Dr. David Queller – Dr. Strassman’s collaborator
Sociobiology – Dr. Strassman’s blog on life as a scientist
This week Zach and Kelly talk naked mole rats.
This week Zach and Kelly talk about cheating in bacterial biofilms, and how the microbiome influences susceptibility to disease in bumble bees.
Trial of the Clone 2: Wrath of the Pacificist (Zach’s adventure of your own choosing game book) is up on Kickstarter!
This week we let Ryan Haupt and Benjamin Tippett take over the show. Ryan and Ben are co-hosts on the Science…sort of podcast, and Ben is host of The Titanium Physicists podcast. Both of these podcasts are part of the Brachiolope Media Network, the podcast network to which the Weekly Weinersmith belongs. Ryan and Ben will talk about….well….you’ll see.
This podcast is probably not appropriate for a younger audience (you know, as usual).
This week Zach and Kelly talk with Dr. Christopher Dana Lynn, an anthropologist at the University of Alabama who studies the relationship between glossolalia and stress in Apostolic Pentecostals.
Chris leads the Human Behavioral Ecology Research Group (HBERG)
Chris’ manuscripts to which we refer:
Participate in the Pop Culture Knowledge & Mating Success Study
Zach and I have been swamped with work lately, and are about to go on our very belated honeymoon. We will begin updates when we get back from the honeymoon in a few weeks.
<3, The Weinersmiths
This week Zach and Kelly talk about how the smell of coffee changes gene expression and protein production in rat brains, and discuss a study that hooked rat brains up to one another so the rats could share information and perform tasks together.
Coffee on the brain
Rat brain-to-brain interface
For Valentine’s Day, Zach and Kelly talk whether or not brazilian waxing is causing the extinction of pubic lice, and about how housework influences the frequency of sex.
Zach and Kelly news!
JJ Darling took our photos while we were in NYC. Our favorite photo can be found below.
Kickstarter for Zach’s book of science-themed comics (featuring a story by Adam Savage!)
Is brazilian waxing causing the extinction of pubic lice?
Popular press coverage
Housework and sex
Scientific article: Egalitarianism, housework, and sexual frequency in marriage
This week Zach and Kelly discuss a study that used infusion of donor feces to treat a bacterial infection, and a second study that found that light is important for eye development in fetal mice.
Zach and Kelly stuff!
The Small Dinosaurs have put out their first album!
Bandcamp (where the album can be streamed):
Music video: http://youtu.be/-5B4067Y2u8
This week Zach and Kelly talk about how fear and/or awe of math differs between academic fields.
What are Zach and Kelly up to?
Zach and Kelly will be at the Story Collider show on Feb. 5th in NYC. Join us!
Kickstarter for Zach’s new science-themed comic book
Paper 1: The Nonsense Math Effect