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This podcast will cover issues seen in everyday life, on social media, in the news and in the world. It will attempt to discuss things through a lens of science. Some serious, some not so serious, but always entertaining.

This podcast will cover issues seen in everyday life, on social media, in the news and in the world. It will attempt to discuss things through a lens of science. Some serious, some not so serious, but always entertaining.

Location:

Rosamond, CA

Description:

This podcast will cover issues seen in everyday life, on social media, in the news and in the world. It will attempt to discuss things through a lens of science. Some serious, some not so serious, but always entertaining.

Language:

English

Contact:

785-717-5396


Episodes

Epigenetics and Hairy Babies

12/30/2021
Episode 34 This week we chat with our favorite cytogeneticist, Kasandra Mechelke-Salas about the science behind epigenetics, more on fighting cancer, and as per usual, we get a little off track with other parallel topics! Host: Chris Birkinbine Guest: Kasandra Mechelke-Salas Links from the show None this week! Promos The GravityBeard Podcast: http://www.gravitybeard.com/ Our Sponsors Adventure Dice - Roll for Adventure, 10% off dice and dice bags with code "Quark" Coffee Gator - Drink...

Duration:01:00:51

DoS Q&A: Random Science From the Internet

12/30/2021
This week while Carrie is out of town I take to the internet to find the questions you want answered! Listen in as we talk about the noises MRI's make, What the Magnus effect is, and talk about microbial vaccine resistance and more! Host: Chris Birkinbine Guest: None Links from the show Antimicrobial resistance and the role of vaccines: https://www.pnas.org/content/115/51/12868 Why the evolution of vaccine resistance is less of a concern than the evolution of drug resistance...

Duration:00:58:35

DoS Celebrates Women’s History in STEM

12/30/2021
This week we Carrie and I hand selected some interesting women in STEM related fields throughout history to spotlight and talk about. Join us as we talk about some fabulous women! Host: Chris Birkinbine Co-Host: Carrie Dykes Links from the show "Now This" spotlight on Anna Coleman Ladd https://nowthisnews.com/videos/news/anna-coleman-ladd-made-masks-for-wounded-world-war-i-veterans Promos 2 Girls on a Bench : https://twogirlsonabench.podbean.com/ Our Sponsors Adventure Dice - Roll for...

Duration:01:11:28

Big Screen Science: IO

12/30/2021
In this episode we try out our first production of DoS - Big Screen Science! Listen as Carrie and I discuss what they got right, and mostly what they didn't in the sci-fi post apocalyptic Netflix Original IO! Host: Chris Birkinbine Co-Host: Carrie Dykes Links from the show IO on IMDB https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3256226/ Promos I Shake My Head : https://ismhead.podbean.com/ Our Sponsors Adventure Dice - Roll for Adventure, 10% off dice and dice bags with code "Quark" Coffee Gator - Drink...

Duration:01:35:47

NASA Day of Remembrance – Challenger

12/30/2021
Today we summarize the Challenger disaster as part of our continuation of NASA Day of Remembrance on Feb 7th. Host: Chris Birkinbine Co-Host: Carrie Dykes Links from the show Spotify Opportunity list "Opportunity Wake up!" https://open.spotify.com/playlist/50jcjl78RvcIgMdBM4qgFF CaveGeekArt www.cavegeekart.com "dash20" for 20% off Promos Gravity Beard : http://www.gravitybeard.com/ Our Sponsors Adventure Dice - Roll for Adventure, 10% off dice and dice bags with code "Quark" Coffee Gator...

Duration:01:24:05

NASA Day of Remembrance – Apollo 1

12/30/2021
Today on NASA's Day of Remembrance, we revisit and give honor to the crew of Apollo 1 as we recount the events leading up to and after the events of Jan. 27 1967, the fatal fire that led to major design and engineering changes which made the Apollo spacecraft safer, and capable of carrying US Astronauts to the moon. Host: Chris Birkinbine Co-Host: Carrie Dykes Links from the show Newton's Notes https://www.nasa.gov/specials/dor2019/#apollo1 Promos None Our Sponsors Adventure Dice - Roll...

Duration:01:05:46

Isaac Newton Part 3: Don’t Eat Mercury

12/30/2021
In this weeks episode, Carrie and I finish up our three part series on Sir Isaac Newton. Host: Chris Birkinbine Co-Host: Carrie Dykes Links from the show Newton's Notes https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/newton/1 Promos Bad Reception Podcast https://badreception.podbean.com/ Our Sponsors Adventure Dice - Roll for Adventure, 10% off dice and dice bags with code "Quark" Coffee Gator - Drink better coffee with Gator, 15% off coffee accessories with code "Quark" Player One Coffee -...

Duration:01:17:50

Isaac Newton Part 2: Cambridge, Apples and The Royal Society

12/30/2021
This week Carrie and I continue our investigation into the life of Sir Issac Newton, the Father of Science. Host: Chris Birkinbine Co-Host: Carrie Dykes Links from the show Newton's Notes https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/newton/1 Promos 2 Girls on a Bench https://twogirlsonabench.podbean.com/ Our Sponsors Adventure Dice - Roll for Adventure, 10% off dice and dice bags with code "Quark" Coffee Gator - Drink better coffee with Gator, 15% off coffee accessories with code "Quark"...

