Podcast: Cat domestication, robot ghosts, and people who navigate like bats
What genes turned wildcats into housecats? How does a robot make people feel like a ghost is nearby? And can people learn to navigate like bats? Science’s Online News Editor David Grimm chats about these stories and more with Science’s Meghna Sachdev. Plus, Science’s Elizabeth Pennisi discusses overcoming hippos’ dangerous reputation and oddly shaped bodies to study their important role in African ecosystems.