The Science Show gives Australians unique insights into the latest scientific research and debate, from the physics of cricket to prime ministerial biorhythms.
How Chinese science was revealed to the world
A great range of scientific and technical achievements were made in China hundreds of years earlier than in Europe.
Improved photosynthesis may increase crop yields
More efficient molecules inside plants could bring a big increase in crop yields.
Climate forces change to traditional lifestyles in PNG
Failing crops and dwindling water supply are forcing change to the traditional lifestyles of PNG highlanders.
The Science Show’s Top 100 Australian Scientists
People know their sports stars, and their rock stars. Why don’t they know the stars of science who have helped shape our world? The Science Show’s Top 100 Australian Scientists hopes to generate discussion and raise the profile of Australia’s world class scientists.
Science Extra: Aspects of psychology: ADHD diagnosis explosion—and singing to babies
Aspects of mental health and psychology.
Diagnoses of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) doubled over the past year, and the cost of doing that increased substantially too.
And why do parents take so readily to singing to their babies—especially when it's time to change the nappy?
With Presenter of All in the Mind Sana Qadar
and Investigative Journalist Ange Lavoipierre
Hosted by Science Editor Jonathan Webb
H. G. Wells – father of science fiction
He imagined the atomic bomb, believed in a world government, wrote books about science and science fiction and was the first popular communicator of scientific ideas. Today we commemorate the life and achievements of Herbert George Wells.