Duration:01:22:20

DoSEp008B: Evolution and How you Get it Wrong Part 2

12/30/2021
This week, I finish up my chat with Gorcin Kurejsepi, a Molecular Biologist on the topic of Evolution (more…)

Duration:00:52:40

DoSEp024: Space Force!

12/30/2021
This week Carrie and I chat about SPACE FORCE! The jokes, the memes, the proclimation, and what it actually is, with a history going back way further than President Trumps discussion in 2018. Episode 24 Space Force Recorded: July 16th 2018 Released: July 17th 2018 Host: Chris Birkinbine Guest: Carrie Dykes Links from the show: Promo: Into The Portal https://www.intotheportal.com/ On Twitter at @intotheportal1 www.facebook.com/dashofscience www.patreon.com/dashofscience Chat us on Discord!...

Duration:01:36:02

DoSEp023: The Eccentric Nikola Tesla Part 3

12/30/2021
This week Carrie and I continue to chat about the life of the eccentric Nikola Tesla. In the third half (Yes, you read that right?) of this special science bio, we talk Tesla vs Einsteing, crazy Tesla ideas, and his legacy. Episode 23 The Eccentric Nikola Tesla Part 3 Recorded: June 249th 2018 Released: July 3rd 2018 Host: Chris Birkinbine Guest: Carrie Dykes Links from the show: Promo: Into The Portal https://www.intotheportal.com/ On Twitter at @intotheportal1 Promo: St. Paul Filmcast...

Duration:01:12:39

DoSEp022: The Eccentric Nikola Tesla Part 2

12/30/2021
This week Carrie and I continue to chat about the life of the eccentric Nikola Tesla. In the second half (of three halves) of this special science bio, we talk about his battle with Edison, his work in wireless light and power, and his World Wireless System Episode 22 The Eccentric Nikola Tesla Part 2 Recorded: June 24th 2018 Released: June 26th 2018 Host: Chris Birkinbine Guest: Carrie Dykes Links from the show: Promo: Into The Portal https://www.intotheportal.com/ On Twitter at...

Duration:01:04:35

DoSEp021: The Eccentric Nikola Tesla Part 1

12/30/2021
This week Carrie and I get into the life of the eccentric Nikola Tesla. In the first half of this special science bio, we talk about his birth, childhood and school, and his initial move to America. We discuss some of his weird personality traits and his initial meeting with several important figures in his life and of course Thomas Edison. Episode 21 The Eccentric Nikola Tesla Part 1 Recorded: June 17th 2018 Released: June 19th 2018 Host: Chris Birkinbine Guest: Carrie Dykes Links from the...

Duration:01:37:55

DoSEp020: Gene Editing Tool Doesn’t Just Make Your Lettuce CRISPR

12/30/2021
This week I chat with Dr. Carol Curchoe about biological energy, CRISPR, why Gattaca is freaking awesome - and as usual with genetics, we can't not talk about superheroes and dinosaurs! Episode 20 Gene Editing Tool Doesn't Just Make Your Lettuce CRISPR Recorded: June 10th 2018 Released: June 11th 2018 Host: Chris Birkinbine Guest: Dr. Carol Curchoe Links from the show: Sea Turtles temperature sensitive genes http://science.sciencemag.org/content/360/6389/645 Risks and Riddles from Science...

Duration:01:16:55

DoSEp018: Things you didn’t know you didn’t know (and some things you did!)

12/30/2021
This week I dig up an old unaired episode with Conspiracy Hobbyist Derek Ruff from Bald Guy Tv. We talk about common misconceptions, facebook memes, and try and figure out who actually invented the lightbulb! (more…)

Duration:01:10:20

DoSEp017: Mothers Day Around the World (Just don’t ask us to point to it on a map)

12/30/2021
This week Carrie Dykes and I stray a bit off the science path and juggle some history (successful!) and geography (Not so much!) as we discuss Mothers day history and traditions around the world! (more…)

Duration:01:05:55

DoSEp016: What is Blockchain

12/30/2021
This week I speak CEO and President Joe Snyder and CTO Chris Brown from Lannister Holdings about what blockchain technology is, how it works, what the future may be and other related things. I also ask about the name of their company, but you'll have to wait until the end of the show to find out! (more…)

Duration:01:00:20

DoSEp015: Spidernauts, Robot Bees and Space Movies

12/30/2021
This week I speak with Carrie Dykes, about spiders in space, robotic bees, and then we may have gotten a little sidetracked discussing space movies! (more…)

Duration:01:03:30

DoSEp014: Living with Huntington’s Disease

12/30/2021
This week I speak with Carrie Dykes, who has been living with a Huntington's diagnosis for almost a decade. Hear what this is like from those most directly affected by it as we take a break from our traditional method of gathering science experts. (more…)

Duration:00:45:33

DoSEp011: Conspiracy – In the Minds of Believers

12/30/2021
This week, Derek and I discuss the top conspiracy theories in the US, but more importantly than the conspiracy themselves, we discuss the minds behind those that beleive them! (more…)

Duration:02:52:32