TBFY In Conversation 23 – Anthropomania with Jay Ingram

Science broadcaster extraordinaire Jay Ingram is back! As always our chat covers many topics. Can people benefit from watching science unfold in real time? The importance of context when delivering and receiving science based info. The real reasons people decide on “scientific debates”. We also talk at length about humanities relationships with animals and Jay’s new podcast Anthropomania which explores these relationships and the consequences for us and the animals. Check out anthropomania.com for more info and take a listen wherever you get your podcasts.

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TBFY In Conversation 22 – The Weight of Air with David Poses

My guest author David Poses has an incredibly important message, our entire system of drug prevention, policy and treatment needs to be blown up and rebuilt. David brings us this message in his upcoming book The Weight of Air which details his double life struggling with mental illness and heroin addiction. Through his experience and story the failures of the current shame based ways we deal with addiction and mental illness become clear as does the possibility for an alternative compassionate strategy. His book is available July 6th and open for pre-order now wherever books are sole. Check out davidposes.com for full details and follow David on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook.

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Two Brad For You-Episode 67-Freaky Research and Questions from the Mail Feed

Brad, aka Flash, is here to answer questions from the mail feed and bring you some weird science regarding tiny lab grown brains, tiny human/monkey chimeras and folks that are volunteering to be re-infected with SARS 2.

The podcast is also launching a donations page via the Buy Me a Coffee service. It’s real easy to contribute if you feel like the show is worthwhile. Our main costs are web hosting and online video call/interviewing subscriptions plus the time it takes to produce the show. Every little bit helps.

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TBFY In Conversation 21 – Sharing Genomes and More with Stephen Doyle

Stephen Doyle is a molecular and computational biologist who uses whole genome sequencing to study how parasites evolve resistance to drugs. He was also able to explain how genome sequencing works and just how powerful that technology and data can be, especially in the context of the ongoing coronavirus situation. You’ve heard of corona variants, well Stephen helps sort out what this means and how genomics is used to track these outbreaks. We also discussed the benefits of pre-print for the field of genomics and the importance of open science. Check out his twitter @stephen__doyle and his work at the Sanger Institute.

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TBFY In Conversation 20 – Covering the Psychedelic Beat with Shayla Love

Senior staff writer at VICE Shayla Love was kind enough to join the show to discuss her work covering the psychedelics beat. Shayla writes feature articles on many topics that fall under the umbrellas of science, psychology, health and the mind and she is consistently finding unique and important angles of the psychedelic movement that need to be talked about, including the commodification and commercialization of psychedelic assisted therapy. She is an excellent writer and is full of great insights into this field and others. Please do give her a follow on Twitter, @shayla__love and check out all of her writing at VICE.

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Two Brad For Politics 7 – Tents, Size Does Matter

The panel of regular citizens is back to talk only Canadian politics this episode. They touch on the Supreme Court of Canada decision regarding carbon pricing, the fight everyone strategy of the Alberta Conservatives and the fight brewing within the federal Conservative party. Are they pitching too big a tent and where did those barnacles come from???

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Two Brad For You – Episode 66 – Leaky Labs, Lockdowns and Revived Ebola

Brad, aka Flash, is here with some Friday afternoon thoughts on two overly politicized corona issues, the lab leak scenario and the harm from lockdowns. Spoiler alert, there is no definitive answer so get ready to sit on some fence. Stick around for some intriguing Ebola news at the end as well.

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TBFY In Conversation 19 – Communicating from The Ivory Tower with Martin Nielsen

It was a pleasure to host veterinary parasitologist and friend of the show Martin Nielsen for a discussion on science communication from an academic perspective. Lessons learned, challenges, issues with pre-print publishing, restoring faith in expertise and much more. Follow Martin on Twitter, @MartinKNielsen and Youtube, Martin K Nielsen Equine Parasitology.

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Two Brad For You – Episode 65 – Corona Variants, Ebola and Crap Fueled Rockets

Both Brads are back in the saddle after a short hiatus to answer a listener question about the new coronavirus variants, discuss some interesting findings in Ebola survivors and speculate on what it might mean for long haul COVID cases. Plus, Brad introduces us to a new bio-fueled rocket company that aims to be the Uber of space flight.

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Two Brad For Politics 6 – SHAMBOLIC

The regular, ordinary Two Brad For Politics panel assembled early in this New Year filled with….let’s say Christmas cheer. The discussion ranged from shambolic styles of governance, focusing on our home province of Alberta, to whether the spend, spend, spend Federal Liberals in Canada will face and ultimately win a spring election. The guys also gave their picks for 2020’s winners and losers as well as top Rudy Giuliani moments of the year.

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