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Hosts Gavin Scott (from Chart Beats: A Journey Through Pop) and Matthew Denby work their way through all the singles produced by Mike Stock, Matt Aitken and Pete Waterman (SAW), starting in 1984 with "The Upstroke" by Agents Aren't Aeroplanes and taking in hits by Dead Or Alive, Hazell Dean, Bananarama, Princess, Mel & Kim, Rick Astley, Kylie Minogue, Sinitta, Jason Donovan, Divine, Sonia and more, as well as lesser known chart misses. Bonus interviews and discussion: chartbeats.com.au/saw ( ...
 
Want to feel happier, healthier and more empowered? Then you’ve come to the right place. In this series, the Women’s Health Australia team chats to inspiring women about life, success, health, fitness, wellness… and everything in between. From gold-medal winning athletes to nutritionists and some well-known names, we’ll explore the true meaning of mental and physical wellness. In these intimate, one-on-one conversations, we’ll discover what drives them, the causes they’re passionate about, p ...
 
Talking Biotech is a weekly podcast that uncovers the stories, ideas and research of people at the frontier of biology and engineering. Each episode explores how science and technology will transform agriculture, protect the environment, and feed 10 billion people by 2050. Interviews are led by Dr. Kevin Folta, a professor of molecular biology and genomics.
 
This is the pop culture podcast that says exactly what you're thinking but too afraid to say. Hosted by millennial entertainment journalists Holly Richards and Ali Cromarty, Real Talk picks apart the things everyone is talking about, and sometimes, the gals will tickle your pickle with something out of left field. Holly and Ali are best friends in work/life who have their finger on the pop culture pulse and boy do they love to talk. They know this stuff inside and out and even if they didn't ...
 
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Are you ready to open The Ghost Files? Karina Machado – author of Spirit Sisters and Love Never Dies – has spent a lifetime listening to real people’s real stories of spooky encounters. Now, tune in to The Ghost Files podcast every week as Karina brings you a spine-tingling conversation with an everyday person who’s had a brush with something out of this world – from chilling apparitions, to mysterious signs from beyond, visits from late loved ones, and much more, these moments are inexplica ...
 
A show about the art and science of storytelling. Every episode, host Ben Hart chats with someone who knows stories deep down in their bones: journalists, communications experts, campaigners. It's a podcast for anyone who wants to be a better storyteller, has an interest in what makes stories tick or just loves a good yarn.
 
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Salmon are outstanding table fare, featuring flavor and nutrition. The AquaAdvantage salmon is a genetically engineered salmon that is resistant to changes in growth due to seasonal fluctuation or the stresses encountered in traditional ocean-net salmon farms. Despite the advantages, the salmon has been caught in deregulation for many years, limiti…
 
It’s been 29 years since Venus Williams made her debut on the professional tennis circuit, cementing herself as a sporting icon. She has seven Grand Slam singles titles to her name, 14 Grand Slam doubles titles alongside her sister Serena, and 49 career titles. She’s also launched successful businesses – a plant-based superfood company, Happy Vikin…
 
She was the queen of disco; they were an unstoppable pop music force. Together, Donna Summer and Stock Aitken Waterman made some of their best music together. In this look at the first single from the Another Place And Time album, we chart Donna's landmark run of hits in the 1970s and difficult transition into the 1980s thanks to a deal with Geffen…
 
The mythical Fountain of Youth may be an actual component of our physiology. Aging is not simply the body breaking down against the calendar, it is a coordinated series of molecular/biochemical changes that occur with time. There is an active hypothesis that later-life medical issues are not just happening as we age, but are actually caused by agin…
 
A protest song. A novelty record. A camp classic. The beginning of the end. "I'd Rather Jack" by The Reynolds Girls has been called a lot of things over the years and it remains one of the Stock Aitken Waterman singles that is most fiercely debated by fans. A swing at restrictive radio playlists, the record was fronted by teenage sisters Linda and …
 
What are the risks associated with being able to create custom DNA? Today's podcast discusses the potential weaponization of synthesized nucleic acid sequences. Dr. Kevin Esvelt discusses synthetic DNA and synthetic viruses, along with the possibility that they may drive the next pandemics or become the basis for future biological weapons. The dark…
 
Thanks to a little help from comedy trio Dawn French, Jennifer Saunders and Kathy Burke (aka Lananeeneenoonoo), Bananarama's hit streak continued as their remake of The Beatles' "Help!" took them back to the UK top 3 in early 1989. Released in support of Comic Relief, the cover version was true to the song's pop roots musically, but came with added…
 
