The Science Pawdcast

Jason Zackowski

Fascinating Facts.

Adorable Dog Stories.

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This week on The Pawdcast we chat about the science behind why those turkeys getting deep fried kept exploding on social media.  WHY DO THEY BLOW UP?In Pet Science you take a look at a study that found some interesting things about the first couple nights a dog spends at a shelter...could you apply to dogs in new locations or puppies?Our guest in ask an expert is Niba from Notes By Niba who chats with us about how to communicate science through video and some of her amazing work!  It's a fun and different chat!  Make sure you like and subscribe to her youtube channel!  For Science, Empathy and Cuteness!!!Niba on twitter: https://twitter.com/NotesByNibaNiba's website: https://www.notesbyniba.org/Notes by Niba on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/NotesByNibaBunsen and Beaker Links:The Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comSignup for your Newsletter!https://www.getrevue.co/profile/bunsenbernerbmd/issues/weekly-newsletter-of-bunsen-and-beaker-issue-8-847723The Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=enSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

Dec 2

1 hr 7 min

This week on the show we chat about an interesting new development in the realm of biodegradable plastic in an unlikely area - Glitter!  There is also a really funny story here related to Glitter!  In Pet Science we take a look at separation anxiety...in humans being away from their pets!  Our expert guest is author and animal psychologist Dr. Zazie Todd!  She chats her new book and the science behind making your doggo happy!  A fun family chat rounds out the podcast!Dr. Todd on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CompAnimalPsychWag The Science of Making Your Dog Happy! Companion Animal Psychology: https://www.companionanimalpsychology.com/Pre-Order Purr! Bunsen and Beaker Links:The Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=enSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

Nov 25

1 hr 4 min

What a fun week!  One the family front Bunsen and Beaker got to meet Flint, a Boston Dynamic robot dog at a space science center!  So cool!  On the podcast front we have an amazing story about spinal cord repair which sounds really promising!  In Pet Science we break down new information about sounds in your house that could be really stressing your dog out.  Our guest in "Ask an Expert" is the amazing Dr. Morgan Halane who gives us a fun and educational chat about how plants have immune systems and how they work!Don't miss the family chat section, it's hilarious!For Science, Empathy, and Cuteness!Dr. Morgan Halane on twitter: https://twitter.com/themorgantrailDr. Halane's website: https://morganhalane.com/Bunsen and Beaker Links:The Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=enSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

Nov 18

1 hr 13 min

This week on The Science Pawdcast we chat about some new findings about climate change is affecting our atmosphere...what's going on there?  In Pet Science we break down new evidence that points towards the reason dogs tilt their heads when listening to you.  It's adorable!!  Our guest in "Ask an Expert" is the dynamic Dr. Leila Saleh who chats about the AMAZING science happening with biological engineering!  You won't believe some of the things she and others are working on!Adam was in a MOOD for Story Time, so the whole show is CAN'T MISS!For Science, Empathy, and Cuteness!Dr. Saleh on twitter: https://twitter.com/LeilaSSalehBryant Lab: https://twitter.com/TheBryantLabBunsen and Beaker Links:The Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=enSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

Nov 11

55 min 50 sec

This week on the science pawdcast we discuss the emergency authorization for one of the mRNA vaccines in the United States and what the data says from their research.  We have a special second science article to breakdown as a recent study showed that a specific species of bird was able to reproduce asexually!!  What?  So Cool!  Our guest this week is the amazing Kayla Ivey who chats cosmetic chemistry, some cool facts about making hand sanitizer and also her love (and skill) for professional photography!  She rocks!Don't miss the wacky family section either!!!For Science, Empathy, and Cuteness!Kayla on twitter: https://twitter.com/KIGraphics Kayla's website: https://www.kaylagraphics.com/ Bunsen and Beaker Links:The Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=enSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

Nov 4

1 hr 3 min

This week on the podcast we chat about a study that proved gravity can affect time even at tiny tiny distances, it's way cool.  In pet science we break down a story in a big magazine about best practices in dog training!  Our expert guest is Dr. Shenell Tolson whose passion for science and infectious energy will leave you wanting to hear more about public health!    She is so amazing!!!!  A wacky family section will also leave you in stitches! For Science, Empathy, and Cuteness!Links to Dr. Shenell TolsonTwiter: https://twitter.com/G_ProteinMain Website: https://thepublichealthbae.com/Stembassy: https://twitter.com/stembassyWebsite for Stembassy: https://www.stembassy.org/Bunsen and Beaker Links:The Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=enSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

Oct 28

1 hr 3 min

This week on the pawdcast we chat about the exciting new NASA mission that just launched sending a probe named Lucy to the Trojan asteroids of Jupiter!  We also breakdown a study that found surprising similarities between dog and human ADHD.  Our guest in Ask an Expert is Maria from an amazing website called Omni Calculator!  You'll be blown away at what this website can calculate!  For Science, Empathy and Cuteness!!!Here is Omni Calculator!  https://www.omnicalculator.com/Omni Calculator on Twitter: https://zencastr.com/dashboardBunsen and Beaker Links:The Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=enSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

