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. 

Cephalopod Numbers Increasing!

Squid, octopus, and cuttlefish are booming: Good news from the sea?

Cephalopods Thrive in World’s Oceans

Global Proliferation of Cephalopods (Study)

Possible New Force of Nature!

New Evidence Suggests a Fifth Fundamental Force of Nature

Has a Hungarian physics lab found a fifth force of nature? 

Physicists think they might have just detected a fifth force of nature

Observation of Anomalous Internal Pair Creation in Be8: A Possible Indication of a Light, Neutral Boson (Original Study)

Black Plague Deaths Estimated from Pottery!

Research Reveals More Complete Picture of the Devastation Wrought by the Black Death

New research maps in unique detail the devastation of the Black Death on medieval England

Chicxulub Crater Drill Project!

Botanical Mosquito Repellant!

Scientists Confirm Folk Remedy Repels Mosquitoes

Learning From Our Elders: Folk Remedy Yields Mosquito-Thwarting Compound

Isolation and identification of mosquito bite deterrent terpenoids from leaves of American (Callicarpa americana) and Japanese (Callicarpa japonica) beautyberry.

Math Offers Alternative to Animal Testing!

Maths is getting closer to replacing animals in cosmetic testing

Math, not skin, may be a better way to help researchers test consumer products, study shows

Mathematical models of skin permeability: An overview

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