First, how do birds, bees, whales and turtles all use the earth’s magnetic field to guide their behavior? [ dur: 17mins. ]
- Andres Vidal Gadea is Professor of Molecular Neuroethology at Illinois State University. He is the co-author of Magnetosensitive neurons mediate geomagnetic orientation in Caenorhabditis elegans and Factors that influence magnetic orientation in C. elegans. JCPA.
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Human history has been drastically changed by our relationship with animals. So much so that our next guest says it would be a different world if not for our intimate bonds with animals. How have they changed us and the world we live in? [ dur: 41 mins. ]
- Brian Fagan is Professor Emeritus of Archaeology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He has authored more than two dozen books, including The Intimate Bond: How Animals Have Shaped Human History, Fishing: How the Sea Fed Civilization and co-author with Nadia Durrani Climate Chaos: Lessons of Survival from our Ancestors. His website is: http://brianfagan.com/
This show was recorded on August 29, 2015
This program is produced by Ankine Aghassian, Doug Becker, Melissa Chiprin and Sudd Dongre.