Wild Side

Crashing waves, Isles of Scilly, UK

Wild Side, which debuted on 18 July 2012, is a weekly hour-long discussion of nature, with a bit of explanatory science thrown in for good measure. Presenter Caitlin Kight, visiting researcher at the University of Exeter's Tremough Campus, discusses the latest research on animal behavior, ecology, evolution, biodiversity, conservation, and whatever else happens to seem interesting at the time. Listeners are encouraged to contact Caitlin--before, during, or after shows--with particular questions or topics they would like to have addressed. If you miss portions of shows or just want more details on what you did hear, check this space for accompanying images, links, reading materials, and more.

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Programmes Playlists

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Show 100: Sun (music only) 23/07/2014 Wild Side Show 100: Sun (music only) Music played during the show: "Sun," by Cat Power "That Lucky Old Sun,"...
Show 113: Female song as the ancestral state in birds 22/10/2014 Wild Side Show 113: Female song as the ancestral state in birds Music played during the show: "The Past and...
Show 114: Pollution from drug manufacturing 29/10/2014 Wild Side Show 114: Pollution from drug manufacturing Music played during the show: "Afraid of Nothing", "Our...
Show 115: Vulture sky networks 05/11/2014 Wild Side Show 115: Vulture sky networks Music played during the show: "Touch the Sky," by Libera; "Blue...
Show 117: Emerging diseases from bats 19/11/2014 Wild Side Show 117: Emerging diseases from bats Music played during the show: "Take me to Church," "Angel of...
Show 118: Recent science news 26/11/2014 Wild Side Show 118: Recent science news Music played during the show: "Folsom Prison Blues," by Johnny Cash...
Show 119: Group hunting of formidable prey 10/12/2014 Wild Side Show 119: Group hunting of formidable prey Music played during the show: "Hunter," by Dido; "Cryin...
Show 120: Recommended science and nature reading 17/12/2014 Wild Side Show 120: Recommended science and nature reading Songs played during the show: "The Cherry Tree...
Show 19: Fuels and Alternative Energy 21/11/2012 Wild Side Show 19: Fuels and Alternative Energy Music played during the show: "Fuel Line," by Neil Young; "...
Show 20: Elephants 28/11/2012 Wild Side Show 20: Elephants Music heard on the show: "Elephant," by Tame Impala; "Ivory Coast," by Pure...
Show 21: The Science of Sleep 05/12/2012 Wild Side Show 21: The Science of Sleep Music played during the show: "Sleepytime in the Western World," by...
Show 22: Recommended science and nature reading 12/12/2012 Wild Side Show 22: Recommended science and nature reading Music played during the show: "In Your Nature," by...
Show 23: A Natural Christmas 19/12/2012 Wild Side Show 23: A Natural Christmas Songs played during the show: "The Seasons," by Loreena McKennitt "O...
Show 24: Our Solar System (Part I) 02/01/2013 Wild Side Show 24: Our Solar System (Part I) Music played during the show: "Lost in Space," by Aimee Mann; "...
Show 25: Our Solar System (Part II) 09/01/2013 Wild Side Show 25: Our Solar System (Part II) Music played during the show: "We Are All Made of Stars," by...
Show 26: Our Solar System (Part III) 16/01/2013 Wild Side Show 26: Our Solar System (Part III) Music played during the show: "Jupiter Rising," by Emmylou...
Show 27: Science Songs 23/01/2013 Wild Side Show 27: Science Songs Sorry to have to take a sick day! Luckily I had the musical stylings of...
Show 28: The Science of Weather 30/01/2013 Wild Side Show 28: The Science of Weather Special announcement this week: University of Exeter lecturer/...
Show 29: Microbes 06/02/2013 Wild Side Show 29: Microbes Music played during the show: "Rock the Bacteria!" by Boy vs. Bacteria; "Le Bal...
Show 30: The Science of Love 13/02/2013 Wild Side Show 30: The Science of Love Songs played during the show: "I Want to Know What Love is," by Tom...
Show 31: Darwinian Evolution 20/02/2013 Wild Side Show 31: Darwinian Evolution Music played during the show: "Get Right With God," by Lucinda...
Show 32: Wetlands 27/02/2013 Wild Side Show 32: Wetlands Music played during the show: "Harlem River Blues," by Justin Townes Earle; "Up...
Show 34: Mummies 13/03/2013 Wild Side Show 34: Mummies Music played during the show: "Dead and Gone," by The Black Keys; "No Death," by...
Show 35: Mummies 20/03/2013 Wild Side Show 35: Mummies **This show is a repeat from last week, when a blackout took Source FM off air mid...
Show 36: Flowers (music only show) 27/03/2013 Wild Side Show 36: Flowers (music only) Music played during the broadcast: "Wild Flowers," by Ryan Adams "...
Show 37: Flowers (music-only show) 03/04/2013 Wild Side Show 37: Flowers (accidental repeat from last week!) Music played during the broadcast: "Wild...
