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What's Up with Science NOW? – This Week in Science Podcast (TWIS)

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What happened ‘This Week in Science’??? Find out about old Chinese beer, muscle shirts, and cockatoo tools with TWIS AND our special guest from NOVA NOW’s science podcast, Dr. Alok Patel!

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(0:00) – Recording Start
(0:54) – Intro, Dr. Kiki
(1:20) – Disclaimer! Disclaimer! Disclaimer! – this week, it’s Blair!
(3:02) – Opening Theme Music
(3:36) – Opening “Good Science!” Greetings – with Dr. Kiki & Blair (Justin is flying back from Europe and will re-join us soon!)

(6:52) – Quick Science Bytes!

(6:55) – The case of the missing mantle: How impact debris may have disappeared from the solar system, Dr. Kiki
(9:40) – One-third of Sun-like stars may have eaten their planets, Dr. Kiki
(13:12) – A third of global tree species threatened with extinction, Justin
(16:20) – Minimum wage hike boosts customer experience, Blair
(20:42) – Functionalized wood with tunable tribopolarity for efficient triboelectric nanogenerators, Dr. Kiki
(25:46) – Study shows evidence of beer drinking 9,000 years ago in Southern China, Justin
(33:02) – Synthetic biology enables microbes to build muscle, Dr. Kiki

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(37:18) – Interview w/ Dr. Alok Patel of PBS Nova Now Podcast

Dr. Patel is a TV producer, host, and physician. He is a correspondent for the Bay Area ABC News, host of the NOVA science podcast NOVA NOW, and Parentalogic on PBS.

(1:10:59) – Interview Wrap Up

(1:11:15) – And we’re at the break!

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(1:11:57) – Blair’s Animal Corner
(1:12:08) – Blair’s Animal Corner Theme
(1:12:31) – Female octopuses observed throwing stuff at males harassing them, Blair
(1:18:57) – Wild cockatoos make their own cutlery sets, Blair

(1:24:59) – This is where you can find out about our Zazzle store where you can get your hands on some great TWIS Swag! (http://www.zazzle.com/thisweekinscience).

More Science News —

(1:25:21) – Raining microbes? New study finds rain-borne bacteria colonize plants, Justin
(1:31:52) – Coral breeding success in floating mesocosms pushes restoration towards large-scale implementation, Justin
(1:36:12) – Do genetics control who our friends are? It seems so with mice, Dr. Kiki
(1:43:57) – People look alike if we think they have similar personalities, new study finds, Dr. Kiki

(1:49:22) – Show wrap up

(1:50:18) – Thank you to Dr. Patel for joining us — where can people find out more about you online?

* http://alokpatelmd.com/
* https://www.instagram.com/alokpatelmd/
* https://twitter.com/AlokPatelMD
* https://ahsm.org/

(1:51:42) – Thank you’s to our Patreon Sponsors.

(1:54:46) – End Theme

And that’s all, folks! Except, we still have…

(1:58:17) – The After Show! – Justin runs away, every time. But Dr. Alok Patel is still with us, until his 4-year-old wakes up. The plural of octopus? Asking Dr. Patel about being trolled by anti-vax’ers. And much, much more…

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