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Opinionated Science Episode 44: Inside a Ketamine Clinic: On the Frontiers of Psychedelic Therapy

This latest episode is an audio version of a cover story from our online magazine, The Scientific Observer. In it, Technology Networks’ Senior Science Writer, Ruairi J Mackenzie, visits a clinic in London offering injections of ketamine as a solution to addiction. What is the future of this new frontier of psychedelic medicine?

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Opinionated Science Episode 43: Genomics Power Hour: Decoding Morning Sickness and Dog Behavior

In this episode of Opinionated Science, the team reviews two studies that show off the power of genomic technologies, from very different angles. One answers key questions about why some women experience extreme vomiting and sickness during pregnancy, and the other reveals why dog breeds aren’t all they are cracked up to be.

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Opinionated Science Episode 42: Caffeine for ADHD and Cancer-Sniffing Worms

In this episode of Opinionated Science, the team discusses a new advance that uses a microscopic worm to sniff out lung cancer, why caffeine is being investigated to treat ADHD and a stats study that may undermine an important area of neuroscience.

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Opinionated Science: Predicting the Next Pandemic

In this episode of Opinionated Science, Lucy Lawrence discusses the world of Infectious diseases with Senior Research Associate at the University of Cambridge, Freya Jephcott.
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Opinionated Science Episode 41: Decoding Pig Grunts, Reviving the Christmas Rat and Your Gut vs Sushi

In the latest Opinionated Science, the TN team looks at a study of pigs’ emotions that may put you off your bacon, discover why an extinct rat shows the challenges of bringing species back from the dead and explore why bacteria of oceanic origin are key to your gut’s ability to digest a humble maki roll.

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Opinionated Science: Conquering Cancer From Within

Lucy Lawrence will be speaking with Mark and hearing fascinating stories from throughout his career within the cancer immunology space, as well as asking more about targets that show particular promise and the greatest challenges in making them available.
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Opinionated Science: What Is Body-on-a-Chip Technology?

Listen to this podcast to hear insights into some of the biggest successes and challenges scientists face when working with Body-on-a-Chip Technology.
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Opinionated Science Episode 40: A Herpes-MS Link, mRNA Pills and Regenerating Frog Limbs

In the latest Opinionated Science, the first of 2022, the TN team discusses why multiple sclerosis links to a herpesvirus, a limb regenerating Fitbit that has amputee frogs hopping again and the next era of pill-based mRNA technology.

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Opinionated Science Episode 39: The Science of Christmas Dinner

In this bumper episode, the team review a series of studies from the last year that investigate Christmassy food. Could the future of Christmas dinner involve a cell culture roast, unnaturally smooth chocolate and fractal cauliflower?
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Opinionated Science Episode 38: Do Gut Microbes Play a Role in Autism?

In this episode, the team examine a new study that challenges the notion that gut microbes may play a causal role in autism spectrum disorder. Might a link once ascribed to signaling from the gut’s nervous system actually just be a consequence of restricted diet?
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