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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 - 17th September 2017

9/17/2017
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In the studio this week are Dr. Jeff, Dr. Catherine, Dr. Jen and Dr Shane. News: Bacteria on teeth is environmental not genetic, smoking outside health facilities, tattoo ink and its movement through the body's transport systems and zero and the Bakhshali manuscript. First guests: (in the studio) are Cassie Nolan and Charlie Medic science students from Monash University who are investigating the spread of Rainbow Lorikeets across Victoria. 'Where's Lori?' is a 'pop up' citizen...

Duration: 00:47:21


Einstein A Go-Go - 10th September 2017

9/13/2017
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In the studio this week Dr Shane is joined by EAGG colleagues Dr Jen & Chris KP. The team kick things off with some science news; sharing updates on A.I developments on Facebook, news from Saturn and Pluto and the 40th anniversary of Voyager. First Guest: Associate Professor Conor Hogan - Latrobe Institute of Molecular science. Connor and the EAGG team discuss the exciting new world of Molecular measurement and other scientific development using mobile phones. Second Guest: Dr Jeremy...

Duration: 00:47:26


Einstein A Go Go - 3 September 2017

9/4/2017
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Dr Shane, Dr Lauren, Dr Linden and Dr Ray are in the studio on this father's day show to discuss the father of global warming: Guy Callendar, Eureka awards and Dr Lauren’s final show before moving overseas. First guest: Professor Michael Fuhrer, Director, Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Future Low-Energy Electronics, Monash University discusses his seven year program into developing technologies to solve the power consumption issues of current electronic components as...

Duration: 00:54:02


Einstein A Go Go - 27 August 2017

8/29/2017
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Dr Ray joins Dr Shane in the studio with two studio guests. First guest is Rachel Fetherston Co-Founder and Publications Authority, Wild Melbourne. Wild Melbourne, a nature engagement charity that seeks to communicate the value of nature through science, art, community projects and storytelling. The team at Wild Melbourne will soon be launching a national brand, Remember The Wild, to broaden their reach and include more Australians in their mission to bring nature into the...

Duration: 00:48:22


Einstein A Go Go - 20th August 2017

8/22/2017
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Einstein A Go Go - 20th August 2017 Dr Euan, Dr Krystal, Dr Lyndon, Dr American Lauren, Dr Catherine, Dr Aussie Lauren Dr Jeff, Dr Chris KP & Dr Shane Radiothon – Its Alive! Only the strong subscribe. News items: What makes the fastest animals on earth?, Something in soap downgrades sperm quality, what is it?, Where is the ‘Dead Zone’?, rates of arthritis, Viral DNA in pigs coming back to life, How long does it take a goldfish to make a beer? Remember, “Science is everywhere”,...

Duration: 00:40:13


Einstein A Go Go - 13th August 2017

8/12/2017
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It's Alive! This week's team on the special Radiothon edition of "Frankenstein A Go Go" is Dr Shane, Dr Krystal, Dr Linden, Dr Laura, Dr Lauren, Dr Catherine and Chris KP. Be sure to subscribe! The team also discuss bendable batteries, and sequencing the genomes from the leather book bindings, snake skins evolving as a result of pollution, microbial batteries, long-lived deep sea tube worms, a new molecule that could prevent cavities, and scientist anniversaries. Program page:...

Duration: 00:35:54


Einstein A Go Go - 6th August 2017

8/6/2017
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In the studio this week are Dr. Linden, Dr. Lauren II, Dr. Ray and Dr Shane. News: Snow in Australia, Neutrino detection, Crown of Thorns Sea Stars nocturnal observation, TESS - transiting exoplanet survey satellite (and camera technology). Today's guest (in the studio) is Professor Doug Hilton - WEHI Director, who talked about his background, research, funding, Venetoclax in the treatment of CLL and all things commercialisation. Dr. Linden talks about getting involved in some local...

Duration: 00:40:49


Einstein A Go Go - 30th July 2017

8/2/2017
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In the studio this week with Dr Shane is colleagues Dr Laura, Dr Lauren and Dr Ray. The team kick things off with some science news, starting with a recent study into the major decline in western males sperm count, moving then into recent research into the brain of the dragonfly. The team then share some developing research into increasing nutrients in watersources caused by run off. First Guest: Linda McIver - Head of learning and digital technology at the John Monash science...

Duration: 00:48:08


Einstein A Go Go - 23 July 2017

7/25/2017
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Dr Shane, Dr Laura, Dr Linden and Dr Ray discuss the T-rex dinosaur speed, fish under stress, cost of CO2 on future generations, extensive look at coastal erosion, how Tuna fish use their lymphatic system and mosquito population control in California. First guest: Luke A. Connal, Senior Lecturer and veski Innovation Fellow, University of Melbourne discusses research developing a unique self-healing gel that could potentially be used to prevent screens from cracking, or ‘heal’ themselves...

Duration: 00:52:23


Einstein A Go Go - 16 July 2017

7/20/2017
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Dr Lauren and Dr Krystal join Dr Shane in the studio. In news this week - animated gifs in bacteria, Juno's images from Jupiter’s Great Red Spot, and water bears! First studio guest is Dr Sue Barrell, Chief Scientist and Group Executive, Science and Innovation, Bureau of Meteorology. Sue's role as Chief Scientist is about leading and connecting science across the Bureau, in making sure that we do the science we need to do, both at the practical applications level (new models,...

