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Einstein A Go Go - 22 March 2015

March 22nd, 2015

Episode 325 of 407 episodes

Dr Shane, Dr Jen, Dr Ray and Dr Catherine discuss ultrasound technology to treat Alzheimer’s disease, how brain chemistry relates to empathy, quasicrystals in meteorites and the mars one project. First guest: Dr Michelle Smith, School of Botany and Ecology, University of Maine, USA (via Skype call). Michelle discusses active learning techniques being tested to improve student engagement. Second guest: Joe Micallef, Victorian State Manager of Engineering Australia, discusses the wonderful “SUBS in Schools Technology Challenge” program. Third guest: Adam Taylor, Centre for Micro-Photonics, Swinburne University discusses how gold particles stability is under question due to their peculiar reshaping behaviour below melting points. 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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