The Sciblogs Podcast
By Peter Griffin
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Each week, Peter Griffin and guests cover the latest science/technology news, research and Sciblogs posts.
||Episode 42: Earth & Sea||In Episode 42 of the podcast we talk Google Earth with the internet giant’s Chief Technology Advocate, dive into the issue of Marine Protected Areas in New Zealand and learn how soil bacteria are contributing to antibiotic resistance. Michael T. Jo||30 8 12||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 41: Liquor, language and bees||In Episode 41 this week we pick apart the costs of boozing, find that Anatolia is the ‘Tower of Babel’ for Indo-European languages and get the latest buzz on how genetics research can help bees in New Zealand. First up, we examine the costs of||23 8 12||Free||View In iTunes|
||Podcast: Skeptics, eruptions and the male pill||Episode 40 sees us revisiting volcanology and some fun with explosives as a New York professor uses explosives to recreate the eruptive effect of maars – low profile volcanoes, the remnants of which can be seen across Auckland’s volcanic field||16 8 12||Free||View In iTunes|
||Sciblogs Podcast episode 39: Curiosity thrills||We missed a week of the Sciblogs podcast to do some extra interviews for the Sciblogs podcast special on the Curiosity Mars Rover landing – the biggest science news event since, well the discover of the Higgs Boson. You’ll enjoy the insights N||9 8 12||Free||View In iTunes|
||Podcast: The pseudoscience epidemic||Claims about viruses and phoney cures are put to the test on the Sciblogs podcast this week We talk to Sue Huang from ESR who cuts through the recent media hype to clarify if NZ is or isn’t experiencing an influenza epidemic. SciBlogger Michael Edmonds||26 7 12||Free||View In iTunes|
||Podcast: Science on trial||On the Sciblogs podcast this week, we head to the High Court where climate sceptics have this week been seeking a judicial review of NIWA’s climate records. We catch up with Sciblogger Gareth Renowden about the case and we talk to former NIWA climat||19 7 12||Free||View In iTunes|
||Podcast: The fight for the Net||I’ve been at Nethui catching up on the state of all things internet-related and came away rather disconcerted about the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement currently being negotiated in secret on our behalf and which could have major implications fo||12 7 12||Free||View In iTunes|
||Podcast: Higgs, I think we have it!||EPISODE 35: This week’s podcast looks at how the news out of CERN about the discovery of a Higgs-like boson was received by the world. How did the media do in describing what the Higgs Boson actually is and did what’s the future for the Large||5 7 12||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 34: Digital Earth 2.0||On the Sciblogs podcast this week we look at the progress made on Digital Earth initiatives like Google Earth – what’s in store for the next generation of Earth visualisation and simulation platforms? We talk to Sciblogger Ken Perrott about ne||28 6 12||Free||View In iTunes|