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The Known Solar System Just Got Bigger

Released Thursday, 8th April 2021
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Learn about how mice seem to feel each other’s pain; why our known solar system just got a little bigger thanks to “Farfarout” 2018 AG37; and the history of quinine, the malaria cure that eventually led to the gin and tonic. 

Mice seem to feel each other's pain by Steffie Drucker
Mice feel for each other. (2021, January 15). Mice feel for each other. Science | AAAS. https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2021/01/mice-feel-… 
Mice may “catch” each other’s pain — and pain relief. (2021, January 12). Science News. https://www.sciencenews.org/article/neuroscience-m… 
Smith, M. L., Naoyuki Asada, & Malenka, R. C. (2021). Anterior cingulate inputs to nucleus accumbens control the social transfer of pain and analgesia. Science, 371(6525), 153–159. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.abe3040 
Mouse facial expression episode: https://www.curiositydaily.com/world-of-warcraft-c… 

Our known solar system just got a little bigger by Cameron Duke
Howell, E. (2021, February 11). “Farfarout” is officially the most distant object in our solar system. Space.com. https://www.space.com/farfarout-most-distant-solar… 
MPEC 2021-C187 : 2018 AG37. (2021). Minorplanetcenter.net. https://minorplanetcenter.net/mpec/K21/K21CI7.html 
University of Hawaii at Manoa. (2021). “Farfarout”! Solar system’s most distant planetoid confirmed. EurekAlert! https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2021-02/uo… 

Here's How a Malaria Cure Turned Into Your Gin and Tonic originally aired December 18, 2018 https://omny.fm/shows/curiosity-daily/voice-change… 

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