Oct 22

55 min 47 sec

This week on the podcast one of the most exciting topics (to dadguy) gets discussed- GIANT SLOTHS!  What did they eat?  The new evidence will shock you!  Also a cool study sheds (ha) light on how the movement and breeding of ancient Siberia Sled Dogs probably proved that the northern most people had established elaborate trade routes!  Our guest in ASK AND EXPERT is Astrophysicist Cheyenne Polius .  She will delight you with her story of she travelled across the ocean to study the stars and inspire you with her motivation to see others succeed in STEM through Black in Astro https://twitter.com/BlackInAstro!Cheyenne on twitter: https://twitter.com/CheyennePoliusCheyenne's Organizations she is involved in: Co-founder and President of the St Lucia National Astronomy Association https://twitter.com/lunaa758National Point of Contact for St Lucia in the Space Generation Advisory CouncilFor Science, Empathy, and Cuteness!Bunsen and Beaker Links:The Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=enSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

Oct 15

1 hr

On the podcast this week we chat about the data released about the new drug for COVID19 making the news by Merck.   What do the experts think?  In pet science we chat about a worrisome trend with medically resistant hookworm in dogs.  What should you know?  Our guest this week is the absolutely amazing Dr. Susanna Harris.  She chats the importance of science communication and her advocacy group that helps stressed out students!  We love her!  She rocks!Dr. Harris:https://twitter.com/SusannaLHarrishttps://twitter.com/PhD_BalanceBunsen and Beaker Links:The Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=enSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

Oct 7

1 hr 13 min

Hey everyone!  One the podcast this week we chat about the groundbreaking evidence that has been buzzing all over the science world the last week about new evidence that humans walked in North America far earlier than the current theory.  Super cool!  In Pet Science, we take a look at a study which has some good data about how to improve the retention of new skills in dog training.  Fun!  Our expert guest is Health Data Scientist Dr. Shelby Scott who talks with us about some heavy concepts such as gun violence and COVID and how the use of health data can make decisions to save lives.  It's a very profound conversation, don't miss it!The week is rounded out by a wacky family section!For Science, Empathy, and Cuteness!Dr. Scott on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Shelby_M_ScottBunsen and Beaker Links:The Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=enSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

Sep 30

1 hr 17 min

This week on The Science Pawdcast we chat about a new study which discovered why small biting insects can use tiny mandibles to do serious damage.  In Pet Science we chat about a study that concluded some new information about Cat Personalities!  In Ask and Expert we have Amanda Bachman to chat Nuclear Science with us.  She provides some amazing insight and I hope we all learn more about this technology/science!!  In the mailbag section the family answers the top questions from Twitter!!For Science, Empathy, and Cuteness!Amanda on Twitter!https://twitter.com/amanda_bachmannBunsen and Beaker Links:The Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=enSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

Sep 23

1 hr 10 min

After a week break the Pawdcast is back!  We have a couple fun science articles to discuss, one being a death match between a star and a black hole- METAL!  In Pet Science, we look at new research on the effect of positive reinforcement training on dogs vs other methods which are...less pawsitive.  Our guest this week is the inspiring Dr. Clare Gibson who makes the case that science needs story telling and that one type of media which can create a powerful response in video!  It's so unique and amazing, give it a listen!  In the Family section we chat about stories from Comic Con- which was the reason for the podcast break last week!Dr. Clare Gibson on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AllegoryAlchemyFind out more about Science Storytelling!  https://www.allegoricalalchemy.com/More Dr. Gibson!  https://twitter.com/CG_CreativeFor Science, Empathy, and Cuteness!Bunsen and Beaker Links:The Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=enSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

Sep 16

1 hr 21 min

The Science Pawdcast will be back next week.We hope you enjoy this RERUN where I was lucky enough to talk to Matt from We Rate Dogs.  He is a kinda, funny and brilliant young man, and the We Rate Dogs twitter account has to be credited for the popularity of Bunsen and Beaker on twitter.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

Sep 10

1 hr 5 min

It's been a busy week and the podcast is out a couple hours later than usual, but school start up for all three of the Zackowski's at home is super busy!  In Science News we chat about a very interesting study in which the color of hummingbirds matters..but in a way you wouldn't think!   In Pet Science we chat about how cat genetics is "Paw"sibly overlooked and what we could be missing by not studying cats as much as dogs.  Our expert guest is Dr. Jan Scholtz, post doc scientist who studies galaxy formation.  His chat with us with blow your mind!The mailbag is back this week!!!For Science, Empathy and Cuteness!Dr. Jan Scholtz on Twitter:https://twitter.com/astrojansenDr. Jan Scholtz's website:https://janscholtz.co.uk/ Bunsen and Beaker Links:The Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=enSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

