Overnights (ABC Local)
Health and Fitness - Coffee could protect the liver -...10/24/14
Gordon Lynch, Professor of Physiology at the University of Melbourne, joins Rod to discuss how coffee can actually protect the liver.
Spinal Cord Injuries - Is there now a cure? - 25/10/2014
Rod Quinn and Dr James St John from Griffith University discuss the present and future for those suffering from spinal cord injury, in the immediate wake of Poland's successful surgery resulting in a paralysed man learning to walk again.
Radio Birdman - Part 1 - 25/10/2014
Rob Younger and Deniz Tek were foundation members of the hugely inflential Australian band of the 1970s Radio Birdman - and now they're touring again.
Volcanoes - 24/10/2014
All you want to know about Volcanoes!
The Future of Our Devices - Planned Obsolescence - 24/10/2014
How long did your first mobile phone last? Was it longer than your last one? Did your first electric kettle last longer than your current one?
DVD Review - Edge of Tomorrow and Under The Skin - 24/10/2014
Our weekly DVD review looking at the latest releases.
Joan of Arc - 23/10/2014
Joan of Arc - myth or reality?
Medical Cannabis - 23/10/2014
What are the arguments for and against Medical Cannabis ?
Power Prices - 22/10/2014
Why are our bills for electricity and gas going up so steeply?
Harold Holt - 21/10/2014
The life and untimely death of PM Harold Holt
Crooked Cops - 21/10/2014
Australia's history of crooked cops goes back a long way!
Spot on the Map - Mintaro, SA - 19/10/2014
Rod chats to long time resident of the Clare Valley's Mintaro in South Australia.
Tennis Hall of Fame - 19/10/2014
Newport, Rhode Island is the home of the International Tennis Hall of Fame and Museum. Rod talks to Doug Stark, Museum Director.
Health and Fitness - Awareness of Bowel Cancer - 18/10/2014
Gordon Lynch, Professor of Physiology at the University of Melbourne, talks to us about the important of bowel cancer awareness.
The Ice Chef - Zane Hacker and Cooking in Antarctica - 18/10/2014
Zane Hacker was the chef at Mawson Station Antarctica for 14 months and has just published a travel and cooking book from the coldest part of the world. He joins us to discuss what it's like to publish a travel and cooking book in the South Pole.
The History and Importance of Bridges - 18/10/2014
From bridges in films, travels, books, and even collapses, some of these structures have come to represent masterpieces of engineering...David Blockley, author of 'Bridges - the Science and Art of the World's most Inspiring Structures' joins us to...
Is Democracy Good? - 17/10/2014
What would Australia look like if it wasn't a democracy? Again the Lowy Institute's poll asking how important democracy is for Australians has revealed that only 60% of us think it's the best system of government. But what is the alternative?
DVD Review - Lots of TV from Hannibal to The Good Wife - 17/10/2014
Our weekly DVD review with Rob Pemberton thsi week covers Old School, Sleepy Hollow, From Dusk till Dawn, Copper Blacklist, Californication, Homeland, Boardwalk Empire, Justified, The Good Wife, Hannibal.
Fromelles : An Australian Tragedy - 15/10/2014
why did thousands of Australians die at Fromelles?
Household Debt - 15/10/2014
Why are over 2 million Australians in serious household debt?
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