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Einstein A Go Go - 23 February 2014

February 23rd, 2014

Episode 280 of 400 episodes

Dr Shane, Dr Dyani, and Dr Adam discuss this week's hot science news, such as the similarity between dogs' and humans' brains, human brain cells replicating, the science of nutritional advice, speculation about a new type of neutrino, problems in getting wide-ranging medical data for research while respecting privacy concerns, and dubious science presented by religious educators. The team speak to Associate Professor Monique Ryan (Chief Investigator with the Centre of Research Excellence in Neuromuscular Disorders (CRE-NMD), Paediatric Neurologist at the Royal Children’s Hospital, senior researcher (fellow) at Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and RRR subscriber), about Rare Disease Day, and diagnosing childhood diseases. They also have a chat to Dr Elisa Hill, Neuroscientist at the University of Melbourne, about the Human Microbiome project, and studies correlating microbiomes with autism. For more information visit us at:http://einsteinagogo.net/