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Episode 36: February 2017

Episode 36: February 2017

Chapters

  1. 0:33
    Oxygen and epilepsy
    Decreased blood flow in the brain is responsible for post-seizure symptoms in rats with epilepsy.
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  2. 6:15
    Testing the sushi-belt model
    Simulations illuminate a tradeoff between speed and precision in the movement of proteins and other molecules around neurons.
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  3. 12:20
    Lessons from Troy
    Archaeological evidence suggests that a young woman from ancient Troy died from a pregnancy-related infection.
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  4. 17:31
    Disturbing the carbon balance
    Climate affects the ability of the Amazon rainforest to store carbon after selective logging.
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  5. 22:40
    Distorting the facts
    A bias towards publishing positive results is making it harder to distinguish between true and false claims in science.
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