July 14th, 2014
Episode 299 of 402 episodes
EAGG 13th July 2014 Hosts Dr Shane, Dr Dyani, Dr Chrystal, Chris KP, News items: Anti oxidants and cancer, hoarding smallpox!, mycology and the discovery of 3 new species, Ever wanted to post your head into space? A new aerospace company has the answers. http://www.fireflyspace.com/ First Guest: Jason Callahan PhD student, Monash University School of Bio Medical sciences. Talks about PET CT scans and 4D PET scans and radio therapy planning. http://www.med.monash.edu.au/radiography/research/ Second guest: W. Gregory Somers, PhD Department of Genetics La Trobe Institute for Molecular Science (LIMS) La Trobe University. Is the humble fruit fly the key to unlocking Autism? La Trobe University researchers are studying the behaviour of fruit flies in an effort to unlock the genetics associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), a disability affecting more than 1 per cent of Australians. http://www.latrobe.edu.au/scitecheng/about/staff/profile?uname=WSomers Third Item: Chris KP talks about plant immunity through anti microbial defence. Science is everywhere, including: http://www.rrr.org.au/program/einstein-a-go-go/ http://rrrfm.libsyn.com/category/Einstein%20A%20Go%20Go Facebook page:EinsteinAGoGo Twitter:https://twitter.com/einstein_agogo and every Sunday at 11a.m AEST on RRR 102.7mHz FM
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