June 4, 2020
The guys discuss an ancient chicken mystery, how neanderthal genes are helping us make babies, and how to not be murdered by a loon.
June 3, 2020
The guys discuss a science news story that is bigger than Coronavirus (but that you almost certainly haven't heard a word about) and a whole new type of gigantic space explosion that was just discovered and is so bizarre that it took scientists two years just to figure out what they were looking at.
May 31, 2020
The week's Corona news is summarized including how a genetic predisposition for Alzheimer's disease may also make you more vulnerable to Coronavirus, what the disease seems to do to pregnant women and their fetuses, and how the pandemic is effecting Latin America.
May 28, 2020
The guys discuss how to use Cold War satellite pictures for modern biology, how to find a billion years of missing geological time, and how to track a bizarre creature known as a "Glacier Mouse".
May 26, 2020
The guys discuss a recent paper that quantifies the likelihood of intelligent life in the Universe and an incredibly surprising and important new paper that may completely change how we treat pain.
May 24, 2020
This week's latest Corona science including medicines that are working (or not working), if you can get reinfected after recovery, whether or not you can actually catch Covid through your eyes, and much more.
May 21, 2020
The guys discuss how Covid19 might not be the worst plague going around right now, how one cold spell 4,000 years ago gave us rice, and why you should grow a beard before a fist fight.
May 20, 2020
The guys get together to discuss some very interesting ancient DNA findings and how to use electricity to draw visible pictures on subjects' brains.
May 17, 2020
This week's published Coronavirus science includes news of the worst choir practice ever, why some of us might be immune to Coronavirus without ever having been exposed to it, and how we're (thankfully) breaking the very rules of science during this outbreak.
May 16, 2020
The guys discuss a pretty cool new snakebite treatment, the mystery behind why otters juggle, and we revisit the scientifically controversial topic of drunk elephants.