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Welcome to Eurekanerd, bringing you the finest and funniest in science news. We are Leah and Will, two nerds going through the press releases collected in Eurekalert mailing lists and sharing the gems we find. Find all this and more at eurekanerd.com Questions? Comments? Leave them below, or email us at eurekanerdcast@gmail.com, and find us on twitter, @eurekanerdcast
 
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Following our previous episode, Dr Lambourne agreed to speak with us and discuss the fertility crisis, migration, and our thoughts on his book.Honestly, this went much more civilly than I think either of us expected.Make sure you listen to the previous episode to understand why we're talking about porn, population health and how stimulating Henry C…
 
Who is Dr AC Lambourne? Is the fertility crisis in The Lancet real? Is porn and pet ownership really to blame for population collapse? Some strange science news in this episode, including discussion of how to avoid being lied to with science.If you have any information about Dr Lambourne or Broad Horizons publishing, or were approached like we were…
 
https://play.acast.com/s/whyarentyouadoctoryetFind all episodes of Why Aren't You A Doctor Yet at www.whynotadoc.com , and through social media on www.twitter.com/whynotadocDonate to Changing Mindsets based out of the Malcolm X Centre in Bristol : https://www.gofundme.com/f/brisblm-for-changing-mindsetsDonations for bail funds, links to petitions a…
 
Joining us this week is Dr Hannah Little, talking about privacy controls and concerns with smart devices. If you have an Alexa, you may wanna turn it off for this one... Follow Hannah on twitter: @HanachronismFind more from the Stimulus Podcast Network at http://stimulus.network Questions? Comments? Email us at eurekanerdcast@gmail.com, find us on …
 
Lockdown continues, but we've got some good news to tickle the bits of your brains where the feelings live, including valid social strategies and picking fights with physicists.Find more from the Stimulus Podcast Network at http://stimulus.network Questions? Comments? Email us at eurekanerdcast@gmail.com, find us on twitter as @eurekanerdcast, and …
 
In which we try very hard to not talk about the only thing everyone is talking about. Also, we launch a Patreon.Find more from the Stimulus Podcast Network at http://stimulus.networkQuestions? Comments? Email us at eurekanerdcast@gmail.com, find us on twitter as @eurekanerdcast, and even more at www.eurekanerd.com. Leave us a review on iTunes, and …
 
It's an animal extravaganza this episode, with the waggling sense of bees behinds, the ethics of almond farming and 14,000 doggos. Find more from the Stimulus Podcast Network at http://stimulus.network . Questions? Comments? Email us at eurekanerdcast@gmail.com, find us on twitter as @eurekanerdcast, and even more at www.eurekanerd.com. Leave us a …
 
A very special episode this week, all about feelings - In your head, in your heart, and in your gut. Maybe in your kidneys? You tell us.Also, spoilers for the John Wick franchise.Find more from the Stimulus Podcast Network at http://stimulus.network .Questions? Comments? Email us at eurekanerdcast@gmail.com, find us on twitter as @eurekanerdcast, a…
 
We are very happy to be joined by Jen Parrilli from the FungiTown podcast to talk through the latest mushroom news.This episode may be a tough listen for any fungi-phobes among you. It was hard for Will, and he's the host.Find Jen at http://fungitownpod.home.blog , and on Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest as @fungitownpodFind mor…
 
We're back! Here's all the science news you've been missing out on - Art, head injury, and tubas. Lovely.Find more from the Stimulus Podcast Network at http://stimulus.network . Questions? Comments? Email us at eurekanerdcast@gmail.com, find us on twitter as @eurekanerdcast, and even more at www.eurekanerd.com. Leave us a review on iTunes, and supp…
 
We're back, and what better way to return than the annual celebration of improbable science, the Ig Nobel Prizes! Wombat poo, clicker training, automatic babywashers and more!Find more from the Stimulus Podcast Network at http://stimulus.network . Questions? Comments? Email us at eurekanerdcast@gmail.com, find us on twitter as @eurekanerdcast, and …
 
It's time for our summer break, so here's some cool science facts to help you beat the heat. Like penguins. And now, apparently quasars.Find more from the Stimulus Podcast Network at http://stimulus.network . Questions? Comments? Email us at eurekanerdcast@gmail.com, find us on twitter as @eurekanerdcast, and even more at www.eurekanerd.com. Leave …
 
We've got more tasty science morsels for you this episode, and they even sound good. You can trust us on that, we're not a terrifying toy or part of a secret cyberwar unit. We're having way too much fun for that.Find more from the Stimulus Podcast Network at http://stimulus.network . Questions? Comments? Email us at eurekanerdcast@gmail.com, find u…
 
In this episode we welcome Hayley Stevens from The Spooktator to talk us through some of the latest research on the belief, psychology and social role of paranormal experiences. For more from Hayley, head to www.spooktator.co.uk, and find more shows from The Stimulus Network at http://stimulus.network.Questions? Comments? Email us at eurekanerdcast…
 
If you have ink in your skin, we've got science for you. If you want insectile robots to rule the skies, we also have science for you. Also some questions, but first things first.Find more from the Stimulus Podcast Network at http://stimulus.network .Questions? Comments? Email us at eurekanerdcast@gmail.com, find us on twitter as @eurekanerdcast, a…
 
