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December 5, 2016

Artificial Dog Nose

Engineers reverse engineer one of nature’s greatest sniffers.

December 2, 2016

Fruit Flies & Beer

Beer owes its distinctive aroma to fruit flies.

December 1, 2016

24-Hour Colds

Why you sometimes feel a cold coming on, only to have the symptoms disappear the very next day.

November 30, 2016

Similar Snowflakes

A listener asks: Why do snowflakes appear so similar to each other?

November 29, 2016

Micro Biobots

Swimming biobots combine living cells with nanomaterials.

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Artist's depiction of how the specialized leaves of a Cuban plant, Marcgravia evenia, help pollinating bats find them using sonar. (Ralph Simon, Corinna U. Koch, and Ralph Mangelsdorff)

This Week's Podcast

March 1, 2016

BATS & DOLPHINS (Encore Presentation): Dolphins that heal themselves, and dolphins that use electroreception in addition to echolocation. Also, How vampire bats find their prey, and how a Cuban plant takes advantage of a bat's ability to echolocate.

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