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Episode 40: July 2017

Hear about the sea urchin immune system, symbiotic bacteria in squid, anxiety and a training course to promote collaboration between scientists.
Episode 40: July 2017

Chapters

  1. 0:34
    A new model animal
    The sea urchin may be a good model for understanding how immune responses work in humans and other vertebrates.
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  2. 6:03
    Friend or foe?
    Mutations in a single gene can affect whether some bioluminescent bacteria will make good partners for squid.
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  3. 13:03
    The anxious brain
    A region of the brain called the intraparietal sulcus becomes more active when volunteers expect to receive a shock.
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  4. 17:39
    Training scientists to collaborate
    Two institutes on opposite sides of the Atlantic developed a joint course to encourage networking between early-career researchers.
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