SoT 295: The Red Light District

Hosts: Ed Brown, Penny Dumsday, Sarah de Garis

00:01:25 A study by a team from University of Sussex shows that horses can not only distinguish human facial expressions, but they remember people’s emotional states several hours later.

00:08:23 Male fruit flies enjoy sex.

00:17:07 There’s a fungus that uses tiny crystals to sense gravity. And it can do that, because it stole genes from a bacteria.

00:21:06 Kids have a lot of energy – but in terms of endurance and recovery, they can even perform better than highly-trained adult endurance athletes.

This episode contains traces of Amazon and Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos sharing his vision of a space-faring future.