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Listen Now: 100th Episode: Best Life Advice from Ologists + 100 More Ologies

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100th Episode: Best Life Advice from Ologists + 100 More Ologies

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Saurology (LIZARDS) with Earyn McGee

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Graphology (HANDWRITING/FORGERY) with Sylvia Kessler

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Cnidariology (CORAL) with Shayle Matsuda

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Disinfectiology (BLEACH) with Evan Rumberger

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Nomology Part 2: (THE CONSTITUTION): Let's read the whole friggin thing.

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Nomology (THE CONSTITUTION) with Franita Tolson

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Cabinology (CABINS) with Dale Mulfinger

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Disease Ecology (LYME/TICK-BORNE ILLNESSES) with Andrea Swei

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Island Ecology (ISLANDS) with Andy Kraemer

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Acarology (TICKS) with Neeta Pardanani Connally

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Psychological Traumatology (PTSD & STRESS) with Nicholas Barr

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Behavioral Ecology (REPRODUCTIVE TRADEOFFS) with Amy Worthington

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BONUS Minisode: Preview of Alie on Bill Nye's "Science Rules!"

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Mycology (MUSHROOMS) with Tom Volk

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Bufology (TOADS) with Priya Nanjappa

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Minisode: All of My Secret Travel Trips + Some Updates

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Addictionology (ADDICTION) with Erin Parisi

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Hagfishology (HAGFISH) with Tim Winegard

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Scorpiology (SCORPIONS) with Lauren Esposito

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FIELD TRIP: How to Change Your Life via the Natural History Museum of LA

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Victimology (CRIME VICTIMS) with Callie Rennison

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Astrobiology (ALIENS) with Kevin Peter Hand

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Ludology (VIDEO GAMES) with Jane McGonigal

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Etymology (WORD ORIGINS) with Helen Zaltzman of The Allusionist Podcast

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Thermophysiology (BODY HEAT) with Shane Campbell-Staton

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Personality Psychology (PERSONALITIES) with Simine Vazire

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Matrimoniology (MARRIAGE) with Ben Karney

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Biogerontology (AGING) with Caleb Finch

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Cheloniology (SEA TURTLES) with Camryn Allen

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Testudinology (TORTOISES) with Amanda Hipps

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Snow Hydrology (SNOW & AVALANCHES) with Ned Bair

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Minisode: Ologies Upgrades & Changes for 2019

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Felinology (CATS) with Mikel Delgado

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Entomophagy Anthropology (EATING BUGS AS SUSTAINABLE PROTEIN) with Julie Lesnik

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Ornithology (BIRDS) Encore Presentation with James Maley

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Mixology (COCKTAILS) with Matthew Biancaniello

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Selenology (THE MOON) with Raquel Nuno

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Classical Archeology (ANCIENT ROME) with Darius Arya

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Microbiology (GUT BIOME) with Elaine Hsiao

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Grateful-ology (GRATITUDE) is not totally a real word

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Food Anthropology (FEASTS) with Katherine Spiers

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Eschatology (THE APOCALYPSE) with Phil Torres

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Corvid Thanatology (CROW FUNERALS) with Kaeli Swift

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Somnology (SLEEP) Part 2 with Dr. W. Chris Winter

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Somnology (SLEEP) Part 1 with W. Chris Winter

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Surgical Oncology (BREAST CANCER) with Donna-Marie Manasseh

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Ologiesology with Alie Ward (1-Year Anniversary Episode)

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Functional Morphology (ANATOMY) with Joy Reidenberg

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Myrmecology (ANTS) with Terry McGlynn

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Egyptology (ANCIENT EGYPT) with Kara Cooney

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Conservation Technology (EARTH SAVING) with Shah Selbe

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Oceanology (OCEANS) with Ayana Johnson

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Ferroequinology (TRAINS) with Matt Anderson

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Bonus Minisode: Kalology -- Your Letters

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Kalology (BEAUTY STANDARDS) with Renee Engeln

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Oology (EGGS) with John Bates

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Ophthalmology (EYES) with Reid Wainess

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Epidemiology (DISEASES) with 'This Podcast Will Kill You's' Erins Welsh & Allmann-Updyke

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Selachimorphology (SHARKS) with Chris Lowe

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Malacology (SNAILS & SLUGS) with Jann Vendetti

