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Episode 12: The Man Who Touched His Own Heart

What's left to learn about the bacteria on our bodies and in our homes, the ants in our backyard, the cats in our neighbourhood, and the mites on our faces? Yes... mites. On our faces. Rob Dunn is a biologist and writer in the Department of Biological Sciences at North Carolina State University. He works on large-scale biology, filled with unknowns. He's also the author of The Man Who Touched His Own Heart. You can listen to the podcast on this page, or subscribe on iTunes.

Music Editing and Sound Design by Maurice Kelliher. Produced and Presented by Shaun O'Boyle.

Episode 11: Dublin Maker

From paper planes to crafty circuits, Dublin Maker is a mix of 'hack, craft, and make'. Community-driven and part of Festival of Curiosity, it brings together makers of all ages - from tech enthusiasts to crafters, engineers to artists - to share their work. This year, 10,000 people visited Trinity College to soak up the open-source atmosphere, and here's a taste of what happened. You can listen to the podcast on this page, or subscribe on iTunes.

Music by Twink, the toy piano band. Sound Design by Maurice Kelliher. Produced and Presented by Shaun O'Boyle.

Episode 10: Lights, Camera, Science!

Who is your favourite scientist in a movie? Are they eccentric mathematicians? Immoral geneticists? From ridiculous clichés to well-written protagonists, we asked scientists and science communicators to choose their favourite screen scientists. Featuring comedian Robin Ince, geneticist Aoife McLysaght, astrophysicist Joseph Roche, educator Diane McSweeney, and physicist Jessamyn Fairfield. You can listen to the podcast on this page, or subscribe on iTunes.

Music by Pye Corner Audio. Sound Design by Maurice Kelliher. Produced and Presented by Shaun O'Boyle.

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