Month: May 2016

Radio Show Links 5-27-16

Here are the links for this week’s show! This week we have stories from across the spectrum. Cephalopods, A possible new fundamental force of nature, and a possible end to animal testing among other stories. We’ll also talk about how the ‘superbug’ is not coming to kill us all just yet.  (more…)

Links for 5/20/16

Sappho Poem Date

http://gizmodo.com/scientists-used-the-stars-to-confirm-when-a-famous-sapp-1776569251

http://www.narit.or.th/en/files/2016JAHHvol19/2016JAHH…19…18C.pdf

http://www.uta.edu/news/releases/2016/05/Cuntz-dating-poem.php

http://www.sacred-texts.com/cla/sappho/sappho2.htm

http://www.jstor.org/stable/4432242?seq=15#page_scan_tab_contents

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Forensic Science Failures
http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/jurisprudence/2015/04/fbi_s_flawed_forensics_expert_testimony_hair_analysis_bite_marks_fingerprints.html

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/crime/fbi-overstated-forensic-hair-matches-in-nearly-all-criminal-trials-for-decades/2015/04/18/39c8d8c6-e515-11e4-b510-962fcfabc310_story.html

http://reason.com/archives/2009/05/15/a-forensics-charlatan-gets-cau

http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/jurisprudence/2008/08/csoy.single.html

Mantle Convection Currents
http://www.nature.com/ngeo/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/ngeo2709.html

https://www.facebook.com/amightygirl/photos/a.360833590619627.72897.316489315054055/1027185213984458/?type=3

http://www.cam.ac.uk/research/news/first-global-map-of-flow-within-the-earths-mantle-finds-the-surface-is-moving-up-and-down-like-a-yo

http://gizmodo.com/we-were-totally-wrong-about-whats-happening-inside-eart-1775495644

First Topographical Map of Mercury
http://www.sci-news.com/featurednews/global-topographic-map-mercury-03849.html

http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/messenger/multimedia/messenger_gallery.html

https://www.usgs.gov/news/first-global-topographic-map-mercury-released

http://messenger.jhuapl.edu/Explore/Images.html#global-mosaics

“Discovery” of 2007 OR10

http://www.geekwire.com/2016/dwarfy-mcplanetface-2007-or10-unnamed/

http://web.gps.caltech.edu/~mbrown/dps.html

http://gizmodo.com/a-huge-unnamed-dwarf-planet-almost-the-size-of-pluto-1776287457

http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?feature=6509

http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/0004-6256/151/5/117/meta;jsessionid=09130E1B4716EBC1AD56EF2EF65E7606.c3.iopscience.cld.iop.org

http://www.sciencealert.com/a-huge-mystery-dwarf-planet-was-hiding-in-our-solar-system-all-this-time

Colorectal Cancer Risk in 18th Century Mummy

http://news.discovery.com/history/colon-cancer-found-in-18th-century-hungarian-mummy-160329.htm

http://www.livescience.com/54177-colon-cancer-found-in-hungarian-mummy.html

http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0147217

Common Snapping Turtle
http://www.sci-news.com/genetics/gene-temperature-dependent-sex-determination-snapping-turtles-03846.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BRrWiW1o19E

http://www.genetics.org/content/203/1/557

Radio Show 4-29-16

Sorry this is so late!

Beetle with Zinc in Jaw
insider.si.edu/2016/04/smithsonian-discovery-46-million-year-old-beetle-zinc-jaws/

http://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/full/10.1139/cjes-2015-0157#.VxTbZk0UXa8

Amazon River Plume Coral Reef

http://www.sci-news.com/biology/reef-system-amazon-river-mouth-03813.html

http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/2/4/e1501252.full

http://phys.org/news/2016-04-scientists-reef-mouth-amazon-river.html

http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/advances/suppl/2016/04/19/2.4.e1501252.DC1/1501252_SM.pdf (Pictures of samples found)

Hugging your Dog?!

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/canine-corner/201604/the-data-says-dont-hug-the-dog

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2016/04/27/no-science-didnt-prove-that-dogs-hate-hugs/

Rosacea and Alzheimer’s

http://news.health.com/2016/04/28/are-people-with-rosacea-at-higher-risk-for-alzheimers/

http://neurosciencenews.com/alzheimers-rosacea-neurology-4132/

Mumps

http://abcnews.go.com/Health/mumps-outbreak-reaches-40-harvard-university/story?id=38703839

http://www.boston.com/news/local-news/2016/04/26/harvard-40-cases-mumps

http://www.harvard.edu/about-harvard/harvard-glance/student-life

http://www.cambridgepublichealth.org/services/diseases-conditions/CPHD-Mumps-Advisory-4-28-16-FINAL.pdf