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We just want to share our love for science in a fun and relaxed way. Each episode we will attempt to explain two scientific studies to our friends from outside the world of science.

We just want to share our love for science in a fun and relaxed way. Each episode we will attempt to explain two scientific studies to our friends from outside the world of science.

Location:

United States

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We just want to share our love for science in a fun and relaxed way. Each episode we will attempt to explain two scientific studies to our friends from outside the world of science.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 37: I F*cking Love Chicken Shops

4/15/2020
Right, no more COVID-19 talk. This week we are joined by our first ever long-distance science guest! Also the first time we talk about public health and qualitative research. Also the first time Curie didn't make a bad joke. No wait no that didn't happen. Join us as we discuss whether your time really does affect your healthy eating habits? Also maybe wait to listen to this once you've eaten something, we discuss food... A LOT. We would love to hear from you. You can find us on Instagram or...

Duration:00:54:05

Episode 36: How Stress (and COVID-19) turn your hair grey

3/31/2020
Is this ANOTHER podcast about COVID, or did we just put it in the title as a healthy dose of clickbait?! You will just have to listen to find out. Either way you will learn all about the mystery of hair greying as we chat with this weeks long time lay it out fan and first time guest, Chris! Stay home, wash your hands, listen to podcasts xoxo We would love to hear from you. You can find us on Instagram or Twitter @layitoutpodcast. You can also e-mail us at layitoutpodcast@gmail.com.

Duration:00:59:15

Episode 35: The Obligatory COVD-19 Episode

3/26/2020
We're back for season 3!!! Thank you for coming back after our fairly shocking performance with uploading season 2 oh and uhh finishing it too... We're easing ourselves back in with the thing that everyone is talking about... COVID19. But instead of telling you what you've probably heard from everyone we've decided to go a little deeper into WHY BATS?! Stay safe, healthy and stay at home you lovely people. We would love to hear from you. You can find us on instagram or twitter...

Duration:00:58:15

Episode 34: Fasting Gladiator Mice

11/14/2019
We're trying a new thing out! Welcome to Part 1 of our first 2 parter with our great guest this week Ben John (fitness guy, ex-rugby player, very welsh). Join us as we discuss a potential new strategy for Ben to reverse any damage caused by multiple concussions - intermittent fasting! Can intermittent fasting really help heal your brain? Is it good for your cognitive ability? Also, pigs. We talk about pigs. We would love to hear from you. You can find us on instagram or twitter...

Duration:01:02:47

Episode 33: The Sky Is A Container

11/8/2019
Welcome back to Lay It Out and this week we are discussing whether CBD could actually help the world stop smoking, how to ride giraffes and whether stars are actually real. It's a weird one this week. Sorry. We would love to hear from you. You can find us on instagram or twitter @layitoutpodcast. You can also e-mail us at layitoutpodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:51:01

Episode 32: BREAKING NEWS!! - We should all be organ donors

10/31/2019
In another BANGER of an episode Curie and Alice tell very irrelevant and potentially boring stories about nothing and then we hear all about organ transplants from this weeks wonderful science guest! We would love to hear from you. You can find us on instagram or twitter @layitoutpodcast. You can also e-mail us at layitoutpodcast@gmail.com

Duration:01:05:50

Episode 31: Putamen, I Choose You!

10/21/2019
This week we are joined by returning guest and language expert Sophie! Join us through a fascinating discussion as Curie explains how bilingual-ness causes your brain to develop differently. Does it really make a huge difference to the structure of your brain if you learn a second language at birth vs later in life? What does Pokemon have anything to do with this discussion? We would love to hear from you. You can find us on instagram or twitter @layitoutpodcast. You can also e-mail us at...

Duration:01:02:29

Episode 30: Maybe They're A D*ckhead

9/30/2019
This week we are joined by a scientist-of-all-trades - Andrea! Join us as she takes us through her very interesting life through science (she's literally done so much). We're talking humans, cells, animals, pregnant people, mental health, caffeine... THE WHOLE LOT. We would love to hear from you. You can find us on instagram or twitter @layitoutpodcast. You can also e-mail us at layitoutpodcast@gmail.com

Duration:01:05:30

Episode 29: Would you take a Poo Pill and run a Marathon for £2M?

9/4/2019
HELLO EVERYONE! Happy September! To kick off back to school season we a bringing you a shiny new episode all about some (controversially) performance enhancing gut microbes AND our guest gives us a legal lesson (better late than never eh). We hope you enjoy. We would love to hear from you. You can find us on instagram or twitter @layitoutpodcast. You can also e-mail us at layitoutpodcast@gmail.com

Duration:01:08:47

Episode 28: Bluff Like A Human, Walk Like Rihanna

8/9/2019
NATALIE AND DAN ARE BACK FOR THEIR 3RD EPISODE! Think they're officially friends of the podcast and "regulars". As always we dive deep and off course as we discuss a very exciting paper where communication with those who are unable to might become available... Also we tackle the very important questions in life as always... boobs or bums? We would love to hear from you. You can find us on instagram or twitter @layitoutpodcast. Finally, you can e-mail us at layitoutpodcast@gmail.com.

