03 October 2019: Leapfrogging speciation, and migrating mosquitoes
This week, how new species may form by sexual imprinting, and a previously unknown way for mosquitoes to migrate.
In this episode:
00:43 New species by sexual imprinting?
A Central American frog chooses mates resembling its parents, a possible route for new species to form.
Research Article: Yang et al.; News and Views: Leapfrog to speciation boosted by mother’s influence
09:58 Research Highlights
A light-based pacemaker, and the mathematics of the best place to park.
11:43 Gone with the wind
Researchers show that malaria mosquitoes may travel hundreds of kilometres using wind currents.
19:28 News Chat
Eradication of Guinea Worm pushed back, and researchers report ‘pressure to cite’.acast.com/privacy