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Staff Picks - May 24th, 2013

The Secret Life of Scientists and EngineersThe Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

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This week, public broadcasting takes us on a journey from the far reaches of space to the inner-workings of the human mind. Enjoy.

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Radiolab: Who Am I?

Radiolab roots around the brain in search of this thing we call the “self.”

NPR’s Ted Radio Hour: How Do Experiences Become Memories?

Picking up where Radiolab left off, this Ted Radio Hour piece explores the differences between your “experiencing self” and your “remembering self.”

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Scratch that itch.

NOVA: Everyone Itches

The science of itching, complete with an adorable collection of animals scratching away.

NPR Science: Resetting the Theory of Time

TWIST: Time might be more than an illusion after all.

Science Friday: Tackling New Tech in the Golden Years

Teach your retired mother to use an iPad, and glorious things can happen.

PRI: Scientist finds beauty in search for elusive dark matter

Unintentional art is the best art.

NOVA: Tornado Country

Why is it that you never hear about a tornado in China or Russia? NOVA explores why the U.S. gets up to three-quarters of the world’s tornadoes.