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Science Diction

What does the word “meme” have to do with evolutionary biology? And why do we call it “Spanish flu” when it was never Spanish? Science Diction is a podcast about words—and the science stories within them. If you like your language with a side of science, Science Diction has you covered. Brought to you by Science Friday and WNYC Studios.

What does the word “meme” have to do with evolutionary biology? And why do we call it “Spanish flu” when it was never Spanish? Science Diction is a podcast about words—and the science stories within them. If you like your language with a side of science, Science Diction has you covered. Brought to you by Science Friday and WNYC Studios.

Episodes: 39

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Jargon: We Love To Hate It

Duration: 21 min

Algebra: From Broken Bones To Twitter Feuds

Duration: 14 min

Hurricane

Duration: 23 min

Knock On Wood And Tsunami

Duration: 15 min

Honeymoon: A Bittersweet Beginning

Duration: 10 min

It'll Never Fly: When Gene Names Are TOO Fun

Duration: 25 min

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