Geek Chic's Weird Science

This week the team look at The truth about mobile phones and cancer, the purpose of dreams and whether right or left wingers are more likely to cheat 

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: gc_94.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:02am EDT

Another edition of the podcast that looks at the weird and wonderful stories in the world of science 

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: 93.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:16am EDT

We're back!

 

after some time away on Maternity Leave, the team reunite to have a look at some of their favourite stories of the last few months while being away from the podcast!

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: GC_ep_92.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:12am EDT

Geek Chic’s last episode before going on maternity leave explores the powers of platypus milk, discusses whether Titans crystal could spell alien life, reveals how to relive your dreams whilst awake and bids farewell to the legendary Professor Stephen Hawking. We’ll be back in around 6 weeks, in the meantime please do enjoy our archive of past episodes.

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: 91.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:16am EDT

Episode 90 - A special announcement from the team plus - Booze Or Weed? which is worse for the brain? Black Mirror, We're the Monkees

 

@GCWeirdScience 

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: ep_90.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:17am EDT

This week the team look at Cheddar Man, Transgender Breastfeed And Ants tending to the wounded.

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: ep_89.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:16pm EDT

Happy belated new year!!!

 

the first episode of 2018 looks at Talking killer whales, reef disease, monkey clone and are friends on the same wave length?

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: ep_88.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:42am EDT

The Geek Chic team take a look back at some of their favourite stories of 2017! 

 

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all the Geek Chic team!

Thank you for all your support.

See You In 2018!

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

 

 

Direct download: gc_2017_end_of_year.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:49pm EDT

This week the team look at Pepsi Lobsters, Bonafide Man-Flu and Injecting Instructions into brains

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: 86.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:25am EDT

The team look at the weird and wonderful news from the world of science.

This week looks at Costa Rica's renewable energy, can virtual reality help schizophrenia?, how different booze affect our emotions and the joys of coffee!

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience 

Direct download: ep_85.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:06am EDT

This week the team look at The brand new orangutan, asteroids curing cancer and how your brain changes in space 

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: ep_84.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:49pm EDT

Noel Fielding, Carla Valentine & Prof Of Goth join us for a live Halloween Special: The Science Of Vampires

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: halloween.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:42pm EDT

this week the team discuss

 

Growing drugs in chicken eggs, policing pollution from the skies, and why you're less likely to die if your surgeon is female.

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: ep_82.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:13pm EDT

This week the team look at Music for psychopaths, Moon living, two-faced cats and continents under the sea.

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: 82.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:55am EDT

The concluding part of how social media might be changing our brains featuring Special Guest Ellen Helsper.

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: 80.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:06am EDT

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

 

 

Direct download: 79.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:39am EDT

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

 

 

Direct download: gc_got.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:45am EDT

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 

Direct download: ep_77.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am EDT

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

Direct download: 76.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am EDT

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

 

 

Direct download: Record_04.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:56am EDT

This week the team are back to look at Reverse Zombies, Birds Waging Chemical Warfare On Insects & The Return Of Boaty McBoatface

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

 

 

Direct download: 74.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:57am EDT

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

Direct download: gc_73_live_birdy_edits_.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:00am EDT

This week the team look at Voles in love, brains eating themselves and gay vultures

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: ep_72.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:46am EDT

In a jam packed episode the team look at Plastic Munching Caterpillars, Ancient Comets, Saturn's Moon and Were Hobbits Real? 

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: ep_71.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:44pm EDT

This week the team look at Flying Cars, Drunken Crayfish, Diet Coke and are Vampires right about blood?

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

 

 

Direct download: 70.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:53am EDT

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

Direct download: GC_69.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:35pm EDT

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

Direct download: 68.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:53pm EDT

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

Direct download: 67.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:47am EDT

This week the team look at Curing cancer with Salmonella, Whooping Bees and the return of the wooly mammoth 

 

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

 

 

 


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

Direct download: EP_65.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:18am EDT

Happy 2017! 

 

Geek Chic returns with Teenage worms, killer mice, no more fillings and the question - does Nutella really cause cancer.

 

@GCWeirdScience

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: gc_2017.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:01pm EDT

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.

Direct download: GC_63.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:07pm EDT

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 

Direct download: GC_62.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:53pm EDT

This week the team tackle, the Supermoon, Ticklish Rats and Does friendship help chimps destress?

