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Aug 12, 2018

International Public Health Workers witness human tragedies daily. Sometimes they get sick too. Alanta Colley has many tales to tell of years abroad. She talks of the parasites she's been infected with,  parasites she's seen and even more she's read about. Does Tragedy + Time = Comedy ? Dr Karl & Dr Alice test the...


Aug 5, 2018

The original "AI" could be Avian - and from Australia. Professor  Gisela Kaplan with Dr Karl of her research on why Australian birds are smarter than their Northern cousins. NOTE = Professor Kaplan is highly qualified with vast experience treating wild birds. Do NOT attempt her methods at home. The talons of birds of...


Jul 29, 2018

Since European settlement in Australia, the ecology has been continuously disrupted as species have been moved. Naturalist Tim Low is interested because some species have thrived while others have have failed. Kookaburras, snakes, Redback Spiders and flying foxes. What can we learn from them in a changing climate ?


Jul 22, 2018

A dietary study in Europe reveals a connection between processed foods (and drinks) and cancers. 8 years of research they tried to eliminate factors such as socioeconomic and diet preferences from the data but the link remains strong. What does it mean for you ? Doctor Karl and Professor Claire Collins discuss. 



Jul 15, 2018

Three Cases cracked by Three Doctors. From Floppy Hats, to Firebirds, The Dark Knight and the Broken Escalator Phenomenon. Doctor Karl is joined by Alice and Jessica as the explore the science behind three observed phenomena. The fire carrying birds of Northern Australia, the dark orbiter that will not die and why...