Welcome to STEMology – Show Notes
Season 1, Episode 11
Persuasive sperm, morphing pasta, translating brain implants, breathing bottoms
In this episode Dr Sophie Calabretto and Dr David Farmer talk about…
What they found was that females plus sperm produced stronger immune tolerance than those females who’ve mated with vasectomised mice.
…they found that more than 60% of the packaging space for pasta actually holds air. Most of that package is actually air and it needs to be enveloped by this plastic. So the more air you have to hold, the more plastic you use.
A 65 year old man has had two tiny grids of tiny electrodes implanted on the surface of his brain, which allow him to type by imagining the shape of each individual letter in sentences at rates of up to 90 characters per minute.
Apparently intestinal respiration is a thing that we’ve actually known about for some time, but mainly in fish.
This is a “kind of, sort of, vaguely close” copy of the words that David & Sophie speak in this episode.
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