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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!

Location:

Sydney, NSW

Description:

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

Moon landing, fat birds, brighter LEDs

2/26/2020
Why don't birds have fat legs? Why are LED lights brighter then ever? Was the moon landing real? Dr Karl answers these questions and more on triple j Mornings with host Lucy Smith.

Duration:00:39:01

Protein powder, brain-freeze, carnivore diets

2/19/2020
Is protein powder a waste of money? Do men poo more then women? Why does my fried keep getting brain-freeze? Dr Karl answers these questions and more on triple j Mornings, with host Lucy Smith & special guest dietician Professor Clare Collins!

Duration:00:39:22

Boogers, corn, coffee aroma

2/12/2020
How does a dog recognise the opposite sex if they can't smell their butt? Is it healthy to eat your own boogers? Plus, is it possible to inter-breed species?

Duration:00:39:19

Watery eyes, snake venom, coronavirus

2/5/2020
Do your eyes water when you're getting a wax?

Duration:00:36:55

Lunchbox discoveries, Coronavirus, tastebud balls

1/29/2020
In this episode Dr Karl makes a brand new, ground breaking, mind blowing discovery that has changed his life.

Duration:00:42:33

Climate change, bushfires, phantom phone vibrations

1/22/2020
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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