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A weekly roundup of science, technology and intelligent optimism (not necessarily in that order).

FC116: The Grandmother Hypothesis

Plus, time cells, bionic gloves, the best seed-saving story you'll ever hear, and good news on COVID-19 vaccines, elephantiasis, landmines in the Falklands, and a massive new reserve in the Atlantic Ocean.

FC115: Skin Hunger

Plus, the First Troll President, lab-grown chicken, close-up photography, uncanny vulvas, and good news on AIDS treatments, women's rights in the Middle East and turtles in the Gulf of Mexico.

FC113: Let Them Eat Dirt

Plus, the smallest boat on Earth, why China may have already peaked, digital public parks, and good news on tuberculosis, child marriage in Bangladesh and ocean conservation in Samoa.

FC107: 3D Damascus Steel

Plus, silent owl wings, giant mech warriors, big wave surfing, and good news on global inequality, hydrofluorocarbons, air pollution in China and re-wilding in Australia

FC105: Rice Cooker Voodoo

Plus, real conspiracies, zeppelins, quantum chemistry, and good news on global AIDS deaths, refugees in Germany and ocean conservation in Belize and the Seychelles.

FC101: We've Got Some Big News

Plus, Arctic code, a new CasΦ for the CRISPR family, bird tracks in the sky, and good news on population growth, military spending, wildlife bans in Vietnam and woodland cover in the United Kingdom.

FC98: Talk Is Cheap

Plus, The Narrow Waist Of The Internet, Thomas Friedman is the worst (so are brains), and good news on FGM in Sudan, traffic deaths in the US and coal power in the UK.

FC97: Mr Electrico

Plus, hot qubits, magic mushrooms, Nicolas Jaar, and good news on coal financing in Japan, a Green New Deal in South Korea, and white-tailed eagles in Britain.

FC92: A Decade of Vaccines

Plus, Kanye's Sunday Service, heartprints, AR contact lenses, the "Bohemian Rhapsody" of T-cells, and good news on Chinese birth rates, global fisheries and solar in Vietnam.

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