SoT 248: Through The Melon

December 5, 2016

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

[00:01:03] Narwhals are whales with two teeth, and on the males one of those teeth is a really long tusk. A new study looks at how they use high-resolution echolocation to navigate under sea ice in the Arctic.

[00:05:25] A new paper points out a potential new reservoir for finding antibiotics – the human gut.

[00:11:59] Using data from the New Horizons probe, scientists have determined there is likely to be a large ocean deep below the heart shape on Pluto.


This episode contains traces of Stephen Hawking cautioning against being sedentary.