This Week in Science – The Kickass Science Podcast
The kickass science and technology radio show that delivers an irreverent look at the week in science and technology.
TWIS_2008_12_30 Science and Celebrities, Predictions for 2009, Mars Alive, Bacteria Support Groups, Bird Songsters, Favoring Orangutans, and TWIS Question of the Month!
Direct download: TWIS_2008_12_30.mp3
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The Top 11 Science Stories of 2008... Merry TWIS-mas!!!
Direct download: TWIS_2008_12_23.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm PST

Science in the White House!, Jellyfish Rule, Brain Reading, This Week in the End of the World, Penile Precautions, and This Week in World Robot Domination Interview with David Calikins.
Direct download: TWIS_2008_12_16.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm PST

Sperm Don't Lie, We Will Remember, Fishy Waterways, Historical Starlight, Super-Tough Mother, Secrets of a Killer, and Much More!
Direct download: TWIS_2008_12_09.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm PST

Genetic Questions, Fungal Frolics, Turtle Soup, Fighting Fat, Driving Me Crazy, TWiWorld Robot Domination, Behavior Issues, and TWiThe End of the World.
Direct download: TWIS_2008_12_02.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm PST

Miracles Discussed, Flies Gone Wild, Mammoth Operations, To the Birds, Sweet Space, Planetary Discovery, Madness, Genetic Explanations, and Learning to Speak.
Direct download: TWIS_2008_11_25.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm PST

Climate Change Denial, Microbes in the Sea, Microbes in your Gut, The Weird From Washington, TV Sadness, Bleach Works, Wide-Hipped Women, Anti-Matter Xplosion, and Rocky CO2
Direct download: TWIS_2008_11_18.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm PST

Cooties, City Ants And Traffic, Bacterial Brilliance, Memory Storage, Half A Bird Brain, Diamonds From tequila, Robot Domination of Sorts, and Dark Matters.
Direct download: TWIS_2008_11_11.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm PST

It's Election Day! Vote For Science!, Tunnel To The Sun, Antimatter in Outer Space, Find of Fungal Nature, Water on Mars, Electricity on Titan, An Ancient iceman, AND the Weird From Washington w/ Dr. Michael Stebbins.
Direct download: TWIS_2008_11_04.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm PST

Flax Oil No-No, Martian Methane, MacGyver Rays, Gamma Waves For Kids, Self-Tazering, Everyday Is Halloween, and Interview With Ben Crockett From BirdPost.com
Direct download: TWIS_2008_10_28.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm PST

Monkey Brains, Human Brains, Hubble, Migrating Dead Peeps, Nutritional Conspiracies Abound, and the Weird From Washington With Dr. Michael Stebbins.
Direct download: TWIS_2008_10_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm PST

Space the Final Frontier, Nobel and Ignobel Prizes, Intelligent Machines, Jesus Sharks, Short Term Memory Loss, Why Justin's Working On His Pecs, Warning For Bald Men, Girls Gone Math, and Another Bisphenol-A Study
Direct download: TWIS_2008_10_14.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm PST

Justin Takes a Handout, This Week in the End of the World, Say No To Pets, Cosmic Soap Bubble, This Week in World Robot Domination, Fans For SIDS, Blood For Downs, and The Weird From Washington.
Direct download: TWIS_2008_10_07.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm PST

Moon Dust, Stem Cells, Wrestling With Herpes, Flu News, Dino Lungs, This Week in Mars, and an interview w/four science festival organizers from around the globe.
Direct download: TWIS_2008_09_30a.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm PST

The Best Darn Disclaimer Ever, Leaching Plastic Problems, GM Benefits, Spore Launching, Primordial Fish Finds, Beneficial Bacteria, This Week in The End of The World, The Baghdad Surge, and The Weird From Washington with Dr. Michael Stebbins.
Direct download: TWIS_2008_09_23.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm PST

LHC and Minion Kids, Dino Luck, Market Research, Paper Crumpling Complaint, Scary Bacteria, Boom! Gamma Rays, Sumpin' Like Us, and Interview w/ Douglas Erwin author of Extinction.
Direct download: TWIS_2008_09_16.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm PST

