August 28th, 2013
Episode 262 of 408 episodes
On this week's show Dr Shane is joined by Dr Krystal and Dr Lauren.In science news - The first new species of mammal to be discovered in 35 years. Better bio-fuel using corn and bacteria. Genetically modified crops resistant to weed killer, can the resistant gene get out into the wild? First guest - Elizabeth Finkel editor in chief of Cosmos magazine, talking this month's issue, including:- Chocolate is good for you again, well, not really. - The human brain project - Scientist Henry Markram granted 1 billion euros from the European Union.Second guest - Bob Williamson from the Australian Academy of Science in to discuss science policy - look out!And of course badgers, badgers, badgers.