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Our favorite science podcast episodes of 2021
Haunted vaginas. Dinosaur barbecue. Periodic table poems. The world of science podcasts is wild, y'all.
Is it safe to take expired medication?
They might be okay, but you probably shouldn't.
What we can learn from baby black holes
The quasar J0313-1806 is 13 billion light-years away from Earth. But it still can reveal a lot about our own universe.
When you get a stitch in your side, what’s really going on?
Doctors still don’t know what causes it, or how to stop it.
Why do marathon runners get the runs?
It doesn't just work your leg muscles—racing is rough on your intestines, too.
Will cracking my knuckles give me arthritis?
The splintering sound makes the habit seem far worse than it is.
Why your UTI keeps coming back
Blame the pills you've been popping.
Why do my muscles ache the day after a big workout?
Taking your gym sessions slow and steady helps prevent your worst muscle soreness.
Did food taste better 50 years ago?
We can't go back in time, but some things have definitely changed.
What happens when the sun burns out?
It won't go quietly into the night.