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Episode 62: December 2019

In this episode we hear about bomb-proof tardigrades, how tuberculosis gets transmitted between cows and badgers, why ants do not get stuck in traffic jams, the state of mental health in academia and more.
Episode 62: December 2019

Chapters

  1. 0:32
    Tardigrades vs. radiation
    How do tardigrades defend themselves against DNA damage?
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  2. 7:14
    Crowded trails
    Ants do not get stuck in traffic jams - but how?
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  3. 12:56
    Bovine tuberculosis
    A new study examines how bovine tuberculosis gets transmitted between badgers and cattle
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  4. 18:54
    Ten statistical commandments
    Incorrect statistics are rife in science, but ten "thou shall not" rules could help the field to improve
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  5. 24:27
    A question of mental health
    New research and initiatives are starting to address the high rates of mental illness in academia
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