Science after Sunset
5. HPV Vaccine Superstar

5. HPV Vaccine Superstar

October 17, 2019

Host: Dean Coey (@thescienceboii)

Co-Host: Adam McAvoy (@AdamTheRockMcA)

Guest: Michelle McAvoy

 

On this episode of Science After Sunset, we were extremely fortunate to be joined by Michelle McAvoy - a local school nurse / Adam's mother. We discuss the HPV vaccine, a marvelous creation that actually prevents cervical cancer and much more. As Adam will find out, you're never too old to hear about the "birds and the bees" from your mother!

 

4. Mental Health

4. Mental Health

May 17, 2019

Host: Dean Coey (@thescienceboii)

Co-Host: Adam McAvoy (@AdamTheRockMcA)

Guest: Molly Drew (@mollyjdrew)

 

It's officially Mental Health Awareness Week! On this episode of Science after Sunset we're going to be taking a closer look at mental health both inside and outside of academia. Adam and I will shares stories about the last time we cried and our fantastic guest Molly helps us to get more comfortable talking about our mental health.

3. Gangsta Rap vs Anti-Vaxx Conspiracies

3. Gangsta Rap vs Anti-Vaxx Conspiracies

February 27, 2019

Host: Dean Coey (@thescienceboii)

Co-Host: Adam McAvoy (@AdamTheRockMcA)

Guest: Ally Gray

 

This week on Science after Sunset, we take the fight to the anti-vaxxers! We'll go through all the classic conspiracies about vaccines you might hear on Twitter, and we get funky with some scientifically dope lyrics!

We've also got the very talented Claire Hill (@ClaireHill_) from the podcast Science in Ten, giving us a straightforward, no-nonsense explanation of what a vaccine is!

 

 

2. Genetically Engineered Humans!?

2. Genetically Engineered Humans!?

January 16, 2019

This month we're talking about the controversial CRISPR babies! Dr He Jiankwai is a Chinese scientist who has created a massive uproar in the scientific community by creating the worlds first genetically edited humans.

Joined by my guests: Beth Wilson, William Doyle, and Ethan Hill, we delve into the realm of human cloning, the morality of gene editing, and the potential dystopian futures this technology may inspire...

If you enjoy Science after Sunset be sure to tweet us @thescienceboii with your questions or tell us what you'd like to hear about in the future!

1. From Snake Oil to Snake Goop

1. From Snake Oil to Snake Goop

December 16, 2018

What does a rootin' tootin' cowboy-shootin' video game like Red Dead Redemption 2 have in common with Academy Award-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow?

The answer may surprise you...

This evening I'm joined by my good friends Adam McAvoy (@AdamTheRockMcA) and Alexandra Armson (@alexarmson). We'll be discussing the difference between science and pseudoscience, as well as highlighting some of the most ridiculous "wellness" products peddled online.

Alex gives us her perspective on what it might be like for teenage girls to be targeted by some of these harmful products and Adam highlights how powerful marketing can be, even when the product is complete nonsense.

From psychic vampire repellent to an extremely dangerous coffee enema, join us as we tackle the anti-science movement!

If you enjoy the episode remember to tweet us @thescienceboii with questions or suggestions about what you'd like to hear about in the future. We promise to read every tweet!