Duration:01:09:03

Episode 27: Strong Monkey, Sexy Monkey, Fertile Monkey

7/22/2019
First of all, SO SORRY HOW LATE THIS EPISODE IS. I GOT BUSY OKAY?! Okay now that's all explained here is episode 27!! Join us with veteran guest Dan and virgin guest Alex as we dive into the world of evolution and "ethology". We compare how successful strong monkeys and sexy monkeys are with the ladies and how exactly does this relate to men with beards and their testicles...?! We would love to hear from you. You can find us on instagram or twitter @layitoutpodcast. Finally, you can e-mail...

Duration:01:04:50

Episode 26: I Accidentally Became A Neuroscientist ft. Dr Giles Yeo

6/27/2019
This week we are joined by our first ever GROWN UP scientist so we tried really hard to behave ourselves. Join in the conversation with us and Dr Giles Yeo where we talk about his thoughts on the 5:2 and how he took his career from Japanese pufferfish to human beings! By the way this is our very first completely unedited episode featuring every sidebar about diets, dermatologists, pork belly and snooty professors. We would love to hear from you. You can find us on instagram or twitter...

Duration:00:56:14

Episode 25: We Got High For Science

6/14/2019
Its a good one! Hear all about how are hosts reacted to large amounts of weed all in the name of science! Theres laughs, theres paranoia, theres birds in space ships. All straight from the horses mouth as we welcome this weeks science guest and learn all things psychosis. We would love to hear from you. You can find us on instagram or twitter @layitoutpodcast. Finally, you can e-mail us at layitoutpodcast@gmail.com.

Duration:01:08:55

Episode 24: Zombie Pig Brains

5/30/2019
We get all philosophical with this weeks guest and there is a lot of head scratching as we consider what exactly defines death?! All in the context of keeping our streets free of zombie pigs of course!! Oh and stay tuned till the very end for humous-gate, the catastrophic event that nearly brought and end to our humble podcast dreams…. may be slightly exaggerated for dramatic effect… PATCH SPONSOR US! We would love to hear from you. You can find us on instagram or twitter @layitoutpodcast....

Duration:01:12:26

Episode 23: Smokers Are Jokers

5/15/2019
Welcome back to Lay It Out! This week we have Alice telling us all about how smoking is... bad... for you?! Gasp, shock horror! Filled with some outstanding carrot analogies and sorry but FUNGI IS NOT REAL! Just kidding Dingle (sponser us). We would love to hear from you. You can find us on instagram or twitter @layitoutpodcast. Finally, you can e-mail us at layitoutpodcast@gmail.com.

Duration:01:06:08

Episode 22: Ananananananananananananannexin

5/1/2019
This week we have are joined by another science guest - Ricky! Join us on his very emotional journey into science and then a bit about his work in ALS - it gets pretty deep!! Also in this episode not only are we educating the masses in ALS but we also have a pretty in depth chat about... WHISKEY AND CIGARS? We would love to hear from you. If you can't stand our voices and would rather read about the science head on over to our blog at layitoutpodcast.wordpress.com. You can find us on...

Duration:01:10:35

Episode 21: How To Shave Your Balls

4/17/2019
AAAAND WE'RE BACK. Welcome to season 2, bigger and better than ever. To kick things off we are talking all things man with our old friend Jamie from season 1. From some casual dick grooming to the mysterious medical marvel that is the male contraceptive pill. Fairytale or future?! Have a listen before you decide.. We would love to hear from you. If you can't stand our voices and would rather read about the science head on over to our blog at layitoutpodcast.wordpress.com. You can find us on...

Duration:01:11:08

Episode 20: The Return of Silent Demelza

12/19/2018
This is it! 20 episodes down and a full season of Lay It Out! Silent Demelza is FINALLY back and not so silent again. Join us as we discuss how 2018 treated us and how we've found this crazy podcasting experience. See you again soon... We would love to hear from you. If you can't stand our voices and would rather read about the science head on over to our blog at layitoutpodcast.wordpress.com. You can find us on instagram or twitter @layitoutpodcast. Finally, you can e-mail us at...

Duration:01:12:14

Episode 19: No Carbs Before Marbs

11/28/2018
Its the penultimate episode! Learn all about the potential drug combination that may be the key to living forever (or at least until you are 126!). And to round things off we dive into the controversy that is low carb diets... We would love to hear from you. If you can't stand our voices and would rather read about the science head on over to our blog at layitoutpodcast.wordpress.com. You can find us on instagram or twitter @layitoutpodcast. Finally, you can e-mail us at...

Duration:01:18:11

Episode 18: A Beautiful Brain Atlas

11/14/2018
Welcome to Episode 18! This week we bring an aspiring Lay guest with a PhD in what having a fold-y brain says about your intelligence.. And our ACTUAL science guest shares her work on Zebrafish and what its like living life as a crossword Queen. Featuring a bit about lucid dreams thrown in for good measure. We would love to hear from you. If you can't stand our voices and would rather read about the science head on over to our blog at layitoutpodcast.wordpress.com. You can find us on...

Duration:01:23:35