Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Podcast: Patent trolls, the earthquake-volcano link, and obesity in China

Online News Editor Catherine Matacic shares stories on how

earthquakes may trigger volcanic eruptions,
growing obesity in China’s children, and turning salty water
sweet on the cheap.
 
Lauren Cohen joins host Sarah Crespi to discuss the rise of patent
trolls in the United States and a proposal for cutting back on
their sizable profits.  
 
[Image: © Alberto Garcia/Corbis]

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Podcast: Sizing up a baby dino, jolting dead brains, and dirty mice

Online news editor David Grimm shares stories on a possibledebunking of a popular brain stimulation technique, using “dirty” mice in the lab to simulate the human immune system, and how South American monkeys’ earliest ancestors used rafts to get to Central America.
 
Kristi Curry Rogers joins host Sarah Crespi to discuss insights into dinosaur growth patterns from the bones of a baby titanosaur found in Madagascar.  Read the research.
 
[Image: K. Curry Rogers et al./Science]

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