Tony Delroy’s Night Life on ABC Radio – links for March 21 We know that the driverless car is almost here – Google has been trialling them in the US, but now a car that can read your mood. French car makers are using facial recognition to tell when drivers are irritated and so more aggressive and less attentive. By useful in a lot of situations not just cars. Prisoners of war in Changi during the Second World War (who survived the experience) lived longer lives….and now Sydney researchers think they know why. When we have less food our cells reuse what’s in them in a process called autophagy. This may clean up and recycle toxins that could cause cancer. Chocolate is good for us because it’s the food our good gut bugs love, so it’s a prebiotic. And honey could be an answer to antibiotic resistance becasue it fights infects on multiple levels. It’s an interconnected world when it comes to our weather according to new satellite data. Dust in Africa is linked to stronger monsoons in India – just a week later. Rocky Mountains flowers have changed their blooming patterns because of climate change. And sleep – maybe you can’t make up your sleep debt on the weekend – and that could be bad for your brain. Mouse research says extended wakefulness injures our neurones and other evidence links that to earlier onset of dementia.