If a genetic disorder can be detected in the developing fetus, it provides families and physicians vital information that can guide important decisions. From family planning to medical intervention, new molecular techniques are being employed to detect potential anomalies as early as 10 weeks after conception. The modern genetic counselor is an exp…
 
While there are many views on Brexit, one certain benefit is the UK's self-governing role in scientific regulatory affairs. The EU's position on genetic engineering has perplexed its scientists, as they create solutions for EU farmers that may never be implemented. Now out from the EU's onerous non-scientific regulatory oversight, the UK may choose…
 
The American chestnut was a dominant tree in many forests in the eastern United States. In the late 1800's an imported fungus spread rapidly throughout the range, destroying most of the trees in a matter of decades. Scientists at the State University of New York have engineered trees to host a gene from wheat that disarms the fungal invader, breaki…
 
Samantha Fox joins us to kick off our look at the singles produced by Stock Aitken Waterman released in 1989, with her remake of "I Only Wanna Be With You" the first track to hit the chart that year. We go right back to the start of Samantha's career and hear from her about becoming famous as a glamour model, being approached by Jive Records to aud…
 
The "cell cycle" describes discrete steps in the process of cell division. The progression is mediated by a series of gatekeeping biochemical activities that ensure complete replication of DNA, and surveil it for fidelity. Precise execution of cell cycle is necessary for normal growth and development. At the same time, loss of cell cycle coordinati…
 
Chances are you’re familiar with Lisa Messenger. This Australian entrepreneur is the CEO and founder of Collective Hub – a multimedia lifestyle platform that’s now expanded to the US, with stores selling its motivational merch. She has authored and co-authored 24 books; shares her wisdom at events all over the world; and has a devoted community of …
 
Beer is a beverage derived from the fermentation of grain by yeast. Hops impart their specific flavor and aroma notes. Together these ingredients produce a vast array of flavors and aromas that have become extremely popular in modern beer circles. Like any industrial workhorse organism, brewing yeast is significantly different from its wild anteced…
 
After spending years trying to live up to Hollywood’s standards of the perfect body, and even battling a year-long eating disorder when she was 17, Hilary Duff decided to shift her focus to getting strong. She admits in the January issue of Women’s Health Australia: “Because of my career path, I can’t help but be like, ‘I am on camera and actresses…
 
Bigger plants are better, right? Not always. Control of plant or tree size can have many advantages, and genetic control of 'dwarf' phenotypes has been important in feeding a billion people. The problem is that the changes induced by dwarfing genes can have a negative effect on other aspects of plant biology, so identifying new genes to control siz…
 
After the last few years of dealing with COVID and lockdowns and the climate crisis and political instability and rising interest rates, it’s so easy to lose hope. But a study from Harvard University of nearly 13,000 people in their 60s shows that hope might be exactly what we need. The researchers discovered that those who had more hope throughout…
 
The modern era of genetic engineering has opened tremendous opportunities in medicine and agriculture. But who governs when the technology should be applied? Similar questions were asked in the 1970s at the dawn of recombinant DNA technology. In his new book As Gods - A Moral History of the Genetic Age, Prof. Matthew Cobb discusses these watershed …
 
If there's one person who knows how to get us excited about food, it's chef, mum, author and MasterChef alumna, Sarah Todd. From sticking to an incredibly strict and regimented diet during her modelling days to now embracing a more balanced approach that prioritises variety and phenomenal flavours, the Wanderlust Wellness Activist knows a thing or …
 
Parasites are known contributors to human disease and suffering, spanning a wide range of organisms. Dr. Jessie Kissinger from the University of Georgia has spent the last two decades curating genomic data from hundreds of parasites, their vectors and hosts. The information helps researchers generate hypotheses about parasites, and presents a ferti…
 
Pia Muehlenbeck is the OG Aussie Fitfluencer. With two million followers on Instagram and 390,000 on YouTube, she’s known for her hilarious reels and her impressive ability to lip sync viral sounds on Tiktok, and most recently, opened a holistic fitness studio called Change. Yet for Pia, through all her success, she grown to understand the importan…
 
"Cancer" is the generic term applying to any one of many cellular proliferative disorders that threaten normal physiology. Various cancers have specific etiologies and require expertise in detection and treatment. New therapies are as innovative as they are promising, and a once dreaded prognosis now may have increased opportunity for cure, with be…
 
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