Science News of the Week:
Why the adolescent brain is more susceptible to drug abuse
A water-covered steamy giant exoplanet
Stress, depression and aging
A rocket launched into the aurora borealis
Electric cars more harmful to health and the environment than gasoline cars?
Song of the Week:
The Black and White Years’ “Everything’s Eventual” off Patterns. The BWYs were an early announcement to the South By Southwest Music festival this year, coming up in mid-March. Congrats guys!
This Week’s Featured Stories:
DNA on your Dinner Plate Jorge speaks with David Shindel, Executive Secretary of the Consortium for the Barcode of Life (CBOL), about DNA barcodes and what a dining experience of the future might look like.
Denial Gate Deborah Byrd and Jorge discuss a big story in climate change this week… the leaking of internal documents from an influential think-tank.
Thanks for listening in. We’ll catch ya next week!
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