06 June 2019: Microbes modifying medicine and kickstarting plate tectonics from Nature Podcast

From Nature Podcast - This week, how gut microbes might be affecting drugs, and a new theory on the beginning of plate tectonics. In this episode: 00:45 Microbes metabolising drugs Researchers are investigating whether the gut microbiota can alter the activity of medicinal drugs. Research article: Zimmermann et al.   06:40 Research Highlights Elephants counting with smell, and audio activity monitoring. Research Highlight: Elephants have a nose for portion size Research Highlight: Deep learning monitors human activity based on sound alone 08:57 The origin of plate tectonics? A new theory suggests that sediment may have lubricated the Earth's tectonic plates, allowing them to move. Research article: Sobolev and Brown News and Views: Earth's evolution explored   14:14 News Chat Scientists protest in Hungary, and a trial of a new post-review process to test reproducibility. News: Hungarians protest against proposed government takeover of science News: Reproducibility trial publishes two conclusions for one paper
06 June 2019: Microbes modifying medicine and kickstarting plate tectonics
2019-06-05 10:01:23
This week, how gut microbes might be affecting drugs, and a new theory on the beginning of plate tectonics. In this episode: 00:45 Microbes metabolising drugs Researchers are investigating whether the gut microbiota can alter the activity of medicinal drugs. Research article: Zimmermann et al.   06:40 Research Highlights Elephants counting with smell, and audio activity monitoring. Research Highlight: Elephants have a nose for portion size Research Highlight: Deep learning monitors human activity based on sound alone 08:57 The origin of plate tectonics? A new theory suggests that sediment may have lubricated the Earth's tectonic plates, allowing them to move. Research article: Sobolev and Brown News and Views: Earth's evolution explored   14:14 News Chat Scientists protest in Hungary, and a trial of a new post-review process to test reproducibility. News: Hungarians protest against proposed government takeover of science News: Reproducibility trial publishes two conclusions for one paper

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