Slowly retiring chimps, tanning at the cellular level, and plumbing magma’s secrets

Science Podcast
Project Chimps

This week we have stories on why it’s taking so long for research chimps to retire, boosting melanin for a sun-free tan, and tracking a mouse trail to find liars online with Online News Editor David Grimm.

Sarah Crespi talks to Allison Rubin about what we can learn from zircon crystals outside of a volcano about how long hot magma hangs out under a volcano.

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[Image: Project Chimps; Music: Jeffrey Cook]