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Radio Show Links for 6-3-16

This show includes stories about a range of topics from mosquitoes to misidentified archaeological remains!

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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

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

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

Links 3/25/16

Transgenic & Conventional vs. Organic Foods






Minimal Synthetic Cell




CRISPR & HIV





Emmy Noether



Walking Fish




New Fossil Remains of Ancient Hominid

http://www.sci-news.com/othersciences/anthropology/australopithecus-afarensis-kenya-03729.html

Links for Radio Show 3-18-16

Kidney Disease/Transplantation
Transgenic Banana for Ugandan Vitamin A Deficiencies
Joan Murrell Owens
Materials Based on Islamic Designs
SeaWorld to Stop Breeding Orcas
Dengue Fever Vaccine
Malaria Resensitization

Linksk for 3-11-16

Death of Baby from Meningitis

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/naturopath-says-collet-stephan-asked-for-something-for-meningitis-1.3484501


Octopus!

http://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/okeanos/explorations/ex1603/logs/mar2/mar2.html


Popcorn!

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/ancient-popcorn-unearthed-in-peru-81304339/



Japanese Great Tits

http://www.biosphereonline.com/2016/03/09/syntax-discovered-in-bird-song/


Splenda/Sucralose

http://www.forbes.com/sites/emilywillingham/2016/03/10/splenda-reduces-cancer-rates-in-some-mice/#6a6ffb831e57


Hominid Eating Habits

http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2016/03/how-sliced-meat-drove-human-evolution?

Desert Tortoises

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/marine-corps-airlifting-1185-desert-tortoises-new-training-grounds-180958315

Links for February 12, 2016

Gravitational Waves
African American Contributors to NASA
Meteorite