Curiosity Daily Podcast: Alibi Memory, Denisova Cave History, Cleaning Fruit & Veggies

Learn how often people misremember alibis; new lessons from Denisova Cave; and how to remove pesticides from produce.

August 25, 2021

Episode Show Notes:

People often misremember where they were on a given date, which puts criminal alibis into question by Cameron Duke

Huge analysis of sediment DNA tells a deeper story of Denisova Cave by Cameron Duke

  • Pleistocene sediment DNA from Denisova Cave: Sediment DNA tracks 300,000 years of hominin and animal presence at Denisova Cave. (2021). ScienceDaily. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/06/210623113857.htm
  • Zavala, E. I., Jacobs, Z., Vernot, B., Shunkov, M. V., Kozlikin, M. B., Derevianko, A. P., Essel, E., de Fillipo, C., Nagel, S., Richter, J., Romagné, F., Schmidt, A., Li, B., O’Gorman, K., Slon, V., Kelso, J., Pääbo, S., Roberts, R. G., & Meyer, M. (2021). Pleistocene sediment DNA reveals hominin and faunal turnovers at Denisova Cave. Nature. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-021-03675-0

The Best Ways to Remove Pesticides From Produce was originally published June 29, 2018: https://omny.fm/shows/curiosity-daily/how-to-remove-pesticides-from-produce-the-misattri

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