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. https://drkarl.com/

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 22m. Bisher sind 258 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 4 days 2 hours 32 minutes

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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...


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 2017-12-03  14m
 
 

episode 60: How to save the world in 20 minutes


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


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 2021-01-31  21m
 
 

episode 61: The Return of the Worm in Medicine


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


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 2017-12-17  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...


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 2017-12-24  21m
 
 

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


Molluscs - Not as sexy as Coral but so essential.


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 2017-12-31  20m
 
 

episode 64: The Mulder and Sculley of Food


Evershead and Temple expose food criminals and their tricks


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 2018-01-07  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...


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 2018-01-14  22m
 
 

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


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


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 2018-01-21  21m
 
 

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


Did you know some Astronomers sign confidentiality agreements ?


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 2018-01-28  26m
 
 
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 2018-02-04  30m