168: Tabula Sapiens
Plus, our very own black hole, Pulitzer Prize-winning science journalism, a visit to the human factory, and good news on cancer in Canada, poverty in Vietnam, a global insurance giant ditching fossil fuels, and the end of greyhound racing in the US.
Plus, electric airplanes, mRNA vaccines for cancer, globalists versus patriots, and good news on diabetes, poverty in Canada, grid upgrades in the United States, and a bucketload of new funding for ocean conservation.
Plus, how Alphafold is upending life sciences, the end of the end of history, the care economy, and good news on womens' rights in Indonesia, a solar power boom in the Phillipines, and the return of forests in Scotland.
165: Molecular Dissasembly Line
Plus, Gigafactory fly-throughs, knitted soup bowl monsters, the first gap-free human genome, and good news on marine conservation in Australia, one-horned rhinoceroses in Assam, and walruses in Svalbard.
164: Spider Talk
Plus, the little copter that could, grid synchronization, lorecraft, and good news on maternal and neonatal tetanus, recyclable wind turbines and spotted owls.
163: Book of Job
Plus, gyrotron-powered millimeter-wave geothermal drilling, swimming outdoors, Mali magic, and good news on clean cooking, EVs in France, and a mega donation for the Amazon.
160: Stephen Hawking's Blackboard
Plus, The Hum, the science of love, uncanny valleys and caring robots, and good news on rubella, the four day work week, gray wolves in the US, and clean energy down under.
159: Elite Mountain Rescue
Plus, micromorts, a fusion breakthrough, electric schoolbuses, TED talks, and good news on sleeping sickness, HIV in Australia, clean steel in Europe, and ocean conservation in Cuba.
158: No More Dead Butterflies
Plus, an mRNA vaccine for HIV, ten love letters to Earth, exoplanets, and good news on Guinea Worm, divorce, record clean energy investments, butterflies, and tigers.
157: Hickory, Dickory, Dock
Plus, a new kind of MRI, hiking robots, world rugby XV, and good news for the Everglades, women's rights in Pakistan and India, rewilding in Finland, and electric vehicle range anxiety.