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From the ground breaking and life saving to the wacky and implausible, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki reveals some of the best moments in science.
 
Sum of All Parts tells extraordinary stories about the unseen influence that numbers have on the way we think, feel and behave.
 
Off Track, with Ann Jones, is an Australian radio show and podcast which combines the relaxing sounds of nature with awesome stories of wildlife and environmental science, all recorded in the outdoors.
 
All In The Mind is Radio National's weekly foray into the mental universe, the mind, brain and behaviour — everything from addiction to artificial intelligence.
 
Specialist and mainstream audiences alike rely on the Health Report to bring clarity to health and medical issues from social, scientific and political points of view.
 
All In The Mind is Radio National's weekly foray into the mental universe, the mind, brain and behaviour — everything from addiction to artificial intelligence.
 
Do you ever feel dizzy when you think about the incomprehensible scale of space? We call that feeling Cosmic Vertigo. Welcome to a head-spinning conversation between two friends who study the sky for a living.
 
Science, culture and everything in between. Feel the heat. All species welcome.
 
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Who killed Maria James? June, 1980, suburban Melbourne: Mother of two Maria James is stabbed to death in the back of her bookshop. Her killer has never been found.
 
The Science Show gives Australians unique insights into the latest scientific research and debate, from the physics of cricket to prime ministerial biorhythms.
 
Specialist and mainstream audiences alike rely on the Health Report to bring clarity to health and medical issues from social, scientific and political points of view.
 
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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Who killed Maria James? June, 1980, suburban Melbourne: Mother of two Maria James is stabbed to death in the back of her bookshop. Her killer has never been found.
 
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Astronomers have seen stars and superhot gas flying in orbits that bring them very close to the supermassive black hole in the middle of our galaxy — and this has taught us a huge amount about the nature of black holes.
 
Four patients in a Melbourne clinical trial have been implanted with Australian-designed 'bionic eyes'.
 
Three paraplegic men have been able to walk again, thanks to a team of Swiss scientists using targeted electrical stimulation of their spinal cords.
 
Diabetes drugs linked to higher risk of amputations, acidic blood. Omega-3 supplements in pregnant women reduce risk of premature birth. Paraplegic men walk again after electrical stimulation treatment. Bionic eyes restore sense of sight in Australian patients.
 
One of the complications that diabetes treatment is supposed to prevent — lower limb amputation — ironically appears to be increased in people on a class of anti-diabetic medications called SGLT2 inhibitors.
 
From old fashioned 'lovesickness' to sex addiction, obsession, and jealousy — how does society decide what's normal in love? Drawing on the latest scientific research into the mechanisms underlying love and romantic attachment, a leading psychotherapist explores the extremes of love.
 
From old fashioned 'lovesickness' to sex addiction, obsession, and jealousy — how does society decide what's normal in love? Drawing on the latest scientific research into the mechanisms underlying love and romantic attachment, a leading psychotherapist explores the extremes of love.
 
Don't believe everything you see. Art, science and the curious making of fake news.
 
Off Track explores the Little Penguin (Eudyptula minor) colony on Bowen Island in NSW. [Repeat]
 
John Pickrell, editor of The Best Australian Science Writing 2018 leads a discussion with Bragg writing prize winner Andrew Leigh and runner-up Jo Chandler on what goes into producing their science stories.
 
Tall poles give gliders the height required to make it safely beyond the traffic.
 
Males of some species use a particular order and repetition of squeaks which begins to meet the requirements of language.
 
The Sun: Living With Our Star can be seen in London until 6th May 2019.
 
The institute will encourage research collaborations and have a strong outreach program.
 
University of Sydney opens new mathematics research instituteScience Museum shines light on the SunBats - just squeaks or language?Help for gliders crossing busy roadwaysBehind the scenes of award-winning science journalism
 
Black holes have no size, but have a huge mass — and there's an enormous one right in the middle of our galaxy.
 
An Australian-Canadian collaboration has compared the nature and size of the opioid epidemic in the two countries.
 
It's in most international guidelines, but doesn't seem to be an effective intervention.
 
New research has analysed risk factors for heart attacks to see whether they affect men or women more.
 
Omega-3, vitamin D supplements don't prevent cancer, heart disease. Sex differences in heart attack risk factors. Pain education doesn't help those with acute low back pain. Opioid deaths on the rise in Australia.
 
