Tags: science & medicine, science
Einstein's physics for kids Dec. 7, 2019
Can kids understand relativity and quantum physics?
Green energy for lazy people Nov. 30, 2019
Jemma Green is building a path of least resistance to renewable energy.
HealthLit4Kids Nov. 23, 2019
A little health literacy program in Tassie is making waves on a global stage.
Tackling obesity with a twist Nov. 16, 2019
Treating obesity is never as simple as eat less, exercise more.
The end of tobacco smoking Nov. 9, 2019
Tobacco smoking has caused untold death and disease. But is a world without cigarettes possible? Public health academic Coral Gartner has a dream ... and a plan.
Nudity, easels and the science of embodiment Nov. 2, 2019
Zoe Kean has always suspected that taking part in life drawing classes changes us - and now she's found a scientist who shares her curiosity and has begun to study the effect.
Life after Earth ... for capitalists Oct. 26, 2019
It might be the ultimate dream for preppers and Trekkies: life in a Dyson sphere. Astrophysicist Natasha Hurley-Walker takes us to a possible distant future via the physics of continuous economic growth.
The downside of good science communication Oct. 19, 2019
Collaborating with an artist to bring Tassie wildlife science to a broader audience has created a dilemma for saltmarsh researcher Vishnu Prahalad.
The complexity of pregnancy Oct. 12, 2019
Sheila Pham always thought it would be great to have kids; but one thing that worried her was what you had to go through beforehand.
New stemsation: do stem cells live up to the hype? Oct. 5, 2019
It all starts with tubes of warm, thick, gooey fat delivered fresh to the lab.
From the lab to the patient Sept. 28, 2019
Only a fraction of health research makes its way into clinical practice. And it takes years to make the journey.
The other microbiome ... Sept. 21, 2019
Move over gut: it's time to meet the vaginal microbiome.
The secrets hidden in crystals Sept. 14, 2019
Crystals aren't just beautiful - they tell stories that can help answer some of the big questions of our planet's past - and our own.
The case of L Ron Hubbard V Science Sept. 7, 2019
It's one thing to big note yourself. But the founder of the Church of Scientology is guilty of scientific fraud, explains author and investigative journalist Steve Cannane.
Today no one got eaten. Aug. 31, 2019
Geophysicists might expect to face earthquakes or volcanoes in their work. But Kate Selway has to factor hungry Polar bears into her research.
Where do ideas come from? Aug. 24, 2019
Archimedes had the original Eureka moment in the bath. Mathematician Geordie Williamson had a geometry-shattering insight in the shower. Where do our ideas come from?
John Snow and the Broad St pump Aug. 17, 2019
Dr Jim Leavesley on the other John Snow, cholera and the birth of epidemiology. (First broadcast September 5, 2004).
Thomas Harriot: England's Galileo Aug. 10, 2019
Robyn Arianrhod with the story of an Elizabethan mathematician you've never heard of.
Romancing the stars Aug. 3, 2019
Trashy mags are full of stories about love among the stars. But astrophysicist Devika Kamath has discovered what happens when real stars hook-up -- and is rewriting the astronomy textbooks as a result!