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Julie Gould is a freelance science communicator who loves exploring science through audio. These podcasts are a collection of all her science adventures and experiments in audio.

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I, Science – Extinction explained

This podcast first appeared on I, Science on February 8th 2013 In this podcast I am at the pre-opening event of the “Extinction: not the end of the world?” exhibition at the Natural History Museum. I speak to some of the scientistsThe post I, Science – Extinction explained appeared first on Julie Gould » Julie Gould.

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29 Aug 2013

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Urinary Tract Infections

This podcast originally appeared on Pythagoras Trousers episode 101 on December 13th 2012 This is an interview with Jenny Rhon about her research on Urinary Tract Infections. The majority of people have had a UTI, and have been to theirThe post Urinary Tract Infections appeared first on Julie Gould » Julie Gould.

12 Dec 2012

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Photovoltaic cell

This podcast originally appeared on Pythagoras Trousers episode 97 on November 15th 2012 This is an interview with PhD student Christopher Emmott about his research on different types of photovoltaic cell. Transcript: On October 22nd, Hurricane Sandy started developing fromThe post Photovoltaic cell appeared first on Julie Gould » Julie Gould.

10mins

16 Nov 2012

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Patenting nature

This package originally appeared on the Pod Delusion episode 192 on June 21st 2013 On June 13th, the US Supreme courts gave their final verdict on the Association for molecular Pathology vs Myriad Genetics case. The story started in 2009, when the ACLUThe post Patenting nature appeared first on Julie Gould » Julie Gould.

9mins

23 Jun 2013

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What’s inside your gut?

This podcast originally appeared on Pythagoras Trousers episode 128 on June 20th 2013. Ever wondered what’s going on inside your gut? For this podcast I spoke several people, as the amount of research in the field of microbiomes and micrbiotaThe post What’s inside your gut? appeared first on Julie Gould » Julie Gould.

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21 Jun 2013

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Monsters inside your head

For someone who hasn’t had any brain afflictions, it’s rather difficult to image what it must be like to be dealing with one. These monsters inside people’s heads only show themselves as symptoms, which can be rather frustrating, especially ifThe post Monsters inside your head appeared first on Julie Gould » Julie Gould.

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5 Jun 2013

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A not so bedtime story… about faecal transplants

This podcast originally appeared on the Pod Delusion episode 198 on May 31st 2013 After being absolutely awed at her book, I spoke to Mary Roach, author of Gulp: adventures along the Alimentary Canal about a particularly icky story onThe post A not so bedtime story… about faecal transplants appeared first on Julie Gould » Julie Gould.

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4 Jun 2013

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Would you eat laboratory-grown meat?

Would you eat meat that has been grown in a lab rather than taken directly from the animal? This is a question that I’ve been asking as preparations for the first lab-grown burger to be cooked are happening. Prof MarkThe post Would you eat laboratory-grown meat? appeared first on Julie Gould » Julie Gould.

13mins

21 May 2013

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DIY Biology with Thomas Landrain

This originally appeared on Pythagoras Trousers episode 123 on May 16th 2013 For this podcast I spoke to Thomas Landrain, the founder of La Paillase, a DIY Biology lab in Paris. I wanted to share this piece on here becauseThe post DIY Biology with Thomas Landrain appeared first on Julie Gould » Julie Gould.

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12 May 2013

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Wimbledon 2013: The Philosophers Battle

As part of the MSc in Science Communication at Imperial College, we were asked at the beginning of January to create a product, any product, that was based on the first semester’s theory. I remember that day. It was, I must admit,The post Wimbledon 2013: The Philosophers Battle appeared first on Julie Gould » Julie Gould.

25mins

23 Mar 2013

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