Archive for October 2017

Season 6 Episode 15: Evolutionary Arms Races

October 24, 2017 @ 7:00 am

In this episode Byrne and Wade discuss the never ending battle of living things to get one up on the opposition. The guys discuss examples of where you can see this happening in the wild and what this never ending battle has affecting the evolution of not just wild animals, but us as humans. From disease, to mating calls, to penis sizes- Byrne & Wade, as always, don't hold back.

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Season 6 Episode 14: The Science of Horror Films (with Matt Passmore from Saw: Jigsaw)

October 11, 2017 @ 8:34 am

With Halloween looming, the boys ask why do we hate being scared in real life but love a scary movie? What about the gore and suspense in film makes some of us go back for more? And how do the actors build the fear factor with a whole cast and crew standing by? Wade researches the science about horror and actor, Matt Passmore, tells us about how it relates to his role in the new Saw franchise film "Jigsaw", out in Cinemas 27th October.

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Season 6 Episode 13: Quantum Biology

October 11, 2017 @ 7:00 am

In this episode Byrne & Wade put their troubles aside and discuss the interelatedness of two fields; Quantum Mechanics and Biological Science. The guys discuss just how quantum mechanics underpins how certain plants and animals behave.

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Season 6 Episode 12: Chemikillz

October 4, 2017 @ 7:00 am

In this episode, Wade & Byrne discuss a spectrum of chemicals that are of concern by certain groups. From the harmless- to the outright dangerous, the guys take a look a number of misconceptions that many in our society have regarding the dangers of certain chemicals.

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