Curiosity Daily Podcast: Zero G Romance, Our Sixth Sense, Oinking at A.I.
Today, you’ll learn about why studying human intimacy in space is necessary for humanity, the mysterious sixth sense human beings have, which is not seeing dead people, and how researchers used artificial intelligence to figure out a way to speak pig.
Episode show notes:
Scientists say: we really do need to talk about sex in space.
- “Inside the push to study sex in space” by Mark Hay
- “Let’s talk about sex — in space” by Marie Sina
- "Scientists say we really have to talk about boning in space” by Victor Tangermann
- "Nasa probing people having sex in space" by Anugraha Sundaravelu
Humans have a sixth sense, and it’s not seeing dead people.
- "The silent “sixth” sense” by Brian Resnick
- “What Is Proprioception?” on WebMD
- "Proprioception: Making Sense of Body Position" by Leython Williams, PT, DPT
- “Improve Balance, Control, and Coordination with These 10 Proprioception Exercises” by Katey Davidson, MScFN, RD, CPT
Do you speak pig? You could, soon.
- “When Pigs Cry: Tool Decodes the Emotional Lives of Swine” by Corinne Purtill
- "Researchers Figure Out How to Interpret Pig Grunts as Pig Emotions” by Amanda Kooser
- “Pig sounds translated into emotions for first time in new study” by Newsround?
- “Pigs' grunts reveal how they're feeling, new analysis says” by Tom Metcalfe
- Britain’s proposed animal sentience law
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