October 11th, 2015
Episode 353 of 402 episodes
Dr Shane and Chris KP discuss a study on how height may be linked to increased cancer risk, the recent Nobel Prize winners and more exciting science news. First guest: Professor Andrew Peele, Director of the Australian Synchrotron is in the studio to promote the open day of the local Synchrotron facility http://www.synchrotron.org.au.Andrew tells us all about the research and applications carried out at this amazing Synchrotron facility. Second guest: Dr Misty Jenkins PhD, Senior Research Officer, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre is in the studio to discuss the use of personalised medicine to use apatient's immune system to fight cancer.
From finding awe in Hubble images to visiting the doctor, science is everywhere in our lives. Whether we wear a white lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since eighth grade, science affects and changes us. We all have a story about science, and at The Story Collider, we want to hear those stories.