Recent Paper Decent Puzzle

Recent Paper Decent Puzzle

Dan Riskin

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Recent Paper Decent Puzzle is a podcast with two parts: First, I pick apart a recent scientific journal article in enough detail that a non-expert listener would be able to speak intelligently about it. Then I present a decent puzzle, so the listener has something fun to work on until the answer is announced in the next episode....
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Recent Paper Decent Puzzle is a podcast with two parts: First, I pick apart a recent scientific journal article in enough detail that a non-expert listener would be able to speak intelligently about it. Then I present a decent puzzle, so the listener has something fun to work on until the answer is announced in the next episode....
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Eyes Before Flippers

08 May 2017 | 15 mins 57 secs

Eyes Before Flippers

08 May 2017 | 15 mins 57 secs

Amazon: Floodplains and U...

01 May 2017 | 18 mins 41 secs

Amazon: Floodplains ...

01 May 2017 | 18 mins 41 secs

Kangaroo Rats Keep Their ...

24 Apr 2017 | 18 mins 48 secs

Kangaroo Rats Keep T...

24 Apr 2017 | 18 mins 48 secs

Flying Mosquitoes

17 Apr 2017 | 15 mins 05 secs

Flying Mosquitoes

17 Apr 2017 | 15 mins 05 secs

Laughing Parrots

10 Apr 2017 | 12 mins 33 secs

Laughing Parrots

10 Apr 2017 | 12 mins 33 secs

Neanderthals With Food In...

03 Apr 2017 | 10 mins 59 secs

Neanderthals With Fo...

03 Apr 2017 | 10 mins 59 secs

Beetles Pretending to be ...

27 Mar 2017 | 13 mins 04 secs

Beetles Pretending t...

27 Mar 2017 | 13 mins 04 secs

"I'm not left-handed eith...

20 Mar 2017 | 13 mins 27 secs

"I'm not left-handed...

20 Mar 2017 | 13 mins 27 secs

Can Dark Feathers Protect...

13 Mar 2017 | 14 mins 16 secs

Can Dark Feathers Pr...

13 Mar 2017 | 14 mins 16 secs

Why do Seals have Whisker...

06 Mar 2017 | 10 mins 56 secs

Why do Seals have Wh...

06 Mar 2017 | 10 mins 56 secs

Madagascar's Most Mysteri...

27 Feb 2017 | 16 mins 54 secs

Madagascar's Most My...

27 Feb 2017 | 16 mins 54 secs

Does Seeing the Poor Make...

20 Feb 2017 | 14 mins 21 secs

Does Seeing the Poor...

20 Feb 2017 | 14 mins 21 secs

Surprisingly Popular!

13 Feb 2017 | 14 mins 58 secs

Surprisingly Popular...

13 Feb 2017 | 14 mins 58 secs

Fish Can Take a Vote With...

06 Feb 2017 | 16 mins 37 secs

Fish Can Take a Vote...

06 Feb 2017 | 16 mins 37 secs

Cockroaches Divide Withou...

30 Jan 2017 | 13 mins 55 secs

Cockroaches Divide W...

30 Jan 2017 | 13 mins 55 secs