An anti-malarial microbe, a record-breaking poop, and record-breaking solar panels.
SoT 334: That’s My Clickbait!
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?
SoT 323: Very Small Frogs
- March 1, 2019
- Tagged as: bacteria, depression, entomology, flies, gut microbiome, insects, mental health, mosquitoes, sickness, sleep
Are insects being wiped out? Does the risk of mosquito-borne illness increase during floods? Why do we sleep so deeply when sick? And how does our gut bacteria affect our mental health?
SoT 260: The Planetary Protection Office
An atmosphere around an Earth-like planet, possible new brain cancer treatment, superbugs in space, Shazam for mosquitoes!
SoT 255: Smelly Twins
- February 28, 2017
- Tagged as: astronomy, bacteria, bacteria transplant, body odour, continents, echolocation, galaxies, geology, malaria, Milky Way, mosquitoes
A new continent, skin bacterial transplants, malaria makes you mosquito-bait, the speed of the Sun’s orbit and an echolocating arborial mammal!
SoT 213: Everything Zika
- February 13, 2016
- Tagged as: entomology, microencephaly, mosquito, mosquitoes, outbreak, Zika
Everything Zika with medical entomologist Dr. Cameron Webb!
SoT 60: Pain Prone Personalities
- June 16, 2012
- Tagged as: cannabis, Deepwater Horizon, diabetes, evolution, fruit flies, genetics, mosquitoes, pain
Cannabis and pain, giant dragonflies, wet mosquitoes, fat fruit flies & more!