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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!

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@doctorkarl

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English

Contact:

1300 0555 36


Episodes

Musical Stockholm Syndrome, chip sweats, asthma itches

11/7/2018
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Comedian, actor and science enthusiast Bill Bailey helps Dr Karl answer these questions and more on triple j Mornings! Why do I get an itchy chin when I have asthma? Should we drive faster or slower when hitting a pothole? Can you develop Stockholm Syndrome for music genres?

Duration:00:37:04

Apple burps, dogs on the phone, the munchies

11/1/2018
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Why do you get hungry when you smoke marijuana? Why cant my dog hear my voice over the phone? Why do I burp after I eat an apple.

Duration:00:36:38

Chewing gum, tank water tea and plastic in fish

10/24/2018
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Have any frozen people been brought back to life? If we eat fish that has eaten plastic, how will that effect us? Why do my eyes keep changing colours?

Duration:00:37:13

Old people smell, farts in water, teeth whitening

10/17/2018
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Special guests Science Journalist Binaca Nogrady and Dr Alice Williamson join Linda Marigliano to answer your science questions.

Duration:00:38:27

Corn in poo, Keto diets and cancer causing meats

10/10/2018
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Why do some farts smell and some don't? What are so many people developing gluten intolerance? Can you ever be 100% healthy with food? In this food and nutrition special, Dr Karl answers these questions and more with special guests dietitian Dr Kyra Sim and USA nutrition expert Yvette d'Entremont.

Duration:00:37:07

Inner monologues, curly hair and exploding in space

10/3/2018
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Do bees know they'll die if they sting you? Why is fire red? Why doesn't our moon rotate? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, with host Linda Marigliano on triple j Mornings.

Duration:00:33:34

Heart beats, sex withdrawals and itchy thighs

9/26/2018
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Is there a set amount of water on planet earth? Why do I get itchy thighs when I exercise? What goes on inside your body when your heart 'beats out of your chest'? Can a loud noise impact the hearing of an unborn child? How long can you go without sex?

Duration:00:36:00

Puppies, Arnold Schwarzenegger and memory

9/19/2018
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Why is the world's population 50% male and 50% female? Is it softer to run on the road or the footpath? How does skin know to grow back?

Duration:00:36:36

Essential oils, exploding eggs and upside down lightning

9/12/2018
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Is it better to pick up dog poo or let it fertilize? Do we lose our sense of taste as we get older? Why do I get itchy when I sneeze?

Duration:00:38:00

Black holes, quantum computing and oncoming doom

9/5/2018
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Could our universe be a hologram? Can colliding black holes create musical notes? Will our universe collapse in on itself? Dr Karl and Professor Patrick Hayden from Stanford University answers these questions and more.

Duration:00:39:45

Talking dogs, DNA breakthroughs and mozzie bites

8/29/2018
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Can you teach your eyes to roll away from each other? Is it bad to cough on command? How do relaxation pods work? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, with host Linda Marigliano on triple j Mornings.

Duration:00:38:35

Creating gold, clicking and skin flaps

8/22/2018
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Are there different species of humans? Is the earth getting heavier? Why can i put my dreams on hold? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, with guest host Karla Ranby on triple j Mornings.

Duration:00:34:35

Remembering dreams, Bermuda triangle, immortal jellyfish

8/15/2018
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Do cucumbers feel pain? Do mozzies have a purpose in the world? How do you measure a black hole?

Duration:00:36:27

Eating boogers, wasp stings, noise cancelling headphones

8/8/2018
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Dr Karl is back at it, answering all your science questions on triple j Mornings. Why do noise cancelling headphones cut out on the train? Why don't spiders get stung by wasps? Is eating boogers healthy?

Duration:00:39:11

Dying suns, falling in love and earwax

8/2/2018
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What makes a planet a planet? Why haven't we gone back to the moon? What'll happen to the International space station when we're done with it? Dr Karl is away for the month, so science journalist Bianca Nogrady is stepping in to be your science sherpa on triple j. Joining her today was Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith, astrophysicist with the CSIRO!

Duration:00:34:53

Male orgasms, gluten hangovers and brain chemicals

7/25/2018
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Dr Karl is away for the month, so science journalist Bianca Nogrady is stepping in to be your science sherpa on triple j. And joining her today was Dr Alice Williamson, chemist from the University of Sydney.

Duration:00:34:01

Poo shapes, floating poop, the three second rule.

7/18/2018
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Dr Karl is away for the month, so science journalist Bianca Nogrady is stepping in to be your science sherpa on triple j. And joining her today was Professor Clare Collins, Nutritionist at the University of Newcastle.

Duration:00:37:00

Observable universe, new elements and black holes

7/11/2018
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Dr Karl is away for the month, so science journalist Bianca Nogrady is stepping in to be your science sherpa on triple j. And joining her today was Dr Jess Bloom, astrophysicist from the University of Sydney.

Duration:00:33:42

Cockroaches, bellybuttons and breastfeeding

7/4/2018
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Why do you always see dead cockroaches on their backs? Why is bellybutton fluff always dark blue? And could you get drunk from breast milk if the mother has been drinking?

Duration:00:37:10

Visual snow, dripping taps, waking up grumpy

6/27/2018
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What's 'visual snow'? Why will a dripping tap wake you up but torrential rain won't? Why do some people wake up grumpy?

Duration:00:35:52