These are a few of our favourite things. Well, we appreciate sharks from a safe distance, endorse shark science from a safe distance, and encourage safe sex. We're a responsible podcast.Questions? Comments? Email us at eurekanerdcast@gmail.com, find us on twitter as @eurekanerdcast, and even more at www.eurekanerd.com . Leave us a review on iTunes,…
 
We're back! Welcome to 2019, where we will we be acknowledging our feelings, taking care of our posture, and inhaling suspensions of genetic material to cure chronic lung diseases. Thems so good resolutions, if you ask me...Questions? Comments? Email us at eurekanerdcast@gmail.com, find us on twitter as @eurekanerdcast, and even more at www.eurekan…
 
Business psychology can make your meetings more productive, improve communication across the team and with the community, and help you hack your goals. Useful stuff. Also, cyclists are a fluid now, FYI. Science says so.Questions? Comments? Email us at eurekanerdcast@gmail.com, find us on twitter as @eurekanerdcast, and even more at www.eurekanerd.c…
 
In this episode we've gotta lotta brain-learnings for ya, like how the US Army are predicting peoples behaviour, how Vegas casinos trap gamblers in risky behaviour and how to cure/give someone arachnophobia.Psychology may or may not be for supervillains...Questions? Comments? Email us at eurekanerdcast@gmail.com, find us on twitter as @eurekanerdca…
 
We've got an education in economics, we've got the morality of an artificial intelligence, we've got... facial hair? Sounds like our halloween costumes are sorted. But first, science!Questions? Comments? Email us at eurekanerdcast@gmail.com, find us on twitter as @eurekanerdcast, and even more at www.eurekanerd.com . Leave us a review on iTunes, an…
 
Confronting conspiracy theories, Facebook advertising opportunities, tweeting about science to scientists and encouraging robots towards collective action: we're living in the future now, folks. Better bring some science with you.Also, this episode was recorded before the big revelations that Facebook had been misusing personal information for adve…
 
Welcome, one and all, to The Ig Nobel Prizes - for science that makes you laugh, then makes you think. We've got rollercoasters, swearing in Spanish, auto-butts, tumescence, wine, cannibals and more! Whoever said science was boring has not spent an evening at the opera with Improbable Research...Questions? Comments? Email us at eurekanerdcast@gmail…
 
It seems like everyone in every institute press office is winding down for their summer holidays, which means it's time to clear out the piles of press releases in a mad dash for the beach. Who's going to be mad enough to plough through all this research and find the best, worst and weirdest bits anyway?Ahem.Questions? Comments? Email us at eurekan…
 
In episode 32, we talked about whales and how big they can get. Y'know what else lives in the water and can get real big? Well, lots of things, but let's start with sharks. Melissa is the founder of the Fins United Initiative, and knows sharks inside and out, quite literally. So, join us for a chat about shark biology, their ecology and human psych…
 
Gather round, one and all, for some top performance tricks for any aspiring science communicators, youtubers, podcasters, performers, Pint of Science types... Just about anyone who has information they want someone else to hear.Like us! Also, we talk Dino Crisis.Questions? Comments? Email us at eurekanerdcast@gmail.com, find us on twitter as @eurek…
 
There's nothing the internet loves more than heartwarming animal content, so come cosy up with the latest news about optimistic chickens, friendly lemurs and cultured whales. Internet gold.Questions? Comments? Email us at eurekanerdcast@gmail.com, find us on twitter as @eurekanerdcast, and even more at www.eurekanerd.com . And leave us a review on …
 
As America-centric as this episodes title may seem, rest assured that the science within applies all of us across the globe. We are all as one, united in our admiration of majestic whales, and fear of giant, face-eating dragonflies.That last one might just be me more than you, but, seriously...Questions? Comments? Email us at eurekanerdcast@gmail.c…
 
Attention: This episode is for adults only - we talk about some grown-up subject matter, which no kids should hear. Stuff like alcohol and... well, mostly alcohol. Almost entirely alcohol. Oh, and some politics, so yeah, grown up stuff.Questions? Comments? Email us at eurekanerdcast@gmail.com, find us on twitter as @eurekanerdcast, and even more at…
 
As a heads up: While we've got some dumb stories in this one about pounding Red Bull and signature weapons of the Saints Row series, we also talk about depression, alcohol abuse and bullying. It's more fun than it sounds, honest. Questions? Comments? Email us at eurekanerdcast@gmail.com, find us on twitter as @eurekanerdcast, and even more at www.e…
 
It's a new year, a new episode, and some new science for your ears only. And, I know we've said it a lot before, but we're both fans of saving the world. Would you like to save the world too? Thought so. So, have a listen, and find out how. It's easier than you might think...Questions? Comments? Email us at eurekanerdcast@gmail.com, find us on twit…
 
We've made no secret of our physics failings in the past, but Scary ( @schrodingerskit ) is here to answer all our quantum queries. We've got nanoscale antennae, we've got winners and losers, and we've even got some jokes!Lucky us.Questions? Comments? Email us at eurekanerdcast@gmail.com, find us on twitter as @eurekanerdcast, and even more at www.…
 
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