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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: 42

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Mercury: How It Made Cats Dance

Duration: 16 min

Alcohol: History's Favorite Mind-Bending Substance

Duration: 18 min

Robot: Making A Mechanical Mind

Duration: 16 min

Lunacy: Mind Control From The Sky

Duration: 15 min

Science Diction Returns For Season 3

Duration: 2 min

How Do You Name A Hurricane?

Duration: 22 min

Hydrox: How A Cookie Got A Name So Bad

Duration: 20 min

How Did The ‘Cosmic Crisp’ Apple Get Its Name?

Duration: 33 min

Restaurant: How It All Began

Duration: 17 min

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