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April 18, 2014

Baja Spiders

Scientists discover new insects and spiders on an expedition to a little-known area of Baja, California.

April 17, 2014

Urban Dolphins

California's coastal bottlenose dolphins harbor contaminants in their blubber.

April 16, 2014

Triclosan & Staph

Triclosan, a common antibacterial agent in household products, may actually promote the growth of Staph bacteria in people heavily exposed to it.

April 15, 2014

Glucose & Aggression

A new study suggests it might be a bad idea to argue with your spouse when you’re hungry.

April 14, 2014

Fly Maneuvers

New research reveals how flies maneuver themselves in flight.

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A giant wombat-like creature called Diprotodon optatum once roamed Austalia but was driven to extinction by hunters around 40,000 years ago. Killing off this and other large herbivores transformed the vegetation and led to a period of wildfires. (Peter Murray/Science/AAAS)

This Week's Podcast

March 31, 2014

EVOLUTION & EXTINCTION - (Encore Presentation) What really happened to Australia's missing megafauna, how carnivores lost their sweet tooth, why lovelorn fruit flies resort to alcohol, strategic miscarriages in monkeys, and a new frog species is discovered in plain sight.

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