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Dr Heckle is a science communication/ comedy podcast produced by The OAM Network in Memphis, TN, that is designed at teaching a guest of note the details of a complex scientific paper in a 30-35 minute episode. Hosted by a scientist from University College London, England, the aim is to take the guest and audience further down the rabbit hole of a particular subject than conventional popular science shows.

Dr Heckle is a science communication/ comedy podcast produced by The OAM Network in Memphis, TN, that is designed at teaching a guest of note the details of a complex scientific paper in a 30-35 minute episode. Hosted by a scientist from University College London, England, the aim is to take the guest and audience further down the rabbit hole of a particular subject than conventional popular science shows.
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Dr Heckle is a science communication/ comedy podcast produced by The OAM Network in Memphis, TN, that is designed at teaching a guest of note the details of a complex scientific paper in a 30-35 minute episode. Hosted by a scientist from University College London, England, the aim is to take the guest and audience further down the rabbit hole of a particular subject than conventional popular science shows.

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English


Episodes

Episode 65: The first robot on Ru Paul's Drag race. Bird, Willie, Warner et al.

8/13/2019
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Comedians Vala Bird, Chance Willie, and Cortney Warner join Mark in Memphis to talk about the realities of starting a colony on Mars, AI winning at Texas hold em and how cats are killing billions of mammals. AI playing poker Today's journal article Follow Vala bird on Instagram Follow Chance Willie on Twitter Follow Cortney Warner on Instagram Then contact us on our instagram, facebook or twitter. Or email us at: drhecklepod@gmail.com SPONSOR: Check out Comma Comedians on Facebook.

Duration:00:48:09

Episode 64: Campaign to bring back Gene Simmons family Jewels. Boyette, McMullen, et al.

7/19/2019
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Graphic Designer Elliot Boyette and Comedian Charley McMullen join Mark and Niraj to talk about resistance to a last line antibiotic, Crossfit requesting a retraction, and the reality show catalogue of Gene Simmons. Check out the paper cuts comics website Follow Charley McMullen on Twitter Then contact us on our instagram, facebook or twitter. Or email us at: drhecklepod@gmail.com SPONSOR: Check out Comma Comedians on Facebook.

Duration:00:51:59

Episode 63: The data shows... your'e a trust fund kid. Anzer, Loden, Turner et al.

6/26/2019
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Comedians Sammy Anzer, Will Loden and Ross Turner sit down with Mark at the OAM network to learn about a new class of respiratory virus, pool habits of Americans, and Schrödinger's ethics. Plus the return of Hunter Sandlin to the sound desk. NPR pool news piece Today's journal article Follow Sammy Anzer on Twitter Follow Will Loden on Twitter Follow Ross Turner on Facebook Then contact us on our instagram, facebook or twitter. Or email us at: drhecklepod@gmail.com SPONSOR: Check...

Episode 62: Minisode! A Daily Show for Science. Patel et al.

6/7/2019
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On today's mini episode Mark and Niraj interview science comedian and NASA science writer Kasha Patel. Follow Kasha Patel on Twitter Follow DC science comedy on Twitter. Then contact us on our instagram, facebook or twitter. Or email us at: drhecklepod@gmail.com SPONSOR: Check out Comma Comedians on Facebook.

Episode 61: No more driving in Manhattan. Grace, Freedman, et al.

5/29/2019
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Comedians Olivia Grace and Eric Freedman talk with Mark about an espionage scandal in science. Salmon stocking in Europe, and the different types of gangrene. Follow Olivia Grace on Twitter Follow Eric Freedman on Twitter Then contact us on our instagram, facebook or twitter. Or email us at: drhecklepod@gmail.com SPONSOR: Today’s episode is brought to you by Ronin Tattoo on 2615 Broad, the only five-star rated tattoo shop in Memphis. Open Tuesday through Saturday 4 to midnight, Ronin...

Duration:00:58:42

Episode 60: The most beautiful thing that can paralyze you. Kopswa, Lynnea, Honore, et al.

5/10/2019
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Comedians Holly Lynnea, Derik Kopswa and Mike Honore join Mark and Niraj at the OAM network studio to talk about social transfer of pain in mice, the pros and cons of drinking studies, and why old cathode TVs were so heavy. Check out Holly Lynnea's website Check out Derik's podcast Starring Ryan Gosling Follow Mike Honore on facebook Then contact us on our instagram, facebook or twitter. Or email us at: drhecklepod@gmail.com SPONSOR: Today’s episode is brought to you by Ronin Tattoo...

