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SciPod Radio is an interview series with leading scientists from around the world covering a diverse range of topics.

SciPod Radio Episodes

From Testing For Chemical Weapons To Pain Relief With CBD. Andrea Holmes Shares Her Story

In this episode Andrea Holmes shares her journey from creating an app for testing for chemicals to now working with a start up delivering pain relief through CBD.

Searching For The Beginning Of The Universe With Brian Keating

In this episode we speak with Brian Keating about his research on looking for the start of the universe. And we also explore the ethics around the Nobel Prize.

Resources mentioned:

Brian’s website: https://briankeating.com/

Grab a copy of “Losing The Nobel Prize” here


Can We Effectively Predict Earthquakes..? With Luca Dal Zilio

In this episode of SciPod Radio, we speak with Luca Dal Zilio from CalTech regarding earthquake prediction, what makes it so difficult, and what to do if you live in an area that could be affected by earthquakes.

Resources mentioned:

Luca’s personal webpage: www.gps.caltech.edu/~dalzilio/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/lucadalzilio (@lucadalzilio)

Caltech SeismoLab: http://www.seismolab.caltech.edu

Geohazard International (GHI): https://www.geohaz.org

United States Geological Survey (USGS) Earthquake Hazards Program: https://earthquake.usgs.gov/learn/preparedness.php


How To Help Bumblebees Before The World Ends… With Dave Goulson

In this episode of SciPod Radio we talk with Dave Goulson about his research on bumblebees. We cover why they’re so important to our existence, how to get more involved with bees if your a keen gardener, and even how you can help if you’re not green-fingered or you don’t have a garden…

Resources mentioned:

Best garden flowers for bees: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/lifesci/goulsonlab/resources/flowers

For Dave’s new book click here: “The Garden Jungle: or Gardening to Save the Planet”

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