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Not Exactly Rocket Science

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In each episode, Duncan and Dominic talk to a medical researcher about what they do, and believe us, if we can understand this stuff then so can you.

Latest Episodes

Adam Zeman

Adam researches disorders of visual imagery, such as that exhibited by one of your hosts. We talked to him about understanding ourselves better, a form of epilepsy that makes you forget, and what his research field actually is (it’s not cognitive and neural biology…)

-1 sFEB 8
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Adam Zeman

Kate O'Donnell

Kate researches primary care, and she was kind enough to talk to us about what primary care is and how it’s changing, how much more NHS24 does now than when it started and how migrants accessing the NHS is making it work better for everyone

-1 sJAN 25
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Kate O'Donnell

Will Wood

Will researches repair & regeneration, and he chatted to us about wound signalling, cells that level up, genetic powerhouses and a death star for flies

-1 sJAN 11
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Will Wood

Rachael Jack

Rachael works on understanding what people say without speaking, and she talked to us about cultural expressions, the “other race effect”, and how her computer can’t pull funny faces

-1 s2018 DEC 14
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Rachael Jack

Lisa McDaid

Lisa is a social scientist at Glasgow, and she talked to us about how your community affects your health, poverty safari, and the difference that science can make to real people

-1 s2018 NOV 30
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Lisa McDaid

Lynn Paterson

In a special Not Exactly Brain Surgery episode, biologists Philip and Clara talked to Lynn, a lecturer in physics at Heriot Watt. They talked about optical tweezers, being knocked over by sunlight and the tweezability of yeast

-1 s2018 NOV 9
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Lynn Paterson

Poppy Lamberton

Poppy works in neglected tropical diseases, and she spoke to us about discrete choice experiments, worms that come out of snails, and how children can poo on demand

-1 s2018 OCT 26
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Poppy Lamberton

Karen Faulds

Karen is working with nanoparticles to see cells in a new way, and she spoke to us about having to learn how to talk to medics, accidental discoveries, and emailing strangers

-1 s2018 OCT 12
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Karen Faulds

Gail McConnell

Gail is actually a physicist, and she talked to us about a lens as big as your arm, sending hard drives through the post, and the difficulty of advertising DVD on VHS

-1 s2018 SEP 28
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Gail McConnell

Elaine Dzierzak

Elaine is trying to make stem cells, and she was kind enough to talk to us about the importance of finding a question that drives you, tiny little mouse hearts, and Vegas slots

-1 s2018 SEP 14
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Elaine Dzierzak

Latest Episodes

Adam Zeman

Adam researches disorders of visual imagery, such as that exhibited by one of your hosts. We talked to him about understanding ourselves better, a form of epilepsy that makes you forget, and what his research field actually is (it’s not cognitive and neural biology…)

-1 sFEB 8
Comments
Adam Zeman

Kate O'Donnell

Kate researches primary care, and she was kind enough to talk to us about what primary care is and how it’s changing, how much more NHS24 does now than when it started and how migrants accessing the NHS is making it work better for everyone

-1 sJAN 25
Comments
Kate O'Donnell

Will Wood

Will researches repair & regeneration, and he chatted to us about wound signalling, cells that level up, genetic powerhouses and a death star for flies

-1 sJAN 11
Comments
Will Wood

Rachael Jack

Rachael works on understanding what people say without speaking, and she talked to us about cultural expressions, the “other race effect”, and how her computer can’t pull funny faces

-1 s2018 DEC 14
Comments
Rachael Jack

Lisa McDaid

Lisa is a social scientist at Glasgow, and she talked to us about how your community affects your health, poverty safari, and the difference that science can make to real people

-1 s2018 NOV 30
Comments
Lisa McDaid

Lynn Paterson

In a special Not Exactly Brain Surgery episode, biologists Philip and Clara talked to Lynn, a lecturer in physics at Heriot Watt. They talked about optical tweezers, being knocked over by sunlight and the tweezability of yeast

-1 s2018 NOV 9
Comments
Lynn Paterson

Poppy Lamberton

Poppy works in neglected tropical diseases, and she spoke to us about discrete choice experiments, worms that come out of snails, and how children can poo on demand

-1 s2018 OCT 26
Comments
Poppy Lamberton

Karen Faulds

Karen is working with nanoparticles to see cells in a new way, and she spoke to us about having to learn how to talk to medics, accidental discoveries, and emailing strangers

-1 s2018 OCT 12
Comments
Karen Faulds

Gail McConnell

Gail is actually a physicist, and she talked to us about a lens as big as your arm, sending hard drives through the post, and the difficulty of advertising DVD on VHS

-1 s2018 SEP 28
Comments
Gail McConnell

Elaine Dzierzak

Elaine is trying to make stem cells, and she was kind enough to talk to us about the importance of finding a question that drives you, tiny little mouse hearts, and Vegas slots

-1 s2018 SEP 14
Comments
Elaine Dzierzak