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Areology (MARS) Part 2 with Jennifer Buz

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Areology (MARS) Part 1 with Jennifer Buz

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MINISODE: Aestaology (SUMMER) should be a word

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Deltiology (POSTCARDS) with Donna Braden

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Rhinology (NOSES) with John Craig

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Phonology (LINGUISTICS) with Nicole Holliday

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Cynology (DOGS) with Brandon McMillan

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Lepidopterology (BUTTERFLIES) with Phil Torres

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Trichology (HAIR) with Valerie Horsley

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Dendrology (TREES) with J. Casey Clapp

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Fearology Pt. 2 (FEAR) with Mary Poffenroth

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Fearology Pt. 1 (FEAR) with Mary Poffenroth

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Radiology (X-RAY VISION) with Varshana Gurusamy

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Evolutionary Biology (DARWINISM) with John McCormack

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Gynecology (NETHER HEALTH) with Philippa Ribbink

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Zymology (BEER) with Quinton Sturgeon

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Melittology (BEES) with Amanda Shaw

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Museology (MUSEUMS) with Ronnie Cline

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Gizmology (ROBOTS) with Simone Giertz

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Mythology (STORYTELLING) with John Bucher

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Teuthology (SQUIDS) with Sarah McAnulty

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Sexology (SEX) with Shan Boody aka Shannon Boodram

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Gelotology (LAUGHTER) with Lee Berk

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Ichthyology (FISHES) with Chris Thacker

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Herpetology (SNAKES, FROGS, ETC.) with David Steen

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Sports & Performance Psychology (ANXIETY & CONFIDENCE) with Sari Shepphird

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Hematology (BLOOD) with Brian Durie

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Glycobiology (CARBS) with Michelle Dookwah

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Cosmology PART 2 with Katie Mack

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Cosmology (THE UNIVERSE) with Katie Mack, Part I

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Entomology (INSECTS) with Lila Higgins

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Minisode: Grateful-ology is not a real word...

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Cosmetology (GLAM/GROOMING) with Alysha Sherri Marcantonio

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Ornithology (BIRDS) with James Maley

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Thanatology (DEATH & DYING) with Cole Imperi

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Minisode: Fall Ologies! ... Fallogies?

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Horology (WATCHES) with Cameron Weiss

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Gemology (CRYSTALS & GEMS) with Kelly Sitek

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Paleontology (DINOSAURS) with Michael Habib

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Primatology (MONKEYS & APES) with Kate Gilmore

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Volcanology (VOLCANOES) with Jess Phoenix

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Behavioral Ecology (REPRODUCTIVE TRADEOFFS) with Amy Worthington

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BONUS Minisode: Preview of Alie on Bill Nye's "Science Rules!"

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Mycology (MUSHROOMS) with Tom Volk

0

Bufology (TOADS) with Priya Nanjappa

0

Minisode: All of My Secret Travel Trips + Some Updates

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Addictionology (ADDICTION) with Erin Parisi

0

Hagfishology (HAGFISH) with Tim Winegard

0

Scorpiology (SCORPIONS) with Lauren Esposito

0

FIELD TRIP: How to Change Your Life via the Natural History Museum of LA

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Victimology (CRIME VICTIMS) with Callie Rennison

0

Astrobiology (ALIENS) with Kevin Peter Hand

0

Ludology (VIDEO GAMES) with Jane McGonigal

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Etymology (WORD ORIGINS) with Helen Zaltzman of The Allusionist Podcast

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Thermophysiology (BODY HEAT) with Shane Campbell-Staton

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Personality Psychology (PERSONALITIES) with Simine Vazire

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Matrimoniology (MARRIAGE) with Ben Karney

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Biogerontology (AGING) with Caleb Finch

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Cheloniology (SEA TURTLES) with Camryn Allen

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Testudinology (TORTOISES) with Amanda Hipps

0

Snow Hydrology (SNOW & AVALANCHES) with Ned Bair

0

Minisode: Ologies Upgrades & Changes for 2019

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Felinology (CATS) with Mikel Delgado

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Entomophagy Anthropology (EATING BUGS AS SUSTAINABLE PROTEIN) with Julie Lesnik

