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The Science of MDMA | Sci Guys Podcast #260
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The Science of MDMA | Sci Guys Podcast #260

This week we're talking about Molly, and Mandy, or whatever woman's name you want to call MDMA... Grab our merch: https://normalcitizen.store/collections/sci-guys Support the podcast on Patreon: http://patreon.com/sciguys WATCH EVERY EPISODE: https://bit.ly/2z3ifN0 SUBSCRIBE TO SCI GUYS Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2TAPC3h Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2H91rZu YouTube: https://bit.ly/2Z7bWTk JOIN OUR DISCORD https://discord.gg/dT2nuvCvFD FOLLOW THE PODCAST Twitter: http://twitter.com/sciguyspod Instagram: http://instagram.com/sciguyspod Facebook: http://facebook.com/sciguyspod Did we make a mistake? Let us know! sciguys.co.uk/corrections Follow the SCI GUYS @notcorry / @lukecutforth References & Further Reading https://www.history.com/topics/crime/history-of-mdma https://nida.nih.gov/publications/research-reports/mdma-ecstasy-abuse/what-are-mdmas-effects-on-brain https://nida.nih.gov/publications/research-reports/mdma-ecstasy-abuse/what-are-mdmas-effects-on-brain https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7878040/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jEAr7ThsYew https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK538482/ https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/news/newsroom/news-releases/2019/04/psychedelic-drug-mdma-may-reawaken-critical-period-in-brain-to-help-treat-ptsd https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34708874/ https://www.nature.com/articles/s41591-021-01336-3 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8820588/ https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24006318/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8639540/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK482377/
The Science of Weight Loss Drugs: Wegovy & Ozempic | Sci Guys Podcast #259
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The Science of Weight Loss Drugs: Wegovy & Ozempic | Sci Guys Podcast #259

People are using a diabetes drug to lose weight, but does it actually owrk? Are there any risks? Should we even be using drugs for fat loss at all? Grab our merch: https://normalcitizen.store/collections/sci-guys Support the podcast on Patreon: http://patreon.com/sciguys WATCH EVERY EPISODE: https://bit.ly/2z3ifN0 SUBSCRIBE TO SCI GUYS Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2TAPC3h Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2H91rZu YouTube: https://bit.ly/2Z7bWTk JOIN OUR DISCORD https://discord.gg/dT2nuvCvFD FOLLOW THE PODCAST Twitter: http://twitter.com/sciguyspod Instagram: http://instagram.com/sciguyspod Facebook: http://facebook.com/sciguyspod Did we make a mistake? Let us know! sciguys.co.uk/corrections Follow the SCI GUYS @notcorry / @lukecutforth References & Further Reading https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK562269/ https://healthmedia.blog.gov.uk/2023/09/04/accessing-wegovy-for-weight-loss-everything-you-need-to-know/ https://tspace.library.utoronto.ca/bitstream/1807/129409/2/AMED.2023.9946924.pdf https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK551568/ https://health.ucdavis.edu/blog/cultivating-health/ozempic-for-weight-loss-does-it-work-and-what-do-experts-recommend/2023/07 https://www.diabetes.org.uk/about-us/news-and-views/ozempic-and-weight-loss-facts-behind-headlines https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/22/well/ozempic-diabetes-weight-loss.html https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/38300808/ https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/38230266/ https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ta875/chapter/2-Information-about-semaglutide https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=laPaezEsteI https://www.who.int/health-topics/obesity#tab=tab_3 https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/obesity/ https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/diabetes/overview/what-is-diabetes/type-2-diabetes https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/type-2-diabetes/symptoms/ https://www.pewresearch.org/science/2024/02/26/how-americans-view-weight-loss-drugs-and-their-potential-impact-on-obesity-in-the-u-s/ https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a618008.html https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/type-1-diabetes/about-type-1-diabetes/what-is-type-1-diabetes/
The Science of Pregnancy (with Rebecca Hanssen) | Sci Guys Podcast #257
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The Science of Pregnancy (with Rebecca Hanssen) | Sci Guys Podcast #257

