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Episode 26: December 2015

In this episode we hear about heat-seeking behaviour in mosquitos, mass spawning in coral reefs, social organization in ants, fear in rats and tissue regeneration in newts.
Episode 26: December 2015

Chapters

  1. 0:34
    Feel the heat
    Mosquitos identify human targets by detecting body heat.
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  2. 5:19
    For one night only
    How can more than 100 different species of coral spawn at the same time?
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  3. 10:38
    Have no fear
    Male rats and female rats respond to stress in different ways.
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  4. 15:50
    An evolutionary conundrum
    How can natural selection favor the evolution of non-reproductive worker ants?
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  5. 21:35
    The eyes have it
    Newts can undergo as many as 19 lens regeneration events.
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