8 episodes

In which Dr. Anne Renwick, steampunk romance author and biologist, focuses the microscope, examining all the strange research and life experiences that make it – or don’t – into her books.

Into the Laboratory Anne Renwick

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In which Dr. Anne Renwick, steampunk romance author and biologist, focuses the microscope, examining all the strange research and life experiences that make it – or don’t – into her books.

    Elemental Bones

    Elemental Bones

    Bones. Far from static objects. In this podcast, Anne discusses aspects of bone physiology that made their way into THE SILVER SKULL.

    • 26 min
    Getting Medieval

    Getting Medieval

    Are researchers really mining medieval texts for ideas they can apply to modern medicine? Yes they are! Listen to Anne Renwick speak about the current efforts that inspired Evie's character and work in A SNOWFLAKE AT MIDNIGHT.

    • 22 min
    Medical Mistletoe

    Medical Mistletoe

    • 21 min
    Lost Rivers of London

    Lost Rivers of London

    Anne Renwick tells the story of how the Effra, one of London’s lost rivers, came to play a key role in THE GOLDEN SPIDER.

    • 15 min
    Greek and Latin

    Greek and Latin

    Where do all those strange words come from? Anne Renwick discusses how she often uses Greek and Latin roots to name her various contraptions.

    • 28 min
    Bioluminescence

    Bioluminescence

    Anne Renwick discusses bioluminescence (with a brief detour to fluorescence), her hands-on experience with it, and how it illuminates the dark nights in The Elemental Steampunk World.

    • 24 min

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