This week, we’re talking about Tegan’s favourite plant, Elizabeth Mrema, the end-of-history illusion and many fun things from the world of science!
Check out Angela Saini, she gives great talks!
Tegan’s favourite plant is Prasinoderma coloniale. The plant’s genome lead to the description of a new phylum.
Joram presents the work of Elizabeth Mrema. Here is the interview on protecting biodiversity.
Bias: End-of-history illusion
According to a preprint published on arxiv, papers downloaded from sci-hub get 1.72 times more cited than papers not downloaded from sci-hub
Funny names of papers:
- A little SNP of this, a little SNP of that
- The E2 Marie Kondo and the CTLH E3 ligase clear deposited RNA binding proteins during the maternal-to-zygotic transition
Looking for giant things
- Doppelganger’s Of New Zealand’s Giant Penguins Found In Northern Hemisphere
- Giant Extinct Wombat Relative Like Nothing Paleontologists Have Seen Before
- Giant Single-Celled Organisms Discovered In The Deepest Regions Of The Pacific
A mother’s tale about her journey away from the dangers of scientific evidence
Movie special episode that we watch together – Little Joe
Join us and form a group for ASPB 2020 conference
If you have questions, send them our way!
Our opening and closing music is Caravana by Phillip Gross
Until next time!