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Episode 51: November 2018

In this episode, we hear about mammals moving to the suburbs, LSD and the brain, publication bias, contagious cancers, and the effect of climate change on mosquito-borne diseases.
Episode 51: November 2018
Linda Martin (CC BY-ND 2.0)

Chapters

  1. 0:35
    Moving to suburbia
    Some mammals have successfully adjusted to life in urban environments.
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  2. 6:50
    The many faces of climate change
    Climate change can have mixed effects on mosquito-borne diseases.
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  3. 12:38
    Contagious cancers
    Transmissible tumors threaten the existence of the Tasmanian devil.
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  4. 20:07
    LSD and the brain
    Studying the effects of LSD on the brain may lead to new treatments for psychiatric disorders.
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  5. 25:36
    Exploring publication bias
    Editors and reviewers are more likely to accept a manuscript if they have the same gender and nationality as the authors. A preprint of the study is available here.