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Einstein A Go Go - 3 March 2013

March 9th, 2013

Episode 240 of 402 episodes

It's a full house this week as Dr Lauren, Dr Alicia and Danger Mouse join Dr Shane in the studio, along with two guests. First guest is Dr Anna Ahimastos, whose work on a treatment to improve the walking ability of patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is seeing some great results.The second guest is Elisa Hill, from the Enteric Neuroscience Laboratory at the University of Melbourne who is looking for biological causes of autism - a disorder that affects 1 in 88 children.In science news:· It's official - whole grains help beat chronic disease, so keep eating your muesli. · High-fidelity data coding in DNA could store all the data at CERN (90 petabytes) in only 41 grams of DNA. · A competition to name the fifth moon of Pluto had a surprise winner. All this and more, in another big week of science. http://einsteinagogo.net

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