eLife Podcasts

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The eLife Podcast

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  1. Episode 26: December 2015

    In this episode of the eLife podcast we hear about heat-seeking behaviour in mosquitos, mass spawning in coral reefs, social organization in ants, fear in rats and tissue regeneration in newts.

  2. Episode 25: November 2015

    In this episode of the eLife podcast we hear about deep-sea bacteria, cigarette smoke and lung disease, antibiotic resistance, unconscious perception, and the benefits of sleep.

  3. Episode 24: September/October 2015

    In this episode of the eLife podcast we hear about Parkinson's Disease, depression, chickenpox, bats, beetles, and how small prey can escape larger predators.

  4. Episode 23: Meet Homo naledi

    In this special episode of the eLife podcast we hear about a new human species, Homo naledi, that has been unearthed from the Rising Star cave system in South Africa.

  5. Episode 22: July/August 2015

    In this episode of the eLife podcast we hear about cancer, dengue fever, sperm DNA and neurons that are sensitive to magnetic fields.

  6. Episode 21: June 2015

    In this episode of the eLife podcast we hear about tinnitus and hyperacusis, salamanders, chemical harpoons, and the role of ultrasound and song in the mating rituals of mice and flies.

  7. Episode 20: April/May 2015

    In this episode of the eLife podcast we hear about echolocation, bacteriophages, babies and pain, a neural code for food abundance, and how zebrafish can make their own sunscreen.

  8. Episode 19: March 2015

    In this episode of the eLife podcast we hear about herpes, breweries, model organisms, social interactions in rats and traumatic brain injuries in flies.

  9. Episode 18: February 2015

    In this episode of the eLife podcast we hear about TB, HIV, social behaviour in ants, genetics in baboons and a surprising twist to the handshake.

  10. Episode 17: January 2015

    In this episode of the eLife podcast we hear about controlling sperm by optogenetics, hibernation, body clocks, enzyme structure, and a way to overcome stress-induced infertility.

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