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Join Zan Rowe, Dr Karl and a bunch of curious listeners for your weekly dose of science, myth-bashing and answers!

Join Zan Rowe, Dr Karl and a bunch of curious listeners for your weekly dose of science, myth-bashing and answers!
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Sydney, NSW

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Join Zan Rowe, Dr Karl and a bunch of curious listeners for your weekly dose of science, myth-bashing and answers!

Twitter:

@doctorkarl

Language:

English

Contact:

1300 0555 36


Episodes

Can maths predict the future?

5/16/2018
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Can maths predict the future? What about lotto numbers? Plus, the question that stumped the nation!

Duration:00:26:41

Hemp, nicotine and underwater spiders

5/9/2018
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Dr. Karl answers all your science questions, including; is coffee linked to cancer? Is there scientific proof of an afterlife? Why can't we control what we remember?

Duration:00:38:57

Overeating, phosphenes and testicle transplants

5/2/2018
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Dr. Karl answers all your science questions, including; can you skip leg day? Why are deep sea creatures translucent? What happens to your body when you're angry?

Duration:00:37:00

Falling, fainting and ponies

4/25/2018
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Dr. Karl answers all your science questions, including; can you get cold sores from a water cooler? Why do we have fingernails and toenails? Is spinach more nutritious when steamed?

Duration:00:38:37

Urine, missiles and extinction

4/18/2018
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Dr. Karl answers all your science questions, including; what happens during metamorphosis? How high do you have to be to see the curve of the Earth? What's the point of shyness?

Duration:00:35:05

Rainbows, sunburn and space junk

4/11/2018
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Dr. Karl answers all your science questions, including; can you prevent sleepwalking? Why do people sing without accents? What will happen if Ben and Liam eat that 11 year old cheeseburger?

Duration:00:37:26

Leaves, lava and wasps

4/4/2018
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Dr. Karl answers all your science questions, including; when will we have wind turbines for our homes? Does the full moon make you crazy? And the ever-important question - what came first, the chicken or the egg?

Duration:00:36:11

Piercings, soft drinks and homeostasis

3/28/2018
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Dr. Karl answers all your science questions, including; do solar panels work inside cars? Why do some people get bitten by mozzies more often? Do we all see the same colours?

Duration:00:35:14

Vaccinations, yawns and regenerative limbs

3/21/2018
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Dr. Karl answers all your science questions, including; why does eye colour change? Is our perception of time Earth-centric? What's the best temperature to cook eggs?

Duration:00:39:07

Food, farts and faeces

3/14/2018
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Dr. Karl answers all your science questions, including; what's the deal with fecal transplants? How do preservatives affect your body? Should a grown man eat his vegetables?

Duration:00:38:34

Eggs, male PMS, and the dark side of the moon

3/7/2018
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Dr. Karl answers all your science questions, including; can you breastfeed after being bitten by a snake? How do you create artificial gravity? How many nutrients are lost in frozen foods?

Duration:00:37:06

Allergies, time machines and the meaning of 0

2/28/2018
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Dr. Karl answers all your science questions, including; is gravity stronger underground? Is raspberry cordial good for your gut? Which way do toilets flush on the equator?

Duration:00:36:57

Fasting, bluebottles and magnetic poles

2/21/2018
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Dr. Karl answers all your science questions, including; Is fasting good for you? How do bluebottles procreate? Are the magnetic poles changing places?

Duration:00:35:51

Hiccups, flossing, sounds in space

2/14/2018
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Dr. Karl answers all your science questions, including; what's the point of hiccups? Should you floss after brushing? Does sound travel in space?

Duration:00:37:23

Mammal yawns, body shocks, air pockets

1/31/2018
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Dr. Karl answers all your science questions, including; can you incubate eggs under your arm? Do all mammals yawn? How does music affect the brain?

Duration:00:37:28

Humid weather, sleep twitches, coffee shakes

1/24/2018
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Dr. Karl answers all your science questions, including; why is it hard to breathe in humid weather? Why do we twitch while falling asleep? Can caffeine shakes be permanent?

Duration:00:37:56

Stress dreams, morning people, period syncing

1/17/2018
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Dr. Karl answers all your science questions, including; do stressful dreams affect sleep quality? Are there really morning and night people? Why do periods sync?

Duration:00:36:23

Rollercoasters, white dog poo, wormholes

1/11/2018
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Why does dog poo turn white? What is plasma? Why are bugs attracted to light?

Duration:00:40:50

Fossil fuels, cruise control, tears of joy vs sadness

12/13/2017
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Does Cruise Control use more petrol than regular driving? Do we have UV sensors in our skin? Is there any physical difference between tears of joy and tears of sadness?

Duration:00:35:09

Tap vs Bottled water, voices, the golden ratio

12/6/2017
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Why does everyone have a different sounding voice? When are things wet? Why is milk white?

Duration:00:35:52

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