In Episode 13, Richard and Michael finally have an opportunity to discuss science on regeneration and superstrength.
00:00:32 - Intro
00:02:04 - Chapter 6 predictions
00:04:15 - Chapter 6 summary begins
00:08:15 - When parents come and intrude on your conversations
00:11:28 - Seeing an actual alien is a “concrete” evidence
00:12:33 - We feel sorry for Lilith
00:17:30 - Back to Chapter 6
00:18:45 - Michael describes how he images the Trade
00:23:05 - We try to imagine how it would look like if the Oankali would appear before the war
00:26:55 - “The Cult of the Oankali”
00:29:02 - Back to Chapter 6 again
00:30:33 - What other methods did the Oankali try to pull humans to their side?
00:34:40 - Lilith shuts Joseph down…
00:37:21 - Finally, we can release our scientific nerdiness out and discuss the regenerative powers that Lilith gained. [1 - 10]
00:57:11 - Super-strength [11-13]
01:03:04 - Back to Chapter 6 summary
01:04:23 - Why was Lilith given the powers?
01:08:40 - Joseph prefers surgery
01:09:44 - Nikanj attacks Lilith
01:11:30 - We discuss the “Dune” by Frank Herbert
01:14:31 - Why Nikanj couldn’t leave Joseph alone?
01:16:03 - Speaking through someone’s mouth… and why Michael shouldn’t have any powers. Ever.
01:17:42 - This is where the chapter gets spicy.
01:19:17 - Chapter 6 summary ends
01:19:18 - We were not ready for this cliff-hanger…
01:23:30 - Did Joseph have chance to consent to any of what is happening to him?
01:25:15 - We appreciate the chapter’s twists and turns
01:26:01 - Chapter 7 predictions
01:29:14 - Outro
 https://dev.biologists.org/content/142/23/3996 - Review article on gradients in development of neural crest. A good example of how the biochemical signalling gradients look like. Stem cells:
 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stem_cell - What are stem cells.
 https://stemcellres.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13287-019-1165-5 - Review article on what are stem cells and their functions.
 https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2157171615310145 - Another review paper. Crohn’s disease:
 https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/crohns-disease/symptoms/ - What is Crohn’s disease. Fat tissue:
 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3648822/ - Review article on the importance of adipose tissue. Stem cells and environment:
 https://www.pnas.org/content/115/36/E8368 - The article that Michael mentioned about - the article investigates environmental variables as a connected network and their effect on stem cells. Epigenetics:
 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epigenetics - What is Epigenetics?
 https://pdf.zlibcdn.com/dtoken/9c1cf476e27d0b1c056574c3f5c50d36/nrg.2016.59.pdf - A fantastic review on Epigenetics. Muscles:
 https://blogs.ncl.ac.uk/katarzynapirog/skeletal-muscle-structure-and-function/ - Basics on muscle structure.
 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6887992/ - A review article on muscle structure and function.
 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BVcgO4p88AA - A video explaining what myosin and actin do.
Intro: L’Etoile danse (Pt. 1) by Meydan Outro: Long Way Home by Spinning Ratio
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