SoT 296: Classic Neanderthal Styling

May 22, 2018

Hosts: Ed Brown, Penny Dumsday, Dr. Carolyn de Graaf

[00:11:15] Harvard researchers have systematically profiled every cell in developing zebrafish and frog embryos, showing how one cell develops into an entire organism.

[00:15:28] 81-year-old James Harrison has saved millions of babies. His weekly blood donations have been used to create a treatment to protect unborn babies from the deadly Rhesus D Haemolytic Disease (HDN).

[00:23:16] Experts from around the wold have signed a letter to the World Health Organisation calling for more action to fight the cancer-causing retrovirus HTLV-1.

[00:29:36] Ancient tools found on Mediterranean islands could suggest that Neanderthals had at least rudimentary seafaring skills.

This episode contains traces of US congressman Mo Brooks grilling climate scientist Dr. Philip Duffy before the House Science, Space and Technology Committee about the causes of sea level rise.