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In this week’s news roundup, Rachel Feltman of The Washington Post joins us for a roundup of her top science stories of the week.
Biologist Thor Hanson describes the dizzying diversity of seeds. A new documentary, Seeds of Time portrays the fight to save them.
“Normal” human skin cells can contain a surprisingly large number of sun-induced mutations in their DNA, a new study has found.
A multi-year scientific expedition gives scientists new insights into the ocean’s viral communities.
Neal Stephenson’s new novel Seveneves blasts humanity into orbit, only to bring them down to earth...five thousand years later.
Damon Lavrinc, an editor at Jalopnik, talks about driving apps and gadgets.
Reminiscent of the flashy dance halls and shag carpets of the '70s, the disco clam flaunts frilly tentacles and its very own light show.