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Unscripted dialogues on archaeology and anthropology of South Asia. Join us on journeys into the pasts of the sub-continent as we discuss the rich material culture, artifacts, and archaeological sites. Let us open the treasure trove of a bygone era as hosts Akash and Durga chip away at a new theme every episode. New episodes every 1st and 15th of the month :) Stay tuned!
 
Heed not the limits of time and space, for the Ageless Ones know no such place. And man, that slave to light and life, should free himself with edge of knife. Dread C'thulhu longs to embrace, those strong enough to face the face and spill their blood, a fountain red, to satiate the timeless dread. The darkness spreads in search of those whose righteous meddlings did impose upon the Masters a prison cell. Hear these words and mark them well. Mankind's apparent supremacy over all the creatures ...
 
Film/TV, Music, Sports and Life. It's the four things that keep me going. So when I sought out to reboot "What's Good?" after really enjoying it as a Student Radio Show, I wondered what it should be about. Simple. Those four things, through my eyes. So if you take an interest in one of those four things, along with the occasional interview with Friends of 5E, then this is your podcast.
 
Exploring the past, one skeleton at a time. --- Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/bonesandstuff --- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/oldbonespodcast --- Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/oldbones_podcast/ --- Website: oldbones.co.uk
 
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William Louis Abbott, a medical doctor sent to East Africa to gather artefacts for the Smithsonian in 1887, collected hundreds of pieces of art, craft and culture from across the region. Professor Amy Stambach of the Department of Anthropology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has undertaken extensive research on this collections history, and …
 
For years, the art and heritage world was delighted when rare artefacts were being uncovered after being assumed lost forever. But what were the true origins of the incredible items being presented to auction houses, galleries and museums by the Greenhalgh family from Bolton? Hosts: Glenys and Jen Music: Rich Savage Sound editing: Jen Logo: Miles K…
 
In a week where: Several Social Media platforms suspend T**** to varying degrees. Japan suffer surge in COVID-19 cases, casting doubt on the Olympics. 12 people get arrested in Clapham Common as another anti-lockdown protest comes & goes. Social Media app Parler goes offline after blacklisting from Apple, Google & Amazon UK passes 100k COVID-19 dea…
 
Researchers are investigating several novel approaches, including gene and stem cell therapy, to meet the challenges of diseases like muscular dystrophy. Recently, Dr Yoshitsugu Aoki of the National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Tokyo and colleagues have summarised the current state of research into using urine-derived stem cells as models an…
 
In Sports: (7:25) The Tokyo Olympics is a go... We think. But regardless of how good it looks from now until July, Team GB are gearing up for the road to Tokyo. In Music: (22:29) The death of MF DOOM shocked the Hip-Hop world. But as an outsider on DOOM's artistry, I wanted to get people that could do DOOM justice. So I got Central Sauce's Brandon …
 
Chris Vincent and colleagues have developed a specialist interest in the impacts of serious illness on couples and family life. This gap between available services and their demand is especially important as the major emotional and financial burdens of long term illnesses fall on the family and, in particular, on adult partners. For more on the cou…
 
It's the end of 2020, so it is time to take stock and reflect on the year. And with it being a 5EPN Special, everyone from the 5EPN comes through for this two-hour reflection & looking ahead. So grab your drinks, grab your snacks, and if WG is the only 5EPN show you listen to, let me introduce you to the rest of the 5EPN. (Hopefully, you'll go and …
 
In this one-off Christmas special, a fellow archaeology student - Grace - and I chat about a few things from the history of Christmas, including the medieval and pagan origins, as well as how it would have felt at a Medieval Christmas. Next episode: The Kings of Tintagel *** Other content mentioned in the show: Modern History TV: https://modernhist…
 
We all know that the music industry can be full of illusions but did these musicians cross the line? From a world-class pianist whose recordings weren’t as they seemed, to a metal band and a rap duo whose roots confused thousands, this episode looks into the stories that made headlines. Please rate, share and subscribe. And give us a follow. Twitte…
 
Mutations that affect the mitochondrial DNA may play a key role in cancers. However, the exact mutations that are involved in cancer are still unknown. Dr Fatimata Mbaye and collaborators, from the University of Dakar in Senegal examined the sequences of two regions of the mitochondrial genome to identify mutations that might serve as biomarkers fo…
 
In 2008, a 9-year-old girl failed to return home after a swimming lesson. What followed was one of the largest searches in Yorkshire history. But what had really happened to Shannon Matthews? Please rate, share and subscribe. And give us a follow. Twitter: @fakesandfrauds Instagram: @fakesandfraudspod Email us at: hello@fakesandfrauds.com Hosts: Gl…
 
