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56: Wildlife Goes HAM on Wild-Hamster Wheel

Ciaccio and Chan look into the study that shows wild mice actually seem to enjoy a good run on the hamster wheel. The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter (@TheScienceJerks). Like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/ScienceJerks). Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks' featuring longer stories, comedy guests and a science trivia quiz you can play along with at home. Listen free on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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55: Food From Crickets

Chan and Ciaccio look into the new movement of making food from Crickets. The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter (@TheScienceJerks). Like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/ScienceJerks). Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks' featuring longer stories, comedy guests and a science trivia quiz you can play along with at home. Listen free on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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54: Gut Reactions

Chan and Ciaccio take a look at the actual scientific basis of a gut reaction. The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter (@TheScienceJerks). Like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/ScienceJerks). Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks' featuring longer stories, comedy guests and a science trivia quiz you can play along with at home. Listen free on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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53: The Return of ISEE-3

Ciaccio and Chan listen in on the exciting first contact to a satellite that's been lost in space for almost 30 years. The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter (@TheScienceJerks). Like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/ScienceJerks). Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks' featuring longer stories, comedy guests and a science trivia quiz you can play along with at home. Listen free on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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52: A Bully's Heart

The Science Nice Guys, Richard and Dan, return to school Robert and Dave on the science of bullying. The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter (@TheScienceJerks). Like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/ScienceJerks). Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks' featuring longer stories, comedy guests and a science trivia quiz you can play along with at home. Listen free on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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51: Beluga Whale Cat Parasite

Ciaccio and Chan report on the spread of Toxoplasmosis to Beluga Whales in the arctic, and why climate change may be behind it. The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter (@TheScienceJerks). Like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/ScienceJerks). Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks' featuring longer stories, comedy guests and a science trivia quiz you can play along with at home. Listen free on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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50: Teacher Bots

Chan and Ciaccio look into the pros and cons of bringing robots into the classroom. The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter (@TheScienceJerks). Like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/ScienceJerks). Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks' featuring longer stories, comedy guests and a science trivia quiz you can play along with at home. Listen free on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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49: Underwater Weather Bots

Ciaccio and Chan hone in on the fleet of underwater unmanned drones from Rutgers University that are gliding through our oceans, measuring weather to help better track big storms. The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter (@TheScienceJerks). Like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/ScienceJerks). Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks' featuring longer stories, comedy guests and a science trivia quiz you can play along with at home. Listen free on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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48: The Sun's Sib

Ciaccio and Chan take a look at our Sun's sibling star, HD 162826, with the help of their twin brothers The Science Nice Guys (Facebook.com/ScienceNiceGuys). The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter (@TheScienceJerks). Like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/ScienceJerks). Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks' featuring longer stories, comedy guests and a science trivia quiz you can play along with at home. Listen free on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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47: Polar Bear Evolution

Chan and Ciaccio take a personal at how Polar Bears quickly adapted to eat a high-fat diet on Seal and Whale Blubber. The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter (@TheScienceJerks). Like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/ScienceJerks). Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks' featuring longer stories, comedy guests and a science trivia quiz you can play along with at home. Listen free on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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46: Peter, Peter Nickel-Eater

Chan and Ciaccio learn about a new plant that pulls the heavy metal Nickel from the soil The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter (@TheScienceJerks). Like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/ScienceJerks). Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks' featuring longer stories, comedy guests and a science trivia quiz you can play along with at home. Listen free on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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45: Super-Taskers

Ciaccio and Chan take a distracted look at the new classification of rare humans who can perform several tasks at once, without performance being affected, also known as Super-Taskers. The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter (@TheScienceJerks). Like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/ScienceJerks). Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks' featuring longer stories, comedy guests and a science trivia quiz you can play along with at home. Listen free on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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44: The Oceans of Ganymede

Ciaccio and Chan look into the new theoretical structure of Jupiter's moon Ganymede, which may include layered oceans separated by different types of ice. The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter (@TheScienceJerks). Like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/ScienceJerks). Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks' featuring longer stories, comedy guests and a science trivia quiz you can play along with at home. Listen free on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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43: Don't Go Pigging My Heart

