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Innovations (R Australia)

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Each week Desley Blanch highlights what's on the drawing boards of Australian inventors and what's just come off the production line. From concept to conclusion, from an idea to industry, Desley follows the process and focuses on the ingenuity.

Each week Desley Blanch highlights what's on the drawing boards of Australian inventors and what's just come off the production line. From concept to conclusion, from an idea to industry, Desley follows the process and focuses on the ingenuity.
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Location:

Melbourne, VIC

Description:

Each week Desley Blanch highlights what's on the drawing boards of Australian inventors and what's just come off the production line. From concept to conclusion, from an idea to industry, Desley follows the process and focuses on the ingenuity.

Language:

English

Contact:

Radio Australia GPO Box 428, Melbourne Australia 3001 + 61 39626 1500


Episodes

Innovations Podcast 14th December 2103

12/14/2013
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This is a repeat program first heard in December 2012

Duration: 00:27:22


Innovations Podcast 30th November 2013

12/1/2013
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This is a repeat broadcast of a program first aired in April 2013

Duration: 00:27:21


Innovations Podcast 16th November 2013

11/30/2013
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This is a repeat broadcast of a program first heard in August 2012

Duration: 00:27:22


Innovations Podcast 29th November 2013

11/29/2013
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Duration: 00:27:21


Innovations Podcast 15th November 2013

11/15/2013
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Duration: 00:27:01


Innovations Podcast 1st November 2013

11/2/2013
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Innovations is currently on a short break and so as this is a repeat broadcast of a program from March 2013.

Duration: 00:27:02


Innovations Podcast 19th October 2013

10/19/2013
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“Innovations is currently on a short break and so as this is a repeat broadcast of a program from April 2012.”

Duration: 00:26:52


Innovations Podcast 5th October 2013

10/5/2013
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Innovations is currently on a short break and so as this is a repeat broadcast of a program from March 2012.

Duration: 00:27:22


Innovations Podcast 21st September 2013

9/21/2013
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“Innovations is currently on a short break and so as this is a repeat broadcast of a program from June 2012.” REPEAT B'cast of Innovations 3rd June 2012 ... Innovations this week is about old and new, with one of the newest experiences in marketing: how to go viral. And, how hemp - an ancient crop - is making a comeback as a food source.

Duration: 00:26:52


Innovations Podcast 7th September 2013

9/7/2013
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NOTE: “Innovations is currently on a short break and so as this is a repeat broadcast of a program from November 2012.” On Innovations this week: a new laser treatment that could prevent eyesight loss for the one in seven people over 50 at risk of developing macular degeneration ; saving the lives of new mothers and, forgers had better watch out as a new computer automated system closes in on one-hundred per cent accuracy.

Duration: 00:27:22


Innovations Podcast 24th August 2013

8/24/2013
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Save Phosphorus, save the planet; a possible solution to the scourge of the crown-of-thorns starfish and innovative education programs to tackle childhood obesity. This a repeat broadcast of a program first heard in October 2012

Duration: 00:27:22


Innovations Podcast 9th August 2013

8/11/2013
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“Innovations is currently on a short break and so this is a repeat broadcast of a program from September 2012.” In this repeat program, A cure for MS? Is it triggered by an infection that is treatable by simple antibiotics. Also, Australian scientist Andrew Holmes.

Duration: 00:27:22


Innovations Podcast 27th July 2013

7/27/2013
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Innovations is currently on a short break. This program is a repeat broadcast from September 2012.

Duration: 00:27:22


Innovations Podcast 13th July 2013

7/13/2013
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On Innovations: a vaccine against liver fluke in animals gets a leg-up; a common chemical found in everything from low-fat milk to plastics and sunscreens is the surprising key to building more efficient energy storage devices and the successful transplanting of seagrasses to arrest their decline.

Duration: 00:26:52


Innovations Podcast 29th June 2013

6/29/2013
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On Innovations: a Tasmanian mussel farm’s multi-million dollar hatchery investment pays off; being cool with waste as a new biomass powered station powers up an Indian village; and a more efficient way for sugar mills to analyse can quality before the cane is even processed.

Duration: 00:26:52


Innovations Podcast 15th June 2013

6/16/2013
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A breakthrough in the treatment of mastitis that could save dairy farmers millions; shell grit as a by-product of dredging is finding a new life as a way to suppress dust and as a mulch and, a breakthrough in safe and sustainable wastewater re-use

Duration: 00:26:52


Innovations Podcast 1st June 2013

6/1/2013
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On Innovations: a whole new world opens up as a way is found to print lightweight solar panels like money; cars that talk to each other are expected to make driving safer and improve traffic flow but will drivers be overwhelmed with all the chatter, and cleaning up ultrasound probes with a more environmentally friendly approach.

Duration: 00:26:52


Innovations Podcast 18th May 2013

5/19/2013
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On Innovations: you’ll hear how the diagnosis of tuberculosis was fundamentally changed around the world - because of the dogged and protracted work by four Australian scientists; for diabetics a personalised mobile phone app to better record and manage their condition and for beer drinkers an ancient barley’s secret yields up beer that keeps fresher for longer.

Duration: 00:26:52


Innovations Podcast 4th May 2013

5/4/2013
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On Innovations: how an appeal to a young smoker’s vanity convinces a considerable number to stop smoking; when his 2-year-old daughter was left with multiple bruises from a blood collection procedure, the engineer dad has now forever changed the way blood is collected and tested; and the development of a far more accurate test for the horticultural disease fire blight that will protect apple and pear industries globally.

Duration: 00:26:52


Innovations Podcast 20th April 2013

4/20/2013
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On Innovations: the brave new world of the broadband-connected home and how it will change our lives; near-vision restored for the middle-aged with a contact lens worn overnight and, the wheel-chair bound would-be passenger gets easier access to travel with a low-cost modification of a coach seat.

Duration: 00:26:52

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