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Podcast Profile: This Week in Science – The Kickass Science Podcast

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Site: www.twis.org
50 episodes
2023 to present
Average episode: 104 minutes
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Categories: News-Style • Three+ Hosts

Podcaster's summary: The kickass weekly science and technology radio show presenting a humorous and irreverent look at the week in science and tech. Each show TWIS discusses the latest in cutting edge science news on topics such as genetic engineering, cybernetics, space exploration, neuro science, and a show favorite Countdown to World Robot Domination. The show is hosted by Dr. Kirsten Sanford, a PhD in neuroscience, Justin Jackson, a wisecracking professional car salesman and armchair physicist, and Blair Bazdarich, a zoologist. Consistently voted one of the top science radio shows on the web - check it out and hear a science news program like no other.

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List Updated: 2024-Apr-20 06:41 UTC. Episodes: 50. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

Episodes
2024-Apr-19 • 107 minutes
Put More Science In Video Games
What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: Bright Burst, Blackholes, Genetic Material, Neanderthal Woodshop, Gamer Games, Asteroid Games, Human Evolution, Going Ape, Bacterial Vampires, And Much More Science! Become a Patron!
2024-Apr-05 • 93 minutes
Want to Hear About Science Junk?
What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: Guest Host Dr. Jessica Hebert, Barcode Birds, Molecular Transistors, Legs Or Junk, Speed of Vision, Naked Hearts, Don’t Vent, Bacteri-leather, Robo-Mirror, And Much More Science! Become a Patron!
2024-Mar-29 • 134 minutes
Science for our Future Fossils
What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: Interview W/Michael Garfield, Broken Memories, Bigger Brains, Machine Learns Beer, Teens are the Goat, Tardii-people?, And Much More Science! Become a Patron!
2024-Mar-22 • 84 minutes
Is Earth the Plastic Placenta Planet?
What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: Interview W/Dr. Jessica Hebert, Earthly Solutions, A Plastic Problem, Making Babies, Hair From Where?, Blood In Space, And Much More Science! Become a Patron!
2024-Mar-07 • 93 minutes
Mr. Watson, Come Here! It's Science!
What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: RNA, Hydrogen energy, Mammoths, Forever Chemicals, Light Chemistry, Old Humans of Ukraine, Origins of India, Chilling Science, Star Influence, Bee Friends, And Much More Science! Become a Patron!
2024-Feb-29 • 74 minutes
Leaping Into Science Leaves a Mark!
What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: JWST, Life on the Moon?, Human Tales, Ancient Meat Substitute, Fluorescent Fingerprints, Brain Circuitry, Seeding the Stratosphere, Chemical Behavior, No Longer Vestigial?, And Much More Science!
2024-Feb-23 • 90 minutes
This Is Possible Thanks To A Virus
What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: Life & SATURN, Dainish Bog Body, Bulls & Balls, ADHD, Propagandist AI, Authoritarian Science, Gazeboed, Viral Brains, Meaning & Melody, And Much More! Become a Patron!
2024-Feb-16 • 82 minutes
What's Love Got to do with Science?
What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: Interview W/Dr. Allison Coffin, Be Irresistible, Unexpected Love Songs, Female Freedom, Erecting Erections, And Much More Science! Become a Patron! Check out the full unedited episode of our scien...
2024-Feb-09 • 100 minutes
Why Are Blueberries Blue?
What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: Rewriting Astronomy, Curing Cancer, Building Highways, Concussion Protein Protocol, Blue Berries?, Ancient Swedish mystery grave, Sexy Psychedelics, Childlike Learning, Night Walkers,
2024-Feb-02 • 79 minutes
Why is The Ocean Venting?
What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: Interview W/Sarah Treadwell, Genome Maps, Muscle Bots, Against The Light, Squeaky Mice, Laundry Recycling?, The Planetarium Show, Joides Resolution Ship, Ocean Vents, Scuba Diving, Mount Everest,
2024-Jan-26 • 138 minutes
Filling in the Gaps with Science
What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: RNA Outside, Mammoth Travels, HIV Entry, Early Hunters Gathering, Bone Switch, White Rhinos, Justin Rants, Kiki Hopes, Penguin Poop, Old Fossils, And Much More! Become a Patron!