Chan and Ciaccio look into a successful transplant of Pig Hearts into Baboons. The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter (@TheScienceJerks). Like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/ScienceJerks). Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks' featuring longer stories, comedy guests and a science trivia quiz you can play along with at home. Listen free on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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42: Bacterial Necro-Osmosis

Chan and Ciaccio weigh in on Bacterias' necrophilic habit of reproducing with DNA from their dead brethren. The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter (@TheScienceJerks). Like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/ScienceJerks). Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks' featuring longer stories, comedy guests and a science trivia quiz you can play along with at home. Listen free on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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41: Lab-Grown Sperm

Ciaccio and Chan look at a new breakthrough in growing sperm from skin cells in a lab, and what this means for the future of men. The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter (@TheScienceJerks). Like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/ScienceJerks). Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks' featuring longer stories, comedy guests and a science trivia quiz you can play along with at home. Listen free on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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40: Olive Oil Nano-Tech

Ciaccio and Chan get into the details of a scheme to mix tiny carbon buckyballs into olive oil to foil counterfeiters. Also Chan finds out what happens when you ask too many questions about Ciaccio Family business. The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter (@TheScienceJerks). Like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/ScienceJerks). Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks' featuring longer stories, comedy guests and a science trivia quiz you can play along with at home. Listen free on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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39: Chernobyl's Birds

Chan and Ciaccio look into the study that birds around Chernobyl Nuclear Plant are adapting to the high levels of radiation in the area. The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter (@TheScienceJerks). Like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/ScienceJerks). Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks' featuring longer stories, comedy guests and a science trivia quiz you can play along with at home. Listen free on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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38: Coffee & Diabetes

an and Ciaccio look into the data showing coffee consumption can lower your risk of Diabetes. The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter (@TheScienceJerks). Like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/ScienceJerks). Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks' featuring longer stories, comedy guests and a science trivia quiz you can play along with at home. Listen free on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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37: Male Pheromones

Ciaccio and Chan take a look into pheromones and how male researchers may be affecting biological experiments. The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter (@TheScienceJerks). Like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/ScienceJerks). Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks' featuring longer stories, comedy guests and a science trivia quiz you can play along with at home. Listen free on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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36: Beard Science

Ciaccio and Chan look into the finding that bearded men are rated less attractive when beards are plentiful. The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter (@TheScienceJerks). Like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/ScienceJerks). Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks' featuring longer stories, comedy guests and a science trivia quiz you can play along with at home. Listen free on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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35: Rain Laser

Chan and Ciaccio take a look at a new government-funded high-powered laser that can make it rain. The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter (@TheScienceJerks). Like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/ScienceJerks). Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks' featuring longer stories, comedy guests and a science trivia quiz you can play along with at home. Listen free on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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34: Geck-Skin (alt: Spiderman)

Chan and Ciaccio check out a new adhesive based on the micro-suction of gecko feet. Also, can we be spiderman yet? The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter (@TheScienceJerks). Like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/ScienceJerks). Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks' featuring longer stories, comedy guests and a science trivia quiz you can play along with at home. Listen free on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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33: The Female Penis

Ciaccio and Chan take an uncomfortably close look at the Neotrogla cave lice, a species with reversed genitalia and gender roles. The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter (@TheScienceJerks). Like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/ScienceJerks). Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks' featuring longer stories, comedy guests and a science trivia quiz you can play along with at home. Listen free on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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32: New Nuclear

Chan and Ciaccio look into the next generation of safer, more environmentally friendly nuclear power. The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter (@TheScienceJerks). Like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/ScienceJerks). Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks' featuring longer stories, comedy guests and a science trivia quiz you can play along with at home. Listen free on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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31: Lab-Grown Vaginas

Ciaccio and Chan get excited about the recent report of lab-grown vaginas that were successfully implanted into four women who were born without one, a rare condition known as Mayer-Rokitansky-K├╝ster-Hauser Syndrome. The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter (@TheScienceJerks). Like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/ScienceJerks). Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks' featuring longer stories, comedy guests and a science trivia quiz you can play along with at home. Listen free on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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30: That's No Moon

