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This Week in Science – The Kickass Science Podcast

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The kickass science and technology radio show that delivers an irreverent look at the week in science and technology.

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The kickass science and technology radio show that delivers an irreverent look at the week in science and technology.

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384 Ratings
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Justin enough said

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Two smart women and then there’s Justin.

Alberta Rose

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Blair, Kiki, and Justin are exceptional. Love Kiki

iTunes Ratings

384 Ratings
Average Ratings
266
37
16
21
44

Justin enough said

By cornrobie - Jul 16 2019
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Two smart women and then there’s Justin.

Alberta Rose

By all things considered 24/7 - Apr 04 2019
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Blair, Kiki, and Justin are exceptional. Love Kiki

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This Week in Science – The Kickass Science Podcast

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The kickass science and technology radio show that delivers an irreverent look at the week in science and technology.

23 October, 2019 – Episode 744 – Don’t Fear the AI

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Interview w/ Dr. Melanie Mitchell on AI, Prime Editing, Quantum Supremacy, Cosmological Crisis, Smarty Crabs, Fast Ants, Elbow Sex, Shark Buddies!!, Plants!, And Much More...

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Oct 25 2019

1hr 49mins

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16 October, 2019 – Episode 743 – Science on the Brain

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Good Energy News, Organoid Brain Development, Sea Captain Neanderthal?, Smarty Pigs, Nocturnal Sperm?, Brain Space!, Cool Dinosaurs, Bloody Concussions, Long Live The Brain, Brain Disruptions, Vaccine For Cats, Whispering Whales, Lineman Lessons, And Much More...

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Oct 18 2019

1hr 42mins

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23 January, 2019 – Episode 705 – This Week in Science (TWIS) Podcast

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Is Planet 9 Real?, Cloned Edited Monkeys, Listening Leaves, Crow Considerations, Budgie Boyfriends, Can Cure Cancer?, Check Your Gums, Reversing Alzheimer's, Sediba Stories, Neander News, Little Dead Frozen Things, Go Go Gadget Gene Drive, Exercise Is Mental, Jesus Geckos, And Much More...

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Jan 24 2019

1hr 49mins

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26 September, 2018 – Episode 689 – This Week in Science (TWIS) Podcast

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Genie In The Lab, The Sixth Sense, Not So Brutal, Sickness Smells, Vegetarian Sharks, Mantis Fishers, Nasal Influence, Retroviral Addiction, Microbial Trash Cans, Synthetic Cellular Circuits, And Much More...

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Sep 29 2018

1hr 59mins

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10 April, 2019 – Episode 716 – Seeing the Hole Thing

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Seeing A Hole, Autism Treatment Success?, More New Humans!, Screwy Sperm, Cricket Aging, Batty Lives, Chinese Monkey Brains, Metal Asteroids, What You Eat, Cat Understanding, And Much More...

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Apr 11 2019

1hr 44mins

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12 September, 2018 – Episode 687 – This Week in Science (TWIS) Podcast

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Interview w/ David Quammen, Sugar Maker, New Neurons Discovered, Human Egg Marks, Beer Before Farming!, Old Art, Shrimp Shields, Beetle Baby Branding, Shark Encounters, Plastic Dolphin Pee, AI For Radio, Finding Ordinary Matter, Hot Drops Move, Wolverine Me, And Much More!!!

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Sep 13 2018

2hr 9mins

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24 July, 2019 – Episode 731 – Archaeology From Space

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Interview w/ Dr. Sarah Parcak, Stimulating Seeing, Parenting Brain, LOCKR, Changing Brains, Egg Vibrations, An Apple A Day, Hot Headed Haggling, Shrinking Birds, And Much More...

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Jul 26 2019

1hr 55mins

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25 July, 2018 – Episode 680 – This Week in Science (TWIS) Podcast

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Water On Mars, Overcoming CRISPR, Bacteria Can Talk, Uncontroversial Conservation, Bigger Climate Spiders, Brainy Discovery, Finding A Fungus, Better Beer, Candida Confusion, Manga-Bey Behavior, Adaptive Anoles, And Much More...

