Just Na Science

Just Na Science

Lauren Mattina, MS.Ed and Nicholas Volpe, MS
Oct 27, 2020 24 min

Will the Flu Vaccine Cause More COVID-19 Cases? Here's What the Experts Say

Flu season is officially here which means all the anti-vaxxers will be crawling out from their disease ridden holes to tell us how unsafe vaccines are. Some have been citing a study that suggests the flu vaccine will increase the chances of catching the coronavirus. But is that true? We also discuss how vaccines are made, what information the CDC and FDA use in their decisions, and so much more! Transcript You can support our show by becoming a Patreon member - your support helps keep our show ad-free. Want to interact with us live? Follow us on Twitch! Click here to watch our channel trailer. Visit our website for blog posts, YouTube videos, and more! Find us on social: @justnascience for Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook Have a question, episode idea, or business inquiry? Email us at: [email protected] Podcast theme song: Like an Idiot by Sven Karlsson Music licensed through Epidemic Sound --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/justnascience/support
Oct 20, 2020 37 min

What's It Like Planning a Wedding During a Pandemic? (Bonus)

Lauren and I got married this past weekend (16Oct2020)! We’re exhausted from the wedding so we’re taking a break this week. We didn’t want to leave you with nothing, so we recorded what our experience planning a wedding was like during the pandemic. It’s a casual conversation about what we dealt with and how we handled it. There’s so much more that we could have discussed but this episode just covers the major stuff. If you want to see pictures click on the link below to go to our website! Next week we're back starting with season 2 and an all new science-related podcast episode. Pictures of Wedding Transcript You can support our show by becoming a Patreon member - your support helps keep our show ad-free. Want to interact with us live? Follow us on Twitch! Click here to watch our channel trailer. Visit our website for blog posts, YouTube videos, and more! Find us on social: @justnascience for Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook Have a question, episode idea, or business inquiry? Email us at: [email protected] Podcast theme song: Like an Idiot by Sven Karlsson Music licensed through Epidemic Sound --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/justnascience/support
Oct 13, 2020 26 min

Is Donating Your Old Clothes an Effective Recycling Strategy? You Might Not Like the Answer

Have you ever donated clothes into one of those big drop off containers? Do you know if those clothes were ever sent to a family who needed them? In this episode we talk about some of the myths and misconceptions about fast fashion, donating clothes, and how to improve your carbon footprint while still slaying. By the way, we're not suggesting to stop donating clothes - just choose where you donate more carefully so the clothes don't end up in an incinerator! Link to Episode Transcript: https://www.justnascience.com/show-notes/episode-50-is-donating-your-old-clothes-an-effective-recycling-strategy-you-might-not-like-the-answer You can support our show by becoming a Patreon member - your support helps keep our show ad-free. Want to interact with us live? Follow us on Twitch! Click here to watch our channel trailer. Visit our website for blog posts, YouTube videos, and more! Find us on social: @justnascience for Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook Have a question, episode idea, or business inquiry? Email us at: [email protected] Podcast theme song: Like an Idiot by Sven Karlsson Music licensed through Epidemic Sound --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/justnascience/support
Oct 06, 2020 24 min

2020 Nobel Prize Awarded for the Discovery of a Liver Destroying Virus

The Nobel Prize is a monumental achievement and is awarded yearly in six different disciplines (chemistry, physics, medicine or physiology, literature, peace, and economics). This year's recipients for medicine or physiology was announced on October 5, 2020. The individuals who won due to their discovery of a virus that confused doctors for years. We're talking about hepatitis C. Link to Episode Transcript: https://www.justnascience.com/show-notes/episode-49-2020-nobel-prize-awarded-for-the-discovery-of-a-liver-destroying-virus You can support our show by becoming a Patreon member - your support helps keep our show ad-free. Want to interact with us live? Follow us on Twitch! Click here to watch our channel trailer. Visit our website for blog posts, YouTube videos, and more! Find us on social: @justnascience for Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook Have a question, episode idea, or business inquiry? Email us at: [email protected] Podcast theme song: Like an Idiot by Sven Karlsson Music licensed through Epidemic Sound --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/justnascience/support
Sep 29, 2020 23 min

Did Early Humans Evolve Into Mermaids? Documentary Provides Answers

Are mermaids real, and if so, what drove their evolution? In this episode we examine the 2011 documentary Mermaids: The Body Found and explain what is legit and what you should be skeptical of. If you've never seen this before, it's a compelling tale of a completely fake group of scientists trying to crack a government coverup. But not only is it just a movie, people actually believe it. NOAA got so many complaints they had to make an official statement. Link to Episode Transcript: https://www.justnascience.com/show-notes/episode 48-did-early-humans-evolve-into-mermaids-documentary-provides-answers You can support our show by becoming a Patreon member - your support helps keep our show ad-free. Want to interact with us live? Follow us on Twitch! Click here to watch our channel trailer. Visit our website for blog posts, YouTube videos, and more! Find us on social: @justnascience for Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook Have a question, episode idea, or business inquiry? Email us at: [email protected] Podcast theme song: Like an Idiot by Sven Karlsson Music licensed through Epidemic Sound --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/justnascience/support
Sep 22, 2020 25 min

