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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

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

Decomposition, rigor mortis and coffins

8/15/2019
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Why do some people get hungry when around a dead body? Is your brain still active after you die? How long does it take for a body to decompose in a coffin?

Duration:00:33:40

Bubbles, bushfires and back burning

8/7/2019
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Why do fires burn faster uphill rather than down? Can you cook a chicken by slapping it? What are the affects of bushfires on trees?

Duration:00:30:32

Life on another planet, dusk masks and solar sailing

8/1/2019
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How do we better our memories? What do people who were born blind dream about? How much material is used to make one screw?

Duration:00:32:32

Exploding stars, dark matter and meteor's

7/25/2019
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Can cats land on their feet in space? Why are planets round? What would happen to the earth if the sun moved closer?

Duration:00:37:13

Swallowing flem, blue light glasses and fruit flies

7/17/2019
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Why does your dog rub itself in dirt right after you bath it? Do reverse cycle air conditioners have an impact on global warming? Why do you need to pee when it gets cold?

Duration:00:33:00

Terraforming, moon wind and getting lost in space

7/11/2019
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Are we terraforming the earth? Why was the American Flag flapping in Apollo 11 footage and what would happen if you were lost in space?

Duration:00:37:08

Dry hands, nervous weeing and resetting your sense of smell

7/4/2019
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Do you have a fear of belly buttons? Why does your tummy grumble when you're hungry? If human's didn't interact with each other, would we walk like monkeys?

Duration:00:34:45

Jealously, falling off escalators and wobbly pens

6/26/2019
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Does fruit taste sweeter in the fridge? Are seagulls telepathic? Can indoor plants help with our air quality?

Duration:00:36:43

Hungry sneezing, remarkable redheads and the Tay Tay debate

6/19/2019
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What would happen if the whole world farted at once? Why do we hear our own voice differently to how others hear us? Can you scare someone better?

Duration:00:36:58

Period syncing, lip fillers and magic mushrooms

6/13/2019
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Why does coffee change taste as it cools down? Why do we get goosebumps? Do women's periods really sync up?

Duration:00:34:55

Car napping, stinging pineapple and your IQ

6/5/2019
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Can you change your own genetics? Does cold weather cause you to catch a cold? Why does my head throb when jumping on a trampoline?

Duration:00:34:44