The Science Show - Separate stories podcast

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Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences

The Science Show separate stories podcast makes it easy to find your favourite stories each week. Your essential source of what's making news in the complex world of scientific research, scandal and discovery, The Science Show with Robyn Williams is one of the longest running programs on Australian radio.


The collapse of the Soviet Union added to decades of instability for Russian science. Today, funding for science is tight. So will the glory days of Russian science return?

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Opening up museum collections

October 8th, 2016

A teaching museum of human tissue and models within the University of Melbourne will have parts of its collection made available by The Science Gallery Melbourne using streaming and other digital methods.

A report published in The Lancet in January 2016 lists rates of breastfeeding in every country. The UK is at the bottom, with the lowest rate of breast feeding in the world.

Sarah McDonald hopes to reduce intervention at childbirth and improve outcomes for mothers and babies.