ENCODE finds function in junk DNA, malaria’s role in human evolution, remote controlled cockroaches and where are all the dinosaur tales?
Hosts: Ed Brown, Dr. Shayne Joseph, Penny Dumsday Topics covered: Meet ‘Amasia,’ the Next Supercontinent Asia and Americas on Course for Arctic Collision Mystery of Zebra’s Stripes Finally Solved? Massage’s Mystery Mechanism Unmasked Mice study shows fasting weakens cancer Climate speeds up microbial change Image: Gabor Horvath, How The Zebra Got Its Stripes. Download here. Duration: [...]
Hosts: Ed Brown, Dr. Shayne Joseph, Penny Dumsday, Lucas Randall, Vanessa Hill. Topics covered: NASA’s Next Mars Rover to Launch in 15 Days Phobos-Grunt status, launch plus six days Novel Drug Shrinks Monkeys’ Waistlines Plate shapes hold earthquake clues Extra brain cells may be key to autism Was the Spotted Horse an Imaginary Creature? Unmuffled Genes [...]
Hosts: Ed Brown, Dr. Shayne Joseph, Penny Dumsday and Lucas Randall. Topics covered: Indiscriminate squid just implanting everyone with sperm Neutrinos Travel Faster Than Light, According to One Experiment Lock of hair pins down early migration of Aborigines High-fat food triggers diabetes master switch Unlike Humans, Chimpanzees Don’t Enjoy Collaborating Once again Penny raves about Dr. [...]
Hosts: Lucas Randall, Penny Dumsday and Kylie Sturgess. Topics covered: Diamond planets, climate change and the scientific method Despite winning acclaim for his children’s book on evolution, Daniel Loxton faced some challenges getting published in the US Are wild birds learning to speak from their previously domesticated cousins? New study provokes a re-think on dingoes’ history [...]