Sep 3

1 hr 18 min

On the Pawdcast this week our science article is a bit of sports psychology that touches on how COVID affected sport without having fans in the stadium..it's really interesting!  Our pet science story is a heads up match between wolf puppies and dog puppies to "get" humans.  Our expert guest is the engaging and amazing Dagmar der Weduwen who will stun you with what she knows about the Archer Fish!  It's such a great interview!We have a very emotional and heartwarming family section this week...don't miss it!For Science, Empathy, and Cuteness!Dagmar J. der WeduwenTwitter: https://twitter.com/DJWeduwenDagmar's website:https://heremaybedragons.wordpress.com/Bunsen and Beaker Links:The Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=enSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

Aug 27

1 hr 15 min

We back from the island!  It got a little toasty on the way back, but we are safe and the fires we went through are starting to get under control.  In science news we have an amazing story about a fusion milestone, which is super cool!  The pet story is from a new study that became a massive fight on twitter as the conclusion was that cats should be kept inside as they be murdering everything.  We stayed out of it!  Ha!  However, what did they do in the study?  Listen and learn!  Our guest this week is the amazing Beth Firzpatrick who has had an amazing career and will regale you with tales and amazing information about working in environmental consulting.  For Science, Empathy and Cuteness!Beth on Twitter https://twitter.com/xperiementBeth's linkedin https://www.linkedin.com/in/beth-fitzpatrick-a6311a143The DEADLY MOLASSES STORY https://news.northeastern.edu/2019/01/15/heres-what-boston-looked-like-after-a-deadly-wave-of-molasses-swallowed-the-north-end/EPA stuff: https://www.epa.gov/docketsBunsen and Beaker Links:The Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=enSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

Aug 20

1 hr 16 min

We on the island- but the podcast must still go on!This week we take a fun look at the science of science doing acrobatic tricks and how a group of researchers set up a parkour course to take some observations about their skill levels!  In pet science we take a look at an adorable study which seeks to determine if a dog knows when you are lying and cuts you a break if you are just misinformed!  Our expert guest is the amazing Dr. Emily Bray who is the scientist from the "Puppy Pointing Study" you would have noticed on many big news outets!  She was gracious enough to give us a bit of her time.Dr. Bray's website: https://www.emilyebray.com/Dr. Bray on twitter! :https://twitter.com/DrEmilyBrayBunsen and Beaker Links:The Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=enSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

Aug 12

1 hr 22 min

Hope you all are enjoying your summer!  We are!  With the drone and an upcoming amazing trip to Vancouver Island, our family is!   In Science News we chat about little anoles and how they hold their breath.  In Pet Science laugh and learn  about how dogs trick other dogs through the use of peeing high.  Our expert is the chemically cool Dr. Nicholas Cooley who chats biochem and some amazing applications of gene clusters!Take Care!For Science, Empathy, and Cuteness!Dr. Nicholas Cooley on twitter: https://twitter.com/npcooleyBunsen and Beaker Links:The Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=enSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

Aug 5

1 hr 14 min

Shakes on Mars?  What?  That's right, we chat MARS QUAKES!  Then a study which had many people up in arms on social media as it was about the lack of evidence that grain free diets had any positive impact on those animals that were fed it.  Our guest in ask an expert is the delightful Emory Colvin, a nuclear engineer who will paint an amazing picture of the wonders of all things nuclear!  You'll also get to learn about Duncan's new cat George!  It's a full house!For Science, Empathy, and Cuteness!Emory on twitter:https://twitter.com/NuclearAlchemyCoalition of Graduate Employees @ OSUhttps://twitter.com/cge6069https://www.cge6069.org/Support Black Transhttps://t.co/62tYnUzojp?amp=1Emory's D'nD!!https://www.twitch.tv/waywornwyrmBunsen and Beaker Links:The Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=enSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

Jul 30

1 hr 8 min

This week on the science pawdcast we have an amazing guest, Dr. Sandra Rehan to chat BEES!  In science news we delve into the new research on these amazing plants that create repeating patterns.  In pet science we look at a study that asks the question...would dogs pay it forward?As always we have a fun family section and special treat in Woo or Wow!For Science, Empathy, and Cuteness!Dr. Rehan on Twitter: https://twitter.com/sanrehanRehan Lab: http://www.rehanlab.com/ Bunsen and Beaker Links:The Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=en Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

Jul 22

1 hr 14 min

It's a big number this week!  This is our 100th episode!  We can't believe it!  Thank you so much for listening and coming back to our wacky and educational podcast shows!In science news we look at the now deadly heat dome that baked the pacific northwest of Canada/United Staes and the link to climate change.  In pet science we have a fun study about wolf pups vs puppy puppies!  Our expert guest is Dr. Sasha Protopopova who delights us with her research into getting more humans to pick shelter dogs!  It's heartwarming and educational.Dr. Protopopova's website  https://www.landfood.ubc.ca/alexandra-protopopova/Animal Welfare Program: https://awp.landfood.ubc.ca/The Animal Welfare ProgramFor Science, Empathy, and Cuteness!  The Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=en Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

