A Dash of Science

A Dash of Science

This podcast will cover issues seen in everyday life, on social media, in the news and in the world. It will attempt to discuss things through a lens of science. Some serious, some not so serious, but always entertaining.

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December 30, 2021 73 min
This week I talk with Ian Strandberg, Digital Artist, math enthusiast, and twitch streamer. (more…)
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This week I was unfortunately not able to meet up with a guest due to rolling brownouts in his area. So I attempt to tackle the topic of Net Neutrality on my own. There is a lot of great info, but I won't hold it against you if you need to take frequent breaks! (more…)
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This week I talk with Kassandra Mechelke-Salas a Clinical Cytogeneticist, about cancer, gene splicing and stem cells. (more…)
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December 30, 2021 48 min
This week, in a reverse of roles I am interviewed by my girlfriend, Carrie Dykes. We talk about my background in podcasting, as well as the future of this podcast. We talk about my education and professional experience, as well as some of my hobbies and interests. (more…)
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December 30, 2021 91 min
This week I talk with Steven Caputo, writer and founder of Cerebralhack about what science is, the public, how to science, and other such things. (more…)
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This week I talk with Erik Knight, teacher of history, government, economics and technology in California on what it means to be a free country, and the 1st amendment. (more…)
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This week Carrie Dykes and I stray a bit off the science path and juggle some history (successful!) and geography (Not so much!) as we discuss Mothers day history and traditions around the world! (more…)
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This week, I finish up my chat with Gorcin Kurejsepi, a Molecular Biologist on the topic of Evolution (more…)
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This week, Derek and I discuss the top conspiracy theories in the US, but more importantly than the conspiracy themselves, we discuss the minds behind those that beleive them! (more…)
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This week I dig up an old unaired episode with Conspiracy Hobbyist Derek Ruff from Bald Guy Tv. We talk about common misconceptions, facebook memes, and try and figure out who actually invented the lightbulb! (more…)
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This week I speak with Carrie Dykes, about spiders in space, robotic bees, and then we may have gotten a little sidetracked discussing space movies! (more…)
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December 30, 2021 56 min
This week, we release our first episode following the new mixed format. This is our first episode after a 2 month redesign break. I hope you enjoy it! We discuss Aliens, conspiracy, the media, government, and get to know our new Cohost, Derek! (more…)
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December 30, 2021 2 min
In this PSA, I talk about where I have been for the past two months, the future of the show, and what to expect going forward.
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This week, I speak with Rose W. about Cognitive Bias, Anecdotal Evidence and Story Telling, and other psychology topics. (more…)
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This week I chat with Dr. Carol Curchoe about biological energy, CRISPR, why Gattaca is freaking awesome - and as usual with genetics, we can't not talk about superheroes and dinosaurs! Episode 20 Gene Editing Tool Doesn't Just Make Your Lettuce CRISPR Recorded: June 10th 2018 Released: June 11th 2018 Host: Chris Birkinbine Guest: Dr. Carol Curchoe Links from the show: Sea Turtles temperature sensitive genes http://sci...
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This week, I speak with Gorcin Kurejsepi, a Molecular Biologist on the topic of Evolution (more…)
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December 30, 2021 81 min
This week, I chat with Seth Jaffee, the lead game designer for Tasty Minstrel Games about the process of creating and balancing board games (more…)
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December 30, 2021 51 min
This week I speak CEO and President Joe Snyder and CTO Chris Brown from Lannister Holdings about what blockchain technology is, how it works, what the future may be and other related things. I also ask about the name of their company, but you'll have to wait until the end of the show to find out! (more…)
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This week I speak with Carrie Dykes, who has been living with a Huntington's diagnosis for almost a decade. Hear what this is like from those most directly affected by it as we take a break from our traditional method of gathering science experts. (more…)
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This week Carrie and I continue to chat about the life of the eccentric Nikola Tesla. In the third half  (Yes, you read that right?) of this special science bio, we talk Tesla vs Einsteing, crazy Tesla ideas, and his legacy. Episode 23 The Eccentric Nikola Tesla Part 3 Recorded: June 249th 2018 Released: July 3rd 2018 Host: Chris Birkinbine Guest: Carrie Dykes Links from the show: Promo: Into The Portal https://www.intotheport...
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