On this week’s evolution-themed Beer Goggles, Chelsea explains a bamboo-zling observation about panda ‘thumbs,’ Nora tells us how our cells became different from bacteria, and Emily shares some general context about the theory that unifies biology.
Scott, Chelsea, and Natalie discuss how dinosaurs get beaks, NASA’s asteroid missions, and a new way to find out if someone has a concussion.
Do you need a better and more science-inspired way to store your cat photos? Feeling lonely as an Earthling in a galaxy devoid of other life forms? Need a reason to stop hating insects? Chelsea, Nora, and Scott have you covered.
Emily, Ted, and Natalie talk this week about a new cousin on our evolutionary tree, the current status of the great barrier reef, and the Earth’s new fling.
Diego, Lisl, and Scott bring you the buzz about bees and electric fields, another kind of buzz from 5000 year old beer, and what ancient DNA tells us about the domestication of dogs.
Lisl, Rupa, and Scott discuss an impossible rocket engine, fetal alcohol syndrome, and a promising genetically modified tobacco plant.
Natalie, Nora, and Chelsea share their professional and unprofessional opinions on some of the hottest new research in climate science. Actually, scratch that – it’s mostly unprofessional, because this week is a free-wheelin’, beer-drinkin’ Beer Goggles!
Emily, Nora, and Natalie discuss how animals get their stripes, why male hormonal birth control is difficult to come by, and electrodes on the brain.