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Episode 41: September 2017

In this episode we hear about biomarkers for epilepsy, how fish can recognise faces, insect anti-anti aphrodisiacs, and why striving for novelty may hinder the progress of science.
Episode 41: September 2017

Chapters

  1. 0:34
    Fishing for clues
    Mekada fish can recognise each other – but only if their faces are the right way up.
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  2. 5:56
    Insect love potion
    Female Lygus bugs use an anti-anti aphrodisiac to signal that they are ready for mating.
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  3. 12:52
    New insights into epilepsy
    Early changes in the brain can indicate how severe epilepsy will be.
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  4. 18:33
    Is novelty overrated?
    An over-emphasis on novelty is having detrimental effects on science.
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