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  1. October 2015

    Episode 24: October 2015

    In this episode we hear about Parkinson's Disease, depression, chickenpox, bats, beetles, and how small prey can escape larger predators.
  2. Meet <i>Homo naledi</i>

    Episode 23: Meet Homo naledi

    In this special episode we hear about a new human species, Homo naledi, that has been unearthed from the Rising Star cave system in South Africa.
  3. August 2015

    Episode 22: August 2015

    In this episode we hear about cancer, dengue fever, sperm DNA and neurons that are sensitive to magnetic fields.
  4. June 2015

    Episode 21: June 2015

    In this episode we hear about tinnitus and hyperacusis, salamanders, chemical harpoons, and the role of ultrasound and song in the mating rituals of mice and flies.
  5. May 2015

    Episode 20: May 2015

    In this episode we hear about echolocation, bacteriophages, babies and pain, a neural code for food abundance, and how zebrafish can make their own sunscreen.
  6. March 2015

    Episode 19: March 2015

    In this episode we hear about herpes, breweries, model organisms, social interactions in rats and traumatic brain injuries in flies.
  7. February 2015

    Episode 18: February 2015

    In this episode we hear about TB, HIV, social behaviour in ants, genetics in baboons and a surprising twist to the handshake.
  8. January 2015

    Episode 17: January 2015

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