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Einstein A Go Go Podcast: Mar 14th 2010

March 14th, 2010

Episode 114 of 408 episodes

This week Dr Andi and Dr Shane discuss the use of mathematical modelling for crime fighting and how wind energy could be effectively used to charge electric cars overnight. With brain awareness week here, guests discuss brain related science. Dr Joanne Britto, ANS Victorian state representative, Howard Florey Institute, discusses brain awareness weekevents. Prof. Geoffery Donnan, director of the Florey neuroscience institutes, discusses research into brain neuroplasticity and compounds to assist recovery from a stroke.A/Prof. Heather Young, department of anatomy and cell biologyMedical CentreUniversity of Melbourne and state co-ordinator for Australian brain bee challenge, discusses the annual competition for year 10 students, which tests their knowledge of brain facts. A/Prof. Rumish Rushjan, department of physiology at Monash university, discussesbrain plasticity, languages and the recovery rate from brain injuries. Dr Judy de Haan, Baker IDI oxidative stress laboratory, discusses diabetic complications and treatments to combat oxidative stress on organs. For more information, check out the website http://einsteinagogo.net/

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