A science podcast about things small in size but big in impact. Every other Wednesday, join hosts Sam Jones and Deboki Chakravarti as they unpack the little things that make the big things in our world (both good and bad) possible.
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The FDA just found that a cold medicine ingredient first approved in the 1930s is no better than a placebo. How did this happen?
- The rise and fall of a fake decongestant: What phenylephrine tells us about the history of the FDA
- The opioid crisis: From pill mills to the rise of fentanyl, and current glimmers of hope
- We don't deserve dogs: The science behind the human-canine relationship
- The Salem witch trials LSD theory and the fascinating evolution of mummification in ancient Egypt
Sam Jones, PhD
Science Writer & Exec Producer
Deboki Chakravarti, PhD
Science Writer & Co-Host
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