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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
581
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

Dr Dolittle turns 100

He inspired some children leading them to develop a love of science and nature. But today some people question his naïve view of race in humans. We hear the thoughts of Richard Dawkins, Linda Burney and Lynnette Russell.

25 MIN2 d ago
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Dr Dolittle turns 100

The Bird Way: a new look at how birds talk, work, play, parent and think

Jennifer Ackerman’s book reveals the complex behaviour and sophisticated mental abilities of birds.

21 MIN2 d ago
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The Bird Way: a new look at how birds talk, work, play, parent and think

Flies dance to lure their mate

Entomologist Nathan Butterworth describes the complex behaviour of flies.

5 MIN2 d ago
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Flies dance to lure their mate

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 MIN1 w 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 MIN1 w 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 MIN1 w 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 MIN1 w 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 MIN1 w 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 MIN1 w 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 MIN1 w ago
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Singing frogs bid farewell to Mike Tyler

Latest Episodes

Dr Dolittle turns 100

He inspired some children leading them to develop a love of science and nature. But today some people question his naïve view of race in humans. We hear the thoughts of Richard Dawkins, Linda Burney and Lynnette Russell.

25 MIN2 d ago
Comments
Dr Dolittle turns 100

The Bird Way: a new look at how birds talk, work, play, parent and think

Jennifer Ackerman’s book reveals the complex behaviour and sophisticated mental abilities of birds.

21 MIN2 d ago
Comments
The Bird Way: a new look at how birds talk, work, play, parent and think

Flies dance to lure their mate

Entomologist Nathan Butterworth describes the complex behaviour of flies.

5 MIN2 d ago
Comments
Flies dance to lure their mate

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 MIN1 w 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 MIN1 w 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 MIN1 w 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 MIN1 w 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 MIN1 w 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 MIN1 w 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 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Singing frogs bid farewell to Mike Tyler
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