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Episode 33: November 2016

In this episode we hear about the first heartbeat, African sleeping sickness, elephant genetics, the rubber hand illusion and women in science.
Episode 33: November 2016

Chapters

  1. 0:33
    Time to beat
    The heart starts to beat earlier than previously thought.
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  2. 6:42
    Lurking in the skin
    The parasites that cause African sleeping sickness can hide in the skin of healthy people.
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  3. 12:49
    Why don't elephants get cancer?
    Elephants have extra copies of a gene that protects against cancer.
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  4. 18:34
    Out of control
    The rubber hand illusion and feelings of disembodiment.
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  5. 24:32
    A woman in science
    Indira Raman offers her perspective on being a scientist.
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