Show 38: Volcanoes 10/04/2013 Wild Side Show 38: Volcanoes Music played during the show: "Volcano," by Jimmy Buffett; "Hotspot," by Jaxson...
Show 39: The Science of Headaches 17/04/2013 Wild Side Show 39: The Science of Headaches Music played during the show: "Valley of Pain," by Bonnie Raitt...
Show 40: Birds (music-only show) 24/04/2013 Wild Side Show 40: Birds (music-only show) Music played during the show: "Just Like a Bird Without a Feather...
Show 41: Growth vs. Conservation in Falmouth 01/05/2013 Wild Side Show 41: Growth vs. Conservation in Falmouth Songs played during the show: "The Coast," by Paul...
Show 43: Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) 15/05/2013 Wild Side Show 43: Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) Songs played during the show: "Modify," by G-Riff; "...
Show 44: Anatomy of a scientific publication (plus recent science news) 22/05/2013 Wild Side Show 44: Anatomy of a scientific publication (plus recent science news) Music played during the...
Show 45: Recent science news 29/05/2013 Wild Side Show 45: Recent science news Music played during the show: "I Fall to Pieces," by Linda Ronstadt; "...
Show 46: Habitats (all-music show) 05/06/2013 Wild Side Show 46: Habitats (all-music show) Music played during the show: "Sittin' on the Dock of the Bay,"...
Show 47: Metallic elements (all-music show) 12/06/2013 Wild Side Show 47: Metallic elements (all-music show) Music played during the show: "Gold on the Ceiling," by...
Show 48: Marine Pollution 19/06/2013 Wild Side Show 48: Marine Pollution Music played during the show: "Beyond the Sea," by Bobby Darin, "Trashcan...
Show 49: The Effects of Climate Change 26/06/2013 Wild Side Show 49: The Effects of Climate Change Music played during the show: "Change is Hard," by She...
Show 50: Mountains (all-music show) 03/07/2013 Wild Side Show 50: Mountains (all-music show) Songs played during the show: "Diet Mountain Dew," by Lana Del...
Show 51: Wildlife Forensics 10/07/2013 Wild Side Show 51: Wildlife Forensics Music played during the show: "Test," by She & Him; "Turtle," by...
Show 52: Receiving and Sharing Information 17/07/2013 Wild Side Show 52: Receiving and sharing information Music played during the show: "Too Much Information," by...
Show 53: Interations between humans and nature 24/07/2013 Wild Side Show 53: Interactions between humans and nature Music played during the show: "Human Spirit," by...
Show 54: Rain (all-music show) 31/07/2013 Wild Side Show 54: Rain (all-music show) "Rain Please Go Away," by Alison Krauss and Union Station "Wind and...
Show 55: Tea 07/08/2013 Wild Side Show 55: Tea Music played during the show: "Tea in the Sahara," by The Police; "When I Drink," by...
Show 56, 57, and 58: The Mammals Trilogy 14/08/2013 Wild Side Shows 56-58: The Mammals Trilogy (the origins of mammals, life as a mammal part I, life as a mammal...
Show 59: Body Parts (music-only show) 04/09/2013 Wild Side Show 59: Body Parts (music-only) Music played during this show: "Head Down," by Nine Inch Nails "...
Show 60: Recent science news 11/09/2013 Wild Side Show 60: Recent science news Music played during the show: "Winter Winds," by Mumford and Sons; "...
Show 61: Recent science news 18/09/2013 Wild Side Show 61: Recent science news Music played during the show: "Echo/Always On/EZ Con," by Blitzen...
Show 62: Recent science news 25/09/2013 Wild Side Show 62: Recent science news Music played during the show: "Questions for the Angels," by Paul...
Show 63: Recent science news 02/10/2013 Wild Side Show 63: Recent science news Music played during the show: "Norwegian Wood," by P.M. Dawn; "Clocks...
Show 64: Recent science news 09/10/2013 Wild Side Show 64: Recent science news Music played during the show: "Smells Like Teen Spirit," by Patti...
Show 65: Human pregnancy 16/10/2013 Wild Side Show 65: Human pregnancy Music played during the show: "Baby Did a Bad Bad Thing," by Chris Isaak...
Show 66: Rocks (music-only) 23/10/2013 Wild Side Show 66: Rocks (music-only) Music played during the show: "Rock You Like a Hurricane," by Scorpions...
Show 67: Plant pathogens 30/10/2013 Wild Side Show 67: Plant pathogens Music played during the show: "Walk on the Wild Side," by Kendra Morris; "...
Show 68: Tigers 06/11/2013 Wild Side Show 68: Tigers Music played during the show: "The Tigers Have Spoken," by Neko Case; "Emerald...
Show 69 Human pregnancy (part II) 13/11/2013 Wild Side Show 69: Human pregnancy (Part II) Music played during the show: "The Lengths," by The Black Keys...
