Month: April 2016

Links for Radio Show 4-22-16

Dinosaur Extinction
http://www.sci-news.com/paleontology/dinosaurs-long-term-evolutionary-decline-chicxulub-impact-03795.html
http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2016/04/13/1521478113
http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2016/0418/Were-dinosaurs-really-thriving-before-that-huge-asteroid-wiped-them-out

Animal Cognition/Corvids & Frans de Waal
https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/can-squirrels-count-and-why-would-they-want-to/2016/04/08/da3bf470-fceb-11e5-9140-e61d062438bb_story.html
http://rsos.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/3/4/160104
http://arstechnica.com/science/2016/04/when-it-comes-to-brains-size-doesnt-matter/
http://www.diyphotography.net/sony-gave-an-octopus-at-a-new-zealand-aquarium-a-camera-trains-it-to-photograph-tourists/

Monkey Teeth show Early Migration
http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2016/0420/These-monkey-teeth-might-shake-up-the-history-of-primates-in-the-Americas
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature17415.html
http://adaptivescientist.com/first-north-american-monkey-fossils-are-found-new-species-named-panamacebus-transitus/
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/monkeys-may-have-come-north-america-rafts-180958864/

Hannibal’s Route Through the Alps
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/horse-poo-helps-unravel-mystery-hannibals-route-through-alps-180958660/
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/arcm.12228/full
http://www.sci-news.com/archaeology/hannibals-route-alps-03763.html
https://theconversation.com/how-ancient-horse-dung-bacteria-is-helping-our-team-locate-where-hannibal-crossed-the-alps-57135
http://www.britannica.com/biography/Sir-Gavin-de-Beer

Ancient Skeleton Mosaic
http://www.archaeology.org/news/4404-160422-turkey-skeleton-mosaic
http://www.dailysabah.com/nation/2016/04/22/2400-year-old-mosaic-found-in-southern-turkey-says-be-cheerful-enjoy-your-life

Ancient Greek Curse Tablets
http://www.livescience.com/54285-curse-tablets-uncovered-in-greece.html

Blocks from Queen Hatshepsut
http://www.livescience.com/54476-building-for-queen-hatshepsut-discovered.html
https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=482652288606587&id=336764893195328
http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2009/04/hatshepsut/brown-text/1

Origins of Swiss Cheesemaking
http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0151442
http://www.sci-news.com/archaeology/cheesemaking-swiss-alps-03804.html
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/04/160421141507.htm

Songs of Consolation
http://gizmodo.com/listen-to-an-ancient-song-that-hasnt-been-heard-for-a-t-1772517106
http://www.cam.ac.uk/research/news/first-performance-in-1000-years-lost-songs-from-the-middle-ages-are-brought-back-to-life-0

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Links for 4-15-16

Zika
http://www.wired.com/2016/04/cdc-official-zika-causes-microcephaly/
http://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2016/s0413-zika-microcephaly.html

Brain Implant for Spinal Column Bypass
http://www.wired.com/2016/04/quadriplegic-uses-brain-implant-control-muscles/
http://www.nature.com/news/first-paralysed-person-to-be-reanimated-offers-neuroscience-insights-1.19749

Acupuncture for Hot Flashes (and in general)
http://scienceblogs.com/insolence/2016/04/13/once-again-acupuncture-doesnt-work-for-menopausal-hot-flashes/
http://annals.org/article.aspx?articleid=2481811
http://scienceblogs.com/insolence/2007/12/19/acupuncture-and-hot-flashes-in-breast-ca/
http://www.cochrane.org/CD007410/MENSTR_acupuncture-for-menopausal-hot-flushes

Cave Art
http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2016/04/early-start-some-europe-s-oldest-cave-art
http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2016/04/06/1523158113
http://www.rawstory.com/2016/04/prehistoric-artwork-in-french-cave-10000-years-older-than-previously-thought-researchers/

Glass Plate shows Exoplanet in 1917
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/scientists-actually-discovered-exoplanets-over-70-years-earlier-than-thought-180958753/
http://gizmodo.com/astronomers-found-evidence-for-exoplanets-70-years-ago-1770485757
https://carnegiescience.edu/node/2019
http://gizmodo.com/heres-how-astronomers-will-solve-the-alien-megastructur-1753665256

Universe Expanding Too Quickly?
http://www.sciencealert.com/the-universe-is-expanding-faster-than-the-laws-of-physics-can-explain

New Galaxy
http://gizmodo.com/a-giant-galaxy-orbiting-our-own-just-appeared-out-of-no-1771257641
http://mnras.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2016/04/13/mnras.stw733.abstract

Bosnian Ball
http://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.ca/2016/04/spherical-rock-in-bosnia-stirs.html#.VxDveHorGwe

Antibacterial Soap
http://www.sciencealert.com/more-data-suggests-antibacterial-soaps-do-more-harm-than-good