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This Week in Science (TWIS) is a weekly, hour-long web and radio show presenting an humorous, often opinionated, and irreverent look at the week in science and technology. In each episode, TWIS discusses the latest in cutting-edge science news on topics such as genetic engineering, stem cells, cybernetics, epigenetics, space exploration, neuroscience, microbiology, the end of the world, and a show favorite – Countdown to World Robot Domination.

This Week in Science (TWIS) is a weekly, hour-long web and radio show presenting an humorous, often opinionated, and irreverent look at the week in science and technology. In each episode, TWIS discusses the latest in cutting-edge science news on topics such as genetic engineering, stem cells, cybernetics, epigenetics, space exploration, neuroscience, microbiology, the end of the world, and a show favorite – Countdown to World Robot Domination.
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This Week in Science (TWIS) is a weekly, hour-long web and radio show presenting an humorous, often opinionated, and irreverent look at the week in science and technology. In each episode, TWIS discusses the latest in cutting-edge science news on topics such as genetic engineering, stem cells, cybernetics, epigenetics, space exploration, neuroscience, microbiology, the end of the world, and a show favorite – Countdown to World Robot Domination.

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Episodes

07 November, 2018 – Episode 694 – This Week in Science (TWIS) Podcast

11/8/2018
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No More Denial, Bionic Mushrooms!, Whales From SPACE!, Piranha Barks, Frogs Legs Forever, Wasting Diversity?, Milky Way's Black Hole, Speaking of Holes, Blind Big Bird, Llama Bodies, Sliver Of Truth, And Much More...

Duration:01:35:30

24 October, 2018 – Episode 693 – This Week in Science (TWIS)

10/25/2018
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Interview w/ Dr. Daniel Holz, Brainy Birds, Liquid Land, Extra-Fast Internet, Momma Chimp Knows, Better Beetle Babies, Moss Medicine, Stressful Stink, Do Lizards Dream?, And Much More...

Duration:02:06:12

17 October, 2018 – Episode 692 – This Week in Science (TWIS) Podcast

10/18/2018
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My Two Dads, Life Questions, Nervous Stem Cells, Goo For Growth, Blind As A Bat?, Tornado Hurricane, Nicotine Noodles, Dead Rats, Preserve Life Now, Snow Song, And Much More...

Duration:01:43:21

10 October, 2018 – Episode 691 – This Week in Science (TWIS) Podcast

10/11/2018
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The Bad News, Cassini's Last Word, Galactic Archaeology, Smelly Fruit, Disturbing Mouse Calls, Neandertals Now & Then, Brains & Nerves & Things, New Vesuvius View, Fish Hook Ethics, Is Hubble Safe?, And Much More...

Duration:01:44:33

03 October, 2018 – Episode 690 – This Week in Science (TWIS) Podcast

10/6/2018
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Interview w/ Dr. Susanne Brander from OSU, Nobel Prize Time!, Change Is Coming, Standard Model Challenge?, Neanderteeth, Bird PDA, Cats And Rats, Is That A Moon?, Goblin Planet, Very Old Dishes, And Much More...

Duration:02:17:23

26 September, 2018 – Episode 689 – This Week in Science (TWIS) Podcast

9/28/2018
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Genie In The Lab, The Sixth Sense, Not So Brutal, Sickness Smells, Vegetarian Sharks, Mantis Fishers, Nasal Influence, Retroviral Addiction, Microbial Trash Cans, Synthetic Cellular Circuits, And Much More...

Duration:01:59:29

19 September, 2018 – Episode 688 – This Week in Science (TWIS) Podcast

9/20/2018
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Interview w/ Dr. Kathryn Matthews from Oceana, 2018 IgNobel Awards, Alzheimer's Discovery, Touchy Sea Otters, Love Hate Relations, Early Birds, Cold Case Ivory, Star Trek Exoplanet, Sandalwood For Hair, Antidepressants And Antibacterials, Robotic Skins, And Much More...

Duration:02:10:57

12 September, 2018 – Episode 687 – This Week in Science (TWIS) Podcast

9/13/2018
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Interview w/ David Quammen, Sugar Maker, New Neurons Discovered, Human Egg Marks, Beer Before Farming!, Old Art, Shrimp Shields, Beetle Baby Branding, Shark Encounters, Plastic Dolphin Pee, AI For Radio, Finding Ordinary Matter, Hot Drops Move, Wolverine Me, And Much More!!!

Duration:02:09:40

05 September, 2018 – Episode 686 – This Week in Science (TWIS) Podcast

9/6/2018
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Chickens And Eggs, Sexy Brain Cells, Medical Gene Editing, Space Elevator, Color Hawk Eyes, Meals And Mating, Medieval DNA, Plant Promises, Old Cheese, Ladies Follow Ladies, Self-aware Fish, And Much More...

