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Join Dr Karl Kruszelnicki, Lucy Smith and their scientific guests, with a bunch of curious triple j listeners for a weekly injection of science, myth-bashing and answers!

Dr Karl Podcast triple j

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    • 4.7 • 2.5K Ratings

Join Dr Karl Kruszelnicki, Lucy Smith and their scientific guests, with a bunch of curious triple j listeners for a weekly injection of science, myth-bashing and answers!

    Spanish Flu, earworms, motion sickness

    Spanish Flu, earworms, motion sickness

    What makes hair go curly? How can you stop wrinkles? Do shorter people use more energy then tall people?

    Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Lucy Smith.

    • 35 min
    Headaches, bungee cords, beards

    Headaches, bungee cords, beards

    Why does coffee effect people differently? Can you train your pain thresholds?  Why do my legs twitch when I sleep?

    Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Lucy Smith.

    • 37 min
    Cheese dreams, fasting, strong bones

    Cheese dreams, fasting, strong bones

    Is any multi-vitamin juice good for you? Does drinking milk gives you acne? Does eating cheese give some people nightmares?

    Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with Clare Collins, Laureate Professor in Nutrition & Dietetics at the University of Newcastle, and host Tyrone Pynor.

    • 42 min
    Earworms, Christmas Lights and Itches

    Earworms, Christmas Lights and Itches

    Are dogs mouths cleaner than ours? What are we looking at when we look at a planet? And what is actually going on at 'Magnetic Hill'?

    Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Abby Butler.

    • 38 min
    The fourth dimension, rogue hairs, wild vegetables

    The fourth dimension, rogue hairs, wild vegetables

    What is a stitch? Why do we grow random long hairs? Can we eat boogers?

    Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Abby Butler.

    • 38 min
    Doppelgängers, daylight savings, eye colour

    Doppelgängers, daylight savings, eye colour

    How long could we live without the sun? Why do my veins swell in the heat? When will Mars settlers be called Martians?

    Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Lucy Smith.

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
2.5K Ratings

2.5K Ratings

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Big love for Dr Karl

Great podcast and such interesting random stuff

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Very good

The best podcast in existence. Thank you for filling my brain with random knowledge! 🙌🙌🙌 A really great and addictive podcast for all ages! 👌

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Best person ever

I have been listening for 3 years and listen to you every night.I am so excited every Thursday!

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