July 1st, 2013
Episode 311 of 689 episodes
This week, news that plants can do molecular long division; scientists have discovered that plants calculate precisely how quickly to burn off their energy stores overnight so that they run out literally as the Sun rises so they can start photosynthesising again. Also, how a tear-powered contact lens for diabetics can measure their blood sugar.
Welcome to the Brain Training Podcast, the daily audio workout for your head. In this podcast we have two games for you, each with three rounds which get progressively harder. To enjoy the full experience, relax, and avoid distractions whilst you listen.