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!

Dr Karl takes on your movie science questions on triple j mornings, with host Lucy Smith and science communicator Petr Lebedev. Spoiler alert for the following films; Tenet, Interstellar, Inception, Pulp Fiction, Star Wars, Jurassic Park, Donnie Darko, The Wolverine, & the concept of zombies.

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Do flavours "get to know each other" when cooking? Why do tattoos survive cell regeneration? What's the science behind grief? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Joe Khan.
When do babies get nightmares? What would the world be like without The Industrial Revolution? Why is the last sip of coffee always cold? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Joe Khan.
Why does hair retain the smell of smoke? How does intermittent fasting work? Why do we speed up when overtaking? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Lucy Smith.
Do chickens have feelings? Can you make custard from platypus milk? Where did Indigenous people get their calcium before cows? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with Corey Tutt from Deadly Science, Karlie Noon from Sydney Observatory and host Lucy Smith.
Are "dog years" a scientific fact? Is it more efficient to walk up stairs two at a time? Why do my hands tingle after using my sander? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Lucy Smith.
Why do hazel eyes change colour? Does hot water freeze faster than cold water? Why am I allergic to certain cats? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Lucy Smith.
What makes hair go curly? How can you stop wrinkles? Do shorter people use more energy then tall people? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Lucy Smith.
Why does coffee effect people differently? Can you train your pain thresholds? Why do my legs twitch when I sleep? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Lucy Smith.
Is any multi-vitamin juice good for you? Does drinking milk gives you acne? Does eating cheese give some people nightmares? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with Clare Collins, Laureate Professor in Nutrition & Dietetics at the University of Newcastle, and host Tyrone Pynor.
Are dogs mouths cleaner than ours? What are we looking at when we look at a planet? And what is actually going on at 'Magnetic Hill'? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Abby Butler.
What is a stitch? Why do we grow random long hairs? Can we eat boogers? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Abby Butler.
How long could we live without the sun? Why do my veins swell in the heat? When will Mars settlers be called Martians? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Lucy Smith.
Why don't plastic containers dry properly? Do ball sacks have tastebuds? Why did my glass door explode? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Lucy Smith.
Will Australia be underwater in the future? Could you cook a chicken with body heat? Why are electric kettles so loud? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Lucy Smith.
How does the brain deal with anxiety? Do ducks like the rain? Could you scream in space? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Lucy Smith.
Are there any new deserts? Why does being sick make me feel better? Does Autumn change the worlds oxygen levels? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Lucy Smith.
Do crystals absorb energy? Why does some poop float? Can a broken heart hurt you physically? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Lucy Smith.
Why does anxiety make my hands tingle? Why doesn't corn digest properly? Could we ever shift the axis of the earth? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Lucy Smith.
What's the frame rate of our eyes? Does gut bacteria cause depression? What would happen if mosquitos became extinct? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Lucy Smith.