Murder (of Crows) Podcast

  • joram 

This is the spoooooookiest episode of our podcast! We have scary stories, spooky facts and gruesome details about plants and pipettes. We recorded in full costume and would like to see your plant related costumes! Send them to us!

Tegan’s paper: Vaidya, A. S., Helander, J. D. M., Peterson, F. C., Elzinga, D., Dejonghe, W., Kaundal, A., … Cutler, S. R. (2019). Dynamic control of plant water use using designed ABA receptor agonistsScience366(6464), eaaw8848. (on researchgate)

Joram’s favourite plant is the spooooooky ghost pipe – it’s part of our scariest plants list.

Tegan presents the life and work of Ben Barres, the first openly transgender member of the National Academy of Science. This is the article about him Tegan mentions.

Pumpkins are really boring.

When laying their eggs, tobacco hawkmoths avoid plants that smell of caterpillar feces

5 Reasons We Enjoy Being Scared

#TeamTrees, this is a good video about it, this is an article claiming that reforestation potential is grossly overestimated.

Scientists Taught Rats to Drive Tiny Cars to Earn Froot Loops

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Our opening and closing music is Caravana by Phillip Gross

Until next time!

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