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Fascinating Facts. Adorable Dog Stories. Science Guests that will blow your mind. Brighten your day with a listen, you won't regret it.The Science Pawdcast brings the essence of Dog Twitter to the Podcast format with feedback from Bunsen, the Twitter Science Dog. Knowledge, Intelligence, Silliness and Heartwarming stories, just like Dog Twitter.For Science, Empathy and Cuteness!

Fascinating Facts. Adorable Dog Stories. Science Guests that will blow your mind. Brighten your day with a listen, you won't regret it.The Science Pawdcast brings the essence of Dog Twitter to the Podcast format with feedback from Bunsen, the Twitter Science Dog. Knowledge, Intelligence, Silliness and Heartwarming stories, just like Dog Twitter.For Science, Empathy and Cuteness!

Location:

Canada

Description:

Fascinating Facts. Adorable Dog Stories. Science Guests that will blow your mind. Brighten your day with a listen, you won't regret it.The Science Pawdcast brings the essence of Dog Twitter to the Podcast format with feedback from Bunsen, the Twitter Science Dog. Knowledge, Intelligence, Silliness and Heartwarming stories, just like Dog Twitter.For Science, Empathy and Cuteness!

Language:

English

Contact:

403-505-4170


Episodes

Season 3 Episode 32 Giant Sloths Diet, Using Ancient Dogs to Track Humans and Astrophysicist Cheyenne Polius

10/14/2021
This week on the podcast one of the most exciting topics (to dadguy) gets discussed- GIANT SLOTHS! What did they eat? The new evidence will shock you! Also a cool study sheds (ha) light on how the movement and breeding of ancient Siberia Sled Dogs probably proved that the northern most people had established elaborate trade routes! Our guest in ASK AND EXPERT is Astrophysicist Cheyenne Polius . She will delight you with her story of she travelled across the ocean to study the stars and...

Duration:01:00:36

Season 3 Episode 31: The New COVID Drug, Hookworm and Amazing Science Communicator Dr. Susanna Harris!

10/7/2021
On the podcast this week we chat about the data released about the new drug for COVID19 making the news by Merck. What do the experts think? In pet science we chat about a worrisome trend with medically resistant hookworm in dogs. What should you know? Our guest this week is the absolutely amazing Dr. Susanna Harris. She chats the importance of science communication and her advocacy group that helps stressed out students! We love her! She rocks! Dr....

Duration:01:13:01

Season 3 Episode 30: Ancient Human Timeline Change, Training Retention in Dogs and Dr. Shelby Scott on the power of Health Data

9/30/2021
Hey everyone! One the podcast this week we chat about the groundbreaking evidence that has been buzzing all over the science world the last week about new evidence that humans walked in North America far earlier than the current theory. Super cool! In Pet Science, we take a look at a study which has some good data about how to improve the retention of new skills in dog training. Fun! Our expert guest is Health Data Scientist Dr. Shelby Scott who talks with us about some heavy concepts such...

Duration:01:17:45

Season 3 Episode 29: Bad Bites, Cat Personalities and Amanda Bachmann on Nuclear Science

9/23/2021
This week on The Science Pawdcast we chat about a new study which discovered why small biting insects can use tiny mandibles to do serious damage. In Pet Science we chat about a study that concluded some new information about Cat Personalities! In Ask and Expert we have Amanda Bachman to chat Nuclear Science with us. She provides some amazing insight and I hope we all learn more about this technology/science!! In the mailbag section the family answers the top questions from Twitter!! For...

Duration:01:10:04

Season 3 Episode 28: Death Stars, Pawsitive Training and Dr. Clare Gibson on Science Storytelling!

9/16/2021
After a week break the Pawdcast is back! We have a couple fun science articles to discuss, one being a death match between a star and a black hole- METAL! In Pet Science, we look at new research on the effect of positive reinforcement training on dogs vs other methods which are...less pawsitive. Our guest this week is the inspiring Dr. Clare Gibson who makes the case that science needs story telling and that one type of media which can create a powerful response in video! It's so unique and...

