Comedian Shane Mauss sits down with Post Doctoral Fellow from The University of Maryland, Kristin Hook and they talk about mice sperm, speciation, and what science has learned about the behavior of sperm and the egg. Can other cellular tissue become or function as sperm?
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Shane talks with Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology at Duke University, Herman Pontzer. They dive deep into how ancient humans, primates and non-primates burn energy and what we can learn from it. What is Persistence Hunting, and when did humans split from chimps?
Charity Of The Week: The National Center For Science Education www.NCSE.org
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Shane talks about emotion regulation and scanning babies with OHSU Behavioral Neuroscience Grad. Student Elina Thomas. Charity of the Week: [NAMI Organization](https://www.nami.org/) Outro music by The Long Hunt
Shane dives into the weeds talking with OHSU Grad. Student Rebecca Hood about behavioral neuroscience, Parkinson’s disease, and the resilience of mice. Charity of The Week – World Parkinson’s Coalition. Outro music by The Long Hunt
Shane has a far out conversation about space with Ph.D. James Schwartz: philosophy teacher at Wichita State University. They discuss the philosophy and ethics of space exploration. The charity of the week is The Planetary Society. "He’s Just A Protostar" performed by J Schwartz.