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TWISThis Week in Science (TWIS) is a weekly, hour-long web and radio show presenting an humorous, often opinionated, and irreverent look at the week in science and technology.

In each episode, TWIS discusses the latest in cutting-edge science news on topics such as genetic engineering, stem cells, cybernetics, epigenetics, space exploration, neuroscience, microbiology, the end of the world, and a show favorite – Countdown to World Robot Domination.

our weekly dose of of science news made fun and relevant. Want to know what's happening in the world of science? We can help. Join the science conversation!

Homepage: http://www.twis.org


This Week in Science Show Archive:

15 May, 2019– Episode 721 – Understanding Antarctic Ice

Thursday 16th May 2019

Interview on Antarctic Ice with Dr. Christina Hulbe, Moon Science, Good Whale Genes, Toothy Human History, Sticky Scandinavians, The STD Advantage, Learning Rewards, Artificial Number Sense, Plastic Proof, Faster Walker, Catapult Spiders, And Much More...The post15 May, 2019– Episode 721 – Understanding Antarctic Iceappeared first onThis Week in Science - The Kickass Science Podcast.


08 May, 2019– Episode 720 – How to Stop the Extinctions

Thursday 9th May 2019

Looming Extinctions, Black Hot Ice, The Modern Phage, Logical Wasps, Sexy Flies, Cambrian Fuel, Collapsar Stars, Human Origin Letdown, Heart Repair, Blood Brain Test, Pokemon Brain, Pandas And Bamboo, A Lost Stash, And Much More...The post08 May, 2019– Episode 720 – How to Stop the Extinctionsappeared first onThis Week in Science - The Kickass Science Podcast.


01 May, 2019– Episode 719 – What Makes A Superhero?

Thursday 2nd May 2019

Wobbly Jets, Alzheimer's Prions, Dating Denisovans, Super Unhealthy?, Geomagnetic Jerks, Danish Unicorn Diversity, Space Water, Toxo Heart Drug, Ban The Bags, Snoot Booping Canines, And Much More...The post01 May, 2019– Episode 719 – What Makes A Superhero?appeared first onThis Week in Science - The Kickass Science Podcast.


24 April, 2019– Episode 718 – Inside Project Drawdown

Thursday 25th April 2019

Interview w/ Dr. Jonathan Foley on Project Drawdown, Hereditary Heights, Hearing Voices, Penguin Warming, Seaweed For Deer, Clean Mouse Houses, Glowing Gonopods, Lots Of Earthquakes, Ancient Beer, And Much More...The post24 April, 2019– Episode 718 – Inside Project Drawdownappeared first onThis Week in Science - The Kickass Science Podcast.


17 April, 2019– Episode 717 – Keeping Science Alive!

Thursday 18th April 2019

First Heart?, Only Mostly Dead!, CBD Cures, Microbial Bowels, Fire Ant Soap Opera, Sea Spider Legs, Coral Reef Screens, Exoplanet Life, Baby Molecule, Deep AI, Bio Machines, Pond Life, Ancient Pee, And Much More...The post17 April, 2019– Episode 717 – Keeping Science Alive!appeared first onThis Week in Science - The Kickass Science Podcast.


10 April, 2019– Episode 716 – Seeing the Hole Thing

Thursday 11th April 2019

Seeing A Hole, Autism Treatment Success?, More New Humans!, Screwy Sperm, Cricket Aging, Batty Lives, Chinese Monkey Brains, Metal Asteroids, What You Eat, Cat Understanding, And Much More...The post10 April, 2019– Episode 716 – Seeing the Hole Thingappeared first onThis Week in Science - The Kickass Science Podcast.


03 April, 2019– Episode 715 – Live From The Alberta Rose in Portland!

Tuesday 9th April 2019

Fishy Fossils, Music Against Mosquitoes, Sweat Secrets, Fish Mucus Medicine, Denisovans Did It, Skinky Brethren, Slumber Parties!, Interview with Dr. Allison Coffin, A Metric Poo Ton, Deadly Bird Cities, Animal Relaxation, And Much More...The post03 April, 2019– Episode 715 – Live From The Alberta Rose in Portland!appeared first onThis Week in Science - The Kickass Science Podcast.


27 March, 2019– Episode 714 – What is the End?

Friday 29th March 2019

Interview w/ Dr. Katie Mack On Astrophysics, Brain Cells For Bob?, Exercise Factors, 5-Year Plan, Babysitter Benefits, Scuba Diving Lizards, Big Ol T Rex, Lamb Bag Update, Over-Interpretation Hallucination, Evolution Constraints, Cancer Trees, And Much More...The post27 March, 2019– Episode 714 – What is the End?appeared first onThis Week in Science - The Kickass Science Podcast.


20 March, 2019– Episode 713 – Fishing for Science?

Thursday 21st March 2019

An Interview w/ Dr. Chris Donnelly on ALS&proteins, Magnetic Brains, Mini-Brains, God&Society, Bird Poop, Old Sperm, Asteroids, Grey Goo, And Much More...The post20 March, 2019– Episode 713 – Fishing for Science?appeared first onThis Week in Science - The Kickass Science Podcast.


13 March, 2019– Episode 712 – Daylight Science Time!

Thursday 14th March 2019

Spending Cuts For Science, Mammoth Mouse, Art Rocks, Transient Anatomy, Horseshoe Spiders, Festival Henge, Dusty Space, Pain Pits?, Controlling Birth Control, Allergy Meds, Physics Combs, Work Gratitude, And Much More...The post13 March, 2019– Episode 712 – Daylight Science Time!appeared first onThis Week in Science - The Kickass Science Podcast.