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Science after Sunset
72 minutes | 10 months ago
6. Virus to Be Murdered By
Host: Dean Coey (@thescienceboii) Co-Host: Adam McAvoy (@AdamTheRockMcA) Guest: Ryan Scollan (@Gscienceio) Science after Sunset is back after a brief hiatus! This time we're getting to the bottom of the ongoing Chinese outbreak of the novel coronavirus. Where did it come from? How does it spread? How lethal is it? And most importantly how do we protect ourselves? We'll be discussing a closely related outbreak that happened in 2002/2003, and we'll sort out the fact from the fiction in recent news headlines.
45 minutes | a year ago
5. HPV Vaccine Superstar
Host: Dean Coey (@thescienceboii)Co-Host: Adam McAvoy (@AdamTheRockMcA)Guest: Michelle McAvoy On this episode of Science After Sunset, we were extremely fortunate to be joined by Michelle McAvoy - a local school nurse / Adam's mother. We discuss the HPV vaccine, a marvelous creation that actually prevents cervical cancer and much more. As Adam will find out, you're never too old to hear about the "birds and the bees" from your mother!
67 minutes | 2 years ago
4. Mental Health
Host: Dean Coey (@thescienceboii)Co-Host: Adam McAvoy (@AdamTheRockMcA)Guest: Molly Drew (@mollyjdrew) It's officially Mental Health Awareness Week! On this episode of Science after Sunset we're going to be taking a closer look at mental health both inside and outside of academia. Adam and I will shares stories about the last time we cried and our fantastic guest Molly helps us to get more comfortable talking about our mental health.
62 minutes | 2 years ago
3. Gangsta Rap vs Anti-Vaxx Conspiracies
Host: Dean Coey (@thescienceboii) Co-Host: Adam McAvoy (@AdamTheRockMcA) Guest: Ally Gray This week on Science after Sunset, we take the fight to the anti-vaxxers! We'll go through all the classic conspiracies about vaccines you might hear on Twitter, and we get funky with some scientifically dope lyrics! We've also got the very talented Claire Hill (@ClaireHill_) from the podcast Science in Ten, giving us a straightforward, no-nonsense explanation of what a vaccine is!
40 minutes | 2 years ago
2. Genetically Engineered Humans!?
This month we're talking about the controversial CRISPR babies! Dr He Jiankwai is a Chinese scientist who has created a massive uproar in the scientific community by creating the worlds first genetically edited humans. Joined by my guests: Beth Wilson, William Doyle, and Ethan Hill, we delve into the realm of human cloning, the morality of gene editing, and the potential dystopian futures this technology may inspire... If you enjoy Science after Sunset be sure to tweet us @thescienceboii with your questions or tell us what you'd like to hear about in the future!
40 minutes | 2 years ago
1. From Snake Oil to Snake Goop
What does a rootin' tootin' cowboy-shootin' video game like Red Dead Redemption 2 have in common with Academy Award-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow? The answer may surprise you... This evening I'm joined by my good friends Adam McAvoy (@AdamTheRockMcA) and Alexandra Armson (@alexarmson). We'll be discussing the difference between science and pseudoscience, as well as highlighting some of the most ridiculous "wellness" products peddled online. Alex gives us her perspective on what it might be like for teenage girls to be targeted by some of these harmful products and Adam highlights how powerful marketing can be, even when the product is complete nonsense. From psychic vampire repellent to an extremely dangerous coffee enema, join us as we tackle the anti-science movement! If you enjoy the episode remember to tweet us @thescienceboii with questions or suggestions about what you'd like to hear about in the future. We promise to read every tweet!
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