Duration:01:21:51

RERUN: Matt from We Rate Dogs

9/10/2021
The Science Pawdcast will be back next week. We hope you enjoy this RERUN where I was lucky enough to talk to Matt from We Rate Dogs. He is a kinda, funny and brilliant young man, and the We Rate Dogs twitter account has to be credited for the popularity of Bunsen and Beaker on twitter. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

Duration:01:05:44

Season 3 Episode 27: Humble Hummingbirds, Cat Genetics and Dr. Jan Scholtz on Galaxy Formation and Black Holes!

9/3/2021
It's been a busy week and the podcast is out a couple hours later than usual, but school start up for all three of the Zackowski's at home is super busy! In Science News we chat about a very interesting study in which the color of hummingbirds matters..but in a way you wouldn't think! In Pet Science we chat about how cat genetics is "Paw"sibly overlooked and what we could be missing by not studying cats as much as dogs. Our expert guest is Dr. Jan Scholtz, post doc scientist who studies...

Duration:01:18:19

Season 3 Episode 26: Sports vs COVID, Wolf vs Puppy and Dagmar der Weduwen on the Archer Fish!

8/26/2021
On the Pawdcast this week our science article is a bit of sports psychology that touches on how COVID affected sport without having fans in the stadium..it's really interesting! Our pet science story is a heads up match between wolf puppies and dog puppies to "get" humans. Our expert guest is the engaging and amazing Dagmar der Weduwen who will stun you with what she knows about the Archer Fish! It's such a great interview! We have a very emotional and heartwarming family section this...

Duration:01:15:09

Season 3 Episode 25: Fusion, Cats Be Murdering and Beth Fitzpatrick on Environmental Consulting!

8/19/2021
We back from the island! It got a little toasty on the way back, but we are safe and the fires we went through are starting to get under control. In science news we have an amazing story about a fusion milestone, which is super cool! The pet story is from a new study that became a massive fight on twitter as the conclusion was that cats should be kept inside as they be murdering everything. We stayed out of it! Ha! However, what did they do in the study? Listen and learn! Our guest this week...

Duration:01:16:28

Season 3 Episode 24: PARKOUR, Dogs vs Misinformation and Puppy Pointing with Dr. Emily Bray

8/12/2021
We on the island- but the podcast must still go on! This week we take a fun look at the science of science doing acrobatic tricks and how a group of researchers set up a parkour course to take some observations about their skill levels! In pet science we take a look at an adorable study which seeks to determine if a dog knows when you are lying and cuts you a break if you are just misinformed! Our expert guest is the amazing Dr. Emily Bray who is the scientist from the "Puppy Pointing...

Duration:01:22:21

Season 3: Episode 23 Scuba Anoles, Super high Peeing and Dr. Cooley on Cooley Chemistry

8/5/2021
Hope you all are enjoying your summer! We are! With the drone and an upcoming amazing trip to Vancouver Island, our family is! In Science News we chat about little anoles and how they hold their breath. In Pet Science laugh and learn about how dogs trick other dogs through the use of peeing high. Our expert is the chemically cool Dr. Nicholas Cooley who chats biochem and some amazing applications of gene clusters! Take Care! For Science, Empathy, and Cuteness! Dr. Nicholas Cooley on...

Duration:01:14:59

Season 3 Episode 22: Marsquakes, Grain Free and Emory Colvin on Nuclear Science!

7/29/2021
Shakes on Mars? What? That's right, we chat MARS QUAKES! Then a study which had many people up in arms on social media as it was about the lack of evidence that grain free diets had any positive impact on those animals that were fed it. Our guest in ask an expert is the delightful Emory Colvin, a nuclear engineer who will paint an amazing picture of the wonders of all things nuclear! You'll also get to learn about Duncan's new cat George! It's a full house! For Science, Empathy, and...

Duration:01:08:08

Season 3 Episode 21: Fractals, Pay it Forward and Dr. Sandra Rehan on BEES!

7/22/2021
This week on the science pawdcast we have an amazing guest, Dr. Sandra Rehan to chat BEES! In science news we delve into the new research on these amazing plants that create repeating patterns. In pet science we look at a study that asks the question...would dogs pay it forward? As always we have a fun family section and special treat in Woo or Wow! For Science, Empathy, and Cuteness! Dr. Rehan on Twitter: https://twitter.com/sanrehan Rehan Lab: http://www.rehanlab.com/ Bunsen and...