Chan and Ciaccio research the discovery of what is possibly the first moon found outside of our solar system. Then Chan falls back on some of his... less scientific teachings. The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter (@TheScienceJerks). Like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/ScienceJerks). Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks' featuring longer stories, comedy guests and a science trivia quiz you can play along with at home. Listen free on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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29: Judging Luck

Ciaccio and Chan look into the way people judge others based on how lucky or unlucky they are. The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter (@TheScienceJerks). Like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/ScienceJerks). Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks' featuring longer stories, comedy guests and a science trivia quiz you can play along with at home. Listen free on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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28: Wearable Health

Ciaccio and Chan test out the new health sensors that can be sewn into your clothing to monitor your health. The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter (@TheScienceJerks). Like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/ScienceJerks). Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks' featuring longer stories, comedy guests and a science trivia quiz you can play along with at home. Listen free on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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27: The Moonwalk Gene

Chan and Ciaccio take a stroll through the world of genetic engineering, and the gene that makes fruit flies walk backwards. The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter (@TheScienceJerks). Like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/ScienceJerks). Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks' featuring longer stories, comedy guests and a science trivia quiz you can play along with at home. Listen free on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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26: Spit-Powered Fuel Cell

Ciaccio and Chan take a very close look at Penn State's new saliva-powered fuel cell, which can power apps on a tiny computer chip, or possibly a nano-machine death race in your mouth. Whatever. The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter (@TheScienceJerks). Like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/ScienceJerks). Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks' featuring longer stories, comedy guests and a science trivia quiz you can play along with at home. Listen free on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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25: Global Warming and Beer

Chan and Ciaccio ask what happens to our beer supply as the planet gets hotter and the weather crazier. The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter (@TheScienceJerks). Like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/ScienceJerks). Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks' featuring longer stories, comedy guests and a science trivia quiz you can play along with at home. Listen free on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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24: Weed and Booze

Chan takes the reins after Ciaccio looks a little too closely into the combined effects of Marijuana and Alcohol. The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter (@TheScienceJerks). Like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/ScienceJerks). Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks' featuring longer stories, comedy guests and a science trivia quiz you can play along with at home. Listen free on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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23: New Dwarf Planet

Chan and Ciaccio take a look at VP113, a new dwarf planet out past Pluto by the Oort Belt, legendary birthplace of Comets. The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter (@TheScienceJerks). Like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/ScienceJerks). Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks' featuring longer stories, comedy guests and a science trivia quiz you can play along with at home. Listen free on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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22: Saving Money With Fonts

Ciaccio and Chan explore the claim that switching fonts from Times New Roman to Garamond could save governments millions. The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter (@TheScienceJerks). Like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/ScienceJerks). Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks' featuring longer stories, comedy guests and a science trivia quiz you can play along with at home. Listen free on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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21: Bipolarity Linked To Creativity

Chan and Ciaccio take a look at the link between Bipolar Disorder and Creativity. The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter (@TheScienceJerks). Like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/ScienceJerks). Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks' featuring longer stories, comedy guests and a science trivia quiz you can play along with at home. Listen free on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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20: Gravitational Waves

Ciaccio and Chan look into the recent HUGE announcement of the discovery of evidence of Gravitational Waves from the Big Bang. The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter (@TheScienceJerks). Like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/ScienceJerks). Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks' featuring longer stories, comedy guests and a science trivia quiz you can play along with at home. Listen free on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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19: Robot Headlines

Chan and Ciaccio pay tribute to the glorious headline-writing robots that now control all media and youtube summaries. The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter (@TheScienceJerks). Like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/ScienceJerks). Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks' featuring longer stories, comedy guests and a science trivia quiz you can play along with at home. Listen free on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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18: Fear and Disgust