Jul 15

1 hr 20 min

Hi everyone!  Stay cool!  This week on the science pawdcast is a interesting tale about how our ancient relatives during the stone age used different fire techonolgy to navigate caves!  In Pet Science, it's a short thought experiment about why cats WIGGLE before they pou nce!  Our expert guest is right in line with our goals for the show...it's Animal Behaviour Researcher Monique Udell!  You'll LOVE her chat with us!  Trivia and a gong show of family stories rounds out the cast!For Science, Empathy and Cuteness!The Human Animal Bond:https://thehumananimalbond.com/Support The Show AND Follow Buns and Beaks!The Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=en Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

Jul 8

1 hr 14 min

WOW!  It's been SO HOT!(and we will chat about that in story time!)On the show this week we talk about the new findings of the "Dragon Man" skull and what that means from a human evolutionary standpoint.  In Pet Science we check out how dogs are teaching A.I. to sniff out Cancer!  Our amazing guest this week is the awesome Adrianne Wilson, who talks to us about the Lane Snapper...an amazing fish we've never heard of before!Stay Cool Friends!For Science, Empathy, and Cuteness!Adrianne on Twitter!  https://twitter.com/MsSofishticatedBlack Women in Ecology, Evolution and Marine Science: https://www.bweems.org/Support The Show AND Follow Buns and Beaks!The Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=en Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

Jul 1

1 hr 4 min

This week on the show we chat about something really interesting...do morals dictate how risky you think an action is during COVID-19?  The answer is really interesting!  In pet science we chat about a new additive that borrows on infant formula and tries to work the same nutritional magic with animals!  Our expert guest is AstroToya, who runs a very popular twitter account which consistently out-puns the Science Pawdcast!  Her interview is bubbly and fun, don't miss it!  AstroToya on Twitter: https://twitter.com/astrotoyaMore AstroToya: https://twitter.com/astrotoyaSupport The Show AND Follow Buns and Beaks!Patreon!  https://www.patreon.com/bunsenbernerThe Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=en Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

Jun 24

59 min 18 sec

This week on The Science Pawdcast, we chat about a new study that unlocked the physics of Northern Lights!  In Pet Science, we chat about a study that dug into what makes dogs aggressive.  Our expert guests are Dr. David Rand and Gordon Pennycook, who had their study about how misinformation spreads recently published in Nature.   It's an amazing discussion about what can cause everyday people to share information that is false online.   As this week was CRAZY we ran out of time for Woo or Wow, but there is a fun and silly family section at the end!For Science, Empathy, and Cuteness!The Paper! : https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-021-03344-2Dr. David Rand: https://twitter.com/DG_Rand Dr. Rand's TEDTALK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uC4JZ7TKAmcROBOT GOES HERE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2zB2EJTTijQMORE RAND!  http://davidrand-cooperation.com/musicGordon Pennycook: https://twitter.com/GordPennycookGordon's website: https://gordonpennycook.net/Support The Show AND Follow Buns and Beaks!The Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=en Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

Jun 17

1 hr 8 min

Hi folks!  Thanks for checking out the podcast this week!In Science News we chat about the two missions selected by NASA for Venus!  Both have promising goals and exciting plans!  In Pet Science we take a look at a study which tested if dogs have a sense of self...in a really unique way.  Our expert guest is PhD candidate Jade Simon, Paleontologist & bird nerd.  She has amazing science facts about oviraptors (a cool dinosaur) as well as passionately speaking on the need to include those with disabilities in science (and stories about Basil, her service dog!)For Science, Empathy, and Cuteness!Jade on Twitter: https://twitter.com/oisforoviraptorBasil on Twitter: https://twitter.com/servicepupbasilhttps://www.researchgate.net/profile/Danielle-Simon-2And Jade's website! https://oisforoviraptor.wordpress.com/Support The Show AND Follow Buns and Beaks!The Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=en  Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

Jun 10

1 hr 26 min

Hi everyone!First off, Bunsen is doing much better after his porcupine encounter.  I can't say it was fun, he was in rough shape, but as of today he is totally back to his normal self.In light of those events we are doing a FAQs about porcupines!  We got so many questions about them, I think we could also learn some interesting information!  Instead of Pet Science this week we are going to take a look at an adorable study on Otters in South America.Our expert guest this week is Dr. Tanya Harrison.  It was amazing to chat with her about her work with NASA on the Spirit/Opportunity and Curiosity rovers.  She graciously gave us time and your mind will be blown by her information!  Woo or Wow is reversed this week...you'll have to listen to figure out what that means, and we get into the whole porcupine situation in the family section.For Science, Empathy, and Cuteness!Dr. Tanya Harrison on Twitter: https://twitter.com/tanyaofmarsPlanet: https://twitter.com/planetDr. Harrison's website: https://www.tanyaharrison.com/Support The Show AND Follow Buns and Beaks!The Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=en   Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

