A new taste for the tongue, ancient DNA from Egyptian mummies, and early evidence for dog breeding

Science Podcast

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This week we have stories on how we taste water, extracting ancient DNA from mummy heads, and the earliest evidence for dog breeding with Online News Editor David Grimm.

Sarah Crespi talks to John Travis about postsurgical cognitive dysfunction—does surgery sap your brain power?

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[Music: Jeffrey Cook]


Sarah Crespi

Sarah Crespi is the Senior Multimedia Producer at Science and host of the Science Magazine Podcast.

John Travis

John Travis is the News Managing Editor at Science and also plans and edits news coverage of biology and biomedical topics.

David Grimm

David is the Online News Editor of Science.