SoT 90: An Ice Core of Pee

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

Topics covered:

How the rock hyrax’s toilet habits left climate scientists a 55,000-year trail
Pretty Useful: Appendix Evolved More Than 30 Times
How to Repel an Earthquake
Gut Bacteria Conspired in Melamine Poisonings
Degraded microcosms: loss of oral biodiversity will kill you
Human Evolution: Gain Came with Pain
‘Vulcan’ leads Pluto moon name vote

A Yellow-spotted Rock Hyrax, living in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania. It pees goop, and always in the same spot. Image: Rieselsteinchen (WikiMedia Commons)
A Yellow-spotted Rock Hyrax, living in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania.
It pees goop, and always in the same spot.
Image: Rieselsteinchen (WikiMedia Commons)

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