Geek Chic's Weird Science (general)

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.

 

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

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.

 

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

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!

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

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.

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

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

 

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

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.

 

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

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.

 

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

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

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

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!

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

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.

 

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