Best Scientist podcasts we could find (Updated January 2019)
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Periodic audiocasts from American Scientist, a publication of Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society.
 
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Rad Scientist
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A KPBS Explore series taking listeners on a journey through the lives and discoveries of San Diego's raddest scientists — researchers pushing the frontiers of human knowledge.
 
Science applied to current transgender issues. Hosted by Thomas (Dana) Bevan, who holds a Ph.D. in biopsychology and has authored 3 books on trans science.
 
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Singing Scientist
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We want your updates on today's scientific research directly from the source: straight from the scientist working hard to make new discoveries about our world. We’re here to help you learn the what, the why, and the how of the research we produce every day. Informal interviews probe deep into how science is done, and why the how matters when it's time to interpret the results. Roundtable discussions introduce you to hot new fields of study or investigate the darker sides of science. To keep ...
 
A laid-back conversation with research scientists engaged in exciting work. Will we discuss their research? Of course! But we will also attempt to explore the path these individuals took in getting to where they are today. My goal is to get to know the human behind the scientist. Join in!
 
Every two weeks, we air an interview with a data scientist or someone on their way to becoming a data scientist, to learn about their path to get to where they are today. We also discuss a data science learning activity for the Becoming a Data Scientist Learning Club.Topic tags: data science, data analysis, databases, careers, education, learning, technology, python, R, computer programming, statistics, business, machine learning
 
Chris Smith is a medical doctor and scientist, employed as a specialist registrar and clinical lecturer in virology at Cambridge University. He is also the founder and driving force behind The Naked Scientist.
 
The official podcast of The Scientist
 
A mysterious door-way, an incident of ferocious violence, a respectable and popular scientist, well-known for his enjoyable dinner parties who suddenly changes his will, the brutal killing of an elderly Member of Parliament, a diabolical serum that can transform one person into another – truly the ingredients of a fast good thriller! Robert Louis Stevenson's The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde has captured the imaginations of readers ever since it was first published in 1886. It met wi ...
 
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Cosmic Primate
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Dr. Heckle
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Dr Heckle is a science communication/ comedy podcast produced by The OAM Network in Memphis, TN, that is designed at teaching a guest of note the details of a complex scientific paper in a 30-35 minute episode. Hosted by a scientist from University College London, England, the aim is to take the guest and audience further down the rabbit hole of a particular subject than conventional popular science shows. No prior knowledge of science is required by the guest, the challenge lies in the adap ...
 
Are you a Hyperdimensional Human? If you're navigating this crazy world in this crazy time of being alive, you definitely are! Journey alongside former political scientist, death doula and homeless wanderer turned mega-successful entrepreneur Angela Sumner as she travels through mini-episodes of becoming the kind of Human that is truly all-dimensional!
 
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Science(ish)
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Flâneur and irrepressible commentator, Rick Edwards, and Editor-at-Large of the New Scientist, Dr. Michael Brooks, delve into the science behind popular culture.
 
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Liftoff
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Liftoff is a fortnightly podcast about space, the universe, and everything. You don’t need to be a rocket scientist to understand the latest developments as explained by enthusiastic space fans Stephen Hackett and Jason Snell. Hosted by Jason Snell and Stephen Hackett.
 
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Scientist Who?
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Mickey Pentecost investigates the intersection of science & technology with art, commerce and culture.
 
From street food in Thailand to a bakery in a Syrian refugee camp to how one scientist uses state of the art pollen analysis to track the origins of honey (and also to solve cold murder cases), Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Radio goes anywhere and everywhere to ask questions and get answers about home cooking, food, culture, wine, farming, restaurants, literature, and the lives and cultures of the people who grow, produce, and create the food we eat.
 
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DoomedandStoned
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Doomed & Stoned is the evil invention of Dr. Billy Goate, mad scientist and musical drug peddler! Watch out....he'll get you hooked on the New Wave of Traditional Heavy Metal, the worldwide resurgence in doom and sludge metal (bands influenced by Black Sabbath) and stoner and psychedelic rock (in the same vein as Led Zeppelin and Blue Cheer). If you dig it, spread the word and share the tunes!
 
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Yours in Murder
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A forensic scientist and a journalist talk into a mic...
 
The New Screen Savers is a variety show for tech on the TWiT network. The show stars Leo Laporte and is co-hosted by Megan Morrone and Jason Howell. Viewers get live tech help, interesting guests, insights into the latest innovations, products, scientist, and trends, plus lots of fun things thrown in, too. There are special guest co-host appearances from Patrick Norton, Kate Botello, Kevin Rose, Martin Sargent, and more. The New Screen Savers is produced every Saturday and available for down ...
 
