Shirtloads of Science

Dr Karl’s a curious optimist – a great combination for a science lover. Join him and his guests for weird facts, amazing conversation and remember, it’s never too late for a happy childhood.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 23m. Bisher sind 366 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 6 days 42 minutes


episode 59: Madagascar with Dr Karl.

The people of Madagascar have fascinating stories. Did you know the first settlers came from South East Asia ?  That some of their traditions are almost 2,000 years old ? That 90% of Madagascan flora and fauna are found nowhere else on earth. Dr...


 December 3, 2017  14m

episode 60: How to save the world in 20 minutes

Three Doctors (Karl, Derek and Petr) on how to start fixing things


 January 31, 2021  21m

episode 61: The Return of the Worm in Medicine

Long ago doctors used leeches. Now the humble worm is making a comeback.


 December 17, 2017  19m

episode 62: It's Summer (in the southern hemisphere) What time should you Water your plants ?

  Dr Karl and Dr Alice put their heads together to discuss the latest research into hairy leaves and burning plants?  Dr Karl’s amazing fruit and veggie classification system. What do killer kangaroos have to do with sleeping in an...


 December 24, 2017  21m

episode 63: Marine Biology Adventures. Dr Karl talks Molluscs with Dr. Helen Scales.

Molluscs - Not as sexy as Coral but so essential.


 December 31, 2017  20m

episode 64: The Mulder and Sculley of Food

Evershead and Temple expose food criminals and their tricks


 January 7, 2018  27m

episode 65: The Ins and Outs of the Ketogenic Diet

Dietitian, Care Collins gives Dr Karl a full 360 on a diet that is getting researchers pumped up. Imagine a menu that stimulated the blood brain barrier, made you think you were full early and might starve cancer cells. Sounds good but there are...


 January 14, 2018  22m

episode 66: Euthenasia - Literally translated from the Greek it means a "good death".

Literally translated from the Greek it means a "good death".


 January 21, 2018  21m

episode 67: Secret Astronomy - Tara Murphy and the explosive discoveries of 2017

Did you know some Astronomers sign confidentiality agreements ?


 January 28, 2018  26m

 February 4, 2018  30m