Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: How whales got so big, sperm in space, and a first look at Jupiter’s poles

This week we have stories on strange dimming at a not-so-distant star, sending sperm to the International Space Station, and what the fossil record tells us about how baleen whales got so ginormous with Online News Editor David Grimm.

Julia Rosen talks to Scott Bolton about surprises in the first data from the Juno mission, including what Jupiter’s poles look like and a peak under its outer cloud layers.

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[Music: Jeffrey Cook]

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Preventing augmented-reality overload, fixing bone with tiny bubbles, and studying human migrations

This week we have stories on blocking dangerous or annoying distractions in augmented reality, gene therapy applied with ultrasound to heal bone breaks, and giving robots geckolike gripping power with Online News Editor David Grimm.

Deputy News Editor Elizabeth Culotta joins Sarah Crespi to discuss a special package on human migrations—from the ancient origins of Europeans to the restless and wandering scientists of today.

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[Image: Public domain; Music: Jeffrey Cook]

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Sexual satisfaction: Treating a woman with oxytocin also benefits her male partner

A new study showed that the sexual response of men, whose female partners had been treated with the “bonding hormone” oxytocin or a placebo, was enhanced – even to the extent of improving their erectile function. This effect was not a function of the substance administered, so that the result is attributable to the improvement in communications within the long-term relationship.

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