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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!

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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!

    Penguins, orgasms, flat earth

    Penguins, orgasms, flat earth

    Is the Earth flat?

    Why do penguins wobble when they have knees?

    What is the biological function of the female orgasm?

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

    • 41 min
    Rainforests, grey hairs, tastebuds

    Rainforests, grey hairs, tastebuds

    Could nightmares be genetic? Why does the weather affect my asthma? Can I outrun a giraffe?

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

    • 38 min
    Space magnets, asteroids, coral sex

    Space magnets, asteroids, coral sex

    Do magnets work in outer space?

    What would happen if you opened a jar from space on Earth?

    Do germs have the ability to move on their own?

    Dr Karl is joined by Professor Geraint Lewis from The University of Sydney this week!

    answering all these questions and more, on triple j mornings with Lucy Smith.

    • 37 min
    Twins, tapeworms, water divining

    Twins, tapeworms, water divining

    How much force does it take to bite off a finger?

    Why is salt water so buoyant?

    Why do I get pleasure from cracking knuckles?

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

    • 42 min
    Male nipples, climaxing, wrinkly fingers

    Male nipples, climaxing, wrinkly fingers

    Do dogs have personalities?

    Can you compost vegan poop?

    Why do lizard tails wiggle after falling off?

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

    • 37 min
    Eye floaters, rescue bees, drinking blood

    Eye floaters, rescue bees, drinking blood

    Why do I always hiccup and burp at the same time?

    Do birds recognise their own reflection?

    Why does my dog steal my socks?

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

    • 37 min

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