 

With Special Guest - The Moon Himself (From The Mighty Boosh)

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

 

Direct download: ep_61.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:05pm EDT

This week the team looks at Carbon Dioxide being turned into Alcohol, Worm Meat replacing beef and Monkey's making tools that our ancestors made......

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: gc_60.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:56pm EDT

This week the team look at Cod Accents, The Mars Race, Ape's Understanding that somethings are all in your head and the possible Debunked no sex before football theory?

 

 

@GCWeirdScience 

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: GC_episode_59.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:03pm EDT

This week the team look at Horses Communicating with humans, Fish singing in chorus and A.I. Pop Songs 

 

PLUS

 

we say a fond farewell to our old friend, Rosetta

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

 

 

Direct download: GC_ep_58.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:45am EDT

This week the team look at counting cuttlefish, talking dolphins, cancer curing nano fish and how to grow you own sperm!

 

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: GC_57.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:30am EDT

The Geek Chic team return after the summer break with a brand new episode looking at the weird and wonderful stories in the world of science

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: geek_chic_56.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:56am EDT

WE'RE BACK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

After a rather long break, we return with a whole bunch of podcasts for you! 

And we return with the subject of......

Goats being man's best friend?

Crops on Mars

and finally Sea Otters saving the world 

 

 

On behalf of all the Geek Chic team, we thank you so much for all your continued support.

 

@GCWeirdScence 

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: gc_new.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:46pm EDT

In this weeks episode the team look at Singing Gorillas, Maths Spy and The Pill For The Male

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

 

 

 

Direct download: gc_ep_54.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:42am EDT

This week the team look at Lack Of Sleep Munchies, Solar Power Clothes and Flying planes without training.

 

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: GC_ep_53.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:49am EDT

Miraculous cure for blood cancer, horses can read your facial expressions and gravity waves finally discovered 100 years after Einstein predicted them.

 

@GCWeirdScience 

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: gc_ep_52.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:35pm EDT

Greetings! 

 

In this edition of Geek Chic Weird Science the team look at The power of bee sperm, Pluto's planetary replacement and Macabre Head-Transplants.

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: gc_ep_51_finish.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:51am EDT

In the first episode of 2016, the team will be talking about Musical Marmosets, Talking Yoga Pants, Self-Watering Plant Pots and Steven Pinker’s illuminating response to the 2016 Edge question.

 

Happy 2016 to all our listeners 

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: gc_ep_50.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:09am EDT

Birdy and Dr Jack take a look back at their favourite stories in the weird and wonderful world of science in 2015.

 

 

The whole Geek Chic team wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a happy new year.  Thank you for all your support and we'll see you in 2016 xxx

 

 

 

Direct download: GC_ep_49.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:51am EDT

This week the Geek Chic team look at Growing your own Vocal Chords, The Perfect formula for the perfect Diet and are Pigeons the new pathologists.

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

 

 

Direct download: GC_EP_48.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:08pm EDT

On this weeks Geek Chic the team look at Moon stretch marks, Another Universe? and Miracle Eye Drops.

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

 

 

Direct download: GC_ep_47.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:36pm EDT

In this Geek Chic Special the team discuss the Apocalypse with special guest Lewis Dartnell Author of the Knowledge.

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: GC_apoc.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:55am EDT

This week the geek chic team look at Swimsuits That Clean The Sea, Travelling and A New Mass Extinction 

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: GC_ep_45.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:12am EDT

Does loving coffee & beer mean you're a psychopath?

 

are cats messing with our minds?! and why are some people more likely to hallucinate?!

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: GC_psychos_and_kittens.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:01pm EDT

This week Birdy and Dr Jack are joined by YouTube Science Sensation Dianna Cowern AKA The Physics Girl.

 

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

 

 

 

Direct download: GC_PG.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:18am EDT

Summer is Over and WE ARE BACK!

 

In a new season of Geek Chic Weird Science the team return to discuss Johnny Mnemonic Brain Chips, Batband Headphones and Warbling Mice.

 

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: GC_ep_41.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:38pm EDT

A summer special of Geek Chic sees Birdy and Dr Jack joined by the enigma known as the blowfish looking at The Jellyfish Apocalypse and other weird tales from the sea.

