79559624

Photo by: Creativ Studio Heinemann

Creativ Studio Heinemann

Curiosity Daily Podcast: Rice TV Screen, Satellite Warfare, Unraveled DNA

Do you want to know about a new environmentally friendly way to make TV Screens, what future space warfare might look like, and how we have finally completely unraveled the human genome?

August 18, 2022

Episode show notes:

Rice is more than food. It’s TV.

Space weapons.

100% Genome.

Follow Curiosity Daily on your favorite podcast app to get smarter with Calli and Nate — for free! Still curious? Get exclusive science shows, nature documentaries, and more real-life entertainment on discovery+! Go to https://discoveryplus.com/curiosity to start your 7-day free trial. discovery+ is currently only available for US subscribers.

Next Up

Curiosity Daily Podcast: Changing Someone’s Identity, Mushballs on Uranus and Neptune, Curiosity Challenge

Learn about how someone can change their identity (and their mind); and “mushballs” on Uranus and Neptune. Plus: trivia!

Curiosity Daily Podcast: Why Are Spacesuits White?

Learn why spacesuits are white, and how to avoid drama by breaking the Karpman Drama Triangle. Then, test your podcast knowledge with this month’s Curiosity Challenge trivia game.

Curiosity Daily Podcast: Yeah, About That Phosphine on Venus...

Learn about the surprising memory skills of infants; why that whole “phosphine on Venus” discovery may not be as exciting as we thought; and how medical science answered Molyneux's problem, a 300-year-old philosophy question.

Curiosity Daily Podcast: How Astronauts Clean Their Underwear

Learn why narcissism may come from insecurity, how lobster became a delicacy, and how astronauts clean their underwear.

Curiosity Daily Podcast: What Rain is Like on Other Planets

Learn about rain on other planets; why Americans used to not use forks; and whether sleep or exercise is more important.

Curiosity Daily Podcast: The Known Solar System Just Got Bigger

Learn about how mice seem to feel each other’s pain; why our known solar system just got a little bigger thanks to “Farfarout” 2018 AG37; and the history of quinine, the malaria cure that eventually led to the gin and tonic.

Curiosity Daily Podcast: Birthday Effect, Psychological Richness, Star or Satellite?

Learn about the link between birthdays and COVID-19; “psychological richness” for a good life; and satellites vs. stars.

Curiosity Daily Podcast: Space Slingshot, Ancient Modern Pants, Lifesaving Silence

Hear about a slingshot launching payloads into space, the impressively modern-looking world’s oldest pants, and how moth wings are able to absorb sound to avoid detection from bats.

Curiosity Daily Podcast: Easter Island Mythbusting and the Universe’s Expansion Rate

Learn why Easter Island never had a population collapse; and how scientists are measuring the expansion of our universe.

Curiosity Daily Podcast: Socializing Too Much, Rogue Planets, Ancient Persian AC

Learn about how socializing too much can be bad for your health; rogue planets without a home star; and ancient bâdgirs.

Related To: