[LISTEN] The Science Inside #34 – About elephants, organ transplants and dinosaurs

What do dinosaurs, organ transplants and elephants that detect land mines all have in common? They’re all studied by Wits University scientists! Have a listen to this episode of The Science Inside radio show. ‪ The Wits Evolutionary Studies Institute’s Dr Jonah Choiniere tells us about how their new dinosaur find came about. The Chanceplant…

“Puff adders don’t smell … like anything” – meerkats, dogs

These little guys learn much faster than dogs apparently, at least when it comes to learning how to pick out a snake’s scent from a line-up. A photo posted by Anina Mumm (@aninja_m) on Jan 11, 2016 at 12:19pm PST In this photo, Ash Miller, a Wits post-grad, demonstrates how she trained meerkats to recognise…