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How the Leopard Got His Spots
Chemist Andrea Sella and biologist Buzz Baum explain why a leopard could change its spots.
3. The Beginning of the Armadillos
Why the story of the armadillo is stranger than fiction, according to Richard Dawkins.
How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin
Rhinos and horses have much in common. John Hutchinson studies both.
The Cat That Walked By Himself
Do we keep cats, or do they keep us? The myths and the mysteries of felis catus explored.
How the Camel Got His Hump
Vivienne Parry discovers if camels truly deserve their reputation as lazy and grumpy
The Crab That Played with the Sea
Vivienne Parry explores the science behind Kipling's tale of mighty king crab Pau Amma
The Sing-Song of Old Man Kangaroo
Vivienne Parry considers the science of how the kangaroo got his hop
The Elephant's Child
Vivienne Parry asks if science understands how the Elephant's trunk evolved
Matthew Sweet and guests on Chaplin's 1941 film, The Great Dictator, and rising populism.
Neri Oxman and the Endless House
30 of the world's sharpest minds choose a work from MoMA's collection; how do they see it?
Views on the News
Our panel of guests and Mobeen discuss the most surprising news stories from the week.
Dungeons and Dragoncasts? More audio fiction with Ella Watts
Why are four-hour-long Dungeons and Dragons podcasts so popular?
Models and #MeToo with Kristina Romanova
Charli Howard meets a model on a mission to end abuse in fashion after #MeToo.