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Your weekly dose of weird science. Join Xfm presenter and science enthusiast Lliana Bird & neuroscientist Dr Jack Lewis as they take an irreverent look at the strangest and funniest stories that week from the weird and wonderful world of science. Stuff like invisibility cloaks inspired by squids, real life vulcan telepathy, the science of sex, drugs & rock n roll and peanut butter made diamond rings. Geek Chic's Weird Science aims to inform yet entertain as science meets pop-culture in a new and refreshing way.

Your weekly dose of weird science. Join Xfm presenter and science enthusiast Lliana Bird & neuroscientist Dr Jack Lewis as they take an irreverent look at the strangest and funniest stories that week from the weird and wonderful world of science. Stuff like invisibility cloaks inspired by squids, real life vulcan telepathy, the science of sex, drugs & rock n roll and peanut butter made diamond rings. Geek Chic's Weird Science aims to inform yet entertain as science meets pop-culture in a new and refreshing way.
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Your weekly dose of weird science. Join Xfm presenter and science enthusiast Lliana Bird & neuroscientist Dr Jack Lewis as they take an irreverent look at the strangest and funniest stories that week from the weird and wonderful world of science. Stuff like invisibility cloaks inspired by squids, real life vulcan telepathy, the science of sex, drugs & rock n roll and peanut butter made diamond rings. Geek Chic's Weird Science aims to inform yet entertain as science meets pop-culture in a new and refreshing way.

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Episodes

Episode 80: How Social Media Might Be Changing Our Brains Part 2

9/18/2017
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The concluding part of how social media might be changing our brains featuring Special Guest Ellen Helsper. @GCWeirdScience #GeekChicWeirdScience

Duration: 00:32:25


Episode 79: How Social Media Might Be Changing Our Brains Part 1

9/5/2017
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In the first of a two part episode, the team are joined by Special Guest Ellen Helsper to look into how social media might be changing our brains. @GCWeirdScience #GeekChicWeirdScience

Duration: 00:27:07


Episode 78: The Science Of Game Of Thrones

8/21/2017
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In this very special episode, the team are joined by Helen Keen as they look into the science of one of the biggest TV shows in the world, Game Of Thrones @GCWeirdScience #GeekChicWeirdScience

Duration: 00:39:40


Episode 77: Live from WOMAD

8/7/2017
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This special live episode is from WOMAD 2017, the team are joined by special guests and look into the stories of the latest breakthroughs on SETI's search for E.T., 20 million mosquitos released by Google, the Bermuda Triangle, and Tiny Swimming Robots! @GCWeirdScience #GeekChicWeirdScience #GEEKCHICLIVE

Duration: 00:41:09


Episode 76: Ravens making future plans, why neurotic people may live longer, can baby poop tell you how smart your baby is, and falling sperm counts

7/31/2017
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Back into the studio for the team as they look at ravens making future plans, why neurotic people may live longer, can baby poop tell you how smart your baby is, and falling sperm counts @GCWeirdScience #GeekChicWeirdScience

Duration: 00:34:38


Episode 75: Live At Latitude Festival 2017

7/24/2017
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Robin Ince & Helen Keen join the team live at Latitude Festival to talk altruistic chimps, cannibalistic caterpillars and why chocolate is good for your brain. @GCWeirdScience #GeekChicWeirdScience @GeekChicLIVE

Duration: 00:50:40


Episode 74: Reverse Zombies, Birds Waging Chemical Warfare On Insects & The Return Of Boaty McBoatface

7/3/2017
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This week the team are back to look at Reverse Zombies, Birds Waging Chemical Warfare On Insects & The Return Of Boaty McBoatface @GCWeirdScience #GeekChicWeirdScience

Duration: 00:38:20


Episode 73: LIVE at the Cheltenham Science Festival

6/19/2017
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Geek Chic LIVE at the Cheltenham Science Festival with special guests Greg Foot & Caspar Addyman joining Lliana Bird & Dr Jack to talk ravens holding grudges, A.I death clocks and the taste of water.... @GCWeirdScience #GeekChicWeirdScience #GeekChicLive

Duration: 01:02:49


Episode 72: Voles in love, brains eating themselves and gay vultures

6/9/2017
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This week the team look at Voles in love, brains eating themselves and gay vultures @GCWeirdScience #GeekChicWeirdScience

Duration: 00:35:15


Episode 71: Plastic Munching Caterpillars, Ancient Comets, Saturn's Moon and Were Hobbits Real?

