The New X-Men, Mercurial Science, and World Robot Domination

April 4th, 2012
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Episode 362 of This Week in Science broadcast live from the TWiT Network on 22 March, 2012
Topics: Looking At Mercury, Making Memory, Just Replace X With Bear, Jumping Plankton, Vaccinating Men, How Biologists Kill, TWIWRD!, And Much More…

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Dem Science Bones, Raising Mammoth, And Losing Control

March 28th, 2012
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Episode 361 of This Week in Science broadcast live from the TWiT Network on 15 March, 2012
Topics: TWIS Gets Bony: Microraptor Feathers, New Humans, And Cloning The Mammoth; An Interview With Dr. Valerie Weiss About ‘Losing Control’, And Much More…

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Poo Science Tales, Birds Behaving Badly, And Spider Strings

March 27th, 2012
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Episode 360 of This Week in Science broadcast live from the TWiT Network on 9 March, 2012.
Discussion topics include: Dark Matter Conundrums, Peeking At Antimatter, Gorilla Genes, Leopard Poop Tales, Bad Bird Behavior, Eradicating HIV, Fossil Worms, Computer Lie Detectors, Spider Strings, And Much More…

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Science Updates, Pop-up Robots, And A Planet of Viruses

March 13th, 2012
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Episode 359 of This Week in Science broadcast live from the TWiT Network on 1 March, 2012.
Discussion topics include: Neander pirates, new and improved marijuana, the hunt for ancient ohio’ns, and author and journalist Carl Zimmer joins us and talks about his book, A Planet of Viruses.

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A Brainy Bird, Some Shaky Ground, And A Science Debate

February 29th, 2012
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Episode 358 of This Week in Science broadcast live from the TWiT Network on 23 Feb, 2012.
Discussion topics include: the moon, a special bird, more reasons exercise is good for you, and more.

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Sloshed Fruit Fly Slushie Science

February 21st, 2012
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Episode 357 of This Week in Science broadcast live from the TWiT Network on 16 Feb, 2012.
Discussion topics include: Climate Hubbubbery, Scientists Boycotting Publishers, Shiny Ocean Thermometer, Dancing Bees, Exploding Manure Pits, Dustball Bombs, Nano Trouble, Sloshed Fruit Flies, Fruit Fly Slushies, Pool Life, Plants Get Around, Space Janitors, And Much More…

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The White Zebra Stripes and the Politics of Science

February 14th, 2012
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Episode 356 of This Week in Science broadcast live from the TWiT Network on 9 Feb, 2012.
This week we talk about the end of the ice caps, Zebra stripes, debunking global warming debunkers, sneaky corals, new and improved solar cells, and more!

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Science, Castration, And Some Yawns

February 14th, 2012
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Episode 355 of This Week in Science broadcast live from the TWiT Network on 2 Feb, 2012.

The gang interview Shawn Otto, author of Fool Me Twice, about his book and the politics of science.
Discussion topics also include: What meat do you eat?, castration in male orb-weaver spiders, Yawning, and more.

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