2024-Jan-13 • 93 minutes
2024 TWIS Science Predictions!
What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: Predictions from 2023, Predictions for 2024, Supernovae, Ancient Archery, Grizzlies, Wing Source?, Giants of Southern China, Bats could cure diabetes, And Much More Science! Become a Patron!
2024-Jan-12 • 123 minutes
TWIS Top 11 Science News of 2023
What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: What does This Week in Science think were the year’s top science stories? This end-of-year episode counts down the Top 11 science news stories of 2023 and much more science! Become a Patron!
2023-Dec-15 • 115 minutes
How to Use Emojis For Science!
What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: Interview W/Trace Dominguez, Mapping Mouse Brains, Culture Coffee, Crusty Protection, What Big Eyes, Emoji Diversity, Geminids, Free Range Cats, Particle Physics, VR For Mice, Brain Computing,
2023-Dec-07 • 114 minutes
Jump on into the Science Gazpacho
What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: Interview W/Tom Merritt, Open Carbon Data, Biobots, Dolphins, Optimism, Unity, Goodbye Offices, Ketamine, Mice, Birds, Penguins, And Much More Science! Become a Patron!
2023-Nov-30 • 120 minutes
Under the Beaver Moon
What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: Climate Action, Surprising Cloacal Kiss, Cysts In The Snow, Angry Lady Flies, Aging Lady Chimps, Panama Protests, WHOA-Man, Bonobos, Neuronal WiFi, Bacterial Overlords,
2023-Nov-17 • 119 minutes
Should Science Monkey Around?
What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: Interview W/Natalia Reagan, Glowing Monkeys, Editing Cholesterol, Seawater Soup, Sperm Sorrow, Ovarian Teeth, Social Sickness, Sober Thoughts, Science Questions, And Much More! Become a Patron!
2023-Nov-10 • 77 minutes
What's the Cosmic Log on Science?
What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: Engineered Yeast, Satellite Viruses, No Body Just Head, Rhombot, Humans vs. Robots, Cosmic Interview W/Alan Boyle, Cat Evolution, Cat Stink, Aging & Cat Poo, Science Questions, And Much More!
2023-Oct-27 • 123 minutes
Do Roosters Even Know Themselves?
What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: LIGO, Mummies, Language & AI, Policing, Pigs, Roosters, Birds Aren’t Real, Fuzzy Stems, Prehistoric Gender Roles, Zoomies, Memory Codes, And Much More! Become a Patron!
2023-Oct-19 • 114 minutes
Are Snoozers Losers?
What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: Mapping The Universe, Snoozers aren’t losers, Bacteria Plus CAR-T, French painting, Theory Of Everything, Long arm of the lawn, Antacids and dementia, Brain Cell Atlas, Healin Strokes,
2023-Oct-13 • 103 minutes
What's in Your Head, Zombie?
What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: Bennu Sample Surprise!, Cyber Hands Success, Heads Or Tails, Global Warming & Beer, Sourdough Starts, Going Off Course, Peregrine Prey Peril, Smoking, Female Frogs, Smelling Colors,
2023-Oct-06 • 129 minutes
Science Is Always Nobel
What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: Nobel Prize Time, Stonehenge!, New Organelle?, New Organelle?, Snow Flies, Purring Pads, Fluorescent Animals, Math Bedtime Stories, Murder Rate at Oxford, Mushroom Microdosing, Mistaken Memories,
2023-Sep-29 • 120 minutes
Don't Be Afraid to Ask Stupid Questions!
What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: IgNobel Prize Winners!, Scams, Fresh Water, Physical Life of Cells, Old Wooden Structures, Weed, Worm Emotions, Loss Brain, Baby Learning, And Many More Questions! Become a Patron!
2023-Sep-22 • 106 minutes
You SHOULD Be Skeptical of This Show!
What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: Justin’s audio isn’t great, Interview with Brian Dunning, UFOs, Biosignatures, UAP, NASA, Hominins, Research Behavior, Crash Propensity, Time Travel, End of the World Cult, Ancient Aliens,
2023-Sep-15 • 102 minutes
TWIS with a TWIST
What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: Interview with Dr. Carin Bondar, Atmospheric Discovery, Ultrasound Impacts, Cancer Recurrence, Sterile Gloves, Poor Robots, Moral Brains, Deadly Geometry, Pollinator Struggles, AI For Ecology?, Dirty Talk, And Much More TWIS with a Twist! Become a Patron! Check out the full unedited episode of our […] | The post 13 September 2023 – Episode 943 – TWIS with a TWIST appeared first on This Week in Science - The Kickass Science Podcast.
