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Episode 67: June 2020

In this episode, we hear about a controversial claim in plant science, why we cannot get enough of chocolate, HIV in women, sex as a biological variable, and why not all zebrafish like to mingle.
Episode 67: June 2020
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Chapters

  1. 0:35
    Can plants learn?
    Contrary to previous reports, pea plants may not be capable of associative learning
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  2. 6:38
    Food for thought
    A high-sugar diet can increase our desire to eat sweet food
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  3. 14:03
    Lonely or lonesome?
    Isolation increases anxiety and social fear in zebrafish
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  4. 20:20
    How HIV spreads in women
    HIV infects and remodels T cells from the womb to better spread in the body
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  5. 27:38
    Sex bias in biomedical research
    Researchers tend to overlook sex differences in experiments and analyses.
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