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Podcast: What ants communicate when kissing, stars birthed from gas, and linking immune strength and social status

Science Podcast
This week, we chat about kissing communication in ants, building immune strength by climbing the social ladder, and a registry for animal research with Online News Editor David Grimm. Plus, Science’s Alexa Billow talks to Bjorn Emonts about the birth of stars in the Spiderweb Galaxy 10 billion years ago.   Related research on immune function and social hierarchy.   Listen to previous podcasts.   [Image: Lauren Brent; Music: Jeffrey Cook]

doi:10.1126/science.aal0453

Sarah Crespi

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

David Grimm

David is the Online News Editor of Science.

Alexa Billow

Alexa Billow

Alexa Billow is an intern on the Science multimedia team and a freelance science writer.