ORLY-EP0136B - SCIENCE: Talking Monkeys, 3 Parent Babies, Vaping

ORLY-EP0136B - SCIENCE: Talking Monkeys, 3 Parent Babies, Vaping

Welcome to ORLYRADIO #136b recorded Friday December 16th, 2016 - where we dismantle the current events for your edutainment through mostly rational conversations that make you go ‘Oh Really’! I’m your host Andy Cowen, with my usual suspects, Ris McCool, Fred Sims, Amber Biesecker, David O’Connor, Stephen Griffith, and Daniel Atherton.

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Science Bitches!  

  1. Experiments with macaque monkeys have found that they have the vocal capability, but not the cognitive know-how to speak. http://www.iflscience.com/brain/monkeys-should-be-able-to-talk-if-only-they-had-the-brains-to-do-so/

  2. Fertility clinics in the UK can now apply for licenses to create 3-parent babies http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/12/15/505695231/u-k-fertility-clinics-can-now-apply-for-licenses-to-create-3-parent-babies

  3. http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/medical_examiner/2016/12/the_surgeon_general_s_report_on_e_cigarettes_is_surprisingly_mild.html

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