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Jun. 26, 2015

Autonomous Trucks, Overgrown Goldfish, and an Edible Scientific Feud

Rachel Feltman of The Washington Post joins us for a roundup of her top science stories of the week.

A 40,000-Year-Old Jawbone Reveals Neanderthal Ancestry

Scientists find evidence of a modern human with a recent Neanderthal ancestor in Romania.

Author Ashlee Vance Explores the ‘Unified Theory of Elon Musk’

In his new book Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future , journalist Ashlee Vance gives the inside story behind Musk’s “relentless drive and ingenious vision.”

Cephalopod Week Wrap-Up

A wrap of highlights from Cephalopod Week, and a check-in with SciFri education manager Ariel Zych and biologist Chuck Fisher aboard the exploration vessel Nautilus.

Move Over E.Coli: DARPA’s Quest for Next-Gen Bugs

Alicia Jackson, deputy director of DARPA's Biological Technologies Office, says synthetic biology could be the next big thing for military innovation.

Meet Inside Out’s Emotion Coach

Psychology professor Dacher Keltner helped Inside Out’s filmmakers navigate the 11-year-old mind.

Food Failures: I Scream, You Scream...When We Ruin Our Ice Cream

Jeff Potter, author of Cooking for Geeks returns to share homemade ice cream hacks.

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