17 October 2019: Mapping childhood mortality, and evolving 'de novo' genes from Nature Podcast

From Nature Podcast - This week, investigating child mortality rates at a local level, and building genes from non-coding DNA. In this episode: 00:43 A regional view of childhood mortality Researchers map countries' progress towards the UN's Sustainable Developmental Goals.  Research Article: Burstein et al.; World View: Data on child deaths are a call for justice; Editorial: Protect the census 07:22 Research Highlights Astronomers identify a second visitor from beyond the solar system, and extreme snowfall stifles animal breeding in Greenland.  Research Highlight: The comet that came in from interstellar space; Research Highlight: Extreme winter leads to an Arctic reproductive collapse 09:22 Evolving genes from the ground up Natural selection's creative way to evolve new genes.  News Feature: How evolution builds genes from scratch 15:43 News Chat A spate of vaping-related deaths in the US, and Japan's import of the Ebola virus.  News: Scientists chase cause of mysterious vaping illness as death toll rises; News: Why Japan imported Ebola ahead of the 2020 Olympics For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
17 October 2019: Mapping childhood mortality, and evolving 'de novo' genes
2019-10-16 10:01:26
This week, investigating child mortality rates at a local level, and building genes from non-coding DNA. In this episode: 00:43 A regional view of childhood mortality Researchers map countries' progress towards the UN's Sustainable Developmental Goals.  Research Article: Burstein et al.; World View: Data on child deaths are a call for justice; Editorial: Protect the census 07:22 Research Highlights Astronomers identify a second visitor from beyond the solar system, and extreme snowfall stifles animal breeding in Greenland.  Research Highlight: The comet that came in from interstellar space; Research Highlight: Extreme winter leads to an Arctic reproductive collapse 09:22 Evolving genes from the ground up Natural selection's creative way to evolve new genes.  News Feature: How evolution builds genes from scratch 15:43 News Chat A spate of vaping-related deaths in the US, and Japan's import of the Ebola virus.  News: Scientists chase cause of mysterious vaping illness as death toll rises; News: Why Japan imported Ebola ahead of the 2020 Olympics For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

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