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Podcast Episode #1056: “Egg in Your Eye”

Sunday, February 21st, 2021

In Podcast Episode #1056, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to psycholinguist Jean Berko Gleason. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue.

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Jean Berko Gleason encounters:

‘Here’s Egg in Your Eye’: A Prospective Study of Blunt Ocular Trauma Resulting from Thrown Eggs,” R.M.K. Stewart, J.M. Durnian, and M. C. Briggs, Emergency Medical Journal, vol. 23, 2006, pp. 756-8. 

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Podcast Episode #1055: “The Best Life” Opera (Act 1)

Monday, February 15th, 2021

In Podcast Episode #1055, Marc Abrahams presents the first act of “The Best Life”, a mini-opera which debuted in 2015 at the 25th First Annual Ig Nobel Ceremony.

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Seth GliksmanProduction Assistant

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Podcast Episode #1053: “Does One Armpit Smell Like the Other?”

Sunday, January 31st, 2021

In Podcast Episode #1053, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to synthetic biologist Christina Agapakis. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue.

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Christina Agapakis encounters:

Human Axillary Odor: Are There Side-Related Perceptual Differences?” Camille Ferdenzi, Benoist Schaal, and S. Craig Roberts, Chemical Senses, vol. 34, no. 7, 2009, pp. 565-571.

Seth GliksmanProduction Assistant

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Podcast Episode #1052: “Do Frogs in Helium Get Squeaky Voices?”

Sunday, January 24th, 2021

In Podcast Episode #1052, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to developmental biologist Dany Adams. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue.

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Dany Adams encounters:

Frogs in helium: the anuran vocal sac is not a cavity resonator,” A.S. Rand and R. Dudley, Physiological Zoology, vol. 66, 1993, pp. 793-806. 

Seth GliksmanProduction Assistant

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Podcast Episode #1051: “Did His Orgasm Lead to Blindness”

Sunday, January 17th, 2021

In Podcast Episode #1051, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to biomedical researcher Chris Cotsapas. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue.

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Chris Cotsapas encounters:

Postcoital Visual Loss Due to Valsalva Retinopathy,” Michaels, Luke, Naing Latt Tint, and Philip Alexander, BMJ Case Reports, epub October 23, 2014. 

Seth GliksmanProduction Assistant

Available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Google Podcasts, AntennaPod, BeyondPod and elsewhere!

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