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The Here and How Podcast

Welcome to The Here and How Podcast where every week we dive deep into big ideas, discovering the past so that we can create a brighter future. Explore the world of science with Rachel Oates, Steve Woodford, and Thomas Westbrook.

Feb 9, 2019

This week we explore virtual reality. How far has virtual reality and augmented reality come in the last few decades? In what ways are VR and AR currently being used? What are the dangers and pitfalls, and what is the potential future for Virtual Reality?

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Nov 17, 2018

This week's episode might be a bit controversial but is probably one of the most important episodes we've done - we discuss some of the key scientific, moral, legal and emotional issue in the abortion debate, including taking a big look at how the laws differ between countries and states, what makes something a human...

Nov 4, 2018

What is knowledge? Is it a subset of belief, or is belief a subset of knowledge? Can we know anything for certain? Join us as we ask these questions and more within this episode.
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Oct 20, 2018

Discover the science and history of demon possession. What's going on in the brain and what kind of conditions lead to people acting possessed. Is demon possession a real, supernatural phenomenon, or is something else going on?
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Oct 6, 2018

What is alcohol? How long have humans been drinking it and why? Drinking is pretty common amongst many groups of people but how does it affect your body and brain? Is a glass of wine every day actually good for you or is it going to harm you in the long-term?


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