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Dr Karl Podcast

Dr Karl Podcast

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Join Dr Karl Kruszelnicki, Lucy Smith and their scientific guests, with a bunch of curious triple j listeners for a weekly injection of science, myth-bashing and answers!

877 - Throat tickles, arctic currents and sticky surfaces
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  • 877 - Throat tickles, arctic currents and sticky surfaces

    How important are orgasms to our mental health? What would happen if the world stopped spinning? And would expired milk be safe to drink if you boiled it? Dr Karl answers these questions and more on triple j Mornings with Ash McGregor.

    Thu, 22 Feb 2024 - 33min
  • 876 - Bubble baths, sustainable populations and virtual reality

    Does working out increase your sex drive? Should we be worried about seagulls eating too many chips? And how has a stingray who's had no contact with males for eight years become pregnant? Dr Karl answers these questions and more on triple j Mornings with Lucy Smith.

    Thu, 15 Feb 2024 - 32min
  • 875 - Synthetic meat, collagen and sperm races

    Can drinking apple cider vinegar improve gut health? Is it okay to put chicken in the fridge while it’s still hot? And how does the carnivore diet affect the body? Dr Karl and special guest, Professor Clare Collins, answers these questions and more on triple j Mornings with Lucy Smith.

    Thu, 08 Feb 2024 - 38min
  • 874 - Healing heat, barefoot skiing and dominant hands

    Are we connected to all our muscles? Why do I get sleepy when I have passengers in my car? Does drinking alcohol through a straw get you drunk faster? Dr Karl answers these questions and more on triple j Mornings with Lucy Smith.

    Thu, 01 Feb 2024 - 39min
  • 873 - Fizzy poop, cold orgasms and hand drying hacks

    How does a shark smell blood in water? Does jet lag feel worse when travelling east to west? Should we be worried about the bacteria between our toes?  Dr Karl answers these questions and more on triple j Mornings with Lucy Smith.

    Thu, 25 Jan 2024 - 37min
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