the green room

a podcast about science, nature, and all things green.


Sex, bugs, and alpha wolves

Alpha wolves and sexual evolution Join us on a journey from a cat’s intestines to a virgin aphid that’s pregnant with another pregnant virgin aphid. Are you an alpha, or a beta? Whether you’re risk-averse or leader of the pack…

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Finches, flowers, and organ transplants.

Come with us to the dusty arid outback, where a zebra finch mother sings a peculiar tune to her unborn offspring. Follow us onwards to a tropical island, where a gecko sips leisurely from a flower-cup of sweet, red liquid.…

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Millipedes, honeyeaters, and smelly glands.

This week we whip out our scanning electron microscopes for some full-frontal footage of millipedes doing the dirty. Tune in to learn how a leg can also be a penis, why honeyeaters perform ritualistic dances, and in Liz’s own words,…

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