Thermophysiology (BODY HEAT) with Dr. Shane Campbell-Staton

Thermophysiologist, UCLA professor and host of The Biology of Superheroes podcast, Dr. Shane Campbell-Staton. (Photo: Ben Gebo, Harvard University Press)

Thermophysiologist, UCLA professor and host of The Biology of Superheroes podcast, Dr. Shane Campbell-Staton. (Photo: Ben Gebo, Harvard University Press)

This episode, and Dr. Shane Campbell-Staton, are a true joy. The UCLA professor, host of the Biology of Superheroes Podcast and Thermophysiologist talks about big animals vs. little ones, lizard storms, dinosaur blood, hibernating bears, why you sweat in your sleep, antifreeze frogs, miracle hamsters, why different people run at very different temperatures, how comic books influence the way he sees science, learning how his brain works and some time management hacks that he uses as a professor and host of an amazing podcast. Get ready to have a new science buddy.

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Sound editing by Jarrett Sleeper of MindJam Media & Steven Ray Morris

Theme song by Nick Thorburn

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This week's donation was made to the Environmental Defense Fund

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