The smallest movie ever made, how our brains imagine words, and what’s going on in the brain of a baby. These stories and more in this week’s staff picks for the best science reporting in the public broadcasting space.
NPR’s Ted Radio Hour: What Do Babies Think?
They think a lot. No more cursing around the baby.
It’s called “A Boy And His Atom.” It’s about a boy and his atom. The boy’s name is Adam (of course).
Is cooking what separates us from the apes? Michael Pollan thinks so. Check out this excerpt from his new book, in which he argues that cooking civilized mankind.
Imagine a flying pig. Does he wear a cape or have wings? NPR Science explores how our senses help us to form images for words.
Oh look! Our beloved Maria Klawe on her skateboard, closing the gender gap in science one student at a time.
Why the human mind is better than a computer at picking a face out of a crowd.