One of the largest supplement trials ever — and one not funded by a manufacturer — has questioned whether fish oil and vitamin D supplements are any better than placebo in preventing cancer and heart disease.
 
Pregnancy and early parenthood is an exciting and rewarding time — but for many families, it brings about unexpected challenges. In Australia, one in five expecting or new mums will experience anxiety or depression, some experience both. What's being done to support women as they transition to motherhood?…
 
Pregnancy and early parenthood is an exciting and rewarding time — but for many families, it brings about unexpected challenges. In Australia, one in five expecting or new mums will experience anxiety or depression, some experience both. What's being done to support women as they transition to motherhood?…
 
The future of sex looks weird. Not just kinky weird. Artificial wombs, sex bots and beyond.
 
It was thought that cane toads couldn't survive, and certainly couldn't breed as far south as Sydney. That thought was spectacularly wrong. [repeat]
 
Nicky Ragge describes some of the conditions which occur in babies’ eyes caused by genetic problems, and some treatments which can be applied.
 
Kate Hughes describes some approaches to explaining risk and says scientists are notoriously poor at this important task.
 
College master Helen Ghosh describes Balliol’s culture and says the college is famous for producing graduates with a social conscience.
 
Alison Crook describes the savings and benefits which come out of local community-based energy retailers.
 
Physicist and Australian of the Year Michelle Simmons reflects on how scientists view the world, and how this is illustrated in the short stories featured in this year’s The Best Australia Science Writing 2018.
 
Minister for Education Simon Birmingham has rejected 11 research grants previously approved by the Australian Research Council. One such application is that of Hollis Taylor, who researches the musical nature of birdsong and how it is used in communication amongst species.
 
Kerrie McDonald summarises the situation with regards occurrence of brain cancer, its treatment and research.
 
Andrew Olle remembered at fund raising dinnerMinister blocks bird song researchBest Australian Science Writing 2018Enova puts power into the hands of the communityBalliol welcomes its first female master in 755 yearsExplaining riskNew techniques help genetically controlled eye conditions
 
Are you accidentally sharing your precise location, whenever you upload a photo?
 
The guidelines now recommend against routine testing of vitamin D in pregnant women.
 
A randomised trial has seriously questioned the current policy for controlling the sexually transmitted infection chlamydia, which is a significant cause of pelvic inflammatory disease and infertility.
 
Pervasive bullying, discrimination and sexual harassment in the nation's hospitals is now putting patients at risk, the report says.
 
You may have seen the eye-grabbing headline around — but it's not true, according to a new analysis published in the American Journal of Public Health.
 
Sitting is not the new smoking. Bullying, harassment 'endemic' in Australian health care system. Questions raised over chlamydia testing policy. Pregnancy guidelines around vitamin D, hepatitis C testing updated.
 
Janne McMahon has drawn on her own lived experience of mental illness to advocate for patient-centred care. Professor Gavin Andrews introduced cognitive behaviour therapy to Australia. Meet the dual winners of the 2018 Australian Mental Health Prize.
 
Janne McMahon has drawn on her own lived experience of mental illness to advocate for patient-centred care. Professor Gavin Andrews introduced cognitive behaviour therapy to Australia. Meet the dual winners of the 2018 Australian Mental Health Prize.
 
His business card says 'desert walker' and he's not afraid of death.
 
New gene editing technology is being applied to cane toads leaving them toxic but not lethal, and infertile.
 
Genes delivered to plants drive the concentration of carbon dioxide within cells. The result is increased growth. This work has the potential to produce increased crop yield and crops more suited to developing conditions.
 
Michael Byrne describes the range of investments available. He says investors see the cutting edge of science from a front row seat.
 
By use of ionic liquids, Douglas MacFarlane and his team have developed a super-efficient way of producing ammonia using renewable energy. Ammonia is used for production of fertiliser, and as a medium for transporting hydrogen.
 
The Medical Research Future Fund was established to supercharge the growth of health and medical research, fuelling jobs, economic growth and export potential. Now Science and Technology Australia is calling for a similar fund for other areas of research.
 
The plastic replaces bitumen and promises to be the start of a new channel for the use of soft plastic which currently is either stockpiled or buried.
 
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