60-Second Science

A Science, Medicine and Technology podcast
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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

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During daylight hours, hundreds of bombardier beetles of multiple species will congregate together to more effectively ward off any predators not afraid of a lone beetle's toxic spray.
When jets of charged particles from the sun hit our magnetosphere, some of the ensuing ripples travel toward the northern and southern poles and get reflected back. The resulting interference allows standing waves to form, like on a drumhead.
By tracking duetting choir singers, researchers found that when an individual singer's pitch drifts off tune their partner’s tend to too. Christopher Intagliata reports. 

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ArleneAndrews reviewed this podcast on Oct 3rd, 2017
"Not much, anymore, can be presented in less than five minutes. Scientific American has done a great job of presenting new technology, old ideas being implemented, and the everyday effects of change-- and show how it impacts you personally. The episodes are frequent, but always welcome."
 

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Podcast Details
Started
Mar 22nd, 2017
Latest Episode
Mar 23rd, 2019
Release Period
Daily
No. of Episodes
447
Avg. Episode Length
2 minutes

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