May The Fourth Be Science-y! – TWIS Episode 565
May you make time for SCIENCE News with the This Week in Science Podcast (TWIS). Check out Episode 565 for our interview with Dr. Amro Hamdoun about new research on ocean pollutants and human health implications.
Dr. Kiki, Justin, and Blair explore the world of science news with a few of the week’s popular stories:
(4:47) How Ketamine Lifts – The trick is it’s not the ketamine
(14:39) Weight Loss Gains – A recent study probably doesn’t apply to most people.
(20:28) Dinos And Dung Beetles – Oh, what a wonderful world!
(25:51) Traumatic Insemination – This is kind of disgusting.
(40:56) Interview w/ Dr. Amro Hamdoun from UCSD – Why you can still eat tuna even though the ocean is full of pollutants.
(1:15:21) Rok Runestone Re-Read – An ancient selfie.
(1:23:10) Rhino Seed Vault? – It could happen.
(1:28:40) 1 Trillion Friends? – Microbial friends that is…
(1:32:51) Robo-Clicker For Dogs – Training for people and dogs!
(1:39:30) How To Boil Water On Mars – It takes an experiment on Earth.
And Much More…
(1:50:32) Like the Post-show Show! This week with spider mating acts that Blair just couldn’t bring herself to discuss during the main show. For viewing by people more mature than we are, obviously.