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Babbage: The evolution of bromance

August 10th, 2016

Episode 764 of 886 episodes

Host Jason Palmer asks Natasha Loder if scientists are getting ever closer to the fountain of youth in pill form. Richard Wrangham explains why men are more touchy-feely than women after competitive sport. And Matt Kaplan examines how one sea creature's means of self-repair could help humans with damaged hearing

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