Use code SCIGUYS at the link below to get an exclusive 60% off an annual Incogni plan: https://incogni.com/SCIGUYS Luke is having a baby - surprise! So this week we're joined by the lovely Rebecca Hanssen to chat about pregnancy & the absolutely insane effects it has on the body... Grab our merch: https://normalcitizen.store/collections/sci-guys Support the podcast on Patreon: http://patreon.com/sciguys WATCH EVERY EPISODE: https://bit.ly/2z3ifN0 SUBSCRIBE TO SCI GUYS Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2TAPC3h Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2H91rZu YouTube: https://bit.ly/2Z7bWTk JOIN OUR DISCORD https://discord.gg/dT2nuvCvFD FOLLOW THE PODCAST Twitter: http://twitter.com/sciguyspod Instagram: http://instagram.com/sciguyspod Facebook: http://facebook.com/sciguyspod Did we make a mistake? Let us know! sciguys.co.uk/corrections Follow the SCI GUYS @notcorry / @lukecutforth References & Further Reading https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK559304/#:~:text=Pregnancy%20is%20a%20state%20of,to%20sustain%20the%20growing%20fetus. https://www.britannica.com/science/pregnancy/Anatomic-and-physiologic-changes-in-other-organs-and-tissues https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4928162/ https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2023/04/12/1159753316/pregnancy-start-conception https://www.cam.ac.uk/stories/pregnancy-sickness-cause https://www.nhs.uk/pregnancy/related-conditions/common-symptoms/vomiting-and-morning-sickness/ https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/folicacid/about.html#:~:text=Why%20folic%20acid%20is%20important,and%20spine%20(spina%20bifida). https://www.nhs.uk/pregnancy/related-conditions/common-symptoms/bleeding-gums/
The Science of The Challenger Explosion | Sci Guys Podcast #256
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The Science of The Challenger Explosion | Sci Guys Podcast #256

The explosion of the Challenger shuttle claimed the lives of 7 people. It was certainly a tragedy, but maybe it shouldn't really be described as an accident... Grab our merch: https://normalcitizen.store/collections/sci-guys Support the podcast on Patreon: http://patreon.com/sciguys WATCH EVERY EPISODE: https://bit.ly/2z3ifN0 SUBSCRIBE TO SCI GUYS Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2TAPC3h Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2H91rZu YouTube: https://bit.ly/2Z7bWTk JOIN OUR DISCORD https://discord.gg/dT2nuvCvFD FOLLOW THE PODCAST Twitter: http://twitter.com/sciguyspod Instagram: http://instagram.com/sciguyspod Facebook: http://facebook.com/sciguyspod Did we make a mistake? Let us know! sciguys.co.uk/corrections Follow the SCI GUYS @notcorry / @lukecutforth References & Further Reading https://www.britannica.com/event/Challenger-disaster https://www.nasa.gov/challenger-sts-51l-accident/ https://www.space.com/18084-space-shuttle-challenger.html https://www.nasa.gov/history/35-years-ago-remembering-challenger-and-her-crew/ https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/challenger-explodes https://digital.nls.uk/1980s/science-technology/challenger-disaster/ https://www.theguardian.com/science/2021/jan/29/us-space-shuttle-challenger-explodes-after-take-off-1986 https://www.history.com/news/how-the-challenger-disaster-changed-nasa https://www.harpercollins.com/blogs/harperkids/space-shuttle-challenger-explosion https://www.forbes.com/sites/michaelperegrine/2021/01/24/the-lasting-leadership-lessons-from-the-challenger-disaster/ https://ajp.psychiatryonline.org/doi/10.1176/ajp.156.10.1536 https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/01/28/464744781/30-years-after-disaster-challenger-engineer-still-blames-himself https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/oct/16/challenger-disaster-american-netflix-space-shuttle https://digital.nls.uk/1980s/science-technology/challenger-disaster/ https://www.history.com/news/how-the-challenger-disaster-changed-nasa https://www.theguardian.com/science/2021/jan/29/us-space-shuttle-challenger-explodes-after-take-off-1986 https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/challenger-explodes https://www.nasa.gov/history/35-years-ago-remembering-challenger-and-her-crew/ https://www.space.com/18084-space-shuttle-challenger.html https://www.space.com/18084-space-shuttle-challenger.html https://www.britannica.com/event/Challenger-disaster https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/oct/16/challenger-disaster-american-netflix-space-shuttle https://ajp.psychiatryonline.org/doi/10.1176/ajp.156.10.1536 https://www.history.com/news/big-bird-challenger-disaster-nasa-sesame-street
The Science of Free Money: Universal Basic Income | Sci Guys Podcast #255
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The Science of Free Money: Universal Basic Income | Sci Guys Podcast #255

