Curiosity Daily Podcast: Flirting Cats, Walking Sharks, Preventing Cerebral Palsy
We discuss a new app that can translate a cat’s meow into human languages, how the Epaulette shark is teaching us about climate change, and a potential treatment that might prevent cerebral palsy.
- “Did My Cat Just Hit On Me? An Adventure in Pet Translation” by Emily Anthes
- “Melody matters: An acoustic study of domestic cat meows in six contexts and four mental states” by Susanne Schötz, Joost van de Weijer, and Robert Eklund
- “The Animal Translators” by Emily Anthes
- “These Sharks Can Walk, and They Might Help Us Understand More About Climate Change” by Orlando Mayorquin
- “Aquatic Walking and Swimming Kinematics of Neonate and Juvenile Epaulette Sharks” by Marianne E Porter, Andrea V Hernandez, Connor R Gervais, and Jodie L Rummer
Preventing Cerebral Palsy
- “Study offers hope for preventing cerebral palsy” by University of Auckland
- “Tumour necrosis factor blockade after asphyxia in foetal sheep ameliorates cystic white matter injury” by Christopher A. Lear, Benjamin A. Lear, Joanne O. Davidson, Jialin Sae-Jiw, Johanna M. Lloyd, Simerdeep K. Dhillon, Alistair J. Gunn, and Laura Bennet
- “Cerebral Palsy Facts and Statistics” by Pierrette Mimi Poinsett, M.D.
- What is Cerebral Palsy?
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