Dr Allison Gill joins the guys to discuss how general anesthesia is permanently damaging the brains of children, the mysterious cause of a massive die-off of a species of deer with two dicks on its face, and how a non-human scientist discovered how to fight malaria using toothpaste.
The guys kick off 2018 by welcoming back Dr. Eva to discuss the "shocking" new Native American DNA that was found, how a diabetes drug might cure Alzheimer's disease, how smelling a dirty shirt can calm you down, and an easy way to look three years younger without spending a dime.
In this special Year End Science Review, we look back at the biggest news stories of 2017 from a whole new kind of astronomy, to secret pyramid rooms and not-so-legitimate ancient archaeological sites. We also hit a few of the best articles from the last week of 2017 including how pregnancy can help cure Multiple Scerosis, why some fathers have mostly boys or mostly girls, and how phone hackers can very easily crack your pin code 99.5% of the time.
The guys discuss how shocking part of the brain can erase the symptoms of autism (in mice), why a surprisingly high percentage of chemistry papers are complete BS, and the best way (according to scientific research) to change the mind of Climate Denier.
Connor joins the guys to discuss what makes our brains different from chimps, how a new species emerged before our very eyes over the last few decades, how a species of goat went extinct twice, and the unexpected effectiveness of Avatar Therapy.
Allison Gill joins the guys to discuss a life-lengthening drug derived from Amish blood, a rogue herpes study, how hot water freezes faster than cold water, and how much of Chinese academia is focused on hating black people.