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The Science Show - Separate stories podcast

ABC Radio

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The Science Show - Separate stories podcast

The Science Show - Separate stories podcast

ABC Radio

106
Followers
578
Plays
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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.

Latest Episodes

The stars that time forgot – at the edge of our galaxy

An ancient galaxy could reveal details of the formation of the Milky Way.

6 MIN4 d ago
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The stars that time forgot – at the edge of our galaxy

Protect your hippocampus with exercise, diet, socialising and sex

The Hippocampus, is the centre in our brain controlling short-term memory, motivation, emotion and learning

6 MIN4 d ago
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Protect your hippocampus with exercise, diet, socialising and sex

Rope-like filaments common to rogue brain proteins

When normal brain proteins which change shape, accumulate and disrupt brain processes. Jose Rodriguez is trying to discover their secrets.

6 MIN3 d ago
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Rope-like filaments common to rogue brain proteins

Kinky proteins suspected cause for Alzheimer’s

Enzymes might control proteins which change shape and interfere with normal brain function.

7 MIN4 d ago
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Kinky proteins suspected cause for Alzheimer’s

Microalgae the basis for fuels, food and more

Mark Pages says microalgae can produce fuel, products and ingredients.

4 MIN4 d ago
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Microalgae the basis for fuels, food and more

New seaweed processing plant opens in southern NSW

Kelp produces molecules which are used in a range of products including paint, printer ink, ice cream and toothpaste. Seaweed also produces omega-3 fats which are consumed by fish such as salmon and anchovies.

13 MIN4 d ago
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New seaweed processing plant opens in southern NSW

Singing frogs bid farewell to Mike Tyler

This is the final of four excerpts from Mike Tyler’s broadcasts on The Science Show. Mike died in March 2020.

7 MIN4 d ago
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Singing frogs bid farewell to Mike Tyler

The basics of biological nomenclature

As part of our ongoing tribute to herpetologist Mike Tyler who died in March, we hear a recording from the mid-1980s where Mike describes the principles and standards which rule in the world of biological nomenclature.

6 MIN1 w ago
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The basics of biological nomenclature

South Australian Museum repatriates Aboriginal body parts

The museum is working to return human remains in its collection to communities for traditional burial.

5 MIN1 w ago
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South Australian Museum repatriates Aboriginal body parts

The history of Boeing and the future of passenger flight

Robyn Williams tours the Museum of Flight in Seattle and David Fisher ponders aviation’s future as COVI-19 has left airlines crippled.

31 MIN1 w ago
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The history of Boeing and the future of passenger flight

Latest Episodes

The stars that time forgot – at the edge of our galaxy

An ancient galaxy could reveal details of the formation of the Milky Way.

6 MIN4 d ago
Comments
The stars that time forgot – at the edge of our galaxy

Protect your hippocampus with exercise, diet, socialising and sex

The Hippocampus, is the centre in our brain controlling short-term memory, motivation, emotion and learning

6 MIN4 d ago
Comments
Protect your hippocampus with exercise, diet, socialising and sex

Rope-like filaments common to rogue brain proteins

When normal brain proteins which change shape, accumulate and disrupt brain processes. Jose Rodriguez is trying to discover their secrets.

6 MIN3 d ago
Comments
Rope-like filaments common to rogue brain proteins

Kinky proteins suspected cause for Alzheimer’s

Enzymes might control proteins which change shape and interfere with normal brain function.

7 MIN4 d ago
Comments
Kinky proteins suspected cause for Alzheimer’s

Microalgae the basis for fuels, food and more

Mark Pages says microalgae can produce fuel, products and ingredients.

4 MIN4 d ago
Comments
Microalgae the basis for fuels, food and more

New seaweed processing plant opens in southern NSW

Kelp produces molecules which are used in a range of products including paint, printer ink, ice cream and toothpaste. Seaweed also produces omega-3 fats which are consumed by fish such as salmon and anchovies.

13 MIN4 d ago
Comments
New seaweed processing plant opens in southern NSW

Singing frogs bid farewell to Mike Tyler

This is the final of four excerpts from Mike Tyler’s broadcasts on The Science Show. Mike died in March 2020.

7 MIN4 d ago
Comments
Singing frogs bid farewell to Mike Tyler

The basics of biological nomenclature

As part of our ongoing tribute to herpetologist Mike Tyler who died in March, we hear a recording from the mid-1980s where Mike describes the principles and standards which rule in the world of biological nomenclature.

6 MIN1 w ago
Comments
The basics of biological nomenclature

South Australian Museum repatriates Aboriginal body parts

The museum is working to return human remains in its collection to communities for traditional burial.

5 MIN1 w ago
Comments
South Australian Museum repatriates Aboriginal body parts

The history of Boeing and the future of passenger flight

Robyn Williams tours the Museum of Flight in Seattle and David Fisher ponders aviation’s future as COVI-19 has left airlines crippled.

31 MIN1 w ago
Comments
The history of Boeing and the future of passenger flight
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