Plastic pollution is an environmental catastrophe in progress. 32% of the plastic we use escapes into the environment, and only 9% currently gets recycled. British company Polymateria have developed additives for conventional plastics which facilitate biodegradation if they escape the waste stream. Their proposal has now been taken up by the Americ…
 
Darwins theory of evolution underpins much of our current understanding of biology, and its concepts have even come to be applied in other disciplines. Ideas like ’Survival of the fittest’ and ‘mutations’ are part of common language today. Applying those concepts to the dog-eat-dog world of business, Professor Gino Cattani of the Stern School, NYU,…
 
MONDAY December 7th7:00am Acknowledgement of Country7:12am We revisit a speech given by Sharner Bremner during the Slutwalk Broadcast, talking about the Let Her Speak and Let Us Speak campaigns.7:22am Another from the Slutwalk Broadcast, Judith Peppard caught up with Jess Gleeson from Deakin University, she has been involved in and written about Sl…
 
In this episode, we delve into the complicated world of art forgery via the tale of an eccentric man from Mississippi. Mark Landis became what many refer to as the most prolific art forger in U.S. history. But what were his true motives? Please rate, share and subscribe. And give us a follow. Twitter: @fakesandfrauds Instagram: @fakesandfraudspod E…
 
7:00am Acknowledgement of Country7:10am David Wilson, CEO of Deaf Children Australia, speaks to us about FJ Rose. FJ Rose is a hero in the Deaf community, and his legacy continues in the work of DCA.7:20am We revisit a speech given by Aaminah Kahn during the Slutwalk Broadcast, critiquing "need" as its used as an excuse by abusive men.7:40am Dr Jen…
 
This month we visit Birdoswald Roman Fort to learn what happened to forts on Hadrian's Wall after the Romans abandoned them. This is a slightly different episode, in that, rather than leading with a story into archaeological evidence or capturing archaeological evidence in a story, or ditching the story altogether, this entire episode is made up of…
 
Do prisoners with religious beliefs and behaviours experience their incarceration differently? How does their emotional state affect the likelihood of rehabilitation, or repeat offences? Professors Sung Joon Jang and Byron R. Johnson at the Institute for Studies of Religion at Baylor University, examine the effects of religion on offenders in the S…
 
In a week where: During Anti-Bullying week, Priti Patel is found to be a bully and still keeps her job. Hong-Kong activist Joshua Wong pleads guilty to all charges related to a siege of Police HQ in June 2019. COVID-19 vaccine developed by The University of Oxford is 70% effective. UK Lockdown 2 will end next week. Trump Administration finally begi…
 
How exactly do birds ‘talk’ to one another? And might research into how birds listen to birdsong help us understand communication both in humans and birds? Dr Robert Dooling and his team, based at the University of Maryland, USA, showed that – for zebra finches at least – the subtle nuances in sound texture or timbre are more important than the seq…
 
A millisecond may seem a short time to you, but for molecules, this may be longer than their entire lifetime. Dr Sergio Carbajo and his team at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory capture these high speed changes using a laser that is several kilometres long, known as a free-electron laser (FEL). Read more about their work in Research Outreach…
 
Fakes and Frauds: A Podcast About Deception, Hoaxes and Straight-Up Scams This week we explore the stories of two men who vanished at sea. But were the disappearances of John Darwin and John Stonehouse really as clear-cut as they seemed? (SPOILER: Nope.) Please rate, share and subscribe. And give us a follow. Twitter: @fakesandfrauds Instagram: @fa…
 
Optical microscopes, with the help of cell-staining to colour cells, can help us peer into the invisible world of cells. However, they only show us a 2D image of a very thin slice of tissue. But how can we see what the cells and tissue actually look like in 3D? Dr Madleen Busse from the Technical University of Munich has been developing X-ray stain…
 
Fakes and Frauds: A Podcast About Deception, Hoaxes and Straight-Up Scams True crime? Perhaps. Conmen? You bet. Pop culture scandals? Definitely. Art forgeries and heists? Yes ma’am. MLM swindlers? Uh-huh. People faking cancer? Yep. Cults? Absolutely. Interested? Subscribe now. Twitter: @fakesandfrauds Instagram: @fakesandfraudspod hello@fakesandfr…
 
Lonely Artefacts is a podcast series about regional Australian museums by Sisters Akousmatica for Constellations. Lonely Artefact #2 takes you to the Waratah Museum in Waratah north west lutruwita-Tasmania. From Sisters Akousmatica: “I visited in 2010 and the museum experience stayed with me, as it was so obviously a labour of love and community se…
 
