Our memories of events change over time. Researcher Julia Shaw explains why our recollections may differ - sometimes pretty drastically - from what actually happened.

Almost all of modern medicine is developed using mice - and that’s a problem. Why? I-Hub’s Caroline Lester investigates.

Modern chickens grow so fast that, if they were 6-lb human newborns, they’d weigh 660 pounds within two months. I know. We’re scared too. Emelyn Rude explains how America invented the modern chicken.

Why do we use mice for medical research? As I-Hub’s Caroline Lester found out, it all started with fancy mice. Read more...

Less than a century ago, chicken was as expensive as lobster. Now, Americans eat. 6 million pounds of chicken every hour of every day. Emelyn Rude tells us how thinking about the chicken as a piece of technology can help explain this change. Read more...

How well do you remember your past? Dr. Julia Shaw explains why your memory isn’t nearly as good as you think it is. Read more....

You can read a book from 100 years ago… but will your descendants be able to access a USB drive? A look at the world of digital memory. Read more...

This week, we’ve got a bunch of stories that explore the idea of place. So, wherever you’re reading this, take a listen. Read more...

Helping refugees - and others - generally means giving them things like blankets, clothes, and food. Radha Rajkotia thinks we should try handing out cash.

Pride (at least other people’s) can be irritating, but maybe it gets a bad rap. Jessica Tracy explains why one of the seven deadly sins could be a good thing, after all.

Advances in genetic engineering have allowed scientists to make decisions that could affect millions of people. And Kevin Esvelt thinks the public should have a voice in those decisions.

Ezra Cornell was fired from his job due to after the Panic of 1837… then helped create our modern communication network. Read more....

Pride isn’t just for cheating athletes or bullies. Psychology professor Jessica Tracy explains why pride is a key emotion in human civilization. Read more...

Gene technology is becoming more and more powerful… and could affect more and more people. MIT researcher Kevin Esvelt tells us why he thinks the public needs to have a say in how we use it. Read more...

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