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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: 41

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Honeymoon: A Bittersweet Beginning

Duration: 10 min

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

Duration: 25 min

Language Evolves: It’s Literally Fine

Duration: 26 min

Serendipity and Syzygy: Fortunate Accidents

Duration: 15 min

Orphans Delivered The World's First Vaccine

Duration: 14 min

Diction Dash: You Asked, We Answer

Duration: 23 min

Introvert: The Invention Of A Type

Duration: 27 min

Mercury: How It Made Cats Dance

Duration: 16 min

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