Have you ever wondered how and why fall leaves change color? The wait is over. Indulge in all things Fall in this episode as Mel and Corey discuss their feelings on pumpkin spice, sweater weather, and most importantly, the science behind seasonal color changes in broad leaf trees. Get ready to feel cozy.
This week Corey and Mel tackle all things dragons... komodo dragons, that is. Corey covers debates surrounding special abilities of these massive lizards - including mouth hygiene and a unique ability to reproduce without a mate. The conversation ends with emerging research potential of studying these amazing creatures.
Disclaimer: This episode includes scientific discussions about reproduction. Parents listening with kids may want to use discretion.
Mel has a host of questions about flu season and the flu shot - she hates needles. Corey explains the flu virus, why it makes us sick, and how the flu vaccine offers us protection. You will also hear the story of a tuna intervention. No promises, but this episode could change how you view the flu forever.
Wondering who Mel and Corey are and why they are talking about science? Look no further. From blues dancing to whoopie pies to awkwardly long science degree names, this episode features the story of how Mel and Corey met and what inspired the podcast.
The debut episode of So I Married A Scientist features an unlikely set of questions about buoyancy, floatation, submarines, whales, and water bugs. Mel and Corey take a dive into the chemical and physical properties of water that make life possible. It all began when Mel and her friends wanted to build a floating duck house.