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Ologies

By Alie Ward

Volcanoes. Trees. Drunk butterflies. Mars missions. Slug sex. Death. Beauty standards. Anxiety busters. Beer science. Bee drama. Take away a pocket full of science knowledge and charming, bizarre stories about what fuels these professional -ologists' obsessions. Humorist and science correspondent Alie Ward asks smart people stupid questions and the answers might change your life.

  1. 1.
    Hagfishology (HAGFISH) with Tim Winegard04/16/2019
    1:17:00
  2. 2.
    Scorpiology (SCORPIONS) with Lauren Esposito 04/09/2019
    1:13:30
  3. 3.
    FIELD TRIP: How to Change Your Life via the Natural History Museum of LA04/02/2019
    39:54
  4. 4.
    Victimology (CRIME VICTIMS) with Callie Rennison 03/26/2019
    1:34:07
  5. 5.
    Astrobiology (ALIENS) with Kevin Peter Hand03/19/2019
    1:26:54
  6. 6.
    Ludology (VIDEO GAMES) with Jane McGonigal03/12/2019
    1:21:56
  7. 7.
    Etymology (WORD ORIGINS) with Helen Zaltzman of The Allusionist Podcast03/05/2019
    1:04:21
  8. 8.
    Thermophysiology (BODY HEAT) with Shane Campbell-Staton 02/26/2019
    1:28:39
  1. 9.
    Personality Psychology (PERSONALITIES) with Simine Vazire 02/19/2019
    1:24:39
  2. 10.
    Matrimoniology (MARRIAGE) with Ben Karney02/12/2019
    1:38:56
  3. 11.
    Biogerontology (AGING) with Caleb Finch 02/05/2019
    51:49
  4. 12.
    Cheloniology (SEA TURTLES) with Camryn Allen01/29/2019
    1:31:58
  5. 13.
    Testudinology (TORTOISES) with Amanda Hipps01/22/2019
    1:12:42
  6. 14.
    Snow Hydrology (SNOW & AVALANCHES) with Ned Bair01/15/2019
    1:03:07
  7. 15.
    Minisode: Ologies Upgrades & Changes for 201901/08/2019
    8:14
  8. 16.
    Felinology (CATS) with Mikel Delgado01/08/2019
    1:31:21
  9. 17.
    Entomophagy Anthropology (EATING BUGS AS SUSTAINABLE PROTEIN) with Julie Lesnik01/01/2019
    1:21:27
  10. 18.
    Ornithology (BIRDS) Encore Presentation with James Maley 12/25/2018
    54:34
  11. 19.
    Mixology (COCKTAILS) with Matthew Biancaniello 12/18/2018
    1:09:17
  12. 20.
    Selenology (THE MOON) with Raquel Nuno12/11/2018
    1:21:20
  13. 21.
    Classical Archeology (ANCIENT ROME) with Darius Arya12/04/2018
    1:12:07
  14. 22.
    Microbiology (GUT BIOME) with Elaine Hsiao 11/27/2018
    1:16:49
  15. 23.
    Grateful-ology (GRATITUDE) is not totally a real word11/20/2018
    15:40
  16. 24.
    Food Anthropology (FEASTS) with Katherine Spiers 11/13/2018
    1:13:11
  17. 25.
    Eschatology (THE APOCALYPSE) with Phil Torres11/06/2018
    1:07:21
  18. 26.
    Corvid Thanatology (CROW FUNERALS) with Kaeli Swift 10/30/2018
    1:13:01
  19. 27.
    Somnology (SLEEP) Part 2 with Dr. W. Chris Winter 10/23/2018
    1:10:34
  20. 28.
    Somnology (SLEEP) Part 1 with W. Chris Winter10/16/2018
    1:13:46
  21. 29.
    Surgical Oncology (BREAST CANCER) with Donna-Marie Manasseh10/09/2018
    1:22:15
  22. 30.
    Ologiesology with Alie Ward (1-Year Anniversary Episode)10/05/2018
    1:07:21
  23. 31.
    Functional Morphology (ANATOMY) with Joy Reidenberg10/02/2018
    1:12:24
  24. 32.
    Myrmecology (ANTS) with Terry McGlynn 09/25/2018
    1:22:22
  25. 33.
    Egyptology (ANCIENT EGYPT) with Kara Cooney 09/18/2018
    1:20:43
  26. 34.
    Conservation Technology (EARTH SAVING) with Shah Selbe 09/11/2018
    1:23:27
  27. 35.
    Oceanology (OCEANS) with Ayana Johnson09/04/2018
    1:15:32
  28. 36.
    Ferroequinology (TRAINS) with Matt Anderson08/28/2018
    1:03:37
  29. 37.
    Bonus Minisode: Kalology -- Your Letters 08/21/2018
    43:41
  30. 38.
    Kalology (BEAUTY STANDARDS) with Renee Engeln 08/21/2018
    1:38:25
  31. 39.
    Oology (EGGS) with John Bates08/14/2018
