Science on Top Episode 6
This time around we discussed language, specifically phoneme diversity modelling, providing support for the ‘Out of Africa’ theory of human origin; Pluto‘s changing atmosphere and why learning about it is important; Black plants on planets orbiting Red Dwarf binary pairs; Three dominant bacterial families living in the human gut; Whales swimming in freakishly straight lines; and four unlucky Australopithecus sediba hominids who once fell into a cave and thus became awesome!
- Science on Top Podcast and SkeptiCamp Sydney (codenix.org)
- Four Individuals Caught in ‘Death Trap’ May Shed Light on Human Ancestors (news.sciencemag.org)
- Early Human Fossils from South Africa Could Upend Longheld View of Human Evolution (scientificamerican.com)