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Einstein A Go Go – 26 June 2016

June 27th, 2016

Episode 385 of 407 episodes

Einstein A Go Go – 26th June 2016 Dr Euan, Dr Ray, Dr Shane News Items: Travel bacterium, bio inspired adhesion, the Hubble space telescope budget, recently discovered Asteroid 2016H03, First guest: Dr Sweta Iyer, WEHI Melbourne researchers have discovered a new way of triggering cell death, in a finding that could lead to drugs to treat cancer and autoimmune disease. More here Second Guest: Emily Cohen - PhD Student Hudson Research Institute Intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) describes the situation where a baby does not grow appropriately during pregnancy. It usually results from a poor functioning placenta, which compromises oxygen and nutrient delivery to the baby. More here Third Guest: Associate Professor Hans Meij is the first Executive Director of the Melbourne Academic Centre for Health Are we elephants or mice? Do we survive by investing in a long qualitative life or by fast reproduction? Hans is an impassioned advocate for EMR’s and the use of the present digital opportunities to improve both patient’s health care and medical research. Remember, “Science is everywhere”, including: The Triple R website The EAGG Podcast repository and LIVE every Sunday at 11a.m AEST on RRR 102.7mHz FM

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