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November 2, 2018

Robot Gaze Aversion

Humans relate better to robots that avert their eyes at well-chosen moments.

November 1, 2018

Bombardier Beetle Buddies

Do bombardier beetles that stay together, spray together?

October 31, 2018

Seeking Out Fear

The science of human fear is much more complex than is commonly thought.

October 30, 2018

The Lyrebird’s Dance

The superb lyrebird of Australia combines its songs with specific dance moves to create an elaborate courtship ritual.

October 29, 2018

Creative Dreaming

Dreams can be a rich source of creative ideas.

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Cloning a dinosaur from DNA extracted from mosquitoes trapped in amber makes for entertaining science fiction, but does it stand up to the evidence? (Didier Desouens)

This Week's Podcast

September 7, 2018

INSECTS & SPIDERS (Encore Edition) - Could spider venom be the next insecticide? Why mosquitoes smell you better at night. And debunking the myth of extracting dinosaur DNA from insects preserved in amber. Also, insect legs that bear an uncanny resemblance to modern machinery.

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