Episodes: Masonry

076: Mariana Di Giacomo – Paleontologist

A very full episode today. We started off talking about the latest science news with items such as the possibility of a new microbiome found in artificial implants, the Trump Administration complaining about too much science in the science, and Kepler coming to the end of the road. Tom turned up the heat in the Climate Lounge today, and it was a hella-good time at the Pub Quiz, too! Our featured guest is Mariana Di Giacomo, paleontologist and fossil preserver extraordinaire! Get on board!

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075: Chris Ryu – Dorset Science & Technology Centre

On This Week’s Show Interview with Chris Ryu of the Dorset Science and Technology Centre Science News with Sophie McManus and JD Goodwin The Climate Lounge Pub Quiz Science News with Sophie McManus and JD Goodwin Crow vending machine skills ‘redefine intelligence’ Last week a new study published in Nature Scientific Reports revealed further evidence...

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074: The Life and Legacy of Koko the Gorilla

Sophie and JD discussed the recent death of Koko, the famous gorilla who learned sign language. Also in the podcast are how some parts of the world are still struggling with high rates of HIV/AIDS, and news of the recent finding of all the stuff in the universe. This week's Asshole of the Month is an ABSolute jerk.

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073: Antarctic Melt Rate Triples!

The Antarctic melt rate has tripled in recent years and is accelerating. Those here today will not suffer the worst of this. But our children, and our grandchildren beyond them will ask why we let this happen to them. This is our lasting legacy.

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072: Organic molecules on Mars, slowing hurricanes, dogs and influenza

Nevena steals Tom's thunder by covering a story about hurricanes. Tom manages to compose himself as he escorts us into the increasingly warm Climate Lounge.

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071: Pluto Has Dunes!

What? Pluto has dunes, and Chris so eloquently informs us that if we experienced the minor indiscretion of flatulence on the dwarf planet the little fart would freeze in the air and could result in a category 5 hurricane! A fart hurricane! Oh, the humanity!

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070: The Nipah Virus, Scientific Reports Retracts HPV Paper, Stolen Asteroid, and Survivor Birds!

What a great episode! JD was in rare form as he ranted…and ranted…and ranted about the A**h*le of the Month. We had dinosaurs, asteroids, mysterious viruses, and scientific self-correction. Oh, and this was also Chris' first go at the Pub Quiz!

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069: Talking LOUDLY About Sea Level Rise

With thunder rolling in the background, as if on cue, Tom Di Liberto takes us into the Climate Lounge. Amrita Sule and Sophie McManus get us up to speed on the Science News. JD emcees the boisterous bacchanalia we call the Pub Quiz.

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068: Amphibians, Solar Panels, Transitional Fossils, and Richard Feynman

It was just Chris and JD running this mighty podcast today, and don't you think they did a great job? Check it out!

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067: Volcanos, Bird Beaks, Glass Houses, and the Multiverse

Coming up on this week’s show The Climate Lounge with Tom Di Liberto, and the return of the What the Hell Was That game! Science News: Kilauea Volcano Erupts How birds got their beaks Kew Gardens Glasshouse Reopens Stephen Hawking's Final Theory About The Multiverse Science News with Sophie McManus and Nevena Hristozova Kilauea Volcano...

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066: The Heart of Mars

Coming up on this week’s show Mysterious ice holes, INSIGHT into the interior of Mars, Early Grants are the Ticket, The Climate Lounge, and This Week in Science History   Listener feedback Regarding our story last week on plastic-eating bacteria, SC on Twitter writes: There was a scifi play on BBC tv in the 70’s...

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065: Plastic-eating Bacteria to the Rescue

On this week's show Science news Plastic-eating Bacteria to the Rescue? “Warm Transplants” Save Livers and Lives Ibuprofen and acetaminophen (paracetamol) reduce dental pain more effectively than opioids TESS in the search of exoplanets Asshole of the Month! Science News Plastic-eating Bacteria to the Rescue? Ladies and gentlemen, we are at war! I’m not talking...

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