Episode 59: The Monkey eating Eagles of Polynesia. Cuomo, Mancusi, Cheatham, et al.

5/4/2019
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Comedians Holli Cuomo, Aaron Cheatham, and Mike Honore join Mark and Niraj at the OAM network studio to chat about an old wives tale about left handedness, The effect of Skrillex on mating tendencies, and birth control for Gorillas. Follow Holli Cuomo on Twitter Follow Mike Mancusi on Twitter Follow Aaron Cheatham on Twitter Then contact us on our instagram, facebook or twitter. Or email us at: drhecklepod@gmail.com SPONSOR: Today’s episode is brought to you by Ronin Tattoo on 2615...

Episode 58: OK, wait, I still don't know what dogging is. McInerney, Aber, O'Leary, et al.

4/22/2019
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Comedians Kelly McInerney, Ian Aber, and Peggy O’Leary join Mark and Niraj to talk about A highly efficient way to treat sickle cell disorders, The Memphis Comedy Festival, and what countries are taking drugs before sex. Follow Kelly McInerney on Twitter Follow Ian Aber on Twitter Follow Peggy O‘Leary on Twitter Then contact us on our instagram, facebook or twitter. Or email us at: drhecklepod@gmail.com SPONSOR: Today’s episode is brought to you by Ronin Tattoo on 2615 Broad, the only...

Duration:01:08:16

Episode 57: Minisode! This Vietnamese girl that sometimes Cyberbullies me. Cox, Rhyne, Sulham et al.

4/12/2019
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Comedians Nick Cox, Shane Rhyne and Paul Sulham join Mark in the OAM network studio to talk what happens to astronauts brains in space, an opportunity for science in Colombia, and an election where you must be sober to vote. Follow Nick Cox on twitter Check out Shane Rhyne's website Want to guest on the show? want us to cover a topic? Then contact us on our instagram, facebook or twitter. Or email us at:drhecklepod@gmail.com SPONSOR: Today’s episode is brought to you by Ronin Tattoo on...

Duration:00:43:49

Episode 56: A gift-horse from Turkmenistan. Crespo, McLane, et al.

4/4/2019
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Director of Operations of the Memphis Comedy Festival Cara McLane and travel writer Samantha Crespo join Mark and Niraj at the crosstown concourse studio in Memphis to natter about an ancient pet monkey, what gofundme is doing to combat anti-vaccination fundraisers, and getting our hands on comedians data. Buy Tickets to the Memphis Comedy Festival here Check out Samantha Crespo's website Want to guest on the show? want us to cover a topic? Then contact us on our instagram, facebook or...

Episode 55: Stanislavski dampened my prefrontal cortex. Douglas Jones, Haze, Miller et al

3/31/2019
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Comedians Richard Douglas Jones and John Andrew Miller, and Comedian turned engineer Jane Haze join Mark at the OAM network studio to talk about a job we want robots to take, transitioning from telling jokes to engineering, and what happens when you put actors in an MRI machine. Follow Richard Douglas Jones on Facebook Follow John Andrew Miller on twitter Want to guest on the show? want us to cover a topic? Then contact us on our instagram, facebook or twitter. Or email us at:...

Episode 54: Ziploc bags of my father. La Rosa Doyle, Klitzke, Doyle et al.

3/20/2019
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Cofounder of Triad Biosciences Kurt Klitzke and Comedians Joan La Rosa Doyle and James Doyle come to the OAM network studio in Memphis to talk about the second patient cleared of HIV, Fatal traffic acidents on April 20th, and the second most painful place to get a tattoo. Follow James Doyle on Twitter Follow Joan La Rosa Doyle on Twitter Want to guest on the show? want us to cover a topic? Then contact us on our instagram, facebook or twitter. Or email us at: drhecklepod@gmail.com

Episode 53: Geriatric German Art Vandalism. Driscoll, Hamel, Norrie, et al.