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Jul 26 2018

2hr 1min

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18 July, 2018 – Episode 679 – This Week in Science (TWIS) Podcast

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New Moons, New Volcano, Carbon Tax, Old Bread, Electric Spider Balloons, Animals That Wait, Lantern Lights, Gut And Autism, Secular Economics, Diamond Earth, Koala Tongues, Microbe Chips, Grabby Robot, Not An Alien, And Much More… Take our audience survey!!! Want to listen to a particular story from the show? You can do that here. Just […]

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Jul 19 2018

1hr 54mins

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01 August, 2018 – Episode 681 – This Week in Science (TWIS) Podcast

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Stress Monkeys, Smashing Atoms, Science Says, Pyramid Power?, Biome Battlefield, Great Self-Control, Father's Influence, Bioengineered Lungs, Bones About It, Opioid Increases, Drugged Cicada Butts, And Much More...

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Aug 02 2018

1hr 51mins

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24 April, 2019 – Episode 718 – Inside Project Drawdown

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Interview w/ Dr. Jonathan Foley on Project Drawdown, Hereditary Heights, Hearing Voices, Penguin Warming, Seaweed For Deer, Clean Mouse Houses, Glowing Gonopods, Lots Of Earthquakes, Ancient Beer, And Much More...

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Apr 25 2019

1hr 48mins

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31 July, 2019 – Episode 732 – Are You Ready to Science?

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TESS Findings, Salty Battery, Probiotic Cures?, Hot Wings, Ant Protection, Old Parents, Baby Bacteria, Mosquito Love, Regeneration Paths, CRISPR Test, Cockroach Bot!, Cuttlefish Bugs, PE Tests, And Much More...

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Aug 01 2019

1hr 37mins

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13 February, 2019 – Episode 708 – This Week in Science Podcast (TWIS)

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Interview w/ Dr. Brian Keating, Bug-pocalypse, Heart-Shaped Tail, Sandy Footprints, Slimy Rocks, Love is for Losers, Emotional Alterations, Valentine's Drinking Plans, Ultima Pancake, Mars Of Lost Loves, And Much More...

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Feb 15 2019

2hr 2mins

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02 January, 2019 – Episode 702 – This Week in Science (TWIS) Podcast

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2018 Predictions Review, 2019 Predictions, Drinkable Brain Juice, Dating Africa, Dinosaur Noses, Cuteness Aggression, Dimensional Bubble, New Horizons Snowman, Asimov Predicts, And Much More...

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Jan 03 2019

1hr 37mins

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29 May, 2019 – Episode 723 – The Surprising Science of Sex

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Interview w/ Dr. Melissa Wilson, Dirt That Helps, Fingering Variation, Coral Acid Trip, Food For Sex, Fish Skins!, More Planets, Not Neptune, Cracking Tortoises, Neander News, And Much More...

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May 31 2019

1hr 46mins

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27 February, 2019 – Episode 710 – This Week in Science Podcast (TWIS)

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Interview w/ Drs. Konstantin Batygin & Mike Brown About Planet 9, Thank The Clouds, CO2 Into Coal?, CBD From Yeast, Repellent Stripes, BIRDS ARE SMART, "Flying Bulldog" Rediscovered, Sweet And Sour, Abundant Life, And Much More...

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Mar 01 2019

2hr 1min

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30 January, 2019 – Episode 706 – This Week in Science Podcast (TWIS)

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Interview w/ Dr. Rebecca Helm On Jellyfish, Eyes From Skies, Think And Say, Dating Old Man, Rising Tides, Artsy Bees, Mice-olation, Baby Talk, Sequencing Axolotl, Church Science, and Much More...

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Jan 31 2019

1hr 55mins

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11 July, 2018 – Episode 678 – This Week in Science (TWIS) Podcast

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Driving Genes, Fixing CRISPR, Ancient Chinese Secret, Dark Matter Hunt, Longer Native Story, Dogs Of America, Snorting Horses, Better Brains, Oxygen Teeter Totter, African Origins, Asteroidal Planetoids, HIV Vaccine, And Much More...

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Jul 13 2018

1hr 36mins

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15 August, 2018 – Episode 683 – This Week in Science (TWIS) Podcast

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Leaky Gut Fights, Magnetic Fish, Mummy Knows Best, WiFi Safety, Sneaky Cuckoos, Wing Sniffers, Bipedal Bones, Bad Hot Work, Man's War, The Drunchies, And Much More...

