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Episode 53: January 2019

In this episode, we hear about memory consolidation, breast cancer, leafcutter ants, deep-sea biodiversity and the beneficial effects of oxytocin on our health.
Episode 53: January 2019
A Glover, T Dahlgren, H Wiklund, Natural History Museum / University of Gothenburg (CC BY 4.0)

Chapters

  1. 0:34
    Breast cancer and estrogen
    Estrogen response in breast cancer cells is not cyclical, as previously thought.
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  2. 7:26
    Farmer ants
    A class of bacteria called Mollicutes help leafcutter ants to farm fungus for food.
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  3. 14:28
    Scented memories
    How do smells influence memory consolidation during sleep?
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  4. 21:45
    Deep sea treasures
    Integrative taxonomy could help ensure that the resources in our oceans are managed in a sustainable manner.
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  5. 28:34
    The benefits of oxytocin
    Oxytocin makes rats more adventurous and protects their cells from ageing.
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