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Put your thinking caps on, folks. Huh? Science Explained is here, the twice weekly podcast brought to you by LiSTNR and Cosmos. Hosted by Cosmos’ very own science journos, this is the podcast that will answer all of life’s questions – in just 10 minutes.

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Put your thinking caps on, folks. Huh? Science Explained is here, the twice weekly podcast brought to you by LiSTNR and Cosmos. Hosted by Cosmos’ very own science journos, this is the podcast that will answer all of life’s questions – in just 10 minutes.

    From Soup to Us: Our Four-Billion-Year Journey on Earth

    From Soup to Us: Our Four-Billion-Year Journey on Earth

    🌏 Where did we come from? Join Cosmos Science Journalist, Evrim Yazgin, as we go back to where it all began and find out how life on our planet first started billions of years ago. 

    👨‍🔬 Evrim Yazgin is a Cosmos journalist with a Masters in Physics from the University of Melbourne. His love of science fiction has spurred an interest in all things flux capacitor to quantum-time-antimatter-inverters.
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    • 8 min
    Why do Women Live Longer than Men? And What About Gender Diverse People?

    Why do Women Live Longer than Men? And What About Gender Diverse People?

    🧓 In this episode, we're unravelling the science on longevity: Why do some people live longer than others, could we really live forever and what does sex have to do with it?

    🧬 New episodes of Huh? Science Explained drop every Monday and Friday. Subscribe on the LiSTNR app to make sure you don’t miss an episode.

    🔬 Follow us on TikTok @aussiesciencepodcasts. 

    👨‍🔬 Ellen Phiddian is a science journalist at Cosmos. She has a BSc (Honours) in chemistry and science communication, and an MSc in science communication, both from the Australian National University.
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    • 9 min
    How Can we Trust Self-Driving Cars Not to Run Into People?

    How Can we Trust Self-Driving Cars Not to Run Into People?

    🧬 New episodes of Huh? Science Explained drop every Monday and Friday. Subscribe on the LiSTNR app to make sure you don’t miss an episode.

    🔬 Follow us on TikTok @aussiesciencepodcasts. 

    👨‍🔬 Evrim Yazgin is a Cosmos journalist with a Masters in Physics from the University of Melbourne. His love of science fiction has spurred an interest in all things flux capacitor to quantum-time-antimatter-inverters.
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 11 min
    How Do Clocks Work?

    How Do Clocks Work?

    Tick tock. For anyone over the age of 25, the association with those words is not the generation-defining app, but clocks. Clocks help us (try to) get up on time and ensure that our pasta is perfectly al dente. But how do clocks actually keep time? And how do we decide how we divide time up?

    🧬 New episodes of Huh? Science Explained drop every Monday and Friday. Subscribe on the LiSTNR app to make sure you don’t miss an episode.

    🔬 Follow us on TikTok @aussiesciencepodcasts. 

    👨‍🔬 Evrim Yazgin is a Cosmos journalist with a Masters in Physics from the University of Melbourne. His love of science fiction has spurred an interest in all things flux capacitor to quantum-time-antimatter-inverters.
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 7 min
    The Science Of Dogs Part 2: Electric Boogaloo

    The Science Of Dogs Part 2: Electric Boogaloo

    Have you ever wondered why dogs shouldn’t eat chocolate? Or why your dog’s paws smell like corn chips? Why do they sleep with their eyes open? Do dogs actually understand us when we talk to them, or do we just wish they do? And does your choice in dog breed affect how long your pup will live, and how they’ll behave?

    We’re back with another episode on the science of dogs, part 2: electric boogaloo.

    🧬 New episodes of Huh? Science Explained drop every Monday and Friday. Subscribe on the LiSTNR app to make sure you don’t miss an episode.

    🔬 Follow us on TikTok @aussiesciencepodcasts. 

    👩‍🔬 Imma Perfetto is a journalist at Cosmos Magazine and has a Bachelor of science and honours in Science Communication. 
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    • 9 min
    Yeast: The Secret to Living Longer?

    Yeast: The Secret to Living Longer?

    🍞 From bread to vaccines to thrush and everything in between, turns out the humble yeast is the not only the key to fluffy bread and delicious beer, but also genetic engineering, lifesaving medications and longevity research!

    🧬 New episodes of Huh? Science Explained drop every Monday and Friday. Subscribe on the LiSTNR app to make sure you don’t miss an episode.

    🔬 Follow us on TikTok @aussiesciencepodcasts. 

    🧑‍🔬 Jacinta Bowler is a science journalist at Cosmos. They have an undergraduate degree in genetics and journalism from the University of Queensland and have been published in the Best Australian Science Writing 2022.
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    • 8 min

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