This Week in the End of the World?, Body Obsession and Being Positive, Junk to Thumbs, Hello LHC!, Girls and Science, Bacteria and Rattlesnakes, Water Bears in Space, and Watchful Helicopters
Direct download: TWIS_2008_09_09.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm PST

windmill batting averages, cellular reprogramming, fly acrobatics, hairy ears, this week in the end of the world, and interview w/ Dr. P. Michael Conn and James V. Parker about animal research and the war between scientists and activists.
Direct download: TWIS_2008_09_02.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm PST

Blood, Brains, and the Universe, TWIStributors Phone and File, Toxoplasma Gondii (Oh No!), Horny Beetles, and Artificial Enhancement Galore.
Direct download: TWIS_2008_08_26.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm PST

Bike Seats For Men, Man-made Photosynthesis, Nanotubes or The Hulk?, Dr. Video-Master, This Week in the End of the World, Beer Goggled, and an interview w/ Dr. Sean Carroll about the physics of time.
Direct download: TWIS_2008_08_19.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm PST

PomPom Danger, LHC FTW!, Mama's Sick, Invisbility redux, Size Does Matter, Winning Plays, The Weird From Washington, Australia Bashing, News You Can Use, Chicken Feather Walls, and Much More
Direct download: TWIS_2008_08_12.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm PST

Solar Powered Hydrogen, Cellphone Rant, Alzheimer's Cure?, Run Faster, Get Tested, Particles For Paint, & Interview w/ Dr. Leonard Susskind re: Black Holes
Direct download: TWIS_2008_08_05.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm PST

Justin's NASA rant, Venus Alive, Martian Assault, Lab On A Chip, The Northern Lights, Enzyme Alert, Drunk Wisdom, Parasite Biomassive, Orangutan Aspirin, Shree Trews, & The Weird From Washington W/Dr. Michael Stebbins
Direct download: TWIS_2008_07_29.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm PST

Microbes rule, Bronze Men, The End of the World, World Robot Domination, Fishing Ban Works, Antarctic rocks, Bonding, Volcanoes Kill, and much, much more.
Direct download: TWIS_2008_07_22.mp3
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Direct download: TWIS_2008_07_08.mp3
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Direct download: TWIS_2008_07_01.mp3
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LHC Won't Suck, Handy British Neandertals, Robo-Disco Attack!, End of the World, Jonathan Calls, Old Sand Clues, Bye-bye Birdie, Silly-Con, A Weighty Hormone, Squirrelly Sex, Croco Hears A Who, Crazy Ass Frogs, Chemical Similarities, Reducing Retardation, Hungry Hungry Black Hole, and Superplane!
Direct download: TWIS_2008_06_24.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm PST

Meteoric Rise Of Life, Icy Mars, TWIWorld Robot Domination, Coffee, Coffee, Coffee!!!, How Much for the Kidney?, Eyes to the Brain, and The Weird From Washington w/ Dr. Michael Stebbins
Direct download: TWIS_2008_06_17.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm PST

Art of Painting Barn Swallows, Cuddling Cuttlefish, Influential Mommy Diet, Shaking Up Antarctica, Simplifying the Human Brain, The Serotonin Factor, Hot Babies!, Following People, and Interview w/ Science Writer Carl Zimmer
Direct download: TWIS_2008_06_10.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm PST

World Science Festival Redux, Gut Biotics, Cats and Dolphins, Methane Wishes, Monkey Brains!, Go Dula Go!, Salty Mars, NanoSponge, The Weird in Washington w/ Dr. Michael Stebbins.
Direct download: TWIS_2008_06_03.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm PST

Kirsten's on her own!, Interview with Dr. Gary Marcus, author of Kluge, and The Weird From Washington with Dr. Michael Stebbins, plus a brief rundown of science headlines.
Direct download: TWIS_2008_05_06.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:19pm PST

Insect Cellulo-phones, Human Isolation, T. Chicken, Lizard Speciation, Abstract Math, This Week in World Robot Domination, and Interview with Science Writer, George Johnson, about The 10 Most Beautiful Experiments.
Direct download: TWIS_2008_04_29.mp3
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It's Fundraiser Week at KDVS. Donate! Listen! Enjoy Science!
Direct download: TWIS_2008_04_22.mp3
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Who's That Co-Host?!?, This Week in World Robot Domination, Scientist Drugs, Co-Ed Classrooms, Mind Memory Slots, Black Hole Activation, and Super Scopes.
Direct download: TWIS_2008_04_15.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:03pm PST