Ciaccio and Chan look into the finding that fear and disgust may have evolved from the way eyes look at things. The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter (@TheScienceJerks). Like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/ScienceJerks). Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks' featuring longer stories, comedy guests and a science trivia quiz you can play along with at home. Listen free on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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17: A Trillion Smells

Chan and Ciaccio experiment with the new discovery that humans can distinguish between over a trillion different smells. The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter (@TheScienceJerks). Like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/ScienceJerks). Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks' featuring longer stories, comedy guests and a science trivia quiz you can play along with at home. Listen free on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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16: Acoustic Invisibility Cloak

Ciaccio and Chan study Duke University's new Acoustic Cloak, which can mask a small object from sound from any direction. The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter (@TheScienceJerks). Like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/ScienceJerks). Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks' featuring longer stories, comedy guests and a science trivia quiz you can play along with at home. Listen free on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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15: OCD Gambling

Chan and Ciaccio look into a study that people with OCD make choices similar to those with drug and gambling addictions, then Chan takes care of some personal business. The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter (@TheScienceJerks). Like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/ScienceJerks). Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks' featuring longer stories, comedy guests and a science trivia quiz you can play along with at home. Listen free on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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14: Indian Sun

Ciaccio and Chan take a look at India's proposed Rocket Probe to the Sun! The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter (@TheScienceJerks). Like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/ScienceJerks). Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks' featuring longer stories, comedy guests and a science trivia quiz you can play along with at home. Listen free on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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13: Yellowstone Supervolcano!

Chan and Ciaccio check in on the Yellowstone National Park Supervolcano, which is actually 2.5 times bigger than previously estimated! The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter @TheScienceJerks. Like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/ScienceJerks). Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks' featuring longer stories, comedy guests and a science trivia quiz you can play along with at home. Listen free on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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12: Taser Drones!

Chan and Ciaccio look into the terrifying dystopian future of autonomous drones armed with tasers! The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter @TheScienceJerks. Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks', on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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11: Farming Spider Silk

Ciaccio and Chan check out the advent of farmed spider silk, which is five-times stronger than steel. The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter @TheScienceJerks. Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks', on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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10: Teen Elephant Mothers

Ciaccio and Chan look into the pros and cons of young elephants becoming teen moms. The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter @TheScienceJerks. Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks', on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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9: Great Walls of Tornado

Ciaccio and Chan take a look at the proposal to build three giant walls in the American heartland to disrupt airflow and prevent tornado formation. The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter @TheScienceJerks. Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks', on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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8: Sexy Flies

Ciaccio and Chan research an insect sterilization technique that leaves male flies hyper-sexual and super sexy. The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter @TheScienceJerks. Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks', on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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7: C-Section Health Problems

Ciaccio and Chan study the health problems in children born of caesarean section, including a look at the seminal work of Dr. D. McGirt O.D.B. The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter @TheScienceJerks. Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks', on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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6: Ancient Chinese Mummy Cheese

Ciaccio and Chan take a sniff at the world's oldest known cheese. A 3800 year-old curd found on mummies in China. The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter @TheScienceJerks. Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks', on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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5: Grandma's Smoking Caused Your ADHD

Ciaccio and Chan find that ADHD may be traced back to cigarette smoking by the maternal grandmother. The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter @TheScienceJerks. Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks', on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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4: Bad Hitman

Ciaccio and Chan figure out that contract killers might not be as suave and talented as they are in the movies. The Science Jerks News is hosted by Robert Chan (@999rpms) and Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio). Follow us on twitter @TheScienceJerks. Check out our weekly podcast, 'The Science Jerks', on iTunes, Stitcher or at TheScienceJerks.com.  (more...)
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3: We Have Fusion!

Ciaccio and Chan explain the latest advance in hot fusion, a tiny bit of energy!  (more...)
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2: Porn and Religion

Ciaccio and Chan take a look at the relationship between porn addiction and religious beliefs. For more on this story look up Case Western Porn Study.   (more...)
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1: Martian Space Rock

Chan chides the alien theorists after it's found that the mysterious Martian jelly donut rock found by the rover Opportunity was just a rock.  (more...)