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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.

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Boosting innovation outcomes in Australia Bionic eye uses brain plasticity Transmissible cancers – there may be more than ever suspected Genomes help piece together evolutionary history of native animals Forecasting populations of large vertebrates The ro
Bionic Eye promises hope for patients with acquired blindness Why stem cells decline as we age Comparing human emotions with those of animals Fish brains may reveal workings of human brains The role of music in human evolution and society today - part 3 R
The promises and challenges of quantum computing.
ABC Science Editor Jonathan Webb chats with science reporter Carl Smith about the weird science stories that caught his eye in 2017.
Bionic Bodies part 2 of 2.
ABC Science Editor Jonathan Webb chats with tech reporter Ariel Bogle about the tech stories that caught her eye in 2017.
Bionic Bodies part 1 of 2.
ABC Science Editor Jonathan Webb chats with health reporter Olivia Willis about the health stories that caught her eye in 2017.
The archaeology of Dylan Thomas.
ABC Science Editor Jonathan Webb chats with science reporter Genelle Weule about the space stories that caught her eye in 2017.
Dava Sobel - The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars.
ABC Science Editor Jonathan Webb chats with environment reporter Nick Kilvert about the environmental science stories that caught his eye in 2017.
Cost-benefit analysis - big science under the microscope.
ABC Science Editor Jonathan Webb chats with science reporter Bel Smith about the science stories that caught her eye in 2017.
CSIRO tries to bridge the innovation chasm Australia’s problem with innovation Genome reveals poor genetic health of thylacine Citizen scientists help with Alzheimer’s research Why are the wealthy so wealthy and the poor so poor? A chat with Dame Florence
A new model for the electricity network Student essay winner calls for action to save the Great Barrier Reef Anti-depressant drugs affect fish behaviour Drones used for surveying Antarctic moss Southern Tasmanian waters show rich diversity of molluscs We’
Community owned energy retailer takes on big three Student essay winner explores potential solution to persistent plastic Australian Science Olympians bring home the silver The ubiquity of chemicals Measuring biodiversity, monitoring ecology Even more Dag
Student essay winner reveals Australia’s dirty little secret – 60% of fresh produce is dumped Gathering clues on the evolution of whales The secret life of whales More Dagg
Cane toads to get the Crispr treatment Remembering Laika Adaptive optics removes the twinkle from stars The world according to Dagg Stopping the qubit chatter Challenging our thought processes, biases and assumptions Pt The Periodic Table – A visual guide