Episode 58: In The Passing Lane

Graycen and Alison talk about plagues of locusts, frogs, and flies (well, beetles). They also talk about how we describe bodies in literature, and biologists’ problem with Microsoft Excel.

Plague of locusts

Gendered descriptions in literature – and there’s a game!!

  • Article: Erin Davis & Liana Sposto, The Pudding

Plague of frogs/ plague of flies (beetles)

Biologists vs Excel (via FOTP Adrian Ramirez)

  • Article: James Vincent, The Verge
  • Paper: Elspeth A. Bruford et al., Nature Genetics

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