Horses can remember your facial expressions, male fruit flies like having sex, a fungus stole genes from a bacteria and why kids have lots of energy.
Dr. Lynne Kelly is a science writer whose academic work focuses mainly on memory and the study of primary orality.
Jupiter’s subsurface ocean, bacteria refuelling through nanotubes, memory manipulation, handshake sniffing and wind on a comet!
Radio signals baffling birds, DNA with 6 base pairs instead of 4, forgetting old memories to remember the new, lonely bacteria and polio makes a comeback.
Recorded live at Surfcoast Skepticamp at Airey’s Inlet, we talk donuts on Mars, tracking dogs with GPS devices, shark culls, shark extinctions and memory loss.
Mice that inherit memories, crowdfunding, comet ISON and the oldest human DNA. Plus male contraceptives, and China sends a rover to the moon.
What does a peahen look for in a peacock? Dolphins may use names, but it’s sketchy. Scientists have implanted scary false memories into mice. And the thinnest, imperceptible technology.
The scalpel that sniffs for cancer cells, chimps and orangutans with autobiographical memories, switching off Down’s syndrome genes, and the giant viruses that might be an entirely new domain of life.
Last ditch attempt to save Kepler, the discoveries of a deep blue exoplanet and a new moon for Neptune. Plus, decapitated worms can regrow their heads and their memories.
Newly discovered monkey: cute or creepy? Bacterial gene swaps, GRAIL probe results, bubble-free boiling, and more!