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Sentience and Animal Ethics

On today’s episode: One scientist built a robot to hunt down and scare the fins off of mosquitofish. Bladeless, noninvasive….brain surgery? And what is sentience? How does it factor into our decisions about animal treatment? All that and more today on All Around...

Neurotransmitters

On today’s episode: Mice can control surges of dopamine in their brain in order to get a snack. The CDC is telling everyone to wear masks again… let’s talk about why. And we talk about how neurotransmitters work. All that and more today on All Around Science....

Zombie Fires

On today’s episode: Morning waking time seems to be related to risk of depression. Giraffes have high blood pressure, but they don’t seem to care! Zombie fires are lurking in boreal forests! All that and more today on All Around Science. LINKS: ARTICLE:...