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Episode 77: December 2021

In this episode, we hear about coral bleaching, neolithic diseases, oxytocin, the evolution of disease genes, and plans for an atlas of plant cells.
Episode 77: December 2021
Wayne S. Grazio (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Chapters

  1. 0:38
    Trade-offs at coral reefs
    Corals that are immune to bleaching tend to grow more slowly
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  2. 6:44
    Boost from the past
    Neolithic diseases influenced the evolution of our immune responses
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  3. 13:07
    Mapping plant cells
    A plant cell atlas that shows the location and organization of molecules at cellular and tissue levels will help re-imagine plant sciences
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  4. 20:39
    The science behind oxytocin
    How neurons fine-tune the release of oxytocin
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  5. 27:02
    Genes and disease
    Deleterious genes hold up the evolution of healthy genes