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The Science Show - Separate stories podcast

ABC Radio National

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.

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Developing the antiviral pill

December 20th, 2014

Episode 92 of 483 episodes

The idea is to attack the sugars which form part of a protein coating which surrounds the virus. Interrupting the structure of the proteins, through their sugars, leaves the proteins unable to attain their correct shape and makes the virus ineffective.

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