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Have you ever wondered why we laugh or if you can really die of a broken heart? Join Professor Luke O'Neill on ‘Show Me the Science’ as he tackles a different issue each week; from the serious to the silly, all explained through science. This Newstalk production will open the world of science to people of all ages. New episodes every Thursday. Show me the Science is with thanks to B Braun. Listen and subscribe to Show Me the Science on Apple Podcasts ,Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, l ...
 
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We live with some element of risk every day of our lives, but for most of us we try to minimise it. But do we really know why we do make the decisions we do to avoid risk, or if we're acting on gut against all the evidence?This week Luke explores the science of risk, and has some very interesting stats on life's riskiest activities.Show me the Scie…
 
Sneezing, sniffling, scratching - they're the curse of allergy sufferers everywhere and the end point of a lot of science on this week's episode.From the causes to the cures, Luke explores what makes our body react so forcefully to certain substances, whether hey be from plants, food or animals.Show me the Science is with thanks to B Braun.Listen a…
 
From the shrimp that can lift 3000 times its own weight (and lives in a world more colourful than we can imagine), to the giraffe's power pumping heart, and the all-seeing power of a seal's whiskers - there's super powers in the animal kingdom. Luke explores it all as he looks at the science of super animals.Show me the Science is with thanks to B …
 
From migraines to phantom pains, this week Luke explores the science of pain and explains everything from the family who feel no pain, to why new scientific discoveries could switch off some pains forever.Show me the Science is with thanks to B Braun.Listen and subscribe to Show Me the Science on Apple Podcasts ,Google Podcasts and Spotify. Downloa…
 
From voice recognition software to computers that can far outstrip even the world's greatest human thinkers, artificial intelligence is evolving to master tasks once far beyond the realms of machines, but how far can it go? How will AI change our lives? And will the robots one day take over?This week Luke explores the science of artificial intellig…
 
It warms us, energises us, it lights our way and it's the key to all life on earth, but what do we really know about the science of the sun? This week Luke explores everything from the colour spectrum to solar wind and the aurora borealis.Listen and subscribe to Show Me the Science on Apple Podcasts ,Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen an…
 
This week Luke explores the science of the gut.As time goes on we learn more and more that what happens in our gut can have far reaching consequences, for better and worse. It's not always pretty, but the discoveries about the bacteria living inside us could have massive impacts on our lives.Listen and subscribe to Show Me the Science on Apple Podc…
 
Hurricanes, floods, record rainfall. Our climate is getting more extreme, but what is the science behind our changing world? And can we reverse the trend? This week Luke explores the science of extreme weather.Listen and subscribe to Show Me the Science on Apple Podcasts ,Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk A…
 
Likes, favourites, tweets, tags and trends - it's a long way from the earliest forms of what is today's internet, and it's been an incredible story between then and now.This week Luke goes right back to the beginning of networked computer power and explains the science that led from the world wide web to the global social media giants, and the scie…
 
This week Luke explores the science of sport and exercise and explores questions like, do ice baths actually do any good? What makes someone a great athlete? Is it training or is it genetic? What are the three types of fitness?Listen and subscribe to Show Me the Science on Apple Podcasts ,Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe …
 
Are we alone? It's a question that has intrigued philosophers and scientists alike for centuries and this week Luke brings us the science behind the hunt for extraterrestrial life, from early expedition beyond our own world to today's plans to reach out to anyone who might be listening in the vast beyond of outer space.Listen and subscribe to Show …
 
Why do we love music? Is music essential to human life? Do animals love music? Does it have a biological function?This week Professor Luke O'Neill explores the science of music and delves into everything from The Simpsons theme tune, why music helps during surgery, the health benefits of choirs and, of course, Elephant orchestras.Join Professor Luk…
 
Why do humans laugh? What is it about jokes that make us laugh? Why is laughing as good as a good exercise? And can laughing making you live longer? This week Luke explores the science of humour and explains all that tickles our funny bone.Listen and subscribe to Show Me the Science on Apple Podcasts ,Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen a…
 
Keeping us safe, sane and in a fine mood - sleep dictates our lives and can be our best friend if we get right, our own downfall if we get it wrong.This week Luke explores the science behind our sleep, including the hidden benefits behind it, what happens while we're under and what happens when we don't get our required hours each night.Listen and …
 
Is our weight defined solely by what we eat, or are our genetics playing a bigger role than we think?Why does the idea of what is the ideal body change over time? What are some of the strangest diets used over the years? And out of thousands of diets examined by scientists, which two (yes, just two) are proven to work?This week Luke delves into the…
 
All around us we see the influence of the natural world, if we're not always aware of it. From shopping centres to bullet trains and even Olympic medal winning sportswear, science has long been taking inspiration from nature. This week Luke explains how when humanity finds itself stuck for answers to tricky problems, the solution can often lie amon…
 
This week Luke makes the most of the winter chill as he explores the science of all things cold.He tells us why humans aren't meant for chilly climates, which animals handle the deepest arctic winters best, why some people just can't stand a draughty room, and the almost magical benefits of a swim in the icy cold sea.Listen and subscribe to Show Me…
 
We all have to get old, but why do some people age better than others? Why do people living in some small regions around the world live far longer than the rest of us? Can we cheat the ageing process? And is living with a smile going to be worth a few decades more?This week Luke explores the science of ageing, from the reasons we can't fight time, …
 
Vaccines have been in the news for months now, but how did scientists first learn that disease could be prevented this way?This week Luke brings us the story of vaccines, from the first smallpox vaccine experiments thousands of years ago to today's scientific solutions to some of the worst diseases known to humanity.Listen and subscribe to Show Me …
 
It's been a posed question throughout the ages - just what are the real differences between men and women? This week Luke delves into the divide between the sexes and tells us what science has found.Listen and subscribe to Show Me the Science on Apple Podcasts ,Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can…
 
When did we first domesticate dogs? Why is it such a wonderful relationship between humans and our doggie friends? Why do different breeds have different personalities? And why is studying dogs helping us understand different human diseases? This week Luke brings us the science around our four legged friends, plus lots of interesting canine facts.L…
 
Episode 1 of Show Me the Science with Professor Luke O'Neill takes a look at the science of love. What makes one person attractive to another? How do the perfume companies contribute to scientific research on love? And can you die of a broken heart?Join Professor Luke O'Neill on ‘Show Me the Science’ as he tackles a different issue each week; from …
 
Have you ever wondered why we laugh or if you can really die of a broken heart? Join Professor Luke O'Neill on ‘Show Me the Science’ as he tackles a different issue each week; from the serious to the silly, all explained through science. This Newstalk production will open the world of science to people of all ages. New episodes every Thursday.…
 
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