Curiosity Daily Podcast: Making Dragon Fire, Dating Ghosts, Blazing Fast Covid Tests
Tune in to learn about how fire-breathing creatures are possible, what makes a bad breaker-upper, and new blazing fast, cheap, and accurate COVID tests.
Episode show notes:
Dragons could be real.
- “House Of The Dragon: Yes, fire-breathing animals could really exist” by Stephen Kelly
- “What Does Science Say About Flying and Fire Breathing Dragons?” by Anne Marie Helmenstine
We're getting excited for the premiere of House of the Dragon, and if there's one thing we can't stop thinking about it's dragons. Dragons don't just exist in Westeros, here are seven real dragons that roam the earth today.House of the Dragon premieres August 21st on HBO Max.
Break up with someone the right way.
- “Study finds “ghosting” short-term partners is associated with psychopathy and Machiavellianism” by Emily Manis
- “Dark Triad” by Psychology Today
Speed meets accuracy with covid tests.
- UT Dallas Researchers Develop Accurate Rapid Test for Viruses by University of Texas at Dallas
- COVID-19 and PCR Testing by Cleveland Clinic
- Digital Plasmonic Nanobubble Detection for Rapid and Ultrasensitive Virus Diagnostics by Yaning Lui, et al.
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