Does UBI help people? Will it destroy the concept of work ethic? Is it even enough to fix Capitalism's problems? Let's see what science has to say about free money... Grab our merch: https://normalcitizen.store/collections/sci-guys Support the podcast on Patreon: http://patreon.com/sciguys WATCH EVERY EPISODE: https://bit.ly/2z3ifN0 SUBSCRIBE TO SCI GUYS Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2TAPC3h Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2H91rZu YouTube: https://bit.ly/2Z7bWTk JOIN OUR DISCORD https://discord.gg/dT2nuvCvFD FOLLOW THE PODCAST Twitter: http://twitter.com/sciguyspod Instagram: http://instagram.com/sciguyspod Facebook: http://facebook.com/sciguyspod Did we make a mistake? Let us know! sciguys.co.uk/corrections Follow the SCI GUYS @notcorry / @lukecutforth References Universal Basic Income https://www.imf.org/en/Publications/fandd/issues/2018/12/what-is-universal-basic-income-basics https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8378560/ https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0047272723000634 UBI Trials https://www.vox.com/future-perfect/2020/2/19/21112570/universal-basic-income-ubi-map https://www.theguardian.com/society/2023/jun/04/universal-basic-income-of-1600-pounds-a-month-to-be-trialled-in-england https://www.london.gov.uk/who-we-are/what-london-assembly-does/questions-mayor/find-an-answer/universal-basic-income-trial-findings https://www.givedirectly.org/2023-ubi-results/ UBI & Health https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0277953621007061 https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0047272723000634 https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34319878/ https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34319890/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7208547/ https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33789535/ UBI & Wealth https://www.york.ac.uk/news-and-events/news/2022/research/basic-income-could-cut-poverty/ https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2023/nov/16/ai-is-coming-for-our-jobs-could-universal-basic-income-be-the-solution
The Science of IQ & Intelligence | Sci Guys Podcast #253
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The Science of IQ & Intelligence | Sci Guys Podcast #253

Whether you're a smarty pants or not, you should listen to this episode; it's guaranteed to make you smarter. Probably... Grab our merch: https://normalcitizen.store/collections/sci-guys Support the podcast on Patreon: http://patreon.com/sciguys WATCH EVERY EPISODE: https://bit.ly/2z3ifN0 SUBSCRIBE TO SCI GUYS Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2TAPC3h Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2H91rZu YouTube: https://bit.ly/2Z7bWTk JOIN OUR DISCORD https://discord.gg/dT2nuvCvFD FOLLOW THE PODCAST Twitter: http://twitter.com/sciguyspod Instagram: http://instagram.com/sciguyspod Facebook: http://facebook.com/sciguyspod Did we make a mistake? Let us know! sciguys.co.uk/corrections Follow the SCI GUYS @notcorry / @lukecutforth References & Further Reading https://www.britannica.com/science/IQ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6927908/ https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/12/121219133334.htm https://www.science.org/content/article/what-does-iq-really-measure https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3341646/ https://www.cnbc.com/2021/03/10/harvard-psychologist-types-of-intelligence-where-do-you-score-highest-in.html https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/rational-and-irrational-thought-the-thinking-that-iq-tests-miss/ https://www.discovermagazine.com/mind/do-iq-tests-actually-measure-intelligence https://science.howstuffworks.com/life/inside-the-mind/human-brain/question455.htm https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7709590/

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