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What happened ‘This Week in Science’??? Find out all the spoopy science on this TWISoween episode! We’ve got mummies, fangs, brains, and so much more. Watch TWIS Episode 848 & learn now!

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[For Story Links, please see our TWIS website for show notes — https://www.twis.org/27-october-2021-episode-848-is-this-spoopy-science/.]

(0:00) – Recording Start
(0:53) – Intro, Dr. Kiki
(1:24) – Disclaimer! Disclaimer! Disclaimer! – Justin
(3:11) – Opening Theme Music, Dr. Kiki
(3:46) – Opening “Good Science!” Greetings – with Dr. Kiki, Blair & Justin. Intros & Top Story Headlines.

(7:07) – Quick Science Bytes! —

(7:15) – Mysterious “alien beacon” was false alarm, Dr. Kiki
(11:52) – DNA from mysterious Asian mummies reveals their surprising ancestry, Justin
(22:20) – Snowshoe hares with mismatched coats due to global warming are faring better than ever, Blair
(28:18) – Scientists find no hint of sterile neutrino, Dr. Kiki
(32:57) – Living descendant of Sitting Bull confirmed by analysis of DNA from the legendary leader’s hair, Justin
(39:58) – Fossil dental exams reveal how tusks first evolved, Dr. Kiki

(47:04) – Do tell friends about TWIS and have them listen & subscribe!
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…More minions, please!
Also: TWIS 2022 CALENDARS ARE NOW ON SALE!! — with art by Blair! https://bit.ly/twis-2022-calendar-order

(47:46) – TWIS COVID-19/Sars-CoV-2/Coronavirus Update –
https://covid19.who.int/
https://n.pr/374S0qy
https://bit.ly/2QIhaXd

(47:51) – FDA approves 5 year old & up Covid-19 vaccine, Dr. Kiki

Become a TWIS Producer! Please support us through Patreon — https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinscience.

(51:45) – Blair’s Animal Corner
(52:09) – Blair’s Animal Corner Theme
(52:30) – We used 60-year-old notebooks to find out why male hippos have bigger tusks than females, Blair
(1:03:55) – Who’s been kissing who? Prairie dog “greet kisses” reveal complex social networks, Blair

(1:17:17) – Help Support TWIS by buying our great Schwag at our TWIS Zazzle Store. including many pieces of art & design by our own Blair Bazdarich! https://www.zazzle.com/store/thisweekinscience.

More Science News —

(1:17:57) – Evidence of prehistoric human activity in the Falkland Islands, Justin
(1:26:17) – Termite Brains Can Grow in Anticipation of a Single Moment of Flight and Light, Dr. Kiki
(1:32:32) – Study provides insight into how we sense threats in our environment, Dr. Kiki

Have a Science Question or question on a current or recent Science news story? Or have a question for us about your concerns about Covid-19 vaccines? Send ’em to our TWIS User Questions?? – [email protected], @TWIScience on Twitter & Instagram, or http://facebook.com/ThisWeekinScience.

(1:43:03) – Show wrap-up

(1:44:26) – Thank you’s to our Patreon Sponsors

(1:47:43) – End Theme

And that’s all, folks! Except, we still have…

(1:51:10) – The After Show! – Blair, come back from vacation, okay? NO! Blair’s laid out with a mai tai or piña colada. Blair is a total mood. Dr. Kiki & her Big Foot doll. Justin is back in his Pirate Coat. Blair shares about her honeymoon vacation in Hawai’i. Blair’s wedding pics. And much, much more…

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