2023-Sep-08 • 105 minutes
How Much Science Did You Inhale?
What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: Inhale Science, Embryo Stems, Magic Mushrooms, Genetic Protection, Chronic Fatigue, Less Pollution, Batty Boxes, Homo Erectu balls, Dish Brain Advances, Baby Smarts, Go To Sleep,
2023-Sep-01 • 117 minutes
Why Are German Boars So Hot?
What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: Free From Dialysis?, Ancient Apes of Turkey, Hot German Boars, Migratory Birds, AI Wins Again?, Can AI talk to animals?, Why Cats Like Tuna, Bees & Neanderthals, Bat Brains, Plastic Brains,
2023-Aug-25 • 91 minutes
When Will Science Solve Aging?
What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: Moon Landing!, Lighter Magnets?, Consciousness of AI, Fly Medicine, Music For Cells, Martian Colonists, Sneaky Hummers, Population Overshoot, Rural Pandemic Woes, Memory Cells, Longer-Lived Mice,
2023-Aug-18 • 78 minutes
All In All We Are All Just Bricks In The Science
What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: Demons, Songs via Brain Waves, Fly Plastic, Hidden Consciousness, Better Fake Meat, 3-D Seafood, Extinction Events, Dino Footprints, Octopus Memory, Male Mouse Sex Drive, And Much More Science!
2023-Aug-11 • 89 minutes
What's So Super About Science?
What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: The Milky Way, Denisovans, Social Distance, Super Conductor, Quantum Superchemistry, Nile Crocodiles, Atlantic Conveyer Belt, Humming Galaxy, Space Awareness, Spin Matters,
2023-Aug-04 • 136 minutes
This is the Day After. Whatchya Gonna Do Science?
This Week: Ancient Discoveries, NASA on UAPs, Tall Tall Trees, Ryugu Rocks, Scandalous Sports Supplements, Eating Plastic, Tickling Rats for Science!, Do power lines kill birds?, Mosquito-Friendly Gene Drive, Cooperation in Cancer Cells, Memory Rhythm, The Stop Spot, Robot Comedians, And Much More Science!
2023-Jul-28 • 101 minutes
Nothing Compares 2 Science
What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: Ruining AMOC, Indonesian Barrier, Restoring Fertility?, Fighting Malaria, The Loch Ness Monster, Fish, Egg Stealing Birds, Stair Trouble, Curious Vs Urgent, Robot Preacher, And Much More Science!
2023-Jul-21 • 92 minutes
Science to Sing About
What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: No Dark Matter, English Study Bias, Private Medicine, Babies Love Opera, Underwater Pollinators, No Symptoms, Bat Music, Scared Flies, Mini-Brains, Smarter Better,
2023-Jul-14 • 89 minutes
Follow the Science Threads!
What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: Martian Minerals, Bird Nests, Deformation Dangers, Megalodon Menu, Same-Sex Relationships in the Wild, Spider Mites Undressed, Snake Friends, Silent Sound, Sugar Control Sleep, Information Trade,
2023-Jul-07 • 110 minutes
Free The Science!
What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: Pulsars, Quasars, & Neutrinos, Minimal Cells, Mink Brains, Life & Death, Photosynthetic Efficiency, Bee Homes, Static Ticks, Hunters, Hepatitis C, Brain Boost, And Much More Solstice Science!
2023-Jun-30 • 84 minutes
Eat Two Pies for Science
What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: Life’s Not Begining, Hummingbirds, Morphbot, Dolphins, Electric Works, Elephant Testicles, Cannibalism?, Bunk Studies, And Much More Science! Become a Patron!
2023-Jun-23 • 103 minutes
Super Summer Solstice Science!
What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: Horse toes, Global Cooling = Global Warming, Long-Necked Dinos, Cellular Selection, Cancer Cures, Gutsy Treatment, Detail, El Ribbit, Calming Rats, Why Snakes, Pain Fingerprints,
2023-Jun-16 • 127 minutes
The Upright Science Brigade!
