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May 27, 2016

Psychadelics & Depression

Hallucinogenic drugs could lead to new treatments for intractable depression.

May 26, 2016

Voice & Gender Perception

Subtle vocal cues lead us to perceive voices as feminine or masculine.

May 25, 2016

Vocal Fry

Why some popular singers express themselves with a bit of grit.

May 24, 2016

Flying Robots

Engineers have designed flying robots that efficiently perch, extending their missions.

May 23, 2016

Red Bird Genetics

Scientists uncover the genes behind birds’ flashy red plumage.

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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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