The gang discusses two papers that study how human beings have affected the evolutionary trajectories of other organisms. Meanwhile, Amanda paints an imaginative scene, James describes the perfect human world, and Curt wins the most obscure movie reference.
Music: "Central Park" by Charles Ives, used in accordance with Fair Use.
LaZerte, Stefanie E., Hans Slabbekoorn, and Ken A. Otter. "Learning to cope: vocal adjustment to urban noise is correlated with prior experience in black-capped chickadees." Proc. R. Soc. B. Vol. 283. No. 1833. The Royal Society, 2016.
Bull, Joseph William, and M. Maron. "How humans drive speciation as well as extinction." Proc. R. Soc. B. Vol. 283. No. 1833. The Royal Society, 2016.