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Episode 66: May 2020

In this episode we hear about sparrows, cave-dwelling fish, COVID-19 in hospital staff, anti-fungal drugs and lack of insect diversity in soil.
Episode 66: May 2020
Image credit: Wambaugh et al. 2020

Chapters

  1. 0:35
    Sparrows change with the times
    Genetic plasticity allows sparrows to thrive alongside humans.
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  2. 6:34
    Growing in the dark
    How long does it take fish to evolve to live in a cave?
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  3. 13:29
    Screening healthcare workers for Covid-19
    Many staff in a UK hospital who tested positive for coronavirus had no, or few, symptoms.
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  4. 18:34
    A new strategy to kill fungi
    Combining fluconazole with other drugs may improve the treatment of fungal infections.
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  5. 25:18
    When humans move in
    Fewer species of insects live in the soil of agricultural land than in natural environments.
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