eLife Episode 46: Robin Hood and Autism

Science publishing, diabetes and coenzyme Q, oxygen and evolution, lip-reading, and autism...
28 March 2018
Presented by Chris Smith
Production by Chris Smith.


 Light refracts off the comb-rows of the ctenophore Mertensia ovum producing stripes of rainbow color. One of the two tentacles with which it feeds is deployed while the other is retracted.


How much of the world's scientific literature now sits in SciHub, we hear why statins might be making diabetes worse, if oxygen did - or didn't - hold back the evolution of multicellular life, the neurological basis of lip-reading, and how the brain can compensate for autism...


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