This Week in Science – The Kickass Science Podcast

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.


episode 787: 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…
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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...


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