Season 4

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The Fungi That Turned Ants Into Zombies

This fungus was actually manipulating ants’ and forcing strange movements.

The Fungi That Turned Ants Into Zombies

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How Whale Evolution Kind Of Sucked

We explore the origin of the Mystacodon, what we know today as baleen whales.

How Whale Evolution Kind Of Sucked

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Did An Ancient Pathogen Reshape Our Cells?

There is one group of mammals that doesn’t have alpha-gal catarrhine primates.

Did An Ancient Pathogen Reshape Our Cells?

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Why Does Caffeine Exist?

It started with the production of one specific molecule and its ability to evolve.

Why Does Caffeine Exist?

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How Plate Tectonics Transformed Los Angeles

The epic saga of Los Angeles' natural history is still visible and even striking.

How Plate Tectonics Transformed Los Angeles

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When Giant Millipedes Reigned

Let's explore how and why this millipede became this big!

When Giant Millipedes Reigned

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When Ants Domesticated Fungi

Ants have been farming for 60 million years! We explore how, when and why they started.

When Ants Domesticated Fungi

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The Ancient Human Species With A Missing Body

Would it really be impossible for us to reconstruct their morphology?

The Ancient Human Species With A Missing Body

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Why Sour May Be The Oldest Taste

Sour used to be the taste of danger. But, now its role has reversed.

Why Sour May Be The Oldest Taste

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How the Smallest Animal Got So Simple

This tiny, simple animal, the Myxozoans, evolved from something bigger and more complex.

How the Smallest Animal Got So Simple

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The Extreme Hyenas That Didn't Last

Only a few million years ago, Hyenas lived very different lives from what we know today.

The Extreme Hyenas That Didn't Last

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When a Giant Pterosaur Ruled the European Islands

The giant pterosaur's occupied the empty Hateg Island.

When a Giant Pterosaur Ruled the European Islands

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Why We Only Have Ten Toes (It's a Long Story)

We learn why all mammals today, from humans to bats, have five fingers or fewer.

Why We Only Have Ten Toes (It's a Long Story)

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The Sudden Rise of the First Colossal Animal

A truly enormous ichthyosaur reached its size within just a few million years.

The Sudden Rise of the First Colossal Animal

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How Horses Went From Food To Friends

With evidence from from art, archaeology, and ancient DNA, we put together horses history.

How Horses Went From Food To Friends

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How Vertebrates Got Teeth... And Lost Them Again

Here's why teeth would go on to disappear in some groups of vertebrate.

How Vertebrates Got Teeth... And Lost Them Again

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How Our Deadliest Parasite Turned To The Dark Side

Around 10,000 years ago, a parasite made a huge leap and found its way to a new host: Us.

How Our Deadliest Parasite Turned To The Dark Side

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Primates vs Snakes (An Evolutionary Arms Race)

The Snake Detection Hypothesis is deeply embedded in primates, including us.

Primates vs Snakes (An Evolutionary Arms Race)

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When Pterosaurs Walked

Here's how pterosaurs went from being airborne to pedestrian.

When Pterosaurs Walked

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The Fossil Record In Your Mouth

Dental calculus is the only part of your body that actually fossilizes while you're alive!

The Fossil Record In Your Mouth

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Why The Paleo Diet Couldn't Save The Neanderthals

Here's why these skilled toolmakers, hunters, and foragers' population disappeared.

Why The Paleo Diet Couldn't Save The Neanderthals

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When It Was Too Hot for Leaves

For the first 80 million years of plants' existence, leaves didn't exist. Here's why.

When It Was Too Hot for Leaves

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How Dinosaurs Coupled Up

We learn about Dinosaur mating behavior from fossil records.

How Dinosaurs Coupled Up

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How Ancient Whales May Have Changed the Deep Ocean

Here's how the evolution of ocean-going whales affected deep-ocean communities.

How Ancient Whales May Have Changed the Deep Ocean