    57:40
  32. 40.
    Ophthalmology (EYES) with Reid Wainess 08/07/2018
    1:22:55
  33. 41.
    Epidemiology (DISEASES) with 'This Podcast Will Kill You's' Erins Welsh & Allmann-Updyke07/31/2018
    1:29:46
  34. 42.
    Selachimorphology (SHARKS) with Chris Lowe07/24/2018
    1:16:09
  35. 43.
    Malacology (SNAILS & SLUGS) with Jann Vendetti07/17/2018
    1:10:48
  36. 44.
    Areology (MARS) Part 2 with Jennifer Buz07/10/2018
    56:17
  37. 45.
    Areology (MARS) Part 1 with Jennifer Buz 07/03/2018
    1:06:54
  38. 46.
    MINISODE: Aestaology (SUMMER) should be a word06/26/2018
    21:25
  39. 47.
    Deltiology (POSTCARDS) with Donna Braden06/19/2018
    54:27
  40. 48.
    Rhinology (NOSES) with John Craig06/12/2018
    1:08:41
  41. 49.
    Phonology (LINGUISTICS) with Nicole Holliday 06/05/2018
    1:03:13
  42. 50.
    Cynology (DOGS) with Brandon McMillan 05/29/2018
    1:16:06
  43. 51.
    Lepidopterology (BUTTERFLIES) with Phil Torres 05/22/2018
    1:18:59
  44. 52.
    Trichology (HAIR) with Valerie Horsley 05/15/2018
    1:17:32
  45. 53.
    Dendrology (TREES) with J. Casey Clapp 05/08/2018
    1:28:40
  46. 54.
    Fearology Pt. 2 (FEAR) with Mary Poffenroth05/01/2018
    58:59
  47. 55.
    Fearology Pt. 1 (FEAR) with Mary Poffenroth04/24/2018
    1:13:49
  48. 56.
    Radiology (X-RAY VISION) with Varshana Gurusamy04/17/2018
    1:09:31
  49. 57.
    Evolutionary Biology (DARWINISM) with John McCormack04/10/2018
    1:00:21
  50. 58.
    Gynecology (NETHER HEALTH) with Philippa Ribbink 04/03/2018
    1:20:29
  51. 59.
    Zymology (BEER) with Quinton Sturgeon 03/27/2018
    52:55
  52. 60.
    Melittology (BEES) with Amanda Shaw 03/20/2018
    1:14:01
  53. 61.
    Museology (MUSEUMS) with Ronnie Cline03/13/2018
    59:03
  54. 62.
    Gizmology (ROBOTS) with Simone Giertz03/06/2018
    34:00
  55. 63.
    Mythology (STORYTELLING) with John Bucher 02/27/2018
    1:12:17
  56. 64.
    Teuthology (SQUIDS) with Sarah McAnulty 02/20/2018
    57:32
  57. 65.
    Sexology (SEX) with Shan Boody aka Shannon Boodram 02/13/2018
    1:11:33
  58. 66.
    Gelotology (LAUGHTER) with Lee Berk 02/06/2018
    54:28
  59. 67.
    Ichthyology (FISHES) with Chris Thacker 01/30/2018
    1:06:17
  60. 68.
    Herpetology (SNAKES, FROGS, ETC.) with David Steen 01/23/2018
    1:10:16
  61. 69.
    Sports & Performance Psychology (ANXIETY & CONFIDENCE) with Sari Shepphird 01/16/2018
    1:20:32
  62. 70.
    Hematology (BLOOD) with Brian Durie 01/09/2018
    48:19
  63. 71.
    Glycobiology (CARBS) with Michelle Dookwah 01/03/2018
    45:01
  64. 72.
    Cosmology PART 2 with Katie Mack 12/19/2017
    37:38
  65. 73.
    Cosmology (THE UNIVERSE) with Katie Mack, Part I12/12/2017
    1:31:16
  66. 74.
    Entomology (INSECTS) with Lila Higgins12/05/2017
    55:45
  67. 75.
    Minisode: Grateful-ology is not a real word...11/22/2017
    15:08
  68. 76.
    Cosmetology (GLAM/GROOMING) with Alysha Sherri Marcantonio 11/14/2017
    1:08:42
  69. 77.
    Ornithology (BIRDS) with James Maley 11/07/2017
    53:42
  70. 78.
    Thanatology (DEATH & DYING) with Cole Imperi10/31/2017
    1:23:16
  71. 79.
    Minisode: Fall Ologies! ... Fallogies?10/24/2017
    8:16
  72. 80.
    Horology (WATCHES) with Cameron Weiss 10/18/2017
    40:20
  73. 81.
    Gemology (CRYSTALS & GEMS) with Kelly Sitek 10/10/2017
    55:18
  74. 82.
    Paleontology (DINOSAURS) with Michael Habib 10/04/2017
    47:22
  75. 83.
    Primatology (MONKEYS & APES) with Kate Gilmore 09/26/2017
    1:15:16
  76. 84.
    Volcanology (VOLCANOES) with Jess Phoenix 09/19/2017
    57:01
  77. 85.
    Episode 009/04/2017
    4:35

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