Lungless Frogs, Mammoth Deaths, Poopy DNA, Non-Automotive Hybrids, Old Yoga, Hungry Milky Way, Finding Higgs, The Weird From Washington, Quakin' Laptops, Danger-nastics, 5th Graders Are Smart.
Direct download: TWIS_2008_04_08.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:25pm PST

Plastic Oceans, Love You Long Time?, Stopping the Collider, Birthing Genes, Moon Blocks, Headlines!!!, and Interview w/ Scott Sigler, Infected Author of Infected.
Direct download: TWIS_2008_04_01.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:36pm PST

Lemur Fingers, The Fastest Dinosaur, The Ant Farm, Farming Algae, Sperm News, This Week in World, Robot Domination, BigDog Revisited, The Weird From Washington, Women Want, and Space Tid-Bits.
Direct download: TWIS_2008_03_25.mp3
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Island Cretins, New Blood, Aussie Bashing Banned, Rugged Face of Mars, Squirrel Stress, World Robot Domination, Bird News, Fungus Sex, Great Symbiosis Batman, Cleanin' up Nuclear, and a Planetary Breath.
Direct download: TWIS_2008_03_18.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm PST

Technology Saves TWIS, Death Ahead!, More Hobbit Controversy, Whiskey Cleaners, Swimming in the Sea, Media and Racism, Hybrid Hubbub, Where You At Krill?, Nuke Cleanup, Got Plutonium?, Stoney Bacteria, RNA-na-nana-na-na-nanaaa, Aging Views, TWiWRD.
Direct download: TWIS_2008_03_11.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:30pm PST

Literal Eye-Tooth, Genetic Jimmy-Hat, TWIStributors!, TWIWorld Robot Domination, Darwin Was Wrong?!?, Human Descent, Octopus?, The Truth About Boys And Girls, and Interview w/ Absinthe Expert, Ted Breaux.Thanks to FutureGen for the transcript.(continued)Justin: Disclaimer! Disclaimer! Disclaimer! The following hour of programming does not necessarily represent the views or opinions at the University of California, Davis KDVS [...]
Direct download: TWIS_2008_03_04.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:38pm PST

Drugs For Animals, Stemming Diabetes, Electrons On Film, Invisi-Rings, Viking Fashion, and The Weird From Washington w/ Dr. Mike Stebbins.
Direct download: TWIS_2008_02_26.mp3
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Is It Love?, Hot Or Not, Barnacles Rock, Social Monitors, Rapunzel et al, Predicting the Pres, Coffee Sniffer, The Weird From Washington, Start Eating Purple!
Direct download: TWIS_2008_02_11.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:23pm PST

Kirsten Moves, No More Tears, Bacteria Pop, All Ears, Chirping Tale, Papal Proclamation, Problem With Semen, Cloning Tricycle, Making DNA, Creation "Science", Baby Bathing Badness, Children and Medicine, T-Ray Pictures
Direct download: TWIS_2008_02_05.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:33am PST

Paper Airplanes From Space, Attack of the Clones, Bloody Switcheroo, Crater Pondering, Great Space Super-Collider, This Week in the End of the World, Listen To Your Kids, DNA Mystery, and The Weird From Washington With Dr. Michael Stebbins.
Direct download: TWIS_2008_01_29.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm PST

Genes For Lupus, Only The Lonely, TWin Parasites, Old Becomes New, Superhuman Sight, They Fear Us, Eat It Up Yum, Skull For sale, TWin World Robot Domination.
Direct download: TWIS_2008_01_22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:51pm PST

Agression = Sex?, Genetics of Disease, Do You Hear What I Hear?, Superconducting Silicon, Fruit Fly Glow, World Robot Domination, The Weird From Washing ton, TWIStribution, Giant Earths and more...
Direct download: TWIS_2008_01_15.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:43am PST

Happy New Year! As 2007 leaves us, we reminisce about the past year with our Top 11 Science Stories of 2007. Also, we review last year's predictions, and make new ones for 2008.
Direct download: TWIS_2008_01_08.mp3
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