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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 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

Episode 45: Call me a Doughnut because I'm glazed. Fili, Bencivenga, et al.

12/31/2018
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Hosts of Surf Memphis podcast Christy Fili and Carly Bencivenga sit down in the OAM network studio to natter about a new blood test for certain cancers, the genomics of Lonesome George, and how vegans are killing bats. Listen to Surf Memphis on Itunes Follow Surf Memphis on Instagram Follow Surf Memphis 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 SPONSOR: Subscribe to the...

Episode 44: Amateur Armonica Hour. Harvey, George, et al.

12/21/2018
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Who Shot John frontman Geoff Harvey, and improv comedian Laurel George join Mark and Niraj to talk about the adaptability of influenza, genome edited children, and being manipulated to take shorter showers. Follow bluff city liars on facebook Follow Who Shot John on facebook Donate to Benny Elbows recovery/ medical bills fund here 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:01:01:23

Episode 43: Tandem Guinea pigs only. Frey, Ziegel, et al.

12/10/2018
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Owner of Forward Counseling Jess Frey and New York Comedian Jonathan Ziegel join Mark in the crosstown concourse studio to talk about recalled medical devices, Genetic Counseling, and guinea pig regulations in Switzerland. Check out the Forward Counseling website Follow Jonathan Ziegel on Instagram Follow Jonathan Ziegel 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 42: Death from above 455 BC. Moore, Manley, et al.

11/29/2018
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Owner of Move the air audio Alyssa Moore and Audio Engineer Mitchell Manley join Mark and Niraj in the Memphis studio to chat about Detecting tumors via circulating DNA, the first detected interstellar object, and why philosophers wear turtlenecks. Check out the Move the air facebook page Check out the Move the air 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

Duration:00:48:16

Episode 41: Too enamored with the Human League. Cee, McMullen, et al.

11/23/2018
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Owner of Two Rivers bookstore Heather Cee and Comedian Charley McMullen come to the crosstown concourse studio in Memphis to talk about Brain volume changes after spaceflight, Hard Science fiction and failing to touch Sean Penn. Check out Two rivers bookstore on facebook Check out Charley McMullen 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