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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!

Feb 1, 2019

On This Week’s Show

  • Good news for those who like to sleep
  • Good news for those who like to eat
  • Good news for those who like to sh*t
  • Good news for those who like to brush their teeth
  • The Climate Lounge: Greta Thunberg Drops the Mic
  • Pub Quiz

Science News with Chris MacAlister and JD Goodwin

Rocking puts adults to...

Jan 25, 2019

On This Week’s Show

  • Anti-vaccination movement hits the big-time
  • Gardening on the moon
  • Silencing a type of brain cell can reduce pain
  • Mitochondria kicking bacteria butts

Science News with Dr. Amrita Sule, and Nevena Hristozova

Anti-Vaccine Movement Joins Ebola, Drug Resistance on List of Top Global Threats


Jan 18, 2019

On This Week’s Show

  • First use of Bluetooth discovered
  • Some new fast radio bursts discovered
  • Another case of foot in mouth
  • News of a proper space rocket

Science News with Chris MacAlister, and Nevena Hristozova

Blue tooth reveals unknown female artist from medieval times

Chris MacAlister

This story has, like the...

Jan 11, 2019

We ring in 2019 with news of lovelorn crickets, the far side of the moon, food allergies, and a new branch on a big tree. But the proverbial elephant in the room is the ongoing shutdown of the United States' government.

On This Week’s Show

  • The far side of the moon
  • Food allergies?
  • Remember those reports of sonic...

Dec 14, 2018

The best in science communication tells a compelling story, and this week we have a great one! Gabriel Montejo-Kovacevich joins us to talk about her research in Central and South America studying butterflies of the genus Heliconius, also known as longwings. She shares her story of the hard work and the gratifying...