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Science for Everyone!! Discussion and dissection of science ideas made digestible for public consumption.

Science for Everyone!! Discussion and dissection of science ideas made digestible for public consumption.
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Melbourne, VIC

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Science for Everyone!! Discussion and dissection of science ideas made digestible for public consumption.

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English


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Einstein A Go Go - 2 December 2018

12/2/2018
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Dr Linden, Dr Ray and Dr Laura join Dr Shane in the studio. In news, A Chinese scientist has edited a human embyo’s genome in CRISPR-Cas9, with the resulting twins recently being born. Another rover landed on Mars - this ones drills. And straight from from a horror movie, Bacteria found on the ISS has proved to be antibiotic resistant First guest is Jim Radford from the Research Centre for Future Landscapes, Department of Ecology, Environment and Evolution at La Trobe...

Duration:00:47:14

Einstein A Go Go - 25 November 2018

11/25/2018
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Dr Shane, Dr Krystal, Dr Ray discuss ionic wind propulsion to fly an aeroplane, could an anti-global warming atmospheric spraying program really work and how wombat faeces form into a cubic shape. Guests, Professor Len Harrison, Senior Principal Research Fellow at the National Health and Medical Research Council, and Dr Sharon Huebner, Research Fellow at the University of Melbourne's Indigenous Health Equity Unit tell us all about their work on the indigenous microbiome project. Twitter:...

Duration:00:57:40

Einstein A Go Go - 18 November 2018

11/17/2018
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Dr Shane, Dr Catherine & Dr Ray discuss the taste of coffee, skull-collecting ants, measuring the magnetic field in the mesosphere with lasers, the new definition of the kilogram, light pollution, and the reduced incidence of asthma in households with pets. They chat with Dr Connie Wong, Heart Foundation Future Leader Fellow from the Centre for Inflammatory Diseases, in the Departmentment of Medicine at Monash University, about susceptibility of stroke patients to stroke. They also...

Duration:00:50:13

Einstein A Go Go - 4 November 2018

11/11/2018
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In the studio this week are Drs Laura and Shane. Today's first guest (in the studio) Prof. James Angus, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, Melbourne University talks about Melbourne Medical School’s upcoming block party to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Triradiate Building. Today's second guest (in the studio) Dr Ryan Shannon from Swinburne University talks about fast radio bursts. Today's third guest (in the studio) Dr Jessica Borger from Monash University...

Duration:00:52:48

Einstein A Go Go - 11 November 2018

11/11/2018
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In the studio this week are ChrisKP and Drs Euan, Jen and Shane. News: a new study on waterway invertibrates, pollution and biodiversity show health implications to apex preditors, how there is variation of calorie use with time of day, moths evolving to avoid bats, and changes in official weights and measures. Today's first guest (in the studio) Dr. Jennifer Piscionere from Murdoch Children's Research Institute talks about GenV and integrating children's health data. Today's second...

Duration:00:51:11

Einstein A Go Go - 28 October 2018

10/27/2018
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Dr Shane, Dr Ailie and Nikola (from 4ZZZ in Brisbane) discuss carbon captured in trees, new species of Archaeopteryx and growing human retinas from stem cells. First guest, Dr. Tim Doherty, Deakin University, tells us all about the Dingo’s effect on our ecosystem. Second guest, Dr Geoff Rogers, CEO and Executive Director Wintermute Biomedical, discusses his last venture (developing the world’s first steerable guidewire for treating heart disease) and his current activities (developing...

Duration:00:56:09

Einstein A Go Go - 21 October 2018

10/20/2018
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Dr Ray, Dr Catherine and Dr Ailie join Dr Shane in the studio. In news, how dandelion seeds fly; evolution of smell and navigation. First guest is Cornelia Landersdorfer, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at Monash University. Up to three awards of $25,000 each will be made each year to Australian female researchers for the Georgina Sweet Award for Women in Quantitative Biomedical Science who demonstrate excellence in the area of quantitative...

Duration:00:49:40

Einstein A Go GO - 14th October 2018

10/19/2018
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Einstein A Go Go – 14th October 2018 Dr Linden, Chris KP & Dr Shane First guest: Sid Verma, Brainstem. Sid is an entrepreneur, HealthTech evangelist, STEM advocate and community curator. With over 22 years’ experience in technology, his skillset includes business advisory, startups, strategy and operations, mentoring and community development. Sid has successfully launched businesses, developed communities and created not-for-profit organisations that further cross-industry technology...

Duration:00:49:49

Einstein A Go-Go - 7th October 2018

10/7/2018
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In the studio this week are Drs Linden, Ray and Shane. News: getting the elderly to vaccinate against influenza via mail, boosting corn productivity; evolution, teeth and kangaroos and turbidity currents. Today's first guest Matt Carter, PhD Student, Department of Archaeology and History, La Trobe University (in the studio) talks about marine archaeology, equipment, modelling and a M-24 Japanese submarine. Today's second guest Phoebe Lewis, PhD Student, RMIT University (in the...

Duration:00:51:43

Einstein A Go-Go - 30th September 2018

9/29/2018
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Dr Shane, Dr Ray and Holly bring you this week’s science, including the nerve that links the brain and the gut, manta rays’ feeding via ricochet filtration, virtual reality nausea, genetic control of mosquitoes, and PCBs accumulating in Killer Whales. The team talk with Professor Lister Staveley-Smith from the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research about his work using the Murchison Widefield Array telescope, being used to probe the Magellanic Cloud galaxies for cosmic rays,...

