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April 19, 2018

Neanderthal Dental Plaque

Dental plaque from ancient Neanderthals reveals that they used herbal remedies.

April 18, 2018

Atomic Tweezers

Optical tweezers let scientists combine single atoms into molecules.

April 17, 2018

Language Genetics

Genes may influence the ability to tell certain consonants apart and may play a role in the evolution of languages.

April 16, 2018

The Brain on Time

The brain chemical dopamine may regulate our perception of how fast time passes.

April 13, 2018

Sizing Up Dogs II

A listener asks whether it's true that large dogs don't live as long as small dogs.

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Northwestern Crows have long memories. (copyright Guy Monty/poecile05/flickr)

Northwestern Crows have long memories. (copyright Guy Monty/poecile05/flickr)

This Week's Podcast

February 2, 2018

HUMANS AND ANIMALS - Encore Edition - The origins of ancient house cats in China. Crows that hold grudges. And, how global warming is creating a new breed of Arctic explorers - of the avian variety. Also: the lengths squirrels will go to to hide their nuts.

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