Curiosity Daily Podcast: Fannie Farmer Created the Modern Cooking Recipe, the Shepard Scale Audio Illusion, and How Scientists Test the COVID-19 Vaccine

Learn how researchers test drugs for deadly diseases like COVID-19 (without exposing participants); how Fannie Farmer transformed cooking from folk art into science; and how the Shepard scale audio illusion makes it sound like a tone is rising forever.

July 24, 2020

Episode Show Notes:

Safety in drug trials by Ashley Hamer (Listener question from Habib)

How Fannie Farmer transformed cooking from folk art into science by Cameron Duke

The Shepard scale is an audio illusion that sounds like a tone is rising forever by Ashley Hamer

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