SEASON 4: EPISODE 19- HERE WE GO AGAIN (THE TOMORROW WAR- 2021)

EPISODE INFO
Monster(s): The White Spikes
Featuring: David, Adam, Libby
Rating: Mature (for some offensive language and adult themes)

SUMMARY
This week the Cinematica team enlists in the Tomorrow War (2021). What do porcupines and tentacles have in common? What exactly is a hive mind? And can Adam use time travel to unsee this movie? Spoiler: he cannot.

TIME POINTS
00:00:35- Introduction and News
00:03:53- Movie Introduction
00:10:15- Trivia
00:13:06- Science Discussion- Shooting Tail Spikes
00:28:03- Science Discussion- Hive Organization
00:36:44- Science Discussion- Toxin Resistance
00:42:45- Time Travel and Story Problems
00:49:45- Final Thoughts and Sign Off

REFERENCES

Bertani, Rogerio & Boston, Thomas & Evenou, Yann & Guadanucci, Jose Paulo. (2003). Release of urticating hairs by Avicularia versicolor (Walckenaer, 1837) (Araneae, Therphosidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society. 12. 395.

Bortolotti L, Costa C. Chemical Communication in the Honey Bee Society. In: Mucignat-Caretta C, editor. Neurobiology of Chemical Communication. Boca Raton (FL): CRC Press/Taylor & Francis; 2014. Chapter 5. Available from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK200983/

Drabeck DH, Dean AM, Jansa SA. Why the honey badger don’t care: Convergent evolution of venom-targeted nicotinic acetylcholine receptors in mammals that survive venomous snake bites. Toxicon. 2015 Jun 1;99:68-72. doi: 10.1016/j.toxicon.2015.03.007. Epub 2015 Mar 18. PMID: 25796346.

TARANTULA THROWING HAIR VIDEO
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1cPxqjSG6HU

DISCORD LINK
Cinematica Animalia Discord: https://discord.gg/PcSNby8s

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