Human ancestors walked upright much earlier than thought, a new health hazard for spaceflight, avoiding veggies because of genetics, and a possible solar energy storing molecule.
Japan’s asteroid sample return mission has a big success, tracking smuggled echidnas, Mars One file bankruptcy and a potential universal flu vaccine.
Saturn’s Cassini probe begins it’s Grand Finale, premature lambs incubated in artificial womb, and a proposed Europa mission.
An atmosphere around an Earth-like planet, possible new brain cancer treatment, superbugs in space, Shazam for mosquitoes!
Supervolcanoes that threw rocks, Australia’s hidden volcano track, the origins of life in underwater vents, and funding worries for Europa Clipper.
A special episode all about Pluto and the New Horizons mission. We’re joined by Dr. Mike Goldsmith, a science writer with a PhD in astrophysics who’s currently writing a book about Pluto. Keep an eye on Amazon for “New Horizons To Pluto” to be published in the next month or so.
Astronomer Tanya Hill welcomes Pluto to the family of celestial bodies photographed up close.
Martian plumes, penguin tastes, health benefits of cofee, Titan submarines and sugar causing early menstruation.
Anti-vaxxers responsible for Disneyland measles outbreak, fish found in Antarctica where they shouldn’t be, new treatment for MS, the Beagle 2 Mars lander found, and reading ancient scrolls with X-rays.
Books, 3D Printing, bacteria and the first probe landing on a comet!