1 hr 45 min

Let's Talk Science‪!‬ This Week in Science – The Kickass Science Podcast

    • Natural Sciences

What is in the This Week in Science Podcast?

Water Worries, Union Economics, Predator Poop, Brain Tumor Vaccine?, Not So Mysterious Human, Anti-Vax Vaccination , Wafting Bee Wings, Bonobo Baby, Brain Pathogens, Bronze Age Grub Hub, Big Brains, Removing False Memories, And Much More…

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Disclaimer, Disclaimer, Disclaimer!!!

America is getting back to normal…

Nowhere is that more clear than with the recent mass shooting in Colorado.

Since there are tens of millions more guns than people in the United States

I thought we might start the show with a few fun gun facts…

1 – there are around 70 millions more guns than people in the United States.

About ? of Americans own a gun,

which means gun owning Americans are really into owning guns…

In 2018, 73% of homicides were committed with firearms according to the FBI,

And 600,000 violent crimes were committed with a gun.

While the majority of Americans support stricter gun laws according to the pew research folks in 2019 at 60%,

That number is even higher in women who, fun fact…

are three times more likely to be murdered with a gun by an intimate partner than a perfect stranger.

As also reflected in a 2019 study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine that

showed states with the highest gun ownership had 64.6 percent increased incidence rate

of domestic firearm homicide when compared to states with the least.

And…

What is in the This Week in Science Podcast?

Water Worries, Union Economics, Predator Poop, Brain Tumor Vaccine?, Not So Mysterious Human, Anti-Vax Vaccination , Wafting Bee Wings, Bonobo Baby, Brain Pathogens, Bronze Age Grub Hub, Big Brains, Removing False Memories, And Much More…

Become a Patron!

Check out the full episode of our science podcast on YouTube. You can do that here.

And, remember that you can find us on all the podcast directories. If you are looking for science podcasts on Spotify, we are there! Science podcasts on Google? We are there! You’re looking for science podcasts on iTunes, science podcasts on Apple? We are there, too! Just look for This Week in Science…

Disclaimer, Disclaimer, Disclaimer!!!

America is getting back to normal…

Nowhere is that more clear than with the recent mass shooting in Colorado.

Since there are tens of millions more guns than people in the United States

I thought we might start the show with a few fun gun facts…

1 – there are around 70 millions more guns than people in the United States.

About ? of Americans own a gun,

which means gun owning Americans are really into owning guns…

In 2018, 73% of homicides were committed with firearms according to the FBI,

And 600,000 violent crimes were committed with a gun.

While the majority of Americans support stricter gun laws according to the pew research folks in 2019 at 60%,

That number is even higher in women who, fun fact…

are three times more likely to be murdered with a gun by an intimate partner than a perfect stranger.

As also reflected in a 2019 study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine that

showed states with the highest gun ownership had 64.6 percent increased incidence rate

of domestic firearm homicide when compared to states with the least.

And…

1 hr 45 min