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Dr Karl Podcast

ABC (Australia)

Join Dr Karl Kruszelnicki, Lucy Smith and their scientific guests, with a bunch of curious triple j listeners for a weekly injection of science, myth-bashing and answers!

Join Dr Karl Kruszelnicki, Lucy Smith and their scientific guests, with a bunch of curious triple j listeners for a weekly injection of science, myth-bashing and answers!

Location:

Sydney, NSW

Description:

Join Dr Karl Kruszelnicki, Lucy Smith and their scientific guests, with a bunch of curious triple j listeners for a weekly injection of science, myth-bashing and answers!

Twitter:

@doctorkarl

Language:

English

Contact:

1300 0555 36


Episodes

Spanish Flu, earworms, motion sickness

5/13/2021
What makes hair go curly? How can you stop wrinkles? Do shorter people use more energy then tall people? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Lucy Smith.

Duration:00:35:02

Headaches, bungee cords, beards

5/6/2021
Why does coffee effect people differently? Can you train your pain thresholds? Why do my legs twitch when I sleep? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Lucy Smith.

Duration:00:37:21

Cheese dreams, fasting, strong bones

4/29/2021
Is any multi-vitamin juice good for you? Does drinking milk gives you acne? Does eating cheese give some people nightmares? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with Clare Collins, Laureate Professor in Nutrition & Dietetics at the University of Newcastle, and host Tyrone Pynor.

Duration:00:42:25

Earworms, Christmas Lights and Itches

4/22/2021
Are dogs mouths cleaner than ours? What are we looking at when we look at a planet? And what is actually going on at 'Magnetic Hill'? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Abby Butler.

Duration:00:38:15

The fourth dimension, rogue hairs, wild vegetables

4/14/2021
What is a stitch? Why do we grow random long hairs? Can we eat boogers? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Abby Butler.

Duration:00:38:34

Doppelgängers, daylight savings, eye colour

4/7/2021
How long could we live without the sun? Why do my veins swell in the heat? When will Mars settlers be called Martians? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Lucy Smith.

Duration:00:38:46

Nose yoga, ice cubes, time travel

3/31/2021
Why don't plastic containers dry properly? Do ball sacks have tastebuds? Why did my glass door explode? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Lucy Smith.

Duration:00:38:54

Flood water, shopping trollies, cat purring

3/24/2021
Will Australia be underwater in the future? Could you cook a chicken with body heat? Why are electric kettles so loud? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Lucy Smith.

Duration:00:39:02

Ducks, body clocks, dinosaurs

3/17/2021
How does the brain deal with anxiety? Do ducks like the rain? Could you scream in space? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Lucy Smith.

Duration:00:39:38

Methane, artificial intelligence, pre-made meals

3/10/2021
Are there any new deserts? Why does being sick make me feel better? Does Autumn change the worlds oxygen levels? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Lucy Smith.

Duration:00:38:41

Overnight shifts, spider clouds, spit

3/3/2021
Do crystals absorb energy? Why does some poop float? Can a broken heart hurt you physically? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Lucy Smith.

Duration:00:40:39

Electric vehicles, body temperature, mowing

2/24/2021
Why does anxiety make my hands tingle? Why doesn't corn digest properly? Could we ever shift the axis of the earth? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Lucy Smith.

Duration:00:40:56

Public toilets, naked flames, tattoo pain

2/17/2021
What's the frame rate of our eyes? Does gut bacteria cause depression? What would happen if mosquitos became extinct? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Lucy Smith.

Duration:00:39:52

Birth control, sea urchins, auras

2/10/2021
Does a spoon keep champagne bubbly? Why do I cough when using an earbud? Why do animals sense disasters? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Lucy Smith.

Duration:00:40:57

Fog, weight training, artificial suns

2/3/2021
Why don't humans hibernate? What's the best way to hang washing? Why am I attracted to dark haired people? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Lucy Smith.

Duration:00:39:29

Rusty sunscreen, anti-depressant yawns, road bubbles

1/27/2021
Could one side of my mouth be dominant? What makes chilis so hot? Why do little bubbles form on the road after rain? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Lucy Smith.

Duration:00:34:42

Rainforests, grey hairs, tastebuds

1/20/2021
Could nightmares be genetic? Why does the weather affect my asthma? Can I outrun a giraffe? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Lucy Smith.

Duration:00:38:21

Penguins, orgasms, flat earth

12/16/2020
Is the Earth flat? Why do penguins wobble when they have knees? What is the biological function of the female orgasm? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Lucy Smith.

Duration:00:41:32

Space magnets, asteroids, coral sex

12/9/2020
Do magnets work in outer space? What would happen if you opened a jar from space on Earth? Do germs have the ability to move on their own? Dr Karl is joined by Professor Geraint Lewis from The University of Sydney this week! answering all these questions and more, on triple j mornings with Lucy Smith.

Duration:00:37:20

Twins, tapeworms, water divining

12/2/2020
How much force does it take to bite off a finger? Why is salt water so buoyant? Why do I get pleasure from cracking knuckles? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Lucy Smith.

Duration:00:42:07