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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

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English

Contact:

1300 0555 36


Episodes

Climate change, bushfires, phantom phone vibrations

1/22/2020
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How scientists know what the temperature was in the years before records began? What role does cattle have on the impact of climate change? And how have the current bushfires affected carbon levels?

Duration:00:38:54

calories, catchy songs, sweat

1/15/2020
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Why do we feel like vomiting after rigorous exercise? Does distance or speed burn more calories? Plus, the movement of air pollution.

Duration:00:34:52

Bush life regeneration, fire prevention, benefits of smoke and soil

1/8/2020
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Does smoke benefit the soil? Plus, what can we expect to see in the future for fire prevention?

Duration:00:37:40

Decision making, Dogs howling to Rüfüs Du Sol, space explosions

12/12/2019
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Linda Marigliano and Dr Karl take your questions for one last time together.

Duration:00:39:05

Coconut oil, inhaling smoke, tiredness

12/4/2019
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Coconut oil, inhaling smoke and why you might feel tired when you're doing nothing?

Duration:00:38:43

Iced coffee, flies, static electricity

11/27/2019
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Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, what is dark matter and what would happen if flies don't exist?

Duration:00:37:10

Clitoris, mosquitos, genetics

11/21/2019
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How much information can your brain hold? How do genetics work and does the clitoris have multiple purposes?

Duration:00:37:17

Male mammal nipples, music genes, fruit flies

11/13/2019
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Why do male mammals have nipples? Do we have a music taste gene? Plus a fruit fly experiment.

Duration:00:37:32

Evil crows, bird funerals, swooping magpies

11/6/2019
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Ever wondered whether birds are evil? Plus do birds have funerals like humans do?

Duration:00:31:51

Exotic animals, unlocking the human brain and sleeping

10/30/2019
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Do you get squeamish at the sight of blood? Plus operating on fish and pollution in your lungs.

Duration:00:36:52

Floating tips, sound in space & aburpia

10/23/2019
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Why do we float horizontally in water? Why do some adults develop anaphylaxis? Is soda water good for you?

Duration:00:36:39

Itchy mouths, floating poo and stomach memory

10/16/2019
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Can you overcome gluten intolerance? Is toasted bread good for you? Should your poo sink or float?

Duration:00:39:13

Floating tanks, day light savings and holding in farts

10/9/2019
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What happens if you microwave a human? Is there anything wetter than water? What are the benefits of floating tanks?

Duration:00:35:37

Hungry galaxies, climate change and sleeping with eyes open

10/3/2019
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How will the galaxy Andromeda be feeding on our galaxy The Milky Way? Plus climate change, a positive future and sleeping with your eyes open.

Duration:00:37:52

Evolving dogs, coffee shakes and webbed toes

9/26/2019
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Have the planets ever lined up in the solar system? Why can some people whistle in tune, but not sing in tune? Can you water plants using hot water?

Duration:00:36:35

Rising sea levels, brain's exploding and evolution

9/19/2019
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Is a Googleplex the biggest single number? Are rising sea levels only caused by ice melting? Why do we get blocked noses?

Duration:00:38:31

Bone density, inflammation and bionic eyes

9/11/2019
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Why do we have toe nails? Can we dry our clothes by freezing them? Why are sunrises and sunsets different colours?

Duration:00:36:48

Tongue flaps, pressure points and seal knees

9/5/2019
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Why do we need to pee when we get into water? How long would humans last on earth if the sun disappeared? Where do false memories come from?

Duration:00:36:10

Snake bites, popcorn and nuclear devices

8/28/2019
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Why do we get dizzy when we get up really quickly? Why does hot water sound different to cold water when it comes out of the tap? Why do cold and flu symptoms always feel worse in the morning and at night?

Duration:00:36:53

5G, MSG and solar panels

8/22/2019
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Why are storm clouds black? How does the burning of the Amazon effect the world? Why are some people more likely to get static shocks than others?

Duration:00:33:45