Bacteria May Save You From the Flu, Red Steak Juice Isn’t Blood, and the Future of Encryption

Learn about nose and throat bacteria that might make you less likely to get the flu; the red juice in your steak dinner, which is actually not blood; and how encryption works, as well as why quantum computing could break it.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

If you love our show and you’re interested in hearing full-length interviews, then please consider supporting us on Patreon. You’ll get exclusive episodes and access to our archives as soon as you become a Patron! https://www.patreon.com/curiositydotcom

Download the FREE 5-star Curiosity app for Android and iOS at https://curiosity.im/podcast-app. And Amazon smart speaker users: you can listen to our podcast as part of your Amazon Alexa Flash Briefing — just click “enable” here: https://curiosity.im/podcast-flash-briefing.