100 episodes

A weekly podcast by two huge science fans discussing what’s new and interesting in science! Science is our window into incredible worlds, from impossibly small atoms to impossibly distant stars. We want to use it to discover as much as possible, and share it with you every week.

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A weekly podcast by two huge science fans discussing what’s new and interesting in science! Science is our window into incredible worlds, from impossibly small atoms to impossibly distant stars. We want to use it to discover as much as possible, and share it with you every week.

    Weird Whale Evolution

    Weird Whale Evolution

    On today’s episode: What’s that smell? It’s ancient humans, cooking fish! We talk about how whales evolved from land mammals back to the water. All that and more today on All Around Science.
    LINKS:

    [ARTICLE] Earliest proof of cooking shows our ancestors liked well-done fish Oldest evidence of the controlled use of fire to cook food, researchers report -- ScienceDaily [ARTICLE] The evolution of whales from land to sea
    THEME MUSIC by Andrew Allen
    https://twitter.com/KEYSwithSOUL
    http://andrewallenmusic.com

    • 57 min
    Nobel Prizes in Chemistry and Medicine, 2022

    Nobel Prizes in Chemistry and Medicine, 2022

    On today’s episode: Robots remember more things when they get a chance for a nap. Let’s talk about the nobel prizes in chemistry and medicine! All that and more today on All Around Science.
    LINKS:

    [ARTICLE] Artificial Neural Networks Learn Better When They Spend Time Not Learning at All
    THEME MUSIC by Andrew Allen
    https://twitter.com/KEYSwithSOUL
    http://andrewallenmusic.com

    • 44 min
    Cordyceps - The Real-Life Zombie Infection

    Cordyceps - The Real-Life Zombie Infection

    On today’s episode: Robots will soon be taking over our universities… and mixing us margaritas. Cordyceps is a parasite that can control ants, but not by hijacking its brain. All that and more today on All Around Science.
    LINKS:

    [ARTICLE] Robots will roam a university to study “a socio-technical problem”
    THEME MUSIC by Andrew Allen
    https://twitter.com/KEYSwithSOUL
    http://andrewallenmusic.com

    • 57 min
    Is Cancer Screening Worth It?

    Is Cancer Screening Worth It?

    On today’s episode: Yeah, mosquitoes might really like you more. A blood test to screen for cancer can save lives! But could it cause more harm than good? All that and more today on All Around Science.
    LINKS:

    [ARTICLE] The Rockefeller University » Why some people are mosquito magnets
    THEME MUSIC by Andrew Allen
    https://twitter.com/KEYSwithSOUL
    http://andrewallenmusic.com

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Superbug Bacteria

    Superbug Bacteria

    On today’s episode: A warming world helps disease spread more quickly. Humans have waded into an ancient arms race to produce antibiotic resistant bacteria. All that and more today on All Around Science.
    LINKS:

    [ARTICLE] Thawing permafrost exposes old pathogens—and new hosts
    THEME MUSIC by Andrew Allen
    https://twitter.com/KEYSwithSOUL
    http://andrewallenmusic.com

    • 54 min
    Why do we like being scared?

    Why do we like being scared?

    On today’s episode: The same things that cause autoimmune diseases may have helped our ancestors survive the Black Death. It’s Halloween! Let’s talk about the science of why we like scary things! All that and more today on All Around Science.
    LINKS:

    [ARTICLE] Bubonic plague left lingering scars on the human genome
    THEME MUSIC by Andrew Allen
    https://twitter.com/KEYSwithSOUL
    http://andrewallenmusic.com

    • 1 hr

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

Douche beard ,

Solid show with smart people who seem nice

Bobby Franks has quickly become one of my favorite regular contributors to the morning stream podcast - now I’m listening to his show and enjoying it greatly!

BAMFinater ,

Great show

I’m loving this science show. They delve in deep enough and explain enough to be satisfying without going over your head.

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