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Call me technologically challenged, but I have absolutely no idea how this episode of “This American Life” from 2011 popped up in my downloaded podcasts. But I’m lucky it did, as it made for an hour or so of entertaining, thought-provoking, insightful listening – on poultry. “Poultry Slam” is a sort-of annual tradition of TAL, … More Podcast Love

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So, John O’Keefe, May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser got a call from Stockholm yesterday morning. The Nobel Prize in Physiology 2014 is theirs, for the discovery of “the brain’s GPS”, as many like to call it. If you’d like to hear the Mosers themselves talk about their discovery of grid cells, and how they came … More Podcast Love

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I spend 45 minutes driving to work in each direction every day. Podcasts are what keep my brain busy and happy while I drive. My recommendation for this week – a Radiolab podcast dedicated to the Galapagos islands. It’s classic Radiolab style, taking you on a journey through what many of us probably still think … More Podcast Love