0

Ornithology (BIRDS) Encore Presentation with James Maley

0

Mixology (COCKTAILS) with Matthew Biancaniello

0

Selenology (THE MOON) with Raquel Nuno

0

Classical Archeology (ANCIENT ROME) with Darius Arya

0

Microbiology (GUT BIOME) with Elaine Hsiao

0

Grateful-ology (GRATITUDE) is not totally a real word

0

Food Anthropology (FEASTS) with Katherine Spiers

0

Eschatology (THE APOCALYPSE) with Phil Torres

0

Corvid Thanatology (CROW FUNERALS) with Kaeli Swift

0

Somnology (SLEEP) Part 2 with Dr. W. Chris Winter

0

Somnology (SLEEP) Part 1 with W. Chris Winter

0

Surgical Oncology (BREAST CANCER) with Donna-Marie Manasseh

0

Ologiesology with Alie Ward (1-Year Anniversary Episode)

0

Functional Morphology (ANATOMY) with Joy Reidenberg

0

Myrmecology (ANTS) with Terry McGlynn

0

Egyptology (ANCIENT EGYPT) with Kara Cooney

0

Conservation Technology (EARTH SAVING) with Shah Selbe

0

Oceanology (OCEANS) with Ayana Johnson

0

Ferroequinology (TRAINS) with Matt Anderson

0

Bonus Minisode: Kalology -- Your Letters

0

Kalology (BEAUTY STANDARDS) with Renee Engeln

0

Oology (EGGS) with John Bates

0

Ophthalmology (EYES) with Reid Wainess

0

Epidemiology (DISEASES) with 'This Podcast Will Kill You's' Erins Welsh & Allmann-Updyke

0

Selachimorphology (SHARKS) with Chris Lowe

0

Malacology (SNAILS & SLUGS) with Jann Vendetti

0

Areology (MARS) Part 2 with Jennifer Buz

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Areology (MARS) Part 1 with Jennifer Buz

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MINISODE: Aestaology (SUMMER) should be a word

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Deltiology (POSTCARDS) with Donna Braden

0

Rhinology (NOSES) with John Craig

0

Phonology (LINGUISTICS) with Nicole Holliday

0

Cynology (DOGS) with Brandon McMillan

0

Lepidopterology (BUTTERFLIES) with Phil Torres

0

Trichology (HAIR) with Valerie Horsley

0

Dendrology (TREES) with J. Casey Clapp

0

Fearology Pt. 2 (FEAR) with Mary Poffenroth

0

Fearology Pt. 1 (FEAR) with Mary Poffenroth

0

Radiology (X-RAY VISION) with Varshana Gurusamy

0

Evolutionary Biology (DARWINISM) with John McCormack

0

Gynecology (NETHER HEALTH) with Philippa Ribbink

0

Zymology (BEER) with Quinton Sturgeon

0

Melittology (BEES) with Amanda Shaw

0

Museology (MUSEUMS) with Ronnie Cline

0

Gizmology (ROBOTS) with Simone Giertz

0

Mythology (STORYTELLING) with John Bucher

0

Teuthology (SQUIDS) with Sarah McAnulty

0

Sexology (SEX) with Shan Boody aka Shannon Boodram

0

Gelotology (LAUGHTER) with Lee Berk

0

Ichthyology (FISHES) with Chris Thacker

0

Herpetology (SNAKES, FROGS, ETC.) with David Steen

0

Sports & Performance Psychology (ANXIETY & CONFIDENCE) with Sari Shepphird

0

Hematology (BLOOD) with Brian Durie

0

Glycobiology (CARBS) with Michelle Dookwah

0

Cosmology PART 2 with Katie Mack

0

Cosmology (THE UNIVERSE) with Katie Mack, Part I

0

Entomology (INSECTS) with Lila Higgins

0

Minisode: Grateful-ology is not a real word...

0

Cosmetology (GLAM/GROOMING) with Alysha Sherri Marcantonio

0

Ornithology (BIRDS) with James Maley

0

Thanatology (DEATH & DYING) with Cole Imperi

0

Minisode: Fall Ologies! ... Fallogies?

0

Horology (WATCHES) with Cameron Weiss

0

Gemology (CRYSTALS & GEMS) with Kelly Sitek

0

Paleontology (DINOSAURS) with Michael Habib

0

Primatology (MONKEYS & APES) with Kate Gilmore

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Volcanology (VOLCANOES) with Jess Phoenix

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