Duration: 00:47:25


Einstein A Go Go - 9th July 2017

7/10/2017
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Einstein A Go Go - 9th July 2017 Dr Linden, Dr Jen, Dr Chris KP, & Dr Shane First guest: Neil Degrasse Tyson – “American astrophysicist, author, and science communicator. Since 1996, he has been the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the Rose Centre for Earth and Space in New York City. The centre is part of the American Museum of Natural History, where Tyson founded the Department of Astrophysics in 1997 and has been a research associate in the department since...

Duration: 00:45:58


Einstein A Go Go - 2 July 2017

7/1/2017
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Dr Shane, Dr Linden, Dr Lauren and Dr Catherine bring you this week’s hottest science, including Victoria’s driest June on record, new research into safe levels of air pollution, Japan’s moonshot, defensive behaviour in different coloured fairy wrens, delivering the flu vaccine via a band-aid, and petunias’ fragrance. The team talk to Peter Scales, Director of Engagement at the Melbourne School of Engineering, about the Victorian Indigenous Engineering Winter School, and also about his...

Duration: 00:43:54


Einstein A Go Go - 25th June 2017

6/25/2017
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In the studio this week are Dr. Linden, Dr. Lauren II, Dr. Ray and Dr Shane. News: Cowherd Mathematics, Global risk of deadly heatwave events, The shape of eggs, Coronal mass solar ejections and thanks to listener Guy on the discussion around the use of CO2 capture discussion. The First guest (in the studio) is Professor Brian Smith, Head of the School of Molecular Sciences, Latrobe University who talks about molecular modelling. The Second Guest (in the studio) is Saskia Freytag,...

Duration: 00:51:53


Einstein A Go Go - 18th June 2017

6/20/2017
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In the studio this week with Dr Shane is colleagues Dr Catherine, Dr Lauren and Dr Jeff. After swapping stories and tips on mattresses, the team delve into some science related news. News from a recent winner of the Kyoto Prize who has been working on a new strain on wheat. Next up, A science version of Tinder? Can this readily made application style information searching be useful? The topic shifts to babies, placenta and technology meeting biology and finishes with the latest research...

Duration: 00:47:01


Einstein A Go Go - 11 June 2017

6/12/2017
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Dr Shane, Dr Laura, Dr Euan and Chris KP discuss 300,000 human fossils, zombie beetles, mushroom fossils, mass of a white dwarf star, projecting images inside the womb, crumb-free bread destined for space, top shelf whiskey test and the sound of bees. In a pre-recorded interview, Dr Jane Goodall explains what studying chimpanzees can teach us about being human and discusses environmental issues. Program page: http://www.rrr.org.au/program/einstein-a-go-go/ Facebook page: Einstein A Go...

Duration: 00:55:32


Einstein A Go Go - 4 June 2017

6/7/2017
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Joining Dr Shane on the show is Dr Lauren and Dr Ray. On the phone is Professor Richard Wilkinson, Emeritus Professor of Public Health at the University of Nottingham. Professor Wilkinson’s research has uncovered that economic inequality is the key driver for numerous health (and social) problems in developed countries such as Australia. Second guest is Amy Winship from Monash University's Biomedicine Discovery Institute. Her research proposal directly addresses two of the greatest...

Duration: 00:48:13


Einstein A Go Go - 28th May 2017

5/30/2017
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Einstein A Go Go - 28th May 2017 Dr Laura, Dr Krystal, Dr Ray & Dr Shane News items: The flamingo stance hypothesis, Where did all that whale come from?, North American Cicada growth. First Guest: Peter Veth, UWA Centre for Rock Art Research brings us information regarding the earliest evidence found for aboriginal people living on the Australian coast. More HERE Second Guest: Linden Ashcroft Senior researcher at Universitat Rovira i Virgili in southern Catalonia, Spain tells us about...

Duration: 00:44:59


Einstein A Go Go - 14 May 2017

5/14/2017
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In the studio this week are Dr. Jen, Dr. Euan, Chris KP and Dr Shane. Today's Program is Entirely News: Homo Naledi in South African Caves. Pristine fossilised ankylosaur found. The correlation between sleep deprivation and pain perception (similar research). Combating mosquito born diseases by changing mosquito genetics vs with Walbachia bacteria. Stradavari instruments, welding goggles and acoustics. Polar bears switching diet due to climate change. Science, Beauty and...

Duration: 00:54:14


Einstein A Go Go - 7 May 2017

5/9/2017
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In the studio this week with Dr Shane is colleagues Dr Catherine, Dr Lauren and Dr Ray. The team kick things off with science news. News this week include recent studies into the physiological adaptations of long distance runners, what makes them so good at running so fast,. and for so long? Next up the team discuss bio-engineering advancements surrounding prosthetics that can see and finally ask the question; When you see food, what makes you know its food and that you want to eat...

Duration: 00:43:35


Einstein A Go Go - 30 April 2017

5/1/2017
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Dr Shane, Dr Lauren (US) and Dr Ray discuss ancient DNA in soil, horse domestication and NASA Cassini mission update. First guest: Abigail Harrison, founder of The Mars Generation, tells us all about her fascination with space exploration and her personal aspirations in this pre-recorded interview. Visit http://www.themarsgeneration.org for more information. Second guest: Dr Thomas Newsome, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Deakin University discusses his studies into dingoes in Central...

Duration: 00:53:38

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