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  1. February 2017

    Episode 36: February 2017

    In this episode we hear about epilepsy, the sushi-belt model of transport in neurons, a mother in ancient Troy, the Amazon rainforest and bias in scientific reporting.
  2. Footprints of the past

    Episode 35: Footprints of the past

    In this special episode we hear the full story of the discovery of the fossil footprints in Laetoli, Tanzania, as featured in episode 34.
  3. December 2016

    Episode 34: December 2016

    In this episode we hear about fossil footprints, taking medical research to the clinic, sleepy flies, team-working ants and diversity in science.
  4. November 2016

    Episode 33: November 2016

    In this episode we hear about the first heartbeat, African sleeping sickness, elephant genetics, the rubber hand illusion and women in science.
  5. September 2016

    Episode 32: September 2016

    In this episode we hear about ancient proteins, aging mice, mosquito nets, resourceful plants and cocktail party conversations.
  6. August 2016

    Episode 31: August 2016

    In this episode we hear about human height, fish joints, colour vision, chimpanzees using tools and open science.
  7. June 2016

    Episode 30: June 2016

    In this episode we hear about drug production, early career researchers, honeybees, human migrations and pain.
  8. May 2016

    Episode 29: May 2016

    In this episode we hear about parasitic worms, dog tumours, epilepsy, DNA sequencing classes and social behaviour in mice.