Show 71: Recent science news 27/11/2013 Wild Side Show 71: Recent science news Music played during the show: "Wild Old Dog," by Patty Griffin; "Old...
Show 72: Recent science news 04/12/2013 Wild Side Show 72: Recent science news Music played during the show: "Black Crow," by Catherine MacLellan; "...
Show 73: Recommended science/nature reading 11/12/2013 Wild Side Show 73: Recommended science/nature reading Music played during the show: "Heart Run Wild," by Tift...
Show 74: Recent science news 18/12/2013 Wild Side Show 74: Recent science news (18 December 2013) Music played during the show: "Lightning Bolt," by...
Show 75: Happiness (music-only show) 08/01/2014 Wild Side Show 75: Happiness (music-only show) "Happy New Year," by Dido "Supposed to Make You Happy," by...
Show 76: Sadness (music-only show) 15/01/2014 Wild Side Show 76: Sadness (music-only show) "Sad Joy," by Carrie Rodriguez "This Sad Song," by Alison Krauss...
Show 77: Recent science news (29 January 2014) 29/01/2014 Wild Side Show 77: Recent science news (29 January 2014) Music played during the show: "Red Dust," by James...
Show 78: Living architecture 05/02/2014 Wild Side Show 78: Living architecture Music played during the show: "Building a Mystery," by Sarah McLachlan...
Show 79: Flowers and Plants 12/02/2014 Wild Side Show 79: Flowers and Plants Music played during the show: "Wildflowers," by Trio; "Flowers in Your...
Show 80: Recent sience news (19 February 2014) 19/02/2014 Wild Side Show 80: Recent science news (19 February 2014) Music played during the show: "From the Woods," by...
Show 81: The natural history of tin 26/02/2014 Wild Side Show 81: The natural history of tin Music played during the show: "Elements," by Lindsey Stirling...
Show 82: Scientific characters 05/03/2014 Wild Side Show 82: Scientific characters Music played during the show: "Tessellate," by Alt-J; "You're...
Show 83: The Atom 12/03/2014 Wild Side Show 83: The Atom Music played during the show: "The Fundamental Things," by Bonnie Raitt; "Nuclear...
Show 84: Isotope analyses 19/03/2014 Wild Side Show 84: Isotope analyses Music played during the show: "Mr. Wolf and Mamabear," by Robert Earl...
Show 85: Animals (all-music show) 26/03/2014 Wild Side Show 85: Animals (all-music show) "Buffalo Soldier," by Bob Marley and the Wailers "Look Like a...
Show 86: Nature, culture, and human health 02/04/2014 Wild Side Show 86: Nature, culture, and human health Music played during the show: "Green, Green Rocky Road...
Show 87: Whales 09/04/2014 Wild Side Show 87: Whales Music played during the show: "Spit Me Outta the Whale," by Kelly Joe Phelps; "...
Show 88: Axolotls 16/04/2014 Wild Side Show 88: Axolotls Music played during the show: "Little Monsters," by Charlotte Gainsbourg; "Poor...
Show 89: Recent science news 23/04/2014 Wild Side Show 89: Recent science news Music played during the show: "Language," by Porter Robinson; "...
Show 90: Wind (all-music show) 30/04/2014 Wild Side Show 90: Wind (all-music show) "The Wayward Wind", by Neil Young "Winter Winds", by Mumford and...
Show 91:Recent news in marine conservation 07/05/2014 Wild Side Show 91: Recent news in marine conservation Music played duirng the show: "Robin Hood Changes His...
Show 92: Urban biodiversity 14/05/2014 Wild Side Show 92: Urban biodiversity Music played during the show: "Citywide Rodeo," by The Weepies; "...
Show 93: Grassy fields (music-only show) 21/05/2014 Wild Side Show 92: Grassy fields (music-only show) "Buffalo Springfield Again," by Neil Young "Poppy Fields...
Show 94: Recent science news 28/05/2014 Wild Side Show 94: Recent science news Music played during the show: "Creature Fear," by Bon Iver; "Honey...
Show 95: The natural history of cheetahs 04/06/2014 Wild Side Show 95: Cheetahs Music played during the show: "Metal Heart," by Cat Power; "Lord, Help the Poor...
Show 96: Body parts (music-only show) 11/06/2014 Wild Side Show 96: Body parts (music-only show) "Between Two Lungs," by Florence and the Machine "Crazy Arms...
Show 97: Variation in sickness behaviors in different social contexts 25/06/2014 Wild Side Show 97: Variation in sickness behaviors in different social contexts Music played during the show...
Show 98: Effects of mercury contamination on bird breeding 02/07/2014 Wild Side Show 98: Effects of mercury contamination on bird breeding Music played on this show: "Three Little...
Show 99: Faces 16/07/2014 Wild Side Show 99: Faces Music played during the show: "God Put a Smile on Your Face," by Coldplay; "Wanna...