Thu, 16 March 2017
Podcast: Ants that brew their own antibiotics, new residents for uncanny valley, and archaeological evidence for early democratic societies in the Americas
This week, what bear-mounted cameras can tell us about their caribou-hunting habits, ants that mix up their own medicine, and feeling alienated by emotional robots with Online News Editor David Grimm. And Lizzie Wade joins Sarah Crespi to discuss new thinking on the origins of democracy outside of Europe, based on archeological sites in Mexico.
[Image: rpbirdman/iStockphoto; Music: Jeffrey Cook]