Dr Karl on triplejAuthor: ABC Science
21 Jan 2017

Dr Karl on triplej

Join Dr Karl Kruszelnicki, Zan Rowe and their scientific guests, with a bunch of curious triplej listeners for a weekly injection of science, myth-bashing and answers! Thursdays from 11am EST.

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    Un-poppable popcorn, the colour of lightning, tickling

    Why are we ticklish? Why do some pop-corns never pop in a saucepan, or microwave? If you're drunk and you have a blood transfusion, would you become sober?

  • Posted on 18 Jan 2017

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    Itchy skin, moths and lights, touch screen and cold fingers

    Why are moths attracted to lights? What exactly is happening on my skin when I feel itchy? Why does my cold finger not work as well on a phone touch-screen?

  • Posted on 11 Jan 2017

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    Wanting to hurt cute things, stomach grumbles, lost voices

    Why do I want to hurt cute things? Why does a stomach grumble when it's hungry? What physically happens when you lose your voice?

  • Posted on 14 Dec 2016

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    Underwater farts, cosmic strings, snake knots

    Does a fart smell worse if it happens underwater? Would a snake be able to untie itself from a knot? What are cosmic strings?

  • Posted on 08 Dec 2016

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    'Skinny fat', fasting for weight loss, feeling full

    With special guest Ruben Meerman the Surfing Scientist!Why do people use the ketogenic diet for weight loss? Is intermittent fasting good for weight loss? What happens if you don't eat ANY fruit and veg?

  • Posted on 30 Nov 2016

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