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Aug 16 2018

1hr 39mins

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22 May, 2019 – Episode 722 – What Can We Learn from History?

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Civil War Cures, Historical Color, Fire Good, Bonobo Moms, Lazy Tiger Sharks, CFC Source!, Cranky Corvids, Praying For Rain, Pogo Bot, Plastic Promise, Coffee Guts, Old Bedbugs, And Much More...

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May 23 2019

1hr 33mins

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11 December, 2019 – Episode 750 – How Fish Bones Tell Stories

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Interview w/ Dr. Virgina Butler on Digging Fish Bones, Pig-Monkey Mix, Lice Go Way Back, Extinction Complexity, Greenlandic Thaw, Baboon Sex, SF Sea Otters, Faking It, Little Drummer Brains, Fungus Trees, Lit Nets, And Much More...

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Dec 13 2019

2hr 5mins

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04 December, 2019 – Episode 749 – Did It Really Start With A Bang?

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Interview w/ Dr. Ethan Siegel, Shrinking Brains, Domesticated People, Questionable Domestication, Evasive Bacteria, Bird Breaks, Galapagos Finch Fear, Shrinking Birds, Listening Dogs, Frozen Pup, Foggy Findings, EPA Transparency Troubles, And Much More...

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Dec 05 2019

2hr 15mins

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20 November, 2019 – Episode 748 – The Science Awakens

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Half A Brain, Update On The Force, Skull Bonnet, Yeasty Bees, Peacock Disco, Swimming Bees, Milky Way Gazing, Brightest Burst, Science Broth, Non-Stick Toilets, Dino Bird, Moon Map, Social Health, AR Papers, Not Laughing Gas, And Much More...

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Nov 22 2019

1hr 48mins

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13 November, 2019 – Episode 747 – What Makes a Computer Super?

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Interview w/ Dr. Steve Scott from Cray Inc., AI Evading Detection, More DNA Possibilities?, Big Stalled Weather, Smarter Apes, Bat Guts, Orca Family Life, Shooting Star, A Little Hiccup, Tooth Tales, NO Emissions Up, Gut Phage, And Much More...

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Nov 15 2019

1hr 53mins

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06 November, 2019 – Episode 746 – Does Science Bug You?

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Interview w/ The Bug Chicks, Space Is Closed?, Age Reversal For Mice, Conservatives of Atlantis, Bat Friends, Tracing Ivory, Lost Thoughts, Brain Thoughts, Into The Beyond, Shark Protection, And Much More...

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Nov 07 2019

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30 October, 2019 – Episode 745 – Who Needs a Microbiome Anyway???

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Interview w/ Dr. Tobin Hammer, AI Mastery, Brainssss!, Bacterial Gut Battle, Rat-Eating Monkeys, Creepy Primate, Funny Guys, Stressed Out Organoids, Two-Legged Robots, Rat Racers, Feely Spiders, And Much More...

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Nov 01 2019

2hr 15mins

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23 October, 2019 – Episode 744 – Don’t Fear the AI

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Interview w/ Dr. Melanie Mitchell on AI, Prime Editing, Quantum Supremacy, Cosmological Crisis, Smarty Crabs, Fast Ants, Elbow Sex, Shark Buddies!!, Plants!, And Much More...

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Oct 25 2019

1hr 49mins

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16 October, 2019 – Episode 743 – Science on the Brain

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Good Energy News, Organoid Brain Development, Sea Captain Neanderthal?, Smarty Pigs, Nocturnal Sperm?, Brain Space!, Cool Dinosaurs, Bloody Concussions, Long Live The Brain, Brain Disruptions, Vaccine For Cats, Whispering Whales, Lineman Lessons, And Much More...

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Oct 18 2019

1hr 42mins

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09 October, 2019 – Episode 742 – Science Nobelity

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2020 Nobel Prizes, Funding Black Scientists, The Resistance, New Antibiotic?, Drone Whale Scale, Documentary Drive, Human Salamander, False Song Memories, Mold Pigs, Zebra Stripe Update, Solar Pressure, New Moons, Bird Pee, Can-O-Marrow, And Much More...

