Curiosity Daily Podcast: Gray Matter Gabfest, Our Pulsating Earth, Smarty Cats
Today, you’ll learn about how a man with advanced ALS, who can’t move a muscle, was able to communicate with his family using his thoughts, about a sixty-year-old mystery involving the earth and why it pulsates every twenty-six seconds, and how cats can learn the names of their fellow cats under the right conditions.
Episode show notes:
A man with ALS can communicate with his thoughts.
- “Brain Implant Allows Fully Paralyzed Patient to Communicate” by Jonathan Moens
- “Brain Implants Allow Paralyzed Man to Communicate Using His Thoughts” by Margaret Osborne
The earth pulsates underneath your feet.
- “Earth Pulsates Every 26 Seconds. Know One Knows Why” by Caroline Delbert
- “Earth is Pulsating Every 26 Seconds and Seismologists Don’t Agree Why” by Anna Funk
Cats know the names of their friends.
- “Cats learn the names of their friend cats in their daily lives” By Saho Takagi, Et al.
- “Cats know the names of other cats that are their friends, study says” by Matthew Rozsa
- “Cats can memorize their friends' names, new study suggests” By Brandon Specktor