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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.




16 August, 2017 – Episode 632 – This Week in Science Podcast (TWIS)

How We Started, Fish Jaws, Dino-stein Tree, Sulfur Breath, Jellied Teamwork, Eclipse Gone Wild, Immune Switch, Making Magic Mushrooms, E-Cig Quitters, Middle Sweet, Spider hunger, Spider Kevlar!, And Much More...

Duration: 01:52:05

09 August, 2017 – Episode 631 – This Week in Science Podcast (TWIS)

Interview & Stories with Tom Merritt, Bees Know Zero, Gardening Cockroaches, Neutrino Bumpin', Dark Matter Clumpin', Tiny Ear Bones, Learn In Your Sleep, Diet For Learning, Pay-ola-opioid-pah-demic, And Much More...

Duration: 02:07:10

02 August, 2017 – Episode 630 – This Week in Science Podcast (TWIS)

Interview w/ Jaya Iyer, Embryonic Editing, Hypnosis In The Brain, Echo Chambers Online, Ocean Body Snatchers, Itsy Bitsy Personality, Cheater Cleaners, Neuron Cooperation, And Much More...

Duration: 01:57:21

26 July, 2017 – Episode 629 – This Week in Science Podcast (TWIS)

Dead Football Brains, Measles Making Return?, Neanderthal Brain, Ant Life, Stop Smearing Snails, Nature's DJ, Speak Of Yourself, An Aging Target, On Geoengineering, Drinking For Memory, And Much More...

Duration: 01:48:39

19 July, 2017 – Episode 628 – This Week in Science Podcast (TWIS)

Interview w/ Jessica Hebert, Shadow Occult, Space Sounds, Movie Cells, Pushing It Back, Frak., Thin Watery Line, No Bird Crossing, Squirrels Never Forget, World Robot Domination, And Much More...

Duration: 01:58:45

12 July, 2017 – Episode 627 – This Week in Science Podcast (TWIS)

Interview w/ Dr. Jens Foell, Death On Mars, Red Spot Images, Photon To Earth, Savage Snail Shells, Spider Ant, Quarreling Scientists, Melting, Death, Fix It, And Much More...

Duration: 02:12:23

05 July, 2017 – Episode 626 – This Week in Science Podcast (TWIS)

A Case Against Placenta, Another Extinction!, Our Little Runaways, Neanderthals Get Back, Pretty Fairy Wrens, Praying Mantis Discovery, Ancient Potatoes of Utah, Copying Roman Concrete , Menstruation Brain, Killer Pregnancy, Scorpion-milking Robot, Marshmallows Redux, And Much More!!!

Duration: 01:46:44

28 June, 2017 – Episode 625 – This Week in Science Podcast (TWIS)

Planet 10?, Planet 9?, Warmer Oceans, Rising More Rapidly, Archaea On You!, Bird Beats, Hot Hungry Rats, Neander-dentistry, Chimp Strength, Sleepers For The Sleeping, Cancelling Chronic Pain, Family Beds, SpaceX Double Hitter, Butts For Birds, And Much More!!!

Duration: 01:49:15

21 June, 2017 – Episode 624 – This Week in Science Podcast (TWIS)

Games For Farmers, Ancient Prosthetics, Bad Medicine, Hot In Here, Monkey Wisdom, Old Learned Lady, Fishy Fossil, Carnivore People Problems, Eating Biofuel, Probiotics For Bees, And Much More...

Duration: 01:25:44

14 June, 2017 – Episode 623 – This Week in Science Podcast (TWIS)

Multi-Dimensional Brains, Solar Twins, Jupiter Is Old, Iced Out, Promiscuous Salamanders, Meerkat Paste, Human Transition, Wireless Energy, Deep Brain Stimulation, Two-Headed Space Worms, No-Spray Tan, Fungal Creeps, And Much More...

