SoT 104: This Bird Is An Orc

Download Now!Hosts: Ed Brown, Dr. Shayne Joseph, Penny Dumsday, Lucas Randall.

Topics covered:

Vitamin C kills tuberculosis in accidental discovery

Why penguins lost their wings

Also mentioned: The panda that really wanted a jacket

Neanderthal tooth reveals breastfeeding history

Irish potato famine pathogen identified

Viruses in the gut protect from infection

Also mentioned: Meet Your New Symbionts: Trillions of Viruses

A Planet of Viruses, by Carl Zimmer

Top New Species Announced

Roach Motel Vacancies Explained

Common Murre ( Uria aalge), photographed at Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward, Alaska. Photo: DickDaniels (http://carolinabirds.org/) / WikiMedia Commons
Common Murre ( Uria aalge), photographed at Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward, Alaska.
Photo: DickDaniels (http://carolinabirds.org/) / WikiMedia Commons

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