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A podcast from Dr. Kirsten Sanford Science Media

This Week in Science – The Kickass Science Podcast

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50 Episodes • Released Weekly

50 Episodes • Released Weekly

A podcast from Dr. Kirsten Sanford Science Media

This Week in Science – The Kickass Science Podcast

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50 Episodes • Released Weekly

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The kickass weekly science and technology radio show presenting a humorous and irreverent look at the week in science and tech. Each show TWIS discusses the latest in cutting edge science news on topics such as genetic engineering, cybernetics, space exploration, neuro science, and a show favorite Countdown to World Robot Domination. The show is hosted by Dr. Kirsten Sanford, a PhD in neuroscience, Justin Jackson, a wisecracking professional car salesman and armchair physicist, and Blair Bazdarich, a zoologist. Consistently voted one of the top science radio shows on the web - check it out and hear a science news program like no other.

Latest Episode

20 Aug 2020 • 1 hour 43 mins

19 August, 2020 – Episode 787 – How to Save a Cow

What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? Take A Breath, Simple Speech, Slingshot Spiders, Drunk Sensors, Herpes Cure?, Eye Spots, COVID Update, Mystery Gas, Cosmic Rhythm, A Cartilage Fix, Morning Warmup, Baby Bat Babble, And Much More… Support us on Patreon! Check out the full episode on our YouTube channel. You can do that here. Disclaimer, Disclaimer, Disclaimer!!! The following program has content pulled from the previous weeks release of scientific stories The content itself was created by scientists Researchers adept at revealing the secrets of the universe The stories of planet earth The mysteries of Life And the systems by which life manages to survive on a planet Spinning round a star Spinning in a galaxy Just one such galaxy out of billions hurtling through space. While the significance of human achievements may be somewhat limited in respect to the size of the universe, The expanse of our knowledge need know no limits on This week in science, Coming up next… Let’s start with some quick science news stories… Take A Breath When you breath, you probably think of breaths happening in your lungs. But, breathing really happens at the level of the oxygen-carrying heme-molecule. When heme holds oxygen it changes shape. New research has discovered that change in shape happens thanks to a cascade of electrons through the molecule. Politicians use less words than they used to … Fewer, more simple words in speeches Holy sling-shotting spiders, Batman! Nobody needs that… Drunk Se...