This show starts with a discussion about the science of gun violence. I wish we didn’t have to talk about this, that we lived in a world where there were no mass shootings. Where guns were only used for hunting, and then only rarely and for subsistence. We’ll then The rest of the show features the regularly scheduled wrap-up of interesting science stories from the week.
Gun Violence in America!
Gun Ownership as a Risk Factor for Homicide in the Home (Kellerman Study)
Lamar Smith Defends Basic Science Funding?!
Bird Brains Feature High Density of Neurons!
Fish Repeatedly Evolved to Survive on Land!
Eurasian Metal found in Alaska, Result of Trade in Pre-European Contact Times!
Bog Butter Not Unusual!
Khmer Cities Discovered with Lidar!