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Food with a side of science and history. Every other week, co-hosts Cynthia Graber and Nicola Twilley serve up a brand new episode exploring the hidden history and surprising science behind a different food- or farming-related topic, from aquaculture to ancient feasts, from cutlery to chile peppers, and from microbes to Malbec. We interview experts, visit labs, fields, and archaeological digs, and generally have lots of fun while discovering new ways to think about and understand the world through food. Find us online at gastropod.com, follow us on Twitter @gastropodcast, and like us on Facebook at facebook.com/gastropodcast.

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The Pros and Cons of Soya Beans

The Pros and Cons of Soya Beans

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A highlight from The Great Gastropod Pudding Off (encore)

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A highlight from It's All Going to Pot: the Science and Economics of Edibles

A highlight from It's All Going to Pot: the Science and Economics of Edibles

A highlight from It's All Going to Pot: the Science and Economics of Edibles

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A highlight from Baked: How Pot Brownies and Pate de Fruits Fueled an Edible Cannabis Revolution

A highlight from Baked: How Pot Brownies and Pate de Fruits Fueled an Edible Cannabis Revolution

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The History of Cannabis

The History of Cannabis

The History of Cannabis

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The Bottle vs. Tap Battle: Which Tastes Better?

The Bottle vs. Tap Battle: Which Tastes Better?

The Bottle vs. Tap Battle: Which Tastes Better?

Aired 2 months ago

A highlight from The Bottle vs. Tap Battle Finale: Alkaline H2O, Lead Pipes, and, Yes, Water Sommeliers

A highlight from The Bottle vs. Tap Battle Finale: Alkaline H2O, Lead Pipes, and, Yes, Water Sommeliers

A highlight from The Bottle vs. Tap Battle Finale: Alkaline H2O, Lead Pipes, and, Yes, Water Sommeliers

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Bottled Vs. Tap: The Battle to Quench Our Thirst

Bottled Vs. Tap: The Battle to Quench Our Thirst

Bottled Vs. Tap: The Battle to Quench Our Thirst

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A highlight from Bottled Vs. Tap: The Battle to Quench Our Thirst

A highlight from Bottled Vs. Tap: The Battle to Quench Our Thirst

A highlight from Bottled Vs. Tap: The Battle to Quench Our Thirst

Aired 2 months ago

Chocpocalypse Now! Quarantine and the Future of Food

Chocpocalypse Now! Quarantine and the Future of Food

Chocpocalypse Now! Quarantine and the Future of Food

Aired 3 months ago

A highlight from Chocpocalypse Now! Quarantine and the Future of Food

A highlight from Chocpocalypse Now! Quarantine and the Future of Food

A highlight from Chocpocalypse Now! Quarantine and the Future of Food

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A highlight from Guest Episode: Immune Boosting, Is It a Bust? | Science Vs

A highlight from Guest Episode: Immune Boosting, Is It a Bust? | Science Vs

A highlight from Guest Episode: Immune Boosting, Is It a Bust? | Science Vs

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Immune Boosting, Is It a Bust?

Immune Boosting, Is It a Bust?

Immune Boosting, Is It a Bust?

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A highlight from Guest Episode: How Much Water Do You Actually Need a Day?

A highlight from Guest Episode: How Much Water Do You Actually Need a Day?

A highlight from Guest Episode: How Much Water Do You Actually Need a Day?

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The Truth About Water and Hydration

The Truth About Water and Hydration

The Truth About Water and Hydration

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A highlight from First Class Fare

A highlight from First Class Fare

A highlight from First Class Fare

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A highlight from Guest Episode: How To Save a Planet

A highlight from Guest Episode: How To Save a Planet

A highlight from Guest Episode: How To Save a Planet

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A highlight from You're Wrong About Prohibition

A highlight from You're Wrong About Prohibition

A highlight from You're Wrong About Prohibition

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So Hot Right Now: Why We Love the Chile Pepper

So Hot Right Now: Why We Love the Chile Pepper

So Hot Right Now: Why We Love the Chile Pepper

Aired 5 months ago

A highlight from So Hot Right Now: Why We Love the Chile Pepper

A highlight from So Hot Right Now: Why We Love the Chile Pepper

A highlight from So Hot Right Now: Why We Love the Chile Pepper

Aired 5 months ago

A highlight from Easy A: The SuperRad Story of Home Economics

A highlight from Easy A: The SuperRad Story of Home Economics

A highlight from Easy A: The SuperRad Story of Home Economics

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A highlight from Where There's Smoke, There's ... Whiskey, Fish, and Barbecue!

A highlight from Where There's Smoke, There's ... Whiskey, Fish, and Barbecue!

A highlight from Where There's Smoke, There's ... Whiskey, Fish, and Barbecue!

Aired 6 months ago

Why Thai?

Why Thai?

Why Thai?

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