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Science, culture and everything in between. Feel the heat. All species welcome.

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    • 4.6 • 301 Ratings

Science, culture and everything in between. Feel the heat. All species welcome.

    Science FAIL! A perilous story of why it's good to do

    Science FAIL! A perilous story of why it's good to do

    A sliding door moment. A test of character. A career on the line. What would you do?

    • 25 min
    DEMONS: be scared, very scared*

    DEMONS: be scared, very scared*

    When Jimena Canales went looking, she found them everywhere. But Science's demons are not the supernatural souls of religion.

    • 25 min
    From wild idea to COVID vaccine – meet the mRNA pioneer who could win a Nobel

    From wild idea to COVID vaccine – meet the mRNA pioneer who could win a Nobel

    No-one thought they would work. This dogged scientist persisted with a difficult idea. Now it's driving the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines.

    • 26 min
    Of Mice and Men: This top cancer scientist thought he knew a lot about cancer. Then he got it.

    Of Mice and Men: This top cancer scientist thought he knew a lot about cancer. Then he got it.

    You're a top cancer scientist. And then you get cancer. Suddenly you become "A Cancer Patient", and one of your colleagues is wielding the (robotic) scalpel. A story about science, knowledge, and vulnerability. (Summer Season highlight)

    • 28 min
    COVID-19, China’s wild wet markets, pangolins, and bats - is it US not THEM?

    COVID-19, China’s wild wet markets, pangolins, and bats - is it US not THEM?

    Why do deadly viruses love bats so much, why don’t bats get crook, and what’s with China’s wild wet markets? The curious making of a pandemic. (Summer Season highlight)

    • 31 min
    School gate racism, education reclaimed, and family found (Part 2)

    School gate racism, education reclaimed, and family found (Part 2)

    Three generations with powerful, personal stories of family lost and found, racism, and the right to education reclaimed. This is not your average Science Summer School. (Summer Season highlight)

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
301 Ratings

301 Ratings

oscar.ariza ,

Quality content by ABC

I just enjoy so much listening to this podcast produced by ABC I find the host questioning line and commentary really interesting, if you are into science or want to learn more about scientific topics/history most probably this podcast is for you.

JulesUD ,

Reformed conspiracy theorist.

I was in a conspiracy theory environment growing up and love this series so much👌🏼

(Gibberer) ,

Lightening?

• EPISODE: “Mike’s Miracle at Lightening Ridge”, in which we hope “lightening” doesn’t strike twice.

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