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Science Diction

Science Diction

What does the word “meme” have to do with evolutionary biology? And why do we call it “Spanish flu” when it was never Spanish? Science Diction is a podcast about words—and the science stories within them. If you like your language with a side of science, Science Diction has you covered. Brought to y ...Read More
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The Rise Of The Myers-Briggs, Chapter 3: What Is It Good For?

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It'll Never Fly: When Gene Names Are TOO Fun

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What Do You Call A Tiny Octopus That’s Cute As A Button?

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Language Evolves: It’s Literally Fine

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Orphans Delivered The World's First Vaccine

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Diction Dash: You Asked, We Answer

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Introvert: The Invention Of A Type

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Mercury: How It Made Cats Dance

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Alcohol: History's Favorite Mind-Bending Substance

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Mesmerize: The 18th Century Medical Craze Behind the Word

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Science Diction Returns For Season 3

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How Do You Name A Hurricane?

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