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Einstein A Go Go - 7 October 2012

October 7th, 2012

Episode 227 of 400 episodes

Dr Shane and Dr Alicia bring you the week's hottest science, including bionic bees, arsenic-resistant bacteria, coral reduction in the Great Barrier Reef, and defining the Astronomical Unit. They talk to science writer & co-founder of Cosmos magazine, Dr Elizabeth Finkel, about the impact of the Human Genome Project which she discusses in her book The Genome Generation. They also speak to Wenju Cai from CSIRO's Marine and Atmospheric Research Division, about the Southern Hemisphere becoming drier. They mark the passing of Professor Nancy Millis; also Dr Alicia discusses the push for open access publications. For more information visit:http://einsteinagogo.net/