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Mostly Science Podcast, We pull the curtain back and take a look behind the science in the headlines and take a peek at the what and why of the world around us. Each episode we are joined by a special guest to explore a new topic and learn something new.

Mostly Science Podcast, We pull the curtain back and take a look behind the science in the headlines and take a peek at the what and why of the world around us. Each episode we are joined by a special guest to explore a new topic and learn something new.

Location:

Canada

Description:

Mostly Science Podcast, We pull the curtain back and take a look behind the science in the headlines and take a peek at the what and why of the world around us. Each episode we are joined by a special guest to explore a new topic and learn something new.

Language:

English


Episodes

Plant Microbiome & GMO's - 20/05/2019

5/20/2019
In this episode Wes is joined by plant microbiome expert Susana Harris and founder of PHDepression as they explore the wild world of bacteria that live with plants we encounter everyday. Join us for a journey into why you should or shouldn't care about the labels on your food including GMO's and "Organic". Subscribe for Free: http://mostlyscience.com/ Wes Wilson @WesleyWilson Susana Harris @SusannaLHarris Bandwidth provided by BioLegend

Duration:00:39:52

Immunotherapy, Climate Change, Heart Transplants - Season Finale - 29/12/2018

12/27/2018
In this episode amazing season finale, Wes is joined in studio by transplant immunology expert Amy Prosser, and remotely by the inspirational Chris James from WSDW and the always intelligent and enemy of pseudoscience Anna Zakrisson from Dr. Anna's Imaginarium. We talk about some of 2018's biggest stories in science as well as Climate change, Immunotherapy, and Heart Transplants. Subscribe for Free: http://mostlyscience.com/ Wes Wilson @WesleyWilson Anna Zakrisson @XDr_AnnaX Chris James...

Duration:01:17:25

Dinosaur Birds - 29/08/2018

12/25/2018
In this episode, Wes is joined by Dr. Lisa Buckly of the Peace Region Palaeontology Research Centre as they discuss the exciting world of modern dinosaurs and misconceptions in media about these creatures of the past and present. Subscribe for Free: http://mostlyscience.com/ Wes Wilson @WesleyWilson Lisa Buckly @Lisavipes Bandwidth provided by BioLegend

Duration:00:40:36

Science Stories from the Ice - 21/07/2018

12/18/2018
In this episode, Wes shares a pre-recorded 1 minute science story he did for Inspiring Australia as part of a promotion for National Science Week. Wes shares the story of Geoffrey Pyke and his idea to build aircraft carriers out of bullet proof ice. Subscribe for Free: http://mostlyscience.com/ Wes Wilson @WesleyWilson Bandwidth provided by BioLegend

Duration:00:03:40

Ice Sheets & Science Seals - 29/05/2018

12/18/2018
In this episode Wes talks to Helen Mallett of University of East Anglia about her research using seals to explore West Antarctic ice shelves and how climate change is having an impact and what we might be able to do to stop it Subscribe for Free: http://mostlyscience.com/ Wes Wilson @WesleyWilson Bandwidth provided by BioLegend

Duration:00:19:48

National Science Week - 18/08/2018

12/13/2018
In this episode, Wes & Kelly celebrate National Science Week and are joined by Tanya Ha from the National Science Week team and Director of Engagement @ Science in Public along with Elysia Sokolenko from the University of Melbourne and Students of Brain Research (SOBR) as we talk about inspiring the next generation of scientists and discuss neuroscience and mental health. Subscribe for Free: http://mostlyscience.com/ Wes Wilson @WesleyWilson Follow National Science Week on twitter:...

Duration:00:48:31

Modifying your Risk of Cancer - 10/06/2018

6/10/2018
In this weeks episode Wes is joined by Dr. Katrina Brown to discuss her newest publication in the British Journal of Cancer that looks at modifiable risk factors for cancer in the United Kingdom. There are lots of way to look at and classify cancer. This work from Cancer Intelligence Team at Cancer Research UK makes the first separation as such: things we can control, and others that we can’t. Subscribe for Free: http://mostlyscience.com/ Wes Wilson @WesleyWilson Dr. Brown's Paper in...

Duration:00:32:51

Celestial Records, Cancer Discovery, Trump's Nobel Prize - 03/06/2018

6/3/2018
In this Episode of MostlyScience, Wes is joined by Holly Bunden and Chris James as they tackle some of the science headlines of the week. We learn all about the new world record for stargazing in Australia, new breakthroughs in understanding of what causes childhood cancer (Acute lymphoblastic leukemia), and a healthy discussion about the ramifications of the Nobel committee taking the Trump nomination seriously. Subscribe for Free: http://mostlyscience.com/ Wes Wilson...

Duration:01:08:14

The Endangered White Abalone - 20/05/2018

5/20/2018
In this Episode of MostlyScience, Wes is joined by Dr. Kristin Aquilino to learn all about the endangered sea snail known as the White Abalone. Kristin shares why these adorable little snails are so important and we talk about the troubles facing this species and the work she does with the University of California, Davis, at the Bodega Marine Laboratory directing the White Abalone Captive Breeding Program. Subscribe: http://mostlyscience.com/ Wes Wilson @WesleyWilson Kristin...

Duration:00:30:18

Cyanobacteria, Michael Faraday, and Insulin - 22/04/2018

4/22/2018
In this Episode of MostlyScience, Wes is joined by Dr. Anna of Dr. Anna's Imaginarium and Holly Blunden of MostlyScience to celebrate science as we pass the anniversary of the March for Science. We share some of our favourite science stories and talk a little about our journey through STEM. Subscribe: http://mostlyscience.com/ Wes Wilson @WesleyWilson Anna @XDr_AnnaX & https://annazakrisson.com/ & https://www.facebook.com/doctor.annas.imaginarium/ Holly...

Duration:01:12:06

Science Censorship - 14/04/2018

4/20/2018
In this Episode of MostlyScience, Wes is joined by Holly Griffith from NASA's Johnson Space Center as they discuss her google spreadsheet that she has been keeping for over a year tracking science censorship by the Trump administration. We also discuss Scott Pruitt and the EPA, and Why Facts Matter. Subscribe: http://mostlyscience.com/ Wes Wilson @WesleyWilson Holly Griffith @absolutspacegrl Holly's Google Doc -->...

Duration:00:29:49