Podcast: Scoliosis development, antiracing stripes, and the dawn of the hobbits
June 9, 2016•22 min
Listen to stories on lizard stripes that trick predators, what a tiny jaw bone reveals about ancient “hobbit” people, and the risks of psychology’s dependence on online subjects drawn from Mechanical Turk, with online news intern Patrick Monahan. Brian Ciruna talks about a potential mechanism for the most common type of scoliosis that involves the improper flow of cerebral spinal fluid during adolescence with host Sarah Crespi.
[Music: Jeffrey Cook; Image: irin717/iStock]