Indoor plants aren’t as good for you as you might think, why 12 million seahorses died (and more importantly, why they should live), and a few hundred “bird brains” join a very exclusive club.
Spectrum: Looking for evidence
Cyborgs are real, they're here already, and we'd love to introduce you to them. Also, if you like forensic crime shows, you're going to love the lab we visit in this week's show.
Spectrum: Intercourse and the art of communication
People who are good with emojis have more sex, but hold your emoji horses before trying to do the same. Also, winning coaches use negative language – and talking violence at the world's biggest video game event.
Spectrum: Can you taste where a wine came from?
Volcanic soils, limestone bedrock, steep slate slopes — isn’t it lovely to imagine that the soil a fruit grows in has a direct impact on how it tastes? A trip through Germany’s wine country suggests otherwise.
Spectrum: Hands and feet
You know what's better than five fingers? Six. We look at this strange new research and talk to a "polydactyl" himself. Also, go barefoot, but then put some shoes on to meet a young German woman with "foot phobia."