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I'm Not Joking
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Glimpse into the lives of comedians, improvisers, comedy writers, and other funny people from business, science, and the arts. Host Dr, Peter McGraw—a behavioral scientist, business school professor, and Director of the Humor Research Lab (aka HuRL)—sits down with funny people for a wide-ranging discussion of their habits, motivations, and secrets to success.
 
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Goggles Optional
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On Goggles Optional, scientists from Stanford University provide their professional yet humorous takes from the world of science. Join us as our hosts explore the significant news and discoveries of the week using a combination of wit, analogies, and words with less than four syllables. Don’t worry, you don’t need to be a scientist to listen. The Goggles are Optional!
 
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Artist/Materialist
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Susanna is a graphic designer. Dan is a materials scientist. Each week, they discuss a long read about science or culture from their unique points of view. Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anchor.fm/artistmaterialist/support
 
Whether you're a practicing Latent Print Examiner or you're interested in forensics and true crime, the Double Loop Podcast is a weekly show featuring Glenn Langenburg and Eric Ray discussing latent print topics, current events in forensic science, the newest research articles, interesting guests, and analysis of notable cases from a forensic scientist perspective.
 
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The Light Side
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Lighting Designer and Audio Engineer Luke Stratton (Dopapod) sits down with various lighting designers, directors, and programmers from the live music industry to find out what makes them tick, what tools they use to get the job done, and what it means to be a wizard, a mad scientist, and sometimes even a Jedi.
 
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ROMcast
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Bite-sized chunks of health, happiness, fitness and performance. Presented by Exercise Physiologist and Scientist, Coach and Director of Range of Motion, Dan Williams.
 
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Influencers
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My name is Jon Levy, and I am a human behavioral scientist. The fundamental element that defines the quality of our lives are the people we surround ourselves with, and the conversations we have with them. Every episode of Influencers, we meet two inspiring and influential people who are shaping our culture and changing their industry. Together we will discover what lead to their success, and how you can impact yours. But there is a catch. The second interview is anonymous. And if you can fi ...
 
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Congeria
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Congeria is a genre-bending audio drama that tells a new, original story every season. In season one we join private detective Jenny Walker as she searches for a missing girl named Claire. Her search puts her in the crosshairs of a mysterious scientist, a ruthless hitman, and a charismatic cult leader. With an ensemble cast and original score, Congeria will pull you into a world of the weird and unnerving. Congeria was created by Henry Galley and Atticus Jackson.
 
Before the Abstract shares scientists’ stories about – what else? – being a scientist! Inspirational, funny, surprising or just plain entertaining, our podcasts feature Springer Storytellers telling their personal stories about working in their field and the personal experiences that have shaped their careers.
 
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Let's Talk IVF
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Let's Talk IVF is for everyone starting or undergoing fertility treatment, we will discuss the Science, the Emotions and Everything in between. You can contact me directly through my website/Facebook/Instagram pages. Thank you for joining me and I look forward to hearing from you. http://ivfcoachingclinic.com.au/ https://www.facebook.com/ivfcoachingclinic/ https://www.instagram.com/ivfcoachingclinic https://www.facebook.com/sophia.baseotto https://www.instagram.com/sophiabaseotto
 
Dan Quintana is a scientist trying to better understand how our physiology influences behaviour. On this show you'll find a mix of episodes on research that's catching Dan's eye in biological psychology, interviews with other scientists, and Dan sharing his daily research process.
 
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Bush Radio
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For the love of life and everything in between!
 
You can keep yourself abreast of political developments and gain a little insight into how New York State's politicians think when you listen in as political scientist Dr. Alan Chartock holds conversations with members from the Assembly and Senate, and others each week on The Capitol Connection.
 
The Timeless After Show recaps, reviews and discusses episodes of NBC's Timeless.Show Summary: When a group with nefarious intentions attempts to change the world as we know it by altering the past, Lucy, a historian, Wyatt, a soldier, and Rufus, a scientist, unite to form an unlikely partnership, traveling through time to save history. Their riveting adventures take them to some of the most thrilling, volatile and critical events on record, including a venture to the Old West, a sojourn to ...
 
Extended and extra material for people that like Data Skeptic.
 
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Technobabble
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The "Hollywood Insider" and the "Rocket Scientist," twin brothers Steve and Mark Salada, discuss how technology is portrayed in film and TV for better or worse.
 
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Apocalypse HOW?!
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A scientist and a comedian discuss scientifically plausible end-of-the-world scenarios. Join neuroscientist Dr James Cooke (PhD, MSc, BA Oxon) and comedian Rory O'Keeffe ("may not be up to the task of real life" Fest ★★★★) as they embark on an informative journey through what James calls "Human Existential Risk" or what Rory calls “it all going to shit in a big way”.
 
