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Science, technology, and other cool stuff from the folks behind public radio's Science Friday. Hosted by @iraflatow. From @PRI.

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In his new book, "Heart: A History," cardiologist @sjauhar writes of confounding cases of heart disease, and the daring treatments that revolutionized how we fix the human heart. https://t.co/6J85kltcaP
Just when you thought you've seen every kind of cloud in the sky, researchers capture electric blue ones. https://t.co/yS28sU0xwQ
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Beatboxers can create the sound of snare drums, basslines, high hats and other beats all at once (take a listen to this video, for example!). But, what’s the science behind those beats? https://t.co/Eu5B5wh07I
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"We've discovered every spice that there is today and we discovered them more than 2,000 years ago." —@kantha https://t.co/8Lm0VQlVS1
The latest episode of @undiscoveredpod is here, and this week @annieminoff and @ElahFeder follow a young, black medical student who teams up with Boston scientists to bring more African American patients into a study. Listen: https://t.co/KXP0FGc3PU
Some researchers said the interstellar object ʻOumuamua could be an alien spacecraft, but there are other, more conventional explanations. https://t.co/7U04MVfNKA
In 2013, @isro made history when a team of engineers successfully put a satellite into Mars' orbit—the first to ever do so in one try.

Now you can try charting that transfer orbit in this activity! https://t.co/pAaciW9i4l
A lichen is a lot like “a little greenhouse,” says @timothybwheeler. https://t.co/8l2JkYJHie
‘Oumuamua is probably not aliens—but it’s still really interesting. https://t.co/7U04MVxp9a
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