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This Week in Science Podcast (TWIS) - Episode 602
Episode #602 — Live Long Because Science! — This week on TWIS (@TWIScience):  hosts Dr. Kiki (@drkiki), Justin Jackson (@jacksonfly), & Blair Bazdarich (@blairsmenagerie).

Dr. Kiki, Blair, & Justin explore the world of science news with a few of the week's popular stories:

(0:00) - Recording Start (now with 5000% MOHR TWISCalendar — in your face!)

(0:36) - Show Start, Intro - Dr. Kiki.

(1:04) - Disclaimer! Disclaimer! Disclaimer! - Justin

(2:16) - Opening Theme Music.

(2:50) - Opening "Good Science!" Greetings - with (a briefly muted)  Dr. Kiki, Blair & Justin. Intros & Top Story Headlines. 

(4:52) - TWIS will LIVE STREAM from SF Sketchfest! At the California Academy of Sciences, Thursday, January 19th, 2017 @ 6 p.m., Tickets & Info at https://goo.gl/yQTtFD.

() - Info on TWIS 2017 Calendars! $20 + shipping. https://goo.gl/1phr0L

(5:43) - Cultural Differences May Leave Their Mark on DNA, Dr. Kiki - https://goo.gl/i9oWrq

(12:47) - Calorie restriction lets monkeys live long and prosper, Dr. Kiki - https://goo.gl/AAEAo0

(21:15) - The first humans arrived in North America a lot earlier than believed, Justin - https://goo.gl/gl0OHe

And now it's time for...

(31:54) - Blair's Animal Corner!

(32:10) - Blair's Animal Corner Theme

(32:31) - Climate change could kill off parasites, destabilizing ecosystems, Blair - https://goo.gl/lkrXy0

(40:26) - Worms have teenage ambivalence, too, Blair - https://goo.gl/GCbzmt

(47:43) - And we're at the break!

(48:05) - Half-Time Theme Music.

(48:28) - TWIS 2017 Calendars! $20 + shipping. https://goo.gl/1phr0L

(49:00) - TWIS will LIVE STREAM from SF Sketchfest! At the California Academy of Sciences, Thursday, January 19th, 2017 @ 6 p.m., Tickets & Info at https://goo.gl/yQTtFD.

(49:39) - This is where you can find out about our Zazzle store (http://www.zazzle.com/thisweekinscience) and supporting us through Paypal (http://bit.ly/twis-paypal) and Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinsci... Tell more folks about TWIS (http://twis.org). And please leave great reviews for the podcast on iTunes (http://apple.co/2bJGvtB). More minions, please!

(50:26) - A very special voice appearance of young Master Kai as TWIS pitchman.

(54:33) - Interstitial Music: George Hrab, "Skeptic," from the album "Vitriol." (https://itun.es/us/H1qUe).

(55:19) - And we're back from the break!

(55:25) - Discovery adds rock collecting to Neanderthal's repertoire, Justin - https://goo.gl/3Lz6et

(1:01:27) -  Study suggests surprising reason killer whales go through menopause, Dr. Kiki - https://goo.gl/O74BO2

(1:09:16) - Persistent infection keeps immune memory sharp, leading to long-term protection, Justin -  https://goo.gl/GLKw0p

(1:18:49) - Researchers Track Eels on Their Cross-Atlantic Migration, Dr. Kiki - https://goo.gl/K2senq

(1:26:20) - 'We could make that!' -- Chance meeting leads to creation of antibiotic spider silk, Bliar - https://goo.gl/YJ672p

(1;30:07) - Show Wrap-up & Thank you's.

(1:32:11) - Next Week — A Very Special TWIS Interview with James Owen Weatherall about his book about... well, nothing! The Physics Of Nothing, that is (https://goo.gl/1nntuq). Be sure to tune in!

(1:32:46) - Also - TWIS will LIVE STREAM from SF Sketchfest! At the California Academy of Sciences, Thursday, January 19th, 2017 @ 6 p.m., Tickets & Info at https://goo.gl/yQTtFD.

(1:35:19) - End Theme - w/ Dance Party!

And that's all, folks! Except, we still have...

(1:38:50) - The After-Show! - which included: prepping for the SF Sketchfest tomorrow, making sure we have music/sounds, stories for the SF Sketchfest tomorrow night, logistics of live streaming the show.

Listen to the full episode in audio or check out the show notes at our website: http://www.twis.org

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