Episode 65: Here’s Something About Thanksgiving

Graycen and Alison talk about some Thanksgiving-themed stories, including stories about seed banks, rats, football, and a Thanksgiving NASA disaster.

Seed banks first withdrawal in just in time for grain fest

  • Article: Matt Simon for Wired
  • Paper: Westengen et al, Nature Plants

Protect your family this Thanksgiving, like this poisonous, monogamous rat (a stretch? You betcha)

  • Article: George Dvorsky, Gizmodo, 20 November 2020
  • Article: Lisa Potter, University of Utah, 19 November 2020
  • Paper: Sara B. Weinstein et al., Journal of Mammalogy, 17 November 2020

People tell me football is a Thanksgiving thing

  • Article: Kenneth Chang for the New York Times
  • Paper: Richard H. Price, American Journal of Physics

NASA Thanksgiving disaster story

  • Article: Eric Berger, Ars Technical, 23 November 2020

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