Jun 3

1 hr 9 min

Thanks for tuning in folks!This week in science news we chat about the break through that China made in landing a rover on Mars (and we talk a little bit about the Chinese Rocket).  A big win and a big...well fail!  In Pet Science we take a look at a study that asks, if humans can visualize something we smell, that is make a mental picture of it, can dogs do the same given their crazy superior smelling powers?  Find out!  Our expert guest is Joe Vaughn a timber procurement specialist in Georgia who speaks to us about the amazing trees Georgia has (we had NO IDEA) and also some very important ideas about getting more diversity in science!There is a really fun and special Woo or Wow this week!For Science, Empathy, and Cuteness!  Joseph Vaughn on Twitter: https://twitter.com/joetalkstimber#TimberTalksinstagram - ath_Foresterhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/vaughnjoseph/Support The Show AND Follow Buns and Beaks!The Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=en Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

May 27

1 hr 22 min

Hi all!This week on the pawdcast we have have an amazing science story about using brain implants to help paralyzed people write again!  Our pet science story is about the wonders of therapy dogs, but this time, the effect in colleges.  Our expert guest is geologist Carmen Chinery who delights us with dinosaur stories, important rocks and meteor madness!  We have a patron this week on Woo or Wow and some silly stories in Adam's family section.For Science, Empathy, and Cuteness!!Carmen Chinery on Twitter: https://twitter.com/geology24_7Royal Tyrrell Museum  https://tyrrellmuseum.com/Support The Show AND Follow Buns and Beaks!The Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=en Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

May 20

1 hr 29 min

Hi all!Thanks for tuning in this week!  Our science article is about the power of Mangrove Forests in sequestering carbon and mitigating climate change!  Very cool!  Our pet science article is about a hilarious study which analyzed the infatuation of cats sitting in boxes!  The expert guest this week is physics wizz PHD candidate Dorothee Tell who will astound you with the wild world of cooling things to near absolute zero!  She does an amazing job of breaking down very complicated concepts like quantum superposition for us!  A fun trivia section and family stories round out the week!For Science, Empathy and Cuteness!Dorothee on Twitter: https://twitter.com/IcecreamlillyThe Crazy Interferometer she's working on!  https://twitter.com/VLBAI_Hannoverhttps://www.iqo.uni-hannover.de/en/research-groups/quantum-sensing/research-projects/vlbai-very-long-baseline-atom-interferometry/Support The Show AND Follow Buns and Beaks!The Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=en Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

May 13

1 hr 11 min

What a fun show we have for you today!  In science news we take a look at a big meta study about the fallout from the Chernobyl disaster and it's affect on kids during that time.  Pet Science is really whimsical this week!  We were tagged by many fans who wanted us to know about this adorable dog who broke the world record for the most things in its mouth.  Going down this rabbit whole, we found science articles about BIG MOUTH's in animals.  So fun!  Our expert guest Mairead Montague, a pHD student and nuclear engineer speaks to us about the science of nuclear energy, the need for it and the safety too!  It's an amazing chat!As always, trivia and a fun family section rounds out the podcast!For Science, Empathy and Cuteness!Mairead Montague on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MaireadMontagueSupport The Show AND Follow Buns and Beaks!The Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=en Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

May 6

1 hr 24 min

Hi all!What an exciting episode!Our science news item is all about the rover's success at making oxygen on Mars!  How much did it make?  Why is this a big deal?  Listen to find out!  In our Pet Science section we chat about bacteria in your house from dogs....should you worry?  Our guest in the "Ask an Expert" section is the OUT OF THIS WORLD Theoretical Physicist Dr. Kate Mack.  She chats with us about her book, the end of the universe and some just stellar mind bending things about space!Don't miss this one!Dr. Katie Mack on Twitter Want Dr. Mack's book?  Click here! (but check local stores first!)Want to know more about Dr. Mack?  HERE!Support The Show AND Follow Buns and Beaks!The Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=en  Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

Apr 29

1 hr 29 min

I got my first SHOT!  YES!Even though the immune response kicked my butt, I'm so happy!So on the podcast this week we will take a look at the crazy physics happening with Muons!  Don't know what those are?  Well you will!  HA!  In pet science we taking a look at therapy dog science again!  Our expert guest is Michael Norton, who is the Forestry Director General in Alberta.  It's an AMAZING chat and runs long, but we are sure you'll love the science and conversation!As always we have trivia and family stories!For Science, Empathy, and Cuteness!Michael on Twitterhttps://twitter.com/northern_norton Natural Resources Canada Twitterhttps://twitter.com/NRCanNatural Resources Canada https://www.nrcan.gc.ca/homeSupport The Show AND Follow Buns and Beaks!The Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=en  Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

