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Trackside Science

Just what you've been searching for: two nerds drinking and talking about science!  If you like what you hear, rate us on your Tricorder, iTunes, Spotify, Sticher or whatever other electricomagical-ray receiving device you use.  If you want to support the show with a buck a month, visit our Patreon page.  Send us an email at, we'd love to hear from you!  Thanks for listening!

Jan 1, 2023

Both of us have done a bit of citizen science over the years, and here are some very high-tech freely available tools that you can use too!  We are serious about our offer to show anyone how to use these, just email us at  Enjoy!

Music & Sounds

Freight Train Crossing.wav by Sailor55 (

Night Train, The Mad Caps (1952), (



2018 La Crema Pinot Noir 

Escape from Reality Double Hopped Pale Ale


Free Online Citizen Science Tools

NCBI Virus

Retraction Watch Database (about)

NextStrain & NextClade

Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM)


Personal Genome Project