5/15/2017
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In a jam packed episode the team look at Plastic Munching Caterpillars, Ancient Comets, Saturn's Moon and Were Hobbits Real? @GCWeirdScience #GeekChicWeirdScience

Duration: 00:25:33


Episode 70: Flying Cars, Drunken Crayfish, Diet Coke and are Vampires right about blood?

4/29/2017
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This week the team look at Flying Cars, Drunken Crayfish, Diet Coke and are Vampires right about blood? @GCWeirdScience #GeekChicWeirdScience

Duration: 00:31:14


Episode 69: Skyscrapers hanging from asteroids, mind controlled turtles, marmite brain, seawater to drinking water and should your boss let you have a nap at work?

4/11/2017
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This week the team look at the latest stories from the weird and wonderful world of science including Skyscrapers hanging from asteroids, mind controlled turtles, marmite brain, seawater to drinking water and should your boss let you have a nap at work? @GCWeirdScience #GeekChicWeirdScience

Duration: 00:36:32


Episode 68: Are older people as good at judging music as the young? Can A.I. beat the poker pros? How much pee is in our swimming pools and How the Wooly Mammoth became extinct .

3/13/2017
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This week the team look at the weird and wonderful stories in the science world. Are older people as good at judging music as the young? Can A.I. beat the poker pros? How much pee is in our swimming pools? and How the Wooly Mammoth became extinct . @GCWeirdScience #GeekChicWeirdScience

Duration: 00:37:30


Episode 67: Bees playing football, can Facebook save your life? and is NASA a step closing to finding life on other planets

3/6/2017
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this week the team look at Bees playing football, the question of whether Facebook save your life? and is NASA a step closing to finding life on other planets. @GCWeirdScience #GeekChicWeirdScience

Duration: 00:28:36


Episode 66: Curing cancer with Salmonella, Whooping Bees and the return of the wooly mammoth

2/25/2017
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This week the team look at Curing cancer with Salmonella, Whooping Bees and the return of the wooly mammoth @GCWeirdScience #GeekChicWeirdScience

Duration: 00:23:01


Episode 65: Do kids prefer pets to their siblings?, Why do we sleep?, How to turn Hydrogen into metal and can Porn Sites teach sex ed?

2/10/2017
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This Week - Do kids prefer pets to their siblings?, Why do we sleep?, How to turn Hydrogen into metal and can Porn Sites teach sex ed? @GCWeirdScience #GeekChicWeirdScience

Duration: 00:29:57


Episode 64: Teenage worms, killer mice, no more fillings and does Nutella really cause cancer

1/16/2017
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Happy 2017! Geek Chic returns with Teenage worms, killer mice, no more fillings and the question - does Nutella really cause cancer. @GCWeirdScience #GeekChicWeirdScience

Duration: 00:31:43


Episode 63: 2016 a year in review

12/30/2016
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Seasons Greetings The team take a look back at some of the best stories of 2016 Have a wonderful 2017 from all of the team at Geek Chic Weird Science.

Duration: 00:36:15


Episode 62: A tribute to John Glenn, Preserved Dino-Tail, Pubic Hair grooming and STD's and finally Magic Mushrooms helping Anxiety

12/14/2016
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This week the team pay a tribute to John Glenn, and look into the weeks stories in the world of weird science including Preserved Dino-Tail, Pubic Hair grooming and STD's and finally Magic Mushrooms helping Anxiety @GCWeirdScience #GeekChicWeirdScience

Duration: 00:25:46


Episode 61: The Supermoon Special

11/14/2016
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This week the team tackle, the Supermoon, Ticklish Rats and Does friendship help chips destress? With Special Guest - The Moon Himself (From The Mighty Boosh) @GCWeirdScience #GeekChicWeirdScience

Duration: 00:36:33

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