Curiosity Daily Podcast: Why the US Military Made Shark Repellant, Why Moths Are Drawn to Lights, and the Difference Between Mummies and Fossils

To wrap up our Shark Week coverage, learn about why the US military tried to develop "Shark Chaser" shark repellent during World War II. Then, learn about the leading theories explaining why moths are drawn to lights; and the difference between mummies and fossils.

August 14, 2020

Episode Show Notes:

Get even more from Shark Week 2020 on Discovery’s Daily Bite Podcast: https://www.discovery.com/shark-week/everything-you-need-to-know-about-the-daily-bite-podcast

During WWII, the US military tried to develop shark repellant by Cameron Duke

We still don't know why moths are drawn to lights by Grant Currin

What's the difference between a mummy and a fossil? by Ashley Hamer (Listener question from Luke)

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