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Episode 12: May 2014

In this episode we hear about the neuroscience of chewing, skin cancer, African sleeping sickness, an ancient protein complex, and our editor-in-chief shares his thoughts on scientific publishing.
Episode 12: May 2014

Chapters

  1. 0:38
    Open and closed
    Why don't we bite our tongues when we chew?
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  2. 6:01
    Small consolation
    The immune response triggered by eczema may reduce the risk of skin cancer.
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  3. 11:46
    Catch me if you can
    How the parasite that causes sleeping sickness keeps one step ahead of its host.
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  4. 17:10
    Finding a missing link
    A protein complex called TSET sheds light on the evolution of trafficking pathways.
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  5. 21:28
    Open access, impact factors and more
    eLife editor-in-chief Randy Schekman discusses scientific publishing.