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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.

Fireballs reveal clues about planet formation Coral shows encouraging response to relocation trial Primary students easily understand the Einsteinian world Spinifex contains building blocks for nanomaterials Artificial nerve the first step towards an artificial brain


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Trams without tracks, poles or wires New incentives for landlords to invest in carbon-free energy Journals first rejected CRISPR discovery – they didn’t believe it Proposed US-Mexico wall to impinge on movement of animals The rise and fall of the dinosaur
Lithium boom for Western Australia Search for when the first stars and galaxies formed Fifty years since history rewritten at Lake Mungo First Chinese emperor lies untouched amongst terracotta warriors Unravelling the order of time
Birds, birds, birds! June 30, 2018
Birds, birds, birds!
William Whewell - coined osmosis, conductivity, ion and scientist!
This week, two artificial replacements: artificial floating nations, and AI teachers. Science Journalist Carl Smith is Robyn's artificial replacement for this episode.
Bespoke bodies - the path to human regeneration.
Gender equity an ongoing challenge for Australian Academy of Science High hopes for double the hit from solar cells Carbon capture and storage places costs and risks with all future generations JCU voice of the tropics at UN Small reef fish - born athleti
Stargazers find new exploding stars The Moon and Leo shining bright for stargazers Reef restoration projects for GBR Algae used for development of new products, and a light feature at Vivid Understanding how plants respond to pathogens may lead to more re
Australian Space Agency to guide space investment Nation taken for a ride with R and D budget measures - Roy Green Primordial black holes may have formed in the very early moments after the Big Bang Distant galaxies may help reveal dark energy Drones and
Science lukewarm on 2018 Australian federal budget New approaches aim to circumvent penicillin resistance Fifty years back, Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey foreshadowed artificial intelligence and much more The accuracy and value of science on the big scr
ABC’s Top 5 media residency program in science and humanities A decade ago climate experts were deeply worried. Now they are terrified - Tim Flannery
New NASA head unconvincing on human contribution to climate Sounds reveal details of aquatic environmental health Fish concealment methods may lead to better underwater mapping Deep-sea corals indicate past climate events Heat from north Atlantic hastens
It’s the massive stellar events where elements are formed Kuiper Belt helps reveal history of our Solar System Denial a coping mechanism for climate change The Lost Tools of Henry Hoke Ep 4 - The Murky Arts of Silas Hoke Camels dominate and destroy desert
To spank or not to spank? April 14, 2018
Japan Prize awarded to Australian pioneer in immunology Jacques Miller Supporters of science take to the streets across Australia Controlling atoms and molecules at the quantum level opens big new questions, and possibilities The flu of 1918 - why it beca
The nano Science Show April 7, 2018
Microfactory extracts high-value products from e-waste A world of applications from nanomaterials Dementia trials bring hope New nano-materials bring opportunities for constructions of all sizes The Lost Tools of Henry Hoke Ep 1 - From the Desert More sti
Carbon fibre electrodes bridge the gap in spinal cord injury Robots go where humans cannot Fairness crucial in data for artificial intelligence When case workers are replaced by software Blimp used to spot sharks Sharing the thrill and exhilaration of dis
Countdown for an Australian Space Agency Searching for Earth-like planets from Earth and space
The oldest life on Earth March 17, 2018
Oldest life on Earth dated to 3.465 billion years shows high diversity Vale Stephen Hawking Experiment copies domestication of dogs Animal behaviour and physiology studies used to improve lives of animals and people New approach buries carbon dioxide safe
Climate – what's next? March 10, 2018
Climate changing ten times faster than historic natural variation Award for fighting civilisation’s greatest challenge Trump working in a science vacuum – John Holdren Trump excludes science from the political process Fracking mostly done in the dark Leig