In a week where: Dominic Cummings finally leaves No.10. A vaccine developed by biotechnology giant Moderna is more than 94% effective at preventing COVID-19. Racism ruins Christmas ads again. Marcus Rashford signs a publishing deal to write books for children. Lewis Hamilton is named most influential Black British person by ThePowerlist 2021. In th…
 
Dairy farming can have negative effects on the environment, polluting waterways with an excess of nitrogen that can have long-term impacts. Past work has addressed this problem by looking at ways to reduce the cow’s urinary urea nitrogen concentration, but this has involved mitigation techniques that paint the cow as the problem rather than the sol…
 
Dr Christine Wekerle discusses the MAP study on trauma resilience among youth, well-venture interventions, and the JoyPop mobile platform for well-being and recovery support among survivors. You can find more information about the app at youthresilience.net and the ResilienceInYouth YouTube Channel Download the JoyPop app in the Apple App Store: ht…
 
This year has proven a unique challenge to the mental health and resilience of many across the globe. Dr Christine Wekerle discusses how, for young people with mental health concerns, the challenges and opportunities of distanced society can be faced and embraced. You can find more information about the app at youthresilience.net and the Resilience…
 
07:00 Acknowledgement of Country07:19 Claudia talks to RMIT employment law lecturer Dr Elizabeth Shi about the culture of silence surrounding sexual harassment in the workplace, shortcomings of the Sex Discrimination Act (Cth) 1984, and a structured legal alternative involving systemic organisational responsibility rather than an individualised app…
 
In a week where: Scotland becomes the first part of the UK to ban smacking. Grenfell Tower suppliers knew their cladding would burn. Pfizer & German Biotech startup BioNTech make a breakthrough for a COVID-19 vaccine. Welsh Government are scrapping all exams for the school year. FA Chairman Greg Clarke resigns after saying "Coloured footballers" in…
 
7:00 Acknowledgement of Country 7:07 Candice Lorrae from The Merindas speaks with Claudia about Isol-Aid NAIDOC week Celebrationhttps://tasmania.events/event/12282375-a/isol-aid-naldoc-celebration 7:18 Michael Nest discusses Cold Case North with Judith, a book about a new investigation to find out what happened to two Canadian Indigenous activists,…
 
In a week where: Sean Connery Dies Aged 90. Lockdown 2 is here. Lewis Hamilton wins in Imola, locking up Mercedes' record-breaking 7th straight Constructors Championship. At least 54 people were killed in a rebel attack in Ethiopia’s restive Oromia region at the weekend. Baby Shark passes Despacito to become the most-viewed YouTube video. In the fi…
 
How can non-profit National Sport Organizations in Canada create effective brands, especially on social media, from which they can co-create value with stakeholders such as athletes, fans, sponsors, and the media? In a three-phase project funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Marijke Taks, Benoit Séguin (Universit…
 
Language is inextricably linked to land. In this episode, we explore how the shifts in the landscape have impacted language across generations and cultures.Featuring:“Translation (a prayer)” by John Isaiah Edward Hill“During the drought the road is dry” by Bartosz PanekJohn Isaiah Edward Hill is writing a poem to the generations passed and the gene…
 
The first proper episode of Season Two. Today we do a mad run through Roman Britain. Were the Romans good for Britain? Were they terrible? Let's find out. Next episode: Chieftans in the Fort *** Talk to me: oldbonespodcast@gmail.com --- Support me at Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/bonesandstuff --- Join the community on Facebook: https://www.face…
 
In a week where: Banksy's "Show Me The Monet" has sold for £7.5m ($9.8m). After the public backlash towards the Tories over Marcus Rashford’s proposal for kid school meals, Tories now demand a U-Turn from the gov't. Lewis Hamilton dominates the Portuguese GP to achieve his World Record-breaking 92nd win. Amy Coney Barrett is sworn in as Trump’s thi…
 
Leo van Bergen is a medical historian who has spent his career chronicling the history of health and humanitarianism in warfare. In 2009 Van Bergen was awarded the J.A. Verdoorn-prize for his work, and his upcoming book A Cap of Horror will feature a collection of poems written on the First World War by nurses and carers. For more of his books, art…
 
The furlough scheme, introduced in response to Covid-19, has raised a question: should Britain’s social insurance be a bit more German? Germany has what’s known as an earnings-related contributory system – individuals pay quite a lot in, and if they lose their job, they receive quite a lot out - around 60% of their previous salary, for at least a y…
 
Prof Kazushige Yokoyama, State University of New York Geneseo College, investigates how peptide interactions lead to fibrillogenesis, the process in the brain responsible for some symptoms of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. Their research involves coating gold nanoparticles with peptides and using spectroscopic techniques to investigate how th…
 
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