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Bright Sparks 2017 - part 3

1/8/2018
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For the final Bright Sparks challenge, the Fresh scientists perform their haiku and limericks, and share the insights they've gained. Mohamed Tashani on vaccines from The University of Sydney Xufeng Lin on digital photo forensics from Charles Sturt University Juliano Morimoto on flies, gut bacteria and sex from Macquarie University Rebecca Poulos with slip slop slap and slide from the University of New South Wales Michael Widjaja with cleavage distration from the University of...

Duration: 00:26:04


Bright Sparks 2017 - part 2

1/1/2018
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Fresh Science: Claire Henry - Ovarian cancer targets, Juliano Morimoto - Fertility and gut bacteria, Rebecca Poulos - Sunlight and cancer, Mohamed Tashani – Making pneumonia vaccine more affordable, and Amy Moss – More chicken with less feed. Haiku and limericks! Hosted by Neil Byrne, Production checked by Charles Willock, Produced and hosted by Ian Woolf Support Diffusion by making a contribution btc: 1AEnJC8r9apyXb2N31P1ScYJZUhqkYWdU2 eth:...

Duration: 00:27:19


Ig Nobel Prizes 2017

12/25/2017
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Ten Ig Nobel prizes condensed from the full 90 minute ceremony for your listening pleasure. Science that first makes you laugh and then makes you think. Hosted by Marc Abrams of www.improbable.com. Sound checked by Charles Willock, Produced by Ian Woolf Support Diffusion by making a contribution btc: 1AEnJC8r9apyXb2N31P1ScYJZUhqkYWdU2 eth: 0x45d2cd591ff7865af248a09dc908aec261168395

Duration: 01:11:07


Ghost of Xmas 2000

12/18/2017
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News by Nick Perkins: I'm Not Dead Yet gene discovered, Mobile phone safety, Big Foot imprint found! Nick Perkins explains science of the beer gut, Lachlan Whatmore discusses anthropomorphism, Gina Satore with weird news from the Fortean Times: Potatoes that glow when they need watering, Why penguins waddle, and illegal Mexican Santas. Hosted by Adam Mark, Produced by Lachlan Whatmore, Technical assistance and editing by Ian Woolf. Sound and fact checked by Charles...

Duration: 00:28:29


Head transplant HEAVEN?

11/29/2017
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Stephen Juan talks with Lachlan Whatmore and Ian Woolf about keeping a severed head alive, Head transplants - HEAVEN? by Ian Woolf, RE: Your brains by Jonathan Coulton. Sound and fact checked by Charles Willock, Produced and presented by Ian Woolf Support Diffusion by making a contribution btc: 1AEnJC8r9apyXb2N31P1ScYJZUhqkYWdU2 eth: 0x45d2cd591ff7865af248a09dc908aec261168395

Duration: 00:32:49


Terminal decline and Zero emissions

11/29/2017
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Victoria Bond spoke to Prof. Mohammed Khadra about his latest book, Terminal Decline. They also spoke about end of life care, and the strained Australian health budget. Ian Woolf and Julianne Popple discuss their thoughts on end of life care and euthanasia. Marc West interviews Petra Liverani from Beyond Zero Emissions Australia, about climate change, science, and policy. Sound checked by Charles Willock, Produced and presented by Ian Woolf Support Diffusion by making a...

Duration: 00:33:19


Polarity, courtrooms, chilli and weirdness

11/27/2017
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From the dusty vaults of 2003: Christine Baker interviews Kip Williams from Macquarie University about courtroom psychology, Keir Smith looks at retinal displays, and finds his Uncle John's sense of direction, Adam Mark explains why pain can be a good thing, Chris Stewart explores the weirdness of Physicists. Produced and hosted by Ian Woolf Sound checked by Charles Willock, Produced and presented by Ian Woolf Support Diffusion by making a contribution btc:...

Duration: 00:23:23


Bright Sparks 2017 - part 1

11/20/2017
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Puppeteer fungus by Ian Woolf, Bright Sparks challenge with Neil Byrne: Jessica Allen on carbon for batteries from thin air, Yik Lung Chan about the affect on babies of tobacco use by parents. Zhengyu Wen on improving nitrogen uptake in plants using less fertiliser. Rona Chandrawati on Glaucoma treatment implants Xufeng Linfrom about forensic verification of digital photos and videos. Produced and hosted by Ian Woolf Sound and facts checked by Charles Willock, Produced and...

Duration: 00:22:17


Sound is the next wave

11/13/2017
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Australian Government wants you to post nude photos by Ian Woolf, Professor Ben Eggleton explains how how sound is the next wave in cutting edge communications technology. Production checked by Charles Willock, Produced and presented by Ian Woolf Support Diffusion by making a contribution btc: 1AEnJC8r9apyXb2N31P1ScYJZUhqkYWdU2 eth: 0x45d2cd591ff7865af248a09dc908aec261168395

Duration: 00:22:08


The Science behind the Internet

11/6/2017
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Nuclear diamond batteries by Ian Woolf, Ben Eggleton explains the science behind the internet. Production checked by Charles Willock, Produced and presented by Ian Woolf Support Diffusion by making a contribution btc: 1AEnJC8r9apyXb2N31P1ScYJZUhqkYWdU2 eth: 0x45d2cd591ff7865af248a09dc908aec261168395

