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Syndication

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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.

 

 

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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

 

 

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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

 

 

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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! 

 

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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)

 

 

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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?!!!

 

 

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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
 
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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.

 

 

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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!

 

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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.

 

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