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Episode 34: December 2016

In this episode we hear about fossil footprints, taking medical research to the clinic, sleepy flies, team-working ants and diversity in science.
Episode 34: December 2016

Chapters

  1. 0:34
    Stepping back in time
    Fossil footprints reveal that some of our human-like ancestors could have been taller than we thought.
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  2. 7:07
    Making the most of preclinical evidence
    A new approach helps researchers to assess data from many small-scale studies before designing clinical trials.
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  3. 12:35
    The "food coma" effect
    The size and nutritional content of meals influences how sleepy a fly feels afterwards.
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  4. 18:00
    Off the beaten track
    A new kind of ant trail helps ants collectively navigate back to the nest while carrying a large food item.
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  5. 23:29
    Diversity in science
    How can we ensure that minority backgrounds are fairly represented in science?
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