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Curiosity Daily Podcast: Otterly Amazing, Let’s Go Bananas, Blingy Mayan Grills

Today, you’ll learn about the cutest warriors helping humans on the front lines in the fight against climate change, an important new study that reveals how you can add years to your life, yes… years, and an ancient Mayan dental practice that added some flashy bling to their teeth.

April 27, 2022

Episode show notes:

Otter’s holding hands? Adorable, AND these little cuties are on the front lines of climate change.

The Cutest Way to Fight Climate Change? Send in the Otters by Matt Simon

Sea otter by Monterey Bay Aquarium

How sea otters can fight climate change by Ula Chrobak

Why combatting climate change just got a whole lot cuter by Carley Gomez

Companies hoping to grow carbon-sucking kelp may be rushing ahead of the science by James Temple

Here are the 10 most popular cars in Boston by Jack Pickell

We all know we should eat healthy - but did you know it could add YEARS to your life? Yes. Years.

Changing your diet could add up to 13 years to your life, study says by Sandee LaMotte

Estimating impact of food choices on life expectancy: A modeling study by Lars T. Fadnes, Jan-Magnus Økland, Øystein A. Haaland, and Kjell Arne Johansson

Dietary changes may extend life span by up to 10 years by Robby Berman

Eating Less Red Meat and More of These ‘Key 3’ Foods Could Add 10 Years to Your Life Expectancy by Kells McPhillips

America’s Women and the Wage Gap by The National Partnership for Women and Families

Why Good Nutrition is Important by Center for Science in the Public Interest

An ancient Mayan dental practice was all about the bling, baby.

The ancient Mayan practice of dental modification by Katelyn Green

Mayans: Civilization, Culture & Empire by History.com Editors

Belize cave was Maya child sacrifice site by Bruce Bower

This Exhibition Has Real Bite by Roslyn Sulcas

Dr. Verdugo’s Research Papers


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