May 25th, 2008
Episode 43 of 420 episodes
We dissected a university undergraduate student to find out what it's like to be a science student in 2008. What is it that makes us human? It turns out the behaviours we thought distinguish us from other animals aren't really unique to humans after all. Other stories were: the platypus genome is just as peculiar as the animal itself, waiting anxiously for the Phoenix spacecraft to land on Mars, resurrecting a thylacine gene in a mouse, ivy uses nanoparticles to stick to walls, and the development of ‘plastic’ lasers.For more information visit http://einsteinagogo.net/
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