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Oct 11 2019

1hr 55mins

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02 October, 2019 – Episode 741 – Detecting Signals

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Tundra Blair & Polar Bears International, 2019 IgNobel Awards, Eat Meat?, Humans > Volcanoes, Ape Minds, Secrets Of The Tardigrade, Sneaky Bacteria, Color Change Asteroid, Cometary Visitor, Save The Sea Grass!, Baby Muscles, And Much More...

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Oct 03 2019

1hr 35mins

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25 September, 2019 – Episode 740 – Science & CheMystery!

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Interview w/ C.A. Preece on Science & Comics, Bad Climate News, Good Climate News, Old Bottles, Correction!, Rat Serial Killers, Robot Rodeo, Tea Time, Delicate Disaster, Crypt Keeper Wasps!, Cat Friends, And Much More...

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Sep 26 2019

1hr 56mins

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18 September, 2019 – Episode 739 – Unintended Consequences!

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Moon Dust, Unintended Mosquitoes, Weird Old Apes, Pain In The Asp, Hide & Seek Rats, Older Neanderthals, Cure For Colds, Everything Old Is, Asteroid Impacts, Scent Sacs, Big Neutron, And Much More...

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Sep 20 2019

1hr 52mins

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11 September, 2019 – Episode 738 – Palindromatic Science!

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Not Your Future Home, What Is Habitable?, Crater Lake, Age Reversing Drugs, Snake Skin Surprise, T Rex A/C!, Better Antibiotics?, CAR-T For Hearts, Bubble Blowing Black Hole, So Super Cool, Shocking News!, Robot Skin, And Much More...

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Sep 12 2019

1hr 35mins

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04 September, 2019 – Episode 737 – Ethics and the Brain

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Interview w/ Dr. Veljko Dubljevic, Ancient Magma Oceans, 8th Grade Smarty Computer, Ancient Lake, Adventures in Jellyfishing, Squirrel Busy Bodies, Crystalline Nets, Cornea Transplant, Long Beautiful Hair, Super Fast Snail, And Much More...

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Sep 05 2019

1hr 55mins

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28 August, 2019 – Episode 736 – Hot Nudi Science!

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Interview w/ Dr. Richelle Tanner, Sleep Mutations, Fingerprint Earth, Toxoplasma Gondii Genes, Plane Noisy, Crows Like Puzzles!, Strict Fasting, Carbon Chips, How Hot Now?, Vacation Routines, And Much More...

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Aug 29 2019

1hr 57mins

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21 August, 2019 – Episode 735 – What’s In a Brain?

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Human Brain Evolution, Brain Lanes, Brain Maps, Toxoplasmystery Solved!, Lake Of Bones!, Koala Poo Pills, Locust Face Plants, Underwater Boat!, Beneficial Recklessness?, Mongolia!, Practice Or Perfect, Spider Storms, Memory Ripples?, Bioluminescent Schools!, And Much More...

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Aug 22 2019

1hr 42mins

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14 August, 2019 – Episode 734 – What’s that Noise?

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Free Will Falters?, First Cells Collaborated, Underwater Neanderthals, Monkey Worry Molecule, Big Frog Nests, Picking Baby Sex, Justin's Airship Future, Supernova Dust, Plastic Snow, Black Hole Rising, Daddy Longlegs Venom, Feeling Foreshocks, And Much More...

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Aug 15 2019

1hr 41mins

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07 august, 2019 – Episode 733 – What the TWIS?

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Human-Monkey Chimeras, Tardigrades on the Moon, Police Violence, Old Dark Matter, Starfish Love Guts, Blind Caterpillars, What the IF?, And Much More...

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Aug 09 2019

2hr 4mins

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31 July, 2019 – Episode 732 – Are You Ready to Science?

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TESS Findings, Salty Battery, Probiotic Cures?, Hot Wings, Ant Protection, Old Parents, Baby Bacteria, Mosquito Love, Regeneration Paths, CRISPR Test, Cockroach Bot!, Cuttlefish Bugs, PE Tests, And Much More...

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Aug 01 2019

1hr 37mins

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24 July, 2019 – Episode 731 – Archaeology From Space

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Interview w/ Dr. Sarah Parcak, Stimulating Seeing, Parenting Brain, LOCKR, Changing Brains, Egg Vibrations, An Apple A Day, Hot Headed Haggling, Shrinking Birds, And Much More...

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Jul 26 2019

1hr 55mins

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