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In Search of the Canary Tree: The Story of a Scientist, a Cypress, and a Changing World
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Australia once joined to North America
Analysis of tiny crystals reveals North America was joined to Tasmania a billion year ago, when all the Earth’s land formed one land mass.
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MLS will expand to 30 teams! What does it mean? Plus, Wk 8 w/ Bobby & Doyle
Dave and Bobby are back, complete with Frisco glow, to break down MLS Week 8 and talk expansion (30 teams!) with Andrew and Doyle. Best team in MLS? No doubt LAFC after Bob Bradley’s team dropped the Sounders 4-1 on Sunday. What makes them special? Can the team (and Carlos Vela) sustain this pace? Plus, Dome Torrent wins after admitting he was on the hot seat, Thierry Henry gets shot down as a replacement for Chris Armas, Frank De Boer puts lipstick on a pig, John Molinaro explains the Jozy-Bill Manning drama and much more! Plus, takeaways from a historic GA Cup, where Seattle knocked off a who’s who of top international clubs to win the title, and the MLS Board of Governors votes to expand MLS to 30 clubs. What does that mean? 2:31 – LAFC make a statement against the Sounders 9:02 – Dome Torrent says he’s under pressure … then gets first win! 14:33 – Will he? Won’t he? Thierry Henry to Red Bulls gains steam then dies 20:38 – Frank De Boer says they’d win 28 of 30, but Doyle doesn’t agree 26:50 – INTERVIEW: John Molinaro (Sportsnet) explains the Jozy drama 35:30 – Are the guys “sold” on the Galaxy revival? 39:51 – Maybe the Earthquakes aren’t terrible after all! 43:20 – Meanwhile, in Colorado, just one winless team remains in MLS 47:20 – “This is the most positive I’ve been about development” – GA Cup takeaways 54:22 – MLS says it will expand to 30 teams, with STL and Sac as frontrunners
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#494 The Tangled Taxonomic Tree
The idea of the tree of life appears in many of the world's religions, and it appears, famously, in science, with Darwin's famous tree of life, where species evolve over millions of years from a common ancestor in the trunk to new species in the branches. But while Darwin's tree of life endures in textbooks, t-shirts and tattoos, science has moved on. And the tree of life has become more of a tangle. We will speak with David Quammen about his new book "The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life", and with Julie Dunning Hotopp, who studies how...
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