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October 18, 2018

Kangaroos in Trees

Tree kangaroos hop up trees instead of swinging through them like monkeys.

October 17, 2018

Chewing Gum Myth

Does it really take seven years to digest chewing gum?

October 16, 2018

The 2017 Bee-Clipse

The 2017 total solar eclipse captured the public imagination and taught kids about bees.

October 15, 2018

Wild Bird Song Learning

A new study shows that birds can learn from recordings in the wild.

October 12, 2018

Exploring the Exposome

Scientists map our exposure to chemicals and microbes.

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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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