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Episode 64: February 2020

In this episode we hear about genetic privacy, plants with three parents, using cannabis to treat endometriosis, a new type of hearing test and how we can enjoy a cuddle.
Episode 64: February 2020
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Chapters

  1. 0:36
    Struggling to hear in noisy places?
    A new hearing test can tell why crowds make conversation tricky for some people.
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  2. 7:36
    Stealing your genome
    If you've uploaded your DNA on genealogy databases, it may be at risk.
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  3. 15:34
    Plants with three parents
    Some seeds have two dads, but how can this happen?
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  4. 23:29
    Cannabis treatment for endometriosis
    THC improves the symptoms of mice with endometriosis.
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  5. 27:45
    C is for cuddle
    How do sensory C fibers send pleasant sensations to the brain?
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