Duration:01:14:37

Season 3 Episode 20 Heat Wave vs Climate Change, Wolves and Dr. Protopopova on Shelter Dog Science!

7/14/2021
It's a big number this week! This is our 100th episode! We can't believe it! Thank you so much for listening and coming back to our wacky and educational podcast shows! In science news we look at the now deadly heat dome that baked the pacific northwest of Canada/United Staes and the link to climate change. In pet science we have a fun study about wolf pups vs puppy puppies! Our expert guest is Dr. Sasha Protopopova who delights us with her research into getting more humans to pick shelter...

Duration:01:20:21

Season 3 Episode 19: Cave Fires, Wiggly Cats and Monique Udell on the Human, Animal Bond!

7/8/2021
Hi everyone! Stay cool! This week on the science pawdcast is a interesting tale about how our ancient relatives during the stone age used different fire techonolgy to navigate caves! In Pet Science, it's a short thought experiment about why cats WIGGLE before they pou nce! Our expert guest is right in line with our goals for the show...it's Animal Behaviour Researcher Monique Udell! You'll LOVE her chat with us! Trivia and a gong show of family stories rounds out the cast! For Science,...

Duration:01:14:23

Season 3 Episode 18: Dragon Man, Cancer Detection and Adrianne Wilson on the Lane Snapper!

7/1/2021
WOW! It's been SO HOT! (and we will chat about that in story time!) On the show this week we talk about the new findings of the "Dragon Man" skull and what that means from a human evolutionary standpoint. In Pet Science we check out how dogs are teaching A.I. to sniff out Cancer! Our amazing guest this week is the awesome Adrianne Wilson, who talks to us about the Lane Snapper...an amazing fish we've never heard of before! Stay Cool Friends! For Science, Empathy, and Cuteness! Adrianne...

Duration:01:04:35

Season 3 Episode 17: Morals, Foods and AstroToya on Space and Wonder!

6/24/2021
This week on the show we chat about something really interesting...do morals dictate how risky you think an action is during COVID-19? The answer is really interesting! In pet science we chat about a new additive that borrows on infant formula and tries to work the same nutritional magic with animals! Our expert guest is AstroToya, who runs a very popular twitter account which consistently out-puns the Science Pawdcast! Her interview is bubbly and fun, don't miss it! AstroToya on Twitter:...

Duration:00:59:18

Season 3 Episode 16: Northern Lights, Dog Aggression and Dr. David Rand and Gordon Pennycook on why people spread misinformation

6/17/2021
This week on The Science Pawdcast, we chat about a new study that unlocked the physics of Northern Lights! In Pet Science, we chat about a study that dug into what makes dogs aggressive. Our expert guests are Dr. David Rand and Gordon Pennycook, who had their study about how misinformation spreads recently published in Nature. It's an amazing discussion about what can cause everyday people to share information that is false online. As this week was CRAZY we ran out of time for Woo or Wow,...

Duration:01:08:08

Season 3 Episode 15: Venus Away!, Dogs and Paws and Jade Simon on Dinosaurs and Accessibility in Science

6/10/2021
Hi folks! Thanks for checking out the podcast this week! In Science News we chat about the two missions selected by NASA for Venus! Both have promising goals and exciting plans! In Pet Science we take a look at a study which tested if dogs have a sense of self...in a really unique way. Our expert guest is PhD candidate Jade Simon, Paleontologist & bird nerd. She has amazing science facts about oviraptors (a cool dinosaur) as well as passionately speaking on the need to include those with...

Duration:01:26:39

Season 3 Episode 14: Porcupines, Otters and Dr. Tanya Harrison on Roving Mars

6/3/2021
Hi everyone! First off, Bunsen is doing much better after his porcupine encounter. I can't say it was fun, he was in rough shape, but as of today he is totally back to his normal self. In light of those events we are doing a FAQs about porcupines! We got so many questions about them, I think we could also learn some interesting information! Instead of Pet Science this week we are going to take a look at an adorable study on Otters in South America. Our expert guest this week is Dr. Tanya...

Duration:01:09:36