Each week Mitch and Greg of AsapSCIENCE explain the science behind a new subject. Using studies, anecdotes and interviews to keep you entertained while *BAM* simultaneously LEARNING!
Muscles: how do you get JACKED!?
The science of muscles, motivation and steroids is fascinating. In recent years it seems humans have become obsessed with health and fitness, but what does science say? Also, is 'roid rage' real? We break it all down today!
28:35 - puppy dog eyes have evolved to manipulate you!
31:25 - how much garbage is in space?
Houseplants - do they help your health?
Volatile organic compounds, nature bathing, repotting plants and your heart rate, there are a lot of studies about houseplants and your health ... but is it all good?
STUDYTIME - Houseplants:
28:34 - Is twitter racist?
36:35 - if you see a firefly flying ... it's dying
What You'll Eat on Mars ft. Dr. Proctor
Dried fruits, simple veggies, PINEAPPLE EVEN!? WHAT WILL HUMANS EAT ON MARS!? Dr. Sian Proctor is an incredible food scientist who spent months living on a MARS SIMULATION! She has applied this knowledge to better understand sustainable eating here on Earth but ALSO predict what we will be eating on MARS!!!
Dr. Proctor Interview:
What Did We Learn This Week:
53:49 - how orange and red veggies and fruit can make you look more tanned
57:55 - can acetaminophen help you take risks!?
Face Creams: are they just hype?
Glycerol, retinol, phenoxyethanol - chemicals galore! Are face cream ingredients fake or do they actually help your skin? There is a lot of misinformation out there, but one cream we study today truly is the best!
04:14 - you were lied to about sperm
06:47 - a molecule in honeybee venom can prevent breast cancer
12:24 - Face creams
WAP: The Science of Arousal
The vulva, lubrication and Bartholin's glands contribute to a WAP! In fact, there is a reason why Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion's song is a scientific masterpiece. We will explain it to you, plus some fascinating science about sexuality and why we all love WAP WAP WAPs!
Android vs. Apple w/ Marques Brownlee
Marques Brownlee is the king of tech on YouTube. Today he explains how the pandemic is affecting tech product roll outs, if Mitch needs to drop his Android for an iPhone, and how he cultivated over 11 million subscribers on YouTube.
What Did We Learn This Week:
1:25 - why your musical taste freezes at age 30
6:50 - why head lice is an evolutionary advantage
Marques Brownlee Interview:
Customer ReviewsSee All
Fun and scientific
I like how this podcast gives an insight into their personalities and also includes fun tidbits of info that are easy to understand and access
So funny and so smart!
You guys are amazing! This podcast is a great way to get your science fix and laugh and feel good about the world at the same time. I’m recommending this to everyone!
Bring the Full Intro Song Back
I've been a huge fan since I was barely a teenager and Mitch was on BB Can. I'm now a chem eng student and absolutely love the pod. I was beyond excited to see your episode with Marques, my two favourite podcast together. But I miss that full intro song, like all of asap science's songs it was fire.