The funny, interesting or just weird bits from 2019 that didn’t make the final show!
How zebrafish helped treat a genetic disease, a common cold virus could treat bladder cancer, the origins of a fast radio burst, and the creepy crawlies we find fearful and disgusting.
Those puppy-dog eyes evolved specially for you, the widely accepted theory of supermassive black hole formation could be wrong, and you’re not growing horns because of your phone.
An ancient grape variety still used to make wine, an unexplained large mass found in the moon, and faster, improved PET scanners.
Did a supernova cause human ancestors to walk upright? Is it right to use Nazi illustrations for surgery? And could a fungus produce spider-venom that wipes out mosquitoes?
Bonobo mothers watch their sons mating, AI detects lung cancer, trees trying to keep up with carbon dioxide levels and the drug-laced contents of an ancient Shaman’s pouch.
Trip report from Lake Mungo, ancient Denisovans spread widely, an accidental super material, genetically modified phage therapy and trees use the Wood Wide Web!
The funny, interesting or just weird bits from 2018 that didn’t make the final show!
Gene edited babies plagued with ethical and scientific controversy, NASA probes Mars, and Mitochondrial DNA inherited from fathers.
Aboriginal astronomy, comprehensive study on daily asprin, and the dangerous practice happening in puppy farms and pet shops.