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We Have Concerns

Jeff Cannata/Anthony Carboni

Comedy, News & Politics, Society & Culture

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Jeff Cannata and Anthony Carboni talk about the personal philosophical concerns they find lurking inside everyday things. It's fun?

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Keep Your Head Worm

December 11th, 2015

Episode 221 of 363 episodes

Biologists at Tufts University have succeeded in inducing one species of flatworm to grow heads and brains characteristic of another species of flatworm without altering genomic sequence. The discovery could help improve understanding of birth defects and regeneration by revealing a new pathway for controlling complex pattern formation. Jeff and Anthony imagine a world with new, programmable heads, and wonder what kinds of antics these wrongheaded worms might get into.

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