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Best of Distillations #2

This week Distillations is looking back at some of our favorite episodes: black bile, miracles, and Pop Rocks.

Episode 38 | August 22, 2008

Episode 38: Best of Distillations #2 by Distillations Podcast

We continue to look back at some of our favorite episodes this week at Distillations. First, we look back at the four humors featured in our body chemical episode. Our former host, Robert Hicks, tells us about black bile. Then Jackie Duffin, of Queen’s University in Ontario, and Audra Wolfe talk about the scientific proof needed to verify a miracle, as indicated by the Vatican. Finally Jen Dionisio explains how sound is created by Pop Rocks in Chemistry in Your Cupboard. Element of the Week: Black Bile.

Show Clock

00:00 Opening Credits
00:31 Introduction
00:48 Element of the Week: Black Bile
02:12 A Conversation with Jackie Duffin
06:44 Chemistry in Your Cupboard: Pop Rocks
08:52 Closing Credits

Credits

Thank you to Erin McLeary, Robert Hicks, and Chi Chan who researched the shows we featured this week.

Our theme music is composed by Dave Kaufman. Additional music from the PodSafe Music Network.