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Episode 70: Doing Good
Sunday 05 July 2020
: Some groundbreaking science on the virtue of volunteering, the style of science, and the knackering of knees.
What do you mean all of this...
Listen to Why Aren't You A Doctor Yet?
Sunday 07 June 2020
Find all episodes of Why Aren't You A Doctor Yet at www.whynotadoc.com , and through social...
Episode 69: Securing Smart Devices
Sunday 24 May 2020
: Prof Martin Swany from Indiana University joins us to follow up on security concerns for Internet of Things devices. Tl;dr - install your...
Episode 68: Digital assistants and privacy controls
Sunday 10 May 2020
: Joining us this week is Dr Hannah Little, talking about privacy controls and concerns with smart devices. If you have an Alexa, you may...
Episode 67: The Joys of Socialising, Innovating and Quantum Computing
Sunday 26 April 2020
: Lockdown continues, but we've got some good news to tickle the bits of your brains where the feelings live, including valid social...
Episode 66: You're Right
Sunday 12 April 2020
: In this episode, we've got a whole bunch of scientific news which, maybe like us, you could have sworn you already knew? But now, with...
Episode 65: Not Talking About Coronavirus
Sunday 29 March 2020
: In which we try very hard to not talk about the only thing everyone is talking about. Also, we launch a Patreon.
Find more from the...
Episode 64: Bees, Brains and Good Boys
Sunday 15 March 2020
: It's an animal extravaganza this episode, with the waggling sense of bees behinds, the ethics of almond farming and 14,000 doggos.
Episode 63: Feelings, Dinosaurs and Neurodivergence
Friday 28 February 2020
: A very special episode this week, all about feelings - In your head, in your heart, and in your gut. Maybe in your kidneys? You tell...
Episode 62: Fungus Facts ft Jen Parrilli
Sunday 09 February 2020
: We are very happy to be joined by Jen Parrilli from the FungiTown podcast to talk through the latest mushroom news.
This episode may be a...
Episode 61: Performing arts, performing experiments
Wednesday 29 January 2020
: We're back! Here's all the science news you've been missing out on - Art, head injury, and tubas. Lovely.
Find more from the Stimulus...
Episode 60: Harvest Festival
Sunday 27 October 2019
: Never mind the technical issues, here's a celebration of all things autumnal, with a harvest of fresh science news on fruit, veg, cheese and...
Episode 59: You're Wrong
Sunday 13 October 2019
: This episode is all about things you're wrong about, we're wrong about, and the world at large should probably take a second look at. If...
Episode 58: Hot Science Semester
Wednesday 25 September 2019
: It's back to school time, and we are back with the science to see you safely through your school/college/university/teaching times. Lab...
Episode 57: The 2019 Ig Nobel Prizes
Sunday 15 September 2019
: We're back, and what better way to return than the annual celebration of improbable science, the Ig Nobel Prizes! Wombat poo, clicker...
Episode 56: Birds, Brains and Space Age
Sunday 23 June 2019
: It's time for our summer break, so here's some cool science facts to help you beat the heat. Like penguins. And now, apparently...
Episode 55: Trusting technology and fighting fake news
Sunday 09 June 2019
: We've got more tasty science morsels for you this episode, and they even sound good. You can trust us on that, we're not a terrifying toy or...
Episode 54: Paranormal Research ft. The Spooktator
Sunday 26 May 2019
: In this episode we welcome Hayley Stevens from The Spooktator to talk us through some of the latest research on the belief, psychology and...
Episode 53: vs Archeology
Sunday 12 May 2019
: We had so much fun talking about historic tattoo tools in Episode 52, why not dig into to some more archeology? I think that's how...
Episode 52: Tattoo Ink and Insects
Sunday 28 April 2019
: If you have ink in your skin, we've got science for you. If you want insectile robots to rule the skies, we also have science for you. Also...
Episode 51: vs Maths
Sunday 14 April 2019
: Maths outreach expert Dr Katie Steckles joins us for this episode, talking about maths in nature, in the classroom and in economics. Maths -...
Episode 50: Back in time
Sunday 31 March 2019
: Happy daylight savings! The clocks are going forwards, but we're going back in time with our anniversary special - a retrospective of some...
Episode 49: Stop Smoking
Sunday 17 March 2019
: Seriously - stop smoking. It'll take a lot of willpower, but we believe in you! Plus, there's a lot of smoking cessation support devices to...
Episode 48: Plastic pollution
Sunday 03 March 2019
: Plastic is getting a pretty bad rap right now, but there's still some good to be done with it, like... treating chronic conditions and...
Episode 47: Sounds and Space
Sunday 17 February 2019
: In a super-sonic special, we're sounding off about sound - where it is and where it isn't. Hint: It's not in space, but don't let that stop...