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Einstein A Go Go - 24 April 2016

April 26th, 2016

Episode 376 of 400 episodes

Dr Shane is joined in the studio with colleagues Dr Krystal and Dr Ray. Dr Krystal kicks the team off talking Dinosaurs, Extinction theories and why did all the birds survive when the dinosaurs died off? Could teeth hold the answers? Dr Ray then talks Sleep, more specifically how people sleep. Have you ever noticed why when you go to sleep somewhere for the first time, the sleep isn't so deep? Dr Ray explains the theory of 'First night effect' Showcasing the power of community radio, and the influence of the EAGG team,a few years back Dr Shane and fellow EAGG co-host Dr Lauren met with a young Melbourne boy named Kai to assist with a school project on the bionic eye, fast forward to now and the young boy is representing Australia in another science related endeavour in Spain. First guests: Gregory Crocetti & Briony Barr - Graphic Novelists The team are joined in the studio to discuss their graphic novel centred around stories about microbes in the battlefield 'The Invisable War' Second Guests: Chris McCormack & Cathy Cavallo - Wild Melbourne Chris and Cathy are next in the studio to discuss the Wild Melbourne group which provides science for education purposes, specifically sharing their knowledge of our local Victorianenvironment. Third Guest: Associate Professor Dr Sofianos Andrikopoulos NHMRC Senior research fellow, Department of Medicine a University of Melbourne & Austin Hospital. Dr Andrikopoulos joins the team in the studio to talk all things Type 2 diabetes, How does it work? What is the difference between type 1 and type 2? and what's the latest in diagnosis and treatment? Remember, “Science is everywhere”, including: http://www.rrr.org.au/program/einstein-a-go-go/ http://rrrfm.libsyn.com/category/Einstein%20A%20Go%20Go and every Sunday at 11a.m AEST on RRR 102.7mHz FM