“I’ve been listening to this show for many years and this podcast never disappointed me with its quality of presenting science news in popular and easy to digest format. Bob McDonald is great/perfect host so I hope he will have enough energy to continue for many more years.”
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Oumuamua’s strange behaviour has a natural explanation, no aliens needed; Great apes spin to make themselves dizzy — apparently just for kicks; A sensor equipped surgical glove could help make delivery of babies safer; The process of elimination — how tiny insects pee 300 times their own weight...
5,000 years ago riding left traces on the legs and butts of the earliest horsepeople; Whales use ‘vocal fry’ to echolocate at depth; Fossils suggest that if equatorial oceans get too warm, plankton may desert; Scientists have mapped the most complex animal brain yet - and it's the size of a grain...
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