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Entertaining news and discussion about research that has impact on society and providing a wide range of science and technology news. Distributed nationally on the Community Radio Network.

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Entertaining news and discussion about research that has impact on society and providing a wide range of science and technology news. Distributed nationally on the Community Radio Network.

    Summer Series; 200 years of nursing and the return of the Zombie Pigs

    Summer Series; 200 years of nursing and the return of the Zombie Pigs

    Another week of summer, another episode of our Summer Series. This week we have a listen to an interview from last year between Claire and Professor Marie Gerdtz about the 200th anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, and the continued relevance of nursing in the 21st century. Then Stu digs up a story of the pigs that returned to life, or at least parts of them sort of did. Nurses vs Zombie Pigs, this week on Lost in Science. 

    Summer series; La Niña weather and how to engineer yourself a face masks

    Summer series; La Niña weather and how to engineer yourself a face masks

    It's Lost in Science Summer Series where we revisit some of our favourite science stories of 2020. This week Stu talks about the La Niña weather pattern, what it is and how it affects Australian climate, and Claire speaks to Professor Sandra Kentish about how to engineer yourself a mask to protect against COVID-19. 

    2020 24 hours to go: Lost in science end of year special

    2020 24 hours to go: Lost in science end of year special

    In our final show for 2020 we look at some of the science we missed and what else would have been making the news if a particular virus hadn't rudely interrupted everything. Happy New Year!

    Lost in Christmas Special!

    Lost in Christmas Special!

    It's Christmas time at Lost in Science! This week on the show Claire brings a new Australian native fauna version of the 12 days of Christmas, and Stu talks about what Santa Claus has to do with the most recent discovery that some Australian animals fluoresce under UV light. Also this week Chris returns to talk about what his what has been keeping him this occupied this Christmas - his twins - and the science of baby brain!

    Native grains part 2, and Australian Pterosaurs uncovered

    Native grains part 2, and Australian Pterosaurs uncovered

    This week on the show we hear Part 2 of an interview with Agricultural scientist Angela Pattison about her collaboration with Aboriginal traditional owners on how to incorporate native Australian grains into agricultural production. Claire also talks with Australian PhD candidate Adele Pentland about her discoveries of Australian Pterosaurs, and why such finds are so rare.

    Covid-19 vaccine update; Developing Native Grains for agriculture

    Covid-19 vaccine update; Developing Native Grains for agriculture

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