October 5th, 2008
Episode 62 of 433 episodes
Battle of the science magazines, tracing the ancestry of HIV, the Messenger Spacecraft with sun in its sails, and how to tell your friends apart by looking at their bottoms. We talk to Dr Erika Cretney, winner of a 2008 L'Oreal Australia For Women In Science Fellowship, about her fascinating work on T cells that play a role in controlling inflammation and auto-immune diseases. Plus a run-down of the latest Ig Nobel Prize announcements and a discussion of the impact of US politics on the future of science.For more information visit http://einsteinagogo.net/
Welcome to the Brain Training Podcast, the daily audio workout for your head. In this podcast we have two games for you, each with three rounds which get progressively harder. To enjoy the full experience, relax, and avoid distractions whilst you listen.