We know now that pigs can express their happiness (or sadness) vocally. But did you know that those emotions can be manipulated - by music? Also, have you ever heard of endometriosis? And where did 'Lyme disease' get its name?
Ever met a dog that's anti-vax? Probably not. And that's why they can be protected from dangerous tick bites, but we can't (yet).
An estimated 200 million women around the world suffer from an intense form of menstrual & abdominal pain called endometriosis. A new tool could improve their chances of diagnosis and treatment.
A less healthy Gabe returns to talk long COVID, new variants & the best corona metric we still have.
Is it fair to say a potentially dangerous new variant of the coronavirus, a 'killer variant,' is on its way?
And if there's a path to recovering from COVID-19, he's... getting there.
He outran it for two years. But this week, COVID caught up with Gabe.
Want your surgeon to do better, faster work? A new study suggests The Beatles and AC/DC can help.
It's bad enough being sick and quarantined with three young kids. It's worse when one breaks her hand.
There are things we talk about. And things we don't. If you're into the "don't," you'd love sex research journals.
It's important for us to know what animals are "saying." And new technology lets us do just that. Also, a select few of your emails.
We love hearing from our listeners around the globe. Especially Mark.
If pigs could talk, what would they say? Researchers in Europe are beginning to find out.
How could a diabetes medicine be connected with a '40% increase' in birth defects? And with stealth omicron now dominating... shouldn't we know a little more about it?
Plenty of news stories happened this week. But there was only one that everyone talked about. Why?
BA.1 and BA.2 infections are not equal. New data allows us to compare them directly.
The coronavirus is spreading in Germany like never before. And restrictions are vanishing as if the pandemic didn't exist. Huh?
For anyone who knows anyone with muscular dystrophy, there's a ray of hope in Berlin, Germany. Scientists there are using stem cells to try and cure the incurable (and debilitating) genetic disease.
When war footage lands in your feed, does watching it "sensitize" you to the conflict? Or is it just needless trauma?
Figuring out how to prevent COVID infections in Ukrainian refugees is a lot more important than you might think. Also, do you, or someone you know, suffer from "drunkorexia"?
Just as a pandemic 'ends,' a (potentially cataclysmic) war of aggression begins — with no end in sight.
BA.2 is the most contagious variant ever analyzed. We're dropping our mandates anyway.
We spoke to a theoretical physicist on the ground in Ukraine about his life, his work during war — and the nuclear threat.
We're not sure if there's a meaningful way to discuss the upheaval of the last few weeks on this show. But it seemed wrong not to try.
Hi everyone! Conor's back after a bout with COVID, and this episode really is just about that.