SoT 253: The A Team

February 13, 2017

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

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[00:01:58] Another theory for Tabby’s Star – still not aliens.

[00:15:47] The bacteria in babies’ guts may end up the same no matter how they were delivered.

[00:21:21] Could a brief spike of oxygen in Earth’s atmosphere 2.3 billion years ago have been a “false start” for complex life?

[00:26:47] DNA is usually made up of G, A, T and C. But scientists in the US have modified bacteria to use two new molecules – X and Y!


This episode contains traces of Colin Jost announcing the results of a study into sleeping patterns, on Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update, February 04 2017.