The Science Show - ABC RNAuthor: ABC Radio National
12 Nov 2019

The Science Show - ABC RN

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The Science Show gives Australians unique insights into the latest scientific research and debate, from the physics of cricket to prime ministerial biorhythms.

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    Where are the birds? And mould-breaking young scientists

    After 180 years, suddenly we know more about breasts Magic mushroom compound psilocybin shows promise for treatment of anxiety and depression How to build affection for city rivers Insects feeling the heat of changing climate Oxford encourages swifts with a tower of nesting boxes Birds threatened by rapid climate change Unnatural Selection explores and compares selective breeding with natural selection

  • Posted on 09 Nov 2019

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    Is nuclear safe? Plus, a stroll through the science of secrets

    Gerry Thomas questions our fear of nuclear power Could California save the Tarkine by leasing it? The University of Newcastle looks at new uni model, new energy options Electrolysis may help pull carbon dioxide from the atmosphere Look at our beautiful website! You can trust us! British grapes roasted by extreme heat London’s Science Museum presents Top Secret: From ciphers to cyber security

  • Posted on 02 Nov 2019

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    The cancer-causing addictive drug, fourth in line after caffeine, alcohol and nicotine, gets no research

    UNSW celebrates 70 years Prime Minister’s Prizes for Innovators and Innovation 2019 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science Teaching in Primary and Secondary Schools 2019 STEM careers extend throughout industry Linking climate passion with education and careers Betel quid - fourth most commonly consumed drug after caffeine, alcohol and nicotine, but this cancer-causing addiction gets no research

  • Posted on 26 Oct 2019

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    Growing fish near old power stations

    Latrobe Valley aquifer could power new industries New efficiencies coming for the mining industry Eucs a new source of graphene Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science 2019 Should we communicate with ET?

  • Posted on 19 Oct 2019

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    Transformed coal brings promise of new smart industries

    Nobel Prizes 2019 PhD candidate investigates proteins and DNA in resistant breast cancer cells Newcastle University helps city move from smokestacks to innovative industries Transforming coal to a high value resource, not one that is burnt for 10c per Warming England has mice on the move Robots allow scientists a few more hours sleep How physics inspires and consoles Tim Radford

  • Posted on 12 Oct 2019

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