Apr 22

1 hr 37 min

Hi all!This week on the Science Pawdcast we take a look at the new reporting from Europe about the possible link between AstraZeneca and rare blood clots.  As an update, Canada has approved AZ for those 55+.  In Pet Science, an adorable science study looked at if dogs have the ability to image a situation that would make them jealous!  Our expert guest is Dr. George Komatsoulis who has had a varied career in science but finds himself at CancerLinQ as the chief of biomedical informatics.  What is biomedical informatics?  You'll have listen!  It's so interesting!Woo or Wow makes a return and we have the story of the attempted murder of the rooster in the family section!For Science, Empathy, and Cuteness!Dr. K on Twitter: https://twitter.com/gak1965Learn more about CancerLinQ: https://www.cancerlinq.org/More about Dr. K!: https://www.cancerlinq.org/about/george-komatsoulisSupport The Show AND Follow Buns and Beaks!The Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=en  Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

Apr 15

1 hr 19 min

This week is a bit shorter episode as we are all on Spring Break and doing some day trips into the mountains.  No Woo or Wow this week, but we have a really interesting science article about the cost that invasive species have caused to humanity.  Crazy!  Our Pet Science section is about a study which looked at if you should pose with a cat in a data app profile pic!  Silly!Our expert guest is Dr. Taylor Szyszka, a scientist who works with protein nano-compartments, as well as promoting science through scicom work on Australian TV!For Science, Empathy and Cuteness!Dr.  Szyszka on Twitter:https://twitter.com/taylorszyszkaSydney Chemistry!https://twitter.com/SydneyChemistrySupport The Show AND Follow Buns and Beaks!The Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=en  Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

Apr 9

1 hr 14 min

Hi all!  Snow Squall!HA!  This week in Science News we have an amazing study where using determination and science, a group of researchers determined the cause of what was killing birds in the south eastern part of the United States.  In Pet Science...it's all about the bacteria in dog feet and if they are safe!Our expert guest, Dr. Charlie Rolsky gives a spirited and enthusiastic talk about Killer Whales and a Killer Whale Poop  sniffing dog!  Also how we need to think differently about plastics and what teams of scientists are working on around the world to mitigate plastic pollution!Sorry for the audio in Woo or Wow this week!  That was my bad!  Two mics and it recorded with the lower quality one.  A short family section rounds out the podcast!Dr. Charlie Rolsky on TwitterPlastic Oceans International Support The Show AND Follow Buns and Beaks!The Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=en  Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

Mar 31

1 hr 8 min

Oh man.  Animal Leg Season has begun.Sigh.HA!On the pawdcast this week, in science news we take a look at a massive study that found some fun things about eye color genetics!  In Pet Science it's all about puppies and pointing!  Our expert guests are  Jen Stone  and Stefanie Bergkren who are amazing medical laboratory scientists and they pull back the curtain on the work done in infectious disease labs as well as hospital labs!  As always, fun trivia and hilarious family chats!For Science, Empathy, and Cuteness!Jen Stone on Twitter:https://twitter.com/LabMonkeyJenThe article she spoke of: Tracing Our Roots by V. KotlarzKes The Science Pawficer@sciencepawficerkesSupport The Show AND Follow Buns and Beaks!The Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=en  Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

Mar 25

1 hr 22 min

This week on the Science Pawdcast you might have noticed a different start!  That was Canadian Mark Meer, a voice actor who has voiced numerous characters in video games.  He was the voice of Commander Shepard of the critically acclaimed "Mass Effect" games made by Bioware!  Mass Effect is also one of our favorite games (and Patron Ben Ratherts too!)In Science News we did a deep dive into the stories of radioactive dust being blown back to France from nuclear testing in the Sahara desert!  In Pet Science we take a look at a report that gathered data from all the studies which used dogs to help find endangered species and what worked best (answer- dogs did great!) Our expert guest is Donna Craig, a food safety proctor, and she chats with us about how food safety is taken seriously in the restuarant business, what to watch out for at home and what illnesses are interesting and dangerous from the food science realm!We have the MAILBAG this week and some trivia! Donna on Twitter:https://twitter.com/craigofdonnaSupport The Show AND Follow Buns and Beaks!The Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=en  Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

Mar 18

1 hr 13 min

Season 3 Episode 2:In Science News we chat about an amazing idea, backed by studies on ancient climate change, that massive dinosaurs made a move to Greenland thanks to a drop in CO2!  In Pet Science we take a look at a study which is using catnip to ward off mosquitoes!  Our expert guest is Halan Mohamed, an engineer and PhD student who chats with us about the importance of having engineers and some fun stories about how common household items could be the key to engineering breakthroughs!  We are joined by a Patron for Woo or Wow and some fun family stories rounds out the Pawdcast!For Science, Empathy, and Cuteness!Halan on Twitter @HalanMX: https://twitter.com/HalanMX Support The Show AND Follow Buns and Beaks!The Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=en  Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