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: GC_Marina_Special_Finished.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:52pm EDT

In this killer robot-dodging installment of Geek Chic's Weird Science the team investigate magic medical mirrors, building roads with lego-like recycled plastic bricks and the latest discoveries from the New Horizon Probe's Plutonic flyby

@GCweirdscience

@LlianaBird

@drjacklewis

Direct download: GC_ep_40.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00pm EDT

This week the Geek Chic team look at the weird and wonderful stories of the week which include The Hunt For E.T., Happy Moon-iversary, Pimping rhino's Horns and the Oldest Sperm In The World

 

Featuring Special Guest Noel Fielding as 'The Moon'

 

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: GC_ep_39.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:33pm EDT

Salutations,

 

this week the team look at the pluto flyby, the possibilities of an impendng ice age, why cocaine may have more effect on a woman's brain instead of a man's and the process of growing mini hearts.

 

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

 

 

 

 

 

Direct download: GC_EP_38.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:56am EDT

This week the Geek Chic team look at the possibility of Heavy metal making you happy, reversing memory loss, underwater strawberry farming and Pluto up close and personal revealed

 

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience 

 

 

Direct download: GC_Ep_37.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:46pm EDT

Geek Chic returns, as the team look at the weird and wonderful news stories of the week.

 

this week includes, Seeing in tongues, vitamin acne bombs & the ever-present threat posed by skinny jeans

 

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: GC_ep_36.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:10pm EDT

On this weeks episode the team looks at dogs holding grudges, Wild chimps brewing wine, kittens making us happy, the horror of internet rationing and...the return of Philae! 

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: GC_EP_35_fin.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:58pm EDT

This week the Geek Chic team look at Chimp chefs, starlight-propelled spacecraft and growing-your-own drugs (using bioengineered yeast)

 

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: GC_EP_34.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:20am EDT

Babies on acid?! - In the final part of our science of hedonism triology, the science of rock and roll asks...How do we hear music? Why does it affect us? Can we hear colours? and why exactly are babies on acid?!!!

 

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

 

 

THIS EPISODE IS DEDICATED TO THE WONDERFUL EZRA LEVIN, 1910 - 2015

Direct download: GC_EP_33_final_to_load.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:03am EDT

WARNING: THIS PODCAST CONTAINS SUBJECTS OF AN ADULT NATURE
 
Drugs Special: in the second part of a trilogy of specials the Geek Chic Team once again interview Zoe Cormier, author of Sex, Drugs and Rock ’n’ Roll, this time on the topic of recreational Drugs.
 
NB Geek Chic’s Weird Science does not condone the recreational use of banned substances
 
@GCWeirdScience
 
#GeekChicWeirdScience
 
 
Direct download: GC_EP_32_TO_LOAD.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:25pm EDT

WARNING: this podcast contains discussions of a very adult nature including sexual violence which some listeners may find upsetting.

 

In the first of a trilogy of specials, the Geek Chic team interview Zoe Cormier, author of Sex, Drugs & Rock n Roll: The Science of Hedonism and the Hedonism of Science.  

Part 1 Covers the science of sex.

 

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

 

 

Direct download: GC_EP_31_FINAL.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:50pm EDT

Why is late night snacking so tempting? How can we get rid of ear worms? And is there a new cure for insomnia?

 

And will 1 in 6 species be extinct in 85 years time?

 

The Geek Chic team tackles these questions as they mull over the latest news of scientific research!

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: GC_ep_30.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:23am EDT

New research into whales and dolphins has prompted scientists to propose new "personhood rights" for them.  Expert Laura Bridgeman tells the Geek Chic team why.

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: GC_Dolphin_Special_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:48pm EDT

This week the team look at The return of the brontosaurus, the possibilities of alien life and the extraordinary question of whether fast food is actually good for you!

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: Geek_Chic_Episode_28_Fin.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:58pm EDT

This week the team looks at why cats and classical music could be making surgery safer, how to make chocolate healthier (and yummier) and robot birds.

 

Happy Easter from The Geek Chic Team.

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: gc_ep_27_final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:53pm EDT

The team this look take a look at the weird and wonderful world of science in the news this week.