Duration:00:45:23

Einstein A Go-Go - 23rd September 2018

9/27/2018
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In the studio this week Dr Shane is joined by EAGG regular Dr Jen. This week is a little different in that we have 3 very special guests: Holly, Cam and Sophie 3 of Dr Jen's current science communication students from the University of Melbourne. News: The team kick things off providing updates on; the phenomenon of ice volcanos in outer space, stem cell research and specifically the use of fat cells to produce human bone and the possibility of building structures above and below the...

Duration:00:48:12

Einstein A Go Go - 16 September 2018

9/16/2018
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Dr Shane and Dr Linden discuss bubble creation from soundwaves, a wearable ultrasound device and an experiment showing how climate change intensified Hurricane Florence. First guest, Dr Simon Gross, Photonics Research Centre, Macquarie University tells us about his work in developing special techniques to make precision glass chips that can channel and process light in three dimensions. Second guest, Jack Nun, Director of 'Science for All', tells us about his not-for-profit organisation...

Duration:00:56:14

Einstein A Go Go - 9 September 2018

9/10/2018
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Dr Jen and Chris KP join Dr Shane in the studio. First guest is Dr. Naomi Mathers, Deputy Chair at the Space Industry Association of Australia. Dr Mathers has been involved in the Australian space industry for 20 years, having worked at Australia’s national space environmental test facility (AICT) testing Australian satellites, and the Victorian Space Science Education Centre (VSSEC) helping promote space science to Australian students. Second guest Dr Rachael Livermore, ARC DECRA...

Duration:00:48:10

Einstein A Go Go – 2nd September 2018

9/7/2018
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Einstein A Go Go – 2nd September 2018 Dr Linden, Dr Ray & Dr Shane News items: El Niño, Southern Oscillation and the ENSO, Human induced earthquakes, CRISPR, First guest: Levin Kuhlmann, PhD Centre for Human Psychopharmacology Swinburne University of Technology & Departments of Medicine and Biomedical Engineering The University of Melbourne. Epileptic seizure prediction techniques, more HERE Second guest: Dr Nicki Cranna Project Officer - Neuroscience PhD Program | Project Manager...

Duration:00:47:27

Einstein A Go Go - 26 August 2018

8/25/2018
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Dr Shane, Dr Ailie, Dr Laura, Dr Ray and Liv bring you the final Radiothon show for 2018! Subscribe here. Program page: Einstein-A-Go-Go Facebook page: Einstein-A-Go-Go Twitter: Einstein-A-Go-Go and every Sunday at 11:00a.m AEST on RRR 102.7mHz FM.

Duration:00:42:21

Einstein A Go-Go - 19th August 2018

8/19/2018
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In the studio this week for the First Stay Curious Radiothon show are Chris-KP, Dr.s Euan, Krystal, Linden, Jenny and Catherine and Shane. News: birds on prozac, axolotl regeneration, weather facts, lost contacts, orders in blood, fire ants and robots, dinosaurs can sing photos show a kevin bacon shape on the surface of mars, aged cheese and biomass facts. Remember, “Science is everywhere”, including: Program page: Einstein-A-Go-Go Facebook page: Einstein-A-Go-Go Twitter:...

Duration:00:44:11

Einstein A Go-Go - 12th August 2018

8/15/2018
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In the studio this week Dr Shane is joined by EAGG colleagues Dr Euan, Dr Laura and Chris KP. The team kick things off with some science news. First up, research from Cork, Ireland involving plankton, coral and underground carbon storage. Secondly the team introduce the listeners to a fish that is the fastest known in the world at going from birth to reproduction in just 14 days. Then finishing on a 60 year long experiment into the genetics behind breeding and domesticating Russian foxes...

Duration:00:46:30

Einstein A Go Go - 5 August 2018

8/6/2018
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Dr Shane, Dr Laura, Dr Linden and Dr Ray present a special episode on the citizen science community with an array of guests. First guest: Caitlin Griffith, Community Education and Engagement Manager, Victorian National Parks Association discusses nature and reef watch projects. Second guest: Fam Charko, Marine biologist, Port Phillip EcoCentre discusses plastic pollution in the bay. Third guest: Tess Hayes, Citizen Science Officer, Environment Protection Authority Victoria discusses the...

Duration:00:55:17

Einstein A Go Go - 29 July 2018

7/29/2018
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This week is Dr Shane, Dr Linden, Dr Ray and a returning appearance of Dr Chromo (Jeff). First guest is Dr Jacqui Donohue, research fellow at the Royal Women’s Hospital and University of Melbourne. Health Minister Greg Hunt launched the National Action Plan for Endometriosis, a $4.5 million program designed to reduce delays in diagnosis, boost public awareness, and educate people about the often misunderstood disease. The plan aims to find new treatments for the condition that affects 10%...

Duration:00:48:17

Einstein A Go GO - 22nd July 2018

7/23/2018
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Einstein A Go Go – 22nd July 2018 Dr Krystal, Dr Ailie & Dr Shane News items: The oldest baby snake found in amber, Cancer and complimentary medicine, The Parker Solar Probe. First guest: Marie Fan, Monash University. Male purple-crowned fairy-wrens use their purple crowns to show off about their social status and strength, according to a new study by Monash biologists published today in the Journal of Animal Ecology. Video and more HERE Second guest: Andrew Hill, Latrobe University....

Duration:00:47:27