Geek Chic's Weird Science

Categories

general

Archives

2017
May
April
March
February
January

2016
December
November
October
September
August
July
March
February
January

2015
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January

2014
December
November
October
September

May 2015
S M T W T F S
     
          1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31

Syndication

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