 

This week looks at Rainbow Gravity, Antibiotic Mayhem and precious metal poo panning…

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: GC_ep_26_final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:57pm EDT

This week, Birdy and Dr Jack look at the manufacture of flying cars, just in time for the year in which back to the future part II is set, The science of powdered alcohol and how scientific accidents can help the battle against cancer.

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: Geek_Chic_-_Flying_Cars.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:38am EDT

The futures bright, the futures.......wee coloured? Dr jack and Birdy explore why human urine is the latest in renewable energies, and ask how a women flew a plane with her mind, and why we're creating cyborg cockroaches.

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: Geek_Chic_-_Roaches_Episode.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:03pm EDT

The team interview Professor Miranda on how music and technology can collide with some extraordinary results - Including mood control, and a possible new way to communicate with pets.

 

@GCWeirdScience

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: Geek_Chic_Biomusic_Special.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:19pm EDT

This week the team asks whether language always look on the bright side of life, are robot carers for the elderly actually a good idea and whether are geography teachers had it all wrong and the core of the Earth isnt what it seems.

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: Geek_Chic_-_Robot_Week.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:10pm EDT

In this Valentines Day special, Dr Jack & Birdy answer questions about the science of love; what happens to us when we fall in love?  Does smell play a part in attraction?  Is monogamy against our human biology?  And is there a formula to love?

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: Geek_Chic_-_Valentines_Special.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:12am EDT

Lliana and Dr Jack discuss whether beer and red wine could actually be good for us.  Or could it possibly be just a ruse to make us feel better as Dry January comes to an end?

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: Geek_Chic_-_Beer_Special_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT

Special Guests Professor Heather Berlin and her husband rapper Baba Brinkman join Lliana Bird and Dr Jack Lewis this week to explain the science of freestyle rapping, and explore the wider ramifications for our understanding of creativity.

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: Geek_Chic_-_Rap_Special.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:17pm EDT

Geek Chic's Weird Science returns for 2015 with a Superhuman special and an exclusive interview with American neuroscientist & presenter of Discovery's 'Superhuman Showdown' Professor Heather Berlin.

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicsWeirdScience

Direct download: Geek_Chic_-_Super_Human_Special.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:07am EDT

In the final episode of 2014, Lliana Bird & Dr Jack Lewis take a look back at some of their favourite stories from the weird and wonderful world of science in 2014.

A very happy christmas and a fantastic new year to all of our amazing listeners,  Love from the Geek Chic team.

Geek Chic's Weird Science will return in 2015.  We'll see you next year!

 

@GCWeirdScience

#GeekChicWeirdScience

 

 

 

 

Direct download: Geek_Chic_ep_17_year_in_review.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:15pm EDT

A paranormal special with an exclusive interview with acclaimed parapsychologist and author Serena Roney-Dougal, as the Geek Chic team try to uncover whether science can ever back up claims of magic. Warning: Subliminal messages may be included.

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

 

 

Direct download: Geek_Chic_Episode_16.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:06pm EDT

Do we dream in slow motion? Is the worlds first digital animal really alive? And is our future in an Atlantis style underwater city? Dr Jack & Birdy contemplate these latest developments from the world of science.

 

@GCWeirdScience

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: Geek_Chic_Episode_15.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:35pm EDT

Woolly Mammoths, Smoking solution, water from thin air and electrocution as the new coffee?  Birdy and Dr Jack mull over this week's most intriguing science news.

 

@GCWeirdScience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: Geek_Chic_-_Episode_14_FIX.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:54am EDT

This week Lliana Bird and Dr Jack Lewis look at how peanut butter can be made into diamonds, how bats are screwing each other over, how action video games may actually make you smarter, and the story and problems of a real life cyborg!

(News Clips From Sky News)

 

@GCweirdscience

 

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: Geek_Chic_-_Episode_13.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:14pm EDT

Lliana Bird and Dr Jack Lewis look at how crystals could hold the key to underwater breathing, magic mushrooms and how to foil the perfect murder.

@GCweirdscience

#GeekChicWeirdScience

 

Direct download: Geek_Chic_-_Episode_12.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:38am EDT

Trick? Or Treat?

 

It's that time of year again, and it is definately a real treat in store this week in this very special feature length episode of geek chic's weird science in honour of all hallows eve.  

