This week, we encounter some really old art, wetlands may solve all our problems, and our discussion of robotic snakes takes a turn for the creepy.
This week, we see how human movement restricts animal movement, we make a big FUS about the synapses, and 3D printing of bacteria creates actual living tattoos.
This week, a new analysis of rivers might help us sustain small-scale fishing, a new protein has been designed from scratch, and bats figure out how to get from point A to point B
This week, we figure out some of the mysteries of the pigeon genome, a tomato ripening protein wasn't doing quite what we thought it was, and Pat shares her love of structural biology.
This week, the condensin complex is organizing your DNA, elastic hydrogels have squeaky bounces, and alcohol use contributes to cocaine addiction.
This week, we use some sticky fish as inspiration for building robots, we plumb the history of ancient Rome, and mutant pigs may bring us a future of xenotransplantation.
This week, we spy on ever elusive neutrinos, Legionella plays Arkanoid with our mitochondria, and we get lost in RAN-translation.
This week, we get caught up in plasma vortexes that form in the wake of atomic collisions, we break open molecular ladders to transform materials, and we identify immune system cells that mean well, but usually end up doing more harm than good. We also discuss the ending of Battlestar Galactica so once you hear word of cylons, skip ahead a bit to avoid getting spoiled. Apologies!