Mar 11

1 hr 6 min

Welcome back!  It's so good to chat again with you all!  We have an amazing season of guests lined up so...HERE WE GO!In Science News we had to take a deep dive into the Rover on Mars- Perseverance!  Our heart was in our throat as it landed and we cheered with science all over the world (and the NASA folks) when it touched down, but what is it exactly?  What is it doing on Mars?   Find out!In Pet Science we take a look at a study which asked the question...do pets care about kids from their families in a scientific sense?  Bunsen and Beaker ADORE Adam...but what do they think of the young ones in a family household?Our guest is the amazing Timothy Caulfield, author and Professor of Law at The University of Alberta.  Timothy is a Canadian Icon who busts pseudoscience and has written books about living your best life...based on science.   We chat about it all...and skunks!Woo or Wow continues as does the family section.For Science, Empathy, and Cuteness!Timothy Caulfield on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CaulfieldTim More about him: https://www.ualberta.ca/law/faculty-and-research/health-law-institute/people/timothycaulfield.htmlHis newest book: "Relax Dammit" https://www.amazon.ca/Relax-Dammit-Users-Guide-Anxiety/dp/0735236321Katherine Lynch's Links!https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpXRRO8V6Tq32d3jQCyC3nwTwitter Handle: @katla_phcSupport The Show AND Follow Buns and Beaks!The Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=en  Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

Mar 4

1 hr 11 min

It's the final episode of Season 2!First off, thank you all so much for coming back to listen to our show every week!  We have built an amazing audience and a put out such pawsitive science content.  Thank you all!In science news this week we take a look at the science of diamond formation!  In dog science we have an amazing study that further delves into why our dogs have such cold noses!  Our guest this week is former "Dadguy" student Chantel Chizen!  We are so proud to have her be the guest to bookend the season.  She chats about soil (not dirt!), marshes and supporting students in school.  A fun family section rounds out the show!Thank you so much again!  We will see you in March with a whole slew of amazing topics and guests!With heartfelt gratitude:Jason (Dadguy), Kris (Mommyfav), Adam (Adamadambobadum) and of courseBunsen and BeakerFor Science, Empathy and Cuteness!!!Chantel on Twitter: https://twitter.com/chantelchizenMore about Chantel!  https://chantelchizen.netlify.app/The Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=en  Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

Feb 4

1 hr 9 min

Oh boy!  Giant blackholes that don't follow what we know about blackholes!  What?  You bet!  Also, because of popular demand, we have WHOLE bunch of turtle talk!  Turtle Science, Turtle woo or wow AND Kris talks about our new turtles Carl and/or Sagan!  Our expert guest this week is Dr. Reid Haslup who talks to us about the science of colors in textiles, dogs and mental health.  It's an educational and uplifting discussion!For Science, Emapthy, and Cuteness!!!Dr. Reid Haslup's Youtube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgU20cUNKJVY4gDDCvOs-hgMental Health First Aid Canadahttps://www.mhfa.ca/Mental Health First Air United Stateshttps://www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org/The Blackhole video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QgNDao7m41MThe Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=en  Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

Jan 28

1 hr 24 min

This week on the pawdcast we take a look back at climate data from 2020.  How did 2020 stack up against other years?  In Pet Science we have a hilarious section where we debate how cats are superior to dogs (at some things!)  Our guest this week is Franziska Tell , a PhD student who astounds us with tales of the Arctic and life millions of years old.   Another fun Woo or Wow with a patron and some fun questions answered in the mailbag!For Science, Empathy and Cuteness!Franziska Tell on Twitter: https://twitter.com/GruenEisBaerScientific Fairy Tales!Neogloboquadrina pachyderma - the Foraminifera species I couldn't sayFranziska's guinea pigs The Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=en  Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

Jan 21

1 hr 16 min

This week on The Science Pawdcast:A new type of chemical bond is both confusing and amazing to general chemistry!  Yes, it's my area of love in science, but I promise to make it interesting!  In dog science we have an amazing science theory to discuss and it's the conclusion of a study of HOW human's first domesticated dogs...and it's mind blowing if true!  Our guest is Dr. Jacob Shreckengost an electrophysiologist who chats to us about the spine, brain, dogs and beer!  We have an touching story by one of our patrons in Woo or Wow and a crazy family section!Thanks for listening!  For Science, Empathy, and Cuteness!Dr. Jacob Shreckengost  on Twitter: https://twitter.com/PokenmeisterThe Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=en Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