What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: Solar Systems, Rhino Horns, Asgardians, Australopithecus, Kangaroos, Peanuts, Turtles, Fruit Flies, Trees, Smokers, Brain Tunnels, Taurine, Modular Bots, And Much More Science! Become a Patron!
2023-Jun-08 • 127 minutes
What Will You Do... With All This Science?
What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: JWST News, Younger Dryas, Touchy Plants, Forever Chemicals, Robot Master Chef, Conservation, Assassin Bugs and Bombardier Beetles, Indigenous reforestation, Proteomics & Privacy, Psychedelics,
2023-Jun-02 • 125 minutes
You Otter be Listening to This Week in Science!
What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: Otter Day, Reversing Autism, Silent Zoo Tours, Slimy Science, Sweet Damage, Spiders, Seagulls, Neanderthals, Sex Education, Curious Kids, And Much More Science! Become a Patron!
2023-May-25 • 83 minutes
How Did We Get Here?
What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: Boosting Life, It’s thanks to the sun we’re here!, Female spiders, Saturn, Ozone, Frog Sperm, Dinosaur Perspective, Ant, Plant, or Spider?, Healing Vibrations, Electric Boost,
2023-May-19 • 110 minutes
How Can A Failure Be A Winner in Science?
This Week: Watery Comet, Failed cancer drug, Pollen heat, Defective Black Holes?, Parkinson's Disease, eDNYOU, Zebra Finches, Hammerhead sharks, Mushroom-based materials, Pandemic Brain, Magnetic Brain Direction, And Much More Science!
2023-May-12 • 118 minutes
The Science of Soap & Mosquitoes
What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: Einstein, Female Space Crews, Sperm, Diamond Funnels, Stem Cells, Pangenome, Assassin Bugs, Crabs, Doctors experimenting, Magic Mushrooms, Soap, Mosquitoes, And Much More Science!
2023-May-05 • 111 minutes
May the 4th has Quantum Microscopes!
What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: Quantum Microscopes, Textbooks in India, Photosynthesis, Aliens, Aminos, Frogs, Seals, Ice Caps, Blood Brain Barrier, Brain Reading, Anorexic Guts, UTIs, And Much More Science! Become a Patron!
2023-Apr-28 • 108 minutes
Why aren't we studying sex in space?
What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: Safety & Justice, Bears, Space Sex, Gut Differences, Poop, Asteroids, Sleeping Seals, Roadkill Lemonade, Microbial Resistance, Lost Lunar Lander, New Brain Network, Getting Nervous,
2023-Apr-20 • 83 minutes
Fossilized Science!
What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: PFAS, Electric Healing, Good Cement, Ocean Plastic, Hot Animals, Bat Bones, Parasites, Salt Substitute, 2000 yr old necropolis, And Much More (Fossilized) Science! Become a Patron!
2023-Apr-14 • 104 minutes
There's Bacteria in Your Eye
What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: Upcycling For Eyes, Bacteria, Canadian dire wolf, Mint, Monkeys, Lip Reading, Alexa, Tiger Personality, Bird water, Broccoli, Ancient Drug Use, Aging, And Much More Science! Become a Patron!
2023-Apr-06 • 54 minutes
It's the Blairs Animal Corner Spectacular!
What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: Cactus, Portable MRI, Monkey Slieght of Hand, Parakeet Vacations, Female Spiders, Dino Lips, And Much More Animal Corner! Become a Patron! Check out the full episode of our science podcast on YouT...
2023-Mar-30 • 123 minutes
How To Do The Science Dance?
, What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: Hot & Rocky, Farming Pumas, Stressed Out Lizards, Robots, Healing Cockles?, Squid Camouflage, Fishy conspiracy theories, Ancient Gneomes, Signal Strength, Possible MS Cause,
2023-Mar-24 • 114 minutes
The Science Springquinox
What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? This Week: Neutrino Detection, Baltic Blasts, Fevers, Galaxies, Forever Chemicals, Big Eyes, Animal Personalities, Pee Shyness, Depression, Otters, Mice Imaging, Language Brains, And Much More Science!