Duration:01:58:46

29 August, 2018 – Episode 685 – This Week in Science (TWIS) Podcast

8/30/2018
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Interview w/ Anil Ananthaswamy, Less Nutritious Air, AWAKE And Surfing, Ultima Thule Targeted, Service Shrimp, Turtle Trees, Poop Mom, Secret Head Tunnels, The Microbe Fog, Bionic Eye Alert!, And Much More...

Duration:01:56:24

22 August, 2018 – Episode 684 – This Week in Science (TWIS) Podcast

8/23/2018
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Neander-sovans, We're Melting, Water On Moon, CRISPR Edits, Lazy Efficiency, Pointy Eggs, Life Is Older, Out There Ideas, Marijuana Worms, Bacterial Blood, Nerve Agent Nanobots, Steve Sky Glow, And Much More...

Duration:02:00:11

15 August, 2018 – Episode 683 – This Week in Science (TWIS) Podcast

8/16/2018
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Leaky Gut Fights, Magnetic Fish, Mummy Knows Best, WiFi Safety, Sneaky Cuckoos, Wing Sniffers, Bipedal Bones, Bad Hot Work, Man's War, The Drunchies, And Much More...

Duration:01:39:01

08 August, 2018 – Episode 682 – This Week in Science (TWIS) Podcast

8/9/2018
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Interview on Crows w/ Kaeli Swift, Star Light Explosion, Safety In Numbers, Koala Junk, Blinded By Blues, Viking Walrus Ivory, Prozac Nature, Bee Youthful, Little Dog Complex, Exercise And Cocaine, 44 New Planets, And Much More...

Duration:01:56:56

01 August, 2018 – Episode 681 – This Week in Science (TWIS) Podcast

8/2/2018
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Stress Monkeys, Smashing Atoms, Science Says, Pyramid Power?, Biome Battlefield, Great Self-Control, Father's Influence, Bioengineered Lungs, Bones About It, Opioid Increases, Drugged Cicada Butts, And Much More...

Duration:01:51:17

25 July, 2018 – Episode 680 – This Week in Science (TWIS) Podcast

7/26/2018
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Water On Mars, Overcoming CRISPR, Bacteria Can Talk, Uncontroversial Conservation, Bigger Climate Spiders, Brainy Discovery, Finding A Fungus, Better Beer, Candida Confusion, Manga-Bey Behavior, Adaptive Anoles, And Much More...

Duration:02:01:37

18 July, 2018 – Episode 679 – This Week in Science (TWIS) Podcast

7/19/2018
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New Moons, New Volcano, Carbon Tax, Old Bread, Electric Spider Balloons, Animals That Wait, Lantern Lights, Gut And Autism, Secular Economics, Diamond Earth, Koala Tongues, Microbe Chips, Grabby Robot, Not An Alien, And Much More… Take our audience survey!!! Want to listen to a particular story from the show? You can do that here. Just […]

Duration:01:54:28

11 July, 2018 – Episode 678 – This Week in Science (TWIS) Podcast

7/12/2018
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Driving Genes, Fixing CRISPR, Ancient Chinese Secret, Dark Matter Hunt, Longer Native Story, Dogs Of America, Snorting Horses, Better Brains, Oxygen Teeter Totter, African Origins, Asteroidal Planetoids, HIV Vaccine, And Much More...

Duration:01:36:14

27 June, 2018 – Episode 677 – This Week in Science (TWIS) Podcast

6/28/2018
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Polio Against Cancer, Stellarator Update, Clean Signals, Rat Ticklers, Parasite Molecules, Organic Enceladus, Bloodhound Robot, Wolfie Genes, Prosthetic Foot, Beaver Bot, Hayabusa 2!, And Much More...

Duration:01:36:28

20 June, 2018 – Episode 676 – This Week in Science (TWIS) Podcast

6/26/2018
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NIF Update, Life For Mars?, The Venusian Spin, Microbial Motivations, Flying Spiders, Stressed Out Bees, Drug Beliefs, Coffee For Diabetes, Glial Pruning Shears, Light Tissue Origami, Nutrition News, VR Learning, Night Animals, Polite Dinos, And Much More...

Duration:02:00:51

13 June, 2018 – Episode 675 – This Week in Science (TWIS) Podcast

6/14/2018
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Scientific Mistakes, Breathy Biodiversity, Sky Diamonds, Volcanic Warming, Pandoraviruses, Illegitimate Chicks, Vets And Dogs, Sketching God, AI Senses, Fatherhood Is Good, And Much More...

Duration:01:23:27