In The Name Of Science

Join us for some current news in the world of biological science and our weird banter.

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http://nameofscience.org/category/podcast/
Description
We go down scientific rabbit holes so you don't have to.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-02-23 17:48
last episode published
2017-11-03 14:22
publication frequency
14.93 days
Contributors
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Number of Episodes
20
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Science & Medicine Natural Sciences

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Episodes

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3.11.2017

Episode 20: Not All Who Wander Are Lost… - In The Name Of Science

Episode 20, bitches! It turns out that eggs (bird eggs) are pretty cool and tiny baby birds speak in Morse Code. Also, tiny robots can cure mice of stomach ulcers. This is likely the laziest...
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15.10.2017

Episode 19: Lesser of Two Evils - In The Name Of Science

We’re starting the plant genome project and making mice immortal this week by reversing the aging process (we’ll, we’re not, we’re just getting sauced and talking about people greater than ourselves). We’re also really TO-ed...
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1.10.2017

Episode 18: Reminds me of myself - In The Name Of Science

Don’t mistake the featured image of this podcast with Chris! This is actually Neil Harbisson, the first person to be recognized as a cyborg by a government. Join us this week to hear Nicole rant...
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25.08.2017

Episode 17: Jaw Flappin' - In The Name Of Science

… in which Nicole berates Chris for not picking up on segues, our hosts discuss the ins and outs of what makes science, and they both learn a lesson about maintenance of very old DNA....
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15.08.2017

Episode 16: Valiant - In The Name Of Science

This week we make fun of pharma bro, Marty Shkreli, discuss advances made towards preventing congenital diseases with DNA editing technology, and revisit mice in outer space… because we just can’t stop talking about that....
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3.08.2017

She Brought Me Beer - In The Name Of Science

Let’s all learn to co-exist with our symbiotic bacterial overlords that we’ve had since way back when mankind was born in Bulgaria (not Africa). We’ve come a long way as a species; we’ve covered the...
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15.06.2017

Episode 14: The World’s Foremost Neckbeard - In The Name Of Science

Chris speaks of old men looking for planets that don’t exist (like the planet, Vulcan). Then, we talk about neurodiversity potentially having an unexpected genetic basis. Maybe your neuronal mutations will decide for you that...
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7.06.2017

Episode 13: Probably Goin' Squatchin' - In The Name Of Science

Materials science, genetic testing, and mysterious humanoids… all in a day’s work here at the offices of In the Name of Science. We find the coolest science and never shy away from the hard questions,...
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31.05.2017

Episode 12: Not a Chupacabra - In The Name Of Science

Editing this episode was easy since it flows nicely. Which is great, since my dog kept asking for (and receiving) belly rubs during editing. It’s all part of the process. We’re talking about big viruses...
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25.05.2017

Episode 11: Very Professional - In The Name Of Science

This week, we explore the middle reaches of our solar system with the Cassini space probe, and the possibility that our hearts might serve as power plants for pacemakers (and the robot apocalypse). Stick around,...
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18.05.2017

Episode 10: Benevolent Overlord - In The Name Of Science

This week, we’re talking about soft robots and bee communication… along with Octomom and some German vocabulary. It almost goes off the rails but is saved by the watchful gaze of our benevolent overlord, Nicole....
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9.05.2017

Eipsode 9: Feeling Her Oats - In The Name Of Science

This week, we have all sorts of new methods for you. You can tell plants which way is up, you can cure your fears without being scared, and you can get rid of that pesky...
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3.05.2017

Episode 8: Prophetic - In The Name Of Science

This week, we discuss lots of old things: soft tissue preserved for millions of years in dinosaur fossils, and the before and after picture of bacterial evolution. More information about Mary Schweitzer and her research...
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26.04.2017

Episode 7: Recently Doctored - In The Name Of Science

The Ig Nobel Prizes are an opportunity to reward eccentric and arguably pointless feats of science performed for no immediately apparent reason. It’s all ridiculous in a really, really delicious way. This week we judge some winners from...
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18.04.2017

Episode 6: Rock‘n’ Roll - In The Name Of Science

Join us this week while we decriminalize (slightly) a peptide potentially involved in causing Alzheimer’s disease, squirt sea anemones in our ears to reverse hearing loss, and extol the virtues of Biblical randomized clinical trials....
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10.04.2017

Episode 5: The Godfather - In The Name Of Science

Join us this week for a more serious discussion that we recorded back in December 2016 regarding The Cancer Moonshot program that was initiated by former Vice President Joe Biden to find cures for cancer. (Nicole...
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20.03.2017

Episode 4: Intrepid - In The Name Of Science

Today we’re genetically manipulating organisms to do our bidding and squishing stuff really hard. Preventing manbearpig. Salmonella murdering cancer instead of your colon. Diamond anvils. Featured image from Jnzl’s Flickr Page. Used under the Creative....
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20.03.2017

Episode 3: The Password is“biochem” - In The Name Of Science

No one should be judged for suffering from depression. Later, Judgement Day is here for jellyfish. An effort towards finding a genetic basis for depression. Visit 23andMe for more information on genetic testing! Skynet woke up… for...
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19.02.2017

Always fresh, never frozen - In The Name Of Science

We’re talking about two different articles and have no idea… Stick with us while we have engaging discussions about: Your (primordial) mom. We’re all just biological machines, right Chris? Snotty antibiotics.
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24.01.2017

Effervescent - In The Name Of Science

Please don’t hurt us. It’s our first time. Stick by our sides in our first podcast as we ramble on about: Plants deciding what they want to eat. Hollow-head man. Polyp heavy petting. Featured image...
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