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Spanning the globe to bring you the constant variety of science... the thrill of discovery... and the agony of failed experiments... the human drama of scientific advancement... This is the Blue Streak Science Podcast!

Oct 17, 2019

As science news went this week, it was all over the map. Continuing from last week's Nobel Prizes, we moved to Pleistocene food storage, and a green milestone for the UK.

On This Week’s Show

  • Nobel Prize in Chemistry
  • Prehistoric Cans of Soup
  • Good news from the UK regarding energy consumption

Science News with Chris...


Oct 10, 2019

On This Week’s Show

  • We have negative results
  • The war on science
  • Some yummy primordial soup
  • And it’s Nobel Prize week!

Science News with Chris MacAlister, and JD Goodwin

Highlight Negative Results to Improve Science

Chris MacAlister

  • Devang Mehta spent 4 years attempting to use CRISPR gene-editing technology to...


Oct 3, 2019

On This Week’s Show

  • Giant Planets
  • Bad news for the vapers
  • Planet Nine from Outer Space
  • Some really old bugs

Science News with Nevena Hristozova, and Chris MacAlister

Giant planet around tiny star ‘should not exist'

Nevena Hristozova

  • Scientists from the Autonomous University of Barcelona in Spain have discovered...


Sep 28, 2019

On This Week’s Show

  • New ideas on why we move around on two feet instead of four
  • A story about a missing link I bet you didn’t even know was missing
  • Climate activist Greta Thunberg delivers a powerful and critically important speech at the United Nations

Science News with Chris MacAlister, and JD Goodwin

Chris...


Aug 4, 2019

On This Week’s Show

  • Scientist who can’t agree
  • Were humans really in Europe 210,000 years ago? Really?
  • And if you think that’s bananas then you’ll love the first story
  • World experienced hottest June on record in 2019, says US agency
  • Massive, Human-Size Jellyfish Stuns Divers Off the Coast of England
  • Ebola...