Science is more than Eureka moments and flashy results. We look beyond the headlines to uncover the often gruelling and gritty process of scientific research, and to get to know the people who devote themselves to discovery.
Professor Russell Bonduriansky: An inordinate fondness for flies
Mark sits down for a cuppa with a renowned evolutionary biologist as he recalls his early research experiences painting tiny insects and collecting rotting meat.
Dr Angela Crean: Sperm is to semen as rum is to Coke
Ever think about the stuff sperm gets delivered in? Dr Angela Crean thinks about it A LOT.
Dr Dejan Stojanovic: Protecting Tasmania's caffeinated birds
We run through the bush with a passionate conservation biologist, tracking the iconic swift parrot through its quickly disappearing habitat
Introduction: What's with the name?
A conversation between host Mark Horstman and producer Margo Adler. They discuss where the name of the podcast comes from, the idea behind the show, and their own different experiences of science.
The most fascinating podcast I've heard in ages-- candid, eye-opening, funny too!