Duration: 01:57:46

07 June, 2017 – Episode 622 – This Week in Science Podcast (TWIS)

Interview w/ Adrienne Godschalx re: Plant Defenses, Confirming Einstein, Void Life, We're All Moroccan?, Old Rock... Paintings, CAR-T Therapy Win, Monkey Cat!!!, Climate's All Connected, Magic Of Mucus, And Much More...

Duration: 01:45:46

31 May, 2017 – Episode 621 – This Week in Science Podcast (TWIS)

Interview w/ Bill Schutt on Cannibals, Juno Science?, Off Kilter Enceladus, Groundwater On Mars, Massive Fail, Ancient Mummy DNA, Seed Spitting Goats, Pizza Fish, Kissing Macaques, The Methylome, Waste Not Water, Tasting Water, And Much More...

Duration: 02:12:13

24 May, 2017 – Episode 620 – This Week in Science Podcast (TWIS)

Interview w/ Richard Prum, Synestia Is Biconcave!, Sperm In Space!!!, Huaca Prieta Find, Cockatools, Happy Friendly Snakes, Flamingo Legs, Whale Of A Tale, Fake Inch Worms, Volkswagen Code, Scary Viruses, And Much More...

Duration: 02:01:09

17 May, 2017 – Episode 619 – This Week in Science (TWIS) Podcast

Our Earth Bubble, Historical Nuke News, Zeno's Quantum Phone, Genetic Origins, All The Dad Feels, Crazy Lady Flies, Be Random!, Microbial Regulation, Trees On The Move, Common Ideas, Big Old Bite, Salty Plastics, Stress Animals, Bees Love Detroit, And Much More...

Duration: 01:53:56

10 May, 2017 – Episode 618 – This Week in Science Podcast (TWIS)

Fewer Insect Bodies, Size Matters, Weed For Aging?, New Naledi Find, "I'd rather die", Cuttlefish Love, Dirty Kitchens, Flies, Flies, Flies, Beavers And Oysters, World Robot Domination, Ghostbusters Dino, And Much, Much More...

Duration: 01:48:48

03 May, 2017 – Episode 617 – This Week in Science Podcast (TWIS)

Science Budget, Cooperative Antibiotic, Cassini Dives, DNA From Dirt, Everybody Poops, Symbiotic Species, New Dino Discovery, Brain Communication, Wine Protection, Two Language Time, And Much More...

Duration: 01:35:53

26 April, 2017 – Episode 616 – This Week in Science Podcast (TWIS)

Science March Recap, Lamb Bags, Super Supernova Discovery!, Hobbit Origins, Hungry Hungry Caterpillars, Drunk Invertebrates, Buggy Bidding, No Air No Problem, Feet Hitting Pavement, Nutritional Issues, Phages Vs. Bacteria, Whispering Whales, And Much More…

Duration: 01:49:52

19 April, 2017 – Episode 615 – This Week in Science Podcast (TWIS)

Marching For Science, Dark Matter Filaments, Hydrogen Around Us, Snow Pack Predictions, Vanishing Rivers, Battery Bottles, Pigeon Society, Pigeon Sex Differences, Bacterial Cancer Diagnosis, Blood For Brains, Rub Weed On It, Frogs For Noses, Blind Cave Evolution, And Much More...

Duration: 01:57:25

12 April, 2017 – Episode 614 – This Week in Science Podcast (TWIS)

More Melting, Whence Came The Virus?, Early Dino Discovery, Elephant Smarts, Bee-ing Smart, Bacterial Protection?, Sperm Vs. Cancer!, Electromagnetic Shock, Young Poo For Old Fish, Editable Octopus, And Much More!!!

Duration: 01:54:55

05 April, 2017 – Episode 613 – This Week in Science Podcast (TWIS)

Real Replication Trouble, CRISPR Reveal, CRISPR Surprise, Scientific Strawberries, Fang Blennie Bennies, Fish Need Friends, Chemical Eye Regeneration, Microbial Harpoons!, 10,000 Years Native, Mouse Brains And Babies, Plastic Trash, Cow Burying Badgers, And Much More...

Duration: 01:31:24

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