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July 27, 2016

Death, Cannibalism, & Speciation

Microbes passed from generation to generation cause all male babies of an African butterfly to die, influencing evolution.

July 26, 2016

3D Genome

How our DNA’s shape is key to its function.

July 25, 2016

Humans & Honeyguides

African honeyhunters use a special call to get birds to lead them to the location of hives full of nutritious honey.

July 22, 2016

Rooting Out Pythons

An invasive python’s own social behaviors could be its undoing in Florida.

July 21, 2016

Sperm Whale Messages

The click-like sounds made by deep-diving sperm whales carry personally identifying information.

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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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