Why Sucking the Venom from a Snake Bite Doesn't Work; Do This Instead

You get bit by a snake, your first reaction is: try and suck the venom out? Catch the snake that bit you? Run around panicking that you just got bit? If you answered yes or any of these then you congratulations, you don't know how to treat a snake bite! But don't worry, we explain what the experts suggest you do. We also cover popular myths and misconceptions about peeing on a jellyfish sting and Lauren tells a tale about how a tiny bee sting almost lead to her needing surgery. Link to Episode Transcript: https://www.justnascience.com/show-notes/episode-47-why-sucking-the-venom-from-a-snake-bite-doesnt-work-do-this-instead You can support our show by becoming a Patreon member - your support helps keep our show ad-free. Want to interact with us live? Follow us on Twitch! Click here to watch our channel trailer. Visit our website for blog posts, YouTube videos, and more! Find us on social: @justnascience for Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook Have a question, episode idea, or another business inquiry? Email us at: [email protected] Podcast theme song: Like an Idiot by Sven Karlsson Music licensed through Epidemic Sound --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/justnascience/support
Sep 15, 2020 28 min

Life on Venus is a Real Possibility, New Discovery Suggests

A research paper published yesterday (14Sep2020) claims phosphine gas is present in the clouds of Venus. Here on Earth the only sources of phosphine gas are microbes, geochemistry, and manufacturing. To our knowledge there is nothing in the clouds or atmosphere that would cause production of phosphine gas leaving biological production a real possibility. But if there is alien life, would it look like us? Lauren and I discuss how natural selection and evolution may be different in aliens than humans. We also talk about abductions, Lauren's personal alien story, and more! Link to Episode Transcript: https://www.justnascience.com/show-notes/episode-46-life-on-venus-is-a-real-possibility-new-discovery-suggests You can support our show by becoming a Patreon member - your support helps keep our show ad-free. Want to interact with us live? Follow us on Twitch! Click here to watch our channel trailer. Visit our website for blog posts, YouTube videos, and more! Find us on social: @justnascience for Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook Have a question, episode idea, or another business inquiry? Email us at: [email protected] Podcast theme song: Like an Idiot by Sven Karlsson Music licensed through Epidemic Sound --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/justnascience/support
Sep 08, 2020 28 min

Doctors Are Telling Patients to Go Outside During the Pandemic and it May Help with Depression

Depression can affect anyone and can be a serious mental health issue. During the global pandemic and other once in a lifetime events we've seen more people reporting symptoms of depression. But what exactly is Major Depressive Disorder, how do you get diagnosed, what causes it and what are some treatments? We answer all of those questions and talk about some Twitter remedies in this episode. Link to Episode Transcript: https://www.justnascience.com/show-notes/episode-45-nature-and-depression You can support our show by becoming a Patreon member - your support helps keep our show ad-free. Want to interact with us live? Follow us on Twitch! Click here to watch our channel trailer. Visit our website for blog posts, YouTube videos, and more! Find us on social: @justnascience for Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook Have a question, episode idea, or another business inquiry? Email us at: [email protected] Podcast theme song: Like an Idiot by Sven Karlsson Music licensed through Epidemic Sound --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/justnascience/support
Sep 01, 2020 28 min

Metabolism and Weight Loss Myths with Dietitian Amanda Hookom from Hookom on Health

Almost half of all Americans tried to lose weight in the past year. But with so many health and nutrition myths and misconceptions, it's hard to know what to believe. In this podcast episode we speak with registered dietitian and certified personal trainer Amanda Hookom about different health myths. Amanda is also a YouTuber, blogger, and Twitch streamer so make sure you check out her channels! Link to Episode Transcript: https://www.justnascience.com/show-notes/episode-44-health-myths-with-hookom-on-health You can support our show by becoming a Patreon member - your support helps keep our show ad-free. Want to interact with us live? Follow us on Twitch! Click here to watch our channel trailer. Visit our website for blog posts, YouTube videos, and more! Find us on social: @justnascience for Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook Have a question, episode idea, or another business inquiry? Email us at: [email protected] Podcast theme song: Like an Idiot by Sven Karlsson Music licensed through Epidemic Sound --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/justnascience/support
Aug 25, 2020 26 min

With Fear of a Second COVID-19 Wave Should Children Return to School?

Summer is coming to a close and many teachers and families still don't know what school will look like this fall. In this podcast episode we provide a brief COVID-19 update, talk about an interesting experiment in Germany, and the possibility of children to be "super spreaders" for the coronavirus. Link to Episode Transcript: https://www.justnascience.com/show-notes/episode-43-should-children-return-to-school-this-fall You can support our show by becoming a Patreon member - your support helps keep our show ad-free. Want to interact with us live? Follow us on Twitch! Click here to watch our channel trailer. Visit our website for blog posts, YouTube videos, and more! Find us on social: @justnascience for Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook Have a question, episode idea, or another business inquiry? Email us at: [email protected] Podcast theme song: Like an Idiot by Sven Karlsson Music licensed through Epidemic Sound --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/justnascience/support
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