Duration: 00:23:50


Expressive Blockchain AI Robots

10/30/2017
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Dubai takes to the air, by Ian Woolf, Ben Goertzal talks about his blockchain Artificial Intelligence platform and emotionally expressive robot Sophia, Production checked by Charles Willock, Produced and presented by Ian Woolf Support Diffusion by making a contribution btc: 1AEnJC8r9apyXb2N31P1ScYJZUhqkYWdU2 eth: 0x45d2cd591ff7865af248a09dc908aec261168395

Duration: 00:28:18


Head transplant HEAVEN

10/23/2017
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Stephen Juan talks with Lachlan Whatmore and Ian Woolf about keeping a severed head alive, Head transplants - HEAVEN? by Ian Woolf, RE: Your brains by Jonathan Coulton. Production checked by Charles Willock, Produced and presented by Ian Woolf Support Diffusion by making a contribution btc: 1AEnJC8r9apyXb2N31P1ScYJZUhqkYWdU2 eth: 0x45d2cd591ff7865af248a09dc908aec261168395

Duration: 00:31:19


Face recognition and civil rights

10/9/2017
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Australian Government will target asylum seekers from space, Driver's license database plundered for face recognition surveillance. Tim Norton from Digital Rights Watch talks about the new face recognition capability of the Australian Government. Rynos Theme by Kevin MacLeod Production checked by Charles Willock, Produced and presented by Ian Woolf Support Diffusion by making a contribution btc: 1AEnJC8r9apyXb2N31P1ScYJZUhqkYWdU2 eth: 0x45d2cd591ff7865af248a09dc908aec261168395

Duration: 00:26:25


Luna Letters and sub-orbital hops

10/2/2017
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NASA and RosCosmos to build moon station, SpaceX to launch two passengers around the Moon in 2018, SpaceX to use Mars spacecraft for sub-orbital hops around Earth by Ian Woolf, Taofiq Huq is sending your time capsule to the Moon. Rynos Theme by Kevin MacLeod Production checked by Charles Willock, Produced and presented by Ian Woolf Support Diffusion by making a contribution btc: 1AEnJC8r9apyXb2N31P1ScYJZUhqkYWdU2 eth: 0x45d2cd591ff7865af248a09dc908aec261168395

Duration: 00:23:04


The story of Ruby Payne-Scott part 2

9/25/2017
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Space Agency for Australia? by Ian Woolf, Claire Hooker tells the final part of the story of Ruby Payne -Scott, pioneer radio-astronomer. Rynos Theme by Kevin MacLeod Production checked by Charles Willock, Produced and presented by Ian Woolf Support Diffusion by making a contribution btc: 1AEnJC8r9apyXb2N31P1ScYJZUhqkYWdU2 eth: 0x45d2cd591ff7865af248a09dc908aec261168395

Duration: 00:23:43


The story of Ruby Payne-Scott part 1

9/18/2017
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Octopolis and DolphinAttack by Ian Woolf, Claire Hooker tells the first part of the story of Ruby Payne -Scott, pioneer radio-astronomer. Rynos Theme by Kevin MacLeod Production checked by Charles Willock, Produced and presented by Ian Woolf Support Diffusion by making a contribution btc: 1AEnJC8r9apyXb2N31P1ScYJZUhqkYWdU2 eth: 0x45d2cd591ff7865af248a09dc908aec261168395

Duration: 00:23:39


Rockets and Rejuvenation

9/11/2017
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Fish and flies young again by Ian Woolf, Patrick Wang talks rocket science with SpaceOps Australia. Rynos Theme by Kevin MacLeod Production checked by Charles Willock, Produced and presented by Ian Woolf Support Diffusion by making a contribution btc: 1AEnJC8r9apyXb2N31P1ScYJZUhqkYWdU2 eth: 0x45d2cd591ff7865af248a09dc908aec261168395

Duration: 00:23:35


Pupils Pulse at Parkes

9/4/2017
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SETI signals and Encoded E. coli by Ian Woolf, Rob Hollow talks about Pulse at Parkes for pupils at CSIRO Astronomy and Space Science. Rynos Theme by Kevin MacLeod Production checked by Charles Willock, Produced and presented by Ian Woolf Support Diffusion by making a contribution btc: 1AEnJC8r9apyXb2N31P1ScYJZUhqkYWdU2 eth: 0x45d2cd591ff7865af248a09dc908aec261168395

Duration: 00:26:40


Create UNSW, MakerSpace and Repair Cafe

8/28/2017
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Bionic bacteria get solar panels to make vinegar while yeast turns Astronaut urine into plastic by Ian Woolf, Anthony from Create UNSW show the latest student projects, Anna Lise explains MakerSpace, Bob invites you to learn to fix your stuff at the Bower's Repair Cafe. Rynos Theme by Kevin MacLeod Production checked by Charles Willock, Produced and presented by Ian Woolf Support Diffusion by making a contribution btc: 1AEnJC8r9apyXb2N31P1ScYJZUhqkYWdU2 eth:...

Duration: 00:21:03


Cuberider, CubeSat and MathWorks

8/21/2017
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Stealthy sonar spying on cell phones by Ian Woolf, Anh Nguyen, Flavia Ching Lu, Jenna Chan and Teresa Tran from Cerdon College develop space face cream with Cuberider data, Dr Elias Aboutanio from UNSW talks about sending CubeSats into space, Mathworks talks to Raspberry Pi and Arduino so you don't have to. Rynos Theme by Kevin MacLeod Production checked by Charles Willock, Produced and presented by Ian Woolf Support Diffusion by making a contribution btc:...

Duration: 00:22:46

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