Fe Institute.

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Cancer’s Fingerprints

Cancer researcher Ludmil Alexandrov talks about the CSI of cancer–how to find out, on a cellular level, what are the external factors that cause cancer, and what that means for prevention.

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Danger on the mountain…

Climate scientist and mountaineer John All talks about the risks and rewards trekking to the highest peaks of the Himalayas, the jungles of Central America, and the wilds of southern Africa to collect scientific data.

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Sugar is sweet…

…but too much of it has bitter consequences for your health. Public health doctor Charlie Clements explains the risks of excessive sugar in the American diet.

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Deep Science Radio

This a show for everyone, nerds and non-nerds alike, where you can hear in-depth interviews with scientists and science writers about things that affect the rest of us—and things that are just incredibly interesting. We welcome your ideas, questions, and comments!