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Petri Dish
Petri Dish
Profane, insane, and 100% primo science, Petri Dish is a no-BS podcast that explores the wildest subjects in modern science with clarity and evil joy. Hosted by Sean Allen, a Nanoparticle/Immunology Researcher, and Nathan Allen, his "screenwriter" brother, Petri Dish fuses hard science with a freewheeling and madcap conversational style. Cannabinoids, Plague, Cats, the dreaded Candiru, and the even more dreaded Covid-19: all these and more are dissected with intellect and irreverence, dropping every week. So reject ignorance. Join the Scientific Revolution. Join Petri Dish.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.8 stars from 33 ratings
Smart and funny
I trust Sean more than Google. There, I said it. I mean it. But for real, I enjoy science, and I was a scientist for a whole three months (lab assistant) before realize I wasn’t good at it. The podcast explains complex concepts in an easy to follow way without talking down to the listener and...Read full review »
Kedmoomoo via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/04/20
Hilarious and informative!
I was grinning within the first few seconds. Hilarious hosts who work really well together. I listened to 'Fungus: The Good, the Bad and the Zombie' and when Nathan (I think it was Nathan) burst into 'Under the Sea Plant edition', I burst out laughing. These guys make science fun....Read full review »
Theshira (Legendary podcast) via Apple Podcasts · South Africa · 10/02/20
Learn stuff and laugh
These guys do a great job explaining topics in a way that’s entertaining. The digressions and references make the conversation more fun than a lecture. Subscribe now!
Billm34002 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/06/20
Recent Episodes
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Published 06/21/21
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Published 06/14/21
The 100th episode! Woo, we did it everyone! Thank you for listening to the podcast! This episode, Sean released his grip on the reins and let Nathan and Stacey pick topics to discuss, and so this episode is about: The History of the Number Zero Buttholes (Thanks, Nathan) Ad Link:...
Published 06/07/21
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