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Sci Guys is a podcast all about the weird and unbelievable ways that scientists learn about the world around us. Each week, Corry (@notcorry) tells the story of a particularly strange scientific study while his friends Jamp (@jampkin) and Luke (@lukecutforth) do their best to derail the conversation with questions, jokes, and whatever nonsense they can think of.

Sci Guys is a podcast all about the weird and unbelievable ways that scientists learn about the world around us. Each week, Corry (@notcorry) tells the story of a particularly strange scientific study while his friends Jamp (@jampkin) and Luke (@lukecutforth) do their best to derail the conversation with questions, jokes, and whatever nonsense they can think of.
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Sci Guys is a podcast all about the weird and unbelievable ways that scientists learn about the world around us. Each week, Corry (@notcorry) tells the story of a particularly strange scientific study while his friends Jamp (@jampkin) and Luke (@lukecutforth) do their best to derail the conversation with questions, jokes, and whatever nonsense they can think of.

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@sciguyspod

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English


Episodes

Episode 9: Cher Noble

6/17/2019
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Have you ever made a mistake? Don’t worry because this topic will definitely make you feel less worried about it, but maybe a little more worried about the future of humanity. This week Corry tells us all about Chernobyl, the biggest mistake in human history. References and Further Reading 1. http://www.world-nuclear.org/information-library/safety-and-security/safety-of-plants/chernobyl-accident.aspx 2....

Duration:00:41:21

Episode 8: Real Life Mind Control

6/10/2019
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Have you ever thought that life would be easier if you could just switch off all your bad thoughts? That’s exactly what Corry is talking about today with the story of Jose Delgado, a Spanish scientist who used brain chips to control peoples minds! References and Further Reading 1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=23pXqY3X6c8 2. https://www.wireheading.com/delgado/brainchips.pdf 3. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jkzOY4NfMOA 4. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/101139 5....

Duration:00:46:32

Episode 7: Lucy on the Bike with Diamonds

6/3/2019
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This week we enter the world of psychedelics with the accidental invention of LSD. Also in this episode, Corry tells us about the first “bike trip” in history. Tune in for the mind bending history of the Beatles greatest muse! References and Further Reading 1. https://drugscience.org.uk/drug-information/lsd 2. https://www.newscientist.com/article/2119397-how-lsd-affects-the-brain-and-creates-its-trippy-effect/amp/ 3....

Duration:00:48:51

Episode 6: The Demon Core

5/27/2019
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This week we talk about a nuclear bomb that claimed the lives of a small group of scientists without ever being dropped. Corry also reveals a secret he’s been hiding since our first episode! References and Further Reading 1. Loveland, W.; Morrissey, D.; Seaborg, G.T. (2006). Modern Nuclear Chemistry. Wiley-Interscience 2. http://scienceworld.wolfram.com/physics/Radiation.html 3. https://www.mirion.com/learning-center/radiation-safety-basics/uses-of-radiation 4....

Duration:00:50:57

Episode 5: Attack of the Clones

5/20/2019
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Can you be your own mum? Does asexuality exist? We answer these questions and more in this episode! This week Corry touches on the history of cloning, and explains why Jurassic Park is indisputably the best film. References and Further Reading 1. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/29395327/ 2. http://www.history.com/.amp/news/wooly-mammoth-resurrection-cloning-genesis 3. Shubin, Neil (24 February 2008) Birds Do It. Bees Do It. Dragons Don’t Need To New York Times 4. "Cloning Fact Sheet"....

Duration:00:46:47

Episode 4: Real Life Cyborgs

5/13/2019
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This week Corry tells the story of actual cyborg Kevin Warwick AKA Captain Cyborg (no really). We also chat about an artist who uses technology to hear colours. Tune in to find out about all the different ways you can upgrade yourself! References and Further Reading 1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kevin_Warwick 2. https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamaneurology/fullarticle/784743 3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neil_Harbisson 4....

Duration:00:41:22

Episode 3: Undead Pork

5/6/2019
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In this episode, Corry talks us through the very real science behind the living dead. Not only do we cover zombie pigs, but we’ve also give a step-by-step guide to keeping your dog alive forever! References and a Further Reading 1. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-019-1099-1 2. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-47960874 3. https://youtu.be/K_T8OuYIfhM 4. https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/2019/04/pig-brains-partially-revived-what-it-means-for-medicine-death-ethics/ 5....

Duration:00:35:02

Episode 2: Squids in Space

4/29/2019
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This week we cover the history of animal astronauts, a tiny squid with an unbelievable super power, and how to survive in space. Listen and find out why we love flinging things off the planet! References & Further Reading: 1. https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/research/experiments/explorer/Investigation.html?#id=959 2. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Animals_in_space 3. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/01/190107153413.htm 4....

Duration:00:33:14

Episode 1: Shots Shots Shots

4/18/2019
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In our first episode, Corry tells the story of an Australian scientist that drank a beaker of bacteria just to prove a point! We also discuss how Easter cured stomach ulcers and, of course, what Luke’s therapist has been saying... Follow the Sci Guys @notcorry / @jampkin / @lukecutforth References & Further Reading 1. "In pursuit of diseases that have no name" (https://www.theguardian.com/science/2010/oct/17/genetics-undiagnosed-diseases) 2. "The Doctor Who Drank Infectious Broth, Gave...

Duration:00:32:09