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Shirtloads of Science

Dec 31, 2023

Someone you know is being treated for Arthritis. Fifteen per cent of Australians suffer pain daily and there are few safe drugs. This has led to shelf loads of "supplements" and "alternatives".  Does any of it work? Professor Collins compiles the best research to date. Most do nothing (so don't waste your health, time...

Dec 24, 2023

What is the best way to protect your skin? Dr Karl seeks ground truths from an industrial chemist. Is it all in the science of drying paint ?

Dec 17, 2023

Epigenetic jellies did not help. Feral bees made it worse.  When a species-jumping parasite landed in Australia, our biosecurity controls ultimately failed. Bee geneticist Dr Remnant explains to Dr Karl how we lost round one against Varroa and the battles now being planned.


Dec 10, 2023

Human prosperity has risen on the wings of bees - until recently. A species-jumping parasite has landed in Australia. Bee geneticist Dr Remnant explains  to Dr Karl how and why this is so risky.


Dec 3, 2023

Space hardware needs to be reliable, affordable and repairable.  Recycling rockets and reprogramming helicopters are all part of a day's work for support staff.

 Adrian Brown

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