Jan 14

1 hr 34 min

Holy wow.  What a turbulent week.  Events in both Alberta and the United States crept into our life and it was hard to avoid talking about at least the current events for us in our home province.  Also, dominating the news is the SARS-COV-2 variant originating from the UK and so we take a deep dive into what is known about it.  In Pet Science, we take a look a study about the use of robot dogs instead of therapy dogs and if it is as effective!  Our expert guest is Rue Silver, a public health official in New York City.  She shares her expertise about disease factors and equity in a memorable and moving discussion.  Another patron joins us for WOO or WOW and the family section rounds out the week.Please take care of yourself and others and to our American listeners, we are thinking of you.For Science, Empathy and Cuteness!Rue Silver on Twitter: https://twitter.com/pseudelightThe Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=en Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

Jan 7

1 hr 25 min

We have an awesome show for the last episode of 2020!  In Science news we recap some of the biggest science stories of 2020 but also some of the lesser fun science stories to end the year on a pawsitive note!We have fellow educator Ryan Bozer to chat with us about geology, museums and education in the pandemic.  We have a fun woo or wow trivia section and a hilarious look the whole year with the family!Not only that, we have a short clip of the first draft of a song by Vultures of Parliament!For Science, Empathy, and Cuteness!!!Ryan on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ryanbozerThe Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=en Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

Dec 2020

1 hr 25 min

Merry Christmas to those who celebrate it and Happy Holidays to those who celebrate other holidays!  This has been a very exciting week as multiple news outlets have picked up the story of Bunsen and Beaker and my dorky COVID19 videos, so it's been fun talking with reporters!  On the Pawdcast we have a breakdown of how mRNA could be used in future vaccines and drugs!  An adorable science study is also discussed in how dogs improve the reading of kids!  We have Maísa Baggio, a materials engineer to talk the tech in teeth as well as biomaterials and dogs!  The mailbag answers your burning questions and we have another one of our amazing patrons to help with Woo or Wow!For Science, Empathy and Cuteness!  https://twitter.com/maisabaggioThe Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=en Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

Dec 2020

1 hr 17 min

We have such a fun episode for you this week!  In science news we take a look at a study which attempted to find out just how smart octopus are...and if their intelligence comes from their tentacles!  In Pet Science, a heartwarming study looked the effect ALL pets of ALL types has had on our mental health during the isolation of COVID19.  Our guest this week is Anthony Osuna, pHD candidate and dog dad to Pavlov and Maslow of internet fame!  We chat about his research and his dogs!  Adorable and Educational!  We have trivia and some silly and exciting news in the family section.For Science, Empathy and Cuteness!!Anthony on Twitter:https://twitter.com/Pav_DadPavlov and Maslow on Twitter:https://twitter.com/PAVGODOther accounts:https://linktr.ee/PavlovthecorgiThe Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=en Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

Dec 2020

1 hr 18 min

This week on the podcast we will chat about what the collapse of the Arecibo Radio telescope was and why it was such a big deal to astronomy.  In pet science we will discuss a new study which has linked Brown Ticks and warm weather to switching host preference to ....humans!!!Our expert guest this week is Jaymie Rains, a conservationist working with the ranchers of Australia on best practices for cattle grazing.   The butterfly effect of such efforts are profound, you don't want to miss it!  In the family section you will learn  about Vultures of Parliament and how it came to be, as well as other fun stories!!For Science, Empathy and Cuteness!Jaymie on Twitter: https://twitter.com/JaymieRains  The Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=en Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

Dec 2020

1 hr 12 min

Phew!  We so hope that our listeners are being safe during the spike in the pandemic.  Our province of Alberta has had a massive increase which has forced grade 7-12 school aged kids online again and upturned the education process and shuttered some businesses.  Be safe!On the show today we have an amazing new science story about an accidental discovery of armored ants- it's so interesting!  In pet science we take a look at a study which sought to determine who could work better together, wild wolves or domesticated dogs!   Our Expert Guest, Emma Hinkle, will amazing you with her knowledge in genetics but also make you think about being the person to bridge groups of opposing views together.  You'll find out what a border stalker is! We have some fun trivia and the MAILBAG!  Give it a listen!  For Science, Empathy and Cuteness. Emma on Twitter: https://twitter.com/geneticgingerEmma's Website: https://www.geneticginger.com/The Steminista's Podcast!  steministas.podbean.comEmma's insta/Twitter handle: geneticgingerSteministas insta/twitter handle: steministaspodThe Bunsen Website  www.bunsenbernerbmd.comThe Bunsen Website has adorable merch with hundreds of different combinations of designs and apparel- all with Printful- one of the highest quality companies we could find!Genius Lab Gear for 10% link!-10% off science dog bandanas, science stickers and science Pocket toolshttps://t.co/UIxKJ1uX8J?amp=1Bunsen and Beaker on Twitter:https://twitter.com/bunsenbernerbmdBunsen and Beaker on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bunsenberner.bmd/InstaBunsandBeakshttps://www.instagram.com/bunsenberner.bmd/?hl=en Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bunsenberner)

Dec 2020

1 hr 19 min