3/14/2019
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Comedian Judea Driscoll join Mark and taste of science Memphis organisers Laura Hamel and Jackie Norrie to learn about Retinal Organoids, taste of Science Festival, and Comedians not going to Mars Follow Judea Driscoll on Facebook Follow Taste Of Science Memphis on Facebook Want to guest on the show? want us to cover a topic? Then contact us on our instagram, facebook or twitter. Or email us at: drhecklepod@gmail.com

Episode 52: Important new regulations for potential vampires. Hastie, Ream, et al.

3/7/2019
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Comedians Patrick Hastie and Brandon Ream host Mark in their New York Studio to talk about a newly discovered giant virus, how nostalgia can benefit you, and why the FDA doesn't want you injecting the blood of the young. Listen to The Nostalgic Front Podcast Follow Patrick Hastie on Twitter Follow Brandon Ream on Twitter Want to guest on the show? want us to cover a topic? Then contact us on our instagram, facebook or twitter. Or email us at:drhecklepod@gmail.com

Duration:00:55:01

Episode 51: John Lennon's unsanitary proposition. Corwin, Wheeler, et al.

2/26/2019
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Comedian Wes Corwin and Host of Memphis Musicology podcast Ezra Wheeler join Mark and Niraj at the OAM network studio to discuss why obesity surgery patients lose more weight than expected, the moving magnetic North Pole, and foot fetishists using the scientific method. Follow Wes Corwin on Facebook Listen to the Memphis Musicology podcast Want to guest on the show? want us to cover a topic? Then contact us on our instagram, facebook or twitter. Or email us at: drhecklepod@gmail.com

Duration:00:42:48

Episode 50: The San Juan Coca Cola Shaman. King, Johnson, et al.

2/18/2019
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Radio Host of the Q on Q107.5 Nugget Johnson and Comedian Mason King join Mark and Niraj about the ideal way to reduce drag whilst swimming, aiming radio signals at distant stars, and worshiping Coca Cola as a healing drug. Listen to the Get Your Life Together Podcast Follow Nugget Johnson on instagram Follow Mason King on Facebook Want to guest on the show? want us to cover a topic? Then contact us on our instagram, facebook or twitter. Or email us at: drhecklepod@gmail.com

Duration:00:54:27

Episode 49: We need to talk about Grover Cleveland. Farris, Garrone, et al.

2/8/2019
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Costume Artist Kathy Farris and Comedian Angela Garrone join Mark to talk about 3 dimensional liver organoids, Scientists in Hollywood, and Grover Cleveland's marital switcheroo. Follow Angela Garrone on twitter Want to guest on the show? want us to cover a topic? Then contact us on our instagram, facebook or twitter. Or email us at: drhecklepod@gmail.com

Duration:00:57:50

Episode 48: Opening the pores of a Trash Panda. Gifford, Farris, Gillon, et al.

1/28/2019
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Stuntman Lee Gifford, Chemist Jim Farris, and Comedian Doug Gillon join Mark and Niraj in Memphis to talk about an activatable CRISPR-CAS, James Watson's tarnished legacy, and being Milo Ventimiglia's body double. Follow Comma Comedians on Facebook Follow Comma Comedians on Instagram Follow Lee Gifford on Instagram Want to guest on the show? want us to cover a topic? Then contact us on our instagram, facebook or twitter. Or email us at: drhecklepod@gmail.com

Episode 47: Brewery Tour Groundhog day. Ortkiese, Hiller, et al.

1/18/2019
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Co-founder Of Crosstown Brewing Clark Ortkiese and President Of Memphis Comedy Festival Nathan Hiller join Mark to talk about a treatment for Epidermolysis bullosa with Stem cell Gene Therapy, applying the scientific method to brewing, and making the pope drink rancid beer. Follow Crosstown Brewing on Facebook Follow Memphis Comedy Festival On Facebook Want to guest on the show? want us to cover a topic? Then contact us on our instagram, facebook or twitter. Or email us...

Episode 46: The millennium flub. Loden, Vergos et al.

1/10/2019
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Comedians Will Loden and Charlie Vergos join Mark in Memphis to talk about Pig-baboon heart transplants, the reason processed meats are linked to colon cancer, and why magic mushroom season is getting longer. Follow the Comma Comedians on facebook Follow the Comma Comedians on instagram Follow Charlie Vergos on twitter Want to guest on the show? want us to cover a topic? Then contact us on our instagram, facebook or twitter. Or email us at: drhecklepod@gmail.com

Duration:00:55:15