September 9th, 2015
Episode 348 of 402 episodes
Dr Shane, Dr Krystal and Dr Lauren discuss why children raised on farms have less allergies, a new material called Stanene and the continuing journey of the extraordinary NASA New Horizons probe. First guest: Professor Michael Smart, Head, Hyshot Group, The University of Queensland tells us all about the faculties small satellite launching system using the combination of the ALV and SPARTAN, which allows 95 per cent of the system to be reusable. Second guest: Saul Cunningham, CSIRO Agriculture, Health & Biosecurity, Food & Nutrition gives us a rundown on the CSIRO's call on researchers worldwide to join forces to save honey bees. Third guest: Amon Fey, Centre for Eye Research, Melbourne University tells us all about Glaucoma. Program page:http://www.rrr.org.au/program/einstein-a-go-go/Facebook page:Einstein A Go GoTwitter:https://twitter.com/einstein_agogo
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