Hot Heads and Cellular Fluidics

The hotter the temperature, the more violent humans get. So concludes a new study that compared the rates of violence in the inmate populations of prisons with climate control and those without. Anthony and Jeff take a look at the data, and what it says about human nature and humans in nature. Then, a new breakthrough allows liquids and gases to be transported through porous materials without leaking. Jeff and Anthony examine all of the amazing applications this new tech will enable.

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The hotter it gets, the more violent we are: https://www.nber.org/system/files/working_papers/w28987/w28987.pdf

Cellular fluidics: https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-021-01822-1

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