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Shirtloads of Science

Jul 30, 2023

Gene therapies are being approved for a growing number of conditions. Professor Alexander talks to Dr Karl about how they work and the decades of testing to make them safe.

Prof. Ian Alexander

Dr. Karl

Jul 23, 2023

Nature needs our help to beat global warming. Dr Karl consults Prof D'Alessandro about her team's work to pull carbon out of the air using solar power.
Professor D'Alessandro

Dr Karl



Jul 16, 2023

Around 20 years ago a worldwide hormone scare took hold. Was it a media beat-up?  Dr Natasha Vavrek takes Dr Karl through the experiment that caused it and numbers that were misreported. Today HRT is called MHT and is safe again.



Jul 9, 2023

Australia has implemented laws to permit the use of some psychedelic drugs in strictly controlled circumstances. Psychedelics researcher Dr Paul Liknaitsky and acclaimed author Heather Rose discuss the possibilities and complexities. #shirtloadsofscience

This podcast will discuss topics of mental health. If you find...

Jul 2, 2023

Astrophysicist, author, and speaker Neil deGrasse Tyson joins Dr Karl to talk about science communication. Today needs global action based on solid science like never before - so how to frame it ?  

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