 

Join Lliana Bird and Dr Jack Lewis as they go into darkness and look into the science of fear and whether or not it is possible to die of fright.  They chat to a zombie expert and have some halloween fun with a real life witch, and finally look into ways that we can use our leftover pumpkins.

 

Happy Halloween from the Geek Chic team! x

 

@GCweirdscience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: Geek_Chic_Halloween_Special.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:18am EDT

Miracles, birds on Prozac, skinny pasta & Great Scott! A hoverboard! The geek chic team get to the root of the weeks most exciting scientific news.

 

@gcweirdscience

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: Geek_Chic_Episode_10.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:44am EDT

In what is a very special Geek Chic, Birdie and Dr Jack find out what's new in the world of Brain GPS since it was discovered by UCL's Nobel Prize winning Prof John O'Keefe in 1971.

 

@GCWeirdScience

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: GEEK_CHIC_EPISODE_9.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:20pm EDT

This week Birdy and Dr Jack talk lab grown penises, life after death and killer whales who 'speak' to dolphins...

Twitter: @GCweirdscience

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: Geek_Chic_Episode_8.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:53pm EDT

The Geek Chic team get to the root of the latest teleportation developments hitting the headlines with an exclusive interview with the leading expert Professor Nicholas Gisin from the University of Geneva, who has been studying quantum teleportation for over 40 years. Beam me up Scotty!

@GCweirdscience

 

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: Geek_Chic_Episode_7_FINAL.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:57am EDT

Should coffee drinkers be freaking out about an impending coffee crisis? Have chimps gone cultural? And why is a robot being dropped onto a comet? Dr Jack & Birdy dissect the week's most interesting science news.

 

Twitter: @GCweirdscience

#GeekChicWeirdScience

Direct download: Geek_Chic_Episode_6_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:55am EDT

Are we one step closer to teleportation?  Are invisibility cloaks possible?  Does staying up later mean you're a psychopath?  Are comedy banana peel slip ups based on genuine science?  Dr Jack & Birdy mull over this weeks news from the world of science...

 

Got a question? hit us up at llianabird@gmail.com

 

Enjoy x

Direct download: Geek_Chic_-_Episode_5_-_September_2014.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:17pm EDT

Episode 4 of Geek Chic sees Dr Jack & Birdy dissect the quirkiest science news: why crisp packets can save lives, how social media is reshaping our brains & why Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind style memory wiping IS a possibilty

Got a question? Submit to llianabird@gmail.com

Presented by: Lliana Bird & Dr Jack Lewis
Produced by: Richard Boffin

Direct download: Geek_Chic_-_Episode_4_-_September_2014.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:40pm EDT

A Geek Chic 20 minute special exploring this week's big news that Jack The Ripper has finally been identified....or has he? Lliana Bird and Dr Jack Lewis exclusively interview the man who made the discovery, scientist Dr Jari Louhelainen, and find out whether this 120 year old mystery has really been solved once and for all.

 

Got a question you're dying to know the answer to?  Submit it to Llianabird@gmail.com

Direct download: Geek_Chic_-_Episode_3_-_Podcast_Edit.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:37pm EDT

Episode 2 of Geek Chic and once again Lliana and Dr Jack dig into the best stories from the weird and wonderful world of science.

This week they discuss: can you retrain your brain to be addicted to healthy food? Is Vulcan style telepathy a real possibility? And has T-Rex been gazzumped as king of the dinosaurs?

Presented by: Lliana Bird & Dr Jack Lewis 
Produced by: Richard Boffin

Got a question? Submit to Llianabird@gmail.com

Direct download: Geek_Chic_-_Episode_2_-_August_2014_-_FINAL.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:15pm EDT

Geek Chic has arrived!
 
This is your brand new weekly dose of weird science.
 
Join neuroscientist Dr Jack Lewis and science enthusiast Lliana Bird as they take an irreverent look at the latest news from the weird and wonderful world of science. Science never sounded so good!
 
Our very first episode covers pandas faking pregnancies, lesbian orgasms, and dolphins who squeal.
 
Got a question you want the answer to?  Submit it to llianabird@gmail.com
 
We invite you to join us...
 
 
Direct download: Geek_Chic_-_Episode_1_-_August_2014.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:47pm EDT

1