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Intuitive Science
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In the modern digital landscape, our society is overwhelmed by conflicting viewpoints. This podcast seeks to create a discussion around the essentials of human wellbeing by peering through the lenses of intuition and science. By exploring the divergence and connection between the two, listeners will be inspired with insight from both worlds in order to make choices in their life with knowledge and intention.
 
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Di CAPTAiN
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1991 bin ich in Wuppertal geboren. Inzwischen lebe ich in der Nähe von Stuttgart. 2012 habe ich angefangen, Musik in Clubs aufzulegen. Seither habe ich meinen Weg immer tiefer in den Reggae geebnet. Nachdem ich im Dancehall und Modern Reggae das Feld abgegraben habe, fand ich über Roots Reggae und Stepper die Wurzel des Dub und der Sound System Culture, die ich bis zur Gegenwart verfolgt habe. Unter Roots und Dub verstehe ich eine Haltung. Gegen die stumme Welt der Downpressor setze ich die ...
 
When we, Geoff Woodman and Ashleigh Maxcey, were putting the finishing touches on our career advice book, From Start to Finish: A practical guide to becoming a scientist in psychology and neuroscience, we realized that we were not done with the topic for two main reasons. First, at the end of each chapter Ashleigh interviewed a subject matter expert to include additional viewpoints. Conducting the interviews was so illuminating and enjoyable that it became our favorite part of the book. Seco ...
 
Inventor, author, printer, scientist, politician, diplomat—all these terms do not even begin to fully describe the amazing and multitalented, Benjamin Franklin who was of course also one of the Founding Fathers of America. At the age of 75, in 1771 he began work on what he called his Memoirs. He was still working on it when he died in 1790 and it was published posthumously, entitled An Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin. The book had a complicated and controversial publication history. Stran ...
 
Urban planner Mike Armstrong and data scientist Tammy Armstrong discuss their industries and interview local change makers in Des Moines, Iowa.
 
We Talk about water contamination/conservation we ask a scientist on her viewpoint and other things we should know about the topic.
 
Dr. Anthony G. Jay (#DRJ) is a husband, father, scientist, author, speaker, bare-foot runner, and hard-core outdoorsman. He has a gift for simplifying even the most complex cutting-edge health science research making it relevant to everyone...and that’s his mission in the Chagrin and Tonic Podcast! Watch for new video episodes on YouTube every single week and Dr. Jay’s Chagrin and Tonic Podcast compilation episodes every 5th week!
 
Science and Feelings honestly explores the motivations, challenges, and emotions associated with being a professional scientist.
 
When a multimedia designer co-exists with a scientist, perspectives, ideas and opinions are diverse, thoughtful and maybe even a little entertaining.
 
Violet Strange, a clever petite detective, is called upon to solve the mystery of a page gone missing from an important document. The futures of several people, including an eccentric misanthrope, a chemical scientist, a bride and groom, depend on the quick resolution of this problem. In solving one mystery, she uncovers another which dates back many years.
 
Published in 1912, The Problems of Philosophy by Bertrand Russell is one of his most popular books. It renders philosophical issues and questions in a way in which they become relevant and accessible to the man or woman on the street, provoking them to devote time and effort into thinking about these aspects of life. Here, the great philosopher and humanist thinker Bertrand Russell examines the importance of empirical (that which can be verified by observation or experience rather than deduc ...
 
Charles Darwin is one of most famous scientists of the nineteenth century, but what was he like as a child, a father and a husband? How did his emotional response to the world affect his scientific theories? And how widespread is his influence today? This album looks at Darwin's rich and complex legacy. Ruth Padel, one of his direct descendants, offers a series of unique insights into Darwin the man, through recollections of childhood conversations with her grandmother, readings from family ...
 
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Season 5, Episode 1Let's jump into the a new year of doom metal and stoner rock, shall we? This week, we're going for a mix of last year and this year, with music by Yob, Eagle Twin, and more.1. Yob - "The Screen"2. Eagle Twin - "Heavy Hoof"3. Boar - "12"4. Beldam - "Beauty's Martyr"5. Thee Plague of Gentlemen - "Your Love is King (Of The Dead" ...…
 
Too many Fitness Professionals are slaves. Slaves to their clients – their expectations and demands. Stop being a slave. Start being a mechanic. The age-old adage is ‘the customer is always right’. But does this apply to Personal Trainers? ROMcast provides bite-sized chunks of health, happiness, fitness and performance. Presented by Exercise Ph ...…
 
Co-founder Of Crosstown Brewing Clark Ortkiese and President Of Memphis Comedy Festival Nathan Hiller join Mark to talk about a treatment for Epidermolysis bullosa with Stem cell Gene Therapy, applying the scientific method to brewing, and making the pope drink rancid beer. Follow Crosstown Brewing on Facebook Follow Memphis Comedy Festival On ...…
 
We are back for a second season with 10 rad episodes about armpits, astronomy, ambition, animals, agriculture – and those are just the subject matters starting with the letter 'a.' New episodes of the show are coming your way starting Jan. 30. Subscribe now and tell a friend. This is a KPBS Explore podcast. Visit us at www.kpbs.org/radscientist ...…
 
We catch up with British food star Nigella Lawson about the philosophy of life and home cooking. Plus does coffee cause cancer?; Pakistan’s Martha Stewart; pisto; and quick yogurt sauce. (Originally published May 24, 2018.)
 
(Airs 01/17/19 @ 3 p.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with New York State Comptroller Thomas Dinapoli.By guistina@wamc.org (David Guistina).
 
Starting exercise can be really hard. Let’s face it, starting ANYTHING can be really hard. It’s like pushing a car, the first metre takes a superhuman effort, but then once it’s rolling, the inertia makes it easy to keep going. Exercise is the same.... ROMcast provides bite-sized chunks of health, happiness, fitness and performance. Presented b ...…
 
Lawrence Williams is an Associate Professor of Marketing at the University of Colorado Boulder, where he studies less-than-obvious influences on consumers’ thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. His friends describe him as the Obi-Wan Kenobi of designated driving. Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share! Here’s How » Join the I’m Not Joki ...…
 
China has big plans for the moon and SpaceX has a new test vehicle. Oh, and things got weird with Russia. This episode of Liftoff is sponsored by: Warby Parker: Quality eyewear at a fraction of the usual price. Order your FREE Home Try-On kit today Squarespace: Make your next move. Enter offer code LIFTOFF at checkout to get 10% off your first ...…
 
Nora, Dave, and Nicole talk about eye cells that make us sad in the winter, levitation with sound, and solving math problems with an amoeba.
 
From the upcoming release, 'Legend Master' (2019), by TROLL from Portland, Oregon, releasing on Shadow Kingdom Records in April. Pre-order: https://shadowkingdomrecords.bandcamp.com/album/legend-masterRead the accompanying review and interview at Doomed & Stoned: https://doomedandstoned.com/post/182009808173/troll…
 
Mike and Tammy chat with Marlu Abarca about her work with bilingual programming at the Des Moines Public Library. DMPL Annual Report: https://www.dmpl.org/about-us/annual-report DMPL/Evelyn K Davis Digital Literacy Class: https://www.dmpl.org/events/digital-literacy-class-0#.XDwWBy3MzEY Latinos in Iowa 2018 report: https://www.iowadatacenter.or ...…
 
Eric Ray and Glenn Langenburg are joined for another episode discussing statistics and probabilities by Professor Christophe Champod from the University of Lausanne. Christophe takes us on a history of his work on fingerprint statistics, his past, current, and future research projects, his hope for the future of statistics in fingerprint compar ...…
 
Are you over age 25? Your best years may behind you! Scary fact, but it doesn’t have to be true. After the age of 25, the metabolic rate of the average person drops by two to four percent every decade. But what does this mean? And how can we use this to stay motivated? ROMcast provides bite-sized chunks of health, happiness, fitness and perform ...…
 
Is nicotine itself causing stunted growth in teenagers or is it all the other nasty stuff in cigarettes? Dr. Jay answers this question using the latest science, along with information about growth plates, genes involved in stronger bones, and much more!
 
Alex French Guy Cooking does crazy food science from Paris. Plus the amazing history of pickles; Shabbat at Wendy’s; and chicken under a brick.
 
In this longer form episode of ROMcast, Dan Williams sits down with Ash 'Jimmy' Dean, Exercise Scientist, Owner of Invoke Performance and Range of Motion Business Mentorship Client. Dan and Jimmy discuss the challenges in business, productivity, systems, cash flow, marketing and branding, behaviour change, and much more. Learn more about the gr ...…
 
We continue our negligence series with the Six Flags chain of amusement parks! Promo for Beyond your Nightmares.
 
(Airs 01/10/19 @ 3 p.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Democratic New York State Senator Liz Krueger about what legislation is on her agenda for the coming session including: Voting reform, codifying Roe V. Wade into state law and more.By guistina@wamc.org (David Guistina).
 
Sleep is dangerous. Or at least with a rudimentary understanding of evolution, that’s a conclusion you could semi-logically arrive at. Let’s journey back to our caveman days. Sleep was dangerous. Dangerous for our species. So why do we need to sleep? ROMcast provides bite-sized chunks of health, happiness, fitness and performance. Presented by ...…
 
Comedians Will Loden and Charlie Vergos join Mark in Memphis to talk about Pig-baboon heart transplants, the reason processed meats are linked to colon cancer, and why magic mushroom season is getting longer. Follow the Comma Comedians on facebook Follow the Comma Comedians on instagram Follow Charlie Vergos on twitter Want to guest on the show ...…
 
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