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  1. Episode 52: December 2018

    In this episode, we hear about how flies taste salt, animal personalities, fossil flowers and flying squirrels, and the impact of climate change on seal pups.
  2. The Author's Story

    The Author's Story: A Series of Interviews

    Edited by Emma Pewsey
    eLife authors answer questions about their life and work.
  3. January 2014

    Episode 8: January 2014

    In this episode we discuss rats, ants, sharks and rays, and the pathogen that causes corn smut in maize.
  4. Episode 43: November 2017

    In this episode, we hear about tool use in monkeys, sleep regulation, marsupial placentas, health campaigns and why science papers are so hard to read.
  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. The cone snail Conus geographicus eating a goby fish

    Episode 55: March 2019

    In this episode, we hear about fast-acting insulin in cone snails, the roots of addiction, new gene editing techniques and gender biases in joint first authors.
  7. The regeneration game: an interview with Brian Bradshaw

    Brian Bradshaw studies regeneration in marine animals called cnidarians at the National University of Ireland Galway (NUI Galway). Thanks to his parents and older brother, he developed a love of nature and the outdoors at a young age, which steered him towards a career in science.
  8. Episode 46: March 2018

    In this episode, we hear about autism, insulin resistance, Sci-Hub, coping with low levels of oxygen, and how the brain responds to blindness.
  9. July 2014

    Episode 13: July 2014

    In this episode we hear about using photographs to diagnose rare genetic disorders, an unexpected benefit of exercise, hybridizing fish species, Rett syndrome, and using gene drives to eradicate disease.
    1. Neuroscience

    Biophysics of object segmentation in a collision-detecting neuron

    Richard Burkett Dewell, Fabrizio Gabbiani
    Active dendritic processing enables an individual neuron to discriminate the